Mollie Olgin and Mary Kristene Chapa
Gay Latina Teens Shot in Texas - One Killed, The Other in Hospital
By Samantha Leal | 07/02/2012 - 12:39

Two teens were shot in a park in Portland, Texas on June 23, one of them fatally. Mollie Judith Olgin, 19, and Mary Kristene Chapa, 18, were found in knee-deep grass in a nature area park in Portland by a couple that Saturday morning, reported Corpus Christi Caller Times. Olgin, whose father is Hispanic, was found dead.


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Hispanic Man Sought in Shooting at White House
Hispanic Man Sought in Shooting at White House
By Fox News Latino | 11/16/2011 - 08:30

The Secret Service has found a bullet that smashed a glass window at the White House before being stopped by special anti-ballistic glass shielding the building's interior, WRC-TV reported late Tuesday night.

US Park Police spokesman Sgt. David Schlosser said Sunday officers had obtained an arrest warrant for 21-year-old Oscar Ramiro Ortega, on a felony charge of carrying a dangerous weapon, in connection with the incident.


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Michael Pena and Jake Gyllenhaal
Michael Peña & Jake Gyllenhaal Caught in Gang-Land Shooting
By Adriana Rivera | 07/15/2011 - 16:15

Michael Peña and Jake Gyllenhaal were researching with the LAPD for their movie End of Watch on Wednesday night when their ride-along made a turn for the worst.

Crushing On...Michael Pena


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Legendary Folk Singer Facundo Cabral Murdered in Guatemala
Legendary Folk Singer Facundo Cabral Murdered in Guatemala
By Amaris Castillo | 07/11/2011 - 10:30

Latin America lost a legend this past weekend. Facundo Cabral was shot and killed on Saturday in Guatemala. The 74-year-old Argentine singer/song-writer was en route to Guatemala City’s airport when unidentified gunmen in unmarked vehicles drove up beside Cabral and his team and opened fire. Cabral was shot at least eight times. His concert promoter, Henry Fariña, and road manager Dad Llanos, were wounded.


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UPDATE: Mexican Police Chief Marisol Valles Garcia Flees Country, Seeks Asylum in the U.S.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 03/08/2011 - 15:45

UPDATE: After being hailed as “the bravest woman in Mexico” for becoming a 20-year-old female police chief in a town where drug cartels had beheaded her predecessor, Marisol Valles Garcia of drug-embattled Pradexis Guerrero apparently crossed the border and is seeking asylum in the United States for herself and her infant son. Local officials fired her on Monday for not returning to work.


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Mexican Women's Rights Crusader Susana Chavez Murdered
Mexican Women's Rights Crusader Susana Chavez Murdered
By Mariela Rosario | 01/18/2011 - 12:30

Mexican womens rights activist Susana Chavez tirelessly fought to bring attention to the decade's long murder of women occurring in Ciudad Juarez.


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WATCH: Hero Intern Daniel Hernandez Credited with Saving Gabrielle Giffords
By Mariela Rosario | 01/10/2011 - 10:06

A 20-year-old Latino intern named Daniel Hernandez is being credited with saving Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' life in the crucial minutes after a lunatic opened fire on her Tucson, AZ Congress on Your Corner event this weekend and shot her point blank in the head.


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14-year-old Drug Cartel Hitman is an American Citizen
14-year-old Drug Cartel Hitman is an American Citizen
By Mariela Rosario | 12/08/2010 - 17:45

A 14-year-old boy was recently arrested and charged with murder while trying to cross the border from Mexico to San Diego. Authorities are claiming the young teen, named Edgar Jimenez, aka "El Ponchis," has been working as a hitman for the Pacifico Sur drug cartel based out of Cuernavaca, Mexico.

He reportedly worked alongside his 16-year-old sister, who dumped the headless bodies after her brother had finished his job. Jimenez, who was paid three thousand dollars per murder, told authorities that he had decapitated numerous rivals for the cartel.


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Military Officials Who Tortured Brazilian President-Elect Rousseff Face Civil Su
Military Officials Who Tortured Brazilian President-Elect Rousseff Face Civil Suit
By Mariela Rosario | 11/08/2010 - 17:00

Brazil’s first female President Dilma Rousseff had a history of fighting for her country long before she ever dreamed of holding the highest political office in the land.


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Jo Bros
The Jonas Brothers Cancel Mexican Tour Stop
By Mariela Rosario | 10/19/2010 - 16:00

The Jonas Brothers recently canceled the Monterrey, Mexico stop of their Look Me in the Eyes tour due to a string of drug related violence in the area.

"Due to the recent series of unfortunate events in the city of Monterrey, Mexico, the Jonas Brothers, in consultation with Live Nation, have decided to cancel their upcoming concert date scheduled for October 21st at Estadio Universitario," read a statement from the band's reps.


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