By Mariela Rosario | 03/05/2010 - 13:49
The UN recently presented popstar Shakira with a medal in honor of all of her philanthropic work over the years helping children in need as part of their World Day of Social Justice celebration. As usual, Shakira used her moment in the spotlight to help those less fortunate, calling on everyone to do their part. "It's not too late to keep our promise to our children, but we must act now. Together, we can make education and decent work for all a reality," she said while accepting the award in Geneva, Switzerland.
By Mariela Rosario | 03/03/2010 - 13:23
Emilio Estefan premiered the video for his Spanish version of "We are the World" entitled "Somos el Mundo" on El Show de Crisitina this week and the stars came out to support the effort in full force. From Juanes to Shakira to Pitbull, it was a veritable who's who in the world of Latin music.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/22/2010 - 10:50
Shakira is putting her money where her mouth is, as she so often does, by stepping up to the plate and announcing that her children's education non-profit Pies Descalzos will be helping to build a new school in Haiti. The Colombian pop star is partnering up with Pies Descalzos board member Howard Buffett (also the World Food Program Ambassador Against Hunger) and Architecture for Humanity to build the school.
By Dorkys Ramos | 12/08/2009 - 17:00
On Monday, our girl Shakira spoke to the Oxford Union about the importance of education in the fight against poverty. “That is how I want the youth of 2060 to see us: That our mission for global peace consisted of sending 30,000 educators to Afghanistan, not 30,000 soldiers,” she said referring to President Obama’s recent announcement of a troop surge in Afghanistan within six months.
By Miranda Noland | 12/02/2009 - 17:00
This past summer, Evan Rachel Wood wore Gucci's diamond-embellished minidress with black pumps and a black belt to Hollywood Life's 11th Annual Young Hollywood Awards in Los Angeles. Last week, Shakira wore the same dress with black boots when she accepted the Top International Pop Artist Award at the 61st Bambi Awards in Germany. So, tell us...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/24/2009 - 14:30
Sofia Vergara wants her fellow country woman Shakira to guest star on her hit comedy series, but says that the pop star is hesitant to make another cross over into acting. "I'm trying to convince her to act," the Modern Family star told E! News's Marc Malkin at the American Music Awards. "Hopefully, she'll say yes."