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June 2013 Archives

Brazil’s Fernandinho Signs 4-Year Contract with Manchester City

Brazil’s Fernandinho Signs 4-Year Contract with Manchester City

Manchester City announced the signing of Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho, who has spent the past eight seasons with Shakhtar Donetsk, to a four-year contract. continue reading »

U.S., Venezuela to Pursue “More Positive Relationship”

U.S., Venezuela to Pursue “More Positive Relationship”

The United States and Venezuela want to "establish a more constructive and positive relationship" after years of strained ties, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said here Wednesday following talks with Venezuelan Foreign Minister Elias Jaua. continue reading »

Javier Bardem Starring in New Films: ‘The Gunman’ and ‘A Most Violent Year’

Javier Bardem Starring in New Films: ‘The Gunman’ and ‘A Most Violent Year’

Oscar-winning actor Javier Bardem has finalized deals to appear in "The Gunman" and "A Most Violent Year," Deadline Hollywood reported. In "The Gunman," the Spaniard will play opposite continue reading »

Guatemala’s Homicide Rate Jumps 9 Percent in 2013

Guatemala’s Homicide Rate Jumps 9 Percent in 2013

The 2,597 homicides committed in Guatemala in the first five months of the year represent an increase of 9 percent over the same period in 2012, the Mutual Support Group, or GAM, said Thursday. continue reading »

165 Migrants Rescued from Gang in Northern Mexico

165 Migrants Rescued from Gang in Northern Mexico

Soldiers rescued 165 migrants, including 151 foreigners, from the clutches of a criminal gang in the northern border state of Tamaulipas, the Mexican government said Thursday. continue reading »

Florida Gov. Vetoes Bill Allowing Undocumented to Obtain Driver’s Licenses

Florida Gov. Vetoes Bill Allowing Undocumented to Obtain Driver’s Licenses

Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would have allowed the issuance of driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants accepted into the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. continue reading »

California Associate Principal Accused of Sex Crimes

California Associate Principal Accused of Sex Crimes

A school in Camarillo, California has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into allegations she inappropriately touched a juvenile female and an adult female at the school. continue reading »

Is This UFO Over Peru a Sign of Aliens? (VIDEO)

Is This UFO Over Peru a Sign of Aliens? (VIDEO)

A number of people near Lima, Peru have reported seeing an odd shape in the sky in recent weeks, prompting many to wonder if the UFO is a sign of alien visitors. continue reading »

Highest Life Expectancies in Latin America

Highest Life Expectancies in Latin America

Life expectancy is the average number of years a person would live if the mortality rate remains constant in the future. Variables such as the quality of healthcare, ongoing wars, obesity, and HIV/AIDS infections affect each country's life expectancy. continue reading »

Robert Rodriguez’ El Rey to Create Latino James Bond Series

Robert Rodriguez’ El Rey to Create Latino James Bond Series

According to Deadline, Robert Rodriguez's new English-language network El Rey is currently working on a "Latino James Bond-like series" with scriptwriter Roberto Orci. News of the series follows last month's continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Father Leaves Injured Son Behind After Car Accident

LATINO BLOTTER: Father Leaves Injured Son Behind After Car Accident

It seems we may have a contender for Worst Father of the Year on our hands. On Sunday, 40-year-old Angelo Fabiani Arroyo lost control of his vehicle while driving in San Diego. continue reading »

Police Find 3 Bodies in Western Mexico

Police Find 3 Bodies in Western Mexico

The bodies of three men, including a minor, were found in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, prosecutors told Efe Wednesday. The three victims, who were presumably killed "with shots from firearms," were found Tuesday night in a field in La Higuera Panda, a town outside the city of Chinicuila, a Michoacan Attorney General's Office spokesman said. continue reading »

Top Spirits Brands With Roots in Latin America

Top Spirits Brands With Roots in Latin America

Every year BrandDirectory.com ranks the world's most valuable brands, ranging from technology to banks to retailers this website evaluates and compare leading brands in a variety of industries. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Four Killed and Three Wounded in Drug Shootout in Morelos

Blog del Narco: Four Killed and Three Wounded in Drug Shootout in Morelos

Four people were killed and three others wounded in a shootout at a market in Cuernavaca, the capital of the central Mexican state of Morelos, officials said. The incident occurred after the market closed on Tuesday night, Cuernavaca Public Safety Secretary Victor Hugo Valdes told Efe. continue reading »

WATCH Trailer for Selena Gomez, Ethan Hawke Film ‘Getaway’ (VIDEO)

WATCH Trailer for Selena Gomez, Ethan Hawke Film ‘Getaway’ (VIDEO)

The trailer for Getaway, starring Ethan Hawke and Selena Gomez, was just released, and it looks like it could be a fun end-of-summer movie. Brent Magna (Ethan Hawke) is a burned out race car driver who is thrus continue reading »