'Backstreet Boys' 20th Anniversary: The 20 Hottest Photos of Puertorriqueño Howie Dorough!
By Tom Castaneda | 04/24/2013 - 10:03

Backstreet’s back, alright!  It’s hard to believe it’s been 20 years since Howie Dorough and his (Backstreet) Boys joined voices to take the music world by storm.

Two years after forming the band in Orlando, Florida, the 39-year-old Puerto Rican singer and his band mates released their debut single “We’ve Got It Goin’ On” in 1995. In the years that followed, the Backstreet Boys proved they really did have it goin’ on, selling more than 130 million albums worldwide.


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Carlos Correa plays in Perfect Game All-American Classic in San Diego in 2011
Puerto Rican Teen Carlos Correa Makes History in MLB Draft
By Samantha Leal | 06/05/2012 - 09:28

The 17-year-old shortstop Carlos Correa made history Monday night as the number one pick from Puerto Rico for the Houston Astros. Previously, catcher Ramon Castro had made hometown history as the highest-drafted player out of Puerto Rico at pick number 17, going to the Houston Astros in 1994.

Correa, moments before speaking to the crowd at the draft site, reached into his pocket near the podium and pulled out a small Puerto Rican flag, waving it to the cheering crowd.


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Mitt Romney
Election 2012: Mitt Romney’s Latino Problem?
By Viviana Hurtado | 03/15/2012 - 11:16

Mitt Romney’s problem may not be the strong challenge to his “inevitable” GOP Presidential nomination Rick Santorum is presenting.  The former Senator from Pennsylvania swept the Mississippi and Alabama primaries, providing proof that southern Evangelical voters don’t believe Romney is conservative enough.  “We did it again!,” triumphantly declared Santorum to cheers on Tuesday night.


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EXCLUSIVE: Ronnie from 'The Jersey Shore' Breaks Down His Latin Roots!
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Ronnie from 'The Jersey Shore' Breaks Down His Latin Roots!
By Lee Hernandez | 12/21/2011 - 10:40

Jersey Shore star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro stopped by the Latina offices earlier this week, and talked exclusively to Latina.com about his Latin roots, his love of arroz con gandules, pernil and pasteles, and why he can't get enough of Spanish girls. Plus, the reality star dished on the "mean Coquito" his family makes, and explained why Snooki isn't proud of her Chilean heritage. 


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J.Lo Is Bringing Latina Laughs to MTV
Jennifer Lopez Producing New Latina Comedy for MTV
By Amaris Castillo | 11/02/2011 - 13:00

According to The Hollywood Reporter, MTV has ordered a half-hour comedy developed by Boricua superstar Jennifer Lopez.


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J.Lo Fly Girl
Is Jennifer Lopez Returning As A Fly Girl?
By Amaris Castillo | 10/31/2011 - 15:57

Remember when Jennifer Lopez was a Fly Girl on the 90s series In Living Color? Google it if you’re too young. TV Line is reporting that the sketch comedy series that helped launch the 42-year-old Boricua superstar’s career – and others – will be brought back to life.


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Lana Parilla
EXCLUSIVE: 'Once Upon A Time' Star Lana Parrilla Reveals Her Favorite Fairy Tale Characters
By Lee Hernandez | 10/21/2011 - 14:30

Whenever she watched Snow White as a young girl, half-Puerto Rican actress Lana Parrilla always rooted for the evil queen. Now, the 34-year-old actress is making Snow’s life a living hell as the classic villain in ABC’s spellbinding new series, Once Upon A Time (premiering this Sunday, October 23 at 8/7c).


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EXCLUSIVE: Lana Parrilla
EXCLUSIVE: ‘Once Upon A Time’ Star Lana Parrilla Says Hollywood Told Her: "You Don't Look Latina Enough"
By Lee Hernandez | 10/17/2011 - 15:07

Half-Puerto Rican actress Lana Parrilla has one of the most exciting roles on TV this fall—the part of the evil queen in ABC's fantastic new drama, Once Upon A Time (premiering Sunday, Oct. 23rd at 8/7c). But Lana's highly coveted new role is one she may not have gotten—if she hadn't made the drastic decision to chop off her long locks a few years ago. 


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Introducing Ziah Colon from 'Footloose'
Introducing 'Footloose' Star Ziah Colon
By Amaris Castillo | 10/10/2011 - 14:19

We're proud to report that Puerto Rican actress Ziah Colon is one of the stars of the highly anticipated remake of Footloose, which hits theaters nationwide this Friday, October 14th! 


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Kirk Acevedo
EXCLUSIVE: 'Prime Suspect' Star Kirk Acevedo on Women, Shoes and Rita Moreno
By Lee Hernandez | 09/22/2011 - 13:36

Puerto Rican actor Kirk Acevedo is very sexy as an NYPD detective on the new procedural, Prime Suspect (premiering tonight at 10/9 on NBC). So rather than ask the hunky actor (Oz, Fringe) what it's like to play a cop on TV, we asked Kirk a few fun questions about women, working out and making out!


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