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3 Beached Whales Discovered on Puerto Rican Beach

3 Beached Whales Discovered on Puerto Rican Beach

Three pilot whales that beached themselves on Puerto Rico's southeastern coast are dead, the U.S. commonwealth's Department of Natural and Environmental Resources said. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Rescue 165 Migrants From Kidnappers

Mexican Authorities Rescue 165 Migrants From Kidnappers

Police rescued 165 Central American and Cuban migrants from kidnappers in the northern border state of Tamaulipas, Mexican authorities said Thursday. continue reading »

Senate Approves Julian Castro as Housing Secretary

Senate Approves Julian Castro as Housing Secretary

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed the nomination of San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development. continue reading »

Mexico Repatriates Over 300 Honduran Children

Mexico Repatriates Over 300 Honduran Children

Mexican authorities have repatriated to Honduras 309 underage undocumented migrants so far this week, the Casa Alianza humanitarian organization said Wednesday. continue reading »

Neymar’s Agent Posts Sarcastic Rant About Brazil Coach Scolari

Neymar’s Agent Posts Sarcastic Rant About Brazil Coach Scolari

The agent who represents star Brazilian striker Neymar took to social media to blast the manager of Brazil's national squad, Luiz Felipe Scolari, calling him an "arrogant and ridiculous old fool." continue reading »

Immigration Organizations File Lawsuit Against Obama Administration

Immigration Organizations File Lawsuit Against Obama Administration

Several organizations on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the administration of President Barack Obama over the lack of attorneys protecting the rights of immigrant children in deportation proceedings. continue reading »

Immigration Activists Offer Tips for Dealing with Border Patrol

Immigration Activists Offer Tips for Dealing with Border Patrol

Activists in the U.S. Southwest are offering tips to local Hispanic populations on what to do when stopped at one of the Border Patrol's internal checkpoints. continue reading »

Argentina Defeats the Dutch, Heads for 5th World Cup Final

Argentina Defeats the Dutch, Heads for 5th World Cup Final

Goalkeeper Sergio Romero was the hero for Argentina in São Paulo Wednesday in the World Cup semifinal against the Netherlands, stopping the Dutch twice in a 4-2 penalty shootout to give his team a shot at winning its third championship. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Zeta Cell Captured- Led by Children- Video Show them Decapitating Victims

Blog del Narco: Zeta Cell Captured- Led by Children- Video Show them Decapitating Victims

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Tamaulipas. - Two children who led a cell of the criminal group "Los Zetas" were caught holding eight videos showing how Zetas butchered victims of abductions even though they had paid the ransom, police sources reported yesterday in Tamaulipas continue reading »

Results of Mexico’s Fight Against Obesity, Diabetes to be Presented at U.N.

Results of Mexico’s Fight Against Obesity, Diabetes to be Presented at U.N.

Health Secretary Mercedes Juan plans to present the results of Mexico's efforts to fight obesity and diabetes to the United Nations in compliance with international agreements, officials said. continue reading »

U.S., Cuba Hold New Round of Migration Talks

U.S., Cuba Hold New Round of Migration Talks

The United States and Cuba on Wednesday are holding here a new round of talks aimed at preventing illegal migration and facilitating regular migration flows. continue reading »

Spanish Firms to Build Wind Farm in Honduras

Spanish Firms to Build Wind Farm in Honduras

Spain's Iberdrola Ingenieria and Gamesa have been awarded a contract to build a 50 MW wind farm in Honduras, Iberdrola said Wednesday in a statement. continue reading »

Come Meet Aspiring Latino Muralists from Rosemont

Come Meet Aspiring Latino Muralists from Rosemont

Youth with an avid interest in the arts were selected from the Rosemont community, located 20-miles outside of Chicago, to participate in a unique project promoting the ancient art of muralism continue reading »

Central Americans Experience “Frightful Nightmare” en Route to U.S.

Central Americans Experience “Frightful Nightmare” en Route to U.S.

Rapes, robberies, hunger and cold. Central American children traveling through Mexico en route to the United States experience a "frightful nightmare," according to what a Honduran teenager told Efe, adding that she will "never again" make that journey. continue reading »

Carlos Slim’s America Movil to Divest Assets

Carlos Slim’s America Movil to Divest Assets

Billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil says it is prepared to divest assets to bring its share of Mexico's telecommunications market below 50 percent, a necessary step to shed its dominant-player tag and an accompanying heavy regulatory burden. continue reading »