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Carolina Moreno is an Editor on The Huffington Post Latino
Voices vertical. She's an NYU alumnus 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. In a loving but contradictory relationship with the world, humanity & what connects the two.

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Don Omar Charged With Domestic Violence, Threatening Girlfriend At Gunpoint

(9) Comments | Posted September 18, 2014 | 1:27 PM

Less than 24 hours after reggaeton star Don Omar was arrested in Puerto Rico on allegations of domestic violence, the artist was charged, fined and ordered to wear an ankle bracelet before being released Wednesday night, according to El Nuevo Herald.

William Omar Landrón, known artistically as Don...

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Don Omar Arrested Over Alleged Domestic Violence

(14) Comments | Posted September 17, 2014 | 5:17 PM

Reggaeton star Don Omar, née William Omar Landrón, was detained on Wednesday morning in Vega Alta, Puerto Rico over domestic violence accusations, El Nuevo Día first reported.

Landrón, 36,was arrested around 1:00 a.m on September 17 for allegedly threatening his 26-year-old unidentified girlfriend,

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Why Ryan Guzman Says Jennifer Lopez Is ‘An Energizer Bunny'

(1) Comments | Posted September 16, 2014 | 4:22 PM

It turns out seducing Jennifer Lopez is quite simple -- just follow the script.

That’s more or less how Ryan Guzman approached his sex scene with the Nuyorican star in Rob Cohen’s upcoming thriller “The Boy Next Door.” When asked how someone manages to seduce J.Lo, the “Step-Up” heartthrob recently...

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Salma Hayek Says She'd Love An ‘Ugly Betty' Reunion

(1) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 6:10 PM

With thick-rimmed glasses and an unwavering optimism, Betty Suarez taught thousands the meaning of true beauty in ABC’s hit series “Ugly Betty” until the show’s end in 2010. Four years later, could it be time for a reunion?

Salma Hayek, who helped adapt and executive produce the series, recently...

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Shakira Is Expecting Another Baby Boy

(3) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 11:23 AM

There will soon be a new boy in town, and he’ll surely steal Shakira’s heart.

The Colombian star finally confirmed her second pregnancy last month, and now her mother Nidia Ripoll has revealed to Spain's Hola magazine that the couple are expecting another baby boy.

The...

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What A High School Soccer Team In The South Can Teach America About Acceptance

(5) Comments | Posted August 25, 2014 | 12:30 PM

As the United States wrestles with a demographic shift set in motion by the fast-growing Latino population, a small North Carolina town could offer the country a glimpse of what lies ahead.

At least that’s how Paul Cuadros sees it. For almost two decades, Cuadros, a journalist turned...

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J Balvin quiere mostrarle al mundo lo que Colombia puede ofrecer de la música urbana

(0) Comments | Posted August 25, 2014 | 11:25 AM

J Balvin irrumpió como huracán en el mercado americano con su música urbana y conquistó. Eso no es casualidad, pues en entrevista exclusiva, el cantante colombiano explica por qué quiere mostrarle al mundo lo que Colombia puede ofrecer en el género.

José Alvaro Osorio Balvin, de 29 años,...

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Jessica Alba Talks 'Sin City 2' And Changing The Perception Of Women's Roles In Movies

(9) Comments | Posted August 21, 2014 | 10:39 AM

Jessica Alba may not be the dame to kill for in Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez’s Sin City sequel, but she’s certainly a dame looking to kill.

The actress flips the switch in “Sin City: A Dame To Kill For” as Nancy Callahan, the lasso-swinging stripper who goes from damsel...

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J Balvín Wants To Show The World What Colombia Can Offer Reggaeton

(1) Comments | Posted August 18, 2014 | 12:31 PM

Colombia may not be known for reggaeton, but J Balvín wants to change that.

José Alvaro Osorio Balvín, 29, has come a long way from strumming his guitar in rock bands in his native Medellín -- not unlike his fellow countryman Juanes -- but it didn’t take...

