Sheila E.
EXCLUSIVE: Sheila E. Dishes on Her New Projects!
By Lee Hernandez | 12/07/2011 - 17:05

Iconic Mexican percussionist Sheila E., spoke exclusively to Latina.com about the new book she's working on, her upcoming CD, and why she was judged for not speaking Spanish when she was coming up in the music business. 

What projects are you currently working on?


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WATCH: Michael Peña's Lesson on the Importance of “Ñ”
By Amaris Castillo | 11/04/2011 - 09:41

It’s been years since we’ve taken a Spanish language class but luckily for us, we got a hilarious refresher course by Michael Peña. The Mexican American actor recently taught mun2 viewers about the importance of the letter “Ñ”. Check out the cute video below:

 


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Emilio Estevez
EXCLUSIVE: Emilio Estevez on Latinos: "This is a Demographic That Will Not Stay Silent"
By Lee Hernandez | 10/18/2011 - 12:25

When we caught up with actor-director Emilio Estevez last week to discuss his new film The Way, we asked the Spanish actor if he thinks things have gotten better for Latinos in Hollywood over the last 20 or 30 years.


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Emilio Estevez
EXCLUSIVE: Emilio Estevez on Charlie Sheen's Ethnicity: "It's Something He and I Never Talk About"
By Lee Hernandez | 10/14/2011 - 20:20

We caught up with Emilio Estevez this week while he was promoting his new movie The Way (which opened last Friday) and which also stars his father, Martin Sheen. The Sheen/Estevez clan has been in the news a lot this past year thanks to brother Charlie Sheen’s now infamous public meltdown, and one of the controversies that arose was just how Latino is the family? Very, it turns out.


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WATCH: Demi Lovato Does Not Speak 'Español'
By Amaris Castillo | 09/22/2011 - 09:30

Even though Demi Lovato performed her latest hit "Skyscraper" at the ALMA awards in two languages she does not speak Spanish— at all. The 19-year-old part-Mexican singer/actress admitted to Jimmy Fallon this week on his show Late Night, “I don’t know what the heck I was saying!” Lovato performed in both English and Spanish and said she needed a teleprompter to aid her with the Spanish portion.


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Rafael Nadal Takes It Off For Armani Campaign
Rafael Nadal Strips Down for Armani Ads
By Lee Hernandez | 08/29/2011 - 15:00

If you’ve been busy imagining what tennis stud Rafael Nadal looks like in his underwear—stop dreaming and start looking! Giorgio Armani has just released these revealing photos of Nadal, who recently stripped down to his underwear for Emporio Armani Underwear and Armani Jeans.


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Puerto Rico University Attracts US Hispanics Who Want to Improve Their Español
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.


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Spanglish Word of the Week: "Cojelo Con Take It Easy"
Spanglish Word of the Week: "Cojelo Con Take It Easy"
By Mariela Rosario | 08/01/2011 - 16:00

Last week we polled our faithful Facebook followers to find out what some of your favorite Spanglish words and phrases are for a new series we're going to be working on every week. Check in every Monday for a new Spanglish word, Spanish phrase, special dicho and funny idiosyncrasies we find living la vida Latina here in the United States.


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LISTEN: Demi Lovato Sings “Skyscraper” in Spanish!
By Amaris Castillo | 07/25/2011 - 11:55

We're excited to report that half-Mexican artist Demi Lovato has recorded a Spanish version of her hit song, “Skyscraper!”


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Paola Turbay
EXCLUSIVE: Which 'True Blood' Star Is Crushing On Alexander Skarsgard?
By Lee Hernandez | 07/22/2011 - 18:52

Colombian actress Paola Turbay (The Secret Life of the American Teenager) has a hot new role on HBO's hit show, True Blood this summer, and with so many yummy guys appearing bare-chested on the hit show every week, we asked Paola—who was the first runner-up in the 1992 Miss Universe competition—which of the vamps in Bon Temps she's crushing on. 


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