By Amaris Castillo | 09/27/2011 - 15:26
Bruno Mars’ single centered on the upcoming Twilight film was released on iTunes today – and is already on a rapid descent on the charts! “It Will Rain,” written by the half-Puerto Rican singer/songwriter, will be included in the soundtrack of Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1. The highly anticipated film is the penultimate installment in the wildly popular teen vampire saga by author Stephenie Meyer.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/16/2011 - 12:00
After raising the heat this summer with the music video for “Ven Conmigo” (featuring Prince Royce), Daddy Yankee is back with a new single! And this time, the 34-year-old Boricua reggaetonero has a whole crew in tow.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/30/2011 - 13:00
Come fall, we will be able to see how Puerto Rico looked back in the 1950s—thanks to the new film The Rum Diary, which hits theatres October 28. Johnny Depp stars in the film, based on the semi-biographical book by late journalist/author Hunter S. Thompson, about a freelance journalist at a crossroads in his career who travels to the island in hopes of finding a secure niche for himself. Puerto Rican actor Amaury Nolasco costars alongside Depp in the highly anticipated film.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/23/2011 - 12:00
Hurricane Irene, which has already torn through the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, is reportedly now a threat to the United States. By this Thursday, the hurricane may become a Category 4 as it gets closer to the U.S. coast, posing a serious threat to the Carolinas, Florida and Georgia.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/18/2011 - 08:30
The desire to be bilingual has motivated some Latino college students to move to Puerto Rico. La Universidad del Sagrado Corazón (Sacred Heart University) in Puerto Rico has seen an increase in its enrollment mainland U.S. Hispanics seeking to brush up on their language skills.
By Smriti Mundhra | 08/10/2011 - 12:00
Squeaky-clean reggaeton duo RKM & KEN-Y have made a brand out of merging the dem bow beat with Disney-esque lyrics. And while their competition struggles to keep reggaeton relevant among club-hoppers, they’re focusing on a new audience: tweens.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/13/2011 - 08:30
Juan Luis Guerra is launching a new world tour next month! The legendary singer/song-writer will start his “AsondeGuerra” tour in August, making his first stops in Puerto Rico on Aug. 13 and 14.
By Mariela Rosario | 06/15/2011 - 09:18
While Marc Anthony was in Puerto Rico taking in President Obama's recent speech (the first visit by a sitting president in 50 years), his wife Jennifer Lopez was busy on a recent whirlwind promotional tou
By Mariela Rosario | 06/14/2011 - 15:35
President Obama spoke to the people of Puerto Rico today, becoming the first sitting president in 50 years to visit the island nation (President John F. Kennedy was the last). Back in 2008, when he was the Democratic candidate for the highest office in the U.S., Obama made a promise to the residents of Puerto Rico that he would return as President, and today he kept his word.
By Mariela Rosario | 06/13/2011 - 12:45
In honor of President Obama's pending visit to Puerto Rico (the first by a sitting president in 50 years!) and the National Puerto Rican Day parade that just rocked New York City, we wanted to share five cool facts you may not know about the small, but influential, Caribbean nation: