By Amaris Castillo | 08/29/2011 - 13:50
Former president of Mexico Vicente Fox has suggested that perhaps a truce should be formed between the country’s government and drug traffickers to end the ongoing drug war. According to the Associated Press, the 69-year-old announced this during an anti-crime event. “I want to start a public debate on the following ideas,” Fox said, “… call on the violent groups for a truce.”
By Fox News Latino | 08/23/2011 - 15:00
In a series of PBS programs set to broadcast starting in September, Mexico’s balding, 49-year-old president, Felipe Calderón, will go down a sinkhole, up a river (with a paddle) and over the top of a few pyramids in an attempt to boost Mexico's flagging tourism industry.
Calderón is personally trying to change his country's violent reputation by appearing as a sort of adventure tour guide in the programs, which will be broadcast in the United States.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/22/2011 - 16:31
— The wedding between Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries this weekend was nothing short of a star-studded affair. Among the invited guests were Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria, Jennifer Lopez, Demi Lovato, and La La Anthony. Anthony spoke to us last week about her best friend’s
By Amaris Castillo | 08/17/2011 - 11:00
As a child, Susie Jimenez helped her Mexican parents pick fruit. Working alongside her family in the fields helped plant the seed for Jimenez’s long relationship with food, which culminated in a successful culinary career and most recently in her second place finish on The Next Food Network Star. The 31-year-old California native lost to self-appointed “Sandwich King” Jeff Mauro on the show’s finale this past Sunday, but gained a ton of fans along the way.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/08/2011 - 17:00
Tonight on MTV Tr3s’ reality series, Quiero Mi Boda, we meet 25-year-old Jessyca and 28-year-old Osaze, a Texan couple who share the same religious faith but very different cultural customs. Jessyca was born in Mexico and Osaze was born in Washington, D.C. to Nigerian parents and because their respective cultures mean a lot to them, figuring out how to mesh both backgrounds on their special day proved a challenge. They managed to do so, African dancers and the Virgin Mary included.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/08/2011 - 12:30
Cynthia de la Vega, who won second place in last year’s Nuestra Belleza Mexico contest, has been stripped of the opportunity to run for the upcoming Miss World pageant.
By Smriti Mundhra | 08/04/2011 - 12:30
With her acclaimed first album Mediocre, Mexican singer-songwriter Ximena Sariñana drew comparisons to great American folk songstresses like Fiona Apple, Tori Amos and Regina Spektor. Now, with her self-titled English language debut, she’s ready to knock them all off the charts. Already a hit with the critics, Ximena was selected as VH1’s You Oughta Know artist for the month of August and is touring with Australian sensation Sia.
By Celestrellas | 08/02/2011 - 16:21
A few days ago on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the talk show host aired a parody of the big summer blockbuster Captain America using the always amusing Guillermo (one of Kimmel's trusty comic foils of Mexican descent) for the bit.
By Adriana Rivera | 07/29/2011 - 13:00
Mexican film icon Cantinflas will be honored and remembered by his country and millions of fans for his upcoming 100th birthday.
Mexico City has already begun the celebration by installing over 125 of the famed comedian's paintings and photographs around the city. There will also be commemorative stamps, film screenings, and a new pictorial book with personal anecdotes to honor the actor.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/29/2011 - 10:45
Alejandro Fernández recently confessed he is addicted to women, as if we didn't already know it!