Edna Lee Figueroa, shown above left, received an official proclamation on Thursday, June 23, 2016 (shown above right) from the municipal legislature of her hometown, Humacao, Puerto Rico, in recognition of her career as an actress.
Erick Betancourt booked a guest-starring role in "Sneaky Pete" (Amazon). The upcoming series stars Giovanni Ribisi, Marin Ireland, Margo Martindale, Shane McRae, Peter Gerety, and Bryan Cranston (the last of which is an executive producer on the series).
Patrick Michael Valley is co-starring in the short film Is That Who You Hooked Up With? Written by Arthur W. French III and directed by Nash Kluzener Hall, the film is currently in production in New York City.
Éric-Dominique Pérez and Manuel Morán, shown above, left to right, were highlighted in both the daily New York newspaper El Diario-La Prensa and the Voices of NY blog in articles highlighting the work of Puerto Rican actors in New York working in theater and film. To read the articles, click here and here (note that the first link is for an article in Spanish).
Luis Galli is a producer and one of the stars of the television series "Tradiciones de Ricardo Palma". Based on the writings of Peruvian writer Palma, the historical drama series will premiere Friday, June 24, 2016 in 25 countries (including the U.S., Canada, Argentina, Mexico, Colombia and Spain). In the United States, the series can be seen on ETWN. For more information on the series, click on the video below (note that the video is in Spanish).
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