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Colombian Drivers Owe More Than $300 Million in Unpaid Fines

Colombian Drivers Owe More Than $300 Million in Unpaid Fines

Bogota, Colombia’s Mobility Department is reportedly preparing to impound 36,842 vehicles and 2125 homes because the owners have failed to pay a total of about 560 billion pesos (more than US$309.6 million). continue reading »

Survey: Majority of Hispanic Teens Guilty of Texting While Driving

Survey: Majority of Hispanic Teens Guilty of Texting While Driving

Findings from a new survey commissioned by AT&T as part of the "It Can Wait"campaign indicate Hispanic teens are highly vulnerable when it comes to texting while driving. A shocking 54 percent of Hispanic teens admit to texting while driving, compared to 41 percent of Caucasian and 42 percent of African-American teenagers. continue reading »

Over Fifty-Thousand People Came to U.S. as Refugees in 2011, Cuba Leads from aLatin American Country

Over Fifty-Thousand People Came to U.S. as Refugees in 2011, Cuba Leads from aLatin American Country

The U.S. provides refuge to persons who have been persecuted or have a well-founded fear of persecution through two programs: one for refugees and one for asylees, both allow for the affected person and their immediate relatives to be allowed into U.S. continue reading »

The “Most Beautiful” Latinos Celebrate At People en Español Magazine Gala

The “Most Beautiful” Latinos Celebrate At People en Español Magazine Gala

Mexican songstress Thalia, in a sensual and short dress designed by Roberto Cavalli, and Dominican TV host Charytin Goyco in an elegant black outfit by countryman Oscar de la Renta, turned heads in New York during their red carpet appearances for People en Español magazine's "50 Most Beautiful" issue gala. continue reading »

UPDATE: Colombian Government to Assist in Release of French Journalist

UPDATE: Colombian Government to Assist in Release of French Journalist

The Colombian government notified France that it will do what is necessary to enable leftist rebels' plan to release a French journalist who fell into guerrilla hands, Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos said Tuesday. continue reading »

Spanish Rumors:  Is Picque Cheating on Shakira with Bar Refaeli?

Spanish Rumors:  Is Picque Cheating on Shakira with Bar Refaeli?

Rumors are beginning to intensify that Barcelona’s famous soccer player, Gerard Picqué, and world famous Israeli super model Bar Refaeli are now enjoying a new romance. continue reading »

France Yet To Respond to Colombian Rebels’ Offer to Release French Journalist

France Yet To Respond to Colombian Rebels’ Offer to Release French Journalist

Former Sen. Piedad Cordoba and the International Committee of the Red Cross agreed on Monday to form a delegation to receive a French journalist captured last month by leftist FARC rebels while embedded with Colombian security forces, but neither Paris nor Bogota commented on the proposed release. continue reading »

Bomb in Bogota Targeting Interior Minister, Fernando Londoño, Kills Two and Wounds 39

Bomb in Bogota Targeting Interior Minister, Fernando Londoño, Kills Two and Wounds 39

A bomb targeting former Interior Minister Fernando Londoño killed his driver and a bodyguard and wounded 39 others Tuesday in the Colombian capital, police said, amending earlier official comments that spoke of five dead and 29 injured. continue reading »

Rep. King: Meeting Colombian Prostitute at Center of Secret Service Scandal “Simply Not Necessary”

Rep. King: Meeting Colombian Prostitute at Center of Secret Service Scandal “Simply Not Necessary”

New York Congressman and Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security Peter King has released a statement saying he will not be meeting with the Colombian prostitute involved in the Secret Service's scandal, de continue reading »

Bodies of Missing 4-year-old Colombian Girls Found

Bodies of Missing 4-year-old Colombian Girls Found

The bodies of two missing 4-year-old girls have been found and it appears that they were raped, Colombian police said, adding that two suspects are under arrest. The killings occurred in the provinces of Huila and Atlantico, the commander of a special police unit to track down missing persons, Gen. Humberto Guatibonza, said continue reading »

Eva Mendes Remains Coy About Relationship With Ryan Gosling on Ellen Show (VIDEO)

Eva Mendes Remains Coy About Relationship With Ryan Gosling on Ellen Show (VIDEO)

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling put breakup rumors to rest when the hot couple was spotted holding hands in New York City. The duo, who met on the set of The Place Beyond The Pines, have yet to officially confirm their relationship. In an interview with Ellen DeGeneres, the popular talk-show host joked about their non-confirmed relationship, asking the actress in a roundabout way. continue reading »

Latin Grammys Increase Nominees and Elect New Trustees

Latin Grammys Increase Nominees and Elect New Trustees

The Latin Recording Academy recently held its spring Board of Trustees meeting and The Academy's Trustees voted to expand the Rock Field and the Tropical Field, restructure the Pop Field, and develop the four General Categories to include 10 nominees each. This brings the total number of Latin GRAMMY Categories that will be recognized in November 2012 to 47 (previously 46). continue reading »

Colombia Helps Americans Celebrate Mother’s Day by Exporting Millions of Roses

Colombia Helps Americans Celebrate Mother’s Day by Exporting Millions of Roses

It’s Mothers Day and in certain parts of the U.S. it’s still to chilly to cut your own roses for your mom. So where do the endless Mothers Day rose bouquets come from? continue reading »

Latino Commission on AIDS Commends FDA Recommendations to Prevent HIV Infections

Latino Commission on AIDS Commends FDA Recommendations to Prevent HIV Infections

An advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration recommended that Truvada, an antiretroviral medication used to treat HIV, should be used as a new prevention tool for people that are at high risk of being exposed to HIV. continue reading »

Broadway League Launches Viva Broadway to Bring More Latinos to the Theater

Broadway League Launches Viva Broadway to Bring More Latinos to the Theater

The Broadway League has created Viva Broadway, a new audience development partnership with the Hispanic community, to help bridge the world of Broadway with Latino audiences around the country. continue reading »