Olga Merediz
Olga Merediz on 'Trouble in The Heights' & Working With Eva Mendes
By Amaris Castillo | 03/01/2013 - 15:59

Olga Merediz is one busy woman. The 57-year-old cubana, known for her role as Abuela Claudia in the Tony-winning musical In The Heights, stars in a dramatic indie film set in the same upper Manhattan neighborhood, Washington Heights.


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JP from MTV Washington Heights
Get to Know JP (A.K.A. Audubon) from MTV's 'Washington Heights!'
By Amaris Castillo | 02/13/2013 - 10:55

As we’re sure you know by now, Latina swung by MTV’s NYC offices during the holidays to meet the fresh-faced cast members of Washington Heights.


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Rico from MTV Washington Heights
Get to Know Rico from MTV's 'Washington Heights'
By Amaris Castillo | 02/06/2013 - 18:43

Last week, you got to learn a little bit more about Frankie Reese from MTV’s Washington Heights, thanks to a fun questionnaire we handed her and her fellow cast members a while back.


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Frankie from Washington Heights
Get to Know Frankie from MTV's 'Washington Heights'
By Amaris Castillo | 01/30/2013 - 18:22

Since its premiere earlier this month, it seems as though the cast of MTV’s Washington Heights have collected a loyal army of fans – and some insurgents as well.

The docu-series (which airs on Wednesdays at 10/9c) follows nine friends from NYC’s Washington Heights hood who fight like all hell in pursuance of their dreams. And, as expected with a reality show, viewers are also served with a healthy dose of drama (and some hair-pulling – see: first episode).


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Dominican Dictionary: Our 8 Favorite Slang Words in Honor of MTV’s ‘Washington Heights!'
By Amaris Castillo | 01/09/2013 - 15:32

By now, you’ve heard the growing buzz around MTV’s new docu-series Washington Heights.


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MTV Washington Heights Docu-series
EXCLUSIVE: Clip of MTV's New Docu-Series 'Washington Heights'
By Amaris Castillo | 12/20/2012 - 12:55

Nothing is going to be handed to you in this life – you gotta hustle for what you want.

That definitely rings true for the cast members of MTV’s latest docu-series “Washington Heights.” Set in New York City’s Dominican-heavy neighborhood, the show follows nine friends who take on every obstacle to try to obtain their ultimate dream careers. To name a few, we have an aspiring fashion designer, aspiring baseball player, and hip-hop artist.


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Washington Heights Docu-Series
MTV to Debut Docu-Series on Washington Heights
By Fox News Latino | 12/10/2012 - 15:59

Now that the escapades of self-called guidettes and juice heads have come to an end with the cancellation of “Jersey Shore” on MTV, what does the television network want to do next?

Head to uptown, Manhattan.


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