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May 2013 Archives

Ancient Indigenous Camps Dating Back Thousands of Years Found in Mexico

Ancient Indigenous Camps Dating Back Thousands of Years Found in Mexico

Archaeologists discovered eight temporary camps in the Sierra del Mayor mountains, in the Mexican state of Baja California, that date from 400 to 7,000 years ago, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Three-Time World Player Named Real Madrid New Sporting Director

Three-Time World Player Named Real Madrid New Sporting Director

Zinedine Zidane, a three-time World Player of the Year, is the new sporting director at Real Madrid and will have a major say in personnel decisions, club president Florentino Perez said. continue reading »

Arizona Hispanics Demand Sheriff Joe Arpaio Resign After Racial Profiling

Arizona Hispanics Demand Sheriff Joe Arpaio Resign After Racial Profiling

Activists and members of the Arizona Hispanic community on Tuesday came to the offices of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to call for his resignation after a federal judge determined he discriminated against Hispanics. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Burger King Bandits Foiled When Employee Hides Their Car

LATINO BLOTTER: Burger King Bandits Foiled When Employee Hides Their Car

A pair of robbers were easily captured by police last week after an employee of the fast food restaurant they were robbing managed to hide their getaway car. continue reading »

Digital Currency Liberty Reserve Honcho Arrested in Spain on U.S. Warrant for Money Laundering

Digital Currency Liberty Reserve Honcho Arrested in Spain on U.S. Warrant for Money Laundering

Arthur Budovsky, the founder and CEO of Liberty Reserve SA, was arrested by Spanish police at Madrid's Barajas International Airport in conjunction with a U.S. indictment of the firm for money laundering. continue reading »

U.S. Embassy Personnel Injured at Shooting at Venezuela Nightclub

U.S. Embassy Personnel Injured at Shooting at Venezuela Nightclub

The U.S. State Department confirmed Tuesday that two officials at its embassy in Venezuela were hospitalized after they were wounded in a shooting incident at a Caracas social club. continue reading »

THE VOICE: Michelle Sings Bruno’s “Grenade,” Sasha Takes on Usher’s  “Without You” (VIDEO)

THE VOICE: Michelle Sings Bruno’s “Grenade,” Sasha Takes on Usher’s “Without You” (VIDEO)

Monday night's live performances proved that the singers are giving everything they have to become the next winner of NBC's The Voice. She may have a tiny frame, but Michelle Chamuel, continue reading »

First Artifical Heart Implant Surgery Performed in Latin America

First Artifical Heart Implant Surgery Performed in Latin America

A 68-year-old Mexican man has undergone the first successful permanent implantation of an artificial heart in Latin America, the Mexican Social Security Institute, or IMSS, said. continue reading »

Colombian Govt and FARC Reach Agreement on First Stage of Peace Talks

Colombian Govt and FARC Reach Agreement on First Stage of Peace Talks

The Colombian government and the FARC guerrillas announced here Sunday that they have reached an agreement on the issue of land, the first point on the agenda created for the peace talks they are pursuing in the Cuban capital. continue reading »

Seat Beat Extenders, Shoelaces Help Restrain Passenger Attempting to Open Plane Door

Seat Beat Extenders, Shoelaces Help Restrain Passenger Attempting to Open Plane Door

A man by the name of Alexander Michael Herrera was arrested after attempting to open an airplane door mid-flight on Monday. According to authorities, as Alaska Airlines flight began its decent into Portland continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Shoots Daughters, Kills Self  - Grandkids Still in House

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Shoots Daughters, Kills Self - Grandkids Still in House

California authorities have confirmed that three children were home when their grandfather opened fire on his adult daughters over the holiday weekend. continue reading »

Glee’s Samuel Larson Chops Off Signature Dreadlocks

Glee’s Samuel Larson Chops Off Signature Dreadlocks

This weekend, "Glee" actor Samuel Larsen revealed he chopped off his signature locks. Born, Samuel Peter Acosta Larsen to a Mexican mother and Danish father, the 21-year-old singe-actor continue reading »

Alfonso Portillo, Former Guatemalan President Extradited to U.S., Money Laundering Charges

Alfonso Portillo, Former Guatemalan President Extradited to U.S., Money Laundering Charges

DEA officials today announced the extradition of Alfonso Portillo, the former President of Guatemala, who is charged with conspiring to launder millions of dollars he embezzled from the Government of Guatemala through bank accounts located in the United States. continue reading »

Latinos Love “Fast & Furious  6,” Help Film Open with $120M in US

Latinos Love “Fast & Furious 6,” Help Film Open with $120M in US

With an estimated 32 percent of its viewership being Latinos, "Fast & Furious 6" had an impressive opening weekend. With one of the most diverse casts, "Fast & Furious 6" was not just a big hit with Latino audiences. continue reading »

4.5 Million Buenos Aires Students Have No Classes as Teachers Strike

4.5 Million Buenos Aires Students Have No Classes as Teachers Strike

Teachers in Argentina's richest and most-populous province on Monday began a two-day strike to demand pay hikes, leaving some 4.5 million students with no classes. continue reading »