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Honduras Likely to Break World Murder Rate Record

Honduras Likely to Break World Murder Rate Record

One Latin American country is about to break a world record that no country is ever proud to break, the world murder record. A report released Thursday says Honduras, w continue reading »

Colombian Women End Sex Strike After Govt. Builds New Road

Colombian Women End Sex Strike After Govt. Builds New Road

Women from the Colombian town of Barbacoas withheld sex from their partners, until a road connecting the town to the city of Pasto was built. continue reading »

Domincan Republic Unveils Country’s First Wind Farm

Domincan Republic Unveils Country’s First Wind Farm

As part of the country’s plan to put up $770 million worth of wind farms through 2015 , the Dominican Republic unveiled its first on Tuesday. continue reading »

U.S. Sends Its Congratulations to Uruguay on Bicentennial of Gritto de Asencio (VIDEO)

U.S. Sends Its Congratulations to Uruguay on Bicentennial of Gritto de Asencio (VIDEO)

Take a look at the congratulatory note that the Secretary of State sent to Uruguay on the occasion of the Gritto de Asencio. continue reading »

List of Hispanic Films Eligible for Best Foreign Film Academy Award

List of Hispanic Films Eligible for Best Foreign Film Academy Award

The academy has released the list of the 63 foreign-language films that are eligible for an award; inside, the Hispanic selection. continue reading »

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 »