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Carolina Moreno
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Carolina Moreno is an Associate Editor on The Huffington Post Latino
Voices. She's an NYU Grad with a degree in Journalism, Latin American
Studies, and French language. Her interests include Inter-American
relations, Latin American politics, and human rights issues on both
sides of the canal.

Entries by Carolina Moreno

Eva Longoria Tells America Latino Doesn't Mean Immigrant

(5) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 6:46 PM

LOS ANGELES -- Eva Longoria has a message for America.

The actress, honored for activism at the National Council of La Raza’s Awards Gala at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Tuesday night, explained during her acceptance speech why she's been hosting and executive producing the group’s ALMA Awards for...

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Eva Longoria Says The Way The Child Refugee Crisis Has Been Handled Is ‘Un-American'

(77) Comments | Posted July 23, 2014 | 6:56 PM

LOS ANGELES -- As a child growing up in a Texas border town, Eva Longoria recalls asking her father, “Why were we born on this side?” to which he replied, “Because we were lucky.”

The actress reminisced about her childhood experiences crossing the border during the National Council of...

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NCLR President: GOP Will Lose White House If Attitude On Child Refugees Continues

(855) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 3:56 PM

LOS ANGELES -- Janet Murguía, president of the country's largest Latino advocacy group, has a formal warning for Republicans: Help the child refugees at the border and act on immigration reform, or say goodbye to the idea of winning the White House.

Murguía, the head of the National Council of...

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Elizabeth Warren Says The U.S. Can 'Save Social Security' By Passing Immigration Reform

(74) Comments | Posted July 21, 2014 | 2:54 PM

LOS ANGELES -- “I believe in that America; I will fight for that America,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) fervently cried at the National Council of La Raza’s Annual Convention here on Sunday.

The declaration closed the senator's speech at a town hall that focused on Latinos in the U.S....

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23 Food Reasons Colombians Know What's Good

(49) Comments | Posted July 20, 2014 | 10:53 AM

Colombia is a country of many misconceptions.

Abroad, the South American nation has suffered from age-old stereotypes and misidentification – seriously, it’s Colombia, NOT Columbia – but none of it has ever stopped its people from being known as some of the happiest on earth...

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Premios Juventud's 2014 Red Carpet Showcased The Best And Worst At The Carnaval

(2) Comments | Posted July 18, 2014 | 12:49 PM

The King of Bachata has a new crown.

Romeo Santos and Enrique Iglesias ruled Unvision's 2014 Premios Juventud on Thursday night, each taking home five awards.

The "Propuesta Indecente" singer dominated the most sought after categories: the catchiest song, the voice of the moment, he touched everything,...

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Benicio Del Toro Transforms Into Infamous Drug Lord

(5) Comments | Posted July 16, 2014 | 1:48 PM

No one escapes from Benicio del Toro, especially when he transforms into Pablo Escobar.

A first look at the Puerto Rican actor in his ruthless role surfaced on Wednesday. The star plays the infamous drug lord in the romance thriller “Paradise Lost,” which also happens to feature...

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World Cup Top Scorer's Best Goal Might Have Happened When He Was 12

(5) Comments | Posted July 15, 2014 | 12:23 PM

Colombia may have been eliminated in the quarter finals but that didn’t stop the team’s breakout star from becoming the 2014 World Cup’s top scorer.

James Rodríguez, 23, took FIFA’s Golden Boot after scoring six goals in five matches, not to mention two assists. The soccer player’s brilliant performance...

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Watch A Sneak Peek Of Shakira's World Cup Performance

(2) Comments | Posted July 11, 2014 | 6:08 PM

Shakira chegou a terra brasileira!

Last week, FIFA announced that the Colombian superstar would be performing at the upcoming 2014 World Cup Closing Ceremony. Shak arrived at Rio de Janeiro on Thursday and offered Brazilian fans a sneak...

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Jennifer Lopez, Michelle Obama Selfie Is All Class

(135) Comments | Posted July 11, 2014 | 11:56 AM

Salsa trumpets filled the ballroom with rhythm as Michelle Obama embraced Jennifer Lopez before taking the mic.

