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Mexican Soft Drink Jarritos Hosting “Flavor City” Art Competition

Mexican Soft Drink Jarritos Hosting “Flavor City” Art Competition

The Mexico soft drink Jarritos is looking for artists to “describe what Jarritos means to them” for its “Flavor City Art Contest.” Jarritos is “looking for artists of all ages to devel continue reading »

Happy Birthday, Mr. President! Obama Turns 50

Happy Birthday, Mr. President! Obama Turns 50

Obama began his birthday celebrations at Chicago's Aragon Ballroom Wednesday night, as supporters serenaded him with "Happy Birthday" before he went on to attend several political fundraisers. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS: A Gunman Reported to be on Virginia Tech Campus

BREAKING NEWS: A Gunman Reported to be on Virginia Tech Campus

Thursday - Virginia Tech officials have issued an alert that a gunman was spotted on the university's Blacksburg campus. Reports say a man with a gun was seen near Dietrick continue reading »

Rescue of Illegal Aliens in “Heat Distress” on the Rise Along the Border

Rescue of Illegal Aliens in “Heat Distress” on the Rise Along the Border

With much of the nation locked in a blistering heat wave, the number of illegal aliens who require assistance because of extreme temperatures is on the rise. continue reading »

Spain Grants $25 Million to Honduras for Rural Water & Sanitation Improvements

Spain Grants $25 Million to Honduras for Rural Water & Sanitation Improvements

Honduras will receive a $25 million grant from the Spanish Cooperation Fund for Water and Sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean to expand and improve drinking water and sanitation services in rural communities with fewer than 2,000 people, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) said today. The Honduran government will contribute $2.5 million to the program. continue reading »

The 15 Films Being Presented at San Sebastian Film Festival Have Been Announced

The 15 Films Being Presented at San Sebastian Film Festival Have Been Announced

The San Sebastian International Film Festival has announced the films to be presented at its 59th annual event in Spain this September. Founded in 1953, the festival was originally inten continue reading »

Uruguay and Argentina To Build Connecting Railroad

Uruguay and Argentina To Build Connecting Railroad

Presidents José Mujica and Cristina Fernández announced Tuesday that both countries will be joined by a railroad over the Uruguay River. continue reading »

Did Alex Rodriguez Participate in Illegal Poker Playing? MLB Said to be Investigating

Did Alex Rodriguez Participate in Illegal Poker Playing? MLB Said to be Investigating

The USA Today and other sources are reporting that New York Yankee and baseball great Alex Rodriguez is being investigated for partaking in illegal poker games. continue reading »

Study Reveals Affluent Minorities Live in Lower-Income White Neighborhoods

Study Reveals Affluent Minorities Live in Lower-Income White Neighborhoods

A study released by Brown University entitled, “Separate and Unequal: The Neighborhood Gap for Blacks, Hispanics and Asians in Metropolitan America,” ex continue reading »

J-Lo Steals The Show And Spills the Beans in September’s Vanity Fair

J-Lo Steals The Show And Spills the Beans in September’s Vanity Fair

September Vanity Fair includes a steamy photo shoot by Mario Testino and the first interview after J-Lo and Marc Anthony called it quits. continue reading »

France Announces Noriega Will be Extradited to Panama

France Announces Noriega Will be Extradited to Panama

A Panamanian court convicted Manuel Noriega, a military dictator from 1983 to 1989 of killing a military commander. He is currently in France facing seven years in prison on money laundering charges. continue reading »

Noncitizens Right to Pursue Legal Action on Immigration Issues from Abroad Upheld by Courts

Noncitizens Right to Pursue Legal Action on Immigration Issues from Abroad Upheld by Courts

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit joined the growing list of courts to reject the government’s attempt to bar noncitizens from seeking reopening or reconsideration of their cases from outside the United States. continue reading »

New Nielsen Study Shows Hispanics Watch Less TV Than Whites and African-Americans

New Nielsen Study Shows Hispanics Watch Less TV Than Whites and African-Americans

Nielson has just released a study on who watches the most traditional TV in America and for how long. The new Nielsen data showed that African Americans watched the most, watching 213 hours a month or 7 hours on average a day. continue reading »

Nine Pollsters Go Missing in Knights Templar Territory in Mexico

Nine Pollsters Go Missing in Knights Templar Territory in Mexico

Police in Mexico have begun a search for nine members of polling teams who have gone missing in Apatzingan, a west-central town in Michoacán. continue reading »

Anonymous Attacks Colombian Government Websites AGAIN!

Anonymous Attacks Colombian Government Websites AGAIN!

On Tuesday, the hacker group temporarily shut down the web-pages of the Presidency, Interior Ministry, Justice Ministry and more. continue reading »