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August 2013 Archives

Colombian Students Protest Spending on Education, Support for Farmers

Colombian Students Protest Spending on Education, Support for Farmers

Thousands of students took to the streets of the Colombian capital on Thursday to show support for a general strike in the farm sector and demand more investment in education. continue reading »

Kristen Stewart Poses for New Ad for Florabotanica Fragrance from Balenciaga

Kristen Stewart Poses for New Ad for Florabotanica Fragrance from Balenciaga

Last year, Kristen Stewart was announced as the new face of Balenciaga's Florabotanica fragrance. This week, a new ad featuring the American actress was debuted. Stewart is photographed topless, but with her back to the came continue reading »

Restaurant Seen in “Breaking Bad” Sees Increase in Guacamole Sales Thanks to Show

Restaurant Seen in “Breaking Bad” Sees Increase in Guacamole Sales Thanks to Show

Last Sunday's episode of the hit AMC drama "Breaking Bad" featured a tense scene between characters at a Mexican restaurant. During the scene, a waiter keeps interrupting their conversation to talk about guacamole. Now, thanks to that episode, the real life restaurant has seen a dramatic increase in their guacamole sales. continue reading »

Soledad Mexia: Oldest Person Born in Mexico, Oldest Person Living in California Dies at 114

Soledad Mexia: Oldest Person Born in Mexico, Oldest Person Living in California Dies at 114

According to AP the oldest person born in Mexico that was also the oldest person living in California has died at the age of 114. continue reading »

Hispanically Speaking News Recognized as a 2013 Chicago Innovation Awards Nominee

Hispanically Speaking News Recognized as a 2013 Chicago Innovation Awards Nominee

We are very proud to be amongst the 2013 Nominees for the Chicago Innovation Award! The Goal of the organization is to make Chicago a recognized hub of innovation by igniting a new narrative for our region, strengthening its economic future and building the spirit of innovation continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Heads to Third Round Following Stellar Second Round Performance

Rafael Nadal Heads to Third Round Following Stellar Second Round Performance

Spain's Rafael Nadal brought his "A" game to the table in second-round action at the U.S. Open, confidently showcasing all aspects of his game in a 6-2, 6-1, 6-0 rout of Brazil's Rogerio Dutra Silva continue reading »

August 30, 2013: It’s Friday! Let’s Head to the Movies

August 30, 2013: It’s Friday! Let’s Head to the Movies

Now that the weekend is finally upon us, let's take a look at what's opening in theaters. Opening today: Instructions Not Included, Getaway, One Direction: This Is Is - Coming Soon: Riddick continue reading »

12-Year-Old Latina Girl Fighting for Spot on School’s Football Team

12-Year-Old Latina Girl Fighting for Spot on School’s Football Team

12-year-old Hailey Fuentes just wants to play football like her siblings and doesn’t understand why she can’t. continue reading »

Soccer.com Teams with Televisa for “El Chapulin Colorado” Apparel

Soccer.com Teams with Televisa for “El Chapulin Colorado” Apparel

SOCCER.COM, the biggest supplier of soccer apparel and equipment in the U.S., together with Televisa, the largest media company in the Spanish-speaking world, and Univision Communications Inc., continue reading »

Cuba’s “Cyber Points” Have Hosted Over 100,000 Customers in 3 Months

Cuba’s “Cyber Points” Have Hosted Over 100,000 Customers in 3 Months

Cuba's "cyber points," which offer public Internet access, have attracted more than 100,000 paying customers in the last three months, government daily Juventud Rebelde said Thursday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: El Chapo Underling- M10- Linked to More than 350 Murders

Blog del Narco: El Chapo Underling- M10- Linked to More than 350 Murders

A suspected Sinaloa cartel boss arrested this week is suspected in the deaths of more than 350 people, Mexican federal security spokesman Eduardo Sanchez said. Mario Nuñez Meza, alias "M10," is a suspect in at least 30 separate investigations and faces decades in prison if convicted, Sanchez told a press conference continue reading »

LABOR REPORT:  Latino Workers Continue to Face High Unemployment, Lower Wages and Uncertain Future

LABOR REPORT:  Latino Workers Continue to Face High Unemployment, Lower Wages and Uncertain Future

The AFL-CIO has just released their 2013 Report on Latinos in the workforce titled “The Elusive American Dream: Lower Wages, High Unemployment and an Uncertain Retirement for Latinos.” continue reading »

Real Madrid’s Kaka Expresses Desire to Leave Team

Real Madrid’s Kaka Expresses Desire to Leave Team

Brazilian midfielder Kaka went public in La Coruña Thursday with his desire to leave Real Madrid for another European club where he would get more playing time. continue reading »

Is Demi Lovato Really the Woman in the Nude Photos?

Is Demi Lovato Really the Woman in the Nude Photos?

Earlier this month, RadarOnline reported that they had been contacted by someone claiming to have nude photos of Demi Lovato. Though the gossip magazine stated they would not be publishing any of the photo continue reading »

Vicente Fernandez Hospitalized as He Struggles with Pulmonary Thrombosis

Vicente Fernandez Hospitalized as He Struggles with Pulmonary Thrombosis

“El Rey” of the ranchera song and one of Mexico’s most iconic singer Vicente Fernandez continues to be hospitalized as he struggles through a pulmonary thrombosis according to reports coming out of Mexico. continue reading »