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Statue of Liberty Will Reopen in 2013 After Hurricane Sandy

Statue of Liberty Will Reopen in 2013 After Hurricane Sandy

The Statue of Liberty and nearby Ellis Island, which sustained extensive damage during Hurricane Sandy on Oct. 29, will not reopen before 2013, the National Park Service, the agency responsible for managing both areas, said. continue reading »

Colombian Designer Juan Carlos Obando Preparing to Launch New Jewelry Line at Barney’s NY

Colombian Designer Juan Carlos Obando Preparing to Launch New Jewelry Line at Barney’s NY

Los Angeles-based fashion designer Juan Carlos Obando will soon be launching his new jewelry collection at Barney's New York. Just in time for the holiday season, the Co continue reading »

NYPD Reveal Gilbert Valle, The Cannibal Cop, Plans for Thanksgiving Dinner

NYPD Reveal Gilbert Valle, The Cannibal Cop, Plans for Thanksgiving Dinner

The former New York policeman once deemed quiet by his neighbors and outed as a wanna-be sadistic killer had ‘cooked’ an evil plot to cook and dine on unsuspecting females for Thanksgiving. continue reading »

NY Yankee Robinson Cano Becomes a True ‘Yankee’ After Becoming U.S. Citizen

NY Yankee Robinson Cano Becomes a True ‘Yankee’ After Becoming U.S. Citizen

The New York Yankees’ second baseman Robinson Canó (born Robinson José Canó Mercedes) was born in the Dominican Republic but he became a true Yankee this week as an official naturalized citizen. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER UPDATE: Nanny Accused of Killing CNBC Exec’s Children Indicted on Murder Charges

LATINO BLOTTER UPDATE: Nanny Accused of Killing CNBC Exec’s Children Indicted on Murder Charges

Yoselyn Ortega stands accused of killing two of the three children in her care and has now been indicted on murder charges. On October 25, Ortega was found in a bathroom of the Manhattan home of Marina and Kevin Kr continue reading »

Fernando Botero Sculptures on Display at New York Gallery

Fernando Botero Sculptures on Display at New York Gallery

The Marlborough Gallery in New York City is currently the home of an exhibition of marble and bronze sculptures by the world-renowned Colombian artist Fernando Botero. continue reading »

Juanes, Juan Luis Guerra Will Donate Proceeds from NY Concert to Sandy Relief

Juanes, Juan Luis Guerra Will Donate Proceeds from NY Concert to Sandy Relief

Colombian pop star Juanes and Dominican merengue icon Juan Luis Guerra said they will donate the entire box-office receipts from their Nov. 24 concert in New York to the victims of Hurricane Sandy. continue reading »

Thalia Helping Mexican Immigrants in New York After Hurricane Sandy

Thalia Helping Mexican Immigrants in New York After Hurricane Sandy

Mexican singer and actress Thalia took humanitarian aid and comfort Friday to compatriots in New York affected by Hurricane Sandy. "When I started seeing the destruction of Sandy I thought it was incredible, continue reading »

LATINO BLOTER: Father Drowns Son in Tub, Poisons Daughter with Pizza

LATINO BLOTER: Father Drowns Son in Tub, Poisons Daughter with Pizza

A New York mother is mourning and in shock after the father of her children allegedly drowned their son and poisoned their daughter on Wednesday. continue reading »

Works by Diego Rivera, Fernando Botero Lead Christie’s Upcoming Latin American Sale

Works by Diego Rivera, Fernando Botero Lead Christie’s Upcoming Latin American Sale

Christie’s Latin American Sale will take place on November 20 at 7:00 p.m. and November 21, at 10:00 a.m. This two-session sale of 300 lots total is led by significant works from some of the region’s best- known artists spanning colonial art to the present. continue reading »

Christina Aguilera Performs at Hurricane Sandy Telethon

Christina Aguilera Performs at Hurricane Sandy Telethon

Christina Aguilera and many others came together for a telethon to raise money for those affected by Hurricane Sandy. On Friday, Aguilera, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Sting, Bon Jovi continue reading »

Justice Department Warns of Disaster Fraud, Gives Tips for Donating

Justice Department Warns of Disaster Fraud, Gives Tips for Donating

The Department of Justice, the FBI, and the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) remind the public there is a potential for disaster fraud in the aftermath of a natural disaster. continue reading »

Obama Promises Necessary Aid to Hurricane Sandy’s Victims

Obama Promises Necessary Aid to Hurricane Sandy’s Victims

U.S. President Barack Obama guaranteed Saturday all necessary aid to states hit by Hurricane Sandy, which left at least 100 dead and widespread damage on the East Coast. continue reading »

Sandy Reconstruction: Latinos to the Rescue

Sandy Reconstruction: Latinos to the Rescue

I’m floored, flabbergasted. Read this: Immigrant workers, mostly Hispanics in the building trades, will flock along with others to the areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy. As in previous natural disasters, they will be an important component of any rebuilding. continue reading »

New York’s Hurricane Sandy Death Toll Rises to 41

New York’s Hurricane Sandy Death Toll Rises to 41

The number of deaths from Hurricane Sandy in New York has risen to 41, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday, warning that more victims might yet be found. continue reading »