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.
By Yuliana Gomez | 06/30/2010 - 13:00
World Cup fever continues in the Latina offices!
By Mariela Rosario | 04/06/2010 - 16:15
7.2 Earthquake Hits Mexico
Over the weekend, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake ripped through Mexico and Baja California, resulting in injuries to hundreds and three reported deaths. Since the original temblor, there have been 500 aftershocks, causing the governors of both the Mexican state of Baja California and Governor Schwarzenegger to declare states of natural disaster although the damage has been relatively minimal.
By Latina Author | 03/15/2010 - 14:07
In Argentina's male-dominated music scene, a strong, talented group of women are determined to do their own thing. Here, and in the April 2010 issue of Latina, these musical women are featured in their elements, doing what they love.
Click through the slideshow to see video of some of the artists featured here.