Star Tracker: William Levy, Paulina Rubio, Pedro Almodóvar and more!
By Amaris Castillo | 08/30/2011 - 14:00

William Levy received a surprise for his 31st birthday, when his mother and grandmother surprised the Cuban actor with a party. The party had a Hollywood theme, complete with a star-shaped cake and posters on the bathroom that read: “No Paparazzi.” The Triunfo del Amor actor, who was all smiles, posted photos from the party on his Twitter account.


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Colombians
Our Favorite Colombianos!
By Amaris Castillo | 08/26/2011 - 16:27

Colombiana hit theaters over the weekend, but not everyone was necessarily looking forward to it. The film, which stars our September cover girl Zoe Saldana, is about a young Colombian woman who becomes an assassin after witnessing the murder of her parents.


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VMAs
The 9 Best VMA Performances of All Time!
By Smriti Mundhra | 08/26/2011 - 16:19

If you're under drinking age, you probably associate MTV more with Jersey Shore than music videos. Every year, the network attempts to correct this wrong with the Video Music Awards, where the biggest stars of the year pay homage to the M in MTV. Crazy red carpet outfits, backstage antics and acceptance speeches provide plenty of fun, but what we really look forward to are the performances. To amp us up for this Sunday's telecast, we made a list of our picks of the top 10 Latino performances in VMA history.


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Social Media
Latin Celebs Break Personal News Via Social Media
By Latina Staff | 08/15/2011 - 10:15

Breaking big news using social media is becoming the norm for our celebs. Check out these recent big stories that have broken via Facebook, Twitter and even personal blogs:

Follow Latina on Facebook! Facebook.com/latinamagazine

Follow Latina on Twitter! Twitter.com/latinamagazine


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Star Tracker: Shakira, Alexa Vega, Antonio Banderas & More!
Star Tracker: Shakira, Alexa Vega, Antonio Banderas & More!
By Adriana Rivera | 08/11/2011 - 13:30

Shakira recently posted a video on her YouTube channel having fun playing golf in Mexico, hitting a few holes in one, and even giving lessons to friends. Of course, there were also shots of the Colombian singer goofing off and being silly.


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Demi Lovato Dishes on Dream Collaboration
Who Does Demi Lovato Really Want to Work With?
By Mariela Rosario | 08/08/2011 - 16:00

Want to know who Demi Lovato really wants to work with? It might surprise you given the young singer's rock & roll sensibilities. But we'll give you a hint: One is Colombian, the other is Cuban, but they both frequently call Miami their home. Watch the video below to find out...


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Our Readers Tell Us What Shakira and Dora the Explorer Have in Common!
10 Things Shakira and Dora the Explorer Have in Common!
By Lee Hernandez | 08/07/2011 - 22:20

Shakira recently teamed up with Dora the Explorer on an adorable song called "Todos Juntos," and earlier tonight, the superstar singer appeared in a special episode of Dora on Nick Jr. We love the new partnership between Shaki and Dora, so we asked our Facebook readers to tell us what the two inspiring Latinas have in common. Here are our favorite reader comments!


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WATCH: Shakira & Dora the Explorer Team up for "Todos Juntos"
WATCH: Shakira & Dora the Explorer Team up for "Todos Juntos"
By Mariela Rosario | 08/07/2011 - 19:22

Shakira is taking a step back from her sexy persona to partner with Dora the Explorer for an adorable new song called "Todos Juntos". But that's not the end of their collaboration! Shakira will also be appearing in a special episode of Dora airing tonight at 8 p.m. on Nick Jr.


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Shakira Miami Project
Shakira & FC Barcelona Partner to Bring Sports to Needy Children
By Amaris Castillo | 08/02/2011 - 11:15

In a press conference yesterday in Miami, Colombian singer, songwriter and philanthropist Shakira announced that her Fundación Pies Descalzos and FC Barcelona (her boyfriend Gerard Pique’s soccer team) have signed on agreement to build two sports complexes—one in Miami and one in Cartagena, Colombia—for local youth.

Shakira Joins Forces with FC Barcelona to Promote Education


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