By Amaris Castillo | 09/06/2011 - 11:00
Shakira recently launched a new perfume that’s a bit softer and more feminine than the singer’s past scents. The S Eau Florale perfume by the 34-year-old Colombian singer is a combination of jasmine, wild fruits, musk, and vanilla. Shaki already has two scents under her beauty belt—S by Shakira and Amuleto.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/26/2011 - 16:27
Colombiana hit theaters over the weekend, but not everyone was necessarily looking forward to it. The film, which stars our September cover girl Zoe Saldana, is about a young Colombian woman who becomes an assassin after witnessing the murder of her parents.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/18/2011 - 10:00
Zoe Saldana was once a feminine tomboy—or so our September cover girl described herself in the September issue of GQ. “I had my plastic swords, my ninja stars,” she said, “but I still wore lipstick.”
By Amaris Castillo | 08/17/2011 - 13:52
— Colombia has its first 3D animated film out next month, Tr3s reports. Directed by Jairo Carrillo, Pequeñas Voces (Little Voices) it is a compilation of four children (ages 8-13) telling their own life stories. According to the website, Pequeñas Voces is about how Colombia’s internal guerrilla way has affected its youth. Adult voices are completely ignored in the film.
By Grace Bastidas | 08/12/2011 - 17:27
The women of the rural town of Barbacoas in southwest Colombia have been on a sex strike since June 22, forgoing all sexual activity with their men until the central government fulfills their promise of paving the only road leading in and out of their town. As it is right now, the dangerous 35-mile mountain road has made the town virtually unreachable, resulting in countless deaths.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/05/2011 - 10:30
Sofia Vergara opens up about being a teenage mother on the cover of September’s Redbook. The Colombian actress had her son, Manolo, when she was 19. “I had the energy for everything,” the now 39-year-old recalls.
By Latina Staff | 08/01/2011 - 11:30
A plan is in full swing to make a movie about late Colombian drug lord, Pablo Escobar, with director Brad Furman (The Lincoln Lawyer) at the helm. Escobar, who was murdered in 1993, once controlled 80 percent of the cocaine shipped to the United States and was named one of the ten richest people on earth by Fortune and Forbes magazines.
By Mariela Rosario | 07/26/2011 - 16:39
Everyone from Juanes to Luis Enrique has chimed in to say something about the passing of Colombian music icon and Salsa god Joe Arroyo, here's what some celebs had to say about his untimely death on Twitter:
By Amaris Castillo | 07/26/2011 - 12:30
Colombian salsa legend Joe Arroyo died this morning. The singer, known for blending salsa with other sounds such as merengue and soca, was 55. According to CNN, Arroyo, whose real name was Álvaro José Arroyo, had been hospitalized since last month at a clinic in Baranquilla, Colombia for a variety of ailments.
By Latina Staff | 07/22/2011 - 10:54
Sofia Vergara has a 19-year-old son named Manolo whom she adores, but the Colombian actress says she's open to having another child—well, sort of.
In the latest issue of Parade magazine (which features Sofia on the cover), the Modern Family star was asked if she'd consider having more kids with her boyfriend, Nick Loeb. “Nick wants babies," Vergara said. "Imagine me, again with a baby, when Manolo is 20! I guess eventually I’ll do it—for love," she adds.