Lauren Velez Wore Sister Maria's Jewelry on Finale of Dexter
Keepin' It In the Family: Lauren Velez Wore Sister Maria's Jewelry on Last Night's 'Dexter'
By Samantha Leal | 12/17/2012 - 14:02

On last night's season finale of Dexter, Lauren Velez wears some extra special pieces of jewelry -- ones designed by her very own sister! Maria Kaim of GiaDane Designs, who has been designing jewelry for the past two years, provided some fashion assistance to Lauren's character, Maria LaGuerta.

"She had asked me a few times to design something for her to wear on the show, and finally she called me up and said 'I need you to design a piece for the finale,'" said Maria. 


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Michael C. Hall and Lauren Velez on Dexter
SPOILER ALERT: Emmy-Worthy Lauren Vélez Ends 7-Year Run on 'Dexter'
By Amaris Castillo | 12/17/2012 - 12:21

If you’re a diehard Dexter fan, you’re well aware of this sad news. But if you haven't seen the finale -- DO NOT READ! SPOILERS AHEAD!

Okay, now that we've warned you, Lauren Vélez’s character was killed off on Dexter’s seventh-season finale – thus ending the actress’ role on the show.


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Lauren Velez as Maria LaGuerta on Dexter Season 7
R.I.P Maria LaGuerta: Lauren Vélez’s Best Dexter Moments
By Tom Castaneda | 12/17/2012 - 11:12

It’s the end of the road for Lauren Vélez on Dexter. For the last seven seasons, she’s starred on Showtime’s psychological thriller as lieutenant-turned-captain María LaGuerta, a hard-nosed, calculating and determined woman in charge of the Miami Metro Police Department’s homicide division. This season, in her quest to prove Dexter is the Bay Harbor Butcher, Vélez’s character ultimately met her maker in last night’s season finale.


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Lauren Velez Dishes on 'Dexter' Season 7, Her Lupe Biopic & More!
Lauren Velez Dishes on 'Dexter' Season 7, Her Lupe Biopic & More!
By Latina Staff | 11/11/2012 - 17:37

Puerto Rican actress Lauren Vélez opens up about overcoming hurdles in Hollywood, her seven-year run on Showtime’s hit show Dexter and what’s next for her!


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Lauren Velez at the 2011 NCLR ALMA Awards
EXCLUSIVE: Lauren Velez Spills on Her New Biopic 'They Call Me La Lupe'
By Sugey Palomares | 09/26/2012 - 15:06

Iconic Puerto Rican actress, Lauren Velez, 47, may flaunt her investigative skills as Captain María LaGuerta on the hit drama series, Dexter, which premieres its new season on Showtime this week, but she's also preparing to take center stage in the upcoming biopic, La Lupe.


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Ryan Gosling, Eva Mendes Breakup Rumors
Daily Chisme: Have Eva Mendes And Ryan Gosling Split For Good?
By Sugey Palomares | 03/13/2012 - 09:32

Happy Tuesday! Get ready for another juicy round of chisme below:


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Happy Black History Month: The 50 Most Beautiful Afro-Latinos in Hollywood!
Happy Black History Month: The 50 Most Beautiful Afro-Latinos in Hollywood!
By Lee Hernandez | 02/27/2012 - 12:59

As Black History Month comes to an end, let's take a look once more at the Afro-Latinos we named "Most Beautiful" in 2012! 

6 Afro-Latinas Who Are Changing the World!


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The Five Biggest Latina TV Badasses of 2011!
The Five Biggest Latina TV Badasses of 2011!
By Latina Staff | 12/20/2011 - 08:27

We all know Latin women are badasses: we're strong, educated, voracious for success and no-nonsense. But television hasn't always portrayed us accurately—that is, until 2011! This was the year that Latina TV stars got to play the role of "badass" on the small screen. Here are the five biggest Latina TV badasses of 2011!


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11 Latinos Who Have Starred on ‘Dexter!’
By Lee Hernandez | 12/18/2011 - 12:43

With the season finale of Showtime’s hit serial killer drama Dexter airing this Sunday at 9/8c, we thought we'd pay homage to the most Latino show on television by taking a look back at all of the Latino stars who have helped make the show must-see TV over the years. Without further ado, here are 11 Latinos who have starred on Dexter!


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Fall TV Diversity Report Card: Showtime
By Lee Hernandez | 12/07/2011 - 14:11

From Californication to Shameless to The Big C and Nurse Jackie, to Weeds and The Borgais—almost all of Showtime's signature shows feature mostly all-white casts—and only two of the network's shows (the hit serial killer drama, Dexter and new drama, Homeland) feature Latino stars in supporting rol


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