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Venezuelan Ex-President Carlos Andres Perez Body Stuck In Limbo (No Pun Intended)

Venezuelan Ex-President Carlos Andres Perez Body Stuck In Limbo (No Pun Intended)

More than a month after his Christmas demise, the body of Venezuelan ex-president Carlos Andrés Pérez is still at a Miami funeral home. continue reading »

Cocaine Production Aiding in Destruction of Colombian Rainforests

Cocaine Production Aiding in Destruction of Colombian Rainforests

Scientists from Stony Brook University are reporting new evidence that cultivating coca bushes, the source of cocaine, is speeding up destruction of rainforests in Colombia and threatening the region’s “hotspots” of plant and animal diversity. continue reading »

Janet Napolitano on Border Security: Our Approach is Working

Janet Napolitano on Border Security: Our Approach is Working

Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, spoke at the University of Texas at El Paso speaking on the state of affairs on border security and the verdict is “Our Approach is Working.” continue reading »

Body Piercing and Tattooing Takes Over Venezuela (VIDEO)

Body Piercing and Tattooing Takes Over Venezuela (VIDEO)

The tattooed and the pierced of Venezuela had their own Expo-fair Last Weekend. Here, the pictures and videos. continue reading »

“Dating Game Killer” Charged With Two More Murders, Sits on Death Row

“Dating Game Killer” Charged With Two More Murders, Sits on Death Row

A man being called the “Dating Game Killer” was just indicted in two New York murders that happened back in the 1970s, even as he’s jailed for a number of other murders. continue reading »

Demi Lovato Returns Home from Rehab (VIDEO)

Demi Lovato Returns Home from Rehab (VIDEO)

Demi Lovato has checked out from rehab. The Disney starlet completed her treatment last week after entering an undisclosed facility in November, and is now focused on getting back into her "regular routine." continue reading »

Two Jail Inmates Sue GA Sheriff for $5 Million for Being Left Naked for 12 Hours

Two Jail Inmates Sue GA Sheriff for $5 Million for Being Left Naked for 12 Hours

Two jail inmates are suing the Whitfield County Sheriff Scott Chitwood and six of his staff, for being kept naked for 12 hours in the cellblock. continue reading »

Mexican Micro Brewer Sells out of Beer marketed to LGBTQ  Community

Mexican Micro Brewer Sells out of Beer marketed to LGBTQ Community

Mexican brewery "Minerva" has released (and sold out!) the first 500 boxes of two new beer products exclusively targeted to the LGBT community. continue reading »

Revenues, Employment in Latin American Tropical Areas to Decline Due to Deforestation Ban

Revenues, Employment in Latin American Tropical Areas to Decline Due to Deforestation Ban

Farmers in Latin America and Caribbean will see billions in lost revenue over the next two decades if a complete ban on deforestation is put in place, highlighting the need for compensatory actions continue reading »

Communities of Color Hardest Hit, Slowest to Recover from Recession

Communities of Color Hardest Hit, Slowest to Recover from Recession

The Great Recession had dire consequences for Americans’ economic well-being. Communities of color in particular ended up with much larger losses during the recession than whites continue reading »

NASCAR’s ‘Drive for Diversity’ Announces its 2011 Line Up

NASCAR’s ‘Drive for Diversity’ Announces its 2011 Line Up

NASCAR and Revolution Racing announced the 2011 driver lineup -- the eighth season for the Drive for Diversity program -- during the annual Media Tour at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. continue reading »

Winter Storm Preparedness Report-  Ahead of the Big Storm

Winter Storm Preparedness Report-  Ahead of the Big Storm

Severe winter storms can cause widespread damage and disruption. Heavy snow often results in paralyzed transportation systems, automobile accidents due to slippery roads and stranded vehicles. Glazing from ice storms topples utility lines and poles and makes travel virtually impossible. These conditions can be a threat to life. Nearly 80 people in the United States die from winter storms and extreme cold every year continue reading »

NARCO BLOG :Aeromexico Flight Caught With 80 Kilo’s of Drugs- Airline Staff Suspected

NARCO BLOG :Aeromexico Flight Caught With 80 Kilo’s of Drugs- Airline Staff Suspected

In a statement issued by the Ministry of National Defense, it has been announced that a seizure of nearly 80 kilograms of drugs, has occurred in the Guadalajara International Airport. continue reading »

Spanish and Mexican Land Grant Descendants in TX Hope to Gain Millions

Spanish and Mexican Land Grant Descendants in TX Hope to Gain Millions

A 12-page bill called The Unclaimed Mineral Proceeds Act, is expected to be introduced at the Texas Legislature this year. The bill would release millions of dollars in royalties to descendants of Spanish and Mexican land grant holders, authorities say. continue reading »

Two Haitian Nationals Accused of Killing Four-Yr Old of “Extreme Alcohol Poisoning”

Formal charges are pending against the Haitian father and aunt of a four-year old girl who died from “extreme alcohol poisoning” this past Saturday. continue reading »