Submitted by otssupport on Thu, 03/01/2012 - 11:51
daily dos: man gets killed after singing Los Tigres del Norte, Justin Bieber's birthday gift and Selena Quintanilla's husband speaks out
Drug-related violence in the Central American countries of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras has reached "alarming" levels, according
to the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB). Honduras now has the highest murder rate in the world (82.1 murders per 100,00 people) followed by El Salvador (66 murders per 100,000 people).
For his 18th birthday, Justin Bieber got a sleek new $100,000 Fisher Karma car
from his manager Scooter Braun and Usher. "You never get anything for yourself so Usher and I wanted to do this for you," Braun told him on Ellen. Like last year, Bieber plans to raise money on his birthday for Charity: Water, a nonprofit organization that provides clean drinking water to people in developing nations.
(Stephen Lovekin, Jason Merritt, Frazer Harrison, Chad Buchanan/Getty)
Dania Ramirez, Ana Ortiz, Roselyn Sanchez and Judy Reyes are teaming up
to star in the TV drama "Devious Maids," which follows four maids who work for wealthy Beverly Hills homeowners.
Rapper Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose are engaged. Rose took to Twitter to show off
her engagement ring: "He has made me the Happiest Woman in the World!!!!"
Three UCLA students woke up to find their apartment walls littered with a anti-Latino graffiti
Thursday. "Dirty Meximelt bitches," and "go eat some refried beans and shut up," is what Kristine Phan saw when she walked out the door. "I'm very sad and disappointed," said Phan, who grew up on South L.A. and whose two roommates are Latino. "I would never expect it to happen here in Westwood," said roommate Myra Ramirez, who is of Guatemalan and El Salvadoran descent.
Selena Quintanilla's husband Chris Perez (Kumbia Kingz, Chris Perez Project) will release Para Selena Con Amor
, a book about his life with Selena.
"I think we look like a top team in the sense where we have one chance and we're going to make it count. I think it's a big step in the right direction." U.S. soccer forward Jozy Altidore on the U.S Men's National team's historic 1-0 win
over Italy in Genoa. It was the U.S. team's first victory over Italy in 78 years.
A man in his 20s was shot in the head and killed
after singing "Somos Mas Americanos," which translates to "We Are More American," by Los Tigres del Norte at a karaoke bar in Houston. Four Latino men allegedly argued with the victim over his choice of music before the victim was shot.