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Jaime Torres

Jaime Torres (born 21 September 1938) is an Argentine musician, son of Bolivian immigrants and a world-renowned interpreter of charango. He was ... More »Jaime Torres (born 21 September 1938) is an Argentine musician, son of Bolivian immigrants and a world-renowned interpreter of charango. He was disciple of Mauro Núñez, a Bolivian musician and luthier that built his first musical instruments. In 1974, the performer, along with his band, participated in the opening show of the World Cup soccer in Germany. A year later, Jaime Torres organized a local meeting of instrumentalists, repeating the same experience with children in 1980. In 1988 the musician composed the music for the film "La deuda interna", that was nominated for an Oscar. In 1964 he participated in the recording of the Misa Criolla with Ariel Ramírez, and in 1965 he made his first European tour. [ Wikipedia ]

Illness still hampers Yanks’ Soriano

“We are shooting for that,’’ agent Jaime Torres said Saturday. “More clubs are interested than expected.’’ Diaz, 23, and right-handed pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne, 27 in April, worked out for the Yankees on Friday at the minor league complex, and Torres said the Yankees were ...

Coast Guard crew reflects on time with Yasiel Puig during attempt to defect to U.S.

During a recent conversation with his agent, Jaime Torres – no relation to Carlos – Puig recalled the Vigilant with fondness. It was one of his many defection attempts – six, or eight, or who the hell knows. Puig lost track. "He told me a funny story about this," Jaime Torres ...

Macy's building comes down with a bang

Her friend Jaime Torres was sad to see a building full of history destroyed. "It's an end of an era," said Torres. Macy's took the lease in 2006, from the previous department store, Foley's, a one-stop shopping destination for many Houstonians since the 1940s. The implosion caused ...

Yasiel Puig sued for $12 million by man in Cuba

(AP Photo) “This is not something we’re going to comment about,” agent Jaime Torres told the Times. The complaint, filed in federal district court in Florida, seeks damages for the "prolonged arbitrary detention and torture" of Miguel Angel Corbacho Daudinot, who is still in Cuba, and ...

Cuban star Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez should sign by next week, agent says

(Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images) Jaime Torres, the agent for Cuban star Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez, thinks he will sign with a team by next week and could pitch in the majors in due time. “I do not think it will happen this weekend,” Torres told ESPNdeportes.com’s Enrique Rojas of a ...

Northwest Nazarene selected GNAC Team of the Week

Offensively, the Crusaders were led by midfielder Jaime Torres, who earned an assist on NNU’s first goal against Simon Fraser in the 72nd minute. Torres then scored what turned out to be the winning goal at 86:31. Simon Fraser got that one back at 88:42, but were unable to get the ...

Report: Yasiel Puig facing $12 million lawsuit in Florida

“This is not something we're going to comment about,” said agent Jaime Torres to Hernandez while acknowledging his client was aware of the lawsuit. Miguel Angel Corbacho Daudinot, who filed the lawsuit in federal district court in Florida, is currently in Cuba. His lawyers claim the US ...

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Clubs interested in Cuban shortstop prospect Aledmys Diaz

Diaz could sign with a Major League team when he becomes eligible to sign in February, according to the infielder's agent, Jaime Torres. "There are some very good players out right now and more are coming," Torres said. "Let's put it this way: I can predict that a few of the Cuban ...

Agent says Cuban OF Yasiel Puig expected to hit market soon

With residency in hand, it's a matter of a couple of days before he is declared a free agent," according to Jaime Torres, who has previously represented many Cuban baseball players, including pitcher Jose Contreras, shortstop Alexei Ramirez and outfielder Dayan Viciedo. Torres ...

Cubans Aledmys Diaz, Odrisamer Despaigne show skills at Padres camp

"I thought it was a good turnout, and San Diego did a good job of accommodating us here," said Jaime Torres, who represents both players. "I'm pleased with how they performed. We'd like to have Diaz signed by the end of the month so we can process his work visa and have him participate ...

Yasiel Puig of Los Angeles Dodgers subject of $12 million lawsuit

"This is not something we're going to comment about," Jaime Torres, Puig's agent, told the newspaper. Torres added that Puig is aware of the lawsuit and has hired a lawyer. Lawyers representing Corbacho Daudinot, who remains in Cuba, filed similar lawsuits last year against ...

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Convictions overturned for Sacramento gang members

Copyright 2014 The Sacramento Bee. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. First-degree murder convictions of two gang members were overturned Tuesday by an appellate court that ruled Sacramento Superior Court Judge Kevin J. McCormick gave ...

State urged to use health grant

TRENTON Lawmakers and health-care advocates urged the Christie administration Thursday to develop a proposal to use $7.6 million in federal funds to market the new health-care law before the state loses the money this month. New Jersey has until Feb. 20 to submit a plan for how to use the ...

Franklin Republicans dispute committeeman's claim of lack of transparency

A related suit filed by the owners of New Greensway, Marion and Jaime Torres, claimed that two former mayors, including current committee member and deputy mayor Joe Petsch, made disparaging racial comments in regard to the prospect of new low-income housing. The parties reached two ...

Cuban rookie Yasiel Puig has energized Dodgers and electrified a lifeless fan base

Around that time, Puig's agent, Miami-based lawyer Jaime Torres, said he received a phone call from someone claiming to be close to the ballplayer. Torres had a long history of representing Cuban exiles in the major leagues, and he knew that the first order of business was to ...

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Deal with Cuban Yasiel Puig shows Dodgers are operating like a big-market franchise again

His agent, Jaime Torres, described Puig as "built like a linebacker, with defensive back speed" and predicted Puig could be big-league ready within weeks. Puig worked out for several teams last weekend in Mexico, according to Torres, who said Puig had not held a bat for five ...

Glitches hamper opening of Obamacare health care exchanges

Speaking yesterday at a rally in East Orange to promote the new law, Jaime Torres, a regional director with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, urged people to have patience. “Just to emphasize, open enrollment is six months,” Torres said in an interview. “We have a ...

Phillies interested in Cuban pitcher

His agent, Jaime Torres, believes the righthander will be signed by next week. "[Gonzalez] could help a team this season," Torres told ESPNdeportes.com. "[He'd] only need to go to the minor leagues a couple of weeks and make a few [starts] before debuting in the major leagues. ...

Bergen County to host healthcare forum tonight

The keynote speaker will be Dr. Jaime Torres, regional director for the U.S...The forum comes less than three weeks before the deadline for health insurance enrollment on March 31. FULL ARTICLE AT Record ...

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Bergen County to hold presentation on Obamacare

Dr. Jaime Torres, a regional director for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is scheduled to speak. Enroll America and the Urban League of Bergen County will help residents enroll in health plans...

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