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Dept. of Justice Sets Up Hotline in Alabama to Report Civil Rights Violations After HB 56 Passed

Dept. of Justice Sets Up Hotline in Alabama to Report Civil Rights Violations After HB 56 Passed

The U.S. Department of Justice has established a hotline and e-mail address to receive discrimination and other civil rights complaints in the state of Alabama. continue reading »

Thanks to Emerging Economy, Latin America Seeing Increase in International Tourists

Thanks to Emerging Economy, Latin America Seeing Increase in International Tourists

UN report: international tourist numbers expected to hit 1.8 Billion by 2030. The number of tourists travelling outside their countries is projected to reach 1.8 billion within two decades, with emerging economies responsible for the highest growth rates, according to a new report released by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). continue reading »

Results of Investigation of L.A. Schools for Civil Rights Violations Announced

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan today announced the successful resolution of the first proactive civil rights enforcement action taken by the Department of Education under the Obama Administration. continue reading »

Police Looking for Two Missing Girls, Jules Rolan and Yazmin Rodriguez

Chicago police are searching for Jules Rolan, 15, and Yazmin Rodriguez, 17, after they vanished from their homes in the city's Humboldt Park neighborhood. continue reading »

After 5 Suspensions, Univ. of S.C. Quarterback Stephen Garcia is Out, Coach Says ‘Enough’

After 5 Suspensions, Univ. of S.C. Quarterback Stephen Garcia is Out, Coach Says ‘Enough’

The University of South Carolina Gamecocks had had enough of the quarterback Stephen Garcia. After multiple suspensions, Garcia has been let go for failing to “follow the guidelines of his reinstatement.” continue reading »

Venezuelan City Uses Mimes to Educate Drivers

Venezuelan City Uses Mimes to Educate Drivers

Traffic around Caracas can get out of control, and that’s why Sucre Mayor has decided to replicate a Colombian initiative: Mimes. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Adolfo Martinez Arrested for Groping Woman in Brooklyn

LATINO BLOTTER: Adolfo Martinez Arrested for Groping Woman in Brooklyn

A Latino man has been arrested for groping woman in a New York neighborhood, police initially believing he was behind a dozen other sexual attacks in the area. continue reading »

WATCH Argentina Bieber Fans Go Commando to Catch a Glimpse

WATCH Argentina Bieber Fans Go Commando to Catch a Glimpse

Argentine fans of Justin Bieber defied security at Buenos Aires’ exclusive “Faena” hotel, jumping over or crawling under fences, rushing and shrieking while trying to get a glimpse of the Biebs. continue reading »

CHECK OUT Ronaldinho’s Insane Free Kick Goal Against México (VIDEO)

CHECK OUT Ronaldinho’s Insane Free Kick Goal Against México (VIDEO)

Watch Brazilian player Ronaldinho kick the most amazing goal of the 2014 World Cup qualifying games thus far against México. continue reading »

U.S. House Approves Colombia, Panama, and S. Korea Trade Agreements

U.S. House Approves Colombia, Panama, and S. Korea Trade Agreements

With the Senate expected to approve the trade deals with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea, the House of Representatives has signed off on the deals. continue reading »

Former Astronaut, Jose Hernandez, Running for Congress in California (VIDEO)

Former Astronaut, Jose Hernandez, Running for Congress in California (VIDEO)

On October 11t, Jose Hernandez, a retired NASA astronaut, announced that he is looking to become the newly-created 10th District’s congressional representative. continue reading »

On Anniversary of Rescue, Bolivian Miner Gets Arrested

On Anniversary of Rescue, Bolivian Miner Gets Arrested

Trapped Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani unfortunately won’t partake of the 1 year anniversary celebrations as he has been arrested for domestic abuse. continue reading »

Puerto Rican “Coquí Llanero” Frog to Receive U.S. Protection as Endangered Species

Puerto Rican “Coquí Llanero” Frog to Receive U.S. Protection as Endangered Species

U.S. environmental officials announced they would like to list the minuscule “Coquí Llanero” frog to the list of endangered species. The “Coquí Llanero” is Puerto Rico’s smallest tree frog. Its calling sound is at such continue reading »

Following Successful Promotion of Enrique Iglesias, Zynga Announces New Games, Prepares to go Public

Following Successful Promotion of Enrique Iglesias, Zynga Announces New Games, Prepares to go Public

Last week, Enrique Iglesias teamed up with Zynga, the gaming giant that gave the world FarmVille, CityVille, Mafia Wars, Words with Friends, etc, to promote the singer’s “Euphoria” tour, which kicked off in Boston in late September. continue reading »

CONFIRMED Javier Bardem Will Be The Villain in The Next 007 Film (VIDEO)

CONFIRMED Javier Bardem Will Be The Villain in The Next 007 Film (VIDEO)

The Spanish actor will be the next Bond-villain in the 23rd Bond, titled "Skyfall," directed by Sam Mendes. continue reading »