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Eva Longoria to Lead LatAm’s Premier Fashion Event in Panama

Eva Longoria to Lead LatAm’s Premier Fashion Event in Panama

U.S. actress Eva Longoria will be the star of the red carpet event "Vogue en Vivo Multiplaza" to be held in the Panamanian capital for the second straight year, the organizers said. continue reading »

EU: Gibraltar has Not Breached Bloc’s Environmental Regulations

EU: Gibraltar has Not Breached Bloc’s Environmental Regulations

The European Commission found that the government of Gibraltar, a British overseas territory, committed no breach of the bloc's environmental regulations with its creation of an artificial reef last year and other activities, rejecting Spain's allegations to the contrary. continue reading »

Petroperu’s Board Reshuffled After Oil Spill

Petroperu’s Board Reshuffled After Oil Spill

Peru's government has reshuffled the board of state-owned oil company Petroperu, replacing chairman Hector Reyes Cruz following an oil spill. continue reading »

More than 88,000 Displaced by Floods in Paraguay

More than 88,000 Displaced by Floods in Paraguay

Some 88,200 people have been displaced here by floods caused by two months of rising waters in the Paraguay River, while nationwide the number of those driven from their homes dropped from 245,000 to 222,000, the head of the SEN emergency management agency told Efe Friday. continue reading »

Brazil’s Petrobras Looking to Sell Argentine Assets

Brazil’s Petrobras Looking to Sell Argentine Assets

Brazilian state-controlled oil giant Petrobras is once again looking to divest assets in Argentina, including oil fields in that country's southern region that yield 20,000 barrels of crude per day, Argentine media outlets said Friday. continue reading »

2 Mexicans Murdered in Guatemala

2 Mexicans Murdered in Guatemala

Two Mexican nationals were fatally shot while staying at a roadside hotel on the Atlantic Route highway, Guatemala's PNC national police force said. continue reading »

President Santos Aids Drought-Stricken Regions of Colombia

President Santos Aids Drought-Stricken Regions of Colombia

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced financial aid for the agricultural sector that could be hurt if the weather phenomenon known as El Niño aggravates the severe drought already affecting much of the northern part of the country. continue reading »

6 Die in Shootout in Honduras

6 Die in Shootout in Honduras

One police officer and five suspected gang members were killed in a gun battle in the northern city of San Pedro Sula, the Honduran security ministry said. continue reading »

Endangered Sea Turtle Rescued from Poachers in Costa Rica

Endangered Sea Turtle Rescued from Poachers in Costa Rica

Police rescued a leatherback sea turtle from the vehicle of poachers who planned to sell the animal for its meat, Costa Rica's Security Ministry said. continue reading »

Alejandro Sanz Welcomes Second Child With Raquel Perera

Alejandro Sanz Welcomes Second Child With Raquel Perera

Singer Alejandro Sanz and his wife, Raquel Perera, are the parents of a baby girl, their second child together, sources at the Ruber Clinic in Madrid told Efe on Friday. continue reading »

iPad Sales Failing, But Tablet Sales Rise by 11 Percent

iPad Sales Failing, But Tablet Sales Rise by 11 Percent

Worldwide tablet sales rose 11 percent in the second quarter of 2014 over the same period last year, a figure that banishes doubts about the future of these devices despite a drop in iPad sales. continue reading »

U.S. Weights Granting Refugee Status to Honduran Minors

U.S. Weights Granting Refugee Status to Honduran Minors

The U.S. government is considering the possibility of granting refugee status to young Hondurans as one way of stemming the flood of unaccompanied Central American minors streaming across the border from Mexico, officials at the White House said Thursday. continue reading »

Guatemalan President Calls for “Plan Central America”

Guatemalan President Calls for “Plan Central America”

Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina said in Washington Thursday that to deal with the border crisis spurred by the arrival of more than 50,000 unaccompanied underage migrants from Central America it will be necessary for the United States to implement a plan similar to Washington's multi-billion-dollar initiative in Colombia. continue reading »

Restrictionists Spread Unfounded Rumors About Migrant Children and Disease

Restrictionists Spread Unfounded Rumors About Migrant Children and Disease

More often than not, anti-immigrant groups use their hateful rhetoric to blame immigrants for all of our nation’s ills. On a regular basis, restrictionist groups release reports that portray immigrants as criminals, terrorists, a threat to American continue reading »

Bus Owners, Drivers Demand Relief From Security Threats in Guatemala

Bus Owners, Drivers Demand Relief From Security Threats in Guatemala

Businessmen and drivers in Guatemala's intercity bus sector on Thursday demanded that the authorities provide greater security for them. continue reading »