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June 2013 Archives

Meet Alonso Mateo - Instagram’s Pintsize Fashion Icon

Meet Alonso Mateo - Instagram’s Pintsize Fashion Icon

What can we say? This kid has style. At just five years old, Alonso Mateo has taken Instagram (and soon the world) by storm due to his impressive fashion sense. continue reading »

Blog del Narco:  Hour Long Shootout by PEMEX Facilities in Tamaulipas Leaves at Least 11 Dead

Blog del Narco:  Hour Long Shootout by PEMEX Facilities in Tamaulipas Leaves at Least 11 Dead

At least 11 people were killed and seven others wounded in a shootout between army troops and gunmen in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, state officials said. continue reading »

Top Mexican Restaurants in the U.S.

Top Mexican Restaurants in the U.S.

Zagat recently released a list of the top Mexican restaurants in cities throughout the United States. continue reading »

Retailing Giant Macy’s Found to be Discriminating Against Immigrant Employees

Retailing Giant Macy’s Found to be Discriminating Against Immigrant Employees

The Justice Department announced it has reached a settlement agreement with retailing giant Macy’s over charges it discriminated against its immigrant employees. continue reading »

Brazil Heads to Confederations Cup Finals After Defeating Uruguay 2-1

Brazil Heads to Confederations Cup Finals After Defeating Uruguay 2-1

Host nation Brazil triumphed 2-1 over Uruguay here Wednesday in a tough, penalty-filled match to claim a berth in the Confederations Cup final. continue reading »

Venezuela:  Vittorio Missoni Plane Located Submerged in Caribbean

Venezuela:  Vittorio Missoni Plane Located Submerged in Caribbean

Venezuelan authorities are reporting the plane carrying fashion executive Vittorio Missoni and his traveling companions has been found deep in the Caribbean Sea. continue reading »

Ecuador to U.S. ¡Adios! We Don’t Need Your Economic Aid

Ecuador to U.S. ¡Adios! We Don’t Need Your Economic Aid

The Ecuadorian government said Thursday that it is voluntarily relinquishing U.S. trade preferences after Washington lawmakers called for the benefits to be revoked if Quito grants asylum to whistle-blower Edward Snowden. continue reading »

TRAGIC: Texas Teen Dies After Accidentally Impaling Self on Bull Statue

TRAGIC: Texas Teen Dies After Accidentally Impaling Self on Bull Statue

The family and friends of a Texas teen are in mourning after a tragic accident result in the teen's death over the weekend. According to police, 14-year-old Miguel Martinez was spending the night at a friend's continue reading »

BUSTED: Former-NBA Player Gilbert Arenas Arrested for 100 lbs of Illegal Fireworks

BUSTED: Former-NBA Player Gilbert Arenas Arrested for 100 lbs of Illegal Fireworks

Former NBA player Gilbert Arenas was arrested Thursday morning after police discovered the bed of his truck was full of illegal fireworks. Arenas, who once played for the Washington Wizards and Orlando Magic, continue reading »

Oprah Surpasses J.Lo As Most Powerful Celebrity

Oprah Surpasses J.Lo As Most Powerful Celebrity

Oprah Winfrey this year established herself as the world's most powerful celebrity, according to Forbes magazine's 2013 list of the 100 most powerful celebrities, with the previous leader, Jennifer Lopez, tumbling to the 12th spot. continue reading »

General Motors Investing $691 Million to Expand Mexico Operations

General Motors Investing $691 Million to Expand Mexico Operations

The Mexican unit of U.S. automaker General Motors said it planned to invest $691 million to expand its operations in Guanajuato, San Luis Potosi and other Mexico states. continue reading »

Latino Engineer Leads NASA’s SOFIA Program

Latino Engineer Leads NASA’s SOFIA Program

Since 2012, a Mexican-American engineer has been in charge of NASA's Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, program, which operates from the Dryden Aircraft Operations Facility in Palmdale, California. continue reading »

BRAZIL: Car Dealership Set on Fire During Protests

BRAZIL: Car Dealership Set on Fire During Protests

A small group of protesters set fire to an auto dealership in this Brazilian city not far from where Brazil and Uruguay were facing off in the semifinals of the Confederations Cup soccer tourney. continue reading »

Real Madrid Presents New Manager Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid Presents New Manager Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid presented new manager Carlo Ancelotti to the fans and the media during an event on Wednesday at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. continue reading »

Wind Farm Begins Operating in Nuevo Leon

Wind Farm Begins Operating in Nuevo Leon

Eolica Santa Catarina said its $51 million wind farm in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon started operating. The facility, which has the capacity to generate 45 GW annually of electricity, uses state-of-the-art General Electric turbines. continue reading »