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Judge Awards Family $2.8 Billion for the Pushed Suicide of Father at the Hands of Castro’s Cuba

Judge Awards Family $2.8 Billion for the Pushed Suicide of Father at the Hands of Castro’s Cuba

For years, Gustavo Villoldo and his family have lived in pain after his father, who shares the same name, was practically tortured, threatened, and pushed to commit suicide by the continue reading »

Creepy is the New Disney, Guillermo del Toro Remaking The Classics

Creepy is the New Disney, Guillermo del Toro Remaking The Classics

Del Toro is remaking “Haunted Mansion,” “Pinocchio” and “Beauty and the Beast”. Could a gothic “Dumbo” be in the works? Steampunk “Brave Little Toaster”? continue reading »

FDA Works with Mexico on Cross-Border Food Safety, Special Focus on Papayas

FDA Works with Mexico on Cross-Border Food Safety, Special Focus on Papayas

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and its counterpart agencies in the Mexican government, the National Service for Agroalimentary Public Health, Safety and Quality (SENASICA) continue reading »

Carlos Santana Returns to Arizona for Concert, Again States his Distaste for SB 1070

Carlos Santana Returns to Arizona for Concert, Again States his Distaste for SB 1070

In May, Carlos Santana publicly lashed out against Arizona’s controversial immigration law known as SB 1070 and other states that were passing or attempting to pass similar laws saying they were continue reading »

Mexico’s Fútbol Federation Calls for an End to Violence

Mexico’s Fútbol Federation Calls for an End to Violence

After last weekend’s incident during the Santos-Morelia match, the federation has issued a plea for more efforts to control widespread violence. continue reading »

Hurricane Irene: Current Status and Weekend Forecast

Hurricane Irene: Current Status and Weekend Forecast

Hurricane Irene, a large, powerful Category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale, continues to plow through the Bahamas, with the U.S. in its sights. continue reading »

INSIGHT:  The Root of Mexico’s Sadism

INSIGHT:  The Root of Mexico’s Sadism

Sadism is not an everyday word in the Spanish vocabulary. Yet, it is an every day event if you live in Mexico. On any given day, if you asked around, you would be lucky to find someone in Mexico who could identify the root of the word, and fewer still would relate it to the Marquis de Sade continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Uruguay on Your 186th Year of Independence

¡Felicidades! Uruguay on Your 186th Year of Independence

Today, all of Uruguay is celebrating and rejoicing its 186-year old independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in 1516 and stayed for close to 300 years as it colonized the region and enslaved native populations. The fight for independence started in 1811 when national hero Jose Gervasio Artigas launched a revolution for freedom that was marked by the key Battle of Las Piedras. The country declared itself independent from Spain on 1825 some 14 years later. continue reading »

Costa Rica and Mexico Strengthen Their Ties

Costa Rica and Mexico Strengthen Their Ties

Earlier this week, President Felipe Calderón of Mexico officially welcomed President Laura Chinchilla in Chapultepec. continue reading »

Two Taken into Custody for a String of Robberies

Isidro Torres, 34, of the 2700 block of West Harrison and Yuliana Trigueros, 21, of the 4400 block of West 77th Place were both arrested and charged with four counts of robbery in connection to a string of robberies in the Ogden (10th) District. continue reading »

NBCUniversal Failing to Keep Promise of Diverse Programming, Canceling Shows Instead

NBCUniversal Failing to Keep Promise of Diverse Programming, Canceling Shows Instead

When NBCUniversal announced it would be merging with Comcast, diversity was an issue and became a stipulation for those that would eventually allow the merger. Ye continue reading »

Remote Region of Peru Hit by 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake

Remote Region of Peru Hit by 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake

The Global Seismographic Network (USGS) is reporting a 7.0 magnitude earthquake has hit a remote and sparsely populated area of Peru, some 370 miles from the capital city of Lima. continue reading »

Cute Overload: White Lion is Born in Colombia (VIDEO)

Cute Overload: White Lion is Born in Colombia (VIDEO)

Her name is “Miracle” and according to Colombian biologists is the first baby white lion to be born in 14 years! continue reading »

Florida’s Hispanic Population Explodes Thanks to South American Immigrants

Florida’s Hispanic Population Explodes Thanks to South American Immigrants

For decades there has been a large Hispanic population in Florida, but in just 10 years, the portion of that population made up of just South Americans has more than doubled. continue reading »

Miss Brazil World Contestant Takes a Dive on the Catwalk (VIDEO)

Miss Brazil World Contestant Takes a Dive on the Catwalk (VIDEO)

A young beauty queen at the Miss Brazil World Pageant slipped during a dance number. See the faux pas inside! continue reading »