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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 »

Track Hurricane Irene’s Path In Real Time. View Pictures, Alerts and More!

Track Hurricane Irene’s Path In Real Time. View Pictures, Alerts and More!

Keep up with the current news and position of hurricane Irene, soon to hit the eastern United States coast. continue reading »

Fiery Massacre in Mexico Leaves at Least 53 Dead, President Declares National Mourning  (VIDEO)

Fiery Massacre in Mexico Leaves at Least 53 Dead, President Declares National Mourning (VIDEO)

UPDATE: Mexico's Felipe Calderon has just declared a national day period of mourning for the victims of the casino massacre. There will be three days of mourning starting today. continue reading »

Learn the new Pope Benedict XVI Choreography! (VIDEO)

Learn the new Pope Benedict XVI Choreography! (VIDEO)

YMCA meets the Vatican. Watch and learn the steps to "Benedicto Equis, U Vé, Palito! continue reading »

Record Number of California Latino Students Pass High School Exit Exam

Record Number of California Latino Students Pass High School Exit Exam

In California all students are required to take exit exams starting in their sophomore year of high school to gauge their progress in key areas of academic study, English and math. And for the first time 90% of Latino and black students passed those exams. continue reading »

Put Your Hands Together for This Week’s Dancing Chihuahua! (VIDEO)

Put Your Hands Together for This Week’s Dancing Chihuahua! (VIDEO)

Don't be fooled by his petite size, this party animal is the heart and soul of the rumba. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Professor at University of Idaho Shoots Student Before Taking His Own Life

LATINO BLOTTER: Professor at University of Idaho Shoots Student Before Taking His Own Life

Monday evening, graduate student Kathryn Benoit was shot and killed by University of Idaho college professor Ernesto Bustamante, who later took his own life. continue reading »

Hurrican Irene Readiness: Your Pets and Livestock

Hurrican Irene Readiness: Your Pets and Livestock

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is issuing guidance for residents in states who have livestock and pets that might be affected by Hurricane Irene. USDA is offering these tips to help residents protect the health of these animals in the event of power outages, flooding and other problems that could be associated with the storm. continue reading »

Many Priests in Mexico Threatened by Drug Dealers Says Catholic Church

Many Priests in Mexico Threatened by Drug Dealers Says Catholic Church

The Archdiocese of Mexico through its Archbishop, Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera, condemned the cowardly attack which took place in the city of Monterrey in Nuevo Leon, which caused the death of over 50 people. continue reading »