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Blog del Narco: Regional Leader of Knights Templar Arrested

Blog del Narco: Regional Leader of Knights Templar Arrested

A notorious cell leader of the drug cartel "The Knights Templar" who participated in six kidnappings and killings in the city of Apatzingan in Michoacan. The capture occurred yesterday afternoon on the Playas de Tijuana, and Juan Carlos continue reading »

Texas Group Finds Most Unaccompanied Children Could Qualify for Relief

Texas Group Finds Most Unaccompanied Children Could Qualify for Relief

More than half of the unaccompanied Central American children who are in U.S. custody after crossing the U.S. border could be found eligible for relief by a U.S. immigration judge, according to an assessment by Refugee and Immigrant continue reading »

The Beach Boys Would Love to Collaborate with Bruno Mars

The Beach Boys Would Love to Collaborate with Bruno Mars

Singer Mike Love of The Beach Boys said in an interview with Efe that the legendary Southern California rock group keeps up with the changing times and would love to work with a current phenomenon like Bruno Mars though they're triple his age. continue reading »

Real Madrid Send Some of The Best to Play on Squad for U.S. Tourney

Real Madrid Send Some of The Best to Play on Squad for U.S. Tourney

Pepe, Xabi Alonso and Fabio Coentrao cut their vacations short to join the 20-man Real Madrid squad that will travel to the United States this week to take part in the Guinness International Champions Cup 2014, the club said Monday. continue reading »

5 Dead in Violent Incidents in El Salvador

5 Dead in Violent Incidents in El Salvador

A total of five people were shot to death in two separate incidents on Sunday in western El Salvador, the Attorney General's Office, or FGR, said. continue reading »

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 »