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Sunday, Aug 26, 2018 at 4:13 PM

Maluma and Madonna Have Special Moment at the VMAs

Maluma and Madonna Have Special Moment at the VMAs

It was a huge night full of thrills and chills for Colombian singing superstar Maluma who gave a steamy and sensuous performance at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards stage Monday night. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018 at 6:36 AM

Latinos Shine at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards

Latinos Shine at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards

Mexican-Cuban Singer Camila Cabello’s “Havana” collaboration with Young Thug was nominated in five notable categories that included Video of the Year, Artist of the Year as well as Pop Video of the Year. Read »

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 3:54 PM

Janet Jackson's Single With Daddy Yankee Debuts on Fallon

On Friday following a 14-year absence from late-night television, iconic R&B, dance and pop singing superstar Janet Jackson marked her return with a memorable performance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy... Read »

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 11:19 PM

Maria Celeste Arraras Receives Honorary Doctorate Degree

Maria Celeste Arraras Receives Honorary Doctorate Degree

Telemundo anchor and leading figure in Spanish journalism Maria Celeste Arraras has been awarded the Honoris Causa degree from the Universidad Central de Bayamon in Puerto Rico. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 2:58 PM

J Balvin, Nicky Jam Get Down With Fallon on 'Tonight Show'

J Balvin, Nicky Jam Get Down With Fallon on 'Tonight Show'

Top Reggaeton artists, J Balvin and Nicky Jam brought their Latin flavor to the "Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon" where the show's host got down with the two artists on stage. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 31, 2018 at 11:04 AM

'Te Amo Mamá': Actress Shares Story of Own Family Separation

Actress Diane Guerrero took the stage Saturday at D.C.’s Families Belong Together rally to share her own experience of family separation and demand change for the children being "irreversibly damaged" at... Read »

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 6:01 PM
iHeart Radio Fiesta Latina Lineup Announced

iHeart Radio Fiesta Latina Lineup Announced

Enrique Santos from Tu 94.9 hasthe scoop on all the stars who will be at the AmericanAirlines Arena on November 3rd for iHeart Fiesta Latina! Watch »

Saturday, Jul 14, 2018 at 11:22 PM

Puerto Rico Power Co. CEO Resigns Over Salary Blowup

Puerto Rico Power Co. CEO Resigns Over Salary Blowup

An outrcry over a promised $750,000 salary for the CEO of the indebted Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority prompted him to quit less than 24 hours after assuming the position, along with four members of... Read »

Saturday, Jul 14, 2018 at 11:21 PM

Emmy Diversity Gets Boost From Issa Rae, Ricky Martin

Sterling K. Brown and Donald Glover aren't such Emmy outliers this year. More than a third of the 101 acting nominations for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards went to ethnic minorities, according to an analysis by... Read »

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 at 4:13 PM

Gloria Estefan To Star In Netflix's 'One Day At A Time'

The Netflix show "One Day at a Time" will soon see a familiar South Florida face: Gloria Estefan. Read »

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 7:19 AM

Telemundo Academy Celebrates First Graduating Class

This year, students enrolled in the Telemundo Academy were asked to present a video campaign to members of Telemundo’s leadership where they were able to showcase all the elements they covered during the... Read »

Saturday, Jun 16, 2018 at 7:56 AM

'Que Pasa USA: Today' Returns to the Arsht Center in Sept.

Back by popular demand, the live stage play based on PBS’s “Que Pasa USA” is coming back to the Adrienne Arsht Center later this year. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 6:31 PM

Pitbull to Open Miami-Themed Lounge on Mississippi Coast

Rapper Pitbull is going to Mississippi to open a new Miami-themed lounge inspired by his Florida hometown. Read »

Sunday, Jun 10, 2018 at 11:54 PM

Teen Holds Quinceañera Outside California Detention Facility

A Bay Area teenager on Saturday used her quinceañera to send a message about immigration by holding the celebration outside a detention facility in Richmond while her father remains detained. Alexa Lopez is... Read »

Sunday, Jun 10, 2018 at 6:31 PM

National Puerto Rican Day Parade Salutes Hurricane Heroes

The National Puerto Rican Parade in New York turned into its usual boisterous celebration Sunday, but many participants also saw it as an occasion to express their more somber concerns over the devastation... Read »

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