8-Month-Old Baby in Colombia Weighs Over 50 Pounds!
8-Month-Old Baby in Colombia Weighs Over 50 Pounds!
By Latina Staff | 03/19/2014 - 14:05

An 8-month-old baby living in Bogota, Colombia is being placed on a strict diet!


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Shakira on Love and Weight: “My Man Prefers Meat Over Bone"
By Cristina Arreola | 01/07/2014 - 10:52

One resolution Shakira won’t be making in 2014? Losing weight!

The 36-year-old singer says her longtime boyfriend, footballer Gerard Pique, loves her body the way it is.


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Colombian Woman Carrying 40-year-old Calcified Fetus In Her Abdomen
By Cristina Arreola | 12/18/2013 - 09:56

Doctors in Colombia made a shocking discovering after admitting an elderly woman to a Bogota hospital for abdominal pain. 


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Justin Bieber monkey graffiti in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Latin America to Justin Bieber: GET OUT!
By Jesus Trivino Alarcon | 11/15/2013 - 11:54

Dear Justin Bieber,

We were so excited when we heard the news! We couldn’t wait for you to bring the Believe Tour to us! Our hotels were vying for your stay, our clubs were waiting for you to drop dollars, and our beaches were waiting for you tan your baby skin. It’s not every day that we get to host one of the biggest global pop stars, and we were ready and willing. And then things just took a sad, sad turn...


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J Balvin
EXCLUSIVE: J Balvin Talks New Album, Drake Comparisons, & Twitter
By Jesus Trivino Alarcon | 11/14/2013 - 15:05

Reggaeton meet your new prince…thy name is J Balvin. The Colombian reggaetonero has updated his genre’s sound with dance-inspired beats and seductive, Drake-esque lyrics. But don’t take our word for it, let the handsome Balvin tell you himself. We caught up with him to talk about his new album, La Familia, his favorite rapper, Drake (no surprise there), and the responsibility of pushing reggaeton into the future.

Tell us about your new album, La Familia.


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Moises Arias on Despierta America
10 Things You Didn't Know About Moises Arias
By Cristina Arreola | 11/04/2013 - 13:57

The hottest sci-fi flick of the year, Ender's Game, boasts one incredible Latino actor, colombiano Moises Arias!


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Marijuana Laws in Latin America
8 Marijuana Laws Throughout Latin America
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/25/2013 - 14:30

A recent Gallup poll revealed that for the first time, Americans are in suppport of legalizing marijuana in the United States. Over the past several years, countries throughout Latin America have passed laws in favor of the cannabis plant. Take a look:


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BOG Hotel Rooftop Pool, Bogota Colombia
Colombia's Transformation Means Luxurious Experiences In Cartagena & Bogota
By Andrew Villagomez | 10/16/2013 - 12:28

In the past decade, Colombia’s greatly improved image has largely increased its tourisnm, which is up 300% since 2006. With friendly and welcoming residents, multiple lands for all types of travelers (from beach bums and adventure seekers to city jet setters), the offerings of this beautiful country have also diversified.


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Anti-Drug Plane Crashes in Colombia, Kills Four People
Anti-Drug Plane Crashes in Colombia, Kills Four People
By Cristina Arreola | 10/07/2013 - 10:02

A small plane on a U.S. counter-drug mission crashed in Colombia on Saturday, killing three American contractors and one Panamanian National Guardsman. Two other Americans were seriously injured. 


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Women in Colombian Prison Are Put in Beauty Pageant
Women in Colombian Prison Are Put in Beauty Pageant
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/30/2013 - 14:52

When it comes to prison beauty pageants, one particular holding site in Bogota, Colombia goes all out -- and each and every single inmate is given the opportunity to participate.

Bogota's Buen Pastor prison, which houses 2,222 female inmates, has been hosting beauty pageants for about 18 years, and they allow women of any age to participate.


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