By Amaris Castillo | 09/13/2011 - 14:00
— In this month’s Para Todos, Sofia Vergara reflects on her time in Hollywood and her hit show. The 39-year-old Colombian actress was nominated for an Emmy for her role as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett on ABC’s hit comedy Modern Family.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/12/2011 - 12:30
More than 80 vying women are up for the title of Miss Universe 2011, which will be held live tonight in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
By Lee Hernandez | 08/29/2011 - 13:00
During last night’s MTV Video Music Awards Pre-Show, a new artist named Sabi performed alongside Uruguayan Cobra Starship lead vocalist, Gabe Saporta on his hit song, “You Make Me Feel.” The sexy singer—who kicked off the performance by riding down an escalator in a white blazer, a red belly shirt, silver pants and hoop earrings, is being billed as Britney Spears’ protégé—and guess what? She's Latina!
By Amaris Castillo | 08/26/2011 - 13:42
The Girl Scouts of the United States of America has appointed its first Latina leader. Mexican American Anna Maria Chávez, who is from San Antonio, Texas, has been named the nonprofit organization’s chief executive officer! Chávez, who is the Girl Scouts' 19th national leader, will be transitioning to the organization’s New York headquarters over the next several months.
By Lee Hernandez | 08/22/2011 - 16:11
Meet Cuban actor Andy Garcia's gorgeous daughter, Dominik Garcia-Lorido! The stunning 28-year-old actress, whose acting credits include roles in the indies, The Lost City (2005), and La Linea (2009), has a new starring role in Magic City Memoirs, a coming of age story set in Miami about a group of privileged high school students who get in way over their heads.
By Latina Staff | 08/18/2011 - 13:12
Soledad O'Brien once asked me, "What does it mean to you to be Latino in America?" And, I told her that I have my feet in two cultures instead of one, and I feel very lucky.
When the Huffington Post asked me to write this blog, I was truly honored. We have an opportunity here to address the issues that affect us both as Latinos, and as Americans. We can ask for what we want, tell others our story and change the lives of those around us.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/18/2011 - 08:30
The desire to be bilingual has motivated some Latino college students to move to Puerto Rico. La Universidad del Sagrado Corazón (Sacred Heart University) in Puerto Rico has seen an increase in its enrollment mainland U.S. Hispanics seeking to brush up on their language skills.
By Lee Hernandez | 08/15/2011 - 19:49
Contrary to Internet belief, Sandra Vergara—one of the stars of the new horror movie, Fright Night (opening August 19th)—is not Sofia Vergara's sister. "She's my first cousin," the sweet Colombian actress tells Latina.com. "We were raised together when we were little, and she's someone I respect a lot because she's family."
By Lee Hernandez | 07/20/2011 - 20:10
Her name is Charisma Carpenter and she's best known for playing all-American cheerleader Cordelia Chase on the hit TV show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer. But there's something many people don't know about Charisma—she's Latina! "I think it’s the best kept secret ever," said the sweet actress, whose grandfather was born in Spain. "You need to get it out that I'm a proud Latina!"