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Enviromentalists Say Approved Brazilian Forestry Bill Will Deal “Mortal Blow” to Amazon

Brazil's Senate has approved a controversial forestry bill that environmentalists say will deal a "mortal blow" to the already threatened Amazon region and open the door to even greater deforestation. continue reading »

Hispanic Drivers in Milwaukee 5 Times More Likely to be Pulled Over by Police than White Drivers

According to a report done by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, a black driver in the Milwaukee is seven times more likely to be stopped by police than his white counterpart, and a Hispanic driver is five times more likely. continue reading »

Brazil Fines McDonald’s for Using Happy Meal Toys as Bait

The Consumer Defense Foundation in Sao Paulo fined fast-food giant McDonald's 3.19 million reais ($1.77 million) for including toys in children's meals. continue reading »

WATCH Argentine Soccer Star Juan Riquelme Falls to the Ground Face First (VIDEO)

Boca Juniors player Juan Román Riquelme had a poor motor skills moment at training with his team; he stepped on the ball the wrong way, and flopped face first to the ground. continue reading »

Multinationals to Invest $1.3 “Billion in Colombian Mine “El Cerrejón”

Anglo American, BHP Billiton and Xstrata confirmed to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos their plans to invest $1.3 billion to expand the Cerrejon coal mine. continue reading »

Don Francisco To be Inducted to Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame

For Mario Kreutzberger, the popular Don Francisco of Spanish-language television, to enter the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame together with seven other pioneers of the small screen is a total "honor." continue reading »

CONFIRMED: Britney Spears to give free concert in Mexico City

U.S. pop star Britney Spears will perform in a free concert Sunday at Mexico City's Monument to the Revolution, Federal District Mayor Marcelo Ebrard said. continue reading »

WATCH Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull Rock NFL Halftime Show (VIDEO)

Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull performed during halftime at the Dallas Cowboys Vs. Miami Dolphins football game on Thanksgiving. continue reading »

‘Competitive Shopper’ Hits Fellow Customers With Pepper Spray During Wal-Mart Black Friday Sale

The night after Thanksgiving, known as 'Black Friday', can get pretty hectic for those scouring stores for the best deals on the most desired merchandise, but for some, that experience can be dangerous. continue reading »

In the Past Week 16 Wanted Fugitives Arrested at Texas-Mexico Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at South Texas ports of entry between Pharr and Roma arrested 16 persons wanted on outstanding federal, state and local warrants during the past week. continue reading »

Mexico Asks U.S. to Extradite ‘Fast and Furious” Gunrunners

Mexico's government has requested the extradition of six U.S. citizens for weapons trafficking, including three people linked to a botched federal gun-tracking operation, Attorney General Marisela Morales said. continue reading »

Ortega-Hernandez, the Man Who Shot at White House, Charged With Attempting to Assassinate President

The man arrested after being suspected of shooting at the White House is now being charged with attempting to assassinate President Obama. continue reading »

Banderas, Hayek Receive Mexican Film Fest Prize

Spanish actor Antonio Banderas and Mexican actress Salma Hayek were awarded the Luis Buñuel prize for promoting goodwill between Mexico and Spain, the director of the Es.cine festival, Enrique Rubio, told Efe. continue reading »

Shakira to Offer Private Concert for India Tycoon

Colombian singer Shakira is performing on Tuesday in the western Indian city of Udaipur as part of the private celebration of the 80th birthday of real estate tycoon K.P. Singh, India's media said. continue reading »

Tenor Plácido Domingo to Perform Zarzuela in Miami

Spanish tenor Placido Domingo will appear for one night only the role of Vidal Hernando in the zarzuela "Luisa Fernanda" on the stage of the Florida Grand Opera, which has decided to present the well-known Spanish musical genre to kick off its 71st season. continue reading »

Early Indications in Mexico Helicopter Crash Point to Weather Not Blast as Cause

The helicopter crash that killed Government Secretary Jose Francisco Blake and seven other people earlier this weekend was not due to "some type of damage caused by an explosion or fire continue reading »

NC School District Vows to Eliminate Discrimination Against Latinos

One of North Carolina's largest school districts has pledged to end discriminatory practices against Hispanics, responding to a federal civil rights complaint filed by the Southern Poverty Law Center. continue reading »

Celebrating 25th Anniversary of President Reagan’s Immigration Reform Act

This week marks the 25th anniversary of President Reagan’s Immigration Reform and Control Act, which allowed almost 2.7 million undocumented immigrants to legalize their status. continue reading »

WATCH Georgia Deer Hungry for Tacos Crashes into TacoMac (VIDEO)

Take a look at the video of the deer that charged through the glass door of TacoMac, in Alpharetta, GA. We think he was just desperate for some fajitas and horchata..... continue reading »

Snake Crawls Out of Spanish ATM (VIDEO)

A man making a routine withdrawal at a Spanish ATM was surprised by a snake, crawling out of the machine as he attempted to retrieve his cash. continue reading »