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Fidel Castro Makes Mention of NY Times Editorial Calling for End of Cuban Embargo

Fidel Castro Makes Mention of NY Times Editorial Calling for End of Cuban Embargo

Last weekend's editorial in The New York Times calling for an end to Washington's economic embargo against Cuba was spurred by a quest for "the greatest benefit" to U.S. policy in difficult times, Fidel Castro said in an article published Tuesday. continue reading »

Singer Miguel Bose Unveils Plans to Help Mexico’s Native Indians

Singer Miguel Bose Unveils Plans to Help Mexico’s Native Indians

Spanish singer Miguel Bose has unveiled a project aimed at helping children in Mexico's Indian communities. continue reading »

Evo Morales Re-elected President of Bolivia for Third Term

Evo Morales Re-elected President of Bolivia for Third Term

resident Evo Morales said Monday that the same exit polls which show him winning another term in Bolivian's elections indicate his leftist MAS party will continue to command a two-thirds majority in both houses of congress. continue reading »

Penelope Cruz:  Esquire Magazine’s ‘Sexiest Woman Alive”

Penelope Cruz:  Esquire Magazine’s ‘Sexiest Woman Alive”

Esquire magazine devoted the cover of its November issue to Spanish actress Penelope Cruz, whom the magazine selected as this year's "sexiest woman alive," an honor given in the past to the likes of Angelina Jolie, Scarlett Johanssen and Rihanna, among others. continue reading »

Women in Argentina Gather to Protest Against Violence Toward Women

Women in Argentina Gather to Protest Against Violence Toward Women

With a call to end all forms of violence against women, nearly 40,000 participants brought Argentina's 29th National Women's Conference to an end Monday in the northwestern city of Salta, where speakers claimed that "femicide" kills one woman every 30 hours on average in Argentina. continue reading »

Mexican Actor Eugenio Derbez to Host Latin Grammys

Mexican Actor Eugenio Derbez to Host Latin Grammys

Mexican actor Eugenio Derbez said Monday that he will host the awards ceremony for the 15th Latin Grammys, to be held next Nov. 20 in Las Vegas. continue reading »

Puerto Rico Braces Itself for Tropical Storm Gonzalo

Puerto Rico Braces Itself for Tropical Storm Gonzalo

Puerto Rican authorities warned citizens to take all the precautions necessary to face the landfall of Tropical Storm Gonzalo, forecast to sweep the eastern part of the island Monday night through Tuesday morning. continue reading »

5.6 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Peru’s Ayachucho Region

5.6 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Peru’s Ayachucho Region

A magnitude-5.6 earthquake Monday in southern Peru's Ayacucho region damaged homes and public buildings, authorities said. continue reading »

U.S. and Mexico Unifies to Clean Up Tijuana River

U.S. and Mexico Unifies to Clean Up Tijuana River

Dozens of volunteers turned out this weekend for a binational event aimed at cleaning up the Tijuana River Valley between the United States and Mexico. continue reading »

Mexico’s Tourism Revenues Soars 18.1 Percent Since Last Year

Mexico’s Tourism Revenues Soars 18.1 Percent Since Last Year

Mexico's revenues from international tourism totaled $11.13 billion in the January-August period, up 18.1 percent from the same period in 2013, the Tourism Secretariat said. continue reading »

Two Environmental Prosecutors Executed in Honduras

Two Environmental Prosecutors Executed in Honduras

Two Honduran prosecutors were murdered in San Pedro Sula in northern Honduras, police and the local press reported. continue reading »

Oaxaca, Mexico Rattled by Earthquake this Morning

Oaxaca, Mexico Rattled by Earthquake this Morning

A magnitude-5.9 earthquake shook the coasts of the southeastern Mexican state of Oaxaca, though no victims or material damage have been reported up to now, the National Meteorological Service, or SMN, said. continue reading »

Mexican Director Guillermo Arriaga Shows Latest Film at Chicago Film Festival

Mexican Director Guillermo Arriaga Shows Latest Film at Chicago Film Festival

Mexican director and screenwriter Guillermo Arriaga presents "Words with Gods" at the 50th Chicago International Film Festival, a film created to spark among the public "a critical and respectful dialogue on the meaning of religion and God or gods." continue reading »

Spanish Nurse Infected with Ebola is Conscious and Able to Meet with Her Medical Team

Spanish Nurse Infected with Ebola is Conscious and Able to Meet with Her Medical Team

The Spanish nursing assistant infected with the Ebola virus is conscious Saturday and able to speak with the medical team caring for her at Carlos III Hospital, medical sources said. continue reading »

Explosive Device Found in Residential Neighborhood of Bogota, Colombia

Explosive Device Found in Residential Neighborhood of Bogota, Colombia

Colombian police performed a controlled detonation Friday of an explosive device that had been planted behind a building in a residential neighborhood of Bogota. continue reading »