Are You the 51st Most Beautiful Person?

People en Espa??ol wants to know. Plus entertainment, health, drug kingpins and Zoe Salda??a, from Latino Loop

Published on LatinoLA: January 14, 2010

Are You the 51st Most Beautiful Person?

People en Espa??ol launched the search for the "51st Most Beautiful" person. Candidates can be submitted at http://www.51bello.com and the winner will be featured on Yahoo! En Espa??ol as well as People en Espa??ol's "50 Most Beautiful" issue.

HBO will debut a new series "How to Make It In America" on February 14th starring Victor Rasuk ("Raising Victor Vargas", "Lords of Dogtown") and Luis Guzman.

Univision did not renew its contract with astrologer Walter Mercado.

New data released by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health shows that 55% of patients hospitalized with H1N1 flu in LA County were Latino.

Heineken announced that it will purchase the beer unit of Mexico's FEMSA, including Dos Equis, Sol and Tecate, in a share deal valuing the company around $7.7 billion.

Diego Maradona owes $36 million euros (about $52 million US dollars) to Italian tax authorities for taxes he didn't pay during his time playing for Napoli in the late 80s to early 90s. Several of Maradona's possessions, including his diamond stud earrings, will be sold off on January 14th.

According to information from the Migration Policy Institute, Salvadorans are the country's 6th largest immigrant group after Mexican, Filipino, Indian, Chinese and Vietnamese. More than half of all Salvadoran immigrants reside in California and Texas.

LATV president and founder Danny Crowe has left his post at the network after nearly 10 years.

The President of Argentina's Central Bank, Martin Redrado, refused to step down from his post after President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner announced that she had accepted his resignation. Redrado declined to support a government plan to use $6.5 billion in reserves to pay off debt.

The U.S. has denied a claim by Hugo Chavez last week that a U.S. military plane entered Venezuelan airspace.

Mexico's ambassador to the U.S. Arturo Sarukhan revealed in a statement last week that he thinks immigration reform is unlikely to pass in 2010 due to unemployment and midterm elections.

Telemundo announced its final ratings results for 2009 showing 14% growth among adults 18-49 and 15% growth among adults 18-34.

According to new data from the Pew Research Center, one year after President Obama's election, black optimism about America has gone up while Hispanics have become more skeptical about race relations. 23% of respondents said that Hispanics are discriminated against a lot, compared to 18% for blacks, 10% for whites and 8% for Asians.

Gael Garcia Bernal's 19-year-old half brother, Dario Yazbek Bernal stars in the film "Daniel y Ana" a disturbing tale based on the true story about a brother and sister who are kidnapped in Mexico and forced to commit incest by their captors.

HBO acquired the rights to Nicolas Entel's documentary about Pablo Escobar, "Sins of My Father", told through the eyes of his son Sebastian Marroquin.

Mexican officials arrested drug kingpin Teodoro Garcia Simental "El Teo" at his home in Baja California this week.

Zoe Saldana is the spokesperson for Avon's new fragrance Eternal Magic, which debuts in April.

Carmen Milagros Ortiz was sworn in as the first woman and first Hispanic US attorney in Massachusetts this week.

Eva Guzman was sworn in this week as the first Latina justice to serve on Texas' Supreme Court.

According to a recent AP report, Mexico started the new year with 69 murders related to the drug war in just one day including 26 murders in Ciudad Juarez, 13 in and around Mexico City and 10 in Chihuahua.

GlobalHue is now the general market and multicultural agency of record for the Jeep brand.

ESPN Deportes debuted "Los Capitanes en ESPN" a daily one-hour program featuring the latest news, information and commentary in the sports world.

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