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November 2013 Archives

Singing Icon Vicente Fernandez Releases Biography “Pero Sigo Siendo el Rey”

Singing Icon Vicente Fernandez Releases Biography “Pero Sigo Siendo el Rey”

The idol of Mexican ranchera music Vicente Fernandez has presented a biography entitled "Pero Sigo Siendo el Rey," illustrated with more than 200 previously unpublished photos. continue reading »

Hispanic Fans of the National Football League Can View Games in Spanish incl. SuperBowl

Hispanic Fans of the National Football League Can View Games in Spanish incl. SuperBowl

Hispanic fans of the National Football League will be able to see games in Spanish starting on Thanksgiving Day, including the Super Bowl next January, Fox Deportes announced Wednesday. The network reported that it has come to a two-year agreement with the NFL to broadcast the league's football action, and the Spanish coverage of the games will begin on Thursday when the Green Bay Packers face off against the Detroit Lions. continue reading »

Talking Turkey in Peru

Talking Turkey in Peru

The holidays have arrived here in the U.S., and that means a lot of turkey has and will be served up in the coming weeks. The same holds true for a lot of nations, including Perú, which will consume two million turkeys during the holidays, its Agriculture Ministry said. continue reading »

Gloria and Emilio Estefan Continue Tradition of Sharing Thanksgiving Meal with Homeless

Gloria and Emilio Estefan Continue Tradition of Sharing Thanksgiving Meal with Homeless

Singer Gloria Estefan and her husband, producer Emilio Estefan, once again offered a beneficent Thanksgiving dinner at their Bongos Cuban Cafe that was attended by about 1,000 mostly homeless people. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Cartel Kingpin’s US Born Son Caught Smuggling Meth Pleads Not Guilty

Blog del Narco: Cartel Kingpin’s US Born Son Caught Smuggling Meth Pleads Not Guilty

Serafin Zambada Ortiz, the son of Mexican drug lord Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada, entered a plea of not guilty to drug charges in federal court in San Diego. The 23-year-old Zambada Ortiz, who is a U.S. citizen and was arrested last week in Arizona, appeared before federal Judge Karen Crawford on Wednesday. continue reading »

Lucero’s Newest Album Retrospective on 33 Year Career

Lucero’s Newest Album Retrospective on 33 Year Career

Mexican singer Lucero says her newly released live album provides a look back at her 33 years in the music business and contains all her best-loved recordings since she first took the stage as a young girl. continue reading »

Undocumented Immigrants Suffer Abuse at Nevada Detention Center

Undocumented Immigrants Suffer Abuse at Nevada Detention Center

Undocumented immigrants held at Nevada's Henderson Detention Center suffer frequent verbal abuse and do not receive adequate legal assistance, a new report says. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: How Are We Shopping For Online Holiday Deals?

INFOGRAPHIC: How Are We Shopping For Online Holiday Deals?

The Nielsen company recently released an infographic looking at the differences in shopping patters across various multicultural consumers. continue reading »

Venezuela’s Youth Orchestras System to Train 100,000 Youth Before 2014

Venezuela’s Youth Orchestras System to Train 100,000 Youth Before 2014

Venezuela's higly praised National System of Youth and Children's Orchestras will add 100,000 young people to its rolls before the end of this year, joining the 400,000 youths already registered in the program, system founder Jose Antonio Abreu said. continue reading »

Mexico Launches Programs to Help Small to Mid-Sizes Businesses

Mexico Launches Programs to Help Small to Mid-Sizes Businesses

The government has created a program to help small- and mid-sized businesses become suppliers to the public sector, Mexican Finance Secretary Luis Videgaray said. continue reading »

3 Die During Construction Accident at World Cup Stadium in Brazil

3 Die During Construction Accident at World Cup Stadium in Brazil

A crane accident Wednesday at this Brazilian metropolis' Arena Corinthians stadium, which will host the opening match of the 2014 World Cup, caused part of the roof to collapse and left three construction workers dead, officials said. continue reading »

Ecuador Abuzz: Await Birth of Condor via Zoo Webcam

Ecuador Abuzz: Await Birth of Condor via Zoo Webcam

Thousands of people are gazing at an online video feed or watching in person on a screen at Guayllabamba zoo in the Ecuadorian capital so as not to miss the moment when the sixth offspring of condor couple Auki and Kawsay emerges from its shell. continue reading »

Thugs Attack Central American Migrants, 2 Die When Thrown from “La Bestia” Train

Thugs Attack Central American Migrants, 2 Die When Thrown from “La Bestia” Train

Two Central American migrants headed for the United States were killed and a third was injured when criminals threw them off the freight train they were riding in the Mexican Gulf state of Veracruz, officials said. continue reading »

Argentine Prostitutes Protest in Front of Argentine Parliament

Argentine Prostitutes Protest in Front of Argentine Parliament

A group of Argentine prostitutes on Tuesday held a "breast party" in front of Parliament in this capital to demand the approval of a law regulating sexual self-employment. continue reading »

Nicaragua Allows U.S., Russian Anti-Drug Operations in Territorial Waters

Nicaragua Allows U.S., Russian Anti-Drug Operations in Territorial Waters

Nicaragua's congress authorized Tuesday the entry of U.S. and Russian military units for anti-drug operations in the nation's territorial waters, which were expanded a year ago by a decision of the International Court of Justice. continue reading »