Tuesday - Jul 23, 2019


  • PBS brings documental on baseball superstar Roberto Clemente

    by Antonio Mejías-Rentas

    MAKING PROGRESS: Tejano star Emilio Navaira was expected last week to move out of the intensive care unit at the Houston hospital where he has been treated since suffering a serious head injury in a March 23 bus accident.

  • Reknown Latino stars make career shifts

    by Antonio Mejías-Rentas

    Walter Mercado: (Photo by Olganza)Walter Mercado (Photo by Olganza)

    CAREER SHIFTS: Two unique Latino celebrities are giving their successful and out-of-the-ordinary careers new directions.

  • Top Spanish-language artists to help the poor Latin America

    by Antonio Mejías-Rentas

    Ricky MartinRicky Martin

    POP PHILANTHROPISTS: Five of the top Spanish-language recording artists pledged to help Latin America’s poor at last week’s annual meeting of the Inter American Development Bank in Miami Beach.

  • Under the same moon reaches success on fi rst week

    by Antonio Mejías-Rentas America Ferrera, Adrian Alonso and Jesse Garcia in an scene of the film, Under the same moon. Is the tale of a boy’s journey alone to reunite with his mother in L.A. WADING ‘LUNA’: A debut film by a Mexican director that tells a heartwarming story about an immigrant family has set

  • Latinos increase visibility on reality TV

    by Antonio Mejías-Rentas

    Christian de la FuenteChristian de la Fuente

    ‘REAL’LATINOS: Hispanic performers fi gure prominently on several reality TV shows, including the fi rst Spanish-speaker on Dancing With the Stars.

  • Juanes starts in Latin music tour with a peace message

    by Antonio Mejías-Rentas


    VIDA ONTHE ROAD: The year’s most anticipated Latin music tour got underway last week with a peace message from Juanes.

    The Colombian singersongwriter began his La vida world tour on March S in Uncasville, Connecticut.

  • Bardem first Spanish to win Academy Award

    by Antonio Mejías-Rentas

    Javier BardemJavier Bardem

    OSCAR WIN: Javier Bardem became the first Spanish actor to win an Academy Award at the 80th annual ceremony in Los Angeles.