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May 2013 Archives

What Makes J Lo Mobile Phones So Latino?

What Makes J Lo Mobile Phones So Latino?

Have you heard Jennifer Lopez is trying to sell you something again - no it’s not another pair of tiger print stretch pants THANK GOD - it’s mobile phones in partnership with Verizon. continue reading »

BRAZIL: Media Mogul Roberto Civita Dies at 76

BRAZIL: Media Mogul Roberto Civita Dies at 76

Roberto Civita, chief of the Brazilian media conglomerate Abril and creator of the prestigious newsweekly Veja, has died, his company said Monday. He was 76. continue reading »

Brazil’s Neymar Now Officially Heading to FC Barcelona

Brazil’s Neymar Now Officially Heading to FC Barcelona

Brazilian striker Neymar made his move to FC Barcelona official on Monday, signing the papers for his transfer from Brazil's Santos FC to this year's Spanish champion. continue reading »

Paseo de la Reforma in Mexico City Hosts 5th Culturas Amigas Fair

Paseo de la Reforma in Mexico City Hosts 5th Culturas Amigas Fair

Mexico City is hosting groups from 82 countries at the 5th Culturas Amigas Fair. Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera inaugurated the fair over the weekend, welcoming the groups to the capital, where they will perform. continue reading »

Some New Yorkers  Insulted as Coors Wraps Puerto Rican Flag on Beer Can

Some New Yorkers Insulted as Coors Wraps Puerto Rican Flag on Beer Can

The placement of the Puerto Rican flag on Coors Light beer cans to celebrate the Puerto Rican Day Parade is being called "disrespectful" and "insulting" by local politicians and advocacy groups. continue reading »

Majority Leader Harry Reid Meets With Dreamer Eric Balderas (VIDEO)

Majority Leader Harry Reid Meets With Dreamer Eric Balderas (VIDEO)

Now that the Senate Judiciary Committee has passed the Gang of 8 immigration bill out of markup, it is now in Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV)’s hands, and Reid has said that he will bring the bill to a vote in June. continue reading »

America Beats Cruz Azul With 2 Goals in 4 Minutes to Win 11th Mexican Championship

America Beats Cruz Azul With 2 Goals in 4 Minutes to Win 11th Mexican Championship

America trailed Cruz Azul 2-0 on aggregate with minutes left in regulation in the second leg of the clubs' Liga MX final, but managed to knot the contest with two goals in four minutes, going on to win their 11th Mexican title on penalty kicks. continue reading »

Rihanna Opens European Tour at BEC Arena in Barakaldo

Rihanna Opens European Tour at BEC Arena in Barakaldo

Rihanna awed and captivated a devoted audience at the BEC arena in the northern Spanish city of Barakaldo with a show that had fans dancing and singing along at what was the first European concert of her Diamonds World Tour. continue reading »

‘Part Of The Community’: Latinos Rebuild After Okla. Tornado

‘Part Of The Community’: Latinos Rebuild After Okla. Tornado

Pastor Chano Najera calls out T-shirt sizes in Spanglish to volunteers waiting for their uniforms. It's easy to spot Najera in this crowd — just look for the cowboy hat. He preaches in Spanish at Templo De Alabanza in Oklahoma City. On this morning, though, he's wrangling a group of young Latino volunteers as they wheel cases of water bottles onto trucks headed for Moore, continue reading »

New iPhone App Speeds Care of Heart Attack Victims

New iPhone App Speeds Care of Heart Attack Victims

Researchers have developed an experimental iPhone application, or app, designed to help emergency medical technicians diagnose a particularly deadly form of heart attack and send that information quickly to waiting hospital surgical teams. The inexpensive app can greatly improve a patient's odds of survival. continue reading »

After Serving 10 Years in Prison, Two Mixtec Indians Released in Guerrero

After Serving 10 Years in Prison, Two Mixtec Indians Released in Guerrero

Two Mixtec Indians have been ordered released from prison after serving 10 years by a Mexican judge, who ruled that the father and son were incapable of "understanding the legal ramifications of their conduct." continue reading »

Celebrate Memorial Day With This Cactus Paddle Salad (Ensalada de Nopales) Recipe

Celebrate Memorial Day With This Cactus Paddle Salad (Ensalada de Nopales) Recipe

A dish that may seem exotic to Americans, and yet most Mexicans will find it to be very familiar comfort food. Mostly found in the Central area of Mexico, the prickly pear cactus plant is renowned for its paddles and fruit. Its image is even found on the Mexican flag. continue reading »

Memorial Day- a Day to Remember and Honor our Heros

Memorial Day- a Day to Remember and Honor our Heros

Today, more than 1.3 million Latinos serve in our armed forces and almost 16 percent of all newly enlisted, active duty members of all branches of the military are Hispanic. We are also veterans continue reading »

Mexican Writer Jose Maria Perez Gay Dies, Age 70

Mexican Writer Jose Maria Perez Gay Dies, Age 70

Jose Maria Perez Gay, a Mexican writer, academic, translator and diplomat, died early Sunday, his brother, Rafael Perez Gay, said. He was 70. "My brother, Jose Maria Perez Gay, died at 2:05 a.m. today, Sunday, at the age of 70," Rafael Perez Gay said in a Twitter posting that did not provide the cause of death. continue reading »

At Least 3 Die from Swine Flu in Venezuela

At Least 3 Die from Swine Flu in Venezuela

At least 160 cases and three deaths have been registered in Venezuela from swine flu, officials said. "We have officially registered 11 cases and sadly have two people dead from this disease here in Aragua state as of now," Aragua Gov. Tareck El Aissami said. continue reading »