Hugo Chávez’s Condition Worsens
By Amaris Castillo | 03/05/2013 - 10:15

The world knows a bit more about Hugo Chávez’s condition now, and it’s not good.

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Hugo Chavez’s 10 Most Outrageous Moments
By Jesus Trivino | 03/01/2013 - 12:52

Hugo Chavez has died after struggling with cancer. In his lifetime, the Venezuelan president marched to the beat of his own drum – and that drum was usually off-beat. Click through the late leader’s craziest moments.

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Chávez's Health Watch: From Silent Night to Twitter Nights in Caracas
By Fox News Latino | 01/04/2013 - 10:56

The most sought-after present during this Christmas season here in Venezuela? A tidbit of information regarding the health of President Hugo Chávez, a scarce and murky commodity after his six-hour surgery performed over three weeks ago in Havana.

However, no matter how poor the information flow was at first, the picture that has emerged in the last few days is clear, and it is one of a seriously ill president, a government scrambling to stay in power and an opposition ready (and some say too eager) to step in and step up.

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The Little Mermaid Ariel Plastic Surgery Advertisement
Ariel Gets Some Major Work Done
By Samantha Leal | 08/20/2012 - 19:00

In an ad that both confuses us and ruins childhood memories, a Venezuelan plastic surgery center gives the mermaid princess Ariel, well, some major work. The ad for Clinica Dempere shows Ariel escaping from Ursula the seawitch and swimming straight for the clinic -- where she's given not only legs, but seemingly bigger boobs, a nose job and probably some Botox, to boot.

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Dayana Mendoza, Celebrity Apprentice
'Celebrity Apprentice’ Star Dayana Mendoza Trumps the Competition (Exclusive Interview)
By Jesus Trivino | 03/16/2012 - 16:04

The cast of NBC's Celebrity Apprentice has never looked better! You can thank former Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza (and modeling icon Patricia Velasquez) for infusing the motley crew of stars with a ton of Latina beauty and smarts. After five weeks, the 25-year-old Venezuelan model/philanthropist is still going strong on the cutthroat reality show. Mendoza’s charity of choice is the Latino Commission on AIDS, an organization she’s been involved with since 2008.

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EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEK: Chino y Nacho on MTV Tr3s 'Rock Dinner'
By Amaris Castillo | 11/16/2011 - 16:16

On tonight’s episode of MTV Tr3s’ Rock Dinner, Venezuelan urban duo Chino y Nacho will come face-to-face with Mayra, one of their biggest fans and have a taste of a meal she labored over. The duo requested a Venezuelan-style meal. Curious to know how it turned out?

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Introducing Christian Ty
VIDEO: Introducing Christian Ty
By Amaris Castillo | 07/25/2011 - 15:27

Since the age of four, Christian Ty has been interested in entertainment.  His family watched as the young boy would pick up a cuatro—a Latin American instrument that is a smaller version of a guitar with four strings—and pretend to play.  Now 23, the Venezuelan-born artist debuted his first single, “Llora, Me Llama,” earlier this summer.  Out on iTunes, “Llora, Me Llama” is a Spanish cover of a hit song originally from Brazil and was produced by Adrian

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Edgar Ramírez Reacts to Emmy Nomination!
By Amaris Castillo | 07/15/2011 - 12:30

Yesterday we reported that Edgar Ramírez was nominated for an Emmy for Best Actor in a Mini-Series.  The Venezuelan actor’s received an Emmy nod for his inspirational turn as fellow countryman and revolutionary Ilich Ramírez Sánchez (aka Carlos the Jackal) in the five and a half hour-long mini-series, Carlos.  Ramírez took to Twitter to express his excitement.  “I’m very happy with this Emmy nomination!  Olivier

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Life Without Chávez? Venezuelans Ponder The Thought
By Amaris Castillo | 07/08/2011 - 16:00

Many Venezuelans have begun to ponder life without their leader. Hugo Chávez, who has ruled the Latin American country for the past 12 years, has been seen only sporadically in public lately and revealed that he is battling cancer on June 30.

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Introducing Daniela Brooker
Introducing Daniela Brooker
By Amaris Castillo | 07/04/2011 - 09:00

Daniela Brooker’s soulful voice has helped her land gigs throughout London and has even caught the attention of an acclaimed producer—that’s a quite an accomplishment for a 17-year-old!  A blend of pop, rock, and hip-hop, Brooker’s music has been winning fans across the United Kingdom.  Her upbeat new single ‘Turn It Up’, which was released earlier last month and which Brooker wrote herself, was picked up by the Chris Evans Breakfast Show, the flagship show on BBC Radio 2 in the UK. 

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