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Mexican American Singer Selena was Murdered in 1995

Today in Latin American history, Selena, an American singer, was murdered by her friend and employee of her boutiques Yolanda Saldívar who was embezzling money from the establishments in 1995. continue reading »

Mexican Actor Roberto “Chespirito” Gómez Bolaños was Born in 1929

Today in Latin American history, Mexican actor Roberto "Chespirito" Gómez Bolaños was born in 1929. Gómez Bolaños is a Mexican writer and actor, known around the world for his characters “El Chavo del 8” and “El Chapulín Colorado,” among others. continue reading »

Diego Luna, Thrilled to Experience San Sebastian Festival as Jury Member

Mexican actor Diego Luna said he was thrilled to be invited as a jury member at the 61st San Sebastian Film Festival and to be able to experience the event "from another point of view." continue reading »

White House Welcomes Latin Artists in Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

Gloria Estefan, Lila Downs, Ricky Martin and Alejandro Sanz are among the artists who have been invited to perform at a White House event next week as part of Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations, the White House said. continue reading »

Zoe Saldaña, Marco Perego Secretly Wed this Summer in London

American actress Zoe Saldaña, best known for her roles in the 2009 films "Avatar" and "Star Trek," married Italian artist Marco Perego in a secret wedding in June, Us Weekly magazine reported. continue reading »

Filmmaker Saul Landau Known for Castro Documentary Dies, Age 77

Writer and Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Saul Landau has died of cancer at his home in California, his family said Wednesday. He was 77. continue reading »

Placido Domingo’s New Album Celebrates Verdi

Verdi may "not be the best" of the opera composers, but he was the one who best "reaches people's hearts," Spanish singer Placido Domingo said. continue reading »

J.Lo to Star in Blum Thriller “The Boy Next Door”

Jennifer Lopez will star in an upcoming Jason Blum-produced thriller titled "The Boy Next Door," in which a divorced mother gets in hot water after embarking on an affair with a teenage neighbor, Variety reported. continue reading »

Sofia Vergara is Highest-Earning Actress on Television

Sofia Vergara was the highest-earning U.S. television actress for the second year in a row, pulling in an estimated $30 million during the 12 months that ended June 30, Forbes magazine said Wednesday. continue reading »

Gael Garcia Bernal to Depict Undocumented Immigrant in New Film

Actor Gael Garcia Bernal will star in the next Jonas Cuaron movie, in which he will play an undocumented Mexican immigrant trying to enter the United States illegally, Deadline Hollywood said. continue reading »

Alejandro Sanz Adds Additional Concerts in Mexico During Tour

Spanish singer Alejandro Sanz plans to offer two more concerts in Mexico after nearly selling out the shows planned for October, organizers said. continue reading »

Parkinson’s Disease Strips Singer Linda Ronstadt of Her Ability to Sing

American singer Linda Ronstadt said in an interview with AARP The Magazine that she was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease eight months ago and "can't sing a note." continue reading »

Marc Anthony Kicks Off “Vivir Mi Vida” Tour in Miami

With a full house at the American Airlines Arena, Puerto Rican singer Marc Anthony launched in Miami his "Vivir Mi Vida" tour of the United States with a concert that treated his faithful South Florida fans to his greatest hits. continue reading »

Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem Film “The Counselor”

Spain's Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem, who got their start on the big screen together two decades ago, are back on the same film set once again, this time for Ridley Scott's "The Counselor." continue reading »

Los Inquietos del Norte Release Thirteenth Album

Los Inquietos del Norte's 13th album, "Los Psychos del corrido," includes 15 songs that are solidly in the irreverent vein mined by the band since its founding nearly two decades ago. continue reading »

Media Company Restores Mexican Cinema Classics in HD

U.S.-based media and entertaiment company Olympusat Inc. is working with independent film libraries to restore classic Mexican films and bring them to Spanish-speaking TV audiences in the United States. continue reading »

Mexico’s “Heli” Wins Best Film Lima Festival

The Mexican film "Heli," directed by Amat Escalante, won the prize for best film at the 17th Lima Film Festival, which drew more than 121,000 people, organizers said Sunday. continue reading »

Juan Luis Guerra Thinks This is Best Moment of Career

At age 56, he feels he's at the best moment of his career, he's setting off on a new phase of his ASondeGuerra Tour and is working intensely on his new disc. continue reading »

Eva Longoria, Aracely Arambula Honored at Telemundo Gala Event

Actresses Michelle Rodriguez and Eva Longoria, Argentine soccer star Leo Messi and Mexican singer Gerardo Ortiz were honored at the 2nd Premios Tu Mundo Awards, presented by the U.S. Latin channel Telemundo. continue reading »

Alicia Machado Back on TV as the Beautiful, Manipulative “Madame”

Venezuelan actress and ex-Miss Universe Alicia Machado returns to television as the beautiful, manipulative madame of a Colombian brothel frequented by politicians, a true story that inspired the book "Las Prepago" (Prepaid Women). continue reading »