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JUST IN: 14-Year-old Ayvani Perez Found Safe after 30-Hour Kidnapping Ordeal

JUST IN: 14-Year-old Ayvani Perez Found Safe after 30-Hour Kidnapping Ordeal

Federal and local authorities are reporting that 14-year-old Ayvani Hope Perez of Clayton County, Georgia has been found safe after a nearly 30-hour kidnapping ordeal. continue reading »

Mexico’s Tropical Storms Leave Tourists Stranded as Death Toll Rises

Mexico’s Tropical Storms Leave Tourists Stranded as Death Toll Rises

The Mexican government confirmed Tuesday that the death toll left by torrential rains, landslides and damage to infrastructures caused by Tropical Storms Ingrid and Manuel has climbed to 47. continue reading »

STUDY: Central Americans Worry Most About Increasing Cost of Food

STUDY: Central Americans Worry Most About Increasing Cost of Food

More than 80 percent of Central Americans feel that prices of basic goods are constantly rising and 73 percent say that they have a limited budget for making purchases, according to a market study by Consumer Watch 2013 released Tuesday. continue reading »

Tropical Storms Ingrid and Manuel claim 34 Lives in Mexico

Tropical Storms Ingrid and Manuel claim 34 Lives in Mexico

Twelve people died Monday in a mudslide in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz caused by heavy rains from Tropical Storm Ingrid, Mexican authorities said. continue reading »

BMW Locking System Blamed for Death of Latina Teen, Now Family Needs Help to Bury their Daughter

BMW Locking System Blamed for Death of Latina Teen, Now Family Needs Help to Bury their Daughter

The lock system on a BMW car is being blamed for the death of a California Latina teen, Graciela Martinez, 14, earlier this week. continue reading »

Nation Remembers 9/11 on 12th Anniversary, 247 Latinos Amongst 2,606 Victims

Nation Remembers 9/11 on 12th Anniversary, 247 Latinos Amongst 2,606 Victims

The nation today stops to remember the terror attacks of 9/11, twelve years after they occurred. continue reading »

Family of Zachary Reyna Who Died of Amoeba Eating Brian Disease Donates Organs

Family of Zachary Reyna Who Died of Amoeba Eating Brian Disease Donates Organs

Zachary Reyna will live on and “began his journey to save lives” today when his family announced the 12-year-olds’ organs were being donated. continue reading »

TODAY:  “International Day of Indigenous People”

TODAY:  “International Day of Indigenous People”

Today is the day to celebrate the nearly 400 million indigenous people that populate our planet many in Latin American countries. The “International Day of Indigenous People” was created in 1994 by the United Nations as a day to remember indigenous people, and to continue the fight to defend their rights and their lands. continue reading »

“Devious Maids” Stars to Participate in Puerto Rican Charity Race for Animals

“Devious Maids” Stars to Participate in Puerto Rican Charity Race for Animals

Cast members of the American television comedy-drama series "Devious Maids" and other U.S. artists will compete Saturday in a charity race to benefit the PetSOS organization, which is working to upgrade an animal shelter in Puerto Rico. continue reading »

‘Devious Maids’ Actress Roselyn Sanchez Creates Foundation to Help Animals & Kids

‘Devious Maids’ Actress Roselyn Sanchez Creates Foundation to Help Animals & Kids

Puerto Rican actress Roselyn Sanchez has created a foundation, RS Events for Life, for the purpose of collecting funds to help children and animals, her publicist said Monday. continue reading »

REPORT: Nearly Half of All Mexicans Living in Poverty, Sustained on $4 a Day

REPORT: Nearly Half of All Mexicans Living in Poverty, Sustained on $4 a Day

The proportion of Mexicans living below the poverty line was 45.5 percent in 2012, while 9.8 percent of the population was destitute, the National Council to Evaluate Social Development Policy, or Coneval, says in its latest report. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Houston Woman Injured in Spain Train Wreck Dies

JUST IN:  Houston Woman Injured in Spain Train Wreck Dies

According to the family and KHOU, Myrta Fariza of Houston has died from injuries sustained during the Spanish train wreck in Santiago de Compostela. continue reading »

MISSING: North Carolina Family Needs Help Locating Teen Brenda Hernandez

MISSING: North Carolina Family Needs Help Locating Teen Brenda Hernandez

A North Carolina family is desperately searching for a teen who went missing earlier this year. Police in Raleigh are asking for the public's help in locating 15-year-old Brenda Regules Hernandez, who went missing in February. continue reading »

Latina Mom’s First Visit to Six-Flags Turns Fatal as “Texas Giant” Flings Her to Death

Latina Mom’s First Visit to Six-Flags Turns Fatal as “Texas Giant” Flings Her to Death

It was Rosy Esparza’s first visit to Six Flags Over Texas and unfortunately it was her last when she plunged to her death on Friday from the Texas Giant roll coaster ride. continue reading »

Georgia Teen Missing After Fight with Parents About Instagram Friend

Georgia Teen Missing After Fight with Parents About Instagram Friend

A young Hispanic girl disappeared this week after an argument with her parents regarding meeting a boy she was talking to online.Beverly Knepper, 14, continue reading »