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Latin American Clown Convention Arrives in México to Break Records and Bring Peace (VIDEO)

Latin American Clown Convention Arrives in México to Break Records and Bring Peace (VIDEO)

Mexico City is hosting more than 500 clowns from all of Latin America, who are in the city to march and to try and break the world record for the largest group of people laughing at the same time. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Father Hands Daughter Gun, Tells Her to Commit Suicide

LATINO BLOTTER: Father Hands Daughter Gun, Tells Her to Commit Suicide

A Houston-area father who claimed he was “frustrated” when he gave his pre-teen daughter weapons to use to kill herself has been arrested. Alejandro Galvan III, 29, of the south Houston neighborhood of Wilmington, continue reading »

Interior Sec. Ken Salazar: U.S. Needs More National American Latino Historical Landmarks

Interior Sec. Ken Salazar: U.S. Needs More National American Latino Historical Landmarks

The Obama administration’s top Hispanic official, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar is pushing for increased attention to American Latino history, saying more National Historic landmarks should showcase said history. continue reading »

Jlo Shows Off Her New Collection in “Despierta en América” (VIDEO)

Jlo Shows Off Her New Collection in “Despierta en América” (VIDEO)

Jennifer López made an appearance in “Despierta en América” where –in Spanish- she introduced some items of her new fashion line. continue reading »

Romney v Perry on Immigration at Last Night’s Debate (VIDEO)

Romney v Perry on Immigration at Last Night’s Debate (VIDEO)

At Tuesday’s GOP debate, Mitt Romney and Texas Gov. Rick Perry really seemed to get under each other’s skin, interrupting and even putting their hands on one another, but Perry was not holding anything back when it came to Romney’s history on immigration. continue reading »

Calle 13 Singer “Residente” Was Shakira’s Piqué For One Day (VIDEO)

Calle 13 Singer “Residente” Was Shakira’s Piqué For One Day (VIDEO)

Calle 13’s “Residente” a special guest at Shakira’s final “Sale el Sol” tour date, had a note written with a sharpie on his back that read “Today, I am Your Piqué.” continue reading »

Small Farmers in Uruguay to Get Financial Support through New Development Program

WATCH Selena Gómez Congratulate Herself for Hosting the EMA’s (VIDEO)

WATCH Selena Gómez Congratulate Herself for Hosting the EMA’s (VIDEO)

Take a look at 2011 MTV European Music Awards Host Selena Gómez congratulate herself, and her mirror-reflection-gangsta’ self in this rap promo! continue reading »

Senate Approves Extending Supplemental Security Income to Eldery and Disabled Refugees

Senate Approves Extending Supplemental Security Income to Eldery and Disabled Refugees

Monday, after Sens. Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Rand Paul (R-KY) reached an agreement, the Senate approved extending $36 million of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to about 5,000 refugees, asylees, continue reading »

Mexican Soccer Stars Condemned by Countrymen for “Gunmen Shootout” Celebration (VIDEO)

Mexican Soccer Stars Condemned by Countrymen for “Gunmen Shootout” Celebration (VIDEO)

Players Marco Fabián and Alberto Medina had a disturbing bet amongst them, that whoever scored first, would “execute” the other in “celebration.” They however did not count on the negative backlash they are receiving for it. continue reading »

UPDATE: Pocho the Pet Croc To be Embalmed And Put on Display in Costa Rica (VIDEO)

UPDATE: Pocho the Pet Croc To be Embalmed And Put on Display in Costa Rica (VIDEO)

Pocho, the domesticated Costa Rican crocodile will be immortalized and put on display in a museum in the village that cried upon hearing of his demise and prayed him onto the great beyond. continue reading »

Chile Giving Nearly 57,000 18-Year-Olds One Month to Report for Military Draft

Flood Victims in Honduras Receive $100,000 Donation from Ricky Martin

Philip Morris to Invest Heavily in Dominican Market

Philip Morris to Invest Heavily in Dominican Market

Smoking is regaining popularity among young people in the Dominican Republic, and now the Philip Morris Dominicana company is announcing a plan to invest RD$500 million (approximately $13M USD) in the Dominican market. continue reading »

Country Seeks International Aid for Flood Victims