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March 2013 Archives

Mexican Police Detain 37 Central American Migrants in Oaxaca

Mexican Police Detain 37 Central American Migrants in Oaxaca

The Federal Police detained 37 Honduran and Salvadoran migrants in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, the National Security Council said. The migrants were found during an operation at kilometer 235 of the Mexico City-Ciudad Cuauhtemoc highway, the council, a Government Secretariat agency, said. continue reading »

Motivational Guru Tony Robbins to Bring His Message in Spanish

Motivational Guru Tony Robbins to Bring His Message in Spanish

This month motivational guru Anthony ‘Tony’ Robbins will be bringing his message of “power from within” for the first time in Spanish. continue reading »

Pew Study: Closing the Digital Divide: Latinos and Technology Adoption

Pew Study: Closing the Digital Divide: Latinos and Technology Adoption

Latinos own smartphones, go online from a mobile device and use social networking sites at similar, and sometimes higher, rates than do other groups of Americans, according to a new analysis of three Pew Research Center surveys. continue reading »

Murderer of Orginal ‘50 Cent’ Kills Pregnant Woman, Husband in Crash

Murderer of Orginal ‘50 Cent’ Kills Pregnant Woman, Husband in Crash

The man jailed for killing the original "50 Cent" is believed to be the same man who killed a pregnant woman and her husband in New York over the weekend. continue reading »

Fossil Suggests Dogs were Domesticated 33,000 Years Ago

Fossil Suggests Dogs were Domesticated 33,000 Years Ago

Analysis of a canine fossil discovered in Siberia's Altai Mountains reveals an animal more like a modern dog than a wolf, according to an article in the science journal PLOS ONE. continue reading »

Latino Priest Arrested for Vandalizing Property of Local Residents

Father Eusebio Martinez has been arrested in Texas for vandalizing the property of a local resident family, the Villanuevas. Father Martinez is Pastor of the Holy Family Catholic Church in the border town of Edinburg, Texas which has a continue reading »

Atlas, Atlante and Chiapas Head to Copa MX Quarterfinals

Atlas, Atlante and Chiapas Head to Copa MX Quarterfinals

Atlas, currently in second place in Mexico's Liga MX Clausura, booked a place in the quarterfinals of the Copa MX tournament with a 3-1 win over Cruz Azul in its sixth and final match of the group phase, while Atlante and Jaguares de Chiapas also qualified for the knockout stage with victories. continue reading »

Spanish Foreign Minister Will Not Visit Gibraltar Until Spanish Flag Waves

Spanish Foreign Minister Will Not Visit Gibraltar Until Spanish Flag Waves

Spain's foreign minister said that he had never set foot in Gibraltar, the British Crown Colony at the southern tip of the Iberian peninsula, and he guaranteed that he never will do so "as long as there's no Spanish flag" flying over the territory. continue reading »

Spanish Artist Domingo Zapata Takes Payment in Form of Pizza for the Poor

Spanish Artist Domingo Zapata Takes Payment in Form of Pizza for the Poor

Spanish artist and Hollywood darling Domingo Zapata sold several of his painting for ‘dough’ as in pizza dough. continue reading »

Spain’s King Receives Numerous Visits Following Surgery

Spain’s King Receives Numerous Visits Following Surgery

Queen Sofia, the crown prince with his wife and children, and several politicians on Wednesday visited Spain's King Juan Carlos in the Madrid hospital where he is recovering from surgery to repair a slipped disc. continue reading »

Venezuelans Adopt The Color Red While Mourning Chavez

Venezuelans Adopt The Color Red While Mourning Chavez

The streets of Caracas are bathed in red in honor of late President Hugo Chavez, who made the color the symbol of his Bolivarian Revolution. Chavez will lie in state in the chapel of the Military Academy until his funeral and burial on Friday. continue reading »

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s New Comedy Adds Edward Norton to Its Star Cast

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s New Comedy Adds Edward Norton to Its Star Cast

The dark comedy film, ‘Birdman’, written, produced and directed by Mexican filmmaker Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu has added actor Edward Norton to its ensemble. continue reading »

NCLR Launches Latino Advocacy Days with 400 Leaders in Attendance

NCLR Launches Latino Advocacy Days with 400 Leaders in Attendance

More than 400 Latino leaders, representing 31 states, have gathered in Washington for National Council of La Raza’s (NCLR) annual Latino advocacy days. continue reading »

Paleontologists Discover Fossilized Remains of Giant Arctic Camel

Paleontologists Discover Fossilized Remains of Giant Arctic Camel

Canadian paleontologists have discovered the fossilized remains of a giant camel that lived in the Arctic some 3.5 million years ago, when the area was a boreal forest during an epoch of global warming. continue reading »

Paulina Rubio, Ex-husband Reach Divorce Agreement

Paulina Rubio, Ex-husband Reach Divorce Agreement

Mexican singer Paulina Rubio and her ex-husband Nicolas "Colate" Vallejo Najera have arrived at an agreement that will put an end to the legal battle over their divorce and the custody of their child, Andrea Nicolas, People en Español reported Wednesday on its Web page. continue reading »