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Juanes, Juan Luis Guerra Will Donate Proceeds from NY Concert to Sandy Relief

Juanes, Juan Luis Guerra Will Donate Proceeds from NY Concert to Sandy Relief

Colombian pop star Juanes and Dominican merengue icon Juan Luis Guerra said they will donate the entire box-office receipts from their Nov. 24 concert in New York to the victims of Hurricane Sandy. continue reading »

Thalia Helping Mexican Immigrants in New York After Hurricane Sandy

Thalia Helping Mexican Immigrants in New York After Hurricane Sandy

Mexican singer and actress Thalia took humanitarian aid and comfort Friday to compatriots in New York affected by Hurricane Sandy. "When I started seeing the destruction of Sandy I thought it was incredible, continue reading »

LATINO BLOTER: Father Drowns Son in Tub, Poisons Daughter with Pizza

LATINO BLOTER: Father Drowns Son in Tub, Poisons Daughter with Pizza

A New York mother is mourning and in shock after the father of her children allegedly drowned their son and poisoned their daughter on Wednesday. continue reading »

Works by Diego Rivera, Fernando Botero Lead Christie’s Upcoming Latin American Sale

Works by Diego Rivera, Fernando Botero Lead Christie’s Upcoming Latin American Sale

Christie’s Latin American Sale will take place on November 20 at 7:00 p.m. and November 21, at 10:00 a.m. This two-session sale of 300 lots total is led by significant works from some of the region’s best- known artists spanning colonial art to the present. continue reading »

Christina Aguilera Performs at Hurricane Sandy Telethon

Christina Aguilera Performs at Hurricane Sandy Telethon

Christina Aguilera and many others came together for a telethon to raise money for those affected by Hurricane Sandy. On Friday, Aguilera, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Sting, Bon Jovi continue reading »

Justice Department Warns of Disaster Fraud, Gives Tips for Donating

Justice Department Warns of Disaster Fraud, Gives Tips for Donating

The Department of Justice, the FBI, and the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) remind the public there is a potential for disaster fraud in the aftermath of a natural disaster. continue reading »

Obama Promises Necessary Aid to Hurricane Sandy’s Victims

Obama Promises Necessary Aid to Hurricane Sandy’s Victims

U.S. President Barack Obama guaranteed Saturday all necessary aid to states hit by Hurricane Sandy, which left at least 100 dead and widespread damage on the East Coast. continue reading »

Sandy Reconstruction: Latinos to the Rescue

Sandy Reconstruction: Latinos to the Rescue

I’m floored, flabbergasted. Read this: Immigrant workers, mostly Hispanics in the building trades, will flock along with others to the areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy. As in previous natural disasters, they will be an important component of any rebuilding. continue reading »

New York’s Hurricane Sandy Death Toll Rises to 41

New York’s Hurricane Sandy Death Toll Rises to 41

The number of deaths from Hurricane Sandy in New York has risen to 41, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday, warning that more victims might yet be found. continue reading »

New York City Marathon Canceled in Wake of Hurricane Sandy

New York City Marathon Canceled in Wake of Hurricane Sandy

Two days after announcing the annual New York Marathon would take place on Sunday as scheduled, Mayor Michael Bloomberg reversed course and canceled the event. continue reading »

Hurricane Sandy’s Death Toll Rises to 46 in U.S.

Hurricane Sandy’s Death Toll Rises to 46 in U.S.

Hurricane Sandy killed at least 30 people and left 8 million without electricity on the East Coast of the United States, while risk analysts said Tuesday that damage from the "super storm" could run as high as $20 billion. continue reading »

Man Has Leg Amputated, Sues New York Church After Crucifix Falls on Him

Man Has Leg Amputated, Sues New York Church After Crucifix Falls on Him

After a crucifix fell and caused him serious injury, a New York man is suing the church at which he worshipped. When David Jimenez’s wife, Delia, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer he went to Ne continue reading »

PHOTOS from Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast

Satellite view of Sandy on October 29 at 8:15 a.m. - "7PM Plymouth St & lower park areas flooded, water now breaching carousel," - doorsixteen on Instagram continue reading »

Hurricane Sandy East Coast Death Count at 35, Expected to Climb

Hurricane Sandy East Coast Death Count at 35, Expected to Climb

Hurricane Sandy killed at least 35 people and left millions of others without electricity on the East Coast of the United States, officials said Tuesday. continue reading »

Louis CK Writes Open Letter to New York Ticket Holders Ahead of Hurricane

Louis CK Writes Open Letter to New York Ticket Holders Ahead of Hurricane

Not wanting people to risk their lives to see his show in New York this past weekend, comedian Louis CK wrote and open letter to ticket holders informing him that the show had been canceled as a precaution. continue reading »