Enrique Iglesias Keeps His Word and Waterskiis Naked
By Latina Staff | 08/06/2010 - 10:05

Enrique Iglesias is a man of his word. The Spanish heartthrob made a public promise that if Spain won the World Cup that he would waterski naked.


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Spain Wins the World Cup!
By Mariela Rosario | 07/12/2010 - 10:00

Spain won the 2010 FIFA World Cup yesterday, defeating the Netherlands 1-0 in extra time. The winning goal was scored by Andres Iniesta, who removed his jersey to reveal a white t-shirt that read: "Dani Jarque siempre con nosotros" (Dani Jarque always with us).


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Poll: Who Do You Want to See in the World Cup Finals?
By Yuliana Gomez | 06/30/2010 - 13:00

World Cup fever continues in the Latina offices!


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Watch: La Mala is Bad-to-the-Bone
By Grace Bastidas | 05/12/2010 - 13:03

In less than a week Mala Rodriguez will drop her fourth album Dirty Bailarina (out May 18; Universal), a title that is meant to evoke the image of “a woman who expresses her art without fear of getting dirty.” Sound interesting?


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Sound Check: Getting to Know Spain’s Amaral
By Grace Bastidas | 03/16/2010 - 20:00

Vocalist Eva Amaral teamed up with guitarist Juan Aguirre when they were students to form the pop-rock act Amaral in 1998. Since then, they’ve sold over two million records so perhaps it’s time we get to know the dynamic duo behind one of Spain’s hottest bands. I caught up with them a few days before their showcase at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas this week and here’s what they had to say.

Are you ready to conquer the North American market?


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Taste Testing: Tapas, A Taste of Spain in America
By Diana Delatorre | 02/05/2010 - 17:07

The Book

Early in his career, chef Jose Andres trained at the legendary El Bulli under none other than the famed Ferran Adria. Hearing the announcement that El Bulli will close for the next two years, I felt wistful for a taste of Spain and a bit depressed that I may never have the chance to eat at one of the world's best restaurants. Luckily, I found just the remedy with Andres's Tapas: A Taste of Spain in America.


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Video: Salsa Dancing Granny Wows Crowd on Spain's "Tú Sí Que Vales"
By Mariela Rosario | 12/11/2009 - 10:44

British grandmother Paddy Jones, 75, stole the show on Spain's equivalent of America's Got Talent, Tú Sí Que Vales. When she steps on to the stage you can see the judges doubting the fact that this older woman could possibly be capable of performing a convincing salsa acrobatica, but boy does she prove them wrong! Appearing on stage with a partner 40 years her junior, Jones proceeded to execute a series of thrilling flips, turns and whirls that most would find downright impossible at any age.


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Running of the Bulls on Cameron Diaz's Movie Set
By Mariela Rosario | 11/23/2009 - 10:43

Things got a little rowdy over the weekend on the set of Cameron Diaz and Tom Cruise's new film, Knight and Day, when seven bulls escaped their pens and ran rampant through the streets of Cadiz, in southern Spain for about 40 minutes. Two women were slightly injured after the bulls made a break for it and ran towards the beach. We can't really blame them, we probably would have done the same! 


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Spanish Poet Frederico Garcia Lorca's Remains to be Exhumed
By Mariela Rosario | 10/20/2009 - 09:00

The world may finally find out where legendary Spanish poet Frederico Garcia Lorca's remains were buried. Government officials in Southern Spain have cleared the way legally for remains buried at a mass grave site in a village near Granada to be exhumed. Andalusia regional government justice councilor Begona Alvarez said that the confidential exhumation would begin next Monday. 


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Oldest Woman to Give Birth Dies
By Christine Estevez | 07/16/2009 - 12:25

Maria del Carmen Bousada died last week at the age of 69, leaving behind her 2-year-old twin boys. She was the oldest woman on record ever to give birth. Though she was 65 at the time she was impregnated, the Española lied to doctors at the Pacific Fertility Clinic in Los Angeles, telling them she was 55—the age limit for in vitro fertilization—in order to fulfill her dream of motherhood. Bousada, who was a single mom, gave birth to Pau and Christian in December 2006 at the age of 66.


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