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July 2013 Archives

Bus-Truck Collisoin Leaves 14 Dead and 33 Injured in Venezuela

Bus-Truck Collisoin Leaves 14 Dead and 33 Injured in Venezuela

At least 14 people died and 33 others were injured Wednesday in a head-on crash between a bus and a truck in the central Venezuelan state of Guarico, the Civil Protection Service reported. continue reading »

FARC Bomb Kills Soldier in Colombia

FARC Bomb Kills Soldier in Colombia

One soldier died and one other was wounded Tuesday when a bomb exploded near the airport of the southwestern port city of Tumaco, the Colombian military said. continue reading »

In Cuba Over 50 Poisoned After Drinking Wood Alcohol, 7 Die

In Cuba Over 50 Poisoned After Drinking Wood Alcohol, 7 Die

Seven people died this week and 46 others were poisoned after drinking methyl, or wood, alcohol sold illegally in a Havana neighborhood, state-run television said Wednesday. continue reading »

HORRIBLE: Texas Man Accused of Raping Three-Year-Old Boy

HORRIBLE: Texas Man Accused of Raping Three-Year-Old Boy

A 29-year-old man in Texas has been arrested on suspicion of raping a toddler . Last week, Eleazar Resendez III was arrested by Harlingen police after an investigation which began in January, revealed him as a suspect the unthinkable rape of a 3-year-old boy. continue reading »

California News Anchor Facing Public-Intoxication Charges

California News Anchor Facing Public-Intoxication Charges

A California news anchor is facing public-intoxication charges mere months after her disappearance sparked an extensive search. On Monday, Paula Lopez of KEYT News was arrested near her home in Santa continue reading »

Moroccan King Releases 48 Imprisoned Spaniards At Request of King Juan Carlos

Moroccan King Releases 48 Imprisoned Spaniards At Request of King Juan Carlos

King Mohammed VI on Tuesday ordered the release of 48 Spanish citizens imprisoned in Morocco in response to the request that Spain's King Juan Carlos made of him during the latter's recent visit to Rabat, the palace said. continue reading »

Narco News: Zetas Cartel hit Gulf Cartel Prisoners During Drug Raid in Cancun Prison

Narco News: Zetas Cartel hit Gulf Cartel Prisoners During Drug Raid in Cancun Prison

Nine prisoners of the Gulf cartel -including Hector El Diablo Cacique excabecilla-were injured after the State Preventive Police (PEP) in an operation find hidden drugs in the prison. Los Zetas members confined in another section of the prison were mistakingly mixed with the rival cartels during the search. continue reading »

JUST IN:  George Zimmerman Stopped for Speeding in Texas, Admits to Gun in Car

JUST IN:  George Zimmerman Stopped for Speeding in Texas, Admits to Gun in Car

George Zimmerman was reportedly stopped for speeding this past Sunday in Forney, Texas and released with a warning. Zimmerman, 29, did admit to carrying a gun in his car’s glove compartment. continue reading »

‘Devious Maids’ Actress Roselyn Sanchez Creates Foundation to Help Animals & Kids

‘Devious Maids’ Actress Roselyn Sanchez Creates Foundation to Help Animals & Kids

Puerto Rican actress Roselyn Sanchez has created a foundation, RS Events for Life, for the purpose of collecting funds to help children and animals, her publicist said Monday. continue reading »

Rep. Luis Gutierrez:  44,000 Will be Deported During Congressional Recess

Rep. Luis Gutierrez:  44,000 Will be Deported During Congressional Recess

Luis Gutierrez, the Democratic Congressman from Illinois, left his Congressional with a powerful message before they head to summer recess: continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Gets 10 Years Probation After Luring 7th-Grader to Motel

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Gets 10 Years Probation After Luring 7th-Grader to Motel

After allegedly having sex with a child still in middle school, a Texas man was sentenced to 10 years probation. Jeremy Andrew Martinez, 22, was charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child continue reading »

Spanish Train Driver Was on Phone Just Before Deadly Crash

Spanish Train Driver Was on Phone Just Before Deadly Crash

The driver facing charges for last week's deadly train crash in northwestern Spain was on the telephone to railway management shortly before the accident, a court said Tuesday, citing data from the train's black boxes. continue reading »

The Immigration Debate Could Use a Healthy Dose of Facts

The Immigration Debate Could Use a Healthy Dose of Facts

Immigration is sure to be a hot topic when Members of Congress meet their constituents face-to-face during the upcoming summer recess. The full Senate has passed a comprehensive immigration reform bill that includes a continue reading »

The Hills’ Most Beautiful Latinos

The Hills’ Most Beautiful Latinos

Recently, The Hill released its annual "50 Most Beautiful People" ranking. In its tenth year, the list highlights a variety of political insiders from all political parties. continue reading »

New Bird Species Found in Andes Region of Peru

New Bird Species Found in Andes Region of Peru

Ornithologists and bird enthusiast are celebrating the discovery of a song-filled new bird species found in the Andes region of central Peru. continue reading »