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Mexico Now Dominated by Two Powerful Cartels

Mexico Now Dominated by Two Powerful Cartels

Five years and more than 35,000 deaths into Mexico's bloody drug war, two cartels have emerged as the dominant force in narcotics and the two are poised to slug it out in a dangerous battle for control; t continue reading »

Latin America has Highest Rates of Intentional Homicide, Reports UNDOC

Latin America has Highest Rates of Intentional Homicide, Reports UNDOC

UNODC ( United nations Office on Drugs and Crimes) has released its first Global Study on Homicide, which shows that young men, particularly in Central and South America, continue reading »

Brazil Investigation into Deadly Streetcar Accident Finds 23 Safety Faults Contributing to Crash

Largest Solar Project in Caribbean to be Built in Puerto Rico

Former Venezuelan President Carlos Andres Perez Laid to Rest in Caracas

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega Told by Sony to Stop Using “Stand by Me” in Reelection Campaign

Bullfighter Survives Horrific Face Gorging- (VIDEO)

Bullfighter Survives Horrific Face Gorging- (VIDEO)

Spanish bullfighter Juan Jose Padilla is recovering from a five-hour operation to repair his face after a terrifying goring in the northeastern city of Zaragoza, the hospital that treated him said Saturday. continue reading »

AL Immigration Law Backers Dismiss Toll on State, Push for AL “Solution” Nationwide

AL Immigration Law Backers Dismiss Toll on State, Push for AL “Solution” Nationwide

As news continues to highlight the devastation incurred by Alabama in the wake of its “Arizona on steroids” anti-immigration law, new comments by a leading anti-immigration advocate underscore an important point. continue reading »

Statement by Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on September Employment Numbers

Statement by Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on September Employment Numbers

"Our nation's labor market posted growth in the month of September. Nonfarm payroll employment added 137,000 private sector jobs, exceeding expectations, and total nonfarm payroll jobs grew by 103,000. continue reading »

Argentina Makes it to Rugby World Cup Quarter-Finals  (VIDEO)

Argentina Makes it to Rugby World Cup Quarter-Finals (VIDEO)

“Los Pumas” are one of four teams still playing for the #1 rugby title that sees Argentina clash against favorite and host New Zealand on Sunday. continue reading »

Ahead of the 2012 Apocalypse, Porn Company Designs Porn Bunker

Ahead of the 2012 Apocalypse, Porn Company Designs Porn Bunker

With many worried that the end of the Mayan calendar means the end of the world, an adult film company has designed a sort of “porn bunker” in which all inside can be saved. Pink Visual, a pornography company out continue reading »

WATCH Hilarious Volskwagen Ad, and Learn Some Español! (VIDEO)

WATCH Hilarious Volskwagen Ad, and Learn Some Español! (VIDEO)

VW's latest ad for the Passat shows that anyone can drive the diesel version of the sedan for 13 hours between refuels, enough time to learn Spanish! continue reading »

Group Calls on Minorities to Join the Occupy Wall Street Movement

Group Calls on Minorities to Join the Occupy Wall Street Movement

The People of Color Working Group have called on fellow people of color to join the protests of Occupy Wall Street to develop "critical consciousness within the movement" and extend "its reach to include those most effected by the current crisis." continue reading »

Head of Central Bank Indicates Interest Rates Will Continue to be Cut

Bogotá Cleaning Lady Goes Into Coma At Work, No One Notices for a Week, Miraculously Revived

Bogotá Cleaning Lady Goes Into Coma At Work, No One Notices for a Week, Miraculously Revived

An office manager found the lifeless body of a cleaning lady missing for a week and paramedics realizing she still had a pulse revived her. continue reading »