Salma Hayek Breastfeeding: Scandal or Salvation?

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Published on LatinoLA: February 12, 2009

Salma Hayek Breastfeeding: Scandal or Salvation?

During a recent trip to Sierra Leone for ABC's "Nightline", Salma Hayek breastfed a malnourished newborn baby. Controversy ensued.

Jennifer Lopez' Nuyorican Productions is reportedly in talks with Fox to adapt popular novela "Rebelde" for the U.S. market.

Juanes and his wife Karen Martinez confirmed that they are expecting their third child.

Orlando "Cachaito" Lopez, double bass player for the Buena Vista Social Club, passed away in Havana this week at age 76. Our thoughts go to his family and friends.

Penelope Cruz took home the BAFTA award for Best Supporting Actress from the British Academy of Film and Television.

In an interview with People en Espa??ol, Jenni Rivera admits having punched and bitten the man responsible for circulating a sex tape of Rivera on the internet.

Jessica Simpson, Paola Rey, Sofia Vergara, Scientology and Hello Kitty were among Yahoo! En Espa??ol's most popular searches in January.

Daddy Yankee, Nortec Collective Presents: Bostich & Fussible, Juanes, Flex, Enur and Charo are among nominees for the Best Latin/Reggaeton track at the 24th Annual International Dance Music Awards.

According to HispanicWebMonitor, Univision.com topped the list in 2008 for the most unique advertiser creatives. Other sites that topped the list were AOL Latino, MSN Latino, Yahoo! and Telemundo. Verizon was the top online advertiser on Hispanic websites.

Mun2 is airing Love Week this week, leading up to Valentine's Day. Fanny Lu created a special love-themed jingle for the week and all shows features a love-theme.

Xavier Font, ex-member of 80s Spanish pop group Locomia, was arrested in Barcelona last week for selling poppers, an illegal drug used as a sexual stimulant.

The Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards will take place April 20-23rd in Miami. Among the panel topics are touring, music and media, sponsors and licensing.

Monica Lozano, Senior VP, Publisher and CEO of La Opinion, has been tapped to serve on President Obama's Economic Recovery Advisory Board.

Rick Marroquin has joined Mediabrands to create a Hispanic business unit. Marroquin was previously Chief Marketing Officer at Batanga.

A mass grave was discovered at a ruined pyramid in Tlatelolco in Mexico City. The grave is thought to be a relic of the Spanish conquest.

Bishop Richard Williamson has been removed from his post as head of the Society of St. Pius X in Argentina after making some controversial statements denying the Holocaust.

Muzak has filed for bankruptcy.

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