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After 5 Suspensions, Univ. of S.C. Quarterback Stephen Garcia is Out, Coach Says ‘Enough’

After 5 Suspensions, Univ. of S.C. Quarterback Stephen Garcia is Out, Coach Says ‘Enough’

The University of South Carolina Gamecocks had had enough of the quarterback Stephen Garcia. After multiple suspensions, Garcia has been let go for failing to “follow the guidelines of his reinstatement.” continue reading »

Venezuelan City Uses Mimes to Educate Drivers

Venezuelan City Uses Mimes to Educate Drivers

Traffic around Caracas can get out of control, and that’s why Sucre Mayor has decided to replicate a Colombian initiative: Mimes. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Adolfo Martinez Arrested for Groping Woman in Brooklyn

LATINO BLOTTER: Adolfo Martinez Arrested for Groping Woman in Brooklyn

A Latino man has been arrested for groping woman in a New York neighborhood, police initially believing he was behind a dozen other sexual attacks in the area. continue reading »

WATCH Argentina Bieber Fans Go Commando to Catch a Glimpse

WATCH Argentina Bieber Fans Go Commando to Catch a Glimpse

Argentine fans of Justin Bieber defied security at Buenos Aires’ exclusive “Faena” hotel, jumping over or crawling under fences, rushing and shrieking while trying to get a glimpse of the Biebs. continue reading »

CHECK OUT Ronaldinho’s Insane Free Kick Goal Against México (VIDEO)

CHECK OUT Ronaldinho’s Insane Free Kick Goal Against México (VIDEO)

Watch Brazilian player Ronaldinho kick the most amazing goal of the 2014 World Cup qualifying games thus far against México. continue reading »

U.S. House Approves Colombia, Panama, and S. Korea Trade Agreements

U.S. House Approves Colombia, Panama, and S. Korea Trade Agreements

With the Senate expected to approve the trade deals with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea, the House of Representatives has signed off on the deals. continue reading »

Former Astronaut, Jose Hernandez, Running for Congress in California (VIDEO)

Former Astronaut, Jose Hernandez, Running for Congress in California (VIDEO)

On October 11t, Jose Hernandez, a retired NASA astronaut, announced that he is looking to become the newly-created 10th District’s congressional representative. continue reading »

On Anniversary of Rescue, Bolivian Miner Gets Arrested

On Anniversary of Rescue, Bolivian Miner Gets Arrested

Trapped Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani unfortunately won’t partake of the 1 year anniversary celebrations as he has been arrested for domestic abuse. continue reading »

Puerto Rican “Coquí Llanero” Frog to Receive U.S. Protection as Endangered Species

Puerto Rican “Coquí Llanero” Frog to Receive U.S. Protection as Endangered Species

U.S. environmental officials announced they would like to list the minuscule “Coquí Llanero” frog to the list of endangered species. The “Coquí Llanero” is Puerto Rico’s smallest tree frog. Its calling sound is at such continue reading »

Following Successful Promotion of Enrique Iglesias, Zynga Announces New Games, Prepares to go Public

Following Successful Promotion of Enrique Iglesias, Zynga Announces New Games, Prepares to go Public

Last week, Enrique Iglesias teamed up with Zynga, the gaming giant that gave the world FarmVille, CityVille, Mafia Wars, Words with Friends, etc, to promote the singer’s “Euphoria” tour, which kicked off in Boston in late September. continue reading »

CONFIRMED Javier Bardem Will Be The Villain in The Next 007 Film (VIDEO)

CONFIRMED Javier Bardem Will Be The Villain in The Next 007 Film (VIDEO)

The Spanish actor will be the next Bond-villain in the 23rd Bond, titled "Skyfall," directed by Sam Mendes. continue reading »

248 U.S. Jurisdictions Will Provide Voters with Language Assistance

248 U.S. Jurisdictions Will Provide Voters with Language Assistance

Over 19 million voting-age eligible citizens from language minority groups reside in the covered jurisdictions, including more than 14 million Latinos continue reading »

Microfinancing Rising in Latin America and the Caribbean, Sparked by Economic Growth

Microfinancing Rising in Latin America and the Caribbean, Sparked by Economic Growth

Lending by microfinance institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean grew at its fastest pace in four years as stronger economic growth fueled demand for credit among low-income families and microentrepreneurs in the region. continue reading »

Man Rides the New York Subway…Outside the Car (VIDEO)

Man Rides the New York Subway…Outside the Car (VIDEO)

We have no idea what he was thinking, but this subway "passenger" rode New York's J train. However, he was not inside the train, but instead held on to the outside of the car's door. He seemed to be enjoying himself, and appeared to be listening to some music, evident by the headphones in his ears. continue reading »

Teachers in Bolivia get Government Sponsored EvoLaptops

Teachers in Bolivia get Government Sponsored EvoLaptops

The government of president Evo Morales is handing out more than $50 million in laptops to teachers, with each laptop having Evo’s face stenciled on it. continue reading »