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Hollywood to release fewer Latino films in 2015

Research done by MPAA shows that Latinos make up  17% of the population and 32% of that population likes watching movies on the big screen. So why is it that the number of movies targeting a Latino audience does not match these numbers? This year we only have a few movies being  released  featuring a Latino cast Read More

Latino comics gaining ground


Growing up admiring Superman I was always captivated by the thought of someone having superpowers and using them to help people.  It’s such a fascinating and in many ways a biblical underlying story; a baby being sent out of his doomed planet in a space ship by his parents, crash-lands on earth and is adopted Read More

Antonio Banderas has a new love

Love may be in the air for Antonio Banderas and his new girlfriend, Nicole Kimpel. It is no secret that his 18 year marriage with Melanie Griffith ended last July due to irreconcilable differences. Even though Banderas has been dating Kimpel since last summer, the couple have been keeping things quiet. The discreet manner in Read More

The greatest boxing match may never happen

The never-ending saga of the greatest boxing fight yet to have taken place added another chapter recently when an United Arab Emirates group (UAE) withdrew their $120 million offer to Floyd Mayweather to fight Manny Pacquiao in Abu Dhabi in the Middle East.  The group, represented by M. Akbar Muhammad made the offer in November Read More

Ricky Martin to welcome a daughter

Ricky Martin has announced that his daughter should be arriving any day now. The little bundle of joy will be joining big brothers, Matteo and Valentino, now six years old. The singer was so open about how his twin boys were delivered that it is no surprise he is keeping fans posted on the delivery Read More

Almodóvar breaks his silence about Silencio

Quirky Spanish director, Pedro Almodóvar, has announced his next movie will be ‘Silencio’ making this his thirty-fourth film to hit the big screen. Although details are scant about his latest movie, Almodóvar did reveal in an interview with the Financial Times that it would be a hard-hitting drama where the silence of the lead female Read More

Shakira’s back in the studio

Shakira fans rejoice! Shakira is currently working on finishing her 11th album and we can look forward to great hits with great collaborations.  Shakira confirmed that she was working on a Spanish language album, but with the sudden turn of events, it seems as if it will more a bilingual album. The album has yet Read More

Older women and younger men JLo style

“Don’t call me a cougar”, says Lopez. She feels the old clichés about women dating younger men need to be undone. Times are changing and so are women. She told Self, an older woman who dates a younger man is the same as older men dating younger women, it’s no big deal. While men have Read More

Top Latin albums of 2014

2014 was a year for Latin music to explore race, identity, and so much more. Many caused their listeners to think, contemplate, dance, and just have a great time. Here are 10 of the albums many danced to rock, meringue, pop, salsa, and more. Raiz- Lila Downs, Niña Pastori & Soledad “Raiz” celebrates the roots Read More

Breaking stereotypes in entertainment

“Television for Latinos has been equated with Spanish, and that’s sort of outdated” – Michael Schwimmer, NUVOtv CEO Media companies are continuing to see the increasing potential in Hispanic and Latin America audiences and NUVOtv made a bold move in 2012 when it made a deal with Jennifer Lopez as she took on a minority Read More