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Sleeping Bus Driver May Be to Blame for Peruvian Crash That Kills 19

Sleeping Bus Driver May Be to Blame for Peruvian Crash That Kills 19

Nineteen people were killed and seven others injured when a bus plunged into a ravine in the northern province of Chachapoyas, Peru's National Police told Efe on Friday. continue reading »

Scientists Believe Starvation May Be the Cause of Mass Bird Deaths Along Peru Shores

Scientists Believe Starvation May Be the Cause of Mass Bird Deaths Along Peru Shores

Scientists believe that the mass seabird deaths in Peru are a result of starvation due to disrupted fish distribution patterns along Peru and Chile’s coasts. continue reading »

Peru’s Defense, Interior Ministers Resign After Military Operation Results in 10 Soldier Deaths

Peru’s Defense, Interior Ministers Resign After Military Operation Results in 10 Soldier Deaths

Peru's defense and interior ministers resigned Thursday as Congress prepared a motion to censure the government for a military operation that resulted in the deaths of 10 soldiers and police, the office of the Cabinet chief said. continue reading »

Experts Say Gay Marriage Will Not Alienate Hispanic Voters

Experts Say Gay Marriage Will Not Alienate Hispanic Voters

The historic and politically risky announcement by President Barack Obama supporting same-sex marriage comes at a time when the largely Catholic Hispanic community is also evolving its opinion on the matter, experts consulted on the subject on Thursday told Efe. continue reading »

Eva Mendes Disproves Early Hollywood Critics

Eva Mendes Disproves Early Hollywood Critics

Hispanic film star Eva Mendes is proud of her career after many initially said of her that her look was not "commercial," she told Efe at the U.S. screening of the comedy "Girl in Progress." continue reading »

Gloria Estefan to Appear on “Glee” Season Finale

Gloria Estefan to Appear on “Glee” Season Finale

Cuban American singer Gloria Estefan confirmed Wednesday, via Twitter, her upcoming participation in the successful musical television series "Glee" in the role of the mother of Cheerio Santana, played by Naya Rivera. continue reading »

New Accusations of Discrimination Against Latinos in North Carolina School District

New Accusations of Discrimination Against Latinos in North Carolina School District

A North Carolina school system is defending itself against the accusations of two civil rights defense groups that it discriminates against the families of Hispanic students by not providing information in Spanish. continue reading »

Peruvian Fighting Out of New Zealand Dies 32 Seconds into First Fight

Peruvian Fighting Out of New Zealand Dies 32 Seconds into First Fight

A Peruvian kickboxer fighting out of New Zealand died after he dropped to the mat during his debut bout in Tahiti. Kickboxer Willman Rodriguez Gomez’s family is devastated after the 29-year-old collapsed ju continue reading »

Peru’s No. 1 Export is Now Gold, Totaling $2.57 billion in Year’s First Quarter

Peru’s No. 1 Export is Now Gold, Totaling $2.57 billion in Year’s First Quarter

Peru's gold sales totaled $2.57 billion in the first quarter of this year, making the commodity the country's top export, the National Mining, Petroleum and Energy Society, or SNMPE, said. continue reading »

Jilted Peruvian Lover Extorts Webcam Nudes and Cash, Then Sends Out to Family and Friends

Jilted Peruvian Lover Extorts Webcam Nudes and Cash, Then Sends Out to Family and Friends

A Peruvian national was sentenced to six months in prison for demanding nude photographs and cash from a South American woman after she ended their online relationship. continue reading »

Peruvian Artist Mario Testino Announces 1st Exhibition for Non-Profit Organization  ‘MATE’

Peruvian Artist Mario Testino Announces 1st Exhibition for Non-Profit Organization ‘MATE’

Peruvian artist Mario Testino has announced the opening of MATE - Asociación Mario Testino in Lima, Peru. The non-profit focuses on the photographer's work, calling it a "manifestation of his desire to contribute to the cultural heritage of Peru." continue reading »

Peru’s New Amazon Road Could Threaten Uncontacted Tribes’ Land

Peru’s New Amazon Road Could Threaten Uncontacted Tribes’ Land

Peru’s Congress is about to approve a highly controversial road that will divide the Madre de Dios Reserve, where at least two uncontacted tribes live. continue reading »

Peru Recognizes Grammy Winner Tania Libertad for 50-year Career

Peru Recognizes Grammy Winner Tania Libertad for 50-year Career

Peruvian Foreign Minister Rafael Roncagliolo awarded the Order of Merit for Distinguished Service in the "degree of great officer" to singer Tania Libertad for her 50-year artistic career. continue reading »

Supermodel Bar Refaeli Bares All For Her Lingerie Line

Supermodel Bar Refaeli Bares All For Her Lingerie Line

Bar Refaeli is completely naked in a new ad campaign for her underwear company, Under.Me. continue reading »

Univision Stations Are Most Watched Local Newscasts in the Country

Univision Stations Are Most Watched Local Newscasts in the Country

Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America, today announced that for the second consecutive sweep month, its owned-and-operated (O&O) television stations in Los Angeles and New York led all other stations in the country with the most watched early and late local newscasts, among Adults 18-34 and 18-49, regardless of language. continue reading »