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Cuba Using “Sulfurizing” Method on Sugar, Will Reduce Cost to Manufacturers

Cuba has begun to employ a new technology to produce white sugar, a measure that improves its quality, avoids the refining process and reduces the cost of manufacture, local media reported Sunday. continue reading »

Mexican “Vaccine” Against Heroin Addiction to be Ready in 5 Years

Mexico's government said a "vaccine" against heroin addiction, which it patented this week, will be ready for human use in roughly five years. During a working visit to the northern border city of Ciudad Juarez, Health Secretary Salomon Chertorivski said all the laboratory experiments have already been carried out on rats and "the next step is testing on humans." continue reading »

Up Close One Year Later: Startling New Photos of Brazil Uncontacted Indians Released

Survival International has released close-up pictures of uncontacted Indians, exactly a year after aerial photos from Brazil astonished the world. The new photographs taken in south-east Peru show an uncontacted family from the Mashco Piro. continue reading »

How to Prepare for the Citizenship Interview Some applicants are exempt from taking English test

The citizenship interview is an important step toward becoming a naturalized U.S. citizen, but it can also be one of the most stressful ones. That's because it involves a meeting with a federal agent, not to mention taking and passing an English language comprehension and a Civics test. continue reading »

US Attorney General Faces Renewed Criticism Over Mexico Gun Operation

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has faced a new round of Republican criticism over a controversial tactic in which U.S. authorities allowed gun buyers to move arms into Mexico, destined for drug cartels. continue reading »

52 Brazilians Found to be Working as ‘Slaves’ in Amazon Region

Brazilian authorities on Wednesday rescued 52 farm workers who were being held in slave-like conditions on three ranches in the Amazon state of Para, the government said. continue reading »

Argentina Investing $300 Million to Improve Roads

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $300 million loan to finance the expansion, rehabilitation and improvement of roads in Argentina. continue reading »

$22.73 Billion Sent in Remittances to Mexico in 2011

Remittances sent by Mexicans living abroad rose 6.86 percent to $22.73 billion in 2011, the Bank of Mexico said. continue reading »

Thousands Demand Food, Jobs in Mexico City

Thousands of peasants, workers, university students and unemployed people took to the streets of Mexico City to demand that the government provide more resources to farmers, guarantee the provision of food and boost job creation. The protesters also called for economic and political changes to improve Mexicans' lives, as well as for action to fight crime. continue reading »

Environmentally Friendly Tortillas Coming to Mexico

Researchers have developed "environmentally friendly tortillas" that are more nutritious, help prevent osteoporosis, slow the aging process and help fight obesity continue reading »

‘Parasitic’ Fetus found in 3 Year-Old Peruvian Boy’s Stomach (VIDEO)

In the city of Chiclayo, a ‘parasitic’ fetus was extracted from the stomach of Isbac Pacunda, originally from the nearby Amazon region of Peru. continue reading »

Pope Visit to Mexico Will Bring Him to “Land Wet with Blood of Martyrs”

Pope Benedict XVI during his visit to Mexico, "will tread the land that was wet with the blood of martyrs" who fought to defend their faith in times of persecution. continue reading »

Brazil’s President Rousseff in Cuba Chatting with Raul Castro

Cuban President Raul Castro received Tuesday his Brazilian counterpart Dilma Rousseff at the Palace of the Revolution, where they discussed the bilateral agenda continue reading »

Nearly $2 Million in Cash Seized on Mexican State Government Plane

Investigators are trying to determine whether a crime was committed when two officials moved 25 million pesos ($1.9 million) in a plane belonging to the Veracruz state government, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Venezuela Receives Last 14 Tons of Its Gold - Repatriation Complete

The Venezuelan government received the last 14 tons of gold of a total of 160 tons that were deposited in banks in other countries continue reading »

Venezuelan National Guard Plane Crashes Killing all On Board

A Venezuelan National Guard plane went down in the Caribbean near Margarita Island, killing the four people aboard, officials said. continue reading »

Mexico Loses $872 Billion in Illegal Capital Flight

Mexico lost $872 billion to illicit financial outflows between 1970 and 2010, according to a report released Monday by a U.S.-based research and advocacy group. continue reading »

Argentina Ex-Spy Accused by Daughter of Running Sex Ring

The daughter of former Argentine intelligence officer Raul Martins will arrive in Mexico this week with evidence that her father is running a sex trafficking ring in the Mexican resort city of Cancun, an activist told Efe Monday. continue reading »

459-Foot Tamale Gives Mexico Guinness World Record

More than 100 residents of Monterrey, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, worked on the preparation over the weekend of a Guinness record 139.9-meter (nearly 459-foot) "world's longest tamale," Mayor Fernando Larrazabal said. continue reading »

Zeta Narco Members Arrested for Kidnapping, Rapes & Murders in Monterrey

Seven Los Zetas drug cartel members were arrested by the Federal Police on kidnapping and other charges in Monterrey, the capital of the northern state of Nuevo Leon, the Mexican Public Safety Secretariat said. continue reading »