Piri Thomas
Iconic Author Piri Thomas Dies at 83
By Adriana Rivera | 10/20/2011 - 15:00

Piri Thomas, the Puerto Rican writer whose birth name was John Peter Thomas, died in his home on Monday, Oct. 17 at the age of 83 due to complications from pneumonia, according to The New York Times.


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Richard Chavez
United Farm Workers Founder Richard Chavez Dead at 81
By Adriana Rivera | 07/28/2011 - 14:45

Richard Chavez, one of the founders of the United Farm Workers (UFW), died Wednesday at the age of 81 due to complications from surgery at Bakersfield Hospital.

Chavez was born in November 1929 at his family’s farm near Yuma, Ariz. And became a migrant farm worker during the Great Depression. In the early 1960s, he left farm work to help his brother Cesar Chavez organize a union for farm workers.


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Colombian salsa legend Joe Arroyo dies
Colombian Salsa Legend Joe Arroyo Dies
By Amaris Castillo | 07/26/2011 - 12:30

Colombian salsa legend Joe Arroyo died this morning. The singer, known for blending salsa with other sounds such as merengue and soca, was 55. According to CNN, Arroyo, whose real name was Álvaro José Arroyo, had been hospitalized since last month at a clinic in Baranquilla, Colombia for a variety of ailments.


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Thalia
Thalia Back to Work In Spite of Baby Blues
By Mariela Rosario | 07/14/2011 - 11:30

Thalía is still mourning the loss of her mother Yolanda Miranda, who died from heart disease on May 27, but Thalía’s new son Matthew Alejandro Mottola seems to to be pushing her forward.

Thalia Welcomes Second Baby!


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Thalia
Thalia's Emotional Roller Coaster
By Amaris Castillo | 06/28/2011 - 11:00

Since the death of her mother last month, Thalia has shared intimate details of her life via Twitter through personal photos and Tweets about her grief and happiness.  The Mexican singer/actress’ most recent outpouring was about the death of her mother, Yolanda Miranda, and birth of her son, Matthew Alejandro Mottola


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Thalia Mother's Funeral
Thalía’s Last Words to her Mother
By Amaris Castillo | 06/03/2011 - 15:24

It has been a week since the sudden death of Thalía’s mother, Yolanda Miranda, and the famous Sodi family has received an outpour of support from friends, family, and fans.  Shortly after her mother was laid to rest earlier this week in Ferncliff Cemetery in New York, the Mexican singer Tweeted her final words: “With much pain, we say goodbye to Yolanda Miranda Mange at her resting place.  We fulfil


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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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Paulina Rubio Speaks Out About her Father's Death
Paulina Rubio Speaks Out About her Father's Death
By Mariela Rosario | 01/14/2011 - 11:33

Paulina Rubio took some time to talk to her fans via Twitter for the first time since the tragic and sudden passing of her father Enrique earlier this week.

"I am sad, my father is not physically here with me but his soul lives in me!" she wrote, sharing an honest message about her pain, but also showing a glimmer of hope and faith.


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Paulina Rubio's Father Passes Away
Paulina Rubio's Father Passes Away
By Mariela Rosario | 01/12/2011 - 09:30

Paulina Rubio has survived an emotional roller coaster these last few months. First, she welcomed a son into the world in November after a complicated delivery that forced her to abandon her home birthing plan. In the end, everything was fine and she gave birth to a healthy baby boy named Andrea.


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Two Chilean Miners Killed in Accidental Blast
Two Chilean Miners Killed in Accidental Blast
By Mariela Rosario | 11/09/2010 - 08:50

Two miners were killed and a third critically injured when an accidental explosion ripped through a copper and gold mine in Chile—not far from where the heroic rescue of 33 Chilean miners occurred just weeks ago.

The miners were working in a new mine called Los Reyes, just 30 miles away from Copiapo. The San Jose mine where the 33 were saved is on the outskirts of Copiapo.


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