Ruben Blades in 'Safe House'
WATCH: Ruben Blades Back On-Screen in 'Safe House'
By Latina Staff | 02/10/2012 - 17:41

Panamanian actor and musician Ruben Blades is back on-screen! The 63-year-old is starring in the action-packed thriller Safe House. The movie includes a set of A-list actors including Ryan Reynolds and Denzel Washington. Blades plays a character named Toby Frost in the new flick directed by Daniel Espinosa.


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Star Tracker: Jenni Rivera
Star Tracker: Antonio Banderas, Jenni Rivera, Adamari Lopez and more!
By Amaris Castillo | 08/31/2011 - 14:30

—Mexican American singer Jenni Rivera is switching things up a bit with her new album. Instead of the banda music we have long associated the 42-year-old with, Rivera’s new single, Basta Ya, is a pop tune off her new album, Joyas Prestadas (Borrowed Jewels).


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Afro-Latinos You Should Know About
Afro-Latinos You Should Know About
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 06/17/2011 - 16:30

In honor of Juneteenth—Sunday’s holiday commemorating Texas slaves being the last to find out that they’d been emancipated, thus sparking an annual holiday that celebrates African American heritage—we thought we’d add some Latino flavor to the mix. Here are just a few Afro-Latinos whose lives and accomplishments are worth celebrating.


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WATCH: 'Cristiada' Trailer!
By Mariela Rosario | 04/01/2011 - 10:55

A trailer for the film, Cristiada, has finally dropped! The cast reads like a veritable who's who of Latin Hollywood so we've been looking forward to getting a peek at this production since news first broke that they were filming.


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‘Cristiada’ is a Passion Project for Eva Longoria Parker
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/26/2010 - 09:00

At a Mexico City press conference for her latest movie, Cristiada, Eva Longoria (who co-stars with Andy Garcia) told reporters in Spanish: “Sorry about my Spanish.  I was born in the United States, but I’m Mexican to the core.”


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Video: Alejandro Sanz, Alicia Keys, Calle 13 and Rubén Blades Shine at Latin Grammys
By Mariela Rosario | 11/06/2009 - 09:37

The stars came out last night to celebrate the Latin Grammy Awards in Sin City, and the show was an interesting combination of circus freakery, casino gaudiness and Latin love.

The two highlight performances of the evening had to be Calle 13's rousing performance with Rubén Blades of their socially conscious hit, "La Perla," and Alejandro Sanz’s duet with Alicia Keys for their single, "Looking for Paradise."

In case you missed it, here are videos of their performances. Whose do you like best?


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Calle 13 Gets Cool Reception at Latin Grammy Awards
By Mariela Rosario | 11/05/2009 - 22:10

Calle 13 swept all five categories they were nominated for at the Latin Grammy Awards, taking home honors for best Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Urban Music Album, Alternative Song and Short Form Music Video. But judging by the chilly reception of the crowd when they picked up the award for Best Record of the Year, it doesn't seem like they'll be getting much dap from their peers.


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