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Shakira: Honored at Harvard, Lampooned in Spain (VIDEO)

Shakira: Honored at Harvard, Lampooned in Spain (VIDEO)

The Colombian singer will receive this February 26th the most prestigious award given by Harvard university to a singer: “Artist of the Year” continue reading »

Twitter May Be Worldwide, but It’s Still Looking to Users for Help

Twitter May Be Worldwide, but It’s Still Looking to Users for Help

If the recent events in Egypt have taught us anything, it is that social media has made it possible to share local information throughout the world in seconds. Even the U.S. government took the opportunity to support the protestors via Twitter. continue reading »

Argentina’s Philharmonic Orchestra Stages Outdoor Concert Demanding Better Pay (VIDEO)

Argentina’s Philharmonic Orchestra Stages Outdoor Concert Demanding Better Pay (VIDEO)

This is the kind of protesting the whole world could take a lesson on. Or hum to. continue reading »

One Week at AZ Border:  $27M in Drugs Seized, 2,500 Illegal Aliens Arrested & $76,000 in Cash Seized

One Week at AZ Border:  $27M in Drugs Seized, 2,500 Illegal Aliens Arrested & $76,000 in Cash Seized

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Arizona Joint Field Command today announced that during the week of Feb. 7-13, CBP apprehended more than 2,500 undocumented aliens at and between the ports of entry continue reading »

4 killed, 120 Injured in Worst Train Collision in 15 Years in Argentina (VIDEO)

4 killed, 120 Injured in Worst Train Collision in 15 Years in Argentina (VIDEO)

Preliminary investigations revealed that two of the four brakes in the freight train that rammed onto the other train, where "intentionally blocked," one nailed out of place, one secured with a padlock, suggesting foul play and sabotage. continue reading »

Hispanics, Not Native Americans Now the Largest Population in Oklahoma

Hispanics, Not Native Americans Now the Largest Population in Oklahoma

Though Native Americans have a long tradition of being the largest population in Oklahoma, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hispanics now carry that title. continue reading »

Mobile Technology to Help Improve Quality of Life for Brazil’s Remote Indigenous Communities

Mobile Technology to Help Improve Quality of Life for Brazil’s Remote Indigenous Communities

The United Nations Foundation and Vodafone Foundation announced a new initiative to identify how mobile technology can increase access to healthcare in Brazil’s indigenous communities. continue reading »

Sheyla Hershey, The Brazilian Woman Who Claims To Have the Largest Breasts In a Coma

Sheyla Hershey, The Brazilian Woman Who Claims To Have the Largest Breasts In a Coma

The Brazilian woman who claimed to have the world’s largest breasts is in a coma, followind a suicide attempt, said a British tabloid. continue reading »

3.1 Million Hispanic Americans Struggle with Arthritis

3.1 Million Hispanic Americans Struggle with Arthritis

Arthritis affected about 3.1 million Hispanics in the United States between 2002 and 2009, and there were wide variations in arthritis rates among Hispanic subgroups, according to a new federal study. continue reading »

Immigrants Cleared in Border Agent Shooting Case

Back on December 14th, 2010, Border Patrol agent Brain Terry was shot and killed in Arizona. The day before the shooting, three immigrants in the area were arrested, but have now been cleared by federal agents. continue reading »

Brazilian Model Crowned Miss “Colita” in Peru

Brazilian Model Crowned Miss “Colita” in Peru

Sandra Alionço, from Brazil was crowned as International Miss "Colita" 2011 last weekend at the Reef Classic surf championship held at Peru's Chilca beach. continue reading »

Tree Planting Brigades Arrive in Haiti from the Dominican Republic

Tree Planting Brigades Arrive in Haiti from the Dominican Republic

The Ministry of Environment in the Dominican Republic has planted more than 380,000 trees in the area of Tirou, Haiti as part of the Green Quisqueya Plan. continue reading »

Univision Launches Game Show Set In… Kmart?  (VIDEO)

Univision Launches Game Show Set In… Kmart?  (VIDEO)

"Arrasa con Todo con Kmart," is the name of Univision's new Spanish speaking game show where contestants compete in a myriad of supermarket themed games and challenges. continue reading »

Latin American Digital Media Company, TERRA, Named Most Innovative in Music Along with Apple

Latin American Digital Media Company, TERRA, Named Most Innovative in Music Along with Apple

Fast Company magazine today named Terra as one of the top 5 Most Innovative Companies in music. Brazil headquartered digital media company, Terra is present in 18 countries and its product Sonora was ranked as No. 5 in the music industry on Fast Company's annual list of the world's continue reading »

UN Urges Latin America to Capitalize on Cancun Climate Accords

UN Urges Latin America to Capitalize on Cancun Climate Accords

The United Nations climate change chief called on Latin American nations to fully capitalize on opportunities to take climate change action to the next level, building on the achievements reached at last year’s conference in Cancún, Mexico. continue reading »