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March 2013 Archives

Mexican Actors Fernando Colunga, Blanca Soto to Star in New Univision Soap Opera

Mexican Actors Fernando Colunga, Blanca Soto to Star in New Univision Soap Opera

The Univision television network on Tuesday announced that its new primetime soap opera "Porque el amor manda," starring Mexican actors Fernando Colunga and Blanca Soto, will debut on March 11. continue reading »

Mexico and New Zealand Leaders Celebrate 40 Years of Diplomatic Relations

Mexico and New Zealand Leaders Celebrate 40 Years of Diplomatic Relations

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key is the first head of state to pay a visit to Mexico's new President Enrique Peña Nieto. Key and the Mexican president discussed expanding trade between regions. continue reading »

Sean Penn Mourns The Death Of Venezuelan Leader Hugo Chavez

Sean Penn Mourns The Death Of Venezuelan Leader Hugo Chavez

Sean Penn is mourning the loss of a friend, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. He also maintains that he is not the only one mourning, the entire country and the whole world are too, The Hollywood Reporter noted. continue reading »

Venezuelans Prepare for State Funeral and Official Mourning for Hugo Chavez

Venezuelans Prepare for State Funeral and Official Mourning for Hugo Chavez

Venezuelans are preparing to officially mourn for their fallen President Hugo Chavez and prepare for a state funeral on Friday. Vice President Nicolas Maduro will serve as interm President for 30 days until elections. continue reading »

REPORT:  Mexico Making Progress in Its Battle Against Heroin and Synthetic Drug Cultivation

REPORT:  Mexico Making Progress in Its Battle Against Heroin and Synthetic Drug Cultivation

Mexico, the country most affected by drug-related violence, is making significant progress in battling heroin and synthetic drugs, the International Narcotics Control Board, or INCB, said in its annual report. continue reading »

New Smartphone App Monitors Brainwaves And Enhances Meditation, Creating Less Stress

New Smartphone App Monitors Brainwaves And Enhances Meditation, Creating Less Stress

A new smartphone application has been created to monitor brain waves in order to ease stress while simultaneously making people more relaxed. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Set to Prosecute Powerful Union for Embezzling $157 Million

Mexican Authorities Set to Prosecute Powerful Union for Embezzling $157 Million

Mexican authorities are set to try former union powerhouse and head of Mexico's teacher's unioin, Elba Esther Gordillo, on embezzlement and racketeering charge to the tune of $157 million. continue reading »

Spanish King Begins Rehabilitation Exercises After Surgery

Spanish King Begins Rehabilitation Exercises After Surgery

Spain's King Juan Carlos began rehabilitation exercises on Tuesday, while the operation for a herniated disc that he underwent last weekend continues to mend "in a positive way," doctors said Tuesday. continue reading »

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2013: Real Madrid Beats Man U, Move on to Quarters

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2013: Real Madrid Beats Man U, Move on to Quarters

Goals by Luka Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo gave Real Madrid a 2-1 win over Manchester United on Tuesday in the second leg of their Champions League knockout clash, allowing the Blancos to advance 3-2 on aggregate. continue reading »

Former Chilean Dictator Pinochet Financed by Brazil Say Newly Released Documents

Secret documents dating from Brazil's 1964-1985 military government reveal that the junta gave loans amounting to $115 million to the regime of Chilean dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet, Folha de Sao Paulo newspaper said Tuesday. continue reading »

Demi Lovato Reveals Recent Discovery of Secret Sister

Demi Lovato Reveals Recent Discovery of Secret Sister

At the age of 20, Demi Lovato says she just learned she has another sister. The singer-actress was on WBLI's radio show "Dana & Jeffrey" on TUesday when she dropped the shocking news. continue reading »

Latin American Leaders React to Death of Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez

Latin American Leaders React to Death of Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez

In Latin America news, regional leaders are reacting to the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez this afternoon who lost his battle with cancer. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff called Chavez a great Latin America, Mexico's Pena Nieto offered the family his condolences. continue reading »

Record High for Wall Street

Supported by the massive monetary stimulus of the Federal Reserve and a gradual recovery in the world's largest economy, the New York Stock Exchange's benchmark in continue reading »

Secretary Kerry To Honor Ten Women of Courage on Int’l Women’s Day

Secretary Kerry To Honor Ten Women of Courage on Int’l Women’s Day

On Friday, March 8, Secretary John Kerry will honor 10 extraordinary women with the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award. First Lady Michelle Obama will join Secretary Kerry continue reading »

JUST IN:  Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Has Died

JUST IN:  Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Has Died

The left-leaning President of Venezuela and American foe, Hugo Chavez, died 22 minutes ago according to the Venezuelan government, losing his two-year battle with cancer. continue reading »