Daddy Yankee will exclusively premiere his new music video, “Sábado Rebelde,” which features popular reggaetón duo Plan B, today on Telemundo’s “Al Rojo Vivo” (4pm/3c). The video will have encore presentations across the network’s news and entertainment shows including “Titulares y Más” (11:35pm/10:35c), “Un Nuevo Día” (7am/6c) and across key markets including Miami, New York, …

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Dressed in his signature black suit, sweat streaming down his face, Pitbull paused for a moment during his set at Calibash 2015 and made a declaration. “L.A. is my number one market,” he told the howling crowd at Los Angeles’ Staples Center on Saturday (Jan. 24). The sold-out audience had gathered for Calibash, an annual …

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DUBAI // Latin expatriates hope that the debut of a cultural festival this month will unify their community as its numbers grow and their respective countries’ UAE ties strengthen. Ximena Cordova, co-director of the Dubai Latin Art Fest, which is being held next Friday night, said the festival came about from “a general feeling that …

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President Barack Obama announced plans Friday to recommend free community college for certain students, regardless of age, in a proposal titled “Promise of Higher Education in the United States.” The White House published a “Fact Sheet” about the proposal, noting, “Today, more than ever, Americans need more knowledge and skills to meet the demands of …

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Food is often called a universal language that brings people together. There is much diversity among Hispanic cultures, but we can find some familiar experiences in the foods that we eat, and how we eat them. Living on the U.S., Mexican border I see the similarities between many popular Mexican dishes and the Puerto Rican …

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The singer collects a new No. 1, while Puerto Rican acts Christian Daniel and Plan B climb Latin charts. Regional Mexican star Gerardo Ortiz earns his second Latin Airplay chart-topper as “Eres Una Nina” steps 2-1 in its 13th week. Audience impressions reached nearly 10 million during the tracking week ending Jan. 4, a five …

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The ’90s and early ’00s were the golden age of Latin music in the U.S. Behold, 14 of the best songs you forgot you were completely obsessed with as a teen. (Note: This isn’t a ranked list; the songs are listed chronologically.) 1. “Bidi Bidi Bom Bom” by Selena. No list is complete without la reina herself. (The …

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In a perfect world, “Selma” would exist solely as a depiction of darker days long since past, an American history lesson that concludes with reassurances that its horrors will no longer be perpetrated, tolerated nor celebrated. Alas, perfection eludes us on this mortal, earthly plane; “Selma” shows the evolution of change while beaming a spotlight …

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Directed by Clint Eastwood in what some may take as alarmingly short order following “Jersey Boys” (which was released only six months ago, for heaven’s sake), “American Sniper” proves the dictum “never count an auteur out” by proving itself as Eastwood’s strongest directorial effort since 2009’s underrated “Invictus” pretty much right out of the starting …

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After racking up a daunting body count in both France (“Taken”) and Turkey (“Taken 2”), the destructive Mills family (who really should consider going into the witness protection program, not only for their own safety, but for ours) turn their sights on the sunny freeways of their home town, Los Angeles, in “Taken 3”. Starting …

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On Sunday, Jan. 11, the Golden Globes will be handed out, and a number of Latino artists are up for nominations. The biggest nominee of the night is “Birdman,” a film by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, the Mexican auteur. While the film does not star any Latino actors, the movie is a great representation of how …

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With the 114th Congress sworn into its new session, Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner, R-Ohio, announced plans to counter President Barack Obama’s immigration executive actions. During a press conference, Boehner announced that the House will act on “stopping” Obama’s Nov. 20 executive actions. While Boehner has had a Republican majority in the …

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The new season of ‘La Voz Kids’ is slated to premiere next spring. Daddy Yankee will take the one of the coaches chair on the Sunday night show alongside previously announced returning coach Natalia Jiménez. The Puerto Rican-born singer will share his extensive expertise with a team of young talented participants on the “La Voz …

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Christmas in the tropics means trading jingle bells and roasted chestnuts for roast pig and rum. And forget about silent nights. Salsa and other tropical rhythms are the sounds of Christmas cheer, where dancing all night long is as sacred a tradition as stuffing yourself at the family table. We wish you a sweaty, sexy …

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New York University professor was writing Eddie Palmieri biography. Juan Flores, a professor and writer whose work often explored music’s role in Latino identity, has died. The 71-year-old author of books such as From Bomba to Hip-Hop, Flores had reportedly been working on a biography of Puerto Rican pianist and bandleader Eddie Palmieri. “His strongest …

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