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May 2013 Archives

Miguel Tweets Controversy, Says Black People are Judgmental

Miguel Tweets Controversy, Says Black People are Judgmental

"Adorn" singer Miguel struck a cord Monday after a series of tweets, which began with him tweeting: Im proud of my heritage but honestly, black people are the most judgmental people in the continue reading »

“Blancanieves” Wins Best Ibero-American Picture at Ariel Awards

“Blancanieves” Wins Best Ibero-American Picture at Ariel Awards

"Blancanieves," by Spanish director Pablo Berger, took Best Ibero-American Picture honors at the Ariel awards, the Mexican film industry's equivalent of the Oscars. Berger's silent, black-and-white version of the Snow White story garnered multiple trophies earlier this year at Spain's Goya Awards. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Burglars Break-Into House Leading Cops to 3,700 Pounds of Pot Inside

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Burglars Break-Into House Leading Cops to 3,700 Pounds of Pot Inside

Sunday night alert neighbors in the Mission, Texas area of Cimarron Country Club reported seeing two Hispanic men breaking into a home. continue reading »

Top 5 Developed Countries in Latin America

Top 5 Developed Countries in Latin America

According to a recent human development report from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the global South has seen substantial progress. With increased life expectancy, average salaries, and education, Latin American countries have higher human development. continue reading »

3 Latina Teens Identified in Deadly O.C. Crash that Left 5 Dead

3 Latina Teens Identified in Deadly O.C. Crash that Left 5 Dead

Orange County officials have released the name of the five teenagers that died in a fiery Memorial Day crash on the way to a beach outing; amongst them are three Latina teens. continue reading »

THE VOICE: Team Shakira Continues, Who Was Voted Off?

THE VOICE: Team Shakira Continues, Who Was Voted Off?

On Tuesday's elimination on NBC's "The Voice, Team Adam took a major hit, as two of his three remaining singers were voted off. Coach Adam Levine is now in the same boat at both continue reading »

Immigration Protesters Greet President Obama on Visit Home Today

Immigration Protesters Greet President Obama on Visit Home Today

President Obama’s visit back home to Chicago today was greeted by immigration protesters that chained themselves together in front of the hotel where the President is speaking. continue reading »

Jennifer Lopez’ Bare-Ass Shaking Upsets Family-Friendly British TV Audience

Jennifer Lopez’ Bare-Ass Shaking Upsets Family-Friendly British TV Audience

The U.S. maybe use to Jennifer Lopez’ exposing her back-side with her barely-there couture but clearly it is not appreciated across the pond. continue reading »

Spain Has Until 2016 to Correct Deficit, Says European Commission

Spain Has Until 2016 to Correct Deficit, Says European Commission

The European Commission confirmed Wednesday that it was recommending Spain be given two additional years to correct its deficit and additional flexibility for dealing with the situation in each individual year based on the targets set by Madrid. continue reading »

Spanish Woman Steals Money from Son’s Bar, Loses it Gambling

Spanish Woman Steals Money from Son’s Bar, Loses it Gambling

Police in Spain say a woman claiming her son's bar had been robbed actually stole the money herself. Investigators say the 56-year-old woman stole money from the bar located in Artana, continue reading »

Georgia Sex Ring with Ties to Mexico Busted - Involved Undocumented Immigrant Females

Georgia Sex Ring with Ties to Mexico Busted - Involved Undocumented Immigrant Females

Four Mexican nationals have been charged in Atlanta, Georgia with operating a sex ring that involved the sexual trafficking of undocumented female immigrants from Tlaxcala, Mexico. continue reading »

Missing Persons Search Unit Gets Green-light in Mexico

Missing Persons Search Unit Gets Green-light in Mexico

The Mexican government on Monday announced the creation of a Missing Persons Search Unit aimed at ending the "bureaucratic labyrinth" facing thousands of citizens in the search for the loves ones. continue reading »

Spanish Engineer Among Winners of European Inventor Award

Spanish Engineer Among Winners of European Inventor Award

Spanish engineer Jose Luis Lopez Gomez won Tuesday the European Inventor Award's first-ever Popular Prize for a system that allows trains to travel with more safety and comfort. continue reading »

Court Confirms Overturning Dictator’s Genocide Conviction in Guatemala

Court Confirms Overturning Dictator’s Genocide Conviction in Guatemala

The Guatemalan Constitutional Court on Tuesday upheld its May 20 decision overturning former dictator Efrain Rios Montt's conviction for genocide and crimes against humanity. continue reading »

Telecom Industry in Mexico Grows 12.5% in 2013’s 1st Quarter

Telecom Industry in Mexico Grows 12.5% in 2013’s 1st Quarter

Mexico's telecommunications industry grew 12.5 percent in the first quarter of 2013, compared to the same period last year, thanks to surging demand for satellite television continue reading »