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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 »

Guatemalan Authorities Detain 8 for Seizure of Army Outpost

Guatemalan Authorities Detain 8 for Seizure of Army Outpost

On Wednesday, eight people were detained for allegedly participating in a mob’s seizure of an army outpost in northern Guatemala. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER:  Five Men Tortured and Strangled in Guatemalan Auto-Repair Shop

LATINO BLOTTER:  Five Men Tortured and Strangled in Guatemalan Auto-Repair Shop

The bodies of five strangled men were found Saturday inside an auto-repair shop on the southeast side of the Guatemalan capital, emergency workers said. continue reading »

First Ladies of Latin America Combating Number of Minor Children Immigrating Alone to Find Parents

First Ladies of Latin America Combating Number of Minor Children Immigrating Alone to Find Parents

During a conference sponsored by the United States Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, first ladies from Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala joined forces to raise awareness of the growing numbers of illegal immigration of unaccompanied children. continue reading »

Maya Priest Says World is Suffering Due to 5,200 Mayan Calendar Cycle Ending

Maya Priest Says World is Suffering Due to 5,200 Mayan Calendar Cycle Ending

The first European Maya priest, Austrian-born Omrael Norbert Muigg, said that the "chaos" the world is suffering is a consequence of the fact that in December 2012 a cycle more than 5,200 years long - according to the Maya calendar - is ending and a new age in which humanity will experience important internal changes is in the offing. continue reading »

Plane Crashes into Guatemalan Zoo Leaving Three Dead

Plane Crashes into Guatemalan Zoo Leaving Three Dead

Three passengers traveling on a plane were killed after the aircraft crashed into the maintenance area of Aurora Zoo, in Guatemala. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER:  Guatemalan Native Charged with Having Sex with Neighborhood Poodle

LATINO BLOTTER:  Guatemalan Native Charged with Having Sex with Neighborhood Poodle

In Fort Lauderdale, Florida Jenson Bolla-Sosa was arrested and charged for sexual abuse and bestiality with the neighbor's poodle, Mimi. continue reading »

Top Guatemalan Drug Trafficker Tied to Zetas Sanctioned by U.S. Treasury

Top Guatemalan Drug Trafficker Tied to Zetas Sanctioned by U.S. Treasury

The DEA today announced that the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s designated Guatemalan national Horst Walter Overdick Mejia, a critical link in the drug trade continue reading »

U.s. to Help Guatemala Create Anti-Narco Force in Country

U.s. to Help Guatemala Create Anti-Narco Force in Country

Guatemala plans to create a military unit to fight drug trafficking in the Pacific region and in San Marcos, a province on the border with Mexico, with U.S. support, Defense Minister Ulises Anzueto said. continue reading »

10K of Guatemala’s Indigenous People March to Capital City

10K of Guatemala’s Indigenous People March to Capital City

A massive march of indigenous people arrived Tuesday in the Guatemalan capital after walking more than 200 kilometers (120 miles) to demand a government settlement of a conflict over land. continue reading »

Guatemala Awaits Threatened Attacked by Zeta Narcos

Guatemala Awaits Threatened Attacked by Zeta Narcos

A banner that appeared Tuesday in front of a school in the northern Guatemalan province of Peten threatens attack on civilians if authorities in the Central American nation continue to pursue members of the Mexico-based Los Zetas drug cartel. continue reading »

US Military Says Drug Violence Spreading Through Central America

US Military Says Drug Violence Spreading Through Central America

Two high-ranking U.S. military commanders say Mexico's violent war against drug cartels has moved into other parts of Central America. Air Force General Douglas Fraser, the head of the U.S. Southern Command, told the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday continue reading »

Journalists in Guatemala Have Their Equipment stolen

A van-load of Guatemalan journalists covering President Otto Perez Molina's visit to the northern province of Baja Verapaz had their equipment stolen on Friday. continue reading »