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April 2013 Archives

Mexico’s Economy Expected to Grow 4 Percent in 2014

Mexico’s Economy Expected to Grow 4 Percent in 2014

The government is maintaining its forecast for 4 percent gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2014, based on the assumption that tax reforms are not implemented in Mexico, the Finance Secretariat said in a report to Congress. continue reading »

AMERICAN IDOL FEUD: Nicki Minaj vs. Devin Velez

AMERICAN IDOL FEUD: Nicki Minaj vs. Devin Velez

Last week on season 12 of American Idol, Devin Velez was eliminated and shared his disappointment. Velez was first disappointed to learn he received the lowest number of votes, and was disappointed a s continue reading »

Tequila Gran Dovejo Awarded Best in Class for ‘2013 Spirits of the Americas”

Tequila Gran Dovejo Awarded Best in Class for ‘2013 Spirits of the Americas”

The Gran Dovejo tequila has been awarded two ‘Best in Class’ recognitions at the 2013 Spirits of Americas Awards. The distillers third tequila type Gran Dovejo Añejo was also recognized taking home a Gold Medal in its respective category. continue reading »

Get Your News Where and When You Need It!  Introducing- HS News FREE Widget

Get Your News Where and When You Need It!  Introducing- HS News FREE Widget

The Hispanically Speaking News Widget is a multimedia module that you can place directly on your blog, social network page or any web site that you have the ability to edit. The module will automatically update with the latest news headlines. continue reading »

Brazil’s Soccer Stadium May Not Be Ready for World Cup

Brazil’s Soccer Stadium May Not Be Ready for World Cup

Construction of the $400 million soccer stadium being built in São Paulo may soon come to a halt as the builders say they have yet to receive a multi-million dollar loan they were promised. continue reading »

21-Year-Old U.S. Student Identified as Victim of Gang Rape in Brazil

21-Year-Old U.S. Student Identified as Victim of Gang Rape in Brazil

Brazilian and French authorities are confirming that the victim of Sunday’s horrific kidnapping and gang rape was a 21-year-old U.S. student that was accompanied by her French boyfriend. continue reading »

THE VOICE: Karina Iglesias, Monique Abbadie Make it onto Season 4 (VIDEOS)

THE VOICE: Karina Iglesias, Monique Abbadie Make it onto Season 4 (VIDEOS)

Season four of NBC's 'The Voice' began its second week of blind auditions with some very powerful singers, with Latinas impressing coaches Adam Levine, Shakira, Blake Shelton, and Usher. continue reading »

500-Yrs Ago Spain’s Ponce de Leon Arrived in FL Looking for Fountain of Youth

500-Yrs Ago Spain’s Ponce de Leon Arrived in FL Looking for Fountain of Youth

It is believed that around April 2 or 3 of the year 1513, Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon landed on the east coast of Florida to claim the land for Spain and named it after the Easter feast of those days known as Pascua Florida. continue reading »

Rev. Angel Armando Perez Sentenced for Sexually Abusing 12-year-old During ‘Sleepover’

Rev. Angel Armando Perez Sentenced for Sexually Abusing 12-year-old During ‘Sleepover’

A Mexican priest working in a Portland, Oregon church has been sentenced to 6-years in prison for sexually abusing a 12-year-old boy during ‘sleepovers’. continue reading »

Cuban Dissident Yoani Sanchez Calls for Unity Among Cubans

Cuban Dissident Yoani Sanchez Calls for Unity Among Cubans

Dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez on Monday issued a call to Cuban exiles to help forge a feeling of unity among all Cubans and to end the existence of "Fidel's Cubans and Miami's Cubans." continue reading »

Spanish Book Lovers Await LeaLA Book Fair in May

Spanish Book Lovers Await LeaLA Book Fair in May

The largest Spanish book competition in the U.S., LeaLa also known as The Spanish Book Fair of Los Angeles is expecting close to record crowds nearing 100,000. The event is held from May 17-19, 2013. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Nine Dismembered Bodies in SUV Found in Tamaulipas, Mexico

Blog del Narco: Nine Dismembered Bodies in SUV Found in Tamaulipas, Mexico

Nine bodies, the majority of them dismembered, were found inside an SUV with Texas tags in Ciudad Victoria, the capital of the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, state officials said. continue reading »

Juanes’ Autobiography Will Include “a Tour of Obscure Memories”

Juanes’ Autobiography Will Include “a Tour of Obscure Memories”

Touching stories about his beginnings, what influenced his music, the burden of fame, his relations with God and even the death of his father - Juanes' first book is an intimate door to his life. continue reading »

FC Barcelona’s Vilanova Makes First Team Trip Since Cancer Treatment

FC Barcelona’s Vilanova Makes First Team Trip Since Cancer Treatment

Coach Francesc "Tito" Vilanova traveled to Paris on Monday with FC Barcelona, making his first road trip with the squad since returning to Spain last week after a 10-week stay in New York to undergo treatment for throat cancer. continue reading »

JUST IN:  North Korea to Reactivate All of Its Nuclear Facilities

JUST IN:  North Korea to Reactivate All of Its Nuclear Facilities

North Korea’s official news agency, KCNA, just announced that the government intends to reactivate all of its nuclear facilities. continue reading »