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January 2013 Archives

‘Sopranos’ Star Jamie-Lynn Sigler Announces Engagement to MLB’s Cutter Dykstra

‘Sopranos’ Star Jamie-Lynn Sigler Announces Engagement to MLB’s Cutter Dykstra

Known mostly for her roles on HBO's hit drama The Sopranos and Entourage, Jamie-Lynn Sigler has announced she is engaged. Sigler posted a photo on Twitter of her and now fiancé continue reading »

PEW Report  :A Nation of Immigrants  A Portrait of the 40 Million, Including 11 Million Unauthorized

PEW Report :A Nation of Immigrants A Portrait of the 40 Million, Including 11 Million Unauthorized

The nation’s total immigrant population reached a record 40.4 million in 2011, according to an analysis of Census Bureau data by the Pew Hispanic Center, a project of the Pew Research Center. continue reading »

Spanish Hotels See Great Opportunity in Latin America

Spanish Hotels See Great Opportunity in Latin America

Spanish hoteliers, who have enjoyed a significant presence in Latin America for decades, see in Brazil, Chile and Colombia the best growth potential in a region that is already home to some 700 Spanish-owned hotels. continue reading »

Dutch Queen Beatrix Stepping Down, Crown Prince Will Rule with Argentine Wife

Dutch Queen Beatrix Stepping Down, Crown Prince Will Rule with Argentine Wife

Queen Beatrix announced Monday that she will step down in April after nearly 33 years on the Dutch throne, which means her son Willem-Alexander is set to become the country's first king since the 19th century. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Police Chief and Wife Injured in Jalisco

Blog del Narco: Police Chief and Wife Injured in Jalisco

The police chief of Hostotipaquillo was gunned down this morning along with his wife and one of his bodyguards, near the main square of the Municipality. The police chief was identified as Lucio Rosales Astorga. continue reading »

Man Who Killed General with Mexican Narco Ties Gets 50-Year Sentence

Man Who Killed General with Mexican Narco Ties Gets 50-Year Sentence

A man has been sentenced by a Mexico City court to serve 50 years in prison for the April 20, 2012, murder of retired Gen. Mario Arturo Acosta Chaparro, judicial officials said. continue reading »

President Obama:  “Now is the Time” for Immigration Reform

President Obama:  “Now is the Time” for Immigration Reform

President Obama spoke, on the need for comprehensive immigration reform, to an overflowing audience at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas this afternoon. continue reading »

New York Woman Missing in Turkey, Husband and Brother Fly Over for Search

New York Woman Missing in Turkey, Husband and Brother Fly Over for Search

A New York woman has disappeared after flying to Turkey on vacation and her brother and husband are now flying oversea to be closer to the search. continue reading »

STUDY: Crime Cost Uruguay 3.1 Percent of GNP, At Least $1.2 Billion

STUDY: Crime Cost Uruguay 3.1 Percent of GNP, At Least $1.2 Billion

The cost of crimes against property and people in Uruguay in 2010 totaled at least $1.2 billion, which was equivalent to 3.1 percent of the country’s gross national product. continue reading »

Hispanic National Bar Commends Bipartisan Proposal for Immigration Reform

Hispanic National Bar Commends Bipartisan Proposal for Immigration Reform

The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) commends the announcement by the Senate group of eight proposing a bipartisan framework for immigration reform. continue reading »

What Was She Thinking?! Cuban Mother Has Screaming Child Tattooed (VIDEO)

What Was She Thinking?! Cuban Mother Has Screaming Child Tattooed (VIDEO)

WARNING: The video below may be hard to watch as it contains child abuse. Sometimes people make it very clear they should not have children in their care, and a recently discovered video is evidence of just that. continue reading »

High-Speed Rail Coming to Central Mexico

High-Speed Rail Coming to Central Mexico

Mexico's federal government and officials from the central state of Queretaro signed an agreement to build a high-speed rail system, Communications and Transportation Secretary Gerardo Ruiz Esparza said. continue reading »

‘Lucha Libre’ Wrestler RJ Brewer: Crusader Against Illegal Immigration (VIDEO)

‘Lucha Libre’ Wrestler RJ Brewer: Crusader Against Illegal Immigration (VIDEO)

Professional wrestler "RJ Brewer" is El Mero Malo, the chief bad guy on "Lucha Libre USA," a Mexican-themed wrestling tour. Unmasked and unapologetic, RJ Brewer is an unlikely crusader against illegal immigration on the tour who has become continue reading »

Italian Striker Balotelli Leaving Manchester City for AC Milan

Italian Striker Balotelli Leaving Manchester City for AC Milan

Manchester City and AC Milan reached an agreement that will send Italian international Mario Balotelli home to play for the Rossoneri, the acquiring club said Tuesday. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Detain Honduran Migrants Enroute to U.S.

Mexican Authorities Detain Honduran Migrants Enroute to U.S.

Federal Police officers detained 15 Honduran migrants in Tamaulipas, a state in northeastern Mexico, who were planning to enter the United States, the Government Secretariat said. continue reading »