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Chávez Endorses #OccupyWallStreet On the Eve of New Cuba Medical Trip

Chávez Endorses #OccupyWallStreet On the Eve of New Cuba Medical Trip

Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez will travel to Cuba next week to undergo medical tests to assess the success of his cancer treatment . In an unexpected phone call interrupting a Venezuelan government ceremony for local athletes broadcast live on state TV continue reading »

Jimmy Buffett Casino in Las Vegas Going for Guinness World Record for Largest Margarita

Jimmy Buffett Casino in Las Vegas Going for Guinness World Record for Largest Margarita

To celebrate its grand opening, the Margaritaville Casino at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas will attempt to create the world’s largest margarita. continue reading »

América Ferrara Joins the London Cast of “Chicago”

América Ferrara Joins the London Cast of “Chicago”

Emmy winning actress América Ferrara will star as Roxie Hart from November 7 in The West End production of Chicago in London. América Ferrera will step on to the stage at the Garrick Theatre, for an eight-week run. continue reading »

Glee Cheerleader Naya Rivera Goes No Pants For  FHM

Glee Cheerleader Naya Rivera Goes No Pants For FHM

November’s issue of FHM Magazine, features a super sexy photo session with Glee’s Naya Rivera, and an interview.24 year-old Naya Rivera went pant-less for the November cover of FHM Magazine, and also told them that unlike her Glee continue reading »

WATCH Eva Méndes in The TV Ad for “Angel” Perfume (VIDEO)

WATCH Eva Méndes in The TV Ad for “Angel” Perfume (VIDEO)

Hollywood actress Eva Mendes stars in the new TV spot for "Angel" perfume, and she also does the singing-- a cover of "The Windmills of Your Mind." continue reading »

CULO by Mazzucco - Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Latest Passion Captured in Book of Photos by Raphael Mazzucco

CULO by Mazzucco - Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Latest Passion Captured in Book of Photos by Raphael Mazzucco

Music impresario Sean "Diddy" Combs has collaborated with Interscope Geffen A&M Chairman Jimmy Iovine and fashion photographer and visual artist Raphael Mazzucco to become the vanguards of an art movement featuring the female backside. continue reading »

Study Shows Black and Latino Students Suspended from School More Often

Study Shows Black and Latino Students Suspended from School More Often

A recent report by the National Education Policy Center revealed that within public schools, suspension rates of black and Latino students were much higher than their white counterparts. continue reading »

Where Does Latin América Stand in Terms of Income Inequality?

Where Does Latin América Stand in Terms of Income Inequality?

Take a look at which Latin American nations have the largest gap between the richest rich, and the poorest poor. continue reading »

Former Monterrey Mayor Arrested in Connection to Casino Royale Fire Started by Los Zetas

Former Monterrey Mayor Arrested in Connection to Casino Royale Fire Started by Los Zetas

Adalberto Madero, former Mayor of Monterrey, Mexico, has been arrested in connection with the fire at the Casino Royale in August that killed 52 people. continue reading »

Chagas Disease, Common in South America, Now Spreading in Texas

Chagas Disease, Common in South America, Now Spreading in Texas

According to research from The University of Texas at Austin, a disease common in rural Latin America, which causes life-threatening digestive and heart disorders, has south Texas at greater risk than previously thought. continue reading »

WATCH Martin Sheen and Emilio Estévez Together in “The Way” (VIDEO)

WATCH Martin Sheen and Emilio Estévez Together in “The Way” (VIDEO)

Father and son Martin Sheen and Emilio Estévez star in this powerful drama, about the difference between the life we live and the life we choose. continue reading »

Chilean Miners: One Year Later, We Still Remember (VIDEO)

Chilean Miners: One Year Later, We Still Remember (VIDEO)

The first anniversary of the accident in a Copiapó mine that trapped 33 Chilean miners underground for 69 days, coincided with the release of the documentary "17 days Buried Alive," about those days before the miners had contact with the surface. continue reading »

Gov. Jerry Brown Says No to Affirmative Action-Like Bill for California Colleges and Universities

Gov. Jerry Brown Says No to Affirmative Action-Like Bill for California Colleges and Universities

California Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed Senate Bill 185, which would have allowed public universities in his state to consider race, gender, and ethnicity during the admissions process. Though Gov. Brown vetoed the affirmative action-type bill, he said he did not di continue reading »

Aztec Temple Platform Found in Mexico City (VIDEO)

Aztec Temple Platform Found in Mexico City (VIDEO)

The discovery of an Aztec ceremonial platform during remodeling work around Downtown México city’s Templo Mayor ruins, could lead experts to the unearthing of a royal tomb in the Templo Mayor area continue reading »

Join The Daily Show’s Jason Jones in a Quest to Get Our Mexicans Back! (VIDEO)

Join The Daily Show’s Jason Jones in a Quest to Get Our Mexicans Back! (VIDEO)

As immigration laws get tougher and deportation rates augment, there are less and less Hispanics to do the jobs Americans won’t do. continue reading »