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Romney Disingenuous to Support Chinese Activist but Not Latino Immigrants Seeking a Better Life

Romney Disingenuous to Support Chinese Activist but Not Latino Immigrants Seeking a Better Life

Mitt Romney has come out calling the US policy on Chen Guangcheng, a political dissidence, a “dark day for freedom” and “a day of shame for the Obama administration.” With such bold quotes on immigrant’s rights, you would think that he would support humane immigration laws at in the US, however, he remains entrenched in his no amnesty, self-deportation position. continue reading »

Kelly Ripa: Mark Consuelos won’t be the permanent co-host of ‘LIVE! With Kelly’

Kelly Ripa: Mark Consuelos won’t be the permanent co-host of ‘LIVE! With Kelly’

It's been said that one should never mix business with pleasure and that is why you won’t see Mark Consuelos permanently in the co-host chair on LIVE! With Kelly. continue reading »

Cardinal Timothy Dolan Weighs in on Immigration Reform and Contraception

Cardinal Timothy Dolan Weighs in on Immigration Reform and Contraception

Cardinal Timothy Dolan weighed in on immigration reform, contraception and the Catholic Church today in an exclusive interview on MSNBC’s “Jansing & Co.” continue reading »

Who Speaks Spanish Best? by Raul Guerrero

Who Speaks Spanish Best? by Raul Guerrero

Are Spain, Latin America and Hispanic US, paraphrasing Oscar Wilde, worlds separated by the same language? Argentinos and uruguayos pronounce ll, y and g as English speakers do the sh in she, and some bolivianos and ecuatorianos pronounce the ll as the l in Leonor, while other Spanish-speakers do as the y in yo-yo. continue reading »

Shakira And Ronaldo Top 2012 Latino Social Media Ranking

Shakira And Ronaldo Top 2012 Latino Social Media Ranking

@Plus_Three, the leading online marketing firm for Hispanic causes and organizations, today released its 2012 Latino Social Media Ranking (#2012LatinoRanking) analysis. continue reading »

Ship Named After Prominent Civil Rights Activist Cesar Chavez to be Christened by US Navy

Ship Named After Prominent Civil Rights Activist Cesar Chavez to be Christened by US Navy

The Navy will christen and launch the dry cargo/ammunition ship the USNS Cesar Chavez, Saturday, May 5, 2012, during a 7:30 p.m. PDT ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego. continue reading »

Brazilian Government Facing Criticism in Delay of Truth Commission Appointments

Brazilian Government Facing Criticism in Delay of Truth Commission Appointments

Members of the Human Rights Committee of Brazil's lower house criticized President Dilma Rousseff's administration on Thursday for delays in setting up a truth commission to examine acts of repression between 1946 and 1988. continue reading »

Congratulations to Brazil’s Havaianas for 50 Years of Flip-Flip Fun!

Congratulations to Brazil’s Havaianas for 50 Years of Flip-Flip Fun!

“Havaianas. The real ones.” In 1962, the first pair of Havaianas (flip-flops) was created with inspiration from the Zori, the Japanese sandals made of fabric straps and rice continue reading »

Wedding Gift Drop Off Leaves 7 Beheaded in Brazil Farm

Wedding Gift Drop Off Leaves 7 Beheaded in Brazil Farm

Police found seven people decapitated at a farm in the central Brazilian state of Goias, media outlets said. continue reading »

Brazilian Film Maker Carlos Diegues to Chair Jury for Cannes Film Festival

Brazilian Film Maker Carlos Diegues to Chair Jury for Cannes Film Festival

After Bong Joon-Ho, Gael García Bernal, Roschdy Zem and Abbas Kiarostami, the demanding task of selecting the best new filmmaker this year falls to Carlos Diegues. continue reading »

UN Alarmed at Most Recent Killing of Brazilian Journalist

UN Alarmed at Most Recent Killing of Brazilian Journalist

The United Nations human rights office voiced concern at what it called a “disturbing” trend of killing journalists in Brazil, after another reporter was found dead earlier this week. continue reading »

Colin Firth’s Campaign to Save the Awa Tribe of Brazil’s Amazon

Colin Firth’s Campaign to Save the Awa Tribe of Brazil’s Amazon

Oscar-winning film star Colin Firth today launched a major Survival International campaign to save ‘Earth’s most threatened tribe’ – the Awá of the Brazilian Amazon. continue reading »

Prostitute Suing U.S. Embassy in Brasilia After Marines and Embassy Staff Push Her from Car

Prostitute Suing U.S. Embassy in Brasilia After Marines and Embassy Staff Push Her from Car

The U.S. government in once again faced with accusations that those under their command have engaged in inappropriate conduct with prostitutes in Latin America. continue reading »

Brazil and Spain Top Seeded Olympic Soccer Teams

Brazil and Spain Top Seeded Olympic Soccer Teams

In a stage draw this week, Spain, Brazil, and Britain were chosen as the top seeded teams for the men’s Olympic soccer tournament. These teams will be separated in an effort to spread out the higher ranked teams and also keep European and Latin American teams apart. continue reading »

Brazil and Spain Top Seeded Olympic Soccer Teams

In a stage draw this week, Spain, Brazil, and Britain were chosen as the top seeded teams for the men’s Olympic soccer tournament. These teams will be separated in an effort to spread out the higher ranked teams and also keep European and Latin American teams apart. continue reading »