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  • Lupillo Rivera: A Stranger In His Own Land
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    By Eliana Alcaraz Esparza, Special to the Herald de Paris
    HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) — On this particular Tuesday morning, July 1, 2014, Mexican singer Lupillo Rivera felt happy as a “King.” It was on this day his much-anticipated single, “El Rey de los Borrachos” was to be released. He had been signing pre-sold CDs for days and today was the day they would officially ship out, solidifying Rivera’s rise as one of Mexico and Latin America’s most popular artists.
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    While at his Temecula, CA residence packing the dozens of CDs, Rivera ran out of envelopes. With his wife and 5-year old son in tow, he drove his pickup truck toward nearby Murrieta. The events that transpired next were coincidental but painfully revealing.

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Headlines

  • FRANCE – MIDDLE EAST: Jewish Defence League ‘member’ assaulted near Paris

    FRANCE – MIDDLE EAST: Jewish Defence League ‘member’ assaulted near Paris A young Jewish man has called in French police after being attacked by about a dozen people outside his home in Bobigny, near Paris. He is reported to be a member of the Jewish Defence League (LDJ), which has clashed with pro-Palestinian protesters over [...]

  • FRANCE – MIDDLE EAST: Paris police ban another pro-Gaza demo

    FRANCE – MIDDLE EAST: Paris police ban another pro-Gaza demo Paris police have banned a Paris Gaza solidarity demonstration for the second time. Organisers claim the decision to stop Saturday’s march is political. Protesters mock French President François Hollande’s stance on the Gaza conflict this week Reuters/Benoit Tessier Standard Source: Source

  • FRANCE: Picasso daughter donates works to Paris museum ahead of October reopening

    FRANCE: Picasso daughter donates works to Paris museum ahead of October reopening Pablo Picasso’s oldest daughter is to donate a drawing and a sketchbook to Paris’s Picasso museum when it opens after five years of closure that were dogged by controversy. The Paris Picasso Museum’s new director Laurent Le Bon AFP Standard Source: Source

  • REPORT: KENYA – ANONYMOUS: Kenyan army ‘good target’ for cyber attacks and we’ll carry out more, says Anonymous

    REPORT: KENYA – ANONYMOUS: Kenyan army ‘good target’ for cyber attacks and we’ll carry out more, says Anonymous Hacktivist group Anonymous may carry out more cyber attacks against the Kenyan government, one of its members has told RFI. A hack targeting the Kenya Defence Force and other government websites this week was in response to [...]

  • FRANCE: Roma teenager out of coma after brutal attack in France

    FRANCE: Roma teenager out of coma after brutal attack in France A Roma teenager emerged from a month-long coma on Sunday after being lynched by residents in a Paris suburb. Roma camp in Pierrefitte-sur-Seine near Paris AFP/Thomas Samson Standard Source: Source

Sports

  • FRANCE: Two charged with machete attack on French rugby players

    Two men have been charged with involvement in a machete attack on three French rugby players in southern France last weekend. Both have police records and have been identified by witnesses. Benjamin Kayser on the pitch Reuters/Gonzalo Fuentes Standard Read More

  • ON-THE-SPOT FRANCE: Tour de France entertainment

    The 15th stage of the Tour de France between Tallard and Nimes Reuters/Christian Hartmann The Tour de France is not only about bike racing. It is also a big celebration which is attended by thousands of people not only along the route, but also at the departure village where a daily roadshow is organised to [...]

  • FRANCE: Traffic clogs French roads as storms spoil summer holidays start

    Traffic jams were expected to clog France’s motorways on Saturday as city-dwellers leave home for their summer holidays. Many are heading for rain and even hail as summer storms hit much of the country. The Tour de France, which will complicate traffic problems this weekend, between Saint-Etienne and Chamrousse on Friday Reuters/Jean-Paul Pelissier Standard Read [...]