Paco de Lucia performs at a concert in Madrid
Spanish Flamenco Guitarist Paco de Lucía Dies in Mexico
By Cristina Arreola | 02/26/2014 - 09:50

Francisco Sánchez Gómez, the legendary Spanish guitarist known as Paco de Lucía, died  in Mexico at the age of 66. 


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Simón Díaz Dead: Venezuelan Musician Dead at 85
Simón Díaz Dead: Venezuelan Musician Dead at 85
By Cristina Arreola | 02/20/2014 - 09:29

Musical legend Simón Díaz passed away early Wednesday morning, according to El Univer


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Philip Seymour Hoffman at the 2013 Venice Film Festival
Latino Celebs React To Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death
By Cristina Arreola | 02/03/2014 - 10:06

Academy Award winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead Sunday morning. The 46-year-old died of an apparent drug overdose


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Brazilian Singer Nelson Ned Dead At 66
By Cristina Arreola | 01/07/2014 - 09:55

Iconic Brazilian singer Nelson Ned is dead at the age of 66.


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Elizabeth Taylor's Love Affair with Mexico
Elizabeth Taylor's History with Mexico
By Miranda Noland | 03/23/2011 - 12:45

Elizabeth Taylor loved many things in her full life (1932-2011), including men, diamonds and Mexico. She fell in love with Mexico as much for its tropical climate as for the escape it provided her from Hollywood. She got married in Acapulco, filmed in Cuernavaca and had a home with Richard Burton in Puerto Vallarta.


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Comedian Greg Giraldo Dead of Drug Overdose
Comedian Greg Giraldo Dead of Drug Overdose
By Mariela Rosario | 09/30/2010 - 12:53

Stand-up comedian Greg Giraldo passed away yesterday after overdosing on drugs. The precise cause of death is still unclear, but Giraldo was found unconscious in a hotel room in New Brunswick, NJ on Saturday evening. He was due to perform that night at a local club.


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Marc Anthony & Christina Aguilera to Perform for Michael Jackson Tribute
By Mariela Rosario | 06/23/2010 - 13:00

This Friday, June 25th, marks the one-year anniversary of Michael Jackson's untimely death. CBS's The Early Show is celebrating the milestone with a special hour-long tribute entitled The King of Pop: One Year Later that will feature performances by Marc Anthony and Christina Aguilera. The special will air on Friday morning at 8AM EST.


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Argentine Singer Mercedes Sosa, "Voice of Latin America," Dies at 74
By Mariela Rosario | 10/05/2009 - 10:37

Argentine singer Mercedes Sosa—known as the Voice of Latin America because of her proclivity to sing about social justice—died on Sunday at the age of 74. An official announcement posted to her website said, "On this day, in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, we must inform you that Mrs. Mercedes Sosa, one of the greatest artists of Latin American popular music, has left us."


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