By Grace Bastidas | 03/23/2011 - 15:45
For food lovers . . . Barcelona
By Smriti Mundhra | 03/21/2011 - 14:30
Warmer weather is coming, and as we put together our summer playlist we’re 120 percent sure Spanish indie pop quintet Polock will be on it. Their debut single “Fireworks” is the kind of up-tempo ditty that defines backyard bbq's and long drives with the top down while rocking neon Wayfarers en route to La Costa del Sol. The synth-laden hooks take us back to the 80s—possibly our favorite musical era ever— and remind us a whole lot of France’s Phoenix.
By Grace Bastidas | 03/07/2011 - 14:00
Carnival kicked off this weekend, which means it’s time to let loose before Lent rolls around. Not that you have to be Catholic to indulge in a little church-sanctioned debauchery. Hedonists of all stripes can party at celebrations all across Latin America. Just pick your destination.
By Erika Ramirez | 02/28/2011 - 17:07
Until this past weekend, you probably didn’t know that Charlie Sheen’s birth name is Carlos Irwin Estevez. That’s because, to our knowledge, it’s the first time he has personally mentioned his birth name to the media.
By Mariela Rosario | 02/22/2011 - 10:20
The first photos have hit the web of Shakira holding hands with Gerard Pique, confirming what we've been speculating for weeks about a possible relationship between the Colombian pop star and the FC Barcelona defender. The duo were snapped entering a local Spanish restaurant with their fingers interlocked. Despite the fact that both have issued strong denials, the photographs seem to be proof positive.
By Irasema Romero | 02/11/2011 - 13:45
Brazilian soccer player Daniel Alves says he deals with racism at almost every one of the matches he plays with La Liga franchise FC Barcelona. The Associated Press reports that futbol fans regularly subject the 27-year-old defender to racial insults, including “monkey.”
By Latina Staff | 02/08/2011 - 12:20
In honor of New York Fashion Week coming up in the next couple of days, we thought male models would be appropriate for this weeks Crushing On. Remember, you pick the winner, so vote on your favorite model. The person with the highest vote will be featured as our Crush on Wednesday. Don't forget to tell us who you picked and why on our Facebook page!
1) Andres Velencosco Segura (Spanish)
By Stacey Rivera | 01/24/2011 - 11:30
While we were scanning the Internet this morning, two stories out of Spain kept coming up, and both of them had us oddly interested.
First, a 63 year-old German artist has designed the “Corona Save the Beach Hotel,” a traveling hotel made of trash, all collected from European beaches. While the project has been ongoing since the summer, the hotel spent last week in Madrid, Spain. Which leads us to our next item.
By Mariela Rosario | 12/08/2010 - 09:16
In a revelatory new interview in V magazine Spain, Salma Hayek admits for the first time that she came to the country illegally.
“I was an illegal immigrant in the United States,” Hayek said during the interview. “It was for a small period of time, but I still did it."
By Grace Bastidas | 10/13/2010 - 10:17
Afro-Spanish singer Buika is kicking off a stateside tour this Friday in Chicago and if her last album, El Último Trago is any indication, she’s bound to unleash a torrent of raw emotion that will make you feel completely vulnerable. That’s the effect Buika has on everyone, including her good friend Pedro Almodóvar, who wrote the liner notes in the CD. We recently sat down with the 37-year-old songstress to talk lyrics, love and heartbreak. Here’s what she had to say: