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Gunmen Attack Sandinista Bus Caravans Killing 5, Wounding 25 in Nicaragua

Gunmen Attack Sandinista Bus Caravans Killing 5, Wounding 25 in Nicaragua

At least five people died and 25 others were wounded in attacks staged by unknown gunmen on caravans of buses carrying hundreds of Sandinista supporters, authorities of that Nicaraguan party said Sunday. continue reading »

48-Year-Old Spanish Climber Falls to His Death in French Pyrenees

48-Year-Old Spanish Climber Falls to His Death in French Pyrenees

A 48-year-old Spanish climber "from the Barcelona region" died on the weekend in a fall in the French Pyrenees while he was climbing along a route near the international border on the mountain known as Pic d'Estats, the French Gendarmerie, or militarized police, reported Sunday. continue reading »

Venezuelan Mayor from Opposition Party Stabbed to Death

Venezuelan Mayor from Opposition Party Stabbed to Death

Enrique Franceschi, the mayor of the city of Arismendi Rio Caribe, was stabbed to death on Sunday, Venezuelan prosecutors said. continue reading »

Brazilian Construction Mogul Norberto Odebrecht Dies, Age 93

Brazilian Construction Mogul Norberto Odebrecht Dies, Age 93

Norberto Odebrecht, an engineer who founded one of Brazil's largest construction companies, died in Salvador, the capital of Bahia state, Odebrecht Group representatives told the press Sunday. He was 93. continue reading »

Deputy P.M. Meets with Spanish Business Leaders in Peru

Deputy P.M. Meets with Spanish Business Leaders in Peru

Spanish Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria had a working breakfast Sunday with top Spanish business leaders in Peru, one of the most attractive destinations for Spanish investment. continue reading »

Basque Terrorists: Logistics, Military Wings Dismantled

Basque Terrorists: Logistics, Military Wings Dismantled

The Basque terrorist group ETA "has carried out the dismantling of the logistics and operational structures related to the armed struggle," the Naiz.info Web site, the online version of the independent Basque newspaper Gara, reported Sunday, citing a statement from the organization. continue reading »

Mexico Rescues 13 Cuban Migrants on High Seas

Mexico Rescues 13 Cuban Migrants on High Seas

Immigration service officers allowed 13 Cuban migrants rescued on the high seas to be brought ashore in the Mexican Gulf state of Veracruz for humanitarian reasons, National Migration Institute, or INM, spokesmen said. continue reading »

Eva Longoria Hosts Charity Events While on Vacation in Spain

Eva Longoria Hosts Charity Events While on Vacation in Spain

Eva Longoria organized two events this weekend for the Global Gift foundation in the southern Spanish resort city of Marbella, where the actress is vacationing with relatives. continue reading »

Cuba Welcomes Dali Exhibit For First Time

Cuba Welcomes Dali Exhibit For First Time

A selection of works by Salvador Dali (1904-1989) will be shown in Cuba for the first time in the "Memories of Surrealism" exhibition, which will open at the National Museum of Fine Arts in Havana on July 24, local media said. continue reading »

Chinese President Hails Strong Relations with Argentina

Chinese President Hails Strong Relations with Argentina

Chinese President Xi Jinping hailed his country's strong bilateral relations with Argentina a day after signing currency-swap and power- and rail-financing deals with counterpart Cristina Fernandez. continue reading »

Baby Suffering From Chikungunya Symptoms Dies in D.R.

Baby Suffering From Chikungunya Symptoms Dies in D.R.

A baby just one-and a-half months old died after being kept 11 days in a pediatric hospital in the northern Dominican city of Santiago with symptoms of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus, his family said Saturday. continue reading »

Mobile Technologies Boost Productivity in Hispanic-Owned Businesses

Mobile Technologies Boost Productivity in Hispanic-Owned Businesses

Mobile technologies are helping Hispanic-owned businesses improve productivity, client service and communications with employees, the president of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce said. continue reading »

Border Patrol Sees Drop in Number of Unaccompanied Minors Crossing the Border

Border Patrol Sees Drop in Number of Unaccompanied Minors Crossing the Border

U.S. border authorities have recorded over the past two weeks a significant drop in the number of unaccompanied Central American children crossing the southern border into the United States, a welcome easing of the humanitarian crisis caused by the flood of youngsters arriving in the country in recent months. continue reading »

Antonio Banderas Takes Part in Peruvian Religious Festival

Antonio Banderas Takes Part in Peruvian Religious Festival

Spanish actor Antonio Banderas has been visiting the Peruvian city of Cuzco this week, from where he went to take part in a famous religious festival of region and on Friday was expected to walk the Inca Trail to the citadel of Machu Picchu. continue reading »

Robbers Carrying Toy Guns Killed in El Salvador

Robbers Carrying Toy Guns Killed in El Salvador

Two gang members carrying what turned out to be toy guns were fatally shot Friday while trying to rob passengers on a bus, Salvadoran authorities. continue reading »