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Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016 at 6:43 PM

Jennifer Lawrence to Play Fidel Castro's Lover

Jennifer Lawrence to Play Fidel Castro's Lover

Jennifer Lawrence is ready to star in another bio-pic. This time, she'll play Marita Lorenz in "Marita." Read »

Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016 at 4:17 PM

Mayor Welcomes Pro-Soccer Teams with Keys to the City

Mayor Welcomes Pro-Soccer Teams with Keys to the City

As David Beckham's fight to bring MLS soccer to Miami continues, City of Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado in total support of the sport welcomed with open arms four top soccer clubs from Colombia Tuesday, who are... Read »

Monday, Jan 11, 2016 at 5:19 AM

World Class Soccer Tournament Returns to Sunshine State

World Class Soccer Tournament Returns to Sunshine State

The second edition of the Florida Cup soccer tournament returns to the Sunshine State with a stellar lineup of world class soccer clubs including South Florida's very own Fort Lauderdale Strikers. Read »

Monday, Jan 4, 2016 at 12:36 PM
Primetime Preview: America Ferrera

Primetime Preview: America Ferrera

Roxanne Vargas talks to America Ferrera about her new NBC series, 'Superstore', the growing number of shows featuring Hispanic leading ladies and how her show connects with fans. Watch »

Monday, Jan 25, 2016 at 11:35 AM
Miami's Origianl Cuban Consulate Coming Back to Life

Miami's Origianl Cuban Consulate Coming Back to Life

Villa Paula sits on North Miami Avenue. Watch »

Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015 at 11:38 PM

Estefans Receive Medal of Freedom From Obama

President Barack Obama recognized 17 people on Tuesday with the nation's highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, including Miami natives Gloria and Emilio Estefan. Read »

Friday, Nov 13, 2015 at 1:20 PM
Box Office Preview: The 33

Box Office Preview: The 33

Roxanne Vargas talks to Antonio Banderas about his latest film 'The 33' which tells the story of the Chilean miners trapped underground for 69 days. Watch »

Friday, Nov 6, 2015 at 5:39 AM
'On Your Feet' Debuts on Broadway

'On Your Feet' Debuts on Broadway

'On Your Feet,' the story of Gloria Estefan and her husband, debuted on Broadway in New York City. NBC 6's Roxy Vargas was there for the grand opening. Watch »

Thursday, Oct 22, 2015 at 4:32 PM

Texas Rep. Castro: Introduces Bill to Strike 'Alien' From Federal Laws

Texas Rep. Castro: Introduces Bill to Strike 'Alien' From Federal Laws

U.S. Rep. Joaquín Castro wants the federal government to drop the word "alien" from its laws and other official documents, NBC News reported. Castro, a Texas Democrat, has introduced a bill to strike the... Read »

Sunday, Oct 11, 2015 at 2:39 PM

Novela Celebrates the Life and Talent of the Iconic Queen of Salsa

Novela Celebrates the Life and Talent of the Iconic Queen of Salsa

Celia Cruz the undisputed Queen of Salsa comes to life in the most anticipated bio-telenovela set to air this Tuesday October 13th on NBC Universal’s Spanish network Telemundo. Read »

Friday, Oct 9, 2015 at 7:54 AM

Top Winners From Inaugural Latin AMAs

Top Winners From Inaugural Latin AMAs

Daddy Yankee and Gente de Zona also took home awards Read »

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015 at 2:37 PM

'Latin American Music Awards' to Debut on Telemundo

'Latin American Music Awards' to Debut on Telemundo

The very first installment of the "Latin American Music Awards" will debut this Thursday on NBC Universal's Spanish network Telemundo. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 22, 2015 at 12:40 PM

Emilio Estefan Debuts "We're All Mexican" Video

Emilio Estefan Debuts "We're All Mexican" Video

Grammy-winning producer Emilio Estefan has released a video for, "We're All Mexican," celebrating the achievements of Hispanic people in the United States. Read »

Saturday, Aug 22, 2015 at 12:15 PM
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By Cherine Akbari

Premios Tu Mundo 2015 Blue Carpet Fashion

Premios Tu Mundo 2015 Blue Carpet Fashion View gallery »

Monday, Aug 17, 2015 at 11:40 AM

Premios Tu Mundo Celebrates Latin Pop Culture

Premios Tu Mundo Celebrates Latin Pop Culture

Premios Tu Mundo (Your World Awards) rolls out their blue carpet this Thursday August 20th at the American Airlines Arena for the 4th annual pop-culture celebration honoring fan favorites in Latin entertainment... Read »

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Kelly Blanco Kelly Blanco has built up almost a decade’s worth of experience as an entertainment, sports, and lifestyle reporter. Since high school, she has covered events such as the Super Bowl, the Academy Awards and even the 2012 Paralympics in London. Kelly is also an active volunteer within the South Florida community. Make sure to wake up with Kelly every morning as she brings you your First Alert Traffic updates and gets you out the door with what you need to know from 4:30-7 a.m. on South Florida Today and follow her on Twitter @KellyNBC6.
Adriana Correa Adriana Correa enjoys writing about news, entertainment and profiling people in our community doing extraordinary things. Her passion for writing began at NBC Chicago where she worked for 10 years as a video editor, media manager and later a content producer. She’s produced entertainment stories that have aired nationally on the Univision Network and locally on NBC 6. You can find her on Twitter @AdrianaNBC.
Brandon Lopez Brandon Lopez kicked off his professional career before he could even legally vote. By the time he was 18 1/2, he was the Assistant Director of the Digital Marketing Division of a prominent South Florida magazine. Now at 21-years-old, Brandon has since made a family at NBC 6 as an Associate Producer, enjoying the opportunities he's been awarded. Find him on Twitter or Instagram at @BrandonNBC6.