Desi Arnaz
Remembering Desi Arnaz: 5 Things You Didn’t Know
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 03/02/2012 - 13:37

Today would have been Desi Arnaz’s 95th birthday. The Cuban-born musican and television pioneer had a remarkable life and career. Here’s a look at some things you might not know.

The 20 Most Iconic Latino Television Characters of All Time!

He was born into money:


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Only 2 percent of Oscar voters are Latino
Latinos Only Account For 2 Percent of Oscar Voters
By Sugey Palomares | 02/21/2012 - 13:39

Whenever we hear the exciting words, ‘And the Oscar goes to…’ seldom do we think about the forces behind the decision. The Academy Awards committee is an elusive group of Hollywood insiders, whose identities are often kept under wraps. According to the LA Times, Latinos make up for only 2 percent of the Oscar voting committee.


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Brazilian Contestant Wows "The Voice" Judges With Usher Imitation
Christina Aguilera Picks Brazilian Singer Who Rocks It Like Usher On ‘The Voice’
By Sugey Palomares | 02/21/2012 - 13:11

Usher better watch his back!

Christina Aguilera may have had her poker face on during last night’s The Voice, but the “Beautiful” pop star couldn’t stop smiling for Jonathas' rendition of “You Got It Bad.” Aguilera loved it so much that she turned her chair for the lucky father-of-two, which almost sounds like Usher’s vocal clone.


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Glee
PHOTO: First Look at Spanish-Themed 'Glee' Episode
By Adriana Rivera | 01/27/2012 - 13:11

In the February 7th episode of Glee, Puerto Rican music idol Ricky Martin plays a hot new Spanish teacher at William McKinley and turns the high school upside down in a “Livin’ La Vida Loca”-type situation.


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Dora
Meet the New Dora the Explorer!
By Adriana Rivera | 01/26/2012 - 14:34

Dora the Explorer has been a revolutionary character in the beloved animated Nickelodeon children’s show for 11 years. Now, there’s a new Dora in town, 11 year-old part-Ecuadorian actress Fátima Ptacek, and her voice is the one for the next generation.

WATCH: Shakira & Dora the Explorer Team up for “Todos Juntos”


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Fox
FOX Signs New Talent Deals With Latinos
By Adriana Rivera | 01/26/2012 - 11:13

FOX is trying to keep up with the demand for Latino actors on television by signing Mexican actors Martha Higareda and Adan Canto on for talent deals on the network.


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Sara Ramirez
FIRST LOOK: Sara Ramirez on 'Grey's Anatomy' Valentine's Day Episode!
By Adriana Rivera | 01/26/2012 - 10:24

The Grey’s Anatomy Valentine’s Day episode, airing February 9th, will be full of surprises. One of those romantic surprises includes Mexican-American actress Sara Ramirez’s character Callie and Jessica Capshaw’s character Arizona.

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Star Sara Ramirez Talks Romance, Kissing Scenes and Addictions


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William Levy
Daily Chisme: William Levy On ‘Single Ladies,’ Beyonce’s Baby Blue, And More!
By Sugey Palomares | 01/25/2012 - 09:30

We have scouted the web for this morning’s daily chisme! Grab your cup of café and read on:


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J.Lo Gives Puerto Rican "Idol" Singer A Second Chance
J.Lo Gives Puerto Rican 'Idol' Singer A Second Chance
By Adriana Rivera | 01/20/2012 - 12:19

On last night’s episode of American Idol, the judges were in Pittsburgh, PA searching for the best voice all around to compete for the title.


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EXCLUSIVE: Efren Ramirez Gets Animated in 'Napoleon Dynamite'
EXCLUSIVE: 'Napoleon Dynamite' Star Efren Ramirez on the Cartoon Version of Pedro: "I Have A Big Gut"
By Adriana Rivera | 01/13/2012 - 15:09

Get ready to break out your “Vote for Pedro” t-shirts! Napoleon Dynamite is back as an animated television series premiering on Sunday at 8:30 p.m. on FOX. Efren Ramirez, the half-Mexican, half-Salvadoran actor who voices the glorious return of his beloved character Pedro Sanchez, spoke to Latina.com exclusively about playing a cartoon, what it's like to play Pedro again, and how Pedro is moving on up!


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