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Latino Groups Call Out Kennedy Center’s Neglect to Honor Latino Artists

Latino Groups Call Out Kennedy Center’s Neglect to Honor Latino Artists

In letters to Kennedy Center executives, Caroline Kennedy, President Obama, and members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts (NHFA) and the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA) are calling for major changes in the process by which Kennedy Center Honorees are selected and asking why there is a constant pattern of exclusion of Latinos. The groups' demands follow the recent announcement of the 2012 Honorees, none of whom are Latino artists. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Pollution in Latin America

INFOGRAPHIC: Pollution in Latin America

Globally, outdoor urban air pollution kills 2 million people annually and indoor air pollution causes 2 million premature deaths. In Latin America, 100 million people in are exposed to levels of air pollution that exceed the recommended standards. With these rates it is important to look at the health and environmental issues connected to pollution. HS-News takes a look at which countries are culprits and which are taking strides towards environmental protection. continue reading »

Argentine Media Reporting 51-Yr Old Soccer Great Maradona to be Father Again

Argentine Media Reporting 51-Yr Old Soccer Great Maradona to be Father Again

Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona and girlfriend Veronica Ojeda are expecting their first child together, the local press reported Friday. continue reading »

Immigration Rates Decrease, Proportion of Latinos Among Immigrants Drops in 2011

Immigration Rates Decrease, Proportion of Latinos Among Immigrants Drops in 2011

Immigration to the United States last year had its smallest increase in a decade, and the proportion of Latin Americans among immigrants fell, according to calculations published Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. continue reading »

Sharon Stone Keeping Company with Much Younger Argentinian Hottie

Sharon Stone Keeping Company with Much Younger Argentinian Hottie

RadarOnline is reporting that 54-year-old actress Sharon Stone is keeping company in Venice with her much younger, attractive “Argentinian hunk” Martin Mica. continue reading »

Today’s Latin Americans Living 45 Years Longer than Those in 1900

Today’s Latin Americans Living 45 Years Longer than Those in 1900

The average life expectancy in Latin America has risen from 29 years in 1900 to 74 years in 2010, according to a study presented by the Pan American Health Organization, or PAHO. continue reading »

Boxer “Maravilla” Martinez to Undergo Hand Surgery After Winning WBC Middleweight Title

Boxer “Maravilla” Martinez to Undergo Hand Surgery After Winning WBC Middleweight Title

Argentina's Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez, who reclaimed the WBC middleweight title last weekend by defeating Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in Las Vegas, broke a hand during the fight and will be operated on in Spain for a knee injury. continue reading »

UN: Increasing Argentina’s Maize Exports Will Alleviate Pressure on International Markets

UN: Increasing Argentina’s Maize Exports Will Alleviate Pressure on International Markets

Argentina’s announcement that it would export an additional 2.75 million tonnes of maize this year will help ease tight international markets, the United Nations food agency said today, adding that while this is a welcome measure, countries must remain vigilante to avoid a global food crisis. continue reading »

IDB Loan Will Provide 500,000 With Cleaner Drinking Water in Argentina

IDB Loan Will Provide 500,000 With Cleaner Drinking Water in Argentina

A $500 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will help finance a program to provide 516,000 people in northern Argentina access to improved wastewater treatment services. continue reading »

Aaron Diaz and Lola Ponce Celebrate Their Success, Pregnancy in New York

Aaron Diaz and Lola Ponce Celebrate Their Success, Pregnancy in New York

Actors and singers Aaron Diaz and Lola Ponce exude happiness these days in New York in expectation of their first baby and professional success with their new projects. continue reading »

Argentina and Chevron Sign Hydrocarbon Development Deal

Argentina and Chevron Sign Hydrocarbon Development Deal

Argentine state-run oil firm YPF and U.S. supermajor Chevron Corp. on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding to "explore non-conventional hydrocarbon development opportunities" in the massive Vaca Muerta shale formation, YPF said in a statement Friday. continue reading »

President Obama Denies Neglecting Latin America During First Term

President Obama Denies Neglecting Latin America During First Term

U.S. President Barack Obama denied Thursday - contrary to what many of his critics contend - that he has neglected Latin America and said that his administration has been "very aggressive" in trying to broaden relations with the region. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Economic Competitiveness in Latin America

INFOGRAPHIC: Economic Competitiveness in Latin America

The 2012-2013 Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) covers 144 major and emerging economies. The report assesses the ability of countries to provide high levels of prosperity to their citizens. Scoring a variety of indicators out of a possible 7 points, below is a sampling of where LatAm ranked globally. continue reading »

Creative New Site Based Out of Argentina, Opens to the World - Explore the World of Mural.ly

Creative New Site Based Out of Argentina, Opens to the World - Explore the World of Mural.ly

Earlier this week, Buenos Aires-based Mural.ly (Murally) opened up the private beta of there website to the world to allow feedback from more people to “keep improving our experience.” continue reading »

Madrid’s Radamel Falcao Continues to Score

Madrid’s Radamel Falcao Continues to Score

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo get all the attention when discussing the best soccer player in the world. They are clearly the best players who ply their trade in Spain’s La Liga, but there is fast riser who should be at least mentioned in the discussion. continue reading »