J.Lo Is Bringing Latina Laughs to MTV
Jennifer Lopez Producing New Latina Comedy for MTV
By Amaris Castillo | 11/02/2011 - 13:00

According to The Hollywood Reporter, MTV has ordered a half-hour comedy developed by Boricua superstar Jennifer Lopez.

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Star Tracker: Selena Gomez, Vicente Fernández, Christina Aguilera, and more!
By Amaris Castillo | 11/02/2011 - 12:00

— Even with her crazy schedule, our October cover girl Selena Gomez always squeezes in time to stay looking gorgeous. Just Jared Jr. reports that the part-Mexican teen star got dolled up recently for the STARS 2011 Benefit Gala, which honored Rich Ross, the chairman of the Walt Disney Studios.

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Sofia and Oscar
Sofia Vergara & Oscar De La Hoya Launching Health Website for Latinos
By Amaris Castillo | 11/02/2011 - 10:30

Would you want to get health tips from Sofia Vergara and Oscar De La Hoya? The Colombian actress and Mexican American former pro-boxer have reportedly teamed up to work on launching a health website for Latinos.

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EXCLUSIVE: 'The War We Are Living' - An Afro-Colombian Story
EXCLUSIVE: 'The War We Are Living' An Afro-Colombian Story
By Amaris Castillo | 11/01/2011 - 13:30

In Colombia’s Pacific southwest region, gold is abundant. So much so that it has helped sustain the livelihoods of the region’s Afro-Colombians for generations. But now, gold has become the center of friction between local people and militias in the area. The tension has been captured in a new PBS special called The War We Are Living, premiering tonight on PBS at 10 p.m. ET.

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Hayley Orrantia
EXCLUSIVE: Hayley Orrantia: “It Would Be So Great To Be Called The First Latina to Win 'X-Factor'"
By Lee Hernandez | 11/01/2011 - 11:15

There’s only one Latina on Simon Cowell’s new show, The X-Factor—but Hayley Orrantia (AKA Hayley O), says that’s all we need. The part-Mexican singer, who was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and is a member of the girl group Lakoda Rayne—says she wants to win the whole enchilada for Latinos!

We’re so excited to have a Latina on The X-Factor! Tell us about your Latin roots.

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7 Latinas Share Their Halloween Costumes
7 Latinas Share Their Halloween Costumes
By Amaris Castillo | 10/31/2011 - 15:39

Happy Halloween!

Most of us are at work right now, but after work, a few of us will slip out of our work clothes and into a superhero costume, or transform into a “devilish” angel, or dress as a pirate... you get the idea. 

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EXCLUSIVE: 'Quiero Mis Quinces' Alexis
EXCLUSIVE: Alissa from ‘Quiero Mis Quinces’ On Her Party's Sci-fi Theme
By Amaris Castillo | 10/31/2011 - 13:30

Tonight on MTV Tr3s’ hit show, Quiero Mis Quinces, we meet Alissa – a Mexican American teen whose quinces was postponed after she was diagnosed with a lung infection. Fast-forward one year, and the now 16-year-old Alissa was able to have a quinces with a theme that was literally out of this world. The Californian high school junior had a vintage meets sci-fi party, complete with four wardrobe changes. Her biggest challenge was finding the perfect limo – never easy.

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EXCLUSIVE: Alexis from ‘Quiero Mis Quinces’ On Her Zebra Theme & Much Older Chambelan!
By Amaris Castillo | 10/24/2011 - 15:00

Tonight on MTV Tr3s’ hit show, Quiero Mis Quinces, we meet Alexis – a Mexican American 15-year-old whose plans for her quinces included a non-traditional white dress and zebra theme. A what? You read right!

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Cristina Kirchner Wins Argentina Elections!
Cristina de Kirchner Wins Argentina Elections!
By Amaris Castillo | 10/24/2011 - 12:15

Congrats to Cristina de Kirchner! The Argentinean president was recently re-elected as president of the South American country, according to The Guardian. The 58-year-old reportedly earned the widest victory margin in the country’s history with 53 percent of the vote a majority of polling stations reported results.

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Ana de la Reguera to Star in 'Gateway' TV Series
By Amaris Castillo | 10/24/2011 - 10:36

One of our cover girls seems to gravitate towards Westerns! Mexican actress Ana de la Reguera, who starred in this past summer’s blockbuster Cowboys and Aliens, is set to star in TNT’s Gateway, according to Reforma.

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