Edgar Ramírez Reacts to Emmy Nomination!
By Amaris Castillo | 07/15/2011 - 12:30

Yesterday we reported that Edgar Ramírez was nominated for an Emmy for Best Actor in a Mini-Series.  The Venezuelan actor’s received an Emmy nod for his inspirational turn as fellow countryman and revolutionary Ilich Ramírez Sánchez (aka Carlos the Jackal) in the five and a half hour-long mini-series, Carlos.  Ramírez took to Twitter to express his excitement.  “I’m very happy with this Emmy nomination!  Olivier

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WATCH: Latino Medal of Honor Winner Sgt. Petry on 'The Daily Show'
WATCH: Latino Medal of Honor Winner Sgt. Petry on 'The Daily Show'
By Amaris Castillo | 07/15/2011 - 11:05

Sgt. First Class Leroy Petry, the Latino soldier who was awarded a Medal of Honor by President Obama this past Tuesday for saving the lives of two fellow Army Rangers, spoke to Jon Stewart in an exclusive interview yesterday.  Petry, whose mother is Mexican American, was shot in both legs and lost a hand during a daytime mission in Afghanistan in 2006. He now wears a high-tech, metal prosthetic hand.

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The ALMA Awards Are Back With George Lopez & Eva Longoria As Hosts!
By Amaris Castillo | 07/14/2011 - 11:00

After a year-long hiatus, the 2011 National Council of La Raza (NCLR) ALMA Awards is back!  The awards ceremony, which is organized by the civil rights organization, celebrates positive portrayals of Latinos in television, film, and music. 

EXCLUSIVE: NCLR Cancels 2010 ALMA Awards

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Obama Criticized for Skipping Out on Latino Conference
By Amaris Castillo | 06/27/2011 - 15:08

President Barack Obama is under heat for not attending a major Latino convention for the third year in a row, CNN.com reports.  According to the website, Obama declined to speak at the annual conference of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) this past weekend, which took place in San Antonio, Texas.  NALEO is a nonprofit organization that promotes the participation of

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15 Stars You Thought Were Latino—But Aren’t!
By Lee Hernandez | 06/13/2011 - 14:00

How can you tell if someone’s Latino? As our popular series on the stars you never knew were Latino points out, you can’t! It’s true that Latinos don’t fit into any one mold—we come in all shapes, sizes and complexions—but the same can be said of celebs who are not of the Latino persuasion. Here's a look at 15 celebs that people assume are Hispanic, but aren’t.

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Scotty McCreery Gets A Major Record Deal, Records Second Single
By Lee Hernandez | 06/07/2011 - 13:00

Less than two weeks after he made history by becoming the first Latino to win American Idol, Scotty McCreery (who's a quarter Puerto Rican) has signed a major-label deal with Mercury Nashville/19 Records/Intersco

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'Teen Wolf': Howling Good Time or Did it Bite?
Was MTV's 'Teen Wolf' a Howling Good Time?
By Lee Hernandez | 06/06/2011 - 10:00

Last night, MTV rang all the bells and blew all the whistles it could to promote the premiere of its new series, Teen Wolf, a dark re-imagining of the Michael J. Fox 1985 cult-movie of the same name. 

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POLL: Could Scotty McCreery Become the First Latino to Win 'American Idol?'
POLL: Could Scotty McCreery Become the First Latino to Win 'American Idol?'
By Lee Hernandez | 05/25/2011 - 09:05

In light of the overwhelming number of Latino contestants who made it to Hollywood on American Idol this season, we posed the following question to our readers several months ago: Is this the year a Latino takes Idol

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By Smriti Mundhra | 05/23/2011 - 14:04

There is no musical genre better at capturing the complications of love and lust than R&B, and with his debut album All I Want Is You, singer/songwriter/producer Miguel gives us a guided tour of his achy—and sometimes naughty—heart.

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EXCLUSIVE: The Latino Behind 'Born This Way' on Lady Gaga's Español: "She Sings It As Well As She Speaks It."
By Angie Romero | 05/23/2011 - 12:42

The biggest pop star in the world drops her eagerly anticipated sophomore album today, Born This Way, and we couldn’t be more thrilled that she is embracing Latinos on it. But we can’t just credit Lady Gaga—we have to give props to Fernando Garibay, the genius songwriter and producer who oversaw the Mother Monster’s album as musical director since March 2010. 

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