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October 2012 Archives

Pitbull- Don’t Stop The Party (Video)

Pitbull- Don’t Stop The Party (Video)

Pitbull keeps the party rocking on the latest single off his forthcoming Global Warming LP.Leave it to Mr. 305 to drop another club-smashin track. continue reading »

San Fran Giants Lead World Series 2-0

San Fran Giants Lead World Series 2-0

The San Francisco Giants took a two-game World Series lead over the Detroit Tigers thanks to a strong outing by starter Madison Bumgarner and timely hitting in the late innings. continue reading »

Atletico Madrid Launches Campaign to Make Falcao FIFA’s Player of the Year

Atletico Madrid Launches Campaign to Make Falcao FIFA’s Player of the Year

Atletico Madrid has launched a campaign promoting Colombian striker Radamel Falcao's bid to become the 2012 FIFA world player of the year. The Spanish soccer club uploaded a video Friday in support of the player on its Web site and also created the hashtag #UnTigreDeOro for use on social-networking sites, a reference to the player's nickname "El Tigre" (The Tiger). continue reading »

Chilean Photographer Captures Detroit’s Struggle Over Last 20 Years

Chilean Photographer Captures Detroit’s Struggle Over Last 20 Years

The place Chilean-born photographer Camilo Vergara calls home when he visits Detroit is a 1920s office building with a mattress on the floor and expansive views of a city that is wounded, but fighting to reinvent itself. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: NYPD Officer Plotted to Kidnap, Torture, Rape, and Cook Women

LATINO BLOTTER: NYPD Officer Plotted to Kidnap, Torture, Rape, and Cook Women

A 6-year veteran of the New York Police Department has been charged with a slew of charges involved in his plan to kidnap and cook women, including his girlfriend. continue reading »

Thalia Partners with Pampers to Preserve Latino Culture Through Music

Thalia Partners with Pampers to Preserve Latino Culture Through Music

Mexican singer Thalia unveiled in Miami the new online forum "Mi Musica, Mi Herencia" (My Music, My Heritage), designed to help Hispanic parents preserve Latino culture for their families through music. continue reading »

Eva Longoria Signs Development Deal With Universal Television

Eva Longoria Signs Development Deal With Universal Television

Eva Longoria has reportedly signed a development deal with Universal Television. According to Deadline, Longoria’s UnbeliEVAble Entertainment has signed a first-look deal that will allow continue reading »

After Bullying, Girl Tweets “I Give Up,” Then Jumps in Front of Train

After Bullying, Girl Tweets “I Give Up,” Then Jumps in Front of Train

A 15-year-old New York girl is dead after feeling hopeless following bullying at school. Felicia Garcia jumped in front of a train after rumors were spread around school that she had had continue reading »

ICE Returns More than 4,000 Stolen Artifacts to Mexico

ICE Returns More than 4,000 Stolen Artifacts to Mexico

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) returned more than 4,000 pieces of stolen and looted cultural artifacts to the government of Mexico at a repatriation ceremony today at the Consulate of Mexico in El Paso, Texas. continue reading »

TRAGEDY: Dominican Nanny Believed to Have Killed CNBC Exec’s Children

TRAGEDY: Dominican Nanny Believed to Have Killed CNBC Exec’s Children

A family is in shock over the tragic murder of two children at the hands of their own nanny. The Vice President of CNBC Digital, Kevin Krim, and his wife, Marina Krim, are mourning the loss of two of their continue reading »

UPDATE: Migrant Boat from Morocco to Spain Sinks, 14 Dead and 4 Missing

UPDATE: Migrant Boat from Morocco to Spain Sinks, 14 Dead and 4 Missing

The flimsy craft that went down in Mediterranean waters en route from Morocco to Spain was carrying 35 migrants, not the 71 mentioned by one of the survivors, the Moroccan Human Rights Association said Thursday. continue reading »

Argentina Supermarket Collapse Results in 5 Deaths and 11 Injured

Argentina Supermarket Collapse Results in 5 Deaths and 11 Injured

Five people died and 11 are missing after the roof of a supermarket in the southwestern Argentine city of Neuquen caved in, officials said Friday. continue reading »

Spain, The Philippines Sign Agreement to Promote Spanish in Filipino Classrooms

Spain, The Philippines Sign Agreement to Promote Spanish in Filipino Classrooms

The governments of Spain and the Philippines signed an accord to foster the reintroduction of Spanish in the Asian nation, officials said here Thursday. Both sides also agreed to continue the initiative to offer Spanish as a second language in Filipino high schools, Spain's foreign ministry said in a statement. continue reading »

Mexico Network Televisa and Broadcaster Univision Announce Mobile Phone, Tablet Novela

Mexico Network Televisa and Broadcaster Univision Announce Mobile Phone, Tablet Novela

Mexico's No. 1 TV network Televisa and market-leading U.S. Spanish-language broadcaster Univision on Thursday unveiled a new soap opera especially written and filmed for mobile phone and tablet computer screens. continue reading »

Iker Casillas, Xavi Hernandez Among Those Honored at Spanish Awards Ceremony

Iker Casillas, Xavi Hernandez Among Those Honored at Spanish Awards Ceremony

Humanity and the humanities won the hearts of guests Friday at the presentation ceremony of the Prince of Asturias Prizes, with U.S. philosopher Martha C. Nussbaum and Spanish soccer players Iker Casillas and Xavi Hernandez among the prizewinners. continue reading »