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Views of Madrid in Pitbull, Shakira music video


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 3 (IANS/EFE) Madrid's Callao Square, a train station and even the capital's tunnels serve as the stage for the new video by US rapper Pitbull and Colombian ... Read more...

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Pitbull wins pop songwriter prize


May 18th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS/EFE) Cuban-American rapper Pitbull was named as one of three pop songwriters of the year at the BMI Pop Music Awards, handed out each year by ... Read more...

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Andy Garcia lines up financing for Hemingway film


May 17th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 17 (IANS/EFE) Cuban-American actor Andy Garcia has lined up the financing for his film project on legendary writer Ernest Hemingway, who will be played by Anthony Hopkins, ... Read more...

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Gloria Estefan to appear on `Glee’


May 10th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Miami, May 10 (IANS/EFE) Cuban American singer Gloria Estefan confirmed Wednesday, via Twitter, her upcoming participation in the successful musical television series "Glee" in the role of the mother of ... Read more...

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Nayer grateful to Pitbull for career boost


May 4th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, May 4 (IANS/EFE) Singer-songwriter Nayer says she's grateful to rapper Pitbull for putting her in a position to be recording an album with famed producer RedOne.Nayer Regalado, a ... Read more...

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Andy Garcia to direct film about Hemingway


March 5th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), March 5 (IANS/EFE) Cuban-American actor Andy Garcia said during an appearance at Mexico's Guadalajara International Film Festival that he planned to make a film about "the last 10 ... Read more...

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Jon Secada calls himself a `workingman of music’


February 15th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Cancun (Mexico), Feb 15 (IANS/EFE) Cuban-American singer-songwriter Jon Secada has said that his 20-year musical career has convinced him that "it's the song that rules" and so his role is ... Read more...

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Enrique Iglesias wraps up worldwide tour


November 6th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 6 (IANS/EFE) Enrique Iglesias set off a real frenzy among fans at his concert in Madison Square Garden in New York as he wrapped up his ... Read more...

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Pitbull `very surprised’ by Lindsay Lohan lawsuit


August 26th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Aug 26 (IANS/EFE) Cuban-American rapper Pitbull said Thursday he was shocked to learn he had been sued by American actress and singer Lindsay Lohan, who claims the mention ... Read more...

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NY film festival honours `Maria My Love’, `El regreso’


August 23rd, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 23 (IANS/EFE) "Maria My Love" and Costa Rican feature "El regreso" were the winners of the awards for best US and foreign film, respectively, at the New ... Read more...

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Andy Garcia feels duty to help young actors


August 18th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 18 (IANS/EFE) Andy Garcia feels it is his duty to support the young generation of Latino actors who are getting started in the film industry, a commitment ... Read more...

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Rick Sanchez Fired For Comments Against Jon Stewart


October 3rd, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Cuban American TV news anchor Rick Sanchez was shown the door by CNN on Friday after he made a controversial comment on Pete Dominick's 'Sirius ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama’s ‘nude’ dress sparks race row


May 20th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): Michelle Obama's evening gown at the State dinner in White House has sparked off a controversy over the description of the dress's colour.From the moment she stepped into ... Read more...

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Obama reaches out to Latino community via Gloria Estefan


December 16th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Cuban-American singer Gloria Estefan recently bagged a sit-down with US President Barack Obama for a special set.The interview, which saw Obama giving a call to service to ... Read more...

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Cuban American pleads not guilty in 1968 hijacking


October 14th, 2009 - 7:57 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 14 (DPA) A Cuban American man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of hijacking a Pan American flight in 1968 and was ordered to appear before a district court ... Read more...

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US Senator Mel Martinez resigns


August 8th, 2009 - 2:49 am ICT by John Le Fevre
US Senator Mel Martinez, the first Cuban-American to serve in the US Senate, has announced his immediate retirement from politics. In an email to friends and supporters, Martinez said he'll step down from ... Read more...

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House approves easing US restrictions on Cuba travel


February 26th, 2009 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) The US House of Representatives has approved a $410 billion spending bill that includes a provision easing the restrictions the Bush administration imposed on Cuban-Americans' travel and remittances ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama becomes instant fashion icon


January 22nd, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles/Washington, Jan 22 (DPA) She's been called a one-woman design stimulus, the leader of the fashion world and a practitioner of change you can wear.But whatever silly title you bestow upon ... Read more...

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Heres why Michelle Obama never froze in her Inauguration Day dress


January 21st, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, January 21 (ANI): Fashion pundits can stop scratching their foreheads trying to figure out what kept First Lady Michelle Obama from freezing in her Inauguration Day dress, thanks to ... Read more...

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Diaz pays tribute to late father


April 17th, 2008 - 11:45 am ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): Actress Cameron Diaz has issued a statement paying tribute to her late father after his sudden death.Diaz lost her 59-year-old dad suddenly to pneumonia on Tuesday.In a ... Read more...

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Cameron Diaz loses dad to pneumonia


April 16th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Cameron Diaz has been left heartbroken after losing her suddenly to pneumonia.According to TMZ, 58-year-old Emilio Diaz recently developed the flu which then turned into pneumonia.Mr Diaz ... Read more...

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Cuban-Americans challenge travel restrictions


March 7th, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Four US citizens of Cuban origin have filed a lawsuit in Vermont against the US government's restriction on travel to the communist-ruled island, arguing it violates their civil ... Read more...

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Christina Aguilera is having a baby boy, confirms Christina Milian


November 17th, 2007 - 4:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Singer Christina Milian has confirmed that her friend Christina Aguilera is having a baby boy.The Cuban-American R&B and pop singer revealed the good news at the Seventeen ... Read more...

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