Tito Rojas, Legendary Puerto Rican Singer, dies at 65

The Puerto Rican music industry mourns the loss of one of its legendary artists. Tito Rojas, also known as “El Gallo Salsero”, died at the age of 65 from a suspected heart attack in the Tejus neighborhood of Humacao, Puerto Rico.

According to the reports, the beloved salsa star was found on Dec 26, 2020, lying on the floor of a balcony of a residence. Relatives called the Medics but it’s too late when they arrived and declared him dead afterward.

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Puerto Rican Christmas Traditions welcome “Jibarito de la Cajita”

Puerto Rican Christmas culture will not be complete without the decorations, stories, and even gifts for children. One of them is the new Christmas book  “Jibarito de la Cajita”, the new part of the tradition for every child. Inspired by Elf on the Shelf, it is the creation of the Puerto Rican couple Victor and Merari Febus.

During the pandemic, the couple gave life to the character of Jibarito, a brilliant boy with a cheerful personality and good traits. In the story, he helps the three magi in finding a way to reach the “good people” children. The story of the book aims to instill in every young mind the importance of compassion, telling the truth, and other qualities future generations should learn.

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Hotel Palacio Provincial is the new spot for your Staycation in San Juan, Puerto Rico

A luxurious experience awaits the locals and visitors of Puerto Rico as San Juan opens its new hotel Palacio Provincial in January 2021. The new lifestyle hotel offers 43 rooms filled with artistic designs overviewing the most notable sceneries around the area. 

Hotel Palacio Provincial is now ready to welcome travelers and serve them with their top-notch service and accommodation.

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PBS Kids Alma’s Way: An Animated Series featuring a Puerto Rican girl and her Family

Early in December, PBS Kids announced the arrival of their new Latina character in their new show ” Alma’s Way”. The creator of the story is the Emmy Lifetime Achievement Awardee, and Sesame Street star, Sonia Manzano.

“Alma’s Way” is an animated series from Fred Rogers Production and will debut in Fall 2021. Young viewers can watch it on PBS Stations, the PBS Kids 24/7 Channel, and across different PBS KIDS digital platform.

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“The Prom” star Arianna DeBose shares more of who she is in Netflix’s Musical Film

“The Prom” star and theater dancer and singer Arianna DeBose shares her experience in joining the cast of the film adaptation of The Prom musical.

Arianna DeBose is an Afro-Latina who started her stardom in the world of music and theater. She made her breakthrough when she joined the TV Series  So You Think You Can Dance in 2019. She also made an appearance in shows like Bring It On, Motown, Hamilton, A Bronx Tale The Musical, and a Tony-nominated turn in Summer: The Donna Summer Musical

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Daddy Yankee DY2K20: A YouTube Virtual Party

Daddy Yankee is now back with a big Christmas gift for his fans worldwide. The Puerto Rican artist will be hosting a free virtual concert, DY2K20. The three-part series highlights his successful 2019 show “Con Calma Pal’ Choli” at the Coliseo de Puerto Rico.

Daddy Yankee wants to give everyone a one-of-a-kind experience and enjoy while at home, despite the impact of the pandemic this year. A great year-end special everyone wouldn’t want to miss.

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Miguel Baeza remains undefeated as UFC Puerto Rican Star

MMA Pro fighter Miguel Baeza proves nothing can stop him from conquering the stage of UFC. His recent fight with Takashi Sato concluded his record of 10-0 and became the first win on his career by submission. He also earned the title “Performance of the Night” bonus for the win.

Dana White commended the performance of Baeza and said he could be the newest Puerto Rican star. In 2019, the UFC president spoken of his interest in opening a Performance Institute in Puerto Rico. He now sees it as an excellent opportunity to establish the sport in Puerto Rico with Miguel Baeza.

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“Macho: The Hector Camacho Story”, a Documentary on Macho’s Battles Inside and Outside the Ring

Showtime Sports Documentary films will feature a work of Eric Drath, “Macho: The Hector Camacho Story”, a documentary of the rise, fall, and untimely death of one of boxing’s most unforgettable champions.

The 1980s gave way to the fame and stardom of the most talented and powerful boxers in the scene. There’s Mike Tyson, Sugar Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran, Julio César Chávez, and Thomas Hearns to name a few. But in the middle of the decade, the name Hector “Macho” Camacho emerged and made its unforgettable mark in the history of professional boxing.

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