RIP: TV Characters Whose Deaths Shocked Us!
RIP: TV Characters Whose Deaths Shocked Us!
By Latina Staff | 04/28/2015 - 15:57

Anyone who watches telenovelas knows to expect a gruesome, unexpected death (or two or three.) But, some of the most shocking television deaths of all time haven't been on novelas, but on Ameri

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Natalie Martinez on Under the Dome
10 TV Characters Whose Deaths Shocked Us!
By Latina Staff | 07/03/2014 - 11:55

Television fans rejoice! We are honoring the dearly departed and those who suffered untimely deaths on the small-screen.

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Selenis Leyva and Elizabeth Rodriguez
36 Latinos Who Guest Starred On 'Law & Order: SVU'
By Cristina Arreola | 06/21/2014 - 12:00

We're not exaggerating when we say that everybody has appeared on an episode of Law & Order: SVU. Seriously, the show is littered with struggling actors who soon-after became incredibly fam

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Big Families
8 Stars Who Come From Big Families
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 02/15/2014 - 10:00

Familia is such a beautiful thing! Some of us come from small families, while others boast larger families. But no matter the size, one thing remains the same: the love we have for our parents and siblings is unconditional.

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'Dexter' Makes Its Way to NUVOtv
'Dexter' Makes Its Way to NUVOtv
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 01/13/2014 - 15:09

Dexter fans, rejoice! Your favorite award-winning, critically acclaimed Showtime series is making a comeback.

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Michelle Rodriguez on Lost and Lauren Velez on Dexter
RIP: TV Characters Whose Deaths Shocked Us!
By Tom Castaneda | 05/01/2013 - 12:23

We're so glad Ziva David is alive! We panicked during the recent episode of NCIS, where Cote de Pablo’s beloved character headed overseas with Tony (Michael Weatherly) to avenge her father’s death. But instead of exacting revenge her father’s killer in Berlin, Ziva and Tony ended up getting sideswiped, with their lives hanging in the balance. Ziva is alive, but below is a list of characters who didn't make it...

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Gina Torres
Happy Birthday, Gina Torres: The 20 Most Beautiful Afro-Latinas on the Planet!
By Lee Hernandez | 04/25/2013 - 10:55

Although she doesn't look a day over 30, the lovely Gina Torres is turning 43 today. And what better way to honor the stunning Cubana than by naming her one of our most beautiful Afro-Latina celebs on the planet!

Gina, we love you, you're beautiful (inside and out) and we're so proud to have you representing for Latinas in Hollywood. 

Without further ado -- and in honor of Gina's cumpleaños-- we proudly present the 20 Most Beautiful Afro-Latinas on the Planet. Happy birthday, Gina!

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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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