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LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Calls 911 More Than 2100 Times in One Month

LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Calls 911 More Than 2100 Times in One Month

Jennifer Arguellas may hold a new record. In the month of June alone, she called 911 thousands of times. Not once did it appear she had an actual emergency. continue reading »

Brazilian Baby Thought To Be Dead Cries Before Funeral

Brazilian Baby Thought To Be Dead Cries Before Funeral

The baby was born 2 months before the due date, from a 14-year old mom and had been pronounced dead at birth. continue reading »

NRA Sues DOJ Over Regulation for Gun Retailers at Mexico Border

NRA Sues DOJ Over Regulation for Gun Retailers at Mexico Border

The National Rifle Association (NRA) has filed a lawsuit claiming that a new regulation intended to track certain guns sold at shops along the U.S.-Mexico border was impleme continue reading »

Sofía Vergara’s Modern Family: Brother Deported and Little Sis in Maxim Magazine

Sofía Vergara’s Modern Family: Brother Deported and Little Sis in Maxim Magazine

Sofia Vergara's younger sis, Sandra Vergara is enjoying much success after appearing in Maxim Magazine and appearing on the remake of Fright Night, their brother Julio though……. continue reading »

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 »