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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 »

Cast of “Orange is the New Black” Promotes Series in Mexico

Cast of “Orange is the New Black” Promotes Series in Mexico

Part of the cast of the popular U.S. television series "Orange Is the New Black" is visiting Mexico to promote the second season of this comedy-drama about a group of female inmates' life together and the reasons they ended up in jail. continue reading »

Farmers Warn of Drought in Pacific Region of Costa Rica

Farmers Warn of Drought in Pacific Region of Costa Rica

Costa Rica's National Agriculture and Agroindustry Chamber, or CNAA, expressed concern over the lack of rainfall in the Pacific province of Guanacaste, a prolonged dry spell attributed to the El Niño weather phenomenon that is causing losses in the agriculture, ranching and aquaculture sectors. continue reading »

U.S. Sees First Case of Chikungunya Virus in Florida

U.S. Sees First Case of Chikungunya Virus in Florida

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday said that the first case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus evidently arising in the United States has been confirmed in a person in Florida. continue reading »

Colombian Ex-Spy Chief Charged With 1989 Murder

Colombian Ex-Spy Chief Charged With 1989 Murder

A Colombian former intelligence chief has been charged in the 1989 assassination of presidential candidate Luis Carlos Galan. continue reading »

Influential Latino Senator Denounces Accelerating Deportations

Influential Latino Senator Denounces Accelerating Deportations

The influential Democrat who chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday categorically rejected any modification of the law to bypass normal procedure to accelerate the deportation of undocumented migrant children. continue reading »

Fashion Show Features Models with Disabilities in Mexico

Fashion Show Features Models with Disabilities in Mexico

About 30 people with disabilities modeled clothing designed with their physical limitations in mind at the Feria Intermoda, a fashion show in the western Mexican city of Guadalajara. continue reading »

Mob Torches Brazil Police Station, Vehicles Over Toddler’s Death

Mob Torches Brazil Police Station, Vehicles Over Toddler’s Death

A mob of people enraged over the death of a 1-year-old girl in a law-enforcement operation set fire to the police station in the northeastern Brazilian town of Amargosa and also torched 30 motorcycles and 19 other vehicles, including a bus, authorities said Thursday. continue reading »

Real Madrid, FC Barcelona Ranked Most Valuable Sports Franchises

Real Madrid, FC Barcelona Ranked Most Valuable Sports Franchises

Spanish soccer powerhouses Real Madrid and FC Barcelona ranked No. 1 and No. 2 in Forbes magazine's 2014 list of the most valuable sports franchises on the planet. continue reading »

Mexico to Receive $7 Billion Investment From Coca-Cola

Mexico to Receive $7 Billion Investment From Coca-Cola

The Coca-Cola Co. plans to invest nearly $7 billion in Mexico over the next four years, bringing total investment in the 2010-2020 period to $12.4 billion, Coca-Cola Mexico president Francisco Crespo said. continue reading »

Jennifer Lopez’s New Series Shows Latino Soccer Team’s Impact on NC Town

Jennifer Lopez’s New Series Shows Latino Soccer Team’s Impact on NC Town

The story of how a nearly all-Hispanic high school soccer team changed a conservative town in North Carolina had been brought to television by Jennifer Lopez. continue reading »

Over Half of Americans Want Legal Procedures Against Child Migrants Sped Up

Over Half of Americans Want Legal Procedures Against Child Migrants Sped Up

More than half of Americans - 53 percent - think that the legal process for reviewing the cases of undocumented Central American children who cross the country's southern border should be speeded up, whether that results in their being given asylum or deported, according to a Central Pew Research survey published Wednesday. continue reading »

Obama Administration to Transfer 6 Guantanamo Prisoners to Uruguay

Obama Administration to Transfer 6 Guantanamo Prisoners to Uruguay

President Barack Obama's administration has discretely notified Congress of its intention to transfer to Uruguay six prisoners from the U.S. base in Guantanamo, Cuba, a State Department source told Efe on Wednesday. continue reading »

Costa Rican Police Release 4 Nicaraguans Suspected of Raping U.S. Tourist

Costa Rican Police Release 4 Nicaraguans Suspected of Raping U.S. Tourist

Four Nicaraguans suspected of raping a U.S. tourist in northern Costa Rica were released Wednesday after the 19-year-old victim declined to witness a lineup, authorities said Wednesday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Godson of El Chapo Captured with Kilo of Cocaine

Blog del Narco: Godson of El Chapo Captured with Kilo of Cocaine

Federal authorities and the Ministry of National Defense (Department of Defense) are insisting that they have arrested Damaso Lopez Jr., aka the "Mini Lic." He is the son of Damaso Lopez Nunez, known as "The Bachelor" and godson of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. continue reading »