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June 2013 Archives

Mariah Carey Joins Miguel for Hot 97 Summer Jam (VIDEO)

Mariah Carey Joins Miguel for Hot 97 Summer Jam (VIDEO)

Mariah Carey surprised the crowd at Hot 97's Summer Jam over the weekend. On Sunday, Miguel was performing his set in New Jersey when Mariah joined him onstage to perform their summer hit "#Beautiful." continue reading »

Coaches Sue Chivas USA and MLS, Alleging Discrimination Against Non-Latinos

Coaches Sue Chivas USA and MLS, Alleging Discrimination Against Non-Latinos

Two former members of the coaching staff of Chivas USA have filed a lawsuit against the Major League Soccer organization, continue reading »

Frozen Lobster Tails Cause Galapagos Cruise Cancellations

Frozen Lobster Tails Cause Galapagos Cruise Cancellations

A small cruise in the Galapagos Islands had its permit to operate revoked for allegedly violating the area's strict environmental regulations. Celebrity Cruises was forced to cancel a June 2 trip by the Celeb continue reading »

MEXICO: Lucha Libre Hero Helps Protect Pedestrians from Pushy Drivers

MEXICO: Lucha Libre Hero Helps Protect Pedestrians from Pushy Drivers

Anyone who has tried to cross the street in a large city has experienced the anxiety of wondering if the car at the intersection is actually going to stop. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Governor’s Private Residence Robbery Target

Puerto Rican Governor’s Private Residence Robbery Target

The crime wave lashing Puerto Rico does not even respect Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla, whose private residence was the target of an attempted robbery over the weekend. continue reading »

Ohio Kidnap Victim, Gina DeJesus, to Adopt Kidnapper’s Dog

Ohio Kidnap Victim, Gina DeJesus, to Adopt Kidnapper’s Dog

After being held captive by Ariel Castro for 10 years, his three victims were given the opportunity to maintain a connection with one of the only positive things about their otherwise horrid experience. continue reading »

Evolution Scientists Meet at Galapagos Island to Get Darwin-Inspired

Evolution Scientists Meet at Galapagos Island to Get Darwin-Inspired

More than a dozen scientists from the Americas and Europe gathered on Ecuador's Galapagos Islands to discuss evolution in the place that inspired 19th-century British naturalist Charles Darwin to develop his theory of the evolution of species. continue reading »

Bolivia’s Evo Morales Inaugurates New Power Plants to Meet Growing Demand

Bolivia’s Evo Morales Inaugurates New Power Plants to Meet Growing Demand

President Evo Morales was on hand over the weekend for the arrival of a convoy of trucks hauling equipment for the 160 MW thermoelectric power plant that Bolivia is building on the border with Argentina. continue reading »

Spain’s Jose Calderon “Only Priority” is to Remain in NBA

Spain’s Jose Calderon “Only Priority” is to Remain in NBA

Spanish point guard Jose Manuel Calderon said here Monday that his "only priority" is to remain in the NBA. He commented at the presentation of the 7th edition of t continue reading »

What Is He Thinking? Sen. Rubio Endangering Immigration Reform Passage - Proposing Key Change

What Is He Thinking? Sen. Rubio Endangering Immigration Reform Passage - Proposing Key Change

No one is sure where Senator Marco Rubio obtained his negotiation skills but someone should of told him it is not wise to change the rules of the game when the game has started and when you wrote the first set of rules in the first place. continue reading »

Uruguayan President Asks Spain to Play Decisive Role in EU-Mercosur Accord

Uruguayan President Asks Spain to Play Decisive Role in EU-Mercosur Accord

Uruguayan President Jose Mujica on Sunday asked Spain to play a decisive role in the negotiations between the European Union and Mercosur to ensure that they are fruitful and an association agreement that includes free trade can be concluded. continue reading »

Ladies in White May Look to Expand Movement in Cuba

Ladies in White May Look to Expand Movement in Cuba

The leader of the Cuban dissident group Ladies in White, Berta Soler, said Sunday that she would like to broaden the movement on the island as part of her near-term plans after the three-month international tour she concluded early this past week. continue reading »

Guatemalan Police Confiscate Over a Ton of Cocaine

Guatemalan Police Confiscate Over a Ton of Cocaine

Drug enforcement agents seized 1,048 kilos of cocaine hidden in a van in Puerto Quetzal, a city in the southern Guatemalan province of Escuintla, but no arrests were made, a police spokesman said Sunday. continue reading »

Latino Blotter: Man Caught Having Sex With Dog Inside Chicago Animal Pound

Latino Blotter: Man Caught Having Sex With Dog Inside Chicago Animal Pound

Chicago resident, Gerardo Perez, has been charged with having sex with a pit bull that was being held at the city’s animal pound. continue reading »

Drug Enforcement Police Chief Killed in Argentina

Drug Enforcement Police Chief Killed in Argentina

The chief of the Argentine Federal Police's dangerous drugs division was shot outside his house and investigators do not consider the incident a random crime, Security Secretary Sergio Berni said Sunday. continue reading »