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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

American Airlines Reintroduces Its Daily Non-Stop NY-Rio Flight

Agricultural Ministers of the Americas Set to Meet, Food Security Top Issue

Agricultural Ministers of the Americas Set to Meet, Food Security Top Issue

Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan will lead the U.S. delegation to the Sixth Meeting of the Ministers of Agriculture of the Americas in San José, Costa Rica, October 19-21. The theme of the ministerial is "Innovation for Sustainable, Competitive and Inclusive Agriculture." continue reading »

WOW! Dominican’s Love to Buy Lottery Tickets

WOW! Dominican’s Love to Buy Lottery Tickets

Dominicans spend RD$70 million (almost $2 million USD) every day on lottery tickets of one sort or another, and there are twice as many places to purchase a lottery ticket than there were five years ago. continue reading »

Hispanic Radio Listeners Raise $451,282 for St. Jude Children’s Hospital

Hispanic Radio Listeners Raise $451,282 for St. Jude Children’s Hospital

Radio listeners in 11 Hispanic radio markets helped raise $451,282 during its annual Promesa y Esperanza radiothon of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. continue reading »

Record Number of Undocumented Immigrant Deportations, Nearly 400,000 in Fiscal 2011

Record Number of Undocumented Immigrant Deportations, Nearly 400,000 in Fiscal 2011

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton today announced the agency's fiscal year 2011 year-end removal numbers, highlighting trends that underscore the administration's focus on removing individuals from the country that fall into priority areas for enforcement. continue reading »

Student and Parent Upset Over Spanish Teacher’s Assignment to Recite Mexico Pledge of Allegiance

Student and Parent Upset Over Spanish Teacher’s Assignment to Recite Mexico Pledge of Allegiance

A Spanish teacher’s assignment at a Texas high school angered a student and her father enough that they went to the school principal to complain. The story of 15-year-old Brenda Brinsdon’s refusal to continue reading »

Margaritaville Las Vegas Reclaims the Guinness World Record for The Largest Margarita Ever Made

Margaritaville Las Vegas Reclaims the Guinness World Record for The Largest Margarita Ever Made

[Sunday, October 16,] Margaritaville broke the World Record for the largest margarita ever made as verified by Guinness World Records. The event was part of the grand opening festivities for the new Margaritaville Casino at Flamingo Las Vegas. continue reading »