WATCH: Behind the Scenes of Ricky Martin's 'Evita' Photo Shoot
Behind the Scenes of Ricky Martin's 'Evita' Photo Shoot
By Amaris Castillo | 10/26/2011 - 08:43

We can’t think of a better way to perk up our morning than with a candidly shot video of the always-handsome Ricky Martin. A behind the scenes video of the Puerto Rican singer’s highly anticipated Broadway play Evita hit the web this week, and we were excited to get a glimpse.

Ricky Martin Returns to Broadway in ‘Evita’!


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Can Halloween Costumes Be Racist?
Are These Halloween Costumes Racist?
By Amaris Castillo | 10/25/2011 - 13:15

A group of students in Ohio are so unhappy with racial stereotypes portrayed in certain Halloween costumes that they have organized a poster campaign against it. According to Daily Mail, the Students Teaching Against Racism in Society (STARS) of Ohio University claim that some costumes people don for the holiday can cause humiliation to minority ethnic groups.


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What is it like being Latino in Hollywood? John Leguizamo & Rita Moreno Know
John Leguizamo & Rita Moreno On Being Latino in Hollywood
By Amaris Castillo | 10/25/2011 - 09:43

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Such is the case for actors John Leguizamo and Rita Moreno. Though their careers launched decades apart, both experienced similar hurdles in Hollywood because of their Latino identities.


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Eva Longoria VIDEO Tortilla
Eva Longoria Was The Only Kid in School With a Tortilla
By Amaris Castillo | 10/14/2011 - 13:15

Tomorrow wraps up the end of this year’s Hispanic Heritage Month, and what better way to close it then with a personal story from one of our October cover girls?


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Latino Comedians
Latino Comedians: Past, Present & Future
By Amaris Castillo | 10/07/2011 - 12:30

With the tragic death of Gaspar Henaine (aka Capulina) last week, the premiere of Gabriel Iglesias' new show Stand-Up Revolution and the upcoming 60th anniversary of I Love Lucy, we've been thinking a lot about the huge influence Latinos have had on the world of comedy over the years. 


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Jennifer Lopez to Launch Teen Digital Video Series
Jennifer Lopez to Launch Digital Video Series for Teens
By Amaris Castillo | 10/04/2011 - 10:02

Jennifer Lopez’s empire continues to grow.


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WATCH: Mario Lopez Wants His Daughter Gia to Have a Quinceañera
By Amaris Castillo | 09/19/2011 - 12:06

For Hispanic Heritage Month and beyond, there are a lot of Latino traditions that Extra host Mario Lopez wants to pass onto his daughter Gia – including a quinceañera. The 37-year-old Mexican-American stud and his girlfriend Courtney Mazza welcomed their baby daughter into the world last year.


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Top 15 U.S. Cities for Young Latinos to Live In
Top 15 U.S. Cities for Young Latinos to Live In
By Amaris Castillo | 08/19/2011 - 12:28

Are you young?  And Latino?  Mun2 has an idea of where you should move to – if you don’t already live there.  The cable network has released a list of top 15 U.S.


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Puerto Rico University Attracts US Hispanics Who Want to Improve Their Español
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.


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Pew Center Study Finds Latino Families Hardest Hit By Recession
Pew Center Study Finds Latino Families Hardest Hit By Recession
By Amaris Castillo | 07/26/2011 - 15:00

Latino families experienced the largest decline of any other racial or ethnic in wealth during the recession.  These finding are based on a study published today by the Pew Foundation that used data collected by the United States Census Bureau

Recession Hits Latino Youth in Colorado Disproportionately Hard


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