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Amid Allegations of Human Trafficking, Guatemala to Review Adoptions

Amid Allegations of Human Trafficking, Guatemala to Review Adoptions

All it took was a moment. Loyda Rodriguez recalls carrying her groceries into her Guatemala City apartment before turning around to find her two-year-old daughter Anyeli gone from the patio. continue reading »

TAKE IT EASY this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

TAKE IT EASY this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

TAKE IT EASY this weekend with a Latin American natural wonder. Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

Remembering the Hurricane of 1938 (VIDEO)

Remembering the Hurricane of 1938 (VIDEO)

With Hurricane Irene's imminent approach over the New York metropolitan area, Elaine Quijano takes a look back at one of the most devastating storms ever to strike the region, the infamous Hurricane of 1938, which became known as the Long Island Express. continue reading »

Georgia Professors Start ‘Freedom U’ for Undocumented Students Unable to Attend State Universities

Georgia Professors Start ‘Freedom U’ for Undocumented Students Unable to Attend State Universities

As students across the country return to their various education institutions, a group of university professors in Georgia are offering undocumented students an continue reading »

ANOTHER Republican Politician Caught in Sexting Scandal

ANOTHER Republican Politician Caught in Sexting Scandal

Puerto Rican Senator Roberto Arango was caught sending dirty pictures from a gay hook-up site. Arango claims he’d been taking pics to document his recent weight loss. continue reading »

Domestic Help Gone Bad:  Latina Nanny Kidnaps Baby After Getting Fired

Domestic Help Gone Bad:  Latina Nanny Kidnaps Baby After Getting Fired

Clearly Gloria Suarez took the news so bad that she not only kidnapped one of the Hayempour children she snapped and convinced herself the child should be hers since they have “so many children that they just don’t have time for the baby.” continue reading »

JUST IN: Barça Defeats FC Porto 2-0 for European Super Cup Title (VIDEO)

JUST IN: Barça Defeats FC Porto 2-0 for European Super Cup Title (VIDEO)

Barcelona Fútbol club is celebrating yet another title--the UEFA Super Cup, after defeating FC Porto 2-0. Messi scored the first and served the second to Cesc Fábregas, who has now won two titles, in 10 days! continue reading »

Firebombing Massacre at Casino Royale in Mexico Prompts U.S. Reaction

Firebombing Massacre at Casino Royale in Mexico Prompts U.S. Reaction

As the investigation continues into the firebombing at Monterrey, Mexico's Casino Royale the audacity of the crime has prompted a response from the U.S. and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. This is one of the few times that the U.S. has issued a response to a specific act of violence in Mexico. Nonetheless, U.S. felt it was necessary to reassert its' solidarity to Mexico and commitment as a crime-fighting partner. continue reading »

New Titi Monkey Recently Discovered in Colombian Amazon at Risk of Being Wiped Out

New Titi Monkey Recently Discovered in Colombian Amazon at Risk of Being Wiped Out

A scientific expedition to the Colombian Amazon has revealed a new species of titi monkey (Callicebus caquetensis), Conservation International announced today. continue reading »

Relics of Pope John Paul II Begin Tour of Mexico

Relics of Pope John Paul II Begin Tour of Mexico

A vial of blood of the former pope, a wax figure to his likeness and several personal objects will be in display in different Mexican cities until December. continue reading »

Comedian Gabriel Iglesias Joins Soderbergh Film About Male Strippers

Comedian Gabriel Iglesias Joins Soderbergh Film About Male Strippers

Gabriel Iglesias, known by his fans as be “the fluffy guy,” has just joined the cast of Steven Soderbergh’s “Magic Mike,” a film based on actor Channing Tatum’s (also in the movie) experience as a male stripper when he was 19. continue reading »

Hungry? Largest Sandwich in Latin America Assembled in México (VIDEO)

Hungry? Largest Sandwich in Latin America Assembled in México (VIDEO)

Weighing at 1,433 lbs. and measuring 165 feet, this epic Torta contained over 70 ingredients! Take a look at the largest sandwich ever made in Latin América! continue reading »

Dominican Female Narco Uses Pregnancies & Breastfeeding as Her Get Out of Jail Card–17 Times

Dominican Female Narco Uses Pregnancies & Breastfeeding as Her Get Out of Jail Card–17 Times

Elena Tonton Simon has the most drug arrests on record in the Dominican Republic yet she has not seen a lot of prison time thanks to her pregnancies and breastfeeding practices. continue reading »

Undocumented Students Smiling After Panel’s Approval Brings California DREAM Act Closer to Reality

Undocumented Students Smiling After Panel’s Approval Brings California DREAM Act Closer to Reality

Undocumented students in California received great news today, as the Senate Appropriations Committee approved measure that could potentially allow the students to receive financial aid. continue reading »

BIlingual Butchery: Peruvian Singer “La Tigresa del Oriente” Now Sings in English (VIDEO)

BIlingual Butchery: Peruvian Singer “La Tigresa del Oriente” Now Sings in English (VIDEO)

Take a look at "New Brighter Day" the new English language song of "La Tigreasa del Oriente" continue reading »