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Drexler Announces Spain and LatAm Tour After Completing New Album

Drexler Announces Spain and LatAm Tour After Completing New Album

Uruguayan singer-songwriter Jorge Drexler finished recording his next album, "Bailar en la Cueva," in studios between Bogota and Madrid, with a notable contribution by Brazilian musician Caetano Veloso. continue reading »

Latina Actress Aimee Garcia Shatters Stereotypes in New “RoboCop” Film

Latina Actress Aimee Garcia Shatters Stereotypes in New “RoboCop” Film

Aimee Garcia has broken free of Hollywood's stereotypes of Hispanics with her portrayal of a scientist in "RoboCop," saying she won the role through sheer determination even though it was initially intended for an Asian actress. continue reading »

CNN Latino Shuts Down 1 Year After Debut

CNN Latino Shuts Down 1 Year After Debut

CNN has decided to shut down its CNN Latino venture this month due to disappointing business results, sources inside the company confirmed to Efe on Wednesday. continue reading »

Univision, Variety Partner to Provide More Latino Entertainment News

Univision, Variety Partner to Provide More Latino Entertainment News

The Univision network is partnering with U.S. showbiz magazine Variety to bring the Spanish-speaking audience in the United States wider and more in-depth coverage of the global entertainment industry beginning Feb. 27. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Comic Luis Raul “Piquito” Martinez Dead at 51

Puerto Rican Comic Luis Raul “Piquito” Martinez Dead at 51

Puerto Rican comedian Luis Raul Martinez died Sunday of pneumonia after spending 18 days in a hospital intensive care unit, his family confirmed via the social networks. He was 51. continue reading »

Botran Rum Names Emilio Estefan As New Face of Brand

Botran Rum Names Emilio Estefan As New Face of Brand

Music producer Emilio Estefan told Efe that he agreed to be the face of Botran rum in the United States because the deal will benefit the South Florida economy and send a message of unity in the Hispanic community. continue reading »

Mexican Documentarians Win Verdict in Civil Case

Mexican Documentarians Win Verdict in Civil Case

Mexican lawyers-turned-filmmakers Layda Negrete and Roberto Hernandez, who showed in a documentary how an innocent man was convicted of homicide in the Mexican capital, have won a civil suit brought against them by relatives of the murder victim. continue reading »

Brazil’s First Gay Kiss on Primetime Telenovela Proves Controversial

Brazil’s First Gay Kiss on Primetime Telenovela Proves Controversial

The kiss on the mouth of two male characters, with which Brazil's Globo network wrapped up the telenovela "Amor a Vida" (Trail of Lies), the first about a gay couple to air as a prime-time series in Brazil, attracted wide and unprecedented repercussions on social networks and in the press. continue reading »

Justin Bieber Deals With More Issues in New York

Justin Bieber Deals With More Issues in New York

Canadian pop idol Justin Bieber added to his legal troubles in Miami and Toronto with more of the same in New York, when he landed at an airport in a private plane that apparently smelled strongly of marijuana, the New York Post said. continue reading »

French Film Academy Nominates “Blancanieves,” “Gravity” for Best Foreign Film

French Film Academy Nominates “Blancanieves,” “Gravity” for Best Foreign Film

Spanish director Pablo Berger's "Blancanieves" and "Gravity" from Mexico's Alfonso Cuaron will vie for the Cesar Award for best foreign film, the French film academy said Friday. continue reading »