Hispolitica
  • Former Mexican MLB Baseball Pitcher Becomes A U.S. Citizen

    One of all-time favorite baseball players growing up as a kid in Los Angeles was then-Mexican pitcher Fernando Valenzuela. My dad used to take us to Dodger stadium to watch baseball games, and on two occasions, we were treated to Valenzuela’s outings. It didn’t really matter to me that he was Hispanic, it was his…

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  • Justin Beiber: ‘Don’t Cry For Me Argentina’

    The forever-adolescent pop singer Justin Beiber has just had his arrest warrant in Argentina revoked. The warrant was filed due to  2013 incident in Buenos Aires, where he allegedly sent two of his bodyguards to rough up a photographer, or paparrazo. The Argentine court dropped the international arrest warrant that ordered his “immediate detention,” but…

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  • Cuban Flag Hangs In State Department, Diplomatic Relations Restored

    Shortly after midnight on Monday, and after decades of oppression and human rights violations, the United States has all but pardoned communist  Cuba for their past crimes by restoring full diplomatic relations between the two countries. The Cold War era stand off between the communist nation of Cuba and America has ended, as the Cuban…

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  • Drug Lord’s Daring Prison Break In Mexico Gets More Interesting

    When Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán flew the coop from the maximum security prison where he was held for about a year and a half, he left behind a little friend in the nest. Or in the wastebasket, rather. Mexican government officials searching the drug lord’s cell after his brazen escape from the Altiplano Federal prison…

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