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April 2013 Archives

Puerto Rican Task Force Uncovers Marijuana Laboratory

Puerto Rican Task Force Uncovers Marijuana Laboratory

Recently, the U.S. Marshals Service led Puerto Rico Violent Offenders Task Force uncovered a substantial marijuana laboratory while following-up on a lead pertaining to federal and state fugitive Jose Cosme-Rios aka "Pocholo." continue reading »

Univ. of Arizona Shares 150 Years of Mexican, Mexican American History Online

Univ. of Arizona Shares 150 Years of Mexican, Mexican American History Online

A new digital collection at the University of Arizona Libraries makes accessible more than 150 years of news coverage documenting the voice of the Mexican and Mexican American community. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Five Members of One Family Killed in Sinaloa

Blog del Narco: Five Members of One Family Killed in Sinaloa

The victims include two women and three men who received multiple gunshot wounds in Mazatlan, Sinaloa. - At least five people have been reported as shot by the ministerial authorities in the community of The Chapalota, in the town of Mazatlan. continue reading »

Selena Gomez Releases Teaser for Upcoming Song “Come & Get It”

Selena Gomez Releases Teaser for Upcoming Song “Come & Get It”

Selena's new single "Come & Get It" will debut April 8 on Ryan Seacrest and will be available that same day everywhere! Be sure to tune to the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, April 14 to see Selena perform "Come & Get It" live! continue reading »

Peace Activist Javier Sicilia Wants Bicentennial Monument Dedicated to Victims of Violence

Peace Activist Javier Sicilia Wants Bicentennial Monument Dedicated to Victims of Violence

An online campaign launched by human rights activists seeks to turn Mexico's Bicentennial Monument into a memorial to victims of violence, organizers said. continue reading »

Gloria Estefan Returns to Sony Music Entertainment

Gloria Estefan Returns to Sony Music Entertainment

Sony Music Entertainment is proud to announce the return of international superstar Gloria Estefan to her longtime label home. continue reading »

Arizona’s Own Border Fence Facing Obstacles

Arizona’s Own Border Fence Facing Obstacles

After nearly two years of preparation, an Arizona state senator says a plan will be unveiled in a few weeks to build a fence along the border with Mexico to keep out illegal immigrants. continue reading »

Coworkers Win Lottery, All but One Chipped into Pool

Coworkers Win Lottery, All but One Chipped into Pool

While we all dream of winning the lottery, many of us accept we never actually will. Still, some continue to play in the hope that their dreams come true. For one Florida office, that dream became a reality. continue reading »

Latin America News: 41 Dead Throughout Buenos Aires Due to Heavy Rains

Latin America News: 41 Dead Throughout Buenos Aires Due to Heavy Rains

The death toll from the heavy rains that have recently fallen on Buenos Aires and nearby parts of the country now stands at 41, Argentine authorities said Wednesday. continue reading »

Spanish Group Predicts Job Growth in 2014

Spanish Group Predicts Job Growth in 2014

Spain will begin to see job growth in 2014, the leader of the Iberian nation's Business Council for Competitiveness, or CEC, said here Wednesday. continue reading »

Ryan Cabrera Reveals Leg Tattoo of Ryan Gosling’s Face

Ryan Cabrera Reveals Leg Tattoo of Ryan Gosling’s Face

Some get tattoos in remembrance of lost love ones. Others get tattoos because they love to wear art on their bodies. However, if you're singer Ryan Cabrera, you get tattoos as part of a game or dare. continue reading »

Alsea Acquires Master Franchise for Burger King in Mexico

Alsea Acquires Master Franchise for Burger King in Mexico

Mexican restaurant operator Alsea said it acquired the master franchise for Burger King brand fast-food eateries in Mexico. "Pursuant to the Joint Venture Agreement reached between Alsea and Burger King Worldwide, Inc. ("BKW"), the BKW subsidiary in Mexico was merged into Operadora de Franquicias Alsea S.A. de C.V. ("OFA"), an Alsea subsidiary, which will become the merged company and the operator of 204 BURGER KING restaurants in Mexico," the company said in a statement. continue reading »

Brazilian MMA Fighter Anderson Silva Surprises Fan in Hospital (VIDEO)

Brazilian MMA Fighter Anderson Silva Surprises Fan in Hospital (VIDEO)

Yesterday, Dr. Eduardo Picanço uploaded a touching video of a young boy in the hospital getting a surprise visit from his favorite MMA fighter, Anderson Silva. Silva is currently considered one of the best, if not continue reading »

Lionel Messi to Miss Next Barça Match Following Injury

Lionel Messi to Miss Next Barça Match Following Injury

Lionel Messi will miss FC Barcelona's next Spanish-league match against RCD Mallorca, but the club said Wednesday that he has not been ruled out for Barça's UEFA Champions League quarterfinal second leg versus Paris Saint-Germain. continue reading »

Timea Babos Defends Monterrey Open Title Against Ana Sofia Sanchez

Timea Babos Defends Monterrey Open Title Against Ana Sofia Sanchez

Hungary's Timea Babos opened the defense of her title at the Monterrey Open with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Mexico's Ana Sofia Sanchez. The 19-year-old Babos, who is ranked No. 123 in the world, needed just 67 minute continue reading »