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Latino Voices

These stories, essays and videos highlight Latino and Hispanic voices, culture, history, news and joy. We are highlighting trailblazers and rising voices.

A 90-year-old grandma's wish to meet Daddy Yankee comes true

Mami Flor, who was diagnosed with uterine cancer, told TODAY she dreamed of meeting the singer but never thought she'd get the chance.
Mami Flor meeting her favorite musician Daddy Yankee at his Sept. 20 concert in New York.
Mami Flor meeting her favorite musician Daddy Yankee at his Sept. 20 concert in New York.

Cardi B says her recent court case forced her to pass up a multi-million dollar deal

Earlier this month, she pleaded guilty and was sentenced for her involvement in a 2018 New York strip club brawl.
The singer at the 2022 Met Gala Celebrating "In America: An Anthology of Fashion" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2022 in New York City.
The singer at the 2022 Met Gala Celebrating "In America: An Anthology of Fashion" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2022 in New York City.

2022 Billboard Latin Music Awards: How to watch live and stream

Broadcast live on September 29 from Miami, the ceremony will include performances by some of the biggest names in Latin music.
Karol G performs on the Main Stage during Weekend 2, Day 3 of the 2022 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival on April 24, 2022 in Indio, California.
Karol G performs on the Main Stage during Weekend 2, Day 3 of the 2022 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival on April 24, 2022 in Indio, California.

Why leche condensada (sweetened condensed milk) is such a staple in Latin American cooking

In many Latin American households, the taste of sweetened condensed milk brings on notes of history, nostalgia and sweet, sweet comfort.

'Designing Miami' stars open up about putting their marriage on TV

The interior designers, who have been married for two years, spoke to TODAY about inviting viewers into their home and businesses in their new Netflix reality show.

Marcella Valladolid's Mexican family recipes: Chicken flautas, chile-lime chips with guac

Marcela Valladolid shares her family-favorite recipes for chicken flautas and homemade chips and guac.

Bad Bunny leads the list of nominations for the 2022 Latin Grammys

The 23rd annual Latin Grammy Awards will take place at the Michelob Ultra Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas on Thursday, Nov. 17.
Bad Bunny performs at Camping World Stadium on Aug. 5, 2022 in Orlando, Florida.
Bad Bunny performs at Camping World Stadium on Aug. 5, 2022 in Orlando, Florida.

J. Lo says being Latina made her 'feel special' early in her career

In an exclusive interview for TODAY, Lopez touched on the importance of embracing her Latina roots and giving back to her community.

Celebrities call for aid to Puerto Rico following Hurricane Fiona

Ricky Martin, Zoe Saldaña, and star chef José Andrés are showing up for the country as it endures another island-wide blackout, five years after Hurricane Maria.
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PUERTO RICO-WEATHER-HURRICANE-FIONA

Bad Bunny invited Uvalde shooting survivor to his Texas show

The singer also donated to the Correa Family Foundation, which will help build Maya Zamora and her family a new home.
The singer with Uvalde survivor Mayah Zamora at his show in Texas.
The singer with Uvalde survivor Mayah Zamora at his show in Texas.