Gloria Estefan’s “WEPA” Soars to #1 on Billboard Dance Chart
By Amaris Castillo | 10/03/2011 - 12:16

Gloria Estefan Week may be over, but there is still a lot that the Cuban American legend is celebrating these days. For one, the 54-year-old singer released her highly anticipated album Miss Little Havana last week and her first single “WEPA” is soaring up the charts!

Gloria Estefan on Latinas: “We are smarter because we let the men think they are”

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Gloria Estefan Week: How Social Media Changed Her Life
Gloria Estefan Week: How Social Media Changed Her Life
By Angie Romero | 09/30/2011 - 12:19

Our celebs have gotten really savvy with social media, particularly Twitter, especially when it comes to breaking news. Gloria Estefan just joined earlier this year (@gloriaestefan), thanks to Pharrell, who produced her new album, Miss Little Havana. Ever since joining, her following has grown to 75,000 and counting.

Here’s the icon’s take on social media and why it’s helped her get closer to her fans.

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Gloria Estefan Week: Will There Ever Be Another Shakira? Gloria Thinks So!
Gloria Estefan Week: Will There Ever Be Another Shakira? Gloria Thinks So!
By Angie Romero | 09/29/2011 - 12:00

Ever wondered why there hasn’t been another Gloria Estefan, or another Shakira? We’re talking Latinas who have transcended huge barriers and gone on to become global phenoms? Sure, Enrique and Pitbull are having huge years, but what about the women? The Glorias and Shakiras seem to come around every eon—and according to Estefan, there’s a reason for that.

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Spoiler Alert! Our Favorite Moments from the HBO Documentary 'The Latino List'
By Amaris Castillo | 09/28/2011 - 17:00

An astronaut, an actress and an activist—what do they have in common? They all made The Latino List, a new documentary film premiering September 28 on HBO Latino and September 29 on HBO.  Directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, the film explores what it means to be a modern Latino and features interviews with a cross-section of figures from a myriad of disciplines.

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Gloria Estefan Week: Why She Thinks Pitbull Was Destined For Stardom
By Angie Romero | 09/28/2011 - 13:00

Gloria Estefan Fever continues! Given that Estefan collaborated with Pitbull on her new album, Miss Little Havana, we just had to ask her to give us her overall opinion of Mr. 305—who rocked LATINA’s Quinces party in NYC.

Here’s what Gloria had to say about her fellow cubano:

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WATCH: Gloria Estefan’s “WEPA” Music Video
By Amaris Castillo | 09/28/2011 - 08:35

We continue to celebrate our ‘Gloria Estefan Week’ with the brand new music video for Gloria Estefan’s “WEPA”! The song is the first single off her new album Miss Little Havana, out now on iTunes and available in Target. Released yesterday, the “WEPA” music video is filled to the brim with energy, color, and dance numbers. The gorgeous 54-year-old doesn’t let the young dancers leave her behind either – Estefan busts out her own moves as well. We absolutely love the song here at Latina!

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WATCH: Gloria Estefan Brings "WEPA" to 'The View'
By Amaris Castillo | 09/27/2011 - 14:00

The amazing Gloria Estefan performed on The View yesterday and all we can say is – wepa! Our Cuban American cover girl performed her new single “WEPA” – off of her highly anticipated album Miss Little Havana (out today). As part of our ‘Gloria Estefan Week,’ we wanted to share the video with you – the 54-year-old looks as gorgeous as ever and killed it on stage.

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Gloria Estefan Week: ‘Miss Little Havana,’ Song-By-Song
By Angie Romero | 09/27/2011 - 10:48

As part of ‘Gloria Estefan Week’ here at LATINA, we decided to do a song-by-song breakdown of her new dance album, Miss Little Havana, out September 27 (hard copy at Target, digital copy through iTunes). We went out and bought the album’s Target edition because we loved the album art by Cuban American artist LEBO so much!

Check out our unique take on Glorita’s latest offering (the Target version) below:

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