By Amaris Castillo | 09/23/2011 - 09:00
One of CNN’s Top 10 Heroes for 2011 is Latina. Mexican psychologist Elena Durón Miranda was recently selected for her work with poverty-stricken children in Argentina. The CNN Hero initiative spotlights those striving to spur change in the world. A decade ago, Durón Miranda traveled to Argentina to research communities wrought with poverty. What she found were children collecting food and various items from a trash dump.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/21/2011 - 15:30
As we previously reported, Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin is set to star in the revival of Evita.
By Mariela Rosario | 08/24/2011 - 14:30
We woke up this morning to find famed Argentinian author Jorge Luis Borges trending on Twitter and were sort of confused. We love magic realism as much as the next literary chica, but we had to get to the bottom of the trend.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/09/2011 - 13:45
The studio company behind the famous Twilight saga released a new statement in response to the young Argentinean woman who reportedly hacked into private servers and stole photographs, unfinished images, and video footage from the franchise’s Breaking Dawn film.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/11/2011 - 10:30
Latin America lost a legend this past weekend. Facundo Cabral was shot and killed on Saturday in Guatemala. The 74-year-old Argentine singer/song-writer was en route to Guatemala City’s airport when unidentified gunmen in unmarked vehicles drove up beside Cabral and his team and opened fire. Cabral was shot at least eight times. His concert promoter, Henry Fariña, and road manager Davíd Llanos, were wounded.
By Adriana Rivera | 06/15/2011 - 11:20
The Copa America soccer tournament held in Argentina and set to start July 1 will likely be postponed due to an erupting volcano in Chile that is grounding flights. The South American futbol competition is being delayed due to the amount of ash that the volcano is spewing into the air, which is making it difficult for teams to arrive via airplane.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/07/2011 - 16:00
Ricky Martin has denied rumors that he would marry his longtime boyfriend Carlos González in Argentina.
“I can clear up that this isn’t true,” the 38-year-old Puerto-Rican singer told People en Espanol. “We are very good the way we are.”
By Mariela Rosario | 10/27/2010 - 17:00
Former president of Argentina Néstor Kirchner died today at the age of 60 of a heart attack at his summer residence in the small town of El Calafate.
By Alice Taranto | 07/21/2010 - 08:00
Last week, Argentina became the first Latin American country to legalize same-sex marriage, and the related gaiety (pun intended) has spread north.
By Mariela Rosario | 07/16/2010 - 15:00
This week, Argentina became the first Latin American country to legalize same-sex marriage. Gays and lesbians now have all the same legal rights that marriage gives heterosexual couples. President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner was a big supporter of the bill, which passed by a close vote with 33 in favor, 27 against and 3 abstentions in Argentina's Senate.