By Sugey Palomares | 04/16/2013 - 10:12
As investigations surrounding the Boston Marathon bombing continue, ABC News has confirmed that three people were killed, at least 145 people were injured and 17 of those are in critical condition. One of those killed was an 8-year-old boy. Authorities are now looking to determine who set off two bombs at Boylston Street yesterday afternoon.
By Latina Staff | 09/11/2012 - 10:00
Eleven years after the tragic attacks, we are honoring Latina heroes who gave their all to help victims of 9/11. In the December 2001 issue of Latina, we spoke to seven extraordinary women who acted with courage, compassion, and hoped to help others on that historical day. We will never forget.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/19/2010 - 10:40
Spanish Lawmaker Gaspar Llamazares recently awoke to find his image splashed across the world's newspapers. Unbeknown to him, the FBI used a picture they had found of him online to create an age-progressed image of Osama Bin Laden.
By Mariela Rosario | 06/09/2009 - 09:55
Tanzanian prisoner Ahmed Ghailani was transferred today from the military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan, NY to face charges for his role in the 1998 bombings of embassies in Tanzania and Kenya.
By Mariela Rosario | 05/20/2009 - 14:00
The Senate has denied President Barack Obama's request for 80 million dollars to be alloted to facilitate the closure of the Guantanamo Bay Prison Camp located on the Eastern coast of Cuba.
By Mariela Rosario | 03/02/2009 - 15:30
Chiquita International Brands is currently seeking dismissal of a nearly $8 billion lawsuit filed on behalf of about 400 Colombian families. In 2007, Chiquita admitted to giving money to the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia or AUC. The AUC was deemed a terrorist organization by the United States in 2002, making it a crime to give them money. The corporation asked a judge to dismiss lawsuits claiming the banana company has a responsibility to the families of the victims of violent acts committed by the AUC.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/04/2008 - 15:37