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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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Twitter Racism Strikes Again Against Pitbull At The AMAs

(24) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 4:13 PM

Twitter racism has struck again against Pitbull.

The Miami-born star hosted the American Music Awards for the second year in a row on Sunday night, but many twitter users weren’t happy about his intermittent use of Spanish.

Throughout his career Pitbull, 33, has embraced his Latino...

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'Jane The Virgin' Chapter 7 Will Have Rogelio And Rafael Showdown

(2) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 6:01 PM

Rogelio's dad instincts are kicking in.

In a matter of six episodes, "Jane The Virgin" has taken its charismatic protagonist and audience for a spin. Jane has gone from engaged and one week from her wedding to heart-broken, single and possibly falling for a guy that could spell trouble....

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2014 Latin Grammys Shared The Spotlight With Obama But Still Shone Brightly

(0) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 11:53 AM

The 2014 Latin Grammys may have shared the spotlight with President Barack Obama on Thursday night, but it didn't mean the awards show shone any less brightly as it celebrated its quinceañera.

At Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena, Latin music's biggest names gathered to celebrate...

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Latin Grammys 2014 Red Carpet Boasts Glamour, Skin And Fashion Don'ts

(1) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 9:33 AM

Rain may have put a damper on last year’s Latin Grammy’s red carpet,
but this year not even President Obama’s historic immigration announcement could stop the parade of stars preparing for Latin music’s biggest night.

Alessandra Ambrosio, Juanes, Flavor Flav and more were at Las Vegas’...

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Prince Royce Is 'Stuck On A Feeling' With Snoop Dogg

(1) Comments | Posted November 19, 2014 | 12:00 PM

Prince Royce is broadening his horizons.

The Bronx-born singer released his first English single “Stuck On A Feeling” Ft. Snoop Dogg as a lyric video via VEVO on Monday.

Royce first enamoured fans in 2010 with a bilingual Bachata rendition of Ben E. King’s “Stand By Me.” Since...

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'Orange Is The New Black' Star Breaks Down Talking About Her Parents' Deportation

(351) Comments | Posted November 17, 2014 | 5:38 PM

At the age of 14, “Orange Is The New Black” star Diane Guerrero arrived from school to find her biggest fear had become a reality: her family was gone and she was alone.

In a heartfelt op-ed for the Los Angeles Times, published over the...

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Demi Lovato Says Her Latino Roots Changed How She Views Her Body

(2) Comments | Posted November 17, 2014 | 3:09 PM

Demi Lovato is no stranger to body image issues -- but the singer says her Latino roots are one reason she learned to love her curves.

A seemingly bare-faced Lovato, 22, graces the cover of Glam Belleza Latina’s winter issue. The “Neon Lights” singer spoke to the magazine about the...

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Gael García Bernal Says Mexico Needs The World's Help To 'Stop This Massacre'

(18) Comments | Posted November 14, 2014 | 6:11 PM

Gael García Bernal has joined the chorus of voices speaking out against the Mexican government’s handling of the disappearance and suspected killing of 43 missing students in Guerrero.

The Mexican actor is the star of Jon Stewart’s directorial debut, “Rosewater.” During the New York City premiere of...

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Cuarón, Del Toro And Iñárritu 'Demand Answers' On Missing 43 Students

(3) Comments | Posted November 13, 2014 | 6:18 PM

Alfonso Cuarón, Guillermo del Toro and Alejandro González Iñárritu have found critical acclaim in Hollywood over the years, but they haven’t forgotten about the plight many citizens in their native Mexico are facing.

The Museum of Modern Art in New York held a tribute to Cuarón’s work on Monday evening,...

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Sofia Vergara Thought Joe Manganiello Was ‘Too Handsome' To Date

(3) Comments | Posted November 12, 2014 | 5:59 PM

It seems that Joe Manganiello was once too much of a good thing for Sofía Vergara’s taste.

The Colombian actress stopped by The Ellen Show on Wednesday and had a quick chat about her first impression of the “True Blood” heartthrob.

Vergara sat down with long-time...

