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Brazilian Anti-Corruption Blogger Evany José Metzker Found Dead in Minas Gerais State

Brazilian Anti-Corruption Blogger Evany José Metzker Found Dead in Minas Gerais State

Brazilian anti-corruption blogger Evany José Metzker found dead near town of Padre Paraiso in Minas Gerais state. Evany José Metzker, a blogger who railed against government corruption, was found dead in Brazil on Wednesday. Police said Metzker’s decapitated body was found in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais. He had been […]

by Janet Shan· · Latin America
Hundreds Protest “Black Genocide,” As Violent Murders of Afro-Brazilians Rise

Hundreds Protest “Black Genocide,” As Violent Murders of Afro-Brazilians Rise

Hundreds participated in the National Day of Black Genocide in several Brazilian cities, protesting the high rates of violent murders in the country’s black population. Protesters marched in Sao Paulo, Brasilia and in Florianopolis. A recent study, entitled “The Color of Homicides in Brazil,” found in 2012 homicides against blacks […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Latin America
Pope Francis’ Grandnephews, Jose and Antonio Bergoglio, and Mom Killed in Argentina Crash

Pope Francis’ Grandnephews, Jose and Antonio Bergoglio, and Mom Killed in Argentina Crash

Three members of Pope Francis family were killed in a car crash in Cordoba, Argentina, early Tuesday morning. A car driven by the pope’s nephew, Emanuel Horacio Bergoglio, crashed into a truck on a highway in Corboba. Bergoglio’s sons, 8-month-old Jose Bergoglio and 2-year-old Antonio Bergoglio, his wife, Valeria Carmona, […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Latin America
Venezuelan Beauty Queen Genesis Carmona Killed During Anti-Government Protests

Venezuelan Beauty Queen Genesis Carmona Killed During Anti-Government Protests

VENEZUELA ON THE EDGE:  Venezuelan beauty queen and student protester Genesis Carmona was fatally shot Wednesday during an anti-government protest in Valencia. She was killed when unknown gunmen on motorcycles started shooting on a crowd of protesters. Genesis Carmona, who was shot in the head, was photographed lying in the […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Latin America
Monica Spear, Ex-Venezuela Beauty Queen, Husband Shot to Death

Monica Spear, Ex-Venezuela Beauty Queen, Husband Shot to Death

BREAKING:  Former Venezuelan beauty queen Monica Spear and Irish husband Thomas Berry shot dead in their car in Venezuela. The couple’s five-year-old daughter was injured in the shooting and is hospitalized in stable condition. The shooting occurred on a highway leading from Valencia to Puerto Cabello. The couple had reportedly […]

Rep. Steve King Warns Immigrants Come from ‘Violent Civilizations’

Rep. Steve King Warns Immigrants Come from ‘Violent Civilizations’

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) continues to insult Latinos and that only works against the Republican Party. He is literally vomiting all over the Republican Party and it is quite evident that House Speaker John Boehner can’t control him. He now claims brown immigrants are naturally violent: He began his nearly half-hour […]

HORROR:  Brazilian Rapper MC Daleste Killed While Performing on Stage in Campinas

HORROR: Brazilian Rapper MC Daleste Killed While Performing on Stage in Campinas

Brazilian rapper MC Daleste, whose real name is Daniel Pellegrine, was shot to death while performing on stage in front of 3,000 fans on Saturday in the city of Campinas. According to Brazilian news sources, the rapper/singer was performing at a public housing building in the neighborhood of San Martin. Police say […]

DEA Agent Killed in Robbery Attempt in Bogota Colombia

DEA AGENT KILLED:  U.S. Ambassador Michael McKinley said a DEA agent was killed during a robbery attempt in Bogota, Colombia. The agent, who hasn’t been identified, had just left a restaurant after watching the NBA finals with his friends, when the robbery attempt occurred after he got into a taxi. […]

by Janet Shan· · Latin America
US State Department Joins Search for Garrett Hand and Jamie Neal Missing in Peru

US State Department Joins Search for Garrett Hand and Jamie Neal Missing in Peru

The U.S. State Department has joined the search for Garrett Hand and Jamie Neal, an American couple who disappeared in Peru, Fox News reports. The couple left the Bay Area in November on a biking expedition across South America. Garrett Hand and Jamie Neal were chronicling their adventures with regular status […]

by Janet Shan· · Latin America, Missing Persons
Univisión Staffer Angelica Artiles Slams Marco Rubio as a ‘Loser’ and ‘Token Slave Boy’

Univisión Staffer Angelica Artiles Slams Marco Rubio as a ‘Loser’ and ‘Token Slave Boy’

The Republican Party thinks Marco Rubio is their ticket to winning the Hispanic vote, but they had better think twice about that. The Miami Herald reports Angelica Artiles, the assistant to Univisión’s Vice President of News, unloaded on Marco Rubio’s aide, Alex Burgos’ Facebook page, calling the “GOP’s Boy Wonder,” […]

by Janet Shan· · Latin America, Politics