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Mexican Businessman Files Complaint Against Brother Who Allegedly Shot Him

A prominent businessman filed a criminal complaint with prosecutors in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon in which he alleges that he was shot by his brother, officials said. continue reading »

Spanish Authorities Discover Argentine’s Body Off of Ibiza

The body of a 27-year-old Argentine man was recovered off the Spanish Mediterranean island of Ibiza after a boater called authorities, the Civil Guard said Sunday. continue reading »

New York Latin Culture Honors Local Leaders

New York Latin Culture, the guide to Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American New York, announced the New York Latin Culture Award honorees in a ceremony at Tous, the Spanish jewelry boutique in SoHo. continue reading »

Cuban President Raul Castro, Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy Meet in Chile

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and Cuban President Raul Castro met for the first time at the CELAC-EU summit in Chile, Spanish officials said. continue reading »

Shootout Between Rivaling Gangs Kills 6 in Mexico

At least six suspected criminals were killed and one other was wounded in a shootout in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, officials said. continue reading »

Chavez in His “Best Moment” Since Operation, Venezuelan V.P. Says

Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro said Saturday that President Hugo Chavez is in "the best moment" of the complex postoperatory process he has faced since undergoing his latest round of cancer-related surgery in Cuba on Dec. 11. continue reading »

Medellin Up Against New York, Tel Aviv for City of the Year Award

The Colombian city of Medellin is competing against New York and Tel Aviv for the title of world's most innovative, a candidacy based on a public-transport system that aims to bolster social cohesion and chip away at longstanding problems of socioeconomic inequality, violence and drug trafficking. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Party Wants to Bar Raising the U.S. Flag Without PR Flag

A legislator of the ruling Popular Democratic Party, or PPD, has introduced a bill in the Caribbean island's House of Representatives that would bar raising the U.S. flag unless the Puerto Rican flag is raised at the same time. continue reading »

Prison Riot in Venezuela Leaves 54 Dead, 80 Wounded

At least 54 people died and another 80 were wounded in a prison riot in northwestern Venezuela after authorities carried out an inspection, officials told Efe. "The information we have is that there were 54 fatalities," the director of Central Hospital in Barquisimento, Ruy Medina, in charge of handling the emergency, said. continue reading »

Volkswagen to Begin Manufacturing Golf in Mexico in 2014

German automaker Volkswagen said it will begin manufacturing its redesigned Golf model in Mexico in the first quarter of 2014. continue reading »

Venezuelan President Chavez Continues to Fight Cancer, Says Aid

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is recovering from his Dec. 11 operation to remove a tumor, but is still fighting "the more difficult battle" against cancer, one of his top aides said. continue reading »

Police Impound Mexican Soccer Club’s Bus Over Tax Dispute

Mexican authorities impounded a bus and some office furniture belonging to Atlas soccer club in connection with a tax dispute, the team's management said Friday. continue reading »

Secretary of State Nominee John Kerry Vows to Strengthen Ties with Mexico

Secretary of State nominee, Senator John Kerry, has vowed to strengthen ties with Mexico and assist in that country’s war on drugs. Kerry made his comments on Mexico during his confirmation hearings yesterday. continue reading »

Shakira Had Emotional Childbirth, Says Mother

Shakira "became very emotional and the tears flowed" the first time she held her baby, her mother said Friday at the clinic where the singer gave birth to son Milan. continue reading »

Coca-Cola FEMSA Acquires 51 Percent of Bottler in the Philippines

Mexico's Coca-Cola FEMSA said it has finalized the acquisition of a 51 percent stake in Coca-Cola Bottlers Philippines from The Coca-Cola Company for $688.5 million. continue reading »

Ricky Martin Prepares for “Evita” to Close on Broadway

The revival of the musical "Evita," which brought pop superstar Ricky Martin back to the Broadway stage, will ring down the curtain for the last time next Saturday. continue reading »

San Diego Museum of Art Featuring Work of Mexican Artist Marianela de la Hoz

Marianela de la Hoz was born in Mexico City and has lived in San Diego for the last 10 years. According to the museum, her detailed painting technique is informed by Surrealism continue reading »

Salvadoran Quintuplets Continue to Defy Odds, Turn 18

The Salvadoran quintuplets who were given little chance of survival when they were born in 1995 are now 18 and busy planning for their futures. continue reading »

Fourth Serious Accident in a Week in Bolivia Leaves 17 Dead

Seventeen people were killed and 30 others injured in the fourth serious accident on Bolivia's roads in a week, authorities said Thursday. continue reading »

Wealthy Businessman Shoots Brother in Mexico

Mexican businessman Javier Garza Lagüera suffered minor injuries Thursday when his brother Ricardo shot him at the victim's home in suburban Monterrey, a source in the Nuevo Leon state Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »