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October 2013 Archives

Mexican Senators to Debate Energy Industry Reforms

Mexican Senators to Debate Energy Industry Reforms

Energy Secretary Pedro Joaquin Coldwell said he was confident that the Senate would work its way through the three energy industry reform proposals and approve a far-reaching bill. continue reading »

LISTEN - Alejandro and Vicente Fernandez Sing “Me Olvide de Vivir” (VIDEO)

LISTEN - Alejandro and Vicente Fernandez Sing “Me Olvide de Vivir” (VIDEO)

Earlier this year, Alejandro Fernandez successfully released his latest album Confidencias. The first single and video from the album was his duet with Christina Aguilera, "Hoy Tengo Ganas de Ti," but it is this week's release that really has people excited. continue reading »

Check Out Cristiano Ronaldo’s 2013 Nike Commercials (VIDEO)

Check Out Cristiano Ronaldo’s 2013 Nike Commercials (VIDEO)

Earlier this week Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo shared a bit of his spots for Nike. The clips splice together footage of 28-year-old fancy foot work and viral videos and/or memes. continue reading »

Mexican Clowns Protest Violence, Crime

Mexican Clowns Protest Violence, Crime

Several hundred clowns from across the Americas attending the 18th International Clown Convention took to the streets of Mexico City to call for an end to violence and protest organized crime groups' use of disguises to rob and murder people. continue reading »

Opening Acts for Demi Lovato’s 2014 Tour Revealed

Opening Acts for Demi Lovato’s 2014 Tour Revealed

During an interview with MTV this week, "Miss Movin' On" singers Fifth Harmony revealed they would be one of the opening acts for Demi Lovato's Neon Lights Tour. continue reading »

Obama Stresses Importance of Immigration Reform

Obama Stresses Importance of Immigration Reform

The United States needs to fix its broken immigration system this year, President Barack Obama said Thursday. continue reading »

Selena Gomez Shares What She Finds Sexy (VIDEO)

Selena Gomez Shares What She Finds Sexy (VIDEO)

While admitting to fans that she has been told she is "not sexy enough," Selena Gomez revealed what she does find sexy. "Each and every one of you are made to be wh continue reading »

Peru to Take Action Against Dolphin Slaughterers

Peru to Take Action Against Dolphin Slaughterers

Only a few "bad individuals" are involved in the slaughter of dolphins documented by an environmental group that alleged that up to 15,000 of the marine mammals are being killed for their meat each year in Peru, Deputy Fishing Minister Paul Phumpiu said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: “The Horse” Founder of Tijuana Cartel Captured

Blog del Narco: “The Horse” Founder of Tijuana Cartel Captured

One of the founders of the once dreaded "Tijuana Cartel" was finally captured. Manuel Aguirre Galindo, alias "El Caballo", who since 2003 has had an arrest warrant for extradition to the United States. continue reading »

Spanish Singer Manolo Escobar Passes Away, Age 82

Spanish Singer Manolo Escobar Passes Away, Age 82

Singer Manolo Escobar died Thursday at his home in Benidorm, the city in southeastern Spain where he had been hospitalized recently for treatment of cancer, sources close to his family told Efe. He was 82. continue reading »

Christian Bach Joins Son Sebastian Zurita For First Time in Telenovela

Christian Bach Joins Son Sebastian Zurita For First Time in Telenovela

Argentina actress Christian Bach and her actor son, Sebastian Zurita, will share the screen for the first time in the new telenovela "La Impostora," Telemundo Studios said. continue reading »

ArtBo Festival to Showcase 65 Galleries in Colombia

ArtBo Festival to Showcase 65 Galleries in Colombia

The 9th Bogota International Art Fair, or ArtBo, Colombia's largest art festival, will open its doors to the public on Friday, showcasing the holdings of 65 galleries from 21 countries. continue reading »

Gol Airlines Makes World’s First Commercial Airline Flight Using Biofuel

Gol Airlines Makes World’s First Commercial Airline Flight Using Biofuel

Gol airlines said one of its planes covered the Sao Paulo-Brasilia route using biofuel, a first for Brazil's aviation industry. The flight took place on Wednesday to mark Day of the Aviator in the South American country. continue reading »

Vicente Fox Calls Out Felipe Calderon Over Mexico’s Drug War

Vicente Fox Calls Out Felipe Calderon Over Mexico’s Drug War

Legalization of drugs would end the gangland violence that has cost tens of thousands of lives in Mexico, former President Vicente Fox said, blaming successor Felipe Calderon for the carnage. continue reading »

Nearly 1 Ton of Cocaine Confiscated in Guatemala

Nearly 1 Ton of Cocaine Confiscated in Guatemala

Guatemalan security forces confiscated almost a ton of cocaine during an operation in the Caribbean coastal province of Izabal, authorities said Wednesday. continue reading »