President Obama on Puerto Ricans: "People On This Island Don't Quit"
President Obama on Puerto Ricans: "People On This Island Don't Quit"
By Mariela Rosario | 06/14/2011 - 15:35

President Obama spoke to the people of Puerto Rico today, becoming the first sitting president in 50 years to visit the island nation (President John F. Kennedy was the last). Back in 2008, when he was the Democratic candidate for the highest office in the U.S., Obama made a promise to the residents of Puerto Rico that he would return as President, and today he kept his word.


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5 Things You May Not Know About Puerto Rico
5 Things You May Not Know About Puerto Rico
By Mariela Rosario | 06/13/2011 - 12:45

In honor of President Obama's pending visit to Puerto Rico (the first by a sitting president in 50 years!) and the National Puerto Rican Day parade that just rocked New York City, we wanted to share five cool facts you may not know about the small, but influential, Caribbean nation:


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Latino Hangover Cures
The 5 Best Latin American Hangover Cures
By Grace Bastidas | 06/08/2011 - 16:00

You know the consequences—blazing headache, nausea, dry mouth, upset stomach, red eyes, muscle pain—and still, you decide to do one more kamikaze shot. And while you may not end up in Bangkok like the boys from The Hangover Part II, you will most likely end up hovering over your toilet. Thankfully we have the best Latin American cures for even the most persistent of hangovers.

Menudo in Mexico


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Vogue took Bruno to PR
Bruno Mars on His Trip to Puerto Rico: "This is My Heritage"
By Irasema Romero | 05/26/2011 - 16:52

Bruno Mars returned to his roots during a recent first-time visit to Puerto Rico, where he had a photo shoot for a Vogue magazine fashion spread with a fellow boricua, model Joan Smalls.


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President Obama
Obama Will Be The First President to Visit Puerto Rico in 35 years!
By Stacey Rivera | 05/25/2011 - 12:23

Our partners at FoxNewsLatino.com are reporting that the Governor of Puerto Rico,Luis Fortuño, has confirmed that President Barack Obama will visit the island on June 14th, fulfilling his campaign promise to return to Puerto Rico as President.


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Ricky Martin
Puerto Rican Cardinal Asks Ricky Martin Not to Promote Homosexuality
By Amaris Castillo | 04/11/2011 - 15:00

Luis Aponte Martínez, Archbishop Emeritus of San Juan de Puerto Rico, has officially asked Ricky Martin to not promote homosexuality.  “I beg him, for the love of his children (for whom I imagine he wants the best), that he [Ricky Martin] try to set an example of the great values we all share to our youth – especially in regards to sex,” said the Cardinal.


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America's Next Best Dance Crew
Why We're Rooting For Puerto Rico's 787 Crew on 'America's Best Dance Crew'
By Smriti Mundhra | 04/07/2011 - 18:23

Drama is an essential ingredient when it comes to reality TV competitions, but Puerto Rico's 787 Crew got more than they bargained for last week. The night before their first performance on hit MTV show America’s Best Dance Crew, Emmanuel Pagan [aka PeRy]—one of the seven-member crew—broke his leg.
 


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POLL: How Do You Identify Racially?
POLL: How Do You Identify Racially?
By Mariela Rosario | 04/05/2011 - 17:00

2010 census results are in and there was one incredibly interesting new trend in Puerto Rico. For the first time ever, the number of Puerto Ricans identifying themselves solely as black or American Indian jumped about 50 percent in the last decade. This is a marked shift from previous census results.

“It truly breaks with a historic pattern,” Jorge Duany, an anthropology professor at the University of Puerto Rico told the Associated Press.


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Ricky Martin
Puerto Rican Pastor Attacks Ricky Martin For Being Gay
By Irasema Romero | 04/01/2011 - 15:00

Ricky Martin kicked off his Music, Soul and Sex tour last Friday in Puerto Rico, but the set of four sold-out concerts didn’t please everyone. Wanda Rolon, a pastor of the First Christian Church in Northern Puerto Rico, took it upon herself to attack Ricky Martin for being gay.


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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Ricky Martin Kicks Off the MAS Tour!
By Mariela Rosario | 03/31/2011 - 08:56

Ricky Martin just kicked off his latest world tour, MAS (Musica+Alma+Sexo) in his home country of Puerto Rico and we have some exclusive concert video, courtesy of Rondene PR. Rocking a new mohawk, a black leather moto jacket and some tight pants, our fave former Menudo star definitely still knows how to shake his bon bon!

Check out the video below and tell us:


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