Eva Longoria: Maxim's "Woman of the Year"

Carmen Zapata, Alexa Vega, Jeff Bezos, Salma Hayek and more from the first Latino Loop of 2014

By Latino Loop
Published on LatinoLA: January 10, 2014

Eva Longoria: Maxim's "Woman of the Year"

Arts and Entertainment

The most successful Paraguayan box office film, "7 Boxes", opens in select
theaters across the country on February 7th.

Salma Hayek, Jennifer Lopez and Sofia Vergara are among the nominees for this year's Razzie Awards honoring the worst films and performances of the year.

Shakira will debut of her new single "Can't Remember to Forget You" featuring Rihanna on January 13th.


California became the first state to allow an undocumented immigrant to practice law. A court ruling granted Sergio Garcia a law license after he passed the bar exam.


According to a recent poll, 62% of Spaniards want 76-year-old King Juan Carlos to abdicate the throne in favor of his son Felipe.

One person died and two others were hospitalized when a private jet that was flying into Aspen, Colorado from Mexico on Sunday skidded off the runway, flipping over and catching on fire.

Media and Marketing

ESPN Deportes celebrated its 10-year anniversary this week with an all-day live broadcast.

JeffreyGroup opened up Pinta this week, a new full-service cross-cultural marketing agency, with Mike Valdes-Fauli at the helm as President & CEO.

Alex Caballero was announced as the new Executive Director of NALIP, The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP). Cabellero is the founder and executive director of Cuentame.

Univision will partner with Aha Radio and will incorporate sixty-five Univision stations from the Uforia digital music service in Aha-enabled
cars and mobile apps.


Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is recovering from kidney stones after being airlifted by the Ecuadorean Navy from a cruise in the Galapagos Islands on New Year's Day.

Eva Longoria was named Maxim Magazine's "Woman of the Year" and is featured on the cover of the January/ February 2014 issue.

Spy Kids actress Alexa Vega tied the knot with Carlos Pe??a Jr. over the weekend in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

Telenovela actress Monica Spear and her ex-husband were shot and killed in Venezuela. Their 5-year-old daughter was also shot but survived the attack.

Former UFC fighter Tito Ortiz was arrested on suspicion of a DUI, after crashing his car in Los Angeles this week.

BMI unveiled BMI en Espa??ol, offering the performing rights society's online information/services for its Spanish-speaking affiliates.

Actress Carmen Zapata passed away this past weekend at the age of 86 in Southern California. Zapata founded the Bilingual Foundation of the Arts in 1973.

Brazilian singer Nelson Ned passed away at age 66 in Sao Paulo last week.

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