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One out of four homicides is related to domestic violence in Virginia December 9, 2009

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By Miguel Souza

One month ago Rihanna decided to break the silence. In an interview with ABC News, the young singer gave some details about what she went through on Feb. 7. “Every time a see it, the whole thing come back to my head,” said Rihanna while talking about the picture that shows her face battered.

While going to her house she was hit by her ex-boyfriend, the also famous singer Chris Brown. The case involving two young, rich and famous celebrities launched domestic violence to the main stage. Nevertheless, domestic violence is an everyday issue for many families. And many times has a fatal ending.

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Bolivians have chosen Northern Virginia as a second home November 27, 2009

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It is not clear how many Bolivians live in the area. According to the Census Bureau, there are approximately 24,000, but some Bolivians authorities believe there are more than 200,000. They are among the largest foreign-born population from South America.

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Good Bye to the Best Bolivian Soccer Player October 28, 2009

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One day, Marco Etcheverry decide it was time to say no more… (click here)

An old-camera photographer October 19, 2009

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Hollywood Cemetery, A Place for the Living August 1, 2009

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Hollywood Cemetery, located at 412 S.  Cherry St., is not just a resting place for some of Virginia’s most notable figures; it has also become one of Richmond’s most popular tourist spots. (versión en español)

By Miguel Souza and Randy Davis

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A Sacrifice for his Family July 28, 2009

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José Lara came from Mexico to the United States to work, save money and make his dream of owning a house comes true. He is one of those known as temporary workers, people who come to the country to work for a few months and then go back to their homeland. (versión en español)

By Miguel Ángel Souza

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Bolivian immigrants use soccer to get in touch with their country June 20, 2009

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Bolivian women support the teams that play in the Arlington Bolivian Soccer League

Bolivian women support the teams that play in the Arlington Bolivian Soccer League (Photo: Miguel Souza)

Soccer is a crucial element to have thousands of Bolivian immigrants gathered. The most popular sport of South America gives them the chance to meet each other and also to remind them of the homeland they left behind. (versión en español)

By Miguel Ángel Souza
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