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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

Gabriel García Márquez's Remains Will Be Cremated (PHOTOS)

(1) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 5:40 PM

Dozens of flowers filled the street in front of Gabriel García Márquez’s Mexico City home on Thursday afternoon, as cameramen and journalists hovered around the wooden door that offered the Nobel laureate’s family some privacy to mourn the passing of the literary giant.

María Cristina García Cepeda, director of...

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Gabriel García Márquez's Death Mourned By Obama, Shakira And More (TWEETS)

(1) Comments | Posted April 17, 2014 | 7:37 PM

Novelist Gabriel García Márquez was inspired by the mysticism of his native Colombia but, when news of the Nobel laureate’s passing began to circulate on Thursday afternoon, the entire world began to mourn the death of a literary legend.

Within minutes an outpour of grief began to...

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Gabriel García Márquez Will Live On Forever With These Words Of Wisdom

(4) Comments | Posted April 17, 2014 | 5:17 PM

In memory of Gabriel García Márquez, who passed away on Thursday, we're revisiting a post we originally published for the author's birthday in March.

As Gabriel García Márquez, a man who heightened our reality and pushed the boundaries of our imagination through his writing, expressed in...

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Sofía Vergara Reveals Who She Dresses Up For (VIDEO)

(27) Comments | Posted April 17, 2014 | 1:46 PM

Sofía Vergara may be rocking a loose-fitting tank and floral bikini in her Women’s Health cover, but there’s one comfy wardrobe essential she’d rather die than wear.

The Colombian actress graces the magazine’s May issue with a cover story on “How To Be Your Own Kind...

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19 Reasons Selena Will Never Be Forgotten (PHOTOS)

(8) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 12:51 PM

Just weeks shy of her 24th birthday, Selena Quintanilla's life was tragically cut short at the hands of a friend.

“The Queen of Tejano Music” died on March 31, 1995 after the president of her fan club Yolanda Saldívar shot and killed the star at a Days Inn...

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J.Lo To Rita Moreno: You Made Me Feel 'Anything Was Possible' For Latinas (VIDEO)

(18) Comments | Posted April 14, 2014 | 12:51 PM

"Love is love" is the only thing Jennifer Lopez wanted to convey at the 25th annual GLAAD Media Awards this Saturday.

The Puerto Rican star received the Vanguard Award, the night's highest honor, for her LGBT activism and her series "The Fosters." During her...

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Shakira Reveals How Well She'd Do As A 'Voice' Contestant

(0) Comments | Posted April 10, 2014 | 1:04 PM

Shakira may be in need of a confidence boost.

In a recent press event “The Voice” coach said she wouldn’t have made it far in the singing competition if she was in the contestants’ shoes, according to TODAY.

“I would probably get kicked out the first...

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The Daily Show: Why Won't Univision Say ‘ObamaCare Will Kill My Abuelita?' (VIDEO)

(5) Comments | Posted April 9, 2014 | 5:58 PM

Al Madrigal has had it with Telemundo and Univision’s blatant liberal bias as they attempt to force feed Latinos information on ObamaCare, or something like that.

"The Daily Show’s" Latino correspondent tackled recent accusations by the Media Research Center against the Spanish-language networks on Tuesday night.

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How Music Saved Juanes As A Young Man

(0) Comments | Posted April 8, 2014 | 5:56 PM

Juanes is no stranger to using music as an emotional outlet -- but while the singer now writes lyrics of love and peace, his musical roots grew out of the violence and terror in his native Colombia.

Over a decade after the release of his first solo album, the...

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Pitbull Debuts 'We Are One (Ole Ola)' Ft. J.Lo For Brazil World Cup (AUDIO)

(5) Comments | Posted April 8, 2014 | 10:04 AM

Move over “Waka Waka,” Pitbull has unleashed “Ole Ola.”

The Cuban-American rapper dropped the official 2014 FIFA World Cup song, “We Are One (Ole Ola),” on Tuesday. The anthem, which feature Jennifer Lopez and Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte, will be performed by the trio during the...

