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April 2013 Archives

April 26: It’s Friday! Let’s Head to the Movies

April 26: It’s Friday! Let’s Head to the Movies

Now that the weekend is finally upon us, let's take a look at what's opening in theaters. Movies out this week: Pain & Gain, The Big Wedding, At Any Price, Arthur Newman. Coming Soon: Iron Man 3 continue reading »

MEXICO: Children’s Bulletproof Vests and Backpacks Now Available

MEXICO: Children’s Bulletproof Vests and Backpacks Now Available

Bulletproof vests and backpacks for children will be sold beginning this week in Mexico, where drug-related violence has claimed tens of thousands of lives over the past six years. continue reading »

Tito Vilanova Staying with Barcelona Next Season

Tito Vilanova Staying with Barcelona Next Season

It has been confirmed that FC Barcelona manager Tito Vilanova will remain with Barça next season. Barça vice president Josep Maria Bartomeu stated Vilanova is doing a great job after tak continue reading »

Raul Castro’s Daughter Denied U.S. Visa to Attend LGBT Event

Raul Castro’s Daughter Denied U.S. Visa to Attend LGBT Event

U.S. Immigration has denied the visa application of Mariela Castro. She is the daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro and the niece of former President Fidel Castro. Castro was set to attend a LGBT event in Philadelphia. continue reading »

Jenni Rivera’s Family Accepts Late Singer’s 6 Billboard Latin Music Awards

Jenni Rivera’s Family Accepts Late Singer’s 6 Billboard Latin Music Awards

Thursday night, the family of Jenni Rivera accepted six Billboard Latin Music Awards on behalf of the late singer-actress, including the award for Artist of the Year. continue reading »

Will Next World Trade Organization Head be Latin American?

Will Next World Trade Organization Head be Latin American?

The contest to succeed France's Pascal Lamy as head of the World Trade Organization has come down to a choice between the candidates from Brazil and Mexico, diplomats said here Thursday. continue reading »

Venezuela Arrests Alleged U.S. Spy “Associated” with Henrique Caprilles Election Efforts

Venezuela Arrests Alleged U.S. Spy “Associated” with Henrique Caprilles Election Efforts

Venezuela announced on Thursday the capture of a U.S. citizen who stands accused of being an intelligence agent linked with training Venezuelan students to carry out acts of violence. continue reading »

Nicki Minaj in Talks for Role in Cameron Diaz Movie ‘The Other Woman’

Nicki Minaj in Talks for Role in Cameron Diaz Movie ‘The Other Woman’

Outspoken rapper and "American Idol" judge Nicki Minaj is reportedly in talks for a role in Cameron Diaz's upcoming film, The Other Woman. Minaj would play Diaz's snarky assistant though little else is know about the role. continue reading »

Missing Young Mexican Photojournalist Found Dismembered in Saltillo, Mexico

Missing Young Mexican Photojournalist Found Dismembered in Saltillo, Mexico

The mutilated body of Daniel Alejandro Martinez, a photographer for Mexico's La Vanguardia newspaper, was found along with that of another young man in the northern city of Saltillo, the daily reported Thursday. continue reading »

Selena Gomez Poses with Fan Wearing Justin Bieber Shirt

Selena Gomez Poses with Fan Wearing Justin Bieber Shirt

Further fueling the flames that she and ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber are back together, Selena Gomez recently posted an amusing photo of her pointing to a fan's Bieber T-shirt. continue reading »

MundoFox Launching Spanish-Language Children’s Singing Competition “El Factor X’

MundoFox Launching Spanish-Language Children’s Singing Competition “El Factor X’

MundoFox is getting ready to launch a Spanish-language version of Fox's The X Factor. El Factor X, like Colombia's El Factor Xs (for extra small) continue reading »

Take a Look at the Upcoming Series ‘Devious Maids’

Take a Look at the Upcoming Series ‘Devious Maids’

The U.S. adaptation of a Mexican telenovela has finally released its first glimpse into the world of Devious Maids. Starring a notable Latina cast, Devious Maids tells the story of a group of maids continue reading »

Accidental Drug Trafficker: Woman Unaware She Brought Drugs into US

Accidental Drug Trafficker: Woman Unaware She Brought Drugs into US

A woman traveling into the U.S. from Mexico for work was shocked to learn she had transported around 30 pounds of marijuana into the country. According to police, the 33-year-old woman, who lives in Mexico, continue reading »

Thousands of Teachers Destroy Government Offices After Politicians Pass Education Reform in MX

Thousands of Teachers Destroy Government Offices After Politicians Pass Education Reform in MX

Teachers in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero and activists from various organizations on Wednesday destroyed the offices of several political parties in the state capital of Chilpancingo, where changes to the state education law were approved by lawmakers earlier in the week. continue reading »

Clint’s Wife Dina Eastwood Enters Rehab Facilty

Clint’s Wife Dina Eastwood Enters Rehab Facilty

Dina Ruiz Eastwood, the wife of famed actor-director Clint Eastwood, has reportedly entered a treatment facility for depression and anxiety. According to TMZ,Dina, continue reading »