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Mexican musician Celso Pina, accordion ‘rebel,’ dies at 66

Mexican musician Celso Pina, accordion ‘rebel,’ dies at 66 FILE PHOTO: Mexican musician Celso Pina performs during the Santa Lucia International Festival in Monterrey, northern Mexico September 21, 2008. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo/File Photo MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican musician Celso Pina, famed as “the rebel of the accordion” for mixing eclectic styles with traditional Colombian cumbia, […]

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Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana’s first woman governor, dies, led state through hurricanes

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana’s first woman governor, dies, led state through hurricanes (Reuters) – Trailblazing former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, whose tenure was dominated by the trauma of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, has died from complications of cancer, the state’s current governor said on Sunday. She was 76. FILE PHOTO: Louisiana Governor Kathleen […]

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Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana’s first woman governor, dies, led state through hurricanes

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana’s first woman governor, dies, led state through hurricanes (Reuters) – Trailblazing former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, whose tenure was dominated by the trauma of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, has died from complications of cancer, the state’s current governor said on Sunday. She was 76. FILE PHOTO: Louisiana Governor Kathleen […]

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Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana’s first woman governor, dies, led state through hurricanes

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana’s first woman governor, dies, led state through hurricanes (Reuters) – Trailblazing former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, whose tenure was dominated by the trauma of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, has died from complications of cancer, the state’s current governor said on Sunday. She was 76. FILE PHOTO: Louisiana Governor Kathleen […]