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U.S. Filmmaker Accused of Espionage Expelled From Venezuela

The Venezuelan government on Wednesday expelled a U.S. independent filmmaker who was arrested in April and accused of training Venezuelan students in how to stage acts of violence. continue reading »

Scientists Investigating Whale Deaths Off Argentina

Scientists in Argentina are investigating what may have caused a spike in the mortality rate of southern right whale calves in the country's Atlantic coastal waters. continue reading »

Mexican Archaeologists Discover Items From Mezcala, Olmec Cultures in Abandoned Cave

Mexican archaeologists have found traces of the Mezcala and Olmec cultures, as well as human remains, in a cave in the southern state of Guerrero, indicating that the site was inhabited at different times and served as a funerary center, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Miguel Bose Pushes U.N. to Declare International Right to Peace

Peace is the essential requirement for the exercise of rights, Spanish singer-songwriter Miguel Bose said Wednesday. The acclaimed musical artist came to Geneva to urge the U.N. Human Rights Council to work toward a Universal Declaration of the Right to Peace. continue reading »

Corruption Allegations May Force PRI to Expel Former Mexican Governor

Mexico's ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, may expel former Tabasco Gov. Andres Granier, who has been accused of corruption, a party leader said. continue reading »

Are Cuban Internet Centers Offering Fair Prices?

Cubans had their first experience Tuesday of the island's new Web browsing services with the opening of 118 new Internet centers nationwide, though the price of being online was still too expensive for most citizens. continue reading »

Enrique Peña Nieto Looks to Promote China–Mexico Relations

Mexico hopes to forge a "comprehensive strategic association" with China, President Enrique Peña Nieto said here Tuesday during a ceremony to welcome Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. continue reading »

Uruguayan President Asks Spain to Play Decisive Role in EU-Mercosur Accord

Uruguayan President Jose Mujica on Sunday asked Spain to play a decisive role in the negotiations between the European Union and Mercosur to ensure that they are fruitful and an association agreement that includes free trade can be concluded. continue reading »

Ladies in White May Look to Expand Movement in Cuba

The leader of the Cuban dissident group Ladies in White, Berta Soler, said Sunday that she would like to broaden the movement on the island as part of her near-term plans after the three-month international tour she concluded early this past week. continue reading »

Guatemalan Police Confiscate Over a Ton of Cocaine

Drug enforcement agents seized 1,048 kilos of cocaine hidden in a van in Puerto Quetzal, a city in the southern Guatemalan province of Escuintla, but no arrests were made, a police spokesman said Sunday. continue reading »

Latino Blotter: Man Caught Having Sex With Dog Inside Chicago Animal Pound

Chicago resident, Gerardo Perez, has been charged with having sex with a pit bull that was being held at the city’s animal pound. continue reading »

Drug Enforcement Police Chief Killed in Argentina

The chief of the Argentine Federal Police's dangerous drugs division was shot outside his house and investigators do not consider the incident a random crime, Security Secretary Sergio Berni said Sunday. continue reading »

Flores Sisters Get Fans Up On Their Feet in Quito

Sisters Lolita and Rosario Flores, the musical heirs and daughters of Lola Flores ("La Faraona"), heated up a chilly Ecuadorian capital on the weekend with their "Las Flores" concert at which they blended art and history in an amalgam of flamenco, rumba and pop. continue reading »

Police Arrest 9 for Killings of Hondurans in Southern Mexico

Nine illegal Honduran immigrants who apparently "belong to Central American gangs dedicated to extortion and robberies of migrants" have been arrested in connection with the killings last week of two Hondurans in southern Mexico, officials said. continue reading »

Shootings in Nuevo Leon Lead to 5 Deaths

Five people were killed and one was wounded in two shootings earlier this weekend in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, officials said. continue reading »

Otra Ves, Racism, Racism, Racism

Bueno, it took a totally nonpolitical person to help bring contemporary racism to the surface. Currently, you have politicians saying that the days of racism, those halcyon days of 1965, are over. We, as society, have moved beyond the racist appeals of fringe groups such as the nazi’s or klansmen. continue reading »

Mexico Delays “Phasing-out” of Analogue TV in Tijuana

Mexico's telecommunications regulator has postponed the "phasing-out" of analogue television in the northwestern border city of Tijuana, the Communications and Transport Secretariat said. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Singer Bruno Mars’ Mother Dies at Age 55

The mother of Grammy winning singer Bruno Mars, Bernadette Hernandez, has died at the age of 55 from a brain aneurysm, AP is reporting. continue reading »

Mexico, Germany Consider Creating Strategic Projects Fund

The governments of Germany and Mexico are studying the creation of a "joint fund" for developing "strategic projects" together, Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Juan Antonio Meade said Saturday. continue reading »

Aeromexico Makes Last Minute Proposal to Avoid Strike

Aeromexico, Mexico's flagship airline, made a last-minute proposal aimed at avoiding a strike by flight attendants, who agreed to consider the offer. continue reading »