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UPDATE:  Bankrupt Mexicana Bought by Mexican Investor Group

UPDATE:  Bankrupt Mexicana Bought by Mexican Investor Group

UPDATE: A group of Mexican investors, known as Tenedora K, has purchased controlling shares of the bankrupt airline. The remaining shares approximately 5% will be owned by the Mexicana pilots union. continue reading »

Obama Designa a la Embajadora en El Salvador

El presidente de EE.UU., Barack Obama, designó, en medio del receso del Congreso, a María del Carmen Aponte como embajadora en El Salvador, pese a la oposición republicana en el Senado que bloqueó durante meses su nombramiento. Aponte, nacida en Puerto Rico, fue postulada por Obama en diciembre de 2009, pero en marzo continue reading »

UPDATE:  33 Chilean Miners Found Alive after being Trapped for 17 Days

UPDATE:  33 Chilean Miners Found Alive after being Trapped for 17 Days

UPDATE Experts anticipate it may take up to four months to rescue the miners from the collapsed mine. Preparations have begun to secure a six-inch wide tunnel that will be used to transport necessities to the men. The first capsules will include water and food in the form of a high-energy glucose gel. Questionnaires will also be sent down so medical experts can assess the health of the individual miners. continue reading »

Call to Stop Staten Island Hate Crimes

Call to Stop Staten Island Hate Crimes

Archbishop Timothy Dolan spoke out against a rash of hate crimes recently against Hispanics in New York . Dolan made the remarks during a Spanish-language sermon at St. Mary's of The Assumption Roman Catholic Church in Staten Island, a remote borough in the southwest part of the city off the lower tip of Manhattan. continue reading »

New Opportunities for Minority Entrepreneurs

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) and the National Urban League have joined forces to expand opportunities for minority entrepreneurs. MBDA and NUL will pool their collective resources to support the growth of minority-owned firms located in Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Los Angeles, New Orleans and Philadelphia. continue reading »

Regresan a Clases Más de 27 Millones de Estudiantes en Mexico

Regresan a Clases Más de 27 Millones de Estudiantes en Mexico

Más de 27 millones de estudiantes regresarán a clases este lunes para iniciar el ciclo escolar 2010-2011 en los más de 231 mil planteles de preescolar, primaria y secundaria públicos y privados del país. continue reading »

Venezuela is Deadlier than Mexico Yet Makes No Headlines

Venezuela is Deadlier than Mexico Yet Makes No Headlines

There were 16,047 homicides in Venezuela last year and 43,792 since 2007 versus 28,000 for the same time period in Mexico. Venezuela’s homicide rate is also higher than the one of the deadliest cities in the world Iraq. continue reading »

Spain Makes Key Arrest in its Campaign to Stop Basque Terrorist Organization

Spain Makes Key Arrest in its Campaign to Stop Basque Terrorist Organization

Over the weekend, one of Spain’s most wanted terrorists, Luis Maria Zengotitabengoa, was arrested in Belgium. Luis Maria is an alleged member of the terrorist group ETA a Basque separatist group. continue reading »

Guatemala Coastal Areas Flooding Due to Rains

13 communities near the Port of San Juan in the southern providence of Escuintia have suffered flooding from the torrential rains. continue reading »

Tropical Storm Frank forming off Mexico

Tropical Storm Frank forming off Mexico

Tropical Storm Frank is packing winds of 50 mph, heading west at 7 mph and less than 140 miles south-southeast of Puerto Angel, Mexico. Frank is expected to move parallel to the southern coast of Mexico and may become a hurricane in the next couple days. continue reading »

(Mexico City) Mentos + Soda = Guinness World Record -VIDEO

(Mexico City) Mentos + Soda = Guinness World Record -VIDEO

Saturday a crowd of nearly 2500 gathered in Mexico City to beat out China for a place in the Guinness Book of World Records. The event involved coordinating the crowd of 2433 people so that they would simultaneously drop Mentos candies into a bottle of soda. continue reading »

Naked, Bloody Protesters Against Bullfights in Bilbao (VIDEO)

Naked, Bloody Protesters Against Bullfights in Bilbao (VIDEO)

Anti-bullfighting campaigners have chosen the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao for a bare-flesh protest against the annual celebration of the matador in the Basque city in northern Spain. Some 100 activists played dead in the form of a giant bull, their stripped bodies painted black and red. continue reading »

EU Se Ofrece a Recibir a Disidentes Cubanos Acogidos por España

La secretaria de Estado de Estados Unidos, Hillary Clinton, sostuvo ayer una conversación telefónica con el ministro de Exteriores de España, Miguel Ángel Moratinos, a quien expresó su “satisfacción” por las excarcelaciones de 26 disidentes cubanos, los qu continue reading »

Brazil Continues to Struggle in Providing Basic Services to its Citizens

Brazil Continues to Struggle in Providing Basic Services to its Citizens

As Brazil celebrates becoming the 8th largest economy in the world and being chosen for the 2016 Summer Olympics, 18% of its population live without sewage systems or running water. continue reading »

U.S. Shuts Down Border Access from Texas due to Weekend Violence in Mexico

U.S. Shuts Down Border Access from Texas due to Weekend Violence in Mexico

As the result of a shootout between Mexican police and armed gunmen in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico the U.S. government closed the highway from El Paso, Texas to Mexico and roads that run along the border. continue reading »