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!
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.
By Sugey Palomares | 03/13/2012 - 09:32
Happy Tuesday! Get ready for another juicy round of chisme below:
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!
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!
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!
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
By Amaris Castillo | 12/02/2011 - 11:00
— Oh no. Will Showtime’s Dexter reach its end soon? According to EW, the hit show starring Lauren Velez is set to conclude after two seasons. Showtime entertainment president David Nevins spoke about the show’s endgame at a holiday party in Los Angeles yesterday. “There’s things that are going to happen [this season] that will set up a very clear endgame that will take two seasons to tell,” he said.
By Latina Staff | 10/25/2011 - 16:29
Something awesome happened in the season six premiere of Showtime's hit serial killer drama Dexter (Oct. 2)—Lauren Velez's character (the ambitious and tough Maria Laguerta), was promoted from Lieutenant to Captain of Miami Metro Homicide! And if you thought Laguerta was tough before her big promotion, then get ready, because Laguerta is loving her new promotion and the power that comes with it.
By Lee Hernandez | 09/29/2011 - 16:52
There are more Latino stars on the small screen this fall than there have ever been in the history of television. And with the fall TV season in full swing, it's the perfect time to announce the winners of our first ever Fall TV Awards. Check out our list of winners and tell us if you agree with our picks!