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November 2012 Archives

Soccer Star Messi Welcomes First Child

Soccer Star Messi Welcomes First Child

Thiago Messi Rocuzzo, the first child of Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi and Antonella Rocuzzo, was born Friday at Barcelona's USP hospital. 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 »

Korean Supervisor Attacks Worker in Mexican Factory, Government Responds

Korean Supervisor Attacks Worker in Mexican Factory, Government Responds

The Mexican government reproached a Korean supervisor at a plant in the central state of Queretaro and offered the victim all the support necessary. continue reading »

83 Killed in Sao Paulo Over Last 11 Days

83 Killed in Sao Paulo Over Last 11 Days

Another 10 people - one of them a police officer - were killed in Sao Paulo overnight, bringing to 83 the number of murders committed over the last 11 days in Brazil's largest city and financial capital, authorities said Friday. continue reading »

North Carolina Expects to See High Voter Turnout Amongst Latinos

North Carolina Expects to See High Voter Turnout Amongst Latinos

Hispanics could rack up a record amount of participating voters in the presidential elections on Nov. 6 in the battleground state of North Carolina. continue reading »

Mexico Needs to Invest $3 Billion in Telecommunications Infrastructure

Mexico Needs to Invest $3 Billion in Telecommunications Infrastructure

Mexico's government must invest some 40 billion pesos ($3 billion) in telecommunications infrastructure to boost competition and spur investment by operators, the regulatory agency for the sector, Cofetel, said. continue reading »

New York City Marathon Canceled in Wake of Hurricane Sandy

New York City Marathon Canceled in Wake of Hurricane Sandy

Two days after announcing the annual New York Marathon would take place on Sunday as scheduled, Mayor Michael Bloomberg reversed course and canceled the event. continue reading »

Peruvian Prison Fight Leaves 2 Dead

Peruvian Prison Fight Leaves 2 Dead

Two inmates were killed and three other people wounded in a fight at Yanamayo prison in the southeastern region of Puno, the head of Peru's INPE penitentiary service said Friday. continue reading »

Actress Nadine Velazquez Shines in “Flight”

Actress Nadine Velazquez Shines in “Flight”

Actress Nadine Velazquez fulfilled one of her professional dreams in "Flight" starring Denzel Washington, which premieres Friday. continue reading »

Voices from Latin America: Americas Society Partners in Carnegie Hall’s Fall Festival

Voices from Latin America: Americas Society Partners in Carnegie Hall’s Fall Festival

Americas Society is proud to partner with Carnegie Hall’s Voices from Latin America, a citywide festival taking place on November 8 to December 11, 2012. The fall festival will celebrate the diverse range of Latin American cultures, inviting audiences to explore a vibrant repertoire of music, visual arts, dance, film, continue reading »

Police Monitoring Security Footage of Deadly Halloween Stampede in Spain

Police Monitoring Security Footage of Deadly Halloween Stampede in Spain

Spanish police are investigating videos taken by security cameras in a corridor of the Madrid Arena, scene of a giant Halloween party where three people died and two others were badly hurt in a stampede. continue reading »

Is Mexico’s Paulina Rubio the Next Naomi Campbell?

Is Mexico’s Paulina Rubio the Next Naomi Campbell?

You know when you have successfully made a cross-over as an Latin artist when your crazy shit makes it to TMZ, the premier digital gossipmonger. continue reading »

Enrique Iglesias Reveals the Secret to Songwriting is his “Magic Room”

Enrique Iglesias Reveals the Secret to Songwriting is his “Magic Room”

Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias said in San Juan, before a concert featured in the inauguration of the first Microsoft store on the Caribbean island, that he uses a "magic room" in his home to compose his music. continue reading »

Pascual Perez Killed In Assault at Dominican Republic Home

Pascual Perez Killed In Assault at Dominican Republic Home

Former Dominican Republic pitcher Pascual Perez was killed in an armed robbery on Thursday. continue reading »

Latino Pair Plead Guilty to Stealing $3 Million Matisse Painting

Latino Pair Plead Guilty to Stealing $3 Million Matisse Painting

Pedro Antonio Marcuello Guzman, 46, and Maria Martha Elisa Ornelas Lazo, 50, of Mexico City pleaded guilty to transporting and selling stolen art. continue reading »