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U.S.-Brazil Join Forces to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Discrimination

U.S.-Brazil Join Forces to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Discrimination

The United States and Brazil will hold a coordination meeting of the U.S.–Brazil Joint Action Plan to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Discrimination and Promote Equality (Joint Action Plan) September 1-2 in Brasilia, Brazil. continue reading »

Telemundo Remains Only Spanish-Language Broadcaster to Air “Sunday Night Football”

Telemundo Remains Only Spanish-Language Broadcaster to Air “Sunday Night Football”

Telemundo and the National Football League announced today that they have extended their six-year partnership through the 2013 NFL season and, together with NBC Sports, will offer season-long, special Spanish-language coverage of the NFL. continue reading »

Mexico Working Towards Helping U.S. Conservationists Protect and Preserve National Parks

Mexico Working Towards Helping U.S. Conservationists Protect and Preserve National Parks

According to a report from the National Parks Conservation Association (NCPA), thanks to assistance from Mexico, crucial funding for U.S. national parks will not be cut, allowing for their continued preservation, and in some cases, revitalization. continue reading »

WANTED: Chihuahua, Only Eye Witness to NM Trooper Having Public Sex With Uniform On!!

WANTED: Chihuahua, Only Eye Witness to NM Trooper Having Public Sex With Uniform On!!

Chihuahua, marmota, ardilla, whatever that furry mammal is, it’s sitting on an exclusive story. What is the scoop with that Albuquerque cop doing it on the side of the road? continue reading »

Number of Deaths Drop at Arizona-Mexico Border as Apprehensions Drop as Well

Number of Deaths Drop at Arizona-Mexico Border as Apprehensions Drop as Well

According to information from Border Patrol’s Tucson Sector, both migrant deaths along Arizona’s border with Mexico and apprehensions are down from last year. continue reading »

What?  Ecuador Government to Buy $400k Worth of Bad Booze

What?  Ecuador Government to Buy $400k Worth of Bad Booze

Half of the alcoholic beverages consumed in Ecuador, were produced illegally, so the government was forced to buy them back to prevent a health crisis. continue reading »

Steven Seagal and Arizona’s Sheriff Arpaio Being Sued for the Death of 11-Month-Old Puppy

Steven Seagal and Arizona’s Sheriff Arpaio Being Sued for the Death of 11-Month-Old Puppy

TMZ is reporting that actor turned lawman Steven Seagal and Arizona’s Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio are being sued by a man who says his home was damaged, his puppy was shot, and his roosters continue reading »

Mario Lopez Celebrates Daughter’s 1st Birthday in A Unique & Charitable Way

Mario Lopez Celebrates Daughter’s 1st Birthday in A Unique & Charitable Way

Mario Lopez and girlfriend Courtney Mazza are celebrating their daughter Gia Francesca’s first birthday by asking friends, family and fans to give back. Gia's actual birthday is September 11th. continue reading »

What Are U Visas, and Who Are They For?

What Are U Visas, and Who Are They For?

In October 2000, Congress created the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act in October 2000. However, it did not publish official regulations for what would become known as the U Visas until 2007, continue reading »

Get to Know ‘Dancing With the Stars’ J. R. Martinez (VIDEO)

Get to Know ‘Dancing With the Stars’ J. R. Martinez (VIDEO)

Meet J.R. Martínez, “All My Children” actor, war hero, and the newest addition to “Dancing With the Stars.” continue reading »

12 Pounds of Cocaine Found Inside Plane at JFK Arriving from Colombia

12 Pounds of Cocaine Found Inside Plane at JFK Arriving from Colombia

This flight was not showing the film “Snakes on a Plane”, but rather had cocaine hidden within the aircraft frame. continue reading »

Migrant Workers Given Shelter During Hurricane Irene

Migrant Workers Given Shelter During Hurricane Irene

Though many have complained that law enforcement and government officials overreacted to Hurricane Irene, the threat it possessed was very real, and sent a number of the East Coast’s migrant workers to shelters. continue reading »

POLL:  ‘Tea Party’ Label Viewed as Negative by More Americans

POLL:  ‘Tea Party’ Label Viewed as Negative by More Americans

Looks like it’s a little more popular to be a liberal or a progressive these days, although conservative remains the best political label you can put on a candidate for public office. Being linked to the Tea Party is the biggest negative. continue reading »

Olsen Twins Visit Honduras To Give Shoes To Children (VIDEO)

Olsen Twins Visit Honduras To Give Shoes To Children (VIDEO)

Mary-Kate and Ashley’s “The Row” partnered with TOMS, the company that gives away a pair of kids’ shoes per every pair of shoes sold on their site. continue reading »

Longest Living Brazilian Indian Celebrates 121st Birthday, Eats Natural Food Only

Longest Living Brazilian Indian Celebrates 121st Birthday, Eats Natural Food Only

Survival International has located a Brazilian