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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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Jessica Alba Talks Latina Identity, Complexities Of Race In New Generation

(2) Comments | Posted September 29, 2014 | 6:25 PM

Jessica Alba feels Latina thanks to her father’s Mexican roots, but she knows that topics of race and identity won’t be so clear cut for her children.

The “Sin City” star is the face of Glam Belleza Latina’s Fall issue and spoke to the magazine about...

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J Balvín Talks Latin Grammy Nominations And His Next Big Dream

(1) Comments | Posted September 29, 2014 | 11:55 AM

NEW YORK -- J Balvín has officially gone from up-and-coming artist to Latin Grammy gold nominee.

The Colombian reggaeton star has won over fans and the Latin Recording Academy with his morning-after anthem "6 AM," and he's not stopping there. Balvín, 29, who is currently opening...

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Enrique Iglesias Is Not Saying No To Duet With Legendary Father

(2) Comments | Posted September 26, 2014 | 2:38 PM

NEW YORK -- The darkened inside of Madison Square Garden lit up like a star-filled night sky on Thursday with the white glow of thousands of cell phones slowly swaying to the soft vocals of Enrique Iglesias' pop ballad "Hero."

It was an evening to remember for the Spanish superstar's...

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Shakira Teaches Milan To Read In Adorable Video

(8) Comments | Posted September 25, 2014 | 3:48 PM

Shakira proves, once again, that parents are a child’s best teacher.

In June the Colombian superstar gave son Milan an impressive U.S. history lesson -- in English -- during a visit to Washington D.C. and this week Shak showed us just how sharp her little boy...

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What Ricky Martin Told His Son When Asked, 'Dad, Was I In Your Belly?'

(78) Comments | Posted September 25, 2014 | 12:02 PM

Ricky Martin is the proud father of twins born via a surrogate, and it’s no surprise that the Puerto Rican star has some heartwarming answers for when his curious 6-year-old boys ask him about their birth.

During a radio interview with Luisa Fernanda on the...

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Juanes Says FARC Talks Are A Step Toward Peace In Colombia But Not ‘The Key'

(0) Comments | Posted September 24, 2014 | 3:07 PM

NEW YORK -- The peace process to end the decades-old conflict in Colombia has been a long road -- one the country's government hopes will end with the talks currently underway with the left-wing rebel group FARC (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia). But Juanes, the renowned Colombian musician and activist,...

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La Santa Cecilia On Immigration Reform: ‘People Will Always Put Politics Before Life'

(3) Comments | Posted September 22, 2014 | 6:29 PM

A simple strawberry became the symbol of migrant life in La Santa Cecilia’s “Strawberry Fields Forever.”

In August, the Grammy-winning band released a video that illustrates the connection between the Beatles’ classic and the thousands of migrant workers that harvest strawberries and other food products...

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Don Omar Charged With Domestic Violence, Threatening Girlfriend At Gunpoint

(16) 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

(15) 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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