Fountain Lady's Epic Fail
Pendejadas, exitos, bodas, pleitos, muertes y much more from Latino Loop
Published on LatinoLA: January 26, 2011
Cathy Cruz Marrero is now known as "The Fountain Lady" after a video showing her falling into a fountain at a mall while trying to walk and text simultaneously went viral on YouTube. Marrero is pressing charges against mall operators for posting the video. Marrero is also currently facing felony counts for allegedly using a coworker's credit card to make more than $5,000 in purchases. Watch it here.
An explosion in a coal mine in Colombia's Norte de Santander province killed 20 workers and injured another half dozen today.
Colombian ex-beauty queen Juliana Sossa and her boyfriend, drug lord J.J. Balder?ís were arrested in Mexico City in connection with last year's shooting of famous Paraguayan soccer player, Salvador Caba??as.
PBS will air "Black in Latin America", a four-part series that will air Tuesdays from April 19th- May 10th at 8 PM EST, as part of it's Black History Month programming.
Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem welcomed their first child, a baby boy, this week in Los Angeles.
Shakira has reached one billion views on YouTube by combining the numbers from her three official channels, Shakira, ShakiraVevo and Shakirasme.
Peru's Foreign Minister announced this week that "Palestine is recognized as a free and sovereign state", joining the declarations of Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Bolivia and Ecuador.
Calle 13's Visitante, Eduardo Cabra Mart?¡nez, married Cuban singer and actress Diana Fuentes over the weekend at a ceremony in Cuba.
German sculptor H.A. Shult has created a new hotel in Madrid made from 12 tons of recycled garbage. The Corona Extra Save the Beach Hotel was created to draw attention to the trash problem on Europe's beaches.
In an out-of-court settlement, Mexican actress Fernanda Romero admitted to entering a fraudulent marriage with Ken Stuart Ross to obtain a green card. By settling out of court and admitting fault, Romero avoided a sentence of up to 5 years in prison. Romero's ex-boyfriend tipped off authorities about the marriage.
Cipriano Garcia, aka Chef Ciprigar, host of Vme's culinary show Vme Cocina, died Monday of respiratory failure in Miami. He was 33 years-old.
Oscar nominations were announced this week with Javier Bardem receiving a nom for his role in Alejandro Gonzalez I??arritu's "Biutiful", which also received a nomination for Best Foreign Film.
Kalimba was arrested in El Paso, TX last week by U.S. Border Patrol agents on an immigration violation. He was later handed over to Mexican authorities and flown back to Quintana Roo, Mexico where he was subsequently put in jail to face charges of raping a minor.
Ford Motor Co. will be the title sponsor of Telemundo's "Boxeo Telemundo" with the first fight of the season airing on Jan. 21st, live from Mexico City.
Kid Robot launched the Dunny Azteca Series 2. The series features 14 Aztec-inspired vinyl toys designed by leading Mexican artists.
Bustos Media has launched its first FM station in Portland, Exitos 93.5, a blend of rhythmic pop, soft Regional Mexican, contemporary cumbias and reggaeton.
A Peruvian court rejected an attempt to revoke the parole of U.S. citizen Lori Berenson, who served 15 years in prison for aiding leftist rebels. Berenson cannot leave Peru until her 20-year sentence is up in 2015, however President Alan Garcia could decide to commute her sentence.
The Coachella Valley Music Arts Festival revealed this year's lineup. Caifanes, Bomba Estereo, Ozomatli, Los Bunkers, Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, and Mariachi El Bronx are among this year's performers.
Telemundo presented its new novela "La Reina del Sur", starring Kate del Castillo, at this week's NATPE conference in Miami.
Former Citigroup executive and entrepreneur , Richard Taub, has been promoted to SVP and CFO of Spanish Language Network, Vme.
Hernan Lopez has been promoted to President and CEO of Fox International Channels.
Gunmen killed seven people at a park in Ciudad Juarez this week. The park was created as part of an anti-violence measure and two of the victims were playing soccer when the shooting happened.
ABC/Disney's "Off the Map", a South-American based medical series, stars Valerie Cruz and Jonathan Castellano with guest appearances by Judy Reyes, Cheech Marin, Aimee Garcia and Nicholas Gonzalez, among others, slated to appear during the season.
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