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'The Giver' Star Has A Big Surprise For This Family

(0) Comments | Posted August 14, 2014 | 12:36 PM

There's just one first time for everything -- but, thankfully, life can be filled with firsts.

That’s the thinking behind “First Experiences,” a project that’s giving people around the world memorable first experiences inspired by the plot of the upcoming movie “The Giver.”

In the upcoming movie,

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What Zoe Saldana Plans To Teach Her Children

(4) Comments | Posted August 11, 2014 | 7:01 PM

For Zoe Saldana it’s not a question of whether her children will learn another language, but how many.

The “Guardians of the Galaxy” star graces the cover of Cosmopolitan for Latina’s September issue with a flirty smile and barely-there blue dress. In an interview with the magazine,...

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Miss Bumbum 2014 Contestants Hope To Have Brazil's Best Butt

(490) Comments | Posted August 11, 2014 | 12:03 PM

Most pageants may judge a woman’s beauty at face value, but not this one.

In Brazil, the “Miss Bumbum” contest is a nationwide annual undertaking to find the best derriere. This year's 27 contestants, who represent the country’s different states, were announced last week.

...
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This Is What Happens When You Ask Jennifer Lopez To Slow Dance

(6) Comments | Posted August 8, 2014 | 1:44 PM

Sometimes, all it takes to get what you want is one question.

With all the chivalry and courage most would lack under those circumstances, an American Idol contestant in Nashville did just that. After winning a golden ticket from judges Harry Connick...

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A Look At Latin America's 'Jersey Shore'

(3) Comments | Posted August 6, 2014 | 4:35 PM

MTV is taking some YOLO spirit from “Jersey Shore” and making the most out of the series’ success.

The network will soon start producing “Acapulco Shore,” a Mexican version of the hit show that will debut simultaneously on MTV Latin America and their U.S. bilingual...

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Cristiano Ronaldo Reveals Why He's 'The Fittest Man Alive'

(19) Comments | Posted August 5, 2014 | 1:35 PM

It's official, Cristiano Ronaldo is the "Fittest Man Alive."

If there were any naysayers left, the soccer star's recent cover for Men's Health is bound to change some minds. In a video interview with the magazine, the Portuguese forward revealed why he finds it so important...

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This Video Will Give Lennon's ‘Strawberry Fields Forever' A New Meaning

(11) Comments | Posted August 4, 2014 | 5:28 PM

La Santa Cecilia just gave “Strawberry Fields Forever” a whole new meaning.

The Grammy-winning band covered John Lennon’s iconic tune, changing the rhythms to match their more uptempo sound, and released a video that illustrates the song’s connection with migrant workers in the United States.

The video,...

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Sofía Vergara Is 'Back At Work' In A Bikini

(50) Comments | Posted August 4, 2014 | 11:41 AM

Sofía Vergara was workin' it this weekend -- literally.

Wearing towering stilletto heels and lacy bikini bottoms, the Colombian actress flaunted her abs as she posed for a photoshoot in Los Angeles on Friday.

"The Modern Family" star posted a picture with the caption "Back to...

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Univision Trumps English-Language Network Giants, Again

(30) Comments | Posted August 1, 2014 | 6:45 PM

For a second year in a row, Univision has taken the top spot during the July sweep -- making it the number prime time network in the country, beating out ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC.

The network trumped the competition in a historic first last...

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Why Romeo Santos Says, 'I Don't Like My Voice'

(1) Comments | Posted August 1, 2014 | 11:00 AM

Romeo Santos’ voice may have taken him to the top of the charts time and again, but it doesn’t mean he’s a fan of it.

After two sold-out shows in New York, the King of Bachata spoke to HuffPost Voces about all the emotions that went into...

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Calle 13 Explores The Power Of A Kiss In 'Ojos Color Sol'

(0) Comments | Posted July 31, 2014 | 2:23 PM

Calle 13 explores the power of a kiss in "Ojos Color Sol."

The Puerto Rican duo premiered the music video for their new single featuring Silvio Rodríguez on Tuesday, which was also frontman René Pérez's directorial debut.

The track is far from the politically driven...

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