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A mission for the Mission: Preserve Latino legacy for future

San Francisco's Mission District is the nucleus of the city's Latino culture, boasting a rich history that began in the 1800s with Mexican land grants and the Gold Rush and continued in the 20th century with the Chicano movement, mural projects and the low-rider culture. ... Full story

Vicente Fox: Mexico economy on par with U.S. in 10 years

Reforms in Mexico will put its economy on par with the United States within 10 years, former President Vicente Fox predicts. ... Full story

Former CIA agent, now in Havana, discusses Gadhafi's 'secret world'

MIAMI - U.S. fugitive and renegade CIA agent Frank Terpil is still living in Havana and easily recounting his days helping former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi to murder his political enemies, according to a recently released British documentary. ... Full story

Undocumented student tuition language remains in budget bill

JEFFERSON CITY • Language prohibiting public higher education institutions from giving undocumented immigrant students in-state tuition remains in the fiscal year 2015 budget after vetting from a Senate committee. ... Full story

Escoto convicted in murder of new bride for life insurance money

After the verdict, Myriam Benitez squeezed her teary eyes shut, slipped to her knees in the back of the Miami-Dade courtroom and clasped her hands in prayer. ... Full story

World Cup's road to Brazil remains bumpy

RIO DE JANEIRO — In 50 days the best athletes in the world's most popular sport will convene in Brazil, one of soccer's sacred spiritual homes, for the game's most important tournament. ... Full story

U.S. Supreme Court holds key hearing on Argentine debt

Washington - The case may be about the Argentine economy, but the setting is pure American as the US Supreme Court Monday began hearing a case that pits holders of defaulted Argentine bonds against a government that wants to put the case behind it. ... Full story

Accused teacher denied bail in sex case involving pregnant teen

SAN ANTONIO — A former Memorial High School chemistry teacher charged with taking pictures of himself having sex with a 15-year-old student he impregnated lost a bid for bail Monday. ... Full story

Mexican, Colombian presidents hail Gabriel Garcia Marquez in lavish Mexico City memorial

MEXICO CITY — The presidents of Mexico and Colombia on Monday evening stood before an urn containing the ashes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and extolled him as the most transcendent Spanish-language writer in centuries. ... Full story

Calif. city hires first woman, Latina police chief

SAN PABLO - Pasadena Police Department Commander Lisa Rosales has been tapped to replace retiring San Pablo police Chief Walt Schuld, a move that gives the department its first woman and first Latina to serve as top cop, the city announced Monday. ... Full story

US explores a Wi-Fi network for Cuba, but denies it’s operational

A program financed by the U.S. Agency for International Development to develop the technology for a Wi-Fi network in Cuba has not been deployed on the island and is under review, a USAID spokesman said Monday. ... Full story

200 urge driving privileges for undocumented immigrants

CAMDEN - Guillermo Lopez drives his son to doctor's appointments and himself to work, with fear in the back of his mind. ... Full story

County, on the front line of broken immigration system, gets no help from Feds

A South Texas sheriff’s office that must retrieve the bodies of immigrants who die trying to elude federal officials is barely able to stay open. ... Full story

Mexican Cartel: Study shows gang activity in Texas

The Texas Department of Public Safety released its annual Texas Gang Threat Assessment this month in collaboration with federal, state and local law enforcement and criminal justice agencies. ... Full story

Latino business owner sees great future in Chambersburg

Chambersburg - Born and raised in Trenton, N.J., Carlos H. Perez III was used to a different world before coming to Chambersburg. ... Full story

A young Latina builds a life - this time aboveboard

For most of her life, Jessie Nunez has lived in the shadows. ... Full story

Advocates: Reform can help immigrants fulfill their potential

STOCKTON - Immigrants feed California, and divide it. ... Full story

Opinion: Andres Oppenheimer: Maduro's first year, and what's next

Now that Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has finished his first year in power, it’s time to take a dispassionate look at what has happened in oil-rich Venezuela since he took office on April 19, 2013, and what lies ahead. ... Full story

From Cuba to the majors: Yasiel Puig's harrowing story

Yasiel Puig’s tangled trail from Cuba to Los Angeles entailed a stealth speed boat ride from the island, weeks holed up in a Mexican motel and shady smugglers haggling over a lucrative payout for the future baseball star. ... Full story

Venezuela: Maduro's image cracks under protest pressure

Caracas, Venezuela - Antonio Guerrero works for Venezuela's state oil company. ... Full story

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