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World’s Largest Rodent Seen Outside Its Native South America, Roaming in California

World’s Largest Rodent Seen Outside Its Native South America, Roaming in California

Known as the world’s largest rodent, a capybara, or Carpincho as it is known in Spanish, has been sighted in California, quite a long way from its usual South American home. continue reading »

World Anti-Doping Agency To Challenge “Contaminated Meat” Angle in Mexico Team Doping Case

World Anti-Doping Agency To Challenge “Contaminated Meat” Angle in Mexico Team Doping Case

5 Mexican fútbol players who tested positive for Clenbuterol, said the drug was on the meat they ate. WADA doesn’t believe them. continue reading »

Attempted Kidnapping of 6-Yr Old in NM Thwarted by Hero Antonio Diaz Chacon

Attempted Kidnapping of 6-Yr Old in NM Thwarted by Hero Antonio Diaz Chacon

UPDATE: The good samaritan that probably saved the life of a 6-year old little girl that was snatched from a playground has been identified as Antonio Diaz Chacon. continue reading »

Bull Killed by Other Bull in Spain “Encierro” (VIDEO)

Bull Killed by Other Bull in Spain “Encierro” (VIDEO)

The fatal victim of the Spanish bull run this time was the bull, who got head butted into the great beyond by a member of his own species. continue reading »

Before Becoming US Citizen, Guatemalan Writer Walking Across Country Asking, “What is an American?”

Before Becoming US Citizen, Guatemalan Writer Walking Across Country Asking, “What is an American?”

Constantino Diaz-Duran decided that before he officially becomes a U.S. citizen, he wants to walk across the country and meet his soon-to-be-fellow Americans. continue reading »

Salma Hayek’s Woes, Being Beautiful and Privileged

Salma Hayek’s Woes, Being Beautiful and Privileged

How could she ever withstand the pressure of having to be beautiful and priveledged? With experience provided by being a film star, she said to Allure Magazine…. continue reading »

Boston Bar Being Sued for Not Allowing Hispanics and Other Non-Whites In

Boston Bar Being Sued for Not Allowing Hispanics and Other Non-Whites In

A Boston bar owner is being sued for allegedly turning away Hispanic and black patrons after saying, “I don't know you guys, and you should try to find another place to go.” continue reading »

11 Year-old Texas Mayor For a Day Changes Main St. to Justin Bieber Way (VIDEO)

11 Year-old Texas Mayor For a Day Changes Main St. to Justin Bieber Way (VIDEO)

11 year-old Caroline González won a Facebook contest to be the Mayor of Forney Texas for a Day. Her first official decree? Justin Bieber Way. continue reading »

Latinos Students Taking College ACT Continue to Show Improved Scores Especially in Math & Science

Latinos Students Taking College ACT Continue to Show Improved Scores Especially in Math & Science

College and career readiness among 2011 Hispanic U.S. high school graduates who took the ACT test shows slow but steady improvement, particularly in the key areas of math and science, according to ACT’s yearly report, The Condition of College and Career Readiness 2011, released today. continue reading »

Back of the Yard Man Linked to Musical Equipment Stolen at Lollapalooza

Back of the Yard Man Linked to Musical Equipment Stolen at Lollapalooza

The Chicago Police FBI Violent Crimes Task force, working in conjunction with the Major Case Squad, have arrested and charged a Chicago man in connection with the theft of thousands of dollars of music and sound equipment from Chicago's Lollapalooza Music Festival. continue reading »

Immigration Services Launches Spanish-Language Version of E-Verify Self Check

Immigration Services Launches Spanish-Language Version of E-Verify Self Check

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced that Self Check, a free online service of E-Verify that allows workers to check their own employment eligibility status, is now available in Spanish and accessible to residents in 16 additional states continue reading »

Colombia Funds Early Childhood Services for Low-Income Households in Country

Colombia Funds Early Childhood Services for Low-Income Households in Country

The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the IDB Group, is partnering with Fundación Carulla in Colombia to create a franchise of high-quality early childhood services for low-income households in the country. continue reading »

Chicago Police Release July 2011 Crime Statistics

Today, Chicago police released official crime statistics for July, which marked the 31st month of crime drops overall and in violent and property index offenses in the City. continue reading »

Christina Santiago: LGBT Rights Activist and 1 of 5 Killed in Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse

Christina Santiago: LGBT Rights Activist and 1 of 5 Killed in Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse

As the nation learned of the tragedy at the Indiana State Fair, the family of Christina Santiago was also informed that she was one of the five killed when the fair’s stage collapsed into the concert goers. continue reading »

Come Celebrate With Us “National Rum Day”

Come Celebrate With Us “National Rum Day”

August 16 is National Rum day, and to celebrate it, we bring you a delicious selection of recipes and cocktails that call for the Captain’s favorite beverage! continue reading »