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Steve Tyler Loses Teeth in Paraguay

Gerardo Ortiz wins, Eva Longoria loses, Christina Kirchner wins y mucho m?ís from Latino Loop

By Latino Loop
Published on LatinoLA: October 27, 2011


Steve Tyler Loses Teeth in Paraguay


A & E

Aerosmith postponed a show in Paraguay this week after lead singer Steven Tyler fell in the shower sustaining cuts to his face and losing two of his teeth. Tyler underwent emergency dental work and received stitches.

The Barcelona International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival has cancelled its screening of "Without Men", starring Eva Longoria, in protest after the Spanish distribution company cut the lesbian love scenes from the film.

Perez Hilton will make his Spanish-language acting debut in Tr3s: MTV, Musica y Mas' "Popland" playing a paparazzi guru.

Johnny Depp's latest film "The Rum Diary", which was filmed in Puerto Rico, premiered in New York City this week.

Gerardo Ortiz was the big winner at the Billboard Premios de la Musica Mexicana, taking home 6 awards. Larry Hernandez, Jenni Rivera and La Arrolladora Banda el Limon were also among the night's winners. Los Tucanes de Tijuana and Paquita la del Barrio both received lifetime achievement awards.

Tr3s: MTV, Musica y Mas debuts another season of "Rock Dinner" on October 26th. This season features Prince Royce, Jencarlos Canela, Tito "El Bambino", Dulce Maria, Chino & Nacho and Gloria Trevi, among others.

Calle 13, Franco de Vita with Alejandra Guzman, Mana with Prince Royce, Shakira, and Marco Antonio Solis are scheduled to perform at the Latin Grammy Awards taking place in Las Vegas on November 10th.

Pepe Aguilar, Vicentico, Franco DeVita and Alejandra Guzman will perform at the LARAS 2011 Person of the Year Dinner honoring Shakira. The event takes place in Las Vegas on November 9th.

mun2' "From Beyond" will wrap up its season on Sunday, October 30th with a final episode where the team takes on the Spirit Board and reminisces about the most memorable moments of the season.

Gal Costa, Jose Feliciano, Alex Lora, Les Luthiers, Ruben Rada and Linda Ronstadt will receive this year's LARAS' Premio a la Excelencia Musical. Manuel Alejandro, Jesus "Chucho" Ferrer and Ray Santos will receive the Premio del Consejo Directivo. The awards ceremony will take place in Las Vegas on November 9th.

PBS will air "The War We Are Living", the fourth installment of the five-part series "Women, War & Peace", on November 1st at 10 PM EST. "The War We Are Living" follows afro-Colombian women Clemencia Carabali and Francia Marquez living in Colombia's Pacific southwest where local communities are facing threats and terrorism from militias seeking gold.

International

A judge in Guatemala ruled that former President Oscar Humberto Mejia Victores, who is in his 80s, will undergo a medical examination this week to determine if he stand trial on charges of crimes against humanity during his term as president from 1983-1986 and as an army general and defense minister in the 80s during the height of the country's 1960-1996 civil war.

Venezuela President Hugo Chavez declared last week in a televised speech that he is now cancer-free.

The Honduran Supreme Court has cleared six army generals facing abuse of authority charges for their alleged involvement in the coup that forced former president Manuel Zelaya out of office in 2009.

Basque terrorist group ETA announced last week that it would lay down its arms stating that is has "decided on the definitive end of its armed struggle".

Christina Kirchner won her presidential re-election bid in Argentina with a landslide victory.

Mexican President Felipe Calderon accused the U.S. of dumping criminals at the border in a speech last week stating that "there are many factors in the violence that is being experienced in some Mexican border cities, but one of those is that the American authorities have gotten into the habit of simply deporting immigrants to cities like Ciudad Juarez or Tijuana".

Inmates in a Venezuelan prison released the last of more than 50 guards and other prison workers this week after taking hostages during an intense standoff in which they demanded transfers. Prison authorities vowed to transfer hundreds of prisoners to another facility.

Marketing and Media

Telemundo acquired the exclusive U.S. Spanish-language rights to FIFA World Cup Soccer from 2015 through 2022, paying $600 million and outbidding Univision.

Domino's Pizza has selected RL Public Relations as its Hispanic PR Agency of Record.

Frank Flores has joined National Latino Broadcasting as SVP of Sales and Marketing. Flores was previously Chief Revenue Officer for SBS' radio division.

Radio Ink will hold its Hispanic Radio Conference in San Diego, CA on March 21st & 22nd, 2012.

Victoria's Secret will open its first Puerto Rico outpost at Plaza Las Americas on November 17th. Adriana Lima is scheduled to make an appearance at the grand opening event.

Ad Age is currently accepting submissions for its annual Multicultural Agency of the Year award. The winner will be announced on January 23rd, 2012 as part of Ad Age's Agency A-List report.

Two-time Pan American gold medal winner Cynthia Valdez joined the ESPN Deportes team as a guest analyst for this week's Pan American Games coverage.

Allstate Insurance has partnered with Univision to create a national sweepstakes giving the winner and a guest the chance to be Mala Suerte's date at the Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas on November 10th. Mala Suerte is the character from Allstate's Spanish-language ad campaign.

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