Mercedes Johnson
Latina Survives Plane Crash and Turns her Loss Into Hope
By Sugey Palomares | 01/31/2012 - 11:30

Mercedes Ramirez Johnson survived most people’s worst fear – a plane crash. On her 21st birthday in 1995, Johnson boarded a flight with her parents from Miami to Cali, Colombia. Tragically, the plane crashed in the Andes Mountains and only four people survived. Johnson lost her parents and suffered serious injuries from the accident. Despite all of the challenges she faced, the mother of four boys finished college and transformed her terrible experience into a hopeful story.

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J.R. Martinez Won't Name His Daughter 'Salami' or 'Apple Cider'
By Jill Pankow | 01/31/2012 - 11:23

When it comes to baby names there’s no family feud between part-Salvadorian J.R. Martinez and girlfriend Diana Gonzalez-Jones who are expecting their first daughter this May.

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Oscars 2012: Jennifer Lopez Added to List of Presenters
Jennifer Lopez to Present at the Oscars
By Jill Pankow | 01/31/2012 - 10:41

Singer, actress and American Idol judge Jennifer Lopez can now add another accolade to her ever expanding list of credentials: Oscar presenter. It was announced on Monday that the multi-talented Puerto Rican will be handing out an Oscar during the 84th Annual Academy Awards according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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 Shakira knighted in France, receives top prize at NRJ Music Awards
Shakira Knighted in France
By Jill Pankow | 01/31/2012 - 10:37

International superstar Shakira certainly shook things up this past weekend in France. The Colombian beauty was awarded the Knight of the Order of the Arts and Letters by France’s Minister of Culture and Communication Frederic Mitterand for her contributions in the world of music according to

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Lindsay Lohan
Which Latina is Suing Lindsay Lohan?
By Sugey Palomares | 01/30/2012 - 14:39

Pitbull isn’t the only Latino suing Lindsay Lohan!

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Sofia Vergara: My Boyfriend Loves My Career
Sofia Vergara: "My Boyfriend Loves My Career"
By Jill Pankow | 01/30/2012 - 14:32

Walking the red carpet at the SAG Awards, Modern Family beauty Sofia Vergara dished to E!’s Guiliana Rancic about how her boyfriend, Nick Loeb, really feels about her successful, skyrocketing career.

No Future for Sofia Vergara in Politics-For Now

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Jencarlos Canela
JenCarlos Canela is Ready to Be a Daddy!
By Sugey Palomares | 01/30/2012 - 13:48

Let the countdown begin!

Telenovela stars, JenCarlos Canela and Gaby Espino are expecting to welcome their firstborn son, Nicolás, in the next coming weeks. The 23-year-old Cuban heartthrob and singer revealed to People en Español, “My beautiful son…I can’t wait to see his face, hug him, and spend time with him.”

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Modern Family Wins Best Comedy at SAG Awards!
'Modern Family' Wins Best Comedy at SAG Awards!
By Jill Pankow | 01/30/2012 - 10:25

For the second time the SAG Awards’ top prize in comedy went to ABC’s “Modern Family. The cast, which includes Colombian actress Sofia Vergara and scene stealer Rico Rodriguez, won for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Sunday night.

WATCH: Sofia Vergara Schools Ellen DeGeneres in Spanish

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WATCH: Christina Aguilera Pays Tribute to Etta James
WATCH: Christina Aguilera Pays Tribute to Etta James
By Jill Pankow | 01/30/2012 - 09:24

Christina Aguilera serenaded mourners at the private funeral of legendary performer Etta James this past Saturday. The half-Ecuadorian singer belted a teary, soulful rendition of James’ “At Last.” Stevie Wonder also performed singing “Shelter in the Rain” and “The Lord’s Prayer.”

Christina Aguilera returns to her "Raw" Roots For New Album

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Casa de mi Padre
PHOTO: Will Ferrell Stars in 'Casa de mi Padre'
By Jill Pankow | 01/27/2012 - 14:45

This spring theatres will welcome a gun slinging, dramatic mustache clad telenovela inspired movie starring none other than the hilarious Will Ferrell. The film, Casa de mi Padre, tells the story of Mexican Rancher Armando Alvarez (Ferrell) who falls for his younger brother Raul’s (Diego Luna) new fiancée, Sonia (Genesis Rodriguez).

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