High stakes fashion

Cutting edge is an adjective often used to describe high fashion. But sometimes cutting edge is more than just a figure of speech. 

Filmmaker Hector Babenco Dies at 70

Latin America looses one of his best movie makers of all times. The information was confirmed by his ex-wife, Raquel Arnaud and by Marcelo Torres, producer of his films.

Film The Colony portrays "Colonia Dignidad" ordeal

Erick Zott Chuecas lived through the ordeal in the ­aftermath of Chile’s 1973 military coup as featured in Emma Watson’s new film The Colony

Pablo Escobar's brother asks to review Netflix's Narcos

The series portrays the rise and fall of Pablo Escobar, who was shot dead by police in 1993, and the Medellin drug cartel he lead. Roberto Escobar said he wanted to determine the accuracy of the contents.

Lollapalooza Colombia canceled

The inaugural Lollapalooza Colombia has been canceled after organizers lost one of the festival’s headliners and weren’t able to find a replacement, according to a statement on the event’s website.

Farewell Profesor Jirafales

Rubén Aguirre, known for his role as “Profesor Jirafales” in “El Chavo del 8” has passed away this morning,

Latin artist on NYC's Puerto Rican Parade

The colorful parranda, which takes over Fifth Avenue in Manhattan and paints the town with colorful red, white and blue Puerto Rican flags

Pablo Villegas, Global Ambassador of the Spanish Guitar

The rambling man in a tuxedo will play Brooklyn's National Sawdust before joining Placido Domingo tribute

Chanel stages fashion show in Cuba

French fashion house Chanel has staged its show in the Cuban capital Havana - the first international fashion show since the 1959 communist revolution.

Cuban crowd's satisfaction in Rolling Stones concert

The Rolling Stones unleashed two hours of shrieking, thundering rock and roll on an ecstatic crowd of hundreds of thousands of Cubans and foreign visitors Friday night

Argentine rockers Capsula cover Bowie's Ziggy Stardust

David Bowie finds unlikely fans in Argentinean rockers Capsula. So much so that the now Spain-based trio recorded a full-length cover LP titled Dreaming of the Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust & the Spiders From Mars in 2012

Rolling Stones in Cuba

The Rolling Stones announced a free concert in Cuba in what is likely to be one of the biggest shows ever both for the island and the rock legends.

Once again Latam makes waves at the Oscars

Latin America continued to wow at the Oscars last night, despite Colombia’s ‘Embrace of the Serpent’ missing out in the Best Foreign Language Film category to ‘The son of Saul’.

Grammys 2016 Predictions: Who Will Win Latin Awards?

In a year where Latin has intermingled more than ever with mainstream, predicting Grammy winners in the Latin field has become a challenge.

Shakira's Hips in Disney's 'Zootopia'

Shakira asked Disney animators to give bigger hips to Gazelle, the cartoon character she voices in the upcoming movie Zootopia.

Meet the "Cuban Adele"

Cuban Yoli Major with her passion and her beautiful voice has earned the nickname of "Cuban Adele".

‘Embrace of the Serpent’ becomes Colombia’s first Oscar-nominated film

For the first time in history, a Colombian film has been nominated for an Oscar. “Embrace of the Serpent” is running in the Foreign Language Film category.

Mexicans triumph at Golden Globes

Mexicans Alejandro G Inarritu and Gael Garcia Bernal Revenge win Golden Globe awards for best director and best actor in a comedy. The Revenant won the night's most coveted prize for best dramatic film.

2015: The Year in Latin Music

In 2015, the Latin music market welcomed some new names to the top of the Billboard charts, while established stars continued to dominate the lists. Meanwhile, two songs became the top longest-running No. 1s in Hot Latin Songs history, and one artist crossed a record-breaking 100 weeks on the chart.

Meet Latin Grammy best new artist winner Monsieur Periné

It was anyone's guess who would win Best New Artist at the Latin Grammys last week. The winning vote went to Monsieur Periné, a Colombian group whose music is a quirky blend of swing, alt, pop and Colombian rhythms.

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