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Man Upset With Lack of Meat in Chalupa, Throws Bomb at Taco Bell

Man Upset With Lack of Meat in Chalupa, Throws Bomb at Taco Bell

A Taco Bell customer in Georgia was so angry about the quality of his purchase that he tossed a fire bomb at the building. Albany, GA police responded to reports that the outer wall of a Taco Bell was burned just to the side of the drive-thru window. continue reading »

International Aid Coming to Flood-Ravaged El Salvador

International Aid Coming to Flood-Ravaged El Salvador

United Nations aid agencies are ramping up their efforts to provide shelter, food and health care to El Salvador, which is facing one of the greatest disasters in its history as heavy rains continue to cause severe flooding across Central America. continue reading »

For 20th Consecutive Year UN General Assembly Calls for End to US - Cuban Embargo

For 20th Consecutive Year UN General Assembly Calls for End to US - Cuban Embargo

The General Assembly renewed its call, for the 20th consecutive year, for an end to the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States against Cuba for the past half century. continue reading »

Luxury Private Plane Stolen and Flown out of Dominican Republic Prompting TSA Investigation

Luxury Private Plane Stolen and Flown out of Dominican Republic Prompting TSA Investigation

The Dominican Civil Aviation Institute (IDAC) and state security bodies are investigating the theft of a private plane from La Isabela International Airport in northern Santo Domingo. continue reading »

Catholic Church’s Critical Role in Bolivian Indigenous March

Catholic Church’s Critical Role in Bolivian Indigenous March

After 65 days since the beginning of the indigenous march and confrontation with the government, President Morales has decided not only the definitive suspension of the construction continue reading »

Global Criminals Laundered $1.6 Trillion in Illegal Cash, Drug Trafficking Most Lucrative Enterprise

Global Criminals Laundered $1.6 Trillion in Illegal Cash, Drug Trafficking Most Lucrative Enterprise

Criminals may have laundered around $1.6 trillion in 2009, one fifth of that coming from the illicit drug trade, according to a new report by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). continue reading »

House Republicans Want to Give Border Patrol Authority to Ignore Environmental Law

House Republicans Want to Give Border Patrol Authority to Ignore Environmental Law

House Republicans have infuriated environmentalists with a plan to give border security officials the ability to ignore dozens of environmental laws along both the north and south U.S. borders. continue reading »

JUST IN Aerosmith Concert Cancelled in Paraguay, Tyler In the Hospital

JUST IN Aerosmith Concert Cancelled in Paraguay, Tyler In the Hospital

Steven Tyler, lead singer of Aerosmith reportedly fell in his hotel bathroom, and had to be rushed to an Asunción hospital. continue reading »

FIFA to Offer Cheap World Cup Tickets For Underprivileged Brazilians

FIFA to Offer Cheap World Cup Tickets For Underprivileged Brazilians

FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke said the association is working to provide unprivileged Brazilians with affordable passes to 2014 World cup games. continue reading »

Argentine Customs Officials Find 29,000 Doses of Viagra in Luggage

Argentine Customs Officials Find 29,000 Doses of Viagra in Luggage

$65,000 dollars worth of illegal Viagra coming from Paraguay was intercepted by Customs officials in Buenos Aires. continue reading »

U.S. Officials Saying their Informants Have Successfully Infiltrated Drug Cartels

According to officials in both the U.S. and Mexico, U.S. law enforcement agencies have been able to increase their number of informants in Mexico in order to gain additional knowledge of the drug cartels south of the border. continue reading »

Selena Gómez and Justin Bieber, Becomes Parents to a Canadian Husky Puppy

Selena Gómez and Justin Bieber, Becomes Parents to a Canadian Husky Puppy

Take a look at “Baylor” the newest addition to the Bieber-Gómez family; Selena had five from previous adoptions, Bieber only one, Sam. continue reading »

Princess Cruises to Return to Mexico in 2012

Princess Cruises to Return to Mexico in 2012

Princess Cruises has announced that in 2012, they will once again offer cruises from California to Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan. Chief operating officer of the Mexico Tourism Board Rodolfo L continue reading »

Women Given 16 and 21 Years in Prison in Guatemalan-U.S. Adoption Case

Two women have been sentenced by a Guatemalan court to a number of years in prison for trafficking a stolen baby to a U.S. family that believed it was a lawful adoption. continue reading »