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Gumby Case Closed: Teens Turn Green Suit, Themselves in

Gumby Case Closed: Teens Turn Green Suit, Themselves in

Robbery unit detectives working with San Diego police reviewed the surveillance video of the alleged attempted robbery on a 7-Eleven perpetrated by a man wearing a Gumby suit and were able to identify an accomplice. continue reading »

Giant Brawl in Costa Rican Fútbol (VIDEO)

Giant Brawl in Costa Rican Fútbol (VIDEO)

The rivalry between Alajuanse and Herediano, Costa Rica’s top 2 Fútbol clubs took a nasty turn Sunday; watch the melee inside. continue reading »

Peru’s Mineral Exports See Strong Increase, Valued at $24.7 Billion

Peru’s Mineral Exports See Strong Increase, Valued at $24.7 Billion

It doesn’t appear that Peru will lose its dominance in the production and exporting of raw minerals. The government is reporting that it expects to export over $24.7 billion in minerals which is a 13.8% increase over last year. continue reading »

STUDY:  Young Hispanic Girls Aspire to Leadership More than Their Other Peers

STUDY:  Young Hispanic Girls Aspire to Leadership More than Their Other Peers

Girl Scouts of the USA CEO Designate, Anna Maria Chavez, addressed the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute and released key findings about Hispanic girls by the Girl Scout Research Institute (GSRI). In “The Resilience Factor: A Key to Leadership in African American and Hispanic Girls,” Girl Scouts found that African American and Hispanic girls aspired to leadership more than Caucasian girls and had more frequent and more positive leadership experiences. continue reading »

Mexico Reports to UN on Its Millennium Development Goals

Mexico Reports to UN on Its Millennium Development Goals

As part of the celebrations of the 50th Anniversary of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), President Felipe Calderón gave the General Administrator of the Program, Helen Clark, Mexico’s report on the progress achieved in the Millennium Development Goals. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Two 15 Year Old Boys Executed in Acapulco ( Warning- Explicit Photos)

Narco Blog: Two 15 Year Old Boys Executed in Acapulco ( Warning- Explicit Photos)

Violence continues to increase in the port of Acapulco, Guerrero. Yesterday gunmen from one of the drug cartels operating in the area killed two youths. The first incident occurred at approximately 17:30 pm when a young man about 15 years was shot when he was at the intersection of José Luis Curiel. Manuel Gomez Morin continue reading »

Hispanics Lagging in Attaining Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Careers

Hispanics Lagging in Attaining Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Careers

Last year, President Obama announced a goal to recruit 10,000 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) teachers over the next two years, saying it was necessary to “move the country forward” and bring the country’s STEM education to levels comparable to those in other developed countries. continue reading »

Alejandro Sánz Will Perform With Tony Bennett For Bennett’s  New Release

Alejandro Sánz Will Perform With Tony Bennett For Bennett’s New Release

Alejandro Sánz and Tony Bennett will perform together next Sunday at New York’s Metropolitan Opera House, to promote Bennet’s “Duet’s II.” continue reading »

As the Summer Comes to an End, Fix Yourself a Margarita and Enjoy “Margaritaville Online”

As the Summer Comes to an End, Fix Yourself a Margarita and Enjoy “Margaritaville Online”

Taking the name from his famous song, iconic singer Jimmy Buffet has launched the Facebook and iPad game “Margaritaville Online” give users the opportunity to “escape to a tropical paradise inspired by the lifestyle of author and singer.” continue reading »

“Narco-tourism” an Industry on the Rise (VIDEO)

“Narco-tourism” an Industry on the Rise (VIDEO)

The lives and history of some of the world’s most heartless and dangerous men have become the subject of tours in their former hometowns. continue reading »

Families Sue Peruvian Government Over Machu Picchu Ownership

Families Sue Peruvian Government Over Machu Picchu Ownership

The Abril family of Peru is claiming that the land on which Machu Picchu sits belongs to them, and five lawsuits have already been filed claiming so. continue reading »

WATCH Sofía Vergara’s Vanity Fair Photo Shoot

WATCH Sofía Vergara’s Vanity Fair Photo Shoot

Take a look at October's Vanity Fair Photo-shoot of Colombian actress Sofía Vergara, who could take home an Emmy this Sunday. continue reading »

Former World Series MVP Manny Ramirez ARRESTED

Former World Series MVP Manny Ramirez ARRESTED

Former Boston Red Sox slugger Manny Ramírez was taken out of his Florida home in handcuffs, and has been arrested on Domestic violence charges. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS: Bus Collides With Two Trains in Argentina

BREAKING NEWS: Bus Collides With Two Trains in Argentina

Reports are coming in saying at least seven people were killed when a train collided with a bus early Tuesday morning in Buenos Aires, causing it to collide with a second train. continue reading »

Six Priests Murdered in Colombia in 2011 thus Far

Six Priests Murdered in Colombia in 2011 thus Far

The Bishops of Colombia have expressed their deep sorrow and concern over the murder of don Gualberto Oviedo Arrieta, priest of Our Lady of Carmen in Capurganá (10 kilometers from the border with Panama, about 280 km from the capital Bogota), in the diocese of Apartadó, which took place at dawn yesterday, September 12. continue reading »