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Jennifer Lopez Most Beautiful Woman

Shakira robbed, Sofia Vergara in talks, Benicio del Toro very supportive, Don Franciso's fake son y m?ís from Latino Loop

Published on LatinoLA: April 17, 2011


Jennifer Lopez Most Beautiful Woman


Jennifer Lopez (who graces the cover) was named the World's Most Beautiful Woman on People magazine's 2011 "Most Beautiful" list.

Shakira was robbed by a fan during a concert in Monterrey, Mexico. As she walked through the crowd one of the fans in the crowd snatched the ring off her finger.

Enrique Iglesias, Luis Fonsi, Cristian Castro, Jencarlos Canela and Gloria Trevi have joined the lineup of artists scheduled to perform at the Billboard Latin Music Awards airing April 28th on Telemundo.

Elections in Peru will pit Keiko Fujimori, daughter of Alberto Fujimori, against Ollanta Humala in Peru's presidential runoff elections on June 5th.

Gael Garcia Bernal and Dolores Fonzi announced the birth of their second child, Libertad.

Telemundo President Don Browne announced that he plans to retire in June.

Uruguay's senate passed legislation to overturn amnesty for human rights crimes committed by the military during the 1973-85 dictatorship. Once enacted as a law, the legislation would allow for prosecutions for crimes committed during Uruguay's dirty war.

According to the lawyer representing the Chilean man claiming to be Don Francisco's son, a judge has agreed to retest the blood sample that showed no DNA connection between the two amid rumors of a bribe offered to a lab technician.

Kimberly Stewart, Rod Stewart's daughter, is pregnant with Benicio del Toro's baby. The two are not currently in a relationship, however del Toro is "very supportive" according to a statement released by his rep.

According to the new Latin American Online Retail Forecast by Forrester Research, online sales in Brazil are growing almost 18% a year garnering almost $10 billion in online retails sales this year. Brazil has 81 million online users (40% of Latin America's internet population).

Sofia Vergara is reportedly in talks to star as one of the female leads in 20th Century Fox's Farrelly brothers directed "The Three Stooges".

At least 116 bodies were recovered from pits in Tamaulipas, Mexico last week and at least a dozen skeletal remains were also discovered in Sinaloa this week.

Don Omar has joined the list of panelists for "My Big Vast Social Network" taking place on April 26th at the Billboard Latin Music Conference. He will be joined by Alexandre Hohagen from Facebook and Google's Rodrigo Paranhos Velloso.

"Arthur" debuted in theaters last week starring Russell Brand as the title character and Luis Guzman as Bitterman.

Brazil's tourism agency is using the global release of the animated movie "Rio" to promote Brazil as a tourist destination with the short promotional film "Brazil Calls You. Celebrate Life Here". The film will be shown in theaters in 10 countries (Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Italy, Netherlands, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Spain and the U.S.) just before the film is screened.

17-year-old mom Jennifer del Rio joins the cast for the new season of MTV's "16 & Pregnant" which debuts on April 19th.

Walmart is offering an exclusive, limited edition of Mana's new studio album "Drama y Luz". The Walmart edition includes three bonus exclusive recordings.

Corona Light launched its first national multimedia campaign, "It Only Gets Better" created by La Comunidad.

Degree Men has launched a new marketing campaign "El Momento que Cuenta" as part of its ongoing partnership with the Mexican National Team. The campaign highlights facing the everyday challenges in Hispanic men's lives.

LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) announced its 2011 panel discussions which include: "Soy Tu Brand: Latin Music and the Art of Sponsorship, Branding & Licensing", "@Digital: Engaging Your Audience & Monetizing Music", "99 Problems: And Putting Together a Tour Shouldn't Be One", "This is Radio Clash: Bridging the Terrestrial and Digital Divide" and "Patrons of the Arts: Who are Today's Music Investors?".

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