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Johnny Depp to Shoot New Movie, "The Rum Diary," in Puerto Rico
By Monica Herrera | 01/30/2009 - 13:53

Johnny Depp is headed for la isla del encanto! The smoldering star will begin shooting his next film project, The Rum Diary—based on the book by deceased novelist Hunter S. Thompson—in Puerto Rico later this year, confirms Puerto Rico governor Luis Fortuño.


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Puerto Rico Refuses to House GITMO Detainees
By Mariela Rosario | 01/28/2009 - 18:20

President Obama made it abundantly clear that one of the top priorities of his administration would be closing Guantanamo Bay and ending torture on the part of the United States. But in order for the controversial detention center to be closed in a year, as per the President's orders, other countries will have to step up and help in absorbing some of the 245 prisoners still being held at Guantanamo. The US has asked other countries to take detainees whom it does not intend to put on trial, and who cannot be sent home for fear they might be mistreated.


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Obama Promises to Address Status of Puerto Rico
By Mariela Rosario | 01/15/2009 - 08:51

Barack Obama has pledged to allow Puerto Rico to once and for all tackle the issue of its political status in his first term as president of the United States.

The controversial subject of Puerto Rico's status has been dividing the population of the small island territory for years, with some residents favoring state-hood, others favoring independence and some favoring the current commonwealth status.


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Street Life: San Juan, Puerto Rico
By Latina Staff | 09/24/2008 - 10:53
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La Isla del Encanto
By Mariela Rosario | 05/06/2008 - 11:57


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Wisin Confirms He's Getting Married!
By Monica Herrera | 04/25/2008 - 12:02

Ladies, there’s only one member of El Duo Dinámico left to lust over now! Puerto Rican daily Primera Hora reports that Wisin of reggaeton duo Wisin & Yandel is about to follow in Don Omar’s footsteps and walk down the aisle with his 23-year old girlfriend, Yomaira Ortiz. Wisin, whose real name is Juan Luis Morera Luna, already has a 7-month old daughter, Yelena, with Ortiz, and the couple live together in Puerto Rico.


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Puerto Rico High Fashion Week
By Mariela Rosario | 03/27/2008 - 16:04

Puerto Rico High Fashion Week is the most anticipated and prestigious event for the fashion industry both on the island and in the Caribbean. It is the only fashion show that presents collections of principal Puerto Rican designers as well as new talent and special invited guests who have attained international recognition.


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Saborea Puerto Rico
By Mariela Rosario | 03/24/2008 - 15:34

From Friday, April 4, to Sunday, April 6, foodies will be flocking to the island to take part in Saborea Puerto Rico.


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