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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 »

Activists Head to Central America to Help Stop Child Migrants

Activists Head to Central America to Help Stop Child Migrants

The Colorado chapter of the Evangelical Immigration Table announced Friday that a group of experts flew to Central America to educate families about the dangers of sending unaccompanied children to the United States. continue reading »

Chile’s Electricity Costs Up 193% in Last 10 Years

Chile’s Electricity Costs Up 193% in Last 10 Years

Chile's electricity costs, which have risen by 193 percent over the past 10 years, are among the highest in the world, the president of the Metallurgical and Metal-Mechanics Industries Association, or Asimet, said Friday. continue reading »

Shakira Is the New Queen of Facebook

Shakira Is the New Queen of Facebook

Colombian singer Shakira became the undisputed queen of social networks this week by winning over 100 million "likes" on Facebook. continue reading »

Coalition Slams Detention of 100 Immigrant Workers in Southern Florida

Coalition Slams Detention of 100 Immigrant Workers in Southern Florida

The Florida Immigrant Coalition described as "scandalous and cruel" the detention of more than 100 undocumented immigrants during a raid in the Gulf coast city of Naples. continue reading »

Body of French Tourist Discovered in Mexico

Body of French Tourist Discovered in Mexico

DNA tests confirmed that remains found earlier this week in the southern state of Guerrero correspond to a French citizen who was reported missing in February, Mexican authorities said Friday. continue reading »

China To Invest $35 Billion in LatAm Development

China To Invest $35 Billion in LatAm Development

China has taken a key step toward closer political, economic and trade ties with Latin America, proposing a $35 billion fund to finance infrastructure and development projects. continue reading »

Acclaimed Brazilian Writer Joao Ubaldo Ribeiro Dies, Age 73

Acclaimed Brazilian Writer Joao Ubaldo Ribeiro Dies, Age 73

Award-winning Brazilian writer Joao Ubaldo Ribeiro died Friday in Rio de Janeiro, Globo television reported. He was 73. continue reading »

Plans for Cuban Exile Museum Underway in Miami

Plans for Cuban Exile Museum Underway in Miami

The Miami-Dade County Commission has approved a plan to build a museum dedicated to the Cuban exile, whose history has been linked to the city for more than half a century. continue reading »

Real Madrid Must Pay Monaco 85 Million Euros for Rodriguez Says French Daily

Real Madrid Must Pay Monaco 85 Million Euros for Rodriguez Says French Daily

AS Monaco FC is demanding that Real Madrid pay an 85-million-euro ($114.7-million) transfer fee for Colombia's James Rodriguez, a breakout star at the recently concluded World Cup in Brazil, Le Parisien reported Friday. continue reading »