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Security Guard Could Not Stop Massiel Taveras' Stunning Red Carpet Moment in Cannes 
Massiel Taveras’ journey to the International Cannes Film Festival in France took an unexpected turn. The Dominican actress and model encountered a security guard who tried to prevent her from showcasing her remarkable dress on the red carpet.  Designed by Giannina Azar, Taveras' dress featured a dramatic nine-foot-long train adorned with an image of Jesus. As she climbed the famed...
Celia Cruz, the Beloved Afro-Latina Icon, is Going to Appear on the U.S. Quarter belatina
In celebration of the centennial birth anniversary of the legendary Cuban singer Celia Cruz, a new album titled "Celia Cruz en vivo: 100 años de azúcar" has been released. Produced by Loud And Live Studios, the album is available in both physical and digital formats. This collection features nine previously archived live recordings from concerts in Miami, Florida, held...
Did You Know Dark Tourism Exists in Mexico? Here’s What You Need to Know about the Island of the Dolls 
Nestled in the canals of Xochimilco, about 17 miles south of Mexico City, lies the mysterious Isla de las Muñecas, or Island of the Dolls. This haunting destination captivates the imagination and evokes mystery and curiosity, drawing tourists from all over the world intrigued by its dark history and eerie ambiance.  The Island of the Dolls, known locally as Isla...
House Passes Latino-Focused Legislation: Felicitas Mendez Could Make More History Soon as She Is Set to Become the First Latina to Have a U.S. Courthouse Named After Her
The U.S. House of Representatives has made a historic decision by passing a bill from U.S. Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) to name the Los Angeles U.S. Courthouse after Felicitas and Gonzalo Mendez, two key figures in the fight for civil rights. This move acknowledges their significant contribution to ending racial segregation in California schools. Notably, this will be the...
Uvalde Report BELatina Latinx
As the second anniversary of the tragic mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, approaches, the city has reached a $2 million settlement with most of the victims' families. This announcement was made on Wednesday, just two days before the anniversary of one of the deadliest school shootings in US history, where 19 children and two teachers...
Sofia Vergara Modern Family BELatina
Barranquilla is set to honor one of its most illustrious daughters, actress and television producer Sofía Vergara, with a statue installation at the Malecón del Río. Now, Vergara is joining the ranks of fellow Barranquillera Shakira, who already has a statue in the city.  This exciting announcement was made by Alejandro Char, the mayor of Barranquilla, during the inauguration of the...
Shakira, Celia Cruz, and Daddy Yankee: Latin Icons Missing from Apple Music’s Best Albums
Apple Music has just unveiled its selection of the Best Albums of All Time, and while the list has gotten a lot of traction, it has also highlighted a significant underrepresentation of Latin music.   Titled "Apple Music's 100 Best Albums," according to Apple Music, this list is a modern, 21st-century ranking of the greatest records ever made, crafted by...
It's An RBD-Filled Day: Here Are Three of The Most Iconic Moments in Their Career belatina
Despite the overwhelming success of the "Soy Rebelde Tour 2023," the members of RBD are yet to receive payment for their performances in Latin America. And the members of the beloved group are not staying quiet. Dulce María, for instance, recently opened up about the situation, expressing her disheartenment and describing it as a "complex and disappointing" issue.  The controversy...
Exclusive: Did Dominican Influencer, Pio, Scam a Latino Small Business Owner Out of a Rolex? We Spoke to Business Owner to Uncover the Truth
In Miami, Venezuelan immigrant Jose Guerrero, owner of West Miami Jewelry, has recently found himself entangled in a controversy involving social media influencer Jonathan Abreu Sosa, known as "Pio," (@ pioladitingancia) and his manager, Elory Williams Correa. Guerrero alleges that Pio and Correa failed to fulfill their contractual obligations for a promotional campaign after receiving a $6,500 Rolex watch...
The First Latina Elected as Harris County’s Top Executive, Judge Lina Hidalgo, Insists on Spanish Updates for Houston Residents After Disastrous Tornado 
In a joint press conference, Houston Mayor John Whitmire and Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo — the first Latina and first woman elected as the county's top executive — faced the public to deliver crucial updates following a devastating tornado that hit Houston, Texas. The severe storm left four residents dead and more than 740,000 without power, which could take...
Colombia Sent a Formal Request to Spain to Return Gold from Their Quimbaya Treasure Joining the Move to Decolonize International Museums  
Colombia's Minister of Culture, Juan David Correa, has made headlines by being appointed as the ad hoc Minister of Education by President Gustavo Petro. However, Correa's name is also being echoed across Europe due to his formal request for the return of the Quimbaya Treasure from Spain.  The Quimbaya Treasure, consisting of 122 gold pieces, was originally gifted by Colombian...
Anitta Defends Santería in ‘Aceita’ Amidst Losing Thousands of Followers for Sharing About Her Religious Beliefs 
Brazilian singer Anitta has stirred controversy with her latest music video "Aceita," which showcases elements of Santería, specifically a Yoruba-style spiritual cleansing and shell reading. This depiction has led to a significant backlash, including the loss of thousands of followers on her social media platforms. However, Anitta has not remained silent in the face of criticism. Instead, she has defended...