By Fox News Latino | 08/09/2013 - 11:30
A young Brazilian boy has people scratching their heads after he allegedly killed four of his family members, went to school, then returned home to commit suicide.
Brazilian police said they believe 13-year-old Marcelo Pesseghini shot both his parents, his grandmother and his great-aunt on Sunday night at their home in the state of São Paulo.
By Sugey Palomares | 01/29/2013 - 11:09
Paulina Rubio just can't escape the drama. Two months ago, La Chica Dorada was slammed with a $250,000 assault and battery lawsuit for allegedly hitting her former assistant, Felipe Restrapo Betancur.
By Valerie Tejeda | 07/25/2012 - 18:00
By now, most everyone knows about the horrific event that took place last week in Aurora, Colorado. A 24-year-old man named James Holmes, opened fire on lots of innocent people at the midnight premiere of The Dark Knight Rises, leaving 12 dead, and 58 injured. The sadness surrounding this senseless event has been catastrophic, and since the tragedy, many have been wondering how to talk to their children about something of this magnitude.
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.
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.
By Mariela Rosario | 09/28/2010 - 13:10
A landslide caused by the recent deluge of rain in the Mexican state of Oaxaca left three hundred homes buried this Tuesday morning. Hundreds of people are missing and thousands are now homeless.
The town of Santa Maria Tlahuitoltepec was buried by the landslide. Mayor Palemon Vargas Hernandez told a local radio program that 8,000 of the town's 10,000 residents were impacted. Survivors are sticking together in the center of the town and seeking shelter while they continue to wait for assistance.
By Lee Hernandez | 09/15/2010 - 16:11
Prison Break alum, Amaury Nolasco tragically lost his sister, Deborah this past July, when the 33-year-old—who had a history of heart problems—died suddenly of an apparent heart attack. The Boricua actor, 39, who next be seen starring on NBC’s Jerry Bruckheimer drama, Chase (which premieres next Monday) spoke to Latina.com about his loss.
“It’s been a rough year,” Nolasco said. “We lost my sister a couple of months ago, so it’s been hard. She was the love of my life. She was my light.”
By Mariela Rosario | 02/17/2010 - 12:00
The NY Times recently ran a heartbreaking story about Elizabeth Drummond and Segundo Encalada, a couple who were married with children when Encalada was forced by immigration officials to take a "voluntary departure" back to Ecuador. A lawyer advised the Drummond-Encalada family that the process of obtaining a visa from a United States Consulate in Encalada's native Ecuador would take two months to a year.
By Mariela Rosario | 12/10/2009 - 14:18
A mother in Brooklyn, NY was recently arrested after her 11-month-old infant died when she left him, and three siblings, in the care of her 8-year-old son. Denise Gonzalez, 29, left her children alone with their (slightly) older brother so that she could go to Target with her 40-year-old boyfriend, Rafael Colon.
The 8-year-old was left to care for three other kids, ages 6, 3, and 2 as well as the baby, Major Gonzalez. When the parents returned, they found Major was having trouble breathing and had a bruise on his forehead. He died a short time later in the hospital.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/18/2009 - 13:37
The team investigating the devastating explosions that hit the Caribbean Petroleum Corp.’s Bayamon refinery and fuel storage complex near the capital city of San Juan has declared the incident an accident. Jeff Wanko, head of the investigation team sent by the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board, told a press conference that the fire was caused by the failure of the fuel monitoring system. The night of the fire, oil in one of the 40 tanks at the refinery overflowed, allowing the fire to spread quickly throughout the facility.