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By Latina Staff | 02/26/2014 - 13:48
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman became Mexico's top drug kingpin in 2003. Known as the CEO of the Sinaloa cartel, El Chapo is the world's most powerful drug trafficker. He was long considered mythical-like because no one could track him down. That was until this past weekend when Mexican and U.S. authorities came together and captured the infamous drug lord.
By Fox News Latino | 02/26/2014 - 13:38
Ricky Martin is not one to shy away from offering messages of support and peace to his fans around the world. The latest example has time dedicating a message to Venezuela during his recent appearance at the international music festival in Viña del Mar, Chile.
“A lot of love for Venezuela; Venezuelans, I love you,” the Puerto Rican superstar said at the festival’s kickoff event this weekend.
By Latina Staff | 02/25/2014 - 12:30
Sigh. Will they ever learn?
Even after a Penn State sorority was shut down because of a photo they posted in which they dressed up in sombreros and mustaches to resemble Mexicans, a sorority at Columbia still doesn't seem to realize just how offensive these types of photos can be.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 02/25/2014 - 10:37
A new bill proposed by California state Sen. Ricardo Lara could bring an end to Proposition 227, a law passed in 1998 which bans most bilingual education in California schools and requires students learn English by being taught in English only.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 02/25/2014 - 09:58
Ariel Castro's victims -- Gina DeJesus, Michelle Knight and Amanda Berry -- publicly reunited for the first time on Monday night.
According to Fox News Latino, the three women who endured a decade-long amount of torture at the hands of Castro, were honored with Gov. John Kasich's annual courage awards.
By Latina Staff | 02/24/2014 - 12:13
Sick and tired of the economic crisis, food shortage, infringement on free speech and increased insecurity; hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators came together last week in Venezuela to protest over their current situation.
By Latina Staff | 02/24/2014 - 09:52
Army Veteran Santiago Erevia is one of 24 veterans who served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam, and will receive the U.S. military's highest honor next month.
The Huffington Post reports that the 68-year-old former sergeant has been cited for his courage during a search and clear mission near Tam Ky, South Vietnam, on May 21, 1969, and will be recognized at a March 18 ceremony with a Medal of Honor.
By Latina Staff | 02/24/2014 - 09:12
A raid early Saturday morning in the Mexican Pacific beach resort town of Mazatlan lead to the capture of one of the world's most wanted drug lords, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
By Samantha Leal | 02/21/2014 - 12:20
Well, this took a turn. A woman in South Carolina walked into a county jail to report a crime, and instead was charged with one herself -- a warrant was issued nine years ago concerning a movie she failed to return after renting. The movie? Monster-in-Law, starring Jennifer Lopez.
By Samantha Leal | 02/20/2014 - 09:31
Well, that escalated quickly. The Mexican state of Sonora has put a ban on 61 names for children, reports the Associated Press. Two of the names? Facebook and Circumcision. But here's the crazy part: since state officials can only ban names that have been found in official registries, it means that somewhere out there there's at least one child named Facebook, and one child named Circumcision.