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Who Speaks Spanish Best? by Raul Guerrero

Who Speaks Spanish Best? by Raul Guerrero

Are Spain, Latin America and Hispanic US, paraphrasing Oscar Wilde, worlds separated by the same language? Argentinos and uruguayos pronounce ll, y and g as English speakers do the sh in she, and some bolivianos and ecuatorianos pronounce the ll as the l in Leonor, while other Spanish-speakers do as the y in yo-yo. continue reading »

Shakira And Ronaldo Top 2012 Latino Social Media Ranking

Shakira And Ronaldo Top 2012 Latino Social Media Ranking

@Plus_Three, the leading online marketing firm for Hispanic causes and organizations, today released its 2012 Latino Social Media Ranking (#2012LatinoRanking) analysis. continue reading »

Ship Named After Prominent Civil Rights Activist Cesar Chavez to be Christened by US Navy

Ship Named After Prominent Civil Rights Activist Cesar Chavez to be Christened by US Navy

The Navy will christen and launch the dry cargo/ammunition ship the USNS Cesar Chavez, Saturday, May 5, 2012, during a 7:30 p.m. PDT ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego. continue reading »

Health Officials in Chile Suspected of Embezzling $10 Million, Maybe More

Health Officials in Chile Suspected of Embezzling $10 Million, Maybe More

Chilean prosecutors are investigating the embezzlement of at least $10 million by health service officials in the capital region, Health Minister Jaime MaƱalich said Thursday. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Chilean Suspected for Killing Boss and Associate with Wooden Mop

LATINO BLOTTER: Chilean Suspected for Killing Boss and Associate with Wooden Mop

Jose Rojas (43), a native Chilean, and the prime suspect in a double homicide in Coral Gables, Florida confessed his plans to kidnap and extort the victims. continue reading »

18 People Indicted Including Chilean Mayor, 6 City Council and Charged with Corruption

18 People Indicted Including Chilean Mayor, 6 City Council and Charged with Corruption

The mayor of the northern Chilean city of Arica, six councilors and local business leaders were among 18 people indicted Thursday for conspiracy to embezzle public money. Judge Sara Pizarro ordered 16 of the 18 defendants, including Mayor Waldo Sankan, held pending trial. continue reading »

Underwear Thief Arrested in Chile, Sexually Abused Women to Get their Panties

Underwear Thief Arrested in Chile, Sexually Abused Women to Get their Panties

Chilean police arrested a student who assaulted women in order to steal their underwear, who according to officials had accumulated over 500 pairs of panties. continue reading »

Julio Iglesias Kicks Off Latest Concert Tour in Chile

Julio Iglesias Kicks Off Latest Concert Tour in Chile

Spanish singer Julio Iglesias will give four concerts in Chile beginning this weekend to promote his latest album "1," part of a tour that will take him later this month to Argentina and Paraguay. The 68-year-old artist will take the stage Saturday at a well-known casino in the northern city continue reading »

Brutal Torture Killing of Gay Chilean Man Result in Calls for Anti-Discriminiation Laws

Brutal Torture Killing of Gay Chilean Man Result in Calls for Anti-Discriminiation Laws

The United Nations human rights office urged the Government of Chile to pass a law against discrimination, including on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity, following the recent killing of a young gay man in the capital, Santiago. continue reading »

Ricky Martin Dedicates GLAAD Award to Gay Chilean Man Hospitalized After Homophobic Attack

Ricky Martin Dedicates GLAAD Award to Gay Chilean Man Hospitalized After Homophobic Attack

Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin dedicated a prize he received from the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation to a Chilean gay man who is in critical condition after being brutally attacked by a group of neo-Nazis. continue reading »

5.3 Earthquake Rattles Chile This Weekend, No Deaths or Damage Reported

5.3 Earthquake Rattles Chile This Weekend, No Deaths or Damage Reported

A magnitude-5.3 earthquake rattled central Chile before dawn without any victims, material damage or interruption of basic services reported. continue reading »

Anonymous Hackers Caught in Latin America

Anonymous Hackers Caught in Latin America

Interpol (The International Criminal Police Organization) carried out an investigation against Anonymous that led to 10 arrests in Argentina and another 15 in other countries. continue reading »

Don Francisco Now Has His Own Hollywood Star

Don Francisco Now Has His Own Hollywood Star

Don Francisco receives a Hollywood Star and honors from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences tonight and in the same year 'Sabado Gigante' celebrates its 50th year on air. continue reading »

Search for Missing Plane in Chile Continues

Search for Missing Plane in Chile Continues

Search for Chilean plane that went missing this past Thursday during a routine flight from Melinka to Quellon will continue for another seven days according to state officials. continue reading »

Search Continues for Brazilian Tourist Lost in Villarrica Volcano

Search Continues for Brazilian Tourist Lost in Villarrica Volcano

Around 50 troops of "Socorro Andino, the "GOPE de Carbineros", guides from "Conaf", and private companies have all continued the search for Felipe Santos, a 21 year old Brazilian tourist lost in the volcano "Villarricca". continue reading »