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‘West Side Story’ Star Rachel Zegler Invited to the Oscars After Backlash

Sofía Aguilar
At only 20 years old, Rachel Zegler has already risen to prominence in Hollywood for her critically acclaimed role in Steven Spielberg’s remake of West Side Story as Maria. She is the youngest person in history to receive a Golden...
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Rachel Zegler First Latina to Win National Board Review’s Best Actress Since 1998

Sofía Aguilar
Rachel Zegler is a rising star with not one but two major movies coming up: the West Side Story remake and the leading role live-action Snow White. With her leading role as Maria in Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film adaptation of...
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Latina-Owned Alamar Cosmetics Releases Special ‘Encanto’ Collection

Virginia Isaad
Latina-owned beauty brand Alamar Cosmetics, founded by Cuban American Gabriela Trujillo, launched its largest collection yet in collaboration with Disney’s Encanto and it all started with a DM. Trujillo founded Alamar — named after the barrio in Havana where she...
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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Encanto’ Clip Featuring Maribel Voiced by Stephanie Beatriz

Virginia Isaad
We’re all excitedly anticipating the release of Disney’s Encanto set in Colombia and centered on the magical Madrigal family. The all-star Latinx cast includes Stephanie Beatriz, John Leguizamo, Wilmer Valderrama, and Diane Guererro who all play characters with different powers...
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Colombia, Brazil Among Top Coffee Producers in LATAM You Need to Try

Nicole Young
Our morning cafecito is a beloved tradition stemming from a long-standing history in Latin American of cultivating coffee specifically in Colombia and Brazil. Each country has their own version of making coffee and they’re all different but equally delicious so...
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Disney Releases Teaser Trailer for ‘Encanto’ Set in Colombia with Music by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Virginia Isaad
The teaser trailer for Disney’s Encanto, set in Colombia, just dropped and we couldn’t be more excited. With songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda and its lead role featuring Colombian and Argentine-American actor Stephanie Beatriz (In the Heights and Brooklyn 99), Encanto...
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27 of the Most Influential Colombians in Pop Culture

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
There are several singers, actors, artists, and people in sports who represent the best of pop culture from their home country. This is certainly true of Colombia, who has so many talented sons and daughters who inspire puro orgullo in...