Manolo Cardona at Sundance
Manolo Cardona Talks ‘Covert Affairs,’ Debunking Stereotypes & Colombia
By Jesus Trivino | 07/16/2013 - 12:12

Manolo Cardona, former telenovela hunk (the classic ¿Por qué diablos?), is guest starring in one of the summer’s most anticipated TV shows, Covert Affairs, which premieres tonight at 9PM on USA. On the crime drama, the Colombian actor portrays Teo Braga, a rebel leader. Here, Cardona tells us about his role, overcoming stereotypes and, of course, his beloved Colombia.

Tell us about your role on Covert Affairs.


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Sean Brooks and husband Steven
After DOMA Struck Down, Judge Stops Deportation of Married Gay Colombian Man
By Samantha Leal | 06/26/2013 - 15:27

Thank goodness!


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5 Ways Sofia Vergara Portrays a Stereotype on ‘Modern Family’
By Latina Staff | 06/05/2013 - 13:35

In yesterday’s interview with HuffPost Live, Sofia Vergara defended her often-criticized role of Gloria Pritchett on Modern Family. “I want to be like Gloria,” said the Colombian star. “I don’t see how anyone would think that Gloria is a bad stereotype.” Oh no? Let us show you the ways, Sofia. 


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Sofia Vergara at The Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences' cocktail party
Which Latin American Country Has the Hottest Women? You Might Be Surprised…
By Amaris Castillo | 05/14/2013 - 10:09

Well, we did say a while back that Colombians are sexy beasts. According to a recent survey, the South American country's women top a list of sexiest nationalities out there.


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Mother Laura Montoya
Mother Laura Montoya is Colombia's First Saint
By Latina Staff | 05/13/2013 - 12:30

Sunday was an important day in Colombia's history, as the first Colombian was canonized as a saint by Pope Francis. Mother Laura Montoya was named a saint by the Catholic Church, with livestreams broadcasting the moment to her hometown of Jerico, in the western state of Antioquia.

The nun, who was known as Mother Laura, founded the Missionaries of Mary Immaculate and Saint Catherine of Sienna when she left urban society in 1914 with four other young women to live in the dense jungle.


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Juanes Performs on DWTS Latin Night
DWTS Recap: Juanes Represents on Latin Night
By Kamren Curiel | 04/30/2013 - 11:08

Latin Night on Dancing With the Stars wasn’t without its cheesy clichés (sombreros, fruit stands, and piñatas) but one thing more genuine than Jacoby Jones’ salsa was Juanes. The Colombian sensation made history last night as the first Latin artist to perform two songs entirely in Spanish—“La Camisa Negra” and a new number called “Cumbia Sexy”—on the insanely popular show.


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This Is Happening: Bulletproof School Uniforms
This Is Happening: Bulletproof School Uniforms
By Sugey Palomares | 04/24/2013 - 11:56

Yes, the world has come to this. Bulletproof school uniforms are being designed for students in the U.S. Colombian tailor, Miguel Caballero, who specializes in designing protective wear in Bogota, recently developed protective kid-sized vests for our schoolchildren.


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Juanes Chasing the Sun Memoir Book Cover
Juanes Pens Details of Personal Life in Forthcoming 'Chasing the Sun' Memoir
By Amaris Castillo | 01/28/2013 - 16:22

Juanes fans will soon have an additional reason to adore him.

The beloved Colombian rocker has penned his first book, which will hit stores on April 2. The memoir, entitled Chasing the Sun and Persiguiendo el Sol respectively, is an intimate book about the 40-year-old’s personal life.


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Pregnant Shakira at her father's book launch in Barcelona
5 Reasons Shakira is Going to Be a Kick-Ass Mom
By Sugey Palomares | 01/15/2013 - 13:00

He's finally here! Shakira and Gerard Pique have just welcomed a son into the world, a baby boy named Milan Piqué Mebarak!

 Now that baby Shaki has finally arrived, we thought we'd take a look at 5 reasons Shaki is going to be a kick-ass mom! 


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Cartagena Colombia beach
Why Colombia Is Irresistible: 6 Must-Have Experiences!
By Karina Martinez-Carter | 01/02/2013 - 13:31

Colombians are known for their friendly and hospitable natures, which is one of the reasons why the country has become one of the most buzzed-about tourist destinations in the past year. In addition to how welcoming Colombians are to tourists, the country’s diverse landscape attracts all types of travelers. Whether you're looking to relax, indulge or dance the night away, Colombia has something to offer. 


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