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Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 4:55 PM

'La Reina del Sur' Is Back on Telemundo

'La Reina del Sur' Is Back on Telemundo

Spanish television's highly rated series, '"La Reina del Sur" (The Queen of the South) returns Monday night at 10 p.m. on Telemundo. Read »

Sunday, Apr 21, 2019 at 9:49 PM

Reggaeton Fuels Latin Music Boom Despite Lack of Award Recognition

Reggaeton Fuels Latin Music Boom Despite Lack of Award Recognition

As fans around the globe have shown, Latin urban music is here to stay. But it's not always obvious from the roster at the big mainstream award shows, NBC News reports. For Billboard’s Leila Cobo, that's... Read »

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019 at 7:09 PM

US Rolling Back Cuba Policy With Restrictions on Remittances, Travel to Island

The Trump administration is stepping up its crackdown again on Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela. Read »

Thursday, Apr 4, 2019 at 12:15 PM

Rapper Pitbull to Perform Benefit for Injured Orlando Officer

Rapper Pitbull to Perform Benefit for Injured Orlando Officer

Rapper Pitbull will perform a free concert to raise money for an Orlando police officer who was injured in the line of duty. Read »

Monday, Apr 1, 2019 at 11:18 AM

John Leguizamo to Tour With His 'Latin History for Morons'

John Leguizamo to Tour With His 'Latin History for Morons'

John Leguizamo is taking his irreverent one-man comedy show about Latin history on the road. Read »

Sunday, Mar 24, 2019 at 11:25 PM

Prince Charles and Camilla Launch First Royal Visit to Cuba

Prince Charles and Camilla Launch First Royal Visit to Cuba

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla began the first official trip to Cuba by the British royal family on Sunday, in a pomp-filled display of disagreement with the Trump administration's strategy of economically... Read »

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 at 3:47 PM

70s Icon Charo Breaks Her Silence After Suicide of Husband

70s Icon Charo Breaks Her Silence After Suicide of Husband

Charo is mourning the death of her husband Kjell Rasten. In a statement shared with E! News Tuesday morning, the singer and actress remembered her husband of nearly four decades with a special... Read »

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 at 3:10 PM

'Roma' Actor Finally Gets US Visa in Time for the Oscars

'Roma' Actor Finally Gets US Visa in Time for the Oscars

Mexican actor Jorge Antonio Guerrero, who played Fermín in Alfonso Cuarón’s Oscar-nominated “Roma,” will finally be able to join the film’s cast and crew at the award ceremony of a lifetime. Guerrero had... Read »

Sunday, Feb 3, 2019 at 11:41 AM

Maluma to Make Super Bowl Debut on Sunday

Maluma to Make Super Bowl Debut on Sunday

It may not be a live performance at half-time but for Colombian reggaeton superstar, Maluma making an appearance in a commercial spot during United States' biggest sports event of the year is simply... Read »

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 »

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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.