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Panama Asks UN to List Certain Woods As Endangered

Panama Asks UN to List Certain Woods As Endangered

The Governments of Madagascar and Panama have requested the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) to list 91 hardwood species in an effort to curb the increase in illegal timber trade by enabling verification of legal origin under CITES standards. continue reading »

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Visit Dominican Republic

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Visit Dominican Republic

Clinton will travel to the Dominican Republic October 5 for the fourth Pathways to Prosperity in the Americas ministerial. The government of the Dominican Republic will host the event, involving high-level government officials, continue reading »

AZ Sheriff Arpaio Creates Politcal Action Committee in Order to Donate to GOP Presidential Campaign

AZ Sheriff Arpaio Creates Politcal Action Committee in Order to Donate to GOP Presidential Campaign

Arizona’s attention-hungry Sheriff Joe Arpaio is at it again. This time, he has created a political action committee in hopes of raising money to support the GOP presidential candidate whose beliefs best reflect his own. continue reading »

Peru Exports to Brazil Growth an Astonishing 80.77% in 2011

2.3 Million Tourists Visited Peru this Year

Korean Air Considering Peru for Its South American Hub

Perry Apologizes For Calling Those Opposed to In-state Tuition for Undocumented “Heartless” (VIDEO)

Perry Apologizes For Calling Those Opposed to In-state Tuition for Undocumented “Heartless” (VIDEO)

In recent GOP presidential debates, Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been lambasted by fellow Republicans for approving in-state tuition for the undocumented immigrants of his state. Last week, he fought back saying anyon continue reading »

Ever wondered How To Make It in America? Ask Luis Guzmán!

Ever wondered How To Make It in America? Ask Luis Guzmán!

The second season of Guzmán's How to Make It in America will premiere on HBO Oct. 2. Check out this promotional video, full of surprises! continue reading »

56-Year-Old Ecuadoran Man Awaiting Deportation Dies from Heart Attack

Ecuador to Improve Collection of Criminological Information

2,500 People Join in for the First MP3 Experimental Flashmob in Mexico

2,500 People Join in for the First MP3 Experimental Flashmob in Mexico

2,500 people downloaded and simultaneously played the same MP3 of instructions provided by ImprovEverywhere. Watch what happened next. continue reading »

Celebrate National Coffee Day with Colombia, Just Recognized as One of the Best Coffee Providers

Celebrate National Coffee Day with Colombia, Just Recognized as One of the Best Coffee Providers

The Specialty Coffee Association of America’s (SCAA’s) said the best coffee in the world comes from Aguadas, Colombia. The coffee beans that were just awarded the prestigious “Rainforest Alliance” seal in Houston, Texas, grow in a Colombian town by the name of Aguadas, buried in the Andean northern coffee zone in Colombia. continue reading »

Report: Latino Households Are Larger and Use More Household Products than Others

Report: Latino Households Are Larger and Use More Household Products than Others

Fifty-one million strong and with households that spend more than any other population segment on laundry and household cleaning supplies, Latinos have an especially significant impact on the market for household products continue reading »

Ecuador Investing in Feasibility Studies for Public Work Projects

Arizona Latina Fights to Afford Health Care for Her Brain Damaged Husband and Keep Him in US

Arizona Latina Fights to Afford Health Care for Her Brain Damaged Husband and Keep Him in US

On September 19, Jesus Armando Cornelio collapsed while playing soccer at a park with his brother. Today, his wife fights to afford the health care he needs, as Arizona’s laws state that Medicaid is only for those who have been legal permanent residents for five years. continue reading »