Exclusive: Yara Martinez Talks ‘Alpha House,’ Mark Consuelos, & Being a Cubarican
By Jesus Trivino | 11/27/2013 - 14:00

Amazon.com isn’t just for shopping anymore! Thanks to its new political comedy series Alpha House and Cuban actress, Yara Martinez, the site is getting into the online TV game.

Martinez, who co-stars with Mark Consuelos and John Goodman, portrays Adriana de Portago, a Miami Cuban billionaire heiress who assembles Republican super packs. She also gets to lock lips with Consuelos (wink!). Here, she talks to us about Alpha House, meeting Kelly Ripa, her favorite Cuban restaurant in New York City and more!


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Alexia Echevarria attends Miami Hair Beauty and Fashion 2013
Exclusive: Alexia Echevarria Talks ‘Real Housewives of Miami’ Reunion, Plastic Surgery & Her Sons
By Jesus Trivino Alarcon | 11/11/2013 - 13:31

Alexia Echevarria wears many hats (all of them fashionable, we assure you). She’s a reality TV cast member (Bravo’s Real Housewives of Miami), an editor (Venue Magazine) and a socialite. Yet, her most important role is of mom to her two sons, Frankie and Peter. During this season of RHOM the public saw Echevarria the mother dealing with the ups and downs of raising two sons. Here, the Cuban Barbie dishes on the RHOM reunion, her cast mates plastic surgery habits (yikes), and more.


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10 Classic Cuban Dishes
10 Classic Cuban Recipes You Must Make!
By The Latin Kitchen | 10/31/2013 - 15:39

There's nothing like home cooking, bites that remind us of mama and abuela or Saturday nights spent at the kitchen table, sharing good food and good stories. Cuba, with it's rich cultural heritage and delicious culinary traditions has given us some of those well known Latin dishes we all grew up with: ropa vieja, anyone? In an effort to celebrate all that Cuba has to offer, we've rounded up some of our favorite and most irresistible Cuban recipes. 


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Cuba Twinville
Weird News: 12 Sets of Cuban Twins Live On Same Havana Block
By Cristina Arreola | 10/07/2013 - 13:18

Could it be something in the water? 

Cubanos are marveling at an amazing coincidence in a western Havana neighborhood. On two consecutive blocks, 12 sets of twins live alongside each other. The twins range in age from newborns to senior citizens.

“We were the first ones,” said Fe Fernandez, 65. Her identical sister, Esperanza, said, “It’s incredible!” 


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Gloria Estefan Working on Jazz-inspired Album
Gloria Estefan Working on Jazz-inspired Album
By Sugey Palomares | 05/30/2013 - 11:02

Gloria Estefan fans rejoice! The Cuban singer is preparing new music since dropping her 2011 dance album, Little Miss Havana. The Grammy-winning star is working on her dream project, a jazz-inspired album titled, The Standards. The project is slated to be released on September 10, reports NBC Latino


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Mary Miranda performs on The Voice
‘The Voice’ Contestant Wows Judges with Selena’s “Como La Flor”
By Jesus Trivino | 04/09/2013 - 09:41

The story on The Voice last night wasn’t about Shakira (yet she was involved). The brightest performance of the night came via Havana, Cuba-born Mary Miranda. Before the teenaged Miranda took the stage she told her story—and boy was it a weeper. She came to Albuquerque from Cuba, she was teased in school and her dad lives in Barcelona. Her one reminder of him she wears -- a necklace he gave her.


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35 Reasons We Love Perez Hilton!
35 Reasons We Love Perez Hilton!
By Jill Pankow | 03/23/2013 - 11:25

We want to wish one of our favorite Cuban-Americans, celebrity blogger Perez Hilton, a very happy 35th birthday! Hilton, born Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr. has been quite busy this past year contributing to his ever growing blogosphere, performing Off-Broadway, and, the most life changing of all, becoming a first time dad! To celebrate, we're listing all the reasons we love this media mogul. We only hope the next year of your life is as exciting as the last!    


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Lazaro Arbos on American Idol
'Idol' Contestant Lazaro Arbos: "I Don't Have a Valentine, So I Don't Have to Worry About Buying Roses" (EXCLUSIVE)
By Lee Hernandez | 01/25/2013 - 14:03

How can this be? 

Lazaro Arbos, the 21-year-old singer whose heavenly voice wowed the judges and captivated America, tells Latina.com exclusively that even though he has millions of new fans (whom he loves), he doesn't have a date for Feb. 14th (Valentine's Day)! 


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Blake Jenner on Glee
Blake Jenner's 7 Best Performances (So Far) on 'Glee!' (VIDEO)
By Tom Castaneda | 12/06/2012 - 14:29

He’s only been starring on Glee since November, but Blake Jenner – the winner of the second season of Oxygen’s The Glee Project – has already managed to cement his status as the Fox musical dramedy’s next big star!


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Ryan Lochte and his dog in People magazine Sexiest Man issue
Ryan Lochte Says His Dog Helps Him Get the Ladies
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 11/15/2012 - 13:56

Is this the cutest photo of Ryan Lochte ever? The Cuban-American hottie posed for this photo for People for the "Sexiest Man Alive" shoot.

Wearing nothing but a sweet smile and a pair of speedos, Lochte posed next to his best friend, a canine named Carter. "He's my best friend and I love him. I just need to take him wherever I go and I'll be set,” he tells People.


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