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Tag Results for "Hispanic Current Events"

Tenor Placido Domingo Performs at Charity Concert in Acapulco

Spanish tenor Placido Domingo made his last appearance of the year at a charity concert in the Mexican Pacific resort city of Acapulco, performing before nearly 20,000 people. continue reading »

President Obama Voices Opinion on Assault Riffle Ban

President Barack Obama reiterated his support in an interview broadcast Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press" for a ban on assault rifles and a push for legislation next year to stem firearms violence in the United States. continue reading »

Mexico Shaken by 5.3 Earthquake in Chiapas

A magnitude-5.3 earthquake rocked the southeastern Mexican state of Chiapas on Sunday morning, but no injuries or damage have been reported, the National Seismology Service said. continue reading »

Chile Lowers Death Toll in Andes Car Crash

The governor of the Chilean province of Los Andes, Edith Quiroz, has lowered the number of fatalities to four in the collision of a bus and a truck on the route connecting Chile and Argentina through the Los Libertadores mountain pass in the Andes. continue reading »

Chilean Court Orders Jail for Fake Doctor Whose 25 Patients Died

A Chilean court of law ordered imprisonment for a woman who pretended to be a doctor, who treated 25 patients who died, who was the dean of a university that was closed down several days ago, and who signed 13 death certificates. continue reading »

Euro Crisis Has Not Been Resolved, Says Bank President

The president of the central bank of Germany, Jens Weidmann, warned Saturday about the negative consequences of considering the eurozone crisis settled. continue reading »

Mexican Military Kill Regional Kingpin of Los Zetas

Authorities in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz reported Saturday the deaths of nine members of organized crime during the past 48 hours, all in incidents linked to the killing of a regional kingpin of the Los Zetas drug cartel. continue reading »

Argentina Produces 103 Million Tons of Grains This Year

The 2012-2013 crop season in Argentina, one of the world's biggest grain exporters, will produce 103.2 million tons, according to a report released Saturday by the private consulting firm IES. continue reading »

Adamari Lopez Promotes New Book in People en Español Magazine

Actress Adamari Lopez will end 2012 appearing on the cover of People en Español magazine and with the publication of her book "Viviendo" (Living), in which she recounts her battle against cancer and the cheating ways of her then-husband Luis Fonsi. continue reading »

Some Venezuelans Doubt Positive Reports of Hugo Chavez’s Health

The Venezuelan opposition asked the government to release the latest medical report on President Hugo Chavez, who is recovering in Cuba from an operation made necessary by the reappearance of his cancer, the location and type of which have never been made public. continue reading »

Bolivian Government Takes Over 4 Spanish-owned Firms

President Evo Morales announced Saturday the nationalization of four Bolivian units of Spanish utility Iberdrola, including the main electricity distributors in La Paz and Oruro provinces. continue reading »

Obama Remains Positive After Budget Talks

President Barack Obama described himself as "moderately optimistic" after Friday's talks with congressional leaders on a possible solution to the so-called fiscal cliff. continue reading »

Car Accident in the Andes Kills 5, Injures 25

Five people died and another 25 were injured Friday when a bus and truck collided on the international route connecting Chile with Argentina through the Los Libertadores mountain pass in the Andes, authorities said. continue reading »

Latino Voices Supported California Coastal Conservation

Good news for California’s coast: California has now completed its Marine Protected Areas (MPA) network. This is in addition to President Obama’s recent announcement for a proposed extension of national marine sanctuaries. continue reading »

Argentina’s YPF Partners with Bridas to Develop Shale Resources

State-run energy company YPF announced Friday a preliminary accord with Bridas International to exploit the massive non-conventional Vaca Muerta formation in southwestern Argentina. continue reading »

Breakups Inspire Colombian Singer Marre’s New Album

Colombian pop singer-songwriter Marre sought inspiration in bygone romances to create the songs of love and loss she composed in New York and will launch in January 2013 in the album "Sombras de Luz" (Shadows of Light). continue reading »

Venezuela’s Carabobo Field Begins Oil Production

The first well in the Carabobo field of Venezuela's oil-rich Orinoco Belt began pumping extra-heavy crude after a launch ceremony attended by the country's energy minister and the CEO of Spain's Repsol, a partner in the project. continue reading »

2013 Will be “Tough Year” for Spain, Says PM

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Friday that economically ailing Spain has "a very tough year" ahead of it in 2013. continue reading »

Mexican Left Question Chinese-backed Commercial Project in Cancun

Leftist lawmakers have joined forces with business leaders in demanding that officials not issue building permits for a vast Chinese-backed commercial project in the Mexican Caribbean resort city of Cancun. continue reading »

Brand Spain, Spanish Public Broadcaster to Promote Spanish Image

The government's high commissioner for Brand Spain and the head of public broadcaster RTVE signed an agreement here Thursday to cooperate in promoting the image of the Iberian nation. continue reading »