Puerto Rico declared a state of emergency after a powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit the country on the afternoon of Jan. 7. With the Christmas festivities now over, it is time for Mexicans to prepare for the next big thing: the Dia de la Candelaria. Every year, the city's Plaza Murillo witnesses a crowd of shopkeepers armed with teeny suitcases stuffed with piles of mini dollars, bolivianos, and euros, etc. Avocados are used for salads, making dips and desserts around the world, however, in Mexico, it is something that leads to killings, kidnappings and incites other forms of violence. At present, New York City houses 500,000 immigrants in the United States without adequate legal documentation. Out of the 16 deceased inmates, only one made it to the hospital—where he eventually breathed his last. The others died at the prison. A new law banning plastic bags takes effect in Mexico starting Wednesday to promote the use of reusable synthetic fiber bags. The deceased 13-year-old's unnamed relative reported that the girl's mother refused to believe her daughter's pleas. The girl was enduring traumatic sexual abuse since the age of 9 in the hands of... Drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman may have spent Christmas behind bars, but his “untouchable” sons are still in vogue. Incoming Bogota mayor made history by marrying her same-sex partner, becoming the first openly lesbian politician to do so. Selena Gomez's all-new collaboration with Puma is laden with special symbols with personal meanings. Is the 27-year-old still hurting? Apparently, the “break” took place months ago and the two actors have been maintaining their professionalism on-set. A rather shocking video of Republican Martin Hyde using racial slurs against a group of young Puerto Rican players has surfaced online.
... John Leguizamo is teaming up with a renowned comic book creator to produce a comic book that will feature a Latin superhero. More than 3,000 women were killed in Latin America and Caribbean in 2018 alone.