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Hispanics More Likely To Write In Race On Census, Study Shows

(32) Comments | Posted April 7, 2014 | 6:25 PM

It seems Hispanics are thinking outside the box -- especially when it comes to race.

A U.S. Census report released in late March showed that of the more than 47 million self-identified Hispanics in the United States, one in three chose to write in their race on the...

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An Emotional Plea From Mother And Daughter Separated By Deportation (VIDEO)

(9) Comments | Posted April 7, 2014 | 1:41 PM

As the number of deportations since 2009 reaches the 2 million mark, activists grow impatient towards President Obama’s idleness.

On Friday, activists and families that have been separated by current immigration policies joined HuffPost Live’s Marc Lamont and Univision’s Raúl de Molina to talk about what...

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Shakira Gets Real About 'Territorial' Boyfriend Comments

(2) Comments | Posted April 4, 2014 | 11:47 AM

It’s no April Fool’s but the joke is on you, Shakira fans.

The Colombian star posted a message on her social media accounts on Thursday explaining that comments she’d made recently concerning her “territorial” boyfriend Gerard Piqué were intended to be humorous, and not actually true.

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Netflix's 'Narcos' Series On Pablo Escobar 'Will Be Like Nothing Ever Seen Before'

(67) Comments | Posted April 3, 2014 | 6:46 PM

Pablo Escobar may have died over 20 years ago, but it seems the world isn’t tired of bringing the notorious drug lord’s story back to life.

Earlier this week Netflix announced, in a statement, plans to produce, “Narcos,” a new series about the infamous Colombian cartel boss...

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The Destruction Left Behind After Chile's Earthquake (PHOTOS)

(2) Comments | Posted April 3, 2014 | 1:09 PM

Hundreds were evacuated after a 7.6-magnitude aftershock rattled Chile's northern coast Wednesday night, the Associated Press reports. The area had already been hit by an 8.2-magnitude earthquake on Tuesday, which caused six deaths, extensive damage, and tsunami warnings in multiple countries.

The aftershock shook buildings...

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Why Eva Longoria Was 'Super Confident' About Devious Maids, Despite Controversy

(1) Comments | Posted April 2, 2014 | 2:24 PM

Even before its premiere last June, “Devious Maids” was attacked by critics that accused the show of stereotyping Latinas. After a successful first season, the dramedy will return to the screen this month, but its stars have not forgotten the obstacles they’ve overcome.

Donning bright Spring...

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What Rosario Dawson Wants To Do With Dolores Huerta's Life Story

(1) Comments | Posted March 27, 2014 | 6:12 PM

Rosario Dawson will embody the bold Dolores Huerta in Diego Luna’s upcoming biopic “Cesar Chavez: An American Hero,” but the actress doesn’t feel the film will be enough to do Huerta’s legacy justice.

After extensive research into the activists life and work as co-founder of the United Farm...

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Why John Leguizamo's Agents Told Him 'Not To Get Too Dark' (VIDEO)

(6) Comments | Posted March 27, 2014 | 4:34 PM

John Leighton or Jon Lee?

Those were two of the professional names suggested to comedian John Leguizamo when he first got into show business. He said no to both, and to a number of others. While promoting his new HBO special "Ghetto Klown" this week, Leguizamo revealed...

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Shakira Is A Fiery Runaway Bride For ‘Empire' (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted March 26, 2014 | 6:09 PM

Shakira is seriously not getting married anytime soon -- not even in her new music video.

The Colombian singer plays the part of a runaway bride in the video for "Empire," which she released on Tuesday to coincide with her new self-titled album.

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Vicente Fernández Sets Aside Rancheras For Unexpected Genre

(2) Comments | Posted March 18, 2014 | 5:32 PM

Vicente Fernández, the “King of Rancheras,” is about to temporarily set aside his crown to venture into a new musical genre: tango.

The Mexican crooner will release “Mano a Mano, Tangos a la Manera de Vicente Fernández” this month, according to news service Notimex.

Fernández, 74,...

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