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NV Gov. Brian Sandoval Says He Will Not Run as Gov. Perry’s Vice President

NV Gov. Brian Sandoval Says He Will Not Run as Gov. Perry’s Vice President

Though Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has been public about his support of presidential candidate Texas Gov. Rick Perry, he recently stated that he has no plans to leave his present job to run as Perry’s vice president. continue reading »

Photo Exhibit “Riding With Pancho Villa” Opens in El Paso, Tx.

Photo Exhibit “Riding With Pancho Villa” Opens in El Paso, Tx.

The Grandson and Great Grandson of the Mexican revolution icon launched a photo show aimed at keeping Villa’s memory alive. continue reading »

Zoos Having Trouble Accommodating Animals Confiscated from Mexican Drug Lords

Zoos Having Trouble Accommodating Animals Confiscated from Mexican Drug Lords

After authorities captured a leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel, Jesus "The King" Zambada, his exotic animals were confiscated, many sent to Mexico’s zoos, but these zoos are having trouble taking care of the sudden inc continue reading »

JUST IN:  NY Yankee’s Mariano Rivera Makes 602nd Save , Becoming All-Time Saves Leader

JUST IN:  NY Yankee’s Mariano Rivera Makes 602nd Save , Becoming All-Time Saves Leader

If anyone doubted it before it is official as of a few minutes ago, NY Yankee, Mariano Rivera, is a talent all unto himself. He just became the all time saves leader and will go down as one of if not the greatest relief pitchers in baseball. continue reading »

Brazilian Lover Has 50 Children with Wives, Mother-in-Law and Sister-in-Law!

Brazilian Lover Has 50 Children with Wives, Mother-in-Law and Sister-in-Law!

A 90 year-old Brazilian farmer is claiming to be a father of 50 children conceived by his first wife now deceased, his 2nd wife and her sister and the ladies mother, known as his mother-in-law. continue reading »

Cuban Dog Shows Gaining Popularity

Cuban Dog Shows Gaining Popularity

Over the last few years, an event not often seen in communist countries has grown in popularity, dog shows. In Cuba, much like in Hollywood and New York, it seems the new status sy continue reading »

JUST IN: Guatemala Hit by 4.8 Magnitude Earthquake, Followed by 5.8 After Shock

JUST IN: Guatemala Hit by 4.8 Magnitude Earthquake, Followed by 5.8 After Shock

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit close to Guatemala City, Guatemala a couple of hours ago followed by a 5.8 after shock. The epicenter was 25 miles southeast of the capital city and 685 miles south east of Mexico City, Mexico. continue reading »

Barcelona Elevates Fútbol to an Art, Beats Osasuna 8-0 (VIDEO)

Barcelona Elevates Fútbol to an Art, Beats Osasuna 8-0 (VIDEO)

Watch Pep Guardiola’s fútbol machine produce spectacular goals left and right, including Messi’s first hat trick of the season. continue reading »

STUDY:  Notable Wage Gap for Latina Women Persists

STUDY:  Notable Wage Gap for Latina Women Persists

The closing of the wage gap between men and women workers has remained essentially unchanged in the last two years—from in 77.0 2009 to 77.4 in 2010. continue reading »

Tea Party Confonts Gov. Rick Perry, Urging Him to Hold Special Session on Immigration

Tea Party Confonts Gov. Rick Perry, Urging Him to Hold Special Session on Immigration

Tea Party members and supporters in Texas are now pushing presidential candidate Gov. Rick Perry to call a special session to take on immigration legislation, wanting to see measures taken to halt undocumented immigration. continue reading »

Brazilian Fútbol Legends Launch Social Network To Find Talent

Brazilian Fútbol Legends Launch Social Network To Find Talent

Brazil soccer Legends Ronaldo and Zico have launched Pnera, a social network dedicated to finding the soccer stars of the future. continue reading »

PBS Documentary Tackles Anti-Immigrant Violence in U.S.

PBS Documentary Tackles Anti-Immigrant Violence in U.S.

The National Hispanic Media Coalition, NHMC, is promoting the documentary Not In Our Town: Light in the Darkness because it addresses the growing problem of anti-immigrant violence in communities nationwide. continue reading »

Atlanta Falcons Tony Gonzalez Now 5th NFL Receiver of All Time (VIDEO)

Atlanta Falcons Tony Gonzalez Now 5th NFL Receiver of All Time (VIDEO)

Tony Gonzalez’s performance in the Falcons 35-31 victory over the Eagles on Sunday, brought his tally to 1,081 completed career receptions. The Atlanta Falcons tight end continue reading »

Spaniard Jordi Constans Named CEO of Louis Vuitton Parent Company

Spaniard Jordi Constans Named CEO of Louis Vuitton Parent Company

Spaniard Jordi Constans has been named CEO of Louis Vuitton’s parent company LVMH (Moët Hennessy-Louis Vuitton), France’s upscale fashion brand. continue reading »

Coca Cultivation in Bolivia Remains Stable, Contributes $310 Million to Economy

Coca Cultivation in Bolivia Remains Stable, Contributes $310 Million to Economy

The cultivation of coca bushes in Bolivia has remained stable over the past year with 31,000 hectares planted with the shrub, the raw material for the manufacture of cocaine, according to a new survey by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). continue reading »