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May 2013 Archives

Young Mexican-Americans Design the Must-wear Brand for Latinos

Young Mexican-Americans Design the Must-wear Brand for Latinos

Four young entrepreneurs of Mexican origin have made No Manches the indispensable clothing brand for Latinos in Chicago and are currently moving into other parts of the United States. continue reading »

Cristiano Ronaldo to Be Immortalized in Wax in Madrid Museum

Cristiano Ronaldo to Be Immortalized in Wax in Madrid Museum

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo signed with the Madrid wax museum, after which two sculptors spent most of an hour taking measurements of his muscular anatomy, the first steps toward immortalizing in wax a body that so closely conforms to the classical canons of beauty. continue reading »

Chicago Launches Bike-Sharing System Divvy Just in Time for Summer

Chicago Launches Bike-Sharing System Divvy Just in Time for Summer

As of Friday, just 48 hours after registration began, Chicago's newest transit system has a reported 1,000 "Founding Members." Divvy, a program of the Chicago Dept. of Transportation, is a bike-sharing system that will give Chicagoans continue reading »

Sofia Vergara Immortilized in TWO Wax Likenesses at Madame Tussauds

Sofia Vergara Immortilized in TWO Wax Likenesses at Madame Tussauds

Sofia Vergara Will Personally Unveil Two New Wax Likeness’ at the Famed Times Square Attraction - Madame Tussauds New York and Madame Tussauds Las Vegas today announced that Colombian Emmy continue reading »

Puerto Rican Beauty Queen Joining Cast of ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’

Puerto Rican Beauty Queen Joining Cast of ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’

According to Radar Online, Puerto Rican beauty queen and actress Joyce Giraud has joined the ladies of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills." continue reading »

May 31: It’s Friday! Let’s Head to the Movies

May 31: 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. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Texas Teacher Accused of Having Sex with Student

LATINO BLOTTER: Texas Teacher Accused of Having Sex with Student

A former Texas teacher is out on bond after being arrested for allegedly have a sexual relationship with a female student. Kelly Ann Garcia, 29, has been charged with i continue reading »

Latin America at Venice’s 55th Biennale

Latin America at Venice’s 55th Biennale

The 55th edition of the Biennale of Venice is ready to open an international audience this week and Latin America will be well represented as National participants. continue reading »

Early Morning Release for Mormon Mom Cleared of Drug Charges in Mexico

Early Morning Release for Mormon Mom Cleared of Drug Charges in Mexico

Yanira Maldonado walked out of a Nogales, Mexico prison late Thursday night after Mexican authorities cleared her of drug smuggling charges. continue reading »

Enrique Iglesias Jokes Real Madrid’s “Cristino Ronaldo is Copying My Style”

Enrique Iglesias Jokes Real Madrid’s “Cristino Ronaldo is Copying My Style”

Singer and Real Madrid fan Enrique Iglesias said here Thursday that he admires the Blancos' star striker Cristiano Ronaldo, who he claimed in a joking tone is copying his style. continue reading »

Latin Superstars Daddy Yankee, Prince Royce to Perform in Madrid

Latin Superstars Daddy Yankee, Prince Royce to Perform in Madrid

Puerto Rican reggaeton star Daddy Yankee and Dominican singer Prince Royce will infuse with Latino energy a concert on June 17 at Vistalegre Palace in Madrid, the organizers said. continue reading »

‘Machete Kills’ Trailer Released, Danny Trejo Joined by All-Star Cast (VIDEO)

‘Machete Kills’ Trailer Released, Danny Trejo Joined by All-Star Cast (VIDEO)

The latest trailer for Robert Rodriguez's "Machete Kills," starring Danny Trejo. This time around, Trejo will be joined by Sofia Vergara, Michelle Rodriguez, Alexa Vega, Carlos Estevez (Charlie Sheen), continue reading »

U.S. Extends Temporary Protected Status for 208,000 Salvadorans

U.S. Extends Temporary Protected Status for 208,000 Salvadorans

The United States on Thursday extended Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, for the ninth time, a move that will allow more than 208,000 Salvadorans to live and work in this country for another 18 months, the Department of Homeland Security announced. continue reading »

Real Madrid Signs 5-Year Shirt Sponsor Deal With Emirates

Real Madrid Signs 5-Year Shirt Sponsor Deal With Emirates

Real Madrid signed a five-year jersey sponsorship deal Thursday with Dubai-based Emirates airline that is reportedly worth up to 30 million euros ($39 million) per season. continue reading »

Honduran Authorities Discover Bodies of Kidnapped Teens

Honduran Authorities Discover Bodies of Kidnapped Teens

Three young kidnap victims were found murdered Thursday in northern Honduras, authorities said. The bodies of Elias Canales and Osmar Murcia, both 17, and Jairo Rivera, 18, were dumped on a highway in San Pedro Sula, a police spokesman told journalists. continue reading »