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Diaz Receives Genius Grant From MacArthur Foundation

Diaz Receives Genius Grant From MacArthur Foundation

There’s no denying Junot Díaz is a literary genius, especially after picking up a Pulitzer Prize for his novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. But now he has official proof. The 43-year-old Dominican-American novelist and creative writing...

Oct 2, 12 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Thorne Named to Pop Dust's 18 Under 18 List

Thorne Named to Pop Dust’s 18 Under 18 List

She’s already a popular Disney Channel star… And Bella Thorne is quickly becoming the next Selena Gomez. The 14-year-old part-Cuban-American actress, who currently stars on the cable network’s dance-driven comedy series Shake It Up!, has made...

Oct 1, 12 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Velasquez: Nashville's Most Beautiful Latina

Velasquez: Nashville’s Most Beautiful Latina

Jaci Velasquez could be called nuestra belleza in Tennessee’s capital city… The 32-year-old part-Mexican/part-Spanish bilingual contemporary Christian and Latin pop singer has been named to Nashville Lifestyles magazine’s 25 Most Beautiful...

Sep 28, 12 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Prinze, Jr. & Wife Welcome Their Second Child

Prinze, Jr. & Wife Welcome Their Second Child

It appears the Prinze name will go on for another generation… Freddie Prinze Jr. and wife Sarah Michelle Gellar welcomed a baby boy in Los Angeles this past week, Us Weekly reports. “Mother and baby are doing great,” her rep tells the...

Sep 24, 12 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Shakira Expecting Her First Child

Shakira Expecting Her First Child

Shakira will be singing lullabies in the near future. The 35-year-old Colombian singing sensation—who was just named Christina Aguilera’s replace on the spring cycle of NBC’s The Voice—announced on her website that she’s expecting her...

Sep 19, 12 • LATINews1 Comment »
Lovato: The Top-Ranking Latweeno on Billboard.com's 21 Under 21

Lovato: The Top-Ranking Latweeno on Billboard.com’s 21 Under 21

Billboard.com is back with its list of this year’s hottest minors in music, with five Latweeno artists/groups making the cut… And Demi Lovato isn’t only the highest ranking Hispanic artist, she’s also the top-ranking female… The...

Sep 18, 12 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Lima Gives Birth to Her Second Child...

Lima Gives Birth to Her Second Child…

Victoria’s Secret Angel Adriana Lima has a new angel in her brood… The 31-year-old Brazilian supermodel and her husband Marko Jaric welcomed daughter Sienna into the world on Wednesday in New York City. It’s the second child for the happy...

Sep 14, 12 • LATINews1 Comment »
Big Brother's Villegas & Rachel Reilly Tie the Knot

Big Brother’s Villegas & Rachel Reilly Tie the Knot

Brendon Villegas is officially off the market… The 32-year-old Latino high school swim coach and physicist from Riverside, California, who competed on Big Brother and The Amazing Race, married Rachel Reilly on Saturday in downtown Los Angeles,...

Sep 10, 12 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Levy Named

Levy Named “El Hombre Más Sexy” by People en Español

William Levy is bringing sexy back… again. The 32-year-old Cuban-American telenovela star, who set hearts a flutter during his stellar run on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, has been named the sexiest man by People en Español. It’s his second...

Sep 4, 12 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Maná to be Inducted into Hollywood's RockWalk of Fame

Maná to be Inducted into Hollywood’s RockWalk of Fame

Maná is about to (rock)walk this way… The Mexican band, considered to be one of the pioneers of Rock en Español, will be inducted into the RockWalk of fame, the Guitar Center’s RockWalk committee announced on Tuesday. The induction...

Sep 4, 12 • LATINews1 Comment »