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Everything You Need To Know About Marc Anthony's Butterfly-Filled Wedding

(2) Comments | Posted November 12, 2014 | 12:57 PM

It’s official, Marc Anthony is once again a married man.

The Grammy-winning Puerto Rican singer, 46, tied the knot with 26-year-old Venezuelan model Shannon de Lima in the Dominican Republic on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Associated Press.

The ceremony was a private event...

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Puerto Rico Is Where The Highest Heels In The U.S. Are Worn

(5) Comments | Posted November 11, 2014 | 3:47 PM

New York City and Los Angeles may be hubs for fashion forward looks and individual style -- but the cities’ trendy tendencies don’t necessarily include higher heels.

Based on data collected by Gilt, an online discount fashion store, the highest heels in the U.S. are actually found...

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Disney's 'McFarland, USA' Tackles Latino Themes With Inspiring True Story

(14) Comments | Posted November 10, 2014 | 1:35 PM

For decades Disney has suffered from a dearth of real Latino stories, but the studio seems to be changing that with “McFarland, USA.”

The upcoming movie is inspired by a 1987 true story and follows a group of Latino students in a California farming town who, with...

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Salma Hayek Says She's Not A Feminist Before Receiving Women's Equality Award

(3) Comments | Posted November 6, 2014 | 5:54 PM

Salma Hayek may have co-founded Chime for Change in 2013 -- a global campaign focusing on fighting for women’s rights around the world -- but the actress says she’s not a feminist.

Just before being honored as a women’s rights advocate at Equality Now’s Make Equality Reality...

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John Leguizamo Gets His 'Revenge' With 'Fugly!'

(1) Comments | Posted November 6, 2014 | 10:59 AM

After being thrown a few very rotten lemons when he was younger, John Leguizamo has now served up some ice-cold lemonade.

Inspired by a term girls once used to describe him, the Colombian-American star has co-written and co-produced a new movie called “Fugly!” In the film, which opens Friday, Leguizamo...

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Jordana Brewster Says Paul Walker's Death Is ‘Most Difficult' Thing She's Been Through

(0) Comments | Posted November 4, 2014 | 10:43 AM

As the seventh installment of Fast & Furious begins to unveil its promotional content, one of the franchise’s iconic stars says she continues to struggle with the death of co-star Paul Walker.

Jordana Brewster opened up to Cosmo For Latina’s Winter issue and spoke about working...

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Zoe Saldana Opens Up About Her Family Tragedy

(13) Comments | Posted October 30, 2014 | 4:29 PM

Zoe Saldana may be saving the galaxy on the big screen, but the actress’ own universe revolves around another hero: her mother.

The “Guardians Of The Galaxy” star premiered her new AOL Originals series “Zoe Saldana Presents My Hero,” on Friday, which will follow several celebrities as they...

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14 'Latino' Costumes That Should Have Never Been Made, Much Less Worn

(28) Comments | Posted October 29, 2014 | 11:31 AM

Ahh Halloween, a night where too many "clever" folks like to teeter dangerously over the line of inappropriate and funny.

There's no doubt that All Hallows' Eve should be filled with over-the-top disguises and frightful decorations (not to mention a healthy portion of booze and candy) but there's no...

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Shakira On Why There Are ‘No Shortcuts' To Learning How To Be A Parent

(1) Comments | Posted October 27, 2014 | 4:15 PM

After watching her 21-month-old son Milan enthusiastically play with a Fisher-Price Kick ‘n Play Piano gym, Shakira decided to take hands-on parenting to a whole new level.

The Colombian singer promptly approached Fisher-Price about partnering with the company, and soon will release a First Steps collection of...

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Sofia Vergara Talks Latino Representation On Television

(11) Comments | Posted October 23, 2014 | 6:17 PM

Over the years Sofía Vergara’s “Modern Family” character, Gloria, has been heavily criticized for perpetuating stereotypes of Latinas. But now the Colombian actress is saying she helped the show’s writers become more culturally aware and that television could use more Latin writers.

Recently the actress spoke to...

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