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Paraguayan Robin Hood Claims to Have Distributed Stolen Money Among Poor

An employee of a security company who made off with nearly $500,000 before turning himself in to the Paraguayan police 30 hours later with just $200 in his pocket said he had distributed the cash among the poor. continue reading »

Mexico Inaugurates 34th International Book Fair Offering 1,200 Events

The 34th International Book Fair of Palacio de Mineria in Mexico City is offering book lovers more than 1,200 events this year, including appearances by over 100 authors, organizers said. continue reading »

Sony Reveals PlayStation 4 in New York

Sony hosted a big media event in New York to introduce the PlayStation 4, but the Japanese electronics titan's next-gen gaming system never actually made an appearance during the two-hour presentation. continue reading »

Gucci Presents Sophisticated Fall Collection in Milan

Italian fashion house Gucci unveiled a collection at Milan Fashion Week that evokes romance and feminine sensuality using silk, patterns and dark tones. continue reading »

Poll Shows Scandal Plagued Sen. Robert Menendez Not As Popular in Home State

A recent political poll from Quinnipac reflects the affect rumors of romping with under-aged prostitutes and questionable friendships can have on your approval rating. continue reading »

PSG Coach Carlo Ancelotti Gives Verbal Agreement with Real Madrid

Spanish soccer club Real Madrid has a "verbal agreement" with Italian manager Carlo Ancelotti that could bring him to the Bernabeu next season, French newspaper Le Parisien said Wednesday. continue reading »

Former Guatemalan Dictator Efrain Rios Montt’s Genocide Trial Moved to March

A Guatemalan court has moved up by five months the trial of former strongman Gen. Efrain Rios Montt and one of his closest collaborators for genocide and crimes against humanity, a lawyer involved in the case told Efe Wednesday. continue reading »

U.S. Strategizes How to Combat Industrial Cyber Attacks

The U.S. government on Wednesday presented a comprehensive strategy to fight industrial cyber-espionage and hacker attacks against the country that infringe on property rights and compromise company secrets. continue reading »

80 Percent of Colombian Households have Cable TV

Colombia has the highest pay television penetration rate in Latin America, with eight of every 10 households subscribing to cable service due to the variety of offerings and prices available in the market, the Latin American Multichannel Advertising Council, or LAMAC, said in a report. continue reading »

Spain’s Telefonica Purchases Telecom Spectrum for $844 Million

Spanish telecommunications giant Telefonica spent 550 million pounds ($844.23 million) to acquire spectrum in an auction in Britain, the company said Wednesday in a regulatory filing. continue reading »

Oil Workers Union has Spent Over 95 pct of $39.3 Million Pemex Loan

Some 95.4 percent of the interest-free loan of 500 million pesos (about $39.3 million) provided by state-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, in 2011 for employee housing has been spent, the STPRM oil workers union said. continue reading »

New York Charges Man for Stealing Dali Painting

A 29-year-old man has been indicted for stealing Spanish artist Salvador Dali's "Cartel de Don Juan Tenorio" from a New York gallery last year, the Manhattan District Attorney's Office said. continue reading »

63 Suspect Gang Members Arrested in Spain

Spanish security forces arrested 63 suspected members of a gang whose main activity was ripping off drug traffickers but who also engaged in murder, kidnapping, sexual assault and fraud, the Interior Ministry said Wednesday. continue reading »

First Ever Colombian Film Festival Coming to NYC

The first ever Colombian Film Festival is coming to New York City, celebrating all that is great about Colombian moviemaking. The festival, that will take place at the Tribeca Cinemas, will be held from March 20th until March 24, 2013. continue reading »

Dozens of 800-Year-Old Skeletons Discovered in Mexico

Archaeologists found dozens of 800-year-old skeletons at a construction site in the central state of Puebla, Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Miss Spain Pageant Files for Bankruptcy Protection

The Miss Spain Pageant has filed for bankruptcy protection from its creditors, the Official Bulletin of the State said Wednesday. The case is being handled by a bankruptcy court in Madrid, where the bankruptcy petition was filed on Feb. 7. continue reading »

Actor Joaquin Cordero From the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema Dies, Age 89

Actor Joaquin Cordero died at his home in the Mexican capital, the secretary of the ANDA actors guild told Efe. He was 89. continue reading »

Fergie, Josh Duhamel Announce Pregnancy on Twitter

Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie and her husband, actor Josh Duhamel, announced that they are expecting their first child at the end of this year. continue reading »

LATINOS IN SPORTS: First Hispanic Referee Promoted to Senior Director of Officiating

The National Football League (NFL) made history today by promoting its first Latino referee to the position of senior direct of officiating. continue reading »

Union Protestors Disrupt Traffic at Argentine Labor Ministry

The head of the Argentine truckers union, Hugo Moyano, a former ally of the government and currently one of its main opponents, on Tuesday brought several trucks to the doors of the Labor Ministry to protest a decision by that department against his union. continue reading »