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October 2012 Archives

Hurricane Sandy East Coast Death Count at 35, Expected to Climb

Hurricane Sandy East Coast Death Count at 35, Expected to Climb

Hurricane Sandy killed at least 35 people and left millions of others without electricity on the East Coast of the United States, officials said Tuesday. continue reading »

LATINO DECISIONS:  Solid Support for Obama in Florida Amongst Latino Voters

LATINO DECISIONS:  Solid Support for Obama in Florida Amongst Latino Voters

With the election less than two weeks away there has been a great deal of speculation about the Latino community’s support for President Obama, particularly in Florida. continue reading »

Nearly 400 lbs of Pot Founds on Commercial Buses Coming In from Mexico

Nearly 400 lbs of Pot Founds on Commercial Buses Coming In from Mexico

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro port of entry discovered approximately 399 pounds of marijuana hidden in two commercial buses after they entered the port from Mexico yesterday morning. continue reading »

Northeast Mexico: Marines Rescue 14 Migrants, Arrest 2 Suspected Kidnappers

Northeast Mexico: Marines Rescue 14 Migrants, Arrest 2 Suspected Kidnappers

Marines rescued 14 Central American migrants being held captive in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas and arrested two suspected kidnappers, the Navy Secretariat said Monday. continue reading »

Salvador Allende’s Granddaughter Elected Mayor in Chile

Salvador Allende’s Granddaughter Elected Mayor in Chile

A granddaughter of slain Chilean President Salvador Allende was elected mayor of the capital district of Ñuñoa, electoral authorities said Monday. continue reading »

Bolivia Bus Accident Leaves 8 Dead, 20 Injured

Bolivia Bus Accident Leaves 8 Dead, 20 Injured

Eight people were killed and more than 20 others injured Monday when a bus smashed into a large outcropping of rock in southern Bolivia, police said. continue reading »

4 Puerto Ricans- Wisin & Yandel Record With Jlo and Ricky Martin (VIDEO)

4 Puerto Ricans- Wisin & Yandel Record With Jlo and Ricky Martin (VIDEO)

The reggaeton duo Wisin & Yandel announced Monday the upcoming launch of the song "Adrenalina" that they recorded with Ricky Martin and Jennifer Lopez. Wisin told a press conference that the tune "really moves" and joining forces in it are "four Puerto Ricans who have brought a lot of success" to the island through their international careers. continue reading »

Chicago Police Officer Halloween Safety Tips for 2012

Several Chicago Police Districts to Host Haunted Houses or Offer Safe Trick-or-Treat Options for Youth - The Chicago Police Department is reminding parents, adults and children to observe some simp continue reading »

Amaury Gutierrez Celebrates Latin Grammy Nomination

Amaury Gutierrez Celebrates Latin Grammy Nomination

Cuban singer-songwriter Amaury Gutierrez is meeting up once more with his Peruvian colleague Gianmarco at the Latin Grammy Awards for their song "Invisible," nominated for Song of the Year. continue reading »

Mexico’s Real Life ‘Day of the Dead’ Mystery:  Where is Body of Narco Heriberto Lazcano?

Mexico’s Real Life ‘Day of the Dead’ Mystery:  Where is Body of Narco Heriberto Lazcano?

Mexico has it own real life ‘Day of the Dead’ mystery on its hands involving one of the country’s most ruthless thugs – Los Zeta founder and its jefe – Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano. continue reading »

Tourists in Spain Spending More this Year

Tourists in Spain Spending More this Year

Foreign tourists visiting Spain between January and September spent 45.1 billion euros ($58.2 billion), some 7.2 percent more than in the same period of 2011, the Industry, Energy and Tourism Ministry said Monday. continue reading »

Two Latinas Join the Pultizer Board - Meet Quiara Alegría Hudes, Mindy Marqués Gonzalez

Two Latinas Join the Pultizer Board - Meet Quiara Alegría Hudes, Mindy Marqués Gonzalez

Quiara Alegría Hudes and Aminda (Mindy) Marqués Gonzalez have joined the 19-member Pulitzer Board out of Columbia University, which administers the highly coveted Pulitzer Prizes. continue reading »

Mexico’s Catholic Church Labels Labor Union Leaders as “Immoral”

Mexico’s Catholic Church Labels Labor Union Leaders as “Immoral”

Unions are threatening to "kidnap the state if it does not align itself with their interests," with labor organizations being manipulated by "immoral leaders who have managed to entrench themselves," the Mexican Catholic Church said. continue reading »

Louis CK Writes Open Letter to New York Ticket Holders Ahead of Hurricane

Louis CK Writes Open Letter to New York Ticket Holders Ahead of Hurricane

Not wanting people to risk their lives to see his show in New York this past weekend, comedian Louis CK wrote and open letter to ticket holders informing him that the show had been canceled as a precaution. continue reading »

São Paulo, Brazil - Louis Vuitton Open First Global Store in Latin America

São Paulo, Brazil - Louis Vuitton Open First Global Store in Latin America

On Thursday, Louis Vuitton opened its first global store in Latin America in São Paulo, Brazil. The 10,620-square-foot is located in the city’s Cidade Jardim mall has a far more lu continue reading »