Two of a Kind: Celebrity Twins
By Lee Hernandez | 01/12/2011 - 16:32

Mariah Carey's baby bump is getting bigger by the day, and now that she has picked out names for her twins, the singer got us thinking about other celebs (and celeb babies) that come in pairs. Here are a few of our favorites. 

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New Year's Resolutions
Celebs Share their New Year's Resolutions
By Lee Hernandez | 12/30/2010 - 12:45

New Year's Eve is almost here, so we asked some of our favorite Latin celebs to tell us what they hope to do differently in 2011. Some of them said they want to be more athletic in the new year, some want to do better in school, and one celeb said she doesn't believe in New Year's resolutions. Check out our slideshow below, then tell us: What's your New Year's Resolution?

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Lauren Velez
EXCLUSIVE: Lauren Velez Revives La Lupe Off-Broadway
By Mariela Rosario | 12/09/2010 - 17:15

We caught up with Dexter actress Lauren Velez to talk to her about her exciting new project, an off-Broadway show about the extraordinary singer La Lupe's life called, They Call Me La Lupe, opening Jan. 4, 2011, at Teatro LATEA in New York City.

Tell us about your new one woman show, They Call Me La Lupe?

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EXCLUSIVE: Major Spoiler! April Lee Hernandez Says "I Don’t End Up on Dexter's Table"
By Lee Hernandez | 11/22/2010 - 10:30

On last night’s episode of Dexter, we saw the last we’re going to see of uniform cop, Cira Manzon (April Lee Hernandez) after the rookie cop stabbed her friend, Deb (Jennifer Carpenter) in the back to get ahead in her career.

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Get Lauren Velez's Perfect Blowout in Four Easy Steps
By Kate Sandoval | 11/15/2010 - 09:00

Our favorite Dexter star, Lauren Velez, is showing off this season’s go-to hair trend: the full-bodied blowout, with lots of lift at the roots and a loose wave at the ends. We asked Noël, hairstylist for Birds' Eye Entertainment, how to recreate Lauren’s bouncy blowout. Here are her styling secrets!

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Star Tracker
Star Tracker: Juanes, Enrique Iglesias and Lauren Velez
By Lee Hernandez | 11/02/2010 - 12:15

—  Want to spend Thanksgiving with Juanes? The Colombian singer will perform at the 84th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on November 25. He joins other big name musicians including, Kanye WestGladys Knight and Victoria Justice.

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Lauren Velez Dishes on the New Season of 'Dexter'
By Mariela Rosario | 09/22/2010 - 12:15

Lauren Velez stopped by the Latina offices and of course, we had to grill the Boricua actress on all things Dexter related! Although the bubbly and warm Velez isn't allowed to say too much about season 5 of the hit Showtime drama, she gave us some scoop on Lt.

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April Lee Hernandez: ‘Dexter’ Role is my Comeback!”
By Lee Hernandez | 06/23/2010 - 16:00

In 2007, April Lee Hernandez gave a brave, scene stealing performance in the movie, Freedom Writers that earned her critical praise and got people calling her the next big star. Then she fell off the Hollywood map. The 30-year-old Boricua actress—who just landed a high profile role on Showtime's hit series, Dexter—spoke to about her new role and why she sees it as a comeback.  

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Lauren Velez of Showtime's 'Dexter' Talks Red Carpet Glamour
By Gerri Miller | 03/10/2010 - 13:40

As Miami homicide department chief Maria Laguerta on the Showtime series Dexter, Lauren Velez doesn’t know that her blood splatter expert (Michael C. Hall) is secretly an avenging serial killer, and until recently, she was keeping a secret of her own—a hot and heavy love affair with Detective Batista (David Zayas). But when it comes to beauty secrets, Velez is happy to share.

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How Suite: Celebs Get a Jump Start on Valentine’s Day
By Gerri Miller | 02/11/2010 - 10:06

Not even torrential rain can keep celebrities from a good party, especially when there's an abundance of food, drink, and free gifts. Maria Conchita Alonso and Lauren Velez were among those who braved the downpour to attend the second annual Valentine Romance Sneak Peek Oscar Suite at Café La Boheme in West Hollywood and get showered with goodies to give as gifts or keep for themselves. There was a giving back element too: guests were asked to bring new or slightly worn footwear to donate to Shoes For Africa via

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