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Saturday, Jan 26, 2019 at 9:08 PM

Cubans Inaugurate First New Catholic Church in Decades

Cubans Inaugurate First New Catholic Church in Decades

The first new Catholic church to be completed in Cuba since the country's 1959 socialist revolution was inaugurated with the aid of a Florida congregation on Saturday in a ceremony that observers called... Read »

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 at 1:44 PM

Latin All-Star Coach Panel Debuts on “La Voz”

Latin All-Star Coach Panel Debuts on “La Voz”

The highly anticipated Spanish-language version of NBC’s Emmy Award-Winning show “The Voice” debuts Sunday night on Telemundo starring an all-star Latin coach panel. Read »

Saturday, Jan 12, 2019 at 9:03 PM

To Ovations, Hamilton's Star Reprises Role in Puerto Rico

To Ovations, Hamilton's Star Reprises Role in Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda reprised his lead role in the hit musical "Hamilton" to start a two-week run in Puerto Rico expected to raise millions of dollars for artists and cultural groups struggling in the wake... Read »

Thursday, Jan 10, 2019 at 7:04 PM

Walter Mercado Gifts Lin-Manuel Miranda A Puerto Rican Flag Cape

Walter Mercado Gifts Lin-Manuel Miranda A Puerto Rican Flag Cape

It’s the duo we didn’t know we needed until now. Lin-Manuel Miranda tweeted Thursday that he was spending time with iconic astrologist Walter Mercado. Read »

Sunday, Jan 6, 2019 at 10:40 AM

Latino Families Keeping Three Kings Day Tradition Alive

Latino Families Keeping Three Kings Day Tradition Alive

Ernesto Acevedo-Muñoz still remembers the excitement of being a child in Puerto Rico, anticipating the arrival of the Three Kings on Jan. 6th. “We’d pick up grass for the camels to eat in exchange for... Read »

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 4:15 PM

Netflix to Retell Selena's Life Story in Scripted Series

Netflix to Retell Selena's Life Story in Scripted Series

Netflix is tackling one of the biggest pop stars ever: Selena Quintanilla. The streaming platform announced "Selena: The Series," which will be a scripted TV show, developed alongside and executive produced... Read »

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 1:55 PM

Elian González Joins Twitter On His 25th Birthday

Elian González Joins Twitter On His 25th Birthday

Elian González Brotóns, the man who was once at the center of a major custody battle which involved the U.S. and Cuban governments, has joined Twitter. Read »

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 7:45 PM

Lin-Manuel Miranda Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Lin-Manuel Miranda Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Lin-Manuel Miranda on Friday will add a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to his list of honors that also include three Tony Awards, three Grammys, an Emmy and Pulitzer Prize. Read »

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 10:14 PM

Telemundo's 'Suelta La Sopa' Celebrates Milestone

Telemundo's 'Suelta La Sopa' Celebrates Milestone

The Spanish-language entertainment news and celebrity gossip program "Suelta La Sopa" that airs on NBC 6’s sister station Telemundo 51 is celebrating five years on the air. Read »

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 12:48 PM

Maluma, Baby! Maluma Scores First Latin Grammy

Maluma, Baby! Maluma Scores First Latin Grammy

Reggaeton super star Juan Luis Londoño, better known as Maluma, won his first Latin Grammy at this year’s 19th Annual Latin Grammy Awards held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Read »

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 8:21 AM

Wisin Gets Intimate with Fans at the Fillmore Miami Beach

Wisin Gets Intimate with Fans at the Fillmore Miami Beach

The Corona Estereo Beach Tours began Oct. 31st in Boston and it took Wisin through Chicago, Orlando, Miami Beach and wraps up Nov.16 in Dallas. Read »

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 9:54 PM
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Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 9:16 AM

Maná Honored as Latin Grammys' Person of the Year

Maná Honored as Latin Grammys' Person of the Year

Mexican rock band Maná became the first group ever to be honored as the Latin Recording Academy's Person of the Year Wednesday, when its four members were recognized during a star-studded tribute concert... Read »

Monday, Nov 5, 2018 at 12:16 PM

Longoria, Ferrera, Saldana and More Rally for Latino Votes

Longoria, Ferrera, Saldana and More Rally for Latino Votes

Eva Longoria, Rosario Dawson, Zoe Saldana, America Ferrera and Gina Rodriguez took to the streets of Miami, leading hundreds of people while chanting "Si se puede" or "Yes we can" in attempt to rally people... Read »

Monday, Nov 5, 2018 at 12:17 PM

Camila Cabello Wins Best Artist, Best Song at MTV EMAs

Camila Cabello Wins Best Artist, Best Song at MTV EMAs

Cuban-American singer Camila Cabello was the big winner at the MTV EMAs gala in Spain on Sunday, while Janet Jackson used her acceptance speech for a life-time achievement award to take a stand for women's... 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.
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Brandon Lopez Brandon Lopez kicked off his professional career before he could even legally vote. By the time he was 18, he was the Assistant Director of the Digital Marketing Division of a prominent South Florida magazine. Now, Brandon is a Deputy Web Editor at NBC 6 and a contributor to Latin Beat. Find him on Twitter or Instagram at @BrandonLopezTV.