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Tucson Sector Border Patrol Rescues 25 Illegal Aliens

Tucson Sector Border Patrol Rescues 25 Illegal Aliens

In ten separate incidents over the weekend, Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a total of 25 individuals suffering from varying states of dehydration. Twenty-three individuals were Mexican nationals and two were Guatemalan citizens who were all illegally present in the U.S. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Man Decapitated and Hung in Mazatlan

Narco Blog: Man Decapitated and Hung in Mazatlan

At approximately 06:00 hours yesterday, authorities were alerted in Mazatlan, Sinaloa, as the head of a man was left close to the facilities of the Ministerial Police of the State, which are located in Fraccionamiento Talleri. continue reading »

Brazilian to Become Next Chief of UN Food and Agriculture Organization

Brazilian to Become Next Chief of UN Food and Agriculture Organization

A former Brazilian food security minister will become the first person from Latin America to head the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the United Nations agency leading international efforts in the fight against hunger. GUZ2MVWQW3Y6 continue reading »

Hackers Known as LulzSec Aren’t Fans of Arizona’s Anti-Immigration Law, Release Documents

Hackers Known as LulzSec Aren’t Fans of Arizona’s Anti-Immigration Law, Release Documents

The now-famous LulzSec hackers have taken aim at Arizona, and the state’s controversial immigration legislation. Not fans of Arizona’s SB1070, which was signed into law last year, continue reading »

Mexican Singer Paulina Rubio Arrested in Miami

Mexican Singer Paulina Rubio Arrested in Miami

After crashing her BMX outside of Miami’s Little Havanna, the artist went berserk on the cops, who proceeded to handcuff her. continue reading »

México City, Buenos Aires, Bogotá and Madrid in Facebook’s Top 10

México City, Buenos Aires, Bogotá and Madrid in Facebook’s Top 10

Despite 20% of the total number of Facebook users being American, it is in the Hispanic world where the most Facebookers are found. continue reading »

Man Pretends to Be U.S. Soldier to Get Special Treatment on Airplane

Man Pretends to Be U.S. Soldier to Get Special Treatment on Airplane

A wannabe G.I. Joe is in serious trouble after authorities say he pretended to be a U.S. soldier to get special treatment. On Friday, Rock Diaz, 22, entered a Dominican Republic airport continue reading »

U.N. Report: Central America at Risk of Losing Countries to Drug Traffickers

U.N. Report: Central America at Risk of Losing Countries to Drug Traffickers

In its World Drug Report, U.N. officials warned that Central America is in danger of being taken over by leaders of the drug trade due in large part to “unequal distributions of income”. continue reading »

RIOTS After Argentine Fútbol Team River Plate Gets Demoted (VIDEO)

RIOTS After Argentine Fútbol Team River Plate Gets Demoted (VIDEO)

The Argentine fútbol team with the most titles ended a horrible season last weekend, relegated to the B division for the first time in 110 years! continue reading »

Police Chief in Juarez Survives Assassination Attempt

Police Chief in Juarez Survives Assassination Attempt

A Juarez police chief is relatively safe after an assassination attempt against him failed. Thursday, Lt. Colonel Julian Leyzaola was on patrol when in a neighborhood near downtown Juar continue reading »

Two Professors Arrested for Running Southwest Prostitution Ring

Two Professors Arrested for Running Southwest Prostitution Ring

Two college professors have been arrested for being part of a prostitution ring, one of them the former president of the University of New Mexico. David Flory, a physics professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey continue reading »

The Latino Commission on AIDS commends Marriage Equality Victory!

The Latino Commission on AIDS commends Marriage Equality Victory!

The Latino Commission on AIDS celebrates the historic victory for justice with the long-overdue passage of the Marriage Equality Act, which will allow same-sex couples to enter into civil marriage in continue reading »

Epic PITUFIESTA Turns Into New Smurfrecord (VIDEO)

Epic PITUFIESTA Turns Into New Smurfrecord (VIDEO)

Almost 5,000 people around the world dressed in blue to beat the world record of more people dressed as Smurfs in a 24hr period. continue reading »

3,000 Chilean Students Go Thriller for Education (VIDEO)

3,000 Chilean Students Go Thriller for Education (VIDEO)

Dancing in front of Chile’s “La Moneda” students demand changes in the national Education System. continue reading »

Bolivia: Calling for The Necessary Distinction between Child labor and Exploitation

Bolivia: Calling for The Necessary Distinction between Child labor and Exploitation

Statistics indicate that over 800,000 children have a full time job in Bolivia, one-fifth of the population in the age group between 5 and 14 years. continue reading »