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June 2013 Archives

Benicio del Toro Confirmed for Marvel Studio’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

Benicio del Toro Confirmed for Marvel Studio’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

Though his role is being kept a secret, at least for now, it has been confirmed that Benicio del Toro will play one of the leads in Marvel Studio's upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy. Del Toro is joining Zoe Saldana, John C. Reilly, Glenn Cl continue reading »

Chinese Visting Mexico Surges by 35 Percent

Chinese Visting Mexico Surges by 35 Percent

Chinese tourist arrivals to Mexico grew 35.1 percent in the first quarter of 2013 over they same period last year, the Tourism Secretariat said Tuesday. continue reading »

Carlos Slim’s Mexican Mining Operations Shut Down Due to Labor Disputes

Carlos Slim’s Mexican Mining Operations Shut Down Due to Labor Disputes

Minera Frisco, which is owned by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, said it halted operations at the El Coronel, San Francisco del Oro and Minera Maria mines due to labor problems. continue reading »

Selena Gomez Releases New Single “Slow Down” (VIDEO)

Selena Gomez Releases New Single “Slow Down” (VIDEO)

Selena Gomez has released the audio track for her new single "Slow Down" off her upcoming album Stars Dance. The singer's new album will be available July 23, just one day after Gomez' 21st birthday. continue reading »

Sen. Rubio Tells Fox News:  Not Enough Votes to Pass Immigration Reform

Sen. Rubio Tells Fox News:  Not Enough Votes to Pass Immigration Reform

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Tuesday that the immigration reform bill doesn't have the necessary votes to avoid a filibuster in the Senate. continue reading »

THE VOICE: Sasha Allen Sings “Before He Cheats” for Team Shakira

THE VOICE: Sasha Allen Sings “Before He Cheats” for Team Shakira

Monday night, Team Shakira's final singer Sasha Allen sang country star Carrie Underwood's "Before He Cheats" and Aretha Franklin's "Ain't No Way." continue reading »

Spain’s Unemployment Rate Falls for Third Month in a Row

Spain’s Unemployment Rate Falls for Third Month in a Row

The number of registered unemployed people in Spain fell by 98,265, or 1.97 percent, to 4.89 million in May, marking the third straight month of declines, the Employment and Social Security Ministry said Tuesday. continue reading »

Catholics Must Take a Stand in Support of Walmart Employees

Catholics Must Take a Stand in Support of Walmart Employees

It would be hard to compete with Pharaoh in the realm of obduracy, but Walmart is giving the old man a run for his money. Like the Israelite brick makers of Exodus Chapters 5-11 Walmart workers, organized as OUR Walmart, are asking for respect—specifically, increasing the flexibility of working hours, moving up to full-time work when possible, and increasing pay to a minimum of $25,000 annually. continue reading »

Tortured Bodies of Three out of Eight Missing Community Activists Found in Guerrero, Mexico

Tortured Bodies of Three out of Eight Missing Community Activists Found in Guerrero, Mexico

The bodies of three of the eight community activists reported missing last week in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero have been found, state officials said. continue reading »

Taco ‘Bout Trouble: Taco Bell Employee Photographed Licking Shells

Taco ‘Bout Trouble: Taco Bell Employee Photographed Licking Shells

A photo of a Taco Bell employee was recently posted on the restaurant chain's Facebook page. The photo shows the employee licking a stack of taco shells. continue reading »

DAILY MAIL: Penelope Cruz May be Next Bond Girl

DAILY MAIL: Penelope Cruz May be Next Bond Girl

Penelope Cruz will be the oldest actress to play a "Bond Girl," according to Britain's Daily Mail, but the Spanish beauty's representatives in Madrid refused to either confirm or deny the rumors. continue reading »

Nadal Wins French Open Quarterfinal Match on 27th Birthday

Nadal Wins French Open Quarterfinal Match on 27th Birthday

Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrated his 27th birthday on Monday in style, defeating Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-4, 6-1, 6-3 to advance to the quarterfinals of the French Open. continue reading »

U.S. Visa Requirement for Chileans Visiting U.S. is Eliminated

U.S. Visa Requirement for Chileans Visiting U.S. is Eliminated

Chilean citizens have been chosen for the U.S. Visa Waiver program, Chile's president said here Monday. continue reading »

Explorers Seeking Spanish Ships Sunk by Pirates in 1615 Near Peru

Explorers Seeking Spanish Ships Sunk by Pirates in 1615 Near Peru

A group of researchers headed by maritime historian Jorge Ortiz Sotelo is continuing the search for two Spanish vessels that went missing along the coast south of Lima in 1615. continue reading »

Mexican Actor Enrique “Juan del Diablo” Lizalde Dies at 76

Mexican Actor Enrique “Juan del Diablo” Lizalde Dies at 76

Mexican actor Enrique Lizalde died Monday in this capital of unknown causes, the Mexican Arts and Cinematographic Sciences Academy, of AMACC, announced via the social media networks. He was 76. continue reading »