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April 2013 Archives

Lionel Messi Becomes First Player in History to Score Against All 19 League Teams

Lionel Messi Becomes First Player in History to Score Against All 19 League Teams

Argentine soccer star and FC Barca player Lionel Messi has achieved another performance record by becoming the first player in league history to score at least one goal against every team. continue reading »

Cubans Top Choices for Emigrating: Boliva, Chile and Ecuador

Cubans Top Choices for Emigrating: Boliva, Chile and Ecuador

Bolivia, Ecuador and Chile over the past 20 years have become new Latin American destinations for Cubans who decide to emigrate, the official weekly Trabajadores reported Monday. continue reading »

STUDY:  Mexican Narcos Coming Here to Live & Work While Running U.S. Drug Operations

STUDY:  Mexican Narcos Coming Here to Live & Work While Running U.S. Drug Operations

According to a new study out by Associated Press (AP) Mexican drug cartels are sending trusted lieutenants into the U.S. to run their stateside operations. continue reading »

Blog del Narco:  Attacks on Local Guadalajara Bars Leaves 4 Dead and 17 Wounded

Blog del Narco:  Attacks on Local Guadalajara Bars Leaves 4 Dead and 17 Wounded

Four people, including a U.S. citizen, were killed and 17 others wounded in attacks staged by gunmen on two bars in Guadalajara, the capital of the western Mexican state of Jalisco, state officials said Monday. continue reading »

$338 Million Powerball Winner Pedro Quezada to Pay Neighbors Rent

$338 Million Powerball Winner Pedro Quezada to Pay Neighbors Rent

Dominican immigrant and recent $338 Million Powerball winner Pedro Quezada is going to pay the rent of his Passaic, New Jersey neighbors for a couple of months, one of his close friends announced to the NY Daily News. continue reading »

National Program to Fight Hunger in Mexico Launches Today

National Program to Fight Hunger in Mexico Launches Today

The Mexican government under the leadership of President Enrique Peña Nieto launched a national program to combat hunger in the country. The program, The National Crusade Against Hunger, will received over $23 billion funding to combat hunger of which one in every four Mexican suffers with. continue reading »

Idiot Tattoos His 5-Month-Old Puppy

Idiot Tattoos His 5-Month-Old Puppy

A North Carolina man has outraged many after he posted photos of the tattoo he did on his puppy on Facebook. No, it is not an April Fool's joke. "Tattoo artist" Ernesto Rodriguez of Stokes County was visited by police after g continue reading »

Monthly Remittances to Mexico $1.58 Billion - 11% Drop

Monthly Remittances to Mexico $1.58 Billion - 11% Drop

Mexico received $1.58 billion in remittances in February, 11.1 percent below the amount recorded in the same month of 2012, the country's central bank said Monday. continue reading »

Junot Diaz’ ‘Miss Lora’ Wins World’s Richest Prize for Short Story Writing

Junot Diaz’ ‘Miss Lora’ Wins World’s Richest Prize for Short Story Writing

Pulitzer Prize winning author, Junot Diaz’ short story “Miss Lora” has won the prestigious London Times Short Story Award for 2013 and a cash prize of $45,000, the world’s richest short story prize given out. continue reading »

Gosling Goes Muy Macho Over Someone Calling Eva Mendes “Baby”

Gosling Goes Muy Macho Over Someone Calling Eva Mendes “Baby”

During Friday's premiere of "The Place Beyond the Pines" Ryan Gosling went on the defensive when he heard someone called his girlfriend Eva Mendes 'baby.' continue reading »

Julio Iglesias Honored by Guinness Records: Top-Selling Latin Artist

Julio Iglesias Honored by Guinness Records: Top-Selling Latin Artist

Spanish crooner Julio Iglesias was honored by the Guinness records as the Latin artist who has sold the most records. Iglesias has sold more than 300 million discs in his long career. continue reading »

Calvin Klein’s Brazilian Designer Francisco Costa Designs Shirt for amfAR

Calvin Klein’s Brazilian Designer Francisco Costa Designs Shirt for amfAR

Brazilian designer Francisco Costa, Women's Creative Director of Calvin Klein Collection, has designed a a new T-shirt for amfAR. Costa designed the black and white T-shirt to help raise money for amfAR's AIDS research in continue reading »

While Rubio Pauses on Immigration Chicago Unites to Push for Immigration Reform

While Rubio Pauses on Immigration Chicago Unites to Push for Immigration Reform

While Republican Senator Marco Rubio is attempting to slow down the momentum on comprehensive immigration reform, Chicago business leaders are uniting to push for its passage. continue reading »

Glitter-Covered, Topless Demi Lovato on New Album Cover

Glitter-Covered, Topless Demi Lovato on New Album Cover

Demi Lovato recently announced her new album, simply titled Demi, will be available May 14. Demi Lovato recently announced her new album, simply titled Demi, will be available May 14. continue reading »

Chicago Make-Up Artist and Latino Entrepreneur Launches Fragrance Line

Chicago Make-Up Artist and Latino Entrepreneur Launches Fragrance Line

Chicago make-up artist and perfume entrepreneur, Hernan Rivera, has launched a new fragrance line called 'Greed'. The Hispanic entrepreneur is ready to compete with other perfume heavyweights continue reading »