The Cuban singer put her trip on hold in order to stay close to her mother, who's in intensive care in Miami

Por People Staff
Updated Octubre 22, 2007

Instead of heading to Mexico to promote her new album 90 Millas, Gloria Estefan postponed her trip in order to stay in Miami with her mother, Gloria Fajardo, who's in intensive care following an emergency surgery last week.

“She's not in critical condition, but she's still in intensive care, where she'll stay until doctors are completely sure [that there's no infection] and that's she's completely stable,” the PR representative of the artist, 50, told our website.

Estefan's mother, 78, had an emergency operation on Oct. 14 after doctors discovered an intestinal rupture that had caused a severe infection.

“Gloria is looking after her day and night, staying with her. [She's been] very strong. She stays hopeful through prayer; counting on God for her mom to be okay…Gloria is completely right for wanting to stay close to her mom…which is why she had to postpone the trip to Mexico,” the singer's representative explained.

Emilio Estefan's wife had scheduled a press conference for today in Mexico, along with other activities and interviews.

After canceling various obligations in New York and Los Angeles, Estefan's team has started to reorganize the singer's schedule. But for now there's no for-sure date as to when she'll get back to her tour, since “she's going to wait for her mom to get out of this dangerous stage.”