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Facebook Purchases Microsoft’s Ads Technology

Facebook Inc. announced that it has reached a deal with Microsoft Corp. to acquire its Atlas Advertiser Suite, a service that enables marketers and agencies to get the most out of their online advertising. continue reading »

18 American Tourists Held at Gunpoint While Hotel Rooms Ransacked in Costa Rica

Costa Rican authorities in Talamanca, Limon are reporting 18 American tourists were held at gunpoint while their hotel rooms were ransacked. continue reading »

Costa Rican Murder Rate Down in 2012

The murder rate in Costa Rica fell slightly during 2012 to 8.9 per 100,000 residents from its level in 2011 of 10.3 per 100,000, authorities said Thursday. continue reading »

Police Find 6 Bodies Showing Signs of Torture in Mexico

Police in the central Mexican state of Zacatecas on Thursday found the bodies of six people, including a 13-year-old boy who had been arrested on Feb. 4 as a presumed murderer but was released a few hours later due to his age, a government official said. continue reading »

UT Austin, Mexico’s Escuela de Mercadotecnia to Offer Digital Marketing Program

The Professional Development Center (UT-PDC) at The University of Texas at Austin proudly announces a new partnership with Mexico's Escuela De Mercadotecnia (EDEM) to offer a new Digital Marketing Certificate Program for marketing professionals working in Mexico. continue reading »

UT Austin, Mexico’s Escuela de Mercadotecnia to Offer Digital Marketing Program

The Professional Development Center (UT-PDC) at The University of Texas at Austin proudly announces a new partnership with Mexico's Escuela De Mercadotecnia (EDEM) to offer a new Digital Marketing Certificate Program for marketing professionals working in Mexico. continue reading »

Wisin & Yandel Deny Cuba’s Claim Lyrics are Offensive to Women

The Puerto Rican reggaeton duo of Wisin & Yandel denied Thursday that their lyrics are offensive to women, an assessment made by the Cuban government in barring the group's songs from being played on radio and television. continue reading »

Documentary Covers the Perils of Migrants Crossing Mexico to the U.S.

The new documentary "La Bestia" examines the plight of Central American migrants during their dangerous journey across Mexico to the United States, filmmaker Pedro Ultreras said. continue reading »

Mexican Newspaper Headquarters Attacked for Third Day in a Row

Unidentified individuals opened fire on the offices of the El Siglo newspaper in Torreon, a city in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, for the third day in a row, slightly wounding two people, the daily reported on its Web site Thursday. continue reading »

Author Reveals Plot Details for Next Bond Novel

The next James Bond novel, which will be published in September, has the world's most famous secret agent living in London's Chelsea section at the age of 45, writer William Boyd said Thursday. continue reading »

Charytin Goyco Developing Live TV Show

Popular Dominican entertainer Charytin Goyco says she is developing a very contemporary show for her return to Hispanic television on Mega TV. continue reading »

Gun Battle in Coahuila, Mexico Leaves 4 Gunmen Dead

In Latin America news, a gun battle between the Mexican army and armed gunmen in Coahuila, Mexico resulted in four dead gunmen. The soldiers were fired upon continue reading »

Catholic “Flashmob” to Descend on Mexico City

On Saturday 9th March, a group of young Catholics as a "flashmob" will get on the underground in Mexico City to bring the message of Christ to thousands of people who every day use this means of transport. continue reading »

Fire at La Merced Market Causes No Injuries in Mexico City

A fire that raged on Wednesday through this capital's largest retail food market caused no casualties, Mexican authorities told Efe. continue reading »

Brazil Bahia Region to Develop Cultural Heritage Tourism

In Latin America news, the Bahia state of Brazil will be developing cultural heritage tourism to create jobs and reduce poverty in the area. continue reading »

Cuban Dissident Guillermo Fariñas Hope to Create Mass Organization

Former political prisoners and prominent dissident Guillermo Fariñas announced Wednesday the creation of a new group that seeks to become a "dynamic mass organization" and achieve greater unity within the opposition in Cuba. continue reading »

Mexico’s Missing Persons Database Contains Over 26,000 Names

The government has a database listing the names of 26,121 people who have not been located or are missing in Mexico, Deputy Government Secretary for Judicial Affairs and Human Rights Lia Limon said. continue reading »

Leader of Teachers Union Charged with Racketeering in Mexico

The leader of Mexico's powerful SNTE teachers union learned Wednesday that she and two associates face racketeering charges in connection with the alleged embezzlement of $157 million in union funds. continue reading »

Cuba Charges U.S. Denying Rights of Former Cuban Spy

Cuba's government on Wednesday blasted Washington for denying consular access to a Cuban agent, Rene Gonzalez who is serving probation on U.S. soil after completing a prison term for espionage. continue reading »

Cancun Prepares for Influx of Spring Breakers with Greater Security

Police in the Mexican Caribbean resort city of Cancun are stepping up security in preparation for the arrival of thousands of spring breakers from the United States, city officials told Efe. continue reading »