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June 2013 Archives

Juan Enriquez TED Talk: Your Online Life, Permanent as a Tattoo (VIDEO)

Juan Enriquez TED Talk: Your Online Life, Permanent as a Tattoo (VIDEO)

What if Andy Warhol had it wrong, and instead of being famous for 15 minutes, we’re only anonymous for that long? In this short talk, Juan Enriquez looks at the s continue reading »

Corruption Allegations May Force PRI to Expel Former Mexican Governor

Corruption Allegations May Force PRI to Expel Former Mexican Governor

Mexico's ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, may expel former Tabasco Gov. Andres Granier, who has been accused of corruption, a party leader said. continue reading »

Jennifer Lopez & Jason Statham’s ‘Parker’ Tops Movie-On-Demand List

Jennifer Lopez & Jason Statham’s ‘Parker’ Tops Movie-On-Demand List

For the week ended May 26, Jennifer Lopez and Jason Statham's Parker topped the movie-on-demand list in the United States. According to Rentrak, Parker was number one on the list, followed by: continue reading »

Are Cuban Internet Centers Offering Fair Prices?

Are Cuban Internet Centers Offering Fair Prices?

Cubans had their first experience Tuesday of the island's new Web browsing services with the opening of 118 new Internet centers nationwide, though the price of being online was still too expensive for most citizens. continue reading »

Brazil to Increase Farm Sector Loans by 18%

Brazil to Increase Farm Sector Loans by 18%

The Brazilian government on Tuesday announced that it is increasing the amount of money available for subsidized loans to the farm sector by 18 percent to 136 billion reais ($68 billion). continue reading »

Grupo Gigante Buys Remaining Stake in Office Depot de Mexico

Grupo Gigante Buys Remaining Stake in Office Depot de Mexico

Mexican diversified retailer Grupo Gigante said Tuesday it was acquiring the 50 percent of Office Depot de Mexico it did not already own for 8.77 billion pesos ($689 million). continue reading »

Enrique Peña Nieto Looks to Promote China–Mexico Relations

Enrique Peña Nieto Looks to Promote China–Mexico Relations

Mexico hopes to forge a "comprehensive strategic association" with China, President Enrique Peña Nieto said here Tuesday during a ceremony to welcome Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. continue reading »

Argentine Photographer Shares Exhibition of Pope Francis

Argentine Photographer Shares Exhibition of Pope Francis

The pictures of Jorge Bergoglio taken by an Argentine photographer over almost a decade, and which can currently be seen at a convent in Buenos Aires, captured the expressions of Pope Francis that today captivate the world. continue reading »

We Have NO Leads Says Mexico on 11 Missing Young People

We Have NO Leads Says Mexico on 11 Missing Young People

Investigators have no leads on the 11 young people who went missing late last month in Mexico City and cannot even confirm that the group was taken by force, Federal District Attorney Rodolfo Rios said. continue reading »

Narco News: Police Arrest 9 Cartel Members For Kidnapping Govt. Officials and Media Workers

Narco News: Police Arrest 9 Cartel Members For Kidnapping Govt. Officials and Media Workers

Nine suspected members of a gang involved in kidnappings, contract hits and extortion rackets were arrested by the Federal Police in La Laguna, a region in the northern Mexican state of Durango, officials said. continue reading »

58 Haitian Immigrants Try to Enter U.S. Illegally via Puerto Rico

58 Haitian Immigrants Try to Enter U.S. Illegally via Puerto Rico

The U.S. Coast Guard and Puerto Rican police detained 58 undocumented Haitians on Tuesday as they tried to enter U.S. territory illegally on the west coast of Puerto Rico. continue reading »

Cuba’s Community Party Calls for More Women in Military

Cuba’s Community Party Calls for More Women in Military

The UJC, the youth wing of Cuba's ruling Communist Party, called for increasing the number of women in military service, the official daily Juventud Rebelde reported Tuesday. continue reading »

Obama Highlights Strong Ties Between U.S. and Chile

Obama Highlights Strong Ties Between U.S. and Chile

President Barack Obama hailed Tuesday the "extraordinarily strong" relationship between the United States and Chile. continue reading »

Fan Injured by Miguel’s Billboard Awards Jump May Sue

Fan Injured by Miguel’s Billboard Awards Jump May Sue

Last month, an audience member at the Billboard Music Awards was injured when singer Miguel jumped, but accidentally landed on her and another fan. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: California Man Faces Charges for Painting Crosswalk on Street

LATINO BLOTTER: California Man Faces Charges for Painting Crosswalk on Street

A California man was recently charged with vandalism for his attempt to make his area safer. Anthony Cardenas, 52, of Vallejo, Calif. was arrested last week for "vandalizing" a street by painting a crosswalk on it. continue reading »