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Whatever Happened to Latino Media?

Whatever Happened to Latino Media?

They’re folding like cheap card tables. Since the beginning of the year, we’ve seen the demise of NBCLatino.com, an English-language website for Latinos, as well as CNN Latino, Time Warner’s year-long effort to create programming for the U.S. Hispanic market. Now come rumors that Poder, Televisa’s magazine providing “Intelligence for the Business Elite,” may cease publication. continue reading »

Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna Documentary Film Festival Coming to U.S.

Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna Documentary Film Festival Coming to U.S.

The Ambulante traveling documentary film festival founded by Mexican actors Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna has arrived in the United States with the screening of a movie about late farmworkers' leader Cesar Chavez. continue reading »

Comedian Roberto Gomez Bolaños, Chespirito,  in Critical Condition

Comedian Roberto Gomez Bolaños, Chespirito,  in Critical Condition

Comedian Roberto Gomez Bolaños, known as Chespirito, is in critical condition with no hope of recovery, Mexican daily Basta said, citing sources close to the family. Recent weeks have seen periodical reports about the 85-year-old actor's deteriorating health, but on continue reading »

Cuban Musician and Band Leader Juan Formell Dies at 71

Cuban Musician and Band Leader Juan Formell Dies at 71

Cuban musician Juan Formell, leader and founder of Los Van Van, died in Havana, state television reported. He was 71. continue reading »

Direct TV to Offer New Reality Channel  ¡Hola! TV

Direct TV to Offer New Reality Channel ¡Hola! TV

The lifestyles and reality channel ¡Hola! TV, which is owned by Spanish network Atresmedia and Hola magazine, begins broadcasting in the United States on Thursday after reaching an agreement with DirecTV. Serving the U.S. market has been a goal since the channel launched in September 2013, ¡Hola! TV chief Ignacio Sanz said. continue reading »

Gael Garcia Bernal’s “The Ardor” to be Screened at Cannes Film Festival

Gael Garcia Bernal’s “The Ardor” to be Screened at Cannes Film Festival

Argentine director Pablo Fendrik's latest film "The Ardor," which stars Mexico's Gael Garcia Bernal and Brazil's Alice Braga, will be screened out of competition during next month's Cannes Film Festival, the event's organizers announced Wednesday. continue reading »

Massive Police Sweep in Puerto Rico Nets 30 Drug Gang Members

At least 30 members of the same gang engaged in trafficking drugs at a public housing project in San Juan were arrested Tuesday, also charged with illegal possession of arms. continue reading »

Musical Based on Life of Gloria Estefan to Debut on Broadway in 2015

Musical Based on Life of Gloria Estefan to Debut on Broadway in 2015

The musical based on the life of Gloria Estefan will debut on Broadway in 2015 and will be preceded by a TV show to choose the actresses who will play the Cuban-American singer. "It's going to be daunting, but I have no doubt whatsoever that we are going to be able to do it and so much fun to be a part of the processes," Estefan told the New York Daily News. continue reading »

Eva Longoria at Tribeca Film Festival with Her “Food Chains” Documentary

Eva Longoria at Tribeca Film Festival with Her “Food Chains” Documentary

Actress Eva Longoria showed her more committed side at the Tribeca Film Festival as producer of "Food Chains," a documentary about the abuse farm workers suffer and which, according to her, now means the achievements of Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta have been dismantled. continue reading »

After 8 Year Absence Tenor Jose Carreras Make Triumph Return in Spain

After 8 Year Absence Tenor Jose Carreras Make Triumph Return in Spain

Spanish tenor Jose Carreras has made a triumphant return to opera in "El Juez" by Austrian composer Christian Kolonovits. continue reading »

Mexico Honors Filmmakers Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu and Rodrigo Garcia Barcha

Mexico Honors Filmmakers Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu and Rodrigo Garcia Barcha

Filmmakers Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu and Rodrigo Garcia Barcha have been awarded the Carlos Fuentes Medal for Creativity, established by a Mexican university and cultural authorities of the Aztec nation. continue reading »

Media Reports Gwen Stefani to Replace Pregnant Christina Aguilera on “The Voice”

Media Reports Gwen Stefani to Replace Pregnant Christina Aguilera on “The Voice”

Singer Gwen Stefani could replace Christina Aguilera, who is pregnant, as coach on "The Voice," media reports said. The Hollywood Reporter and TheWrap reported that Stefani was still negotiating the terms of her contract, but TMZ said the singer and fashion continue reading »

Antonio Banderas Partakes in Holy Week Events in Spain

Antonio Banderas Partakes in Holy Week Events in Spain

Actor Antonio Banderas said Sunday that he returned once again for Holy Week to his hometown of Malaga, a city in southern Spain, to "rest" from the "whirlpool" of making four films this year and enjoy his "people." continue reading »

Classic Horror Film to Be Re-Released in 3D by Mexican Cinema

Classic Horror Film to Be Re-Released in 3D by Mexican Cinema

Mexican cinema will make its first foray into 3D with a new version of late Mexican director Carlos Enrique Taboada's horror classic "Mas negro que la noche" (Blacker Than the Night), which is scheduled to hit theaters in September. continue reading »

Javier Bardem Joins Charlize Theron in “The Last Face”

Javier Bardem Joins Charlize Theron in “The Last Face”

Javier Bardem will join the cast of "The Last Face," the latest film to be directed by Sean Penn, with whom the Spanish actor recently collaborated in the shoot of "The Gunman." continue reading »