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Hollywood Actor Viggo Mortensen Will Shoot a Film in Argentina With Soledad Villamil

Hollywood Actor Viggo Mortensen Will Shoot a Film in Argentina With Soledad Villamil

The actor, who lived in Argentina for eight of his younger years, will shoot his first Argentine film starting in June. continue reading »

Peru-Korea Free Trade Agreement Set to Take Effect in April

Peru-Korea Free Trade Agreement Set to Take Effect in April

The bilateral free trade between Peru and South Korea is set to take effect in April, 2011 and is expected to expand trade between the countries five-fold through 2016. continue reading »

New Mexico Lawman Wants Drug Testing to be Requiremeed to Receive Unemployment Benefits

New Mexico Lawman Wants Drug Testing to be Requiremeed to Receive Unemployment Benefits

In Santa Fe, one New Mexico lawman is proposing that anyone wishing to receive unemployment benefits be required to take drug tests before receiving checks. continue reading »

Wilmer Valderrama to Star in Remake of Chilean Comedy: ‘Que Pena Tu Vida’

Wilmer Valerrama is set to have the leading role in the remake of a Chilean favorite “Que Pena Tu Vida” (What a Shame Your Life Is). continue reading »

Fox Sports Rejects Another Super Bowl Ad: this One Features  “John 3:16”

Fox Sports Rejects Another Super Bowl Ad: this One Features “John 3:16”

Fox Sports has rejected a proposed Super Bowl commercial featuring "John 3:16", a reference to a Bible verse that has been part of the culture of football in America for decades. continue reading »

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 »