By Mercedes Sanchez Univision's reality competition series "Nuestra Belleza Latina" is holding its New York City auditions today at the New Yorker Hotel until 12 noon.

Going on its Fifth season, Nuestra Belleza Latina offers its grand winner $250,000 in cash and prizes along with a talent gig at Univision.  Viewers will help decide who will be the lucky 12 finalists to move into the Miami mansion and compete for the opportunity of a lifetime.

Missed the audition? For the first time ever, participants can submit virtual castings until February 19th at The top two video finalists will get a chance to participate in the call back rounds in Miami.  Must be females between 18–27 years old by January 1, 2011, fluent in Spanish and, if chosen as a finalist, must be available to reside in Miami during the length of their participation in the program.

Good luck, ladies!