J.Lo introduced the First Lady and keynote speaker at Thursday’s League of United Latin American Citizens annual convention at the Hilton hotel in midtown Manhattan. Though it didn’t end there,...

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Brazil's Historic Loss Against Germany... In Memes

(14) Comments | Posted July 9, 2014 | 10:47 AM

It was a historic game for Brazil on Tuesday, but not the one the host country was hoping for at the 2014 World Cup.

The 7-1 loss against Germany has thousands of Brazilians still reeling and in shock. It was the largest margin of defeat...

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Voto Latino Co-Founder Says Latino Presidential Candidate ‘Is Still In The Making'

(14) Comments | Posted June 27, 2014 | 6:39 PM

While many speculate about who will make it on the 2016 presidential ticket, Voto Latino co-Founder Maria Teresa Kumar isn’t so sure there’s a Latino candidate ready for the task.

In a Washington Post magazine interview published on Friday, Kumar spoke about her work with the nonpartisan organization,

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Rosario Dawson Cast In Netflix's ‘Daredevil'

(0) Comments | Posted June 26, 2014 | 6:03 PM

Rosario Dawson will soon go from sinful to devilish.

The “Sin City” actress was recently cast in Netflix’s upcoming Marvel series “Daredevil,” Entertainment Weekly reports. Dawson’s specific role has yet to be revealed though it is expected to be recurring.

Netflix ordered 13-episodes of the superhero...

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Jennifer Lopez Reveals Who She Wants To Play Her In Biopic

(14) Comments | Posted June 26, 2014 | 2:12 PM

Jennifer Lopez’s career may come full circle.

The Nuyorican star, who had her breakthrough role depicting Tejano star Selena Quintanilla in the memorable 1997 biographical drama, recently revealed to Newsday who she would like to play her in a future biopic.

On Monday, the daily reported that when...

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Sofía Vergara, Pitbull And Eugenio Derbez To Receive Stars On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

(1) Comments | Posted June 24, 2014 | 11:42 AM

Hundreds set their sights on Hollywood hoping to become a star -- but only a select few ever find their names engraved on its legendary Walk of Fame.

The 2015 honorees for Los Angeles’ famous star-studded sidewalk were announced by the Walk of Fame Selection Committee on...

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Why Shakira Doesn't Need Marriage

(12) Comments | Posted June 20, 2014 | 11:05 AM

Shakira doesn’t dream of flower-lined aisles, flowing white dresses that trail behind the bride or even of a dashing groom waiting at the altar.

In fact, the Colombian singer recently told Glam Belleza Latina she doesn’t feel the need to get married at all.

In her interview...

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Jennifer Lopez Twerks To 'Booty' In New Album Teaser

(5) Comments | Posted June 16, 2014 | 4:54 PM

Move over Miley, Jennifer Lopez is about to school everyone on how to twerk.

The Nuyorican star released a teaser for her upcoming album on Friday, which featured J.Lo shaking her most famous asset to the tune of her new single “Booty.”

The clip may be just...

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Why Miss USA Nia Sanchez Dismissed Suggestions To Change Her Last Name

(31) Comments | Posted June 16, 2014 | 11:34 AM

The pageant circuit is filled with plenty of peculiar tips -- look no further than butt glue, ladies -- but there was one “crazy” piece of advice the newly crowned Miss USA refused to take.

Nia Sanchez, 24, stopped by HuffPost Live on Thursday to chat with host Caitlyn Becker...

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Jennifer Lopez Dazzles In Dainty Green Leotard For World Cup Opening Ceremony

(3) Comments | Posted June 12, 2014 | 4:00 PM

Jennifer Lopez told the the world to “put their flags up in the sky” and helped kick-off the highly anticipated global soccer phenomenon that is the World Cup.

J.Lo joined Pitbull and Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte to sing their “We Are One (Ole Ola)” anthem at the opening ceremony...

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John Leguizamo Explains Why Latinos Are ‘The Fuel Of This Country'

(9) Comments | Posted June 11, 2014 | 7:22 PM

John Leguizamo thinks Latinos are the key to building a “viable” economy in the United States.

On Wednesday, the Colombian-born actor stopped by HuffPost Live and spoke with host Ricky Camilleri about his role in Jon Favreau’s latest indie project,“Chef,” and the power of Latinos...

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