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January 2013 Archives

Dozens Arrested in Spain on Child Pornography Charges

Dozens Arrested in Spain on Child Pornography Charges

A score of suspects accused of Web-based child pornography have been arrested in two operations carried out across Spain. Collections of lewd videos and photographs featuring continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER:  Man Arrested for Killing and Burying Victim in Poured Concrete

LATINO BLOTTER:  Man Arrested for Killing and Burying Victim in Poured Concrete

Juan Alberto Galviz, 35, has been arrested in the murder and entombment of an unidentified male victim in the Los Angeles area. continue reading »

Sofia Vergara’s Fiancé, Nick Loeb, Thrown Out of Miami Night Club

Sofia Vergara’s Fiancé, Nick Loeb, Thrown Out of Miami Night Club

Nick Loeb, the fiance of actress Sofia Vergara, was thrown out of a Miami Beach nightclub after getting into a verbal altercation, the New York Daily News said Wednesday. continue reading »

Paparazzo Chris Guerra Killed After Chasing Justin Bieber’s Car in L.A.

Paparazzo Chris Guerra Killed After Chasing Justin Bieber’s Car in L.A.

A freelance paparazzo was killed in Los Angeles on Tuesday after he was struck by a car as he was trying to take photos of what he thought was Justin Bieber getting a traffic ticket. continue reading »

Rumors Swirls: Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez Taken Turn for the Worse

Rumors Swirls: Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez Taken Turn for the Worse

Venezuela’s Vice President Nicolas Maduro insists that ailing President Hugo Chavez though in a “delicate” condition is lucid and conscious. Maduro, who is Chavez appointed successor while he recuperates in Cuba, returned home today after visiting Chavez. continue reading »

Happy New Year from Sofia Vergara, Star Stuns in Bathing Suit

Happy New Year from Sofia Vergara, Star Stuns in Bathing Suit

Her character may be pregnant on Modern Family, but Sofia Vergara recently showed off how not pregnant she is in real life. Vergara, who plays Gloria Delgado-Pritchett on the ABC comedy, continue reading »

New House Prices in Spain Down 33.5% Since 2007

New House Prices in Spain Down 33.5% Since 2007

Prices of new Spanish houses fell another 6.9 percent in 2012 and have now plunged by more than a third since their peak in 2007, an appraisers' association said Wednesday. continue reading »

Latin America News:  American Tourist Dies After Falling in Machu Picchu

Latin America News:  American Tourist Dies After Falling in Machu Picchu

An American tourist died after falling into a ravine while hiking near the famed Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, located in the southeastern Peruvian region of Cuzco, local media reported. continue reading »

34-Yr-Old Spanish Olympian Andreu Vivo Dies of Heart Attack

34-Yr-Old Spanish Olympian Andreu Vivo Dies of Heart Attack

Spanish Olympic gymnast Andreu Vivo died of a heart attack in the Catalonian district of Collbaix early Sunday morning while he was mountain climbing, the Catalonian Gymnastics Federation confirmed. continue reading »

Latin America News:  Colombian Military Kills 13 Guerrillas

Latin America News:  Colombian Military Kills 13 Guerrillas

At least 13 guerrillas were killed during an operation by Colombian security forces against the FARC rebels in Chigorodo, a town in the northwestern province of Antioquia. continue reading »

Spanish Utlity Company Sells 32 Wind Farms in France

Spanish Utlity Company Sells 32 Wind Farms in France

Spanish utility company Iberdrola said Monday it sold 32 wind farms in France to U.S.-based General Electric, Meag and France's EDF for 400 million euros (nearly $528 million). continue reading »

Explosive Midnight Attack on Police Station in Colombia Leaves 6 Injured

Unknown attackers used explosives to strike a National Police station in Guapi, a town in Cauca province in Colombia's Pacific coastal region, wounding six people, civil authorities reported. continue reading »

Documentary Looks at Mexico’s 25,000 Disappeared, Their Families

Documentary Looks at Mexico’s 25,000 Disappeared, Their Families

The 25,000 missing persons in Mexico's war on organized crime remains "an open wound" for their families that the government must heal, Alicia Calderon, director of a documentary on the subject, said. continue reading »

Peruvians Settle Old Scores with Punching Ritual (VIDEO)

Peruvians Settle Old Scores with Punching Ritual (VIDEO)

An annual festival in Peru brought together hundreds of competitors to take part in a traditional fighting ritual aimed at resolving disputes before the year's end. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports. continue reading »

Demi Lovato Tweets Her Look Back at 2012

Demi Lovato Tweets Her Look Back at 2012

Demi Lovato may have it together now, but just two years ago things were not looking good for this Latina. Today, however, Lovato says she's proud to look at how far she's come since her days of meltdowns, eat disorders, and rehab. continue reading »