Amaris Castillo

'Devious Maids' Renewed for Second Season!
UPDATE: 'Devious Maids' Renewed for Second Season

Update: After much anticipation, Lifetime has renewed Devious Maids for a second season! According to The Wrap, Lifetime executive vice president and general manager Rob Sharenow said on Tuesday that the series has received a renewal for 13 more episodes.

Looks like we might be seeing Devious Maids for a while longer on television.


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Happy Birthday Juanes! 20 Reasons Why We Love Him

We want to wish the incomparable Juanes a wonderful birthday today! Our fave Colombian musican (and loving dad) is now 41 years old.

In honor of his special day, we’ve listed several reasons why we love the rocker so much. Feel free to add your own reasons below in our comments section.

Happy Birthday, Juanes!

1. He’s a Proud Latino


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Latinos Among Medal of Freedom Award Recipients
Latinos Among Medal of Freedom Award Recipients

Hearty congratulations are in order for two Latinos who will soon receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama.

Grammy Award-winning musician Arturo Sandoval and Nobel Prize-winning environmental scientist Mario Molina join 14 other honorees who will receive the presidential award, known as the nation’s highest civilian honor.

Other recipients include former president Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey.


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Puerto Rico Granting Temporary Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants

In time, undocumented immigrants in Puerto Rico will be able to obtain temporary driver’s licenses.

According to NBC Latino, Alejandro Javier García Padilla signed into law a bill that would allow undocumented immigrants to apply for a license in about a year. Both undocumented immigrants and migrant workers will be able to apply for 6-year drivers licenses.


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Rita Moreno: Latinos Deserve Roles That Will Snag Them Big Noms

Latinos don’t receive many top Hollywood honors, and Rita Moreno has an idea why.

According to Fox News Latino, the 81-year-old legendary actress said it’s because Latino actors are not cast in the kind of roles that gather big nominations and awards.


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Census Says 38 Million in the U.S. Speak Español

About 38 million people speak Spanish at home, according to a new report by the U.S. Census Bureau. The U.S. Census has released an interactive, online map that pinpoints the array of languages other than English that were spoken in homes across the country in 2011.


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Latinos Top Everyone On Social Media, Study Says
Latinos Top Everyone On Social Media, Study Says

Latinos and their use on social media outshine everyone else and their mama. According to a new report by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, a whopping 80 percent of Latinos keep their fingers busy on sites such as Facebook and Twitter.


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Betty Pino
'Queen of the Radio' Betty Pino Dies

U.S. Spanish radio has lost one of its most treasured voices. According to Huffington Post Latino Voices, Betty Pino died on Tuesday morning after battling an unknown bacterial infection. Pino, who worked for Univision’s Amor 107.5 FM in Miami, was known by many as the ‘Queen of the Radio.’

In mid-July, Pino was hospitalized and had been placed in an induced coma while doctors tried several different treatments.


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Sofia Vergara and Jon Favreau on set for The Chef
Sofia Vergara Shares Behind-the-Scenes Photos of New Movie

We love when Sofia Vergara gives a visual nugget of one of her upcoming projects. The Colombian actress recently uploaded several shots of her upcoming film Chef on her WhoSay account, and in turn we got a juicy glimpse at the set and those involved.

Directed by Jon Favreau, the film centers on an unemployed guy named Casper (also played by Favreau) who pursues his dreams and open up his own food truck while also attempting to reconcile with his estranged family. 41-year-old Vergara plays Casper’s ex-wife.


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Kat Von D To Create Mystery Tattoo for Miley Cyrus
Kat Von D To Create Mystery Tattoo for Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus recently turned to our fave Latina tattoo master – Kat Von D. According to Fox News Latino, the 20-year-old pop star received a mystery tattoo from the Mexico-born Von D on her upper arm this past Sunday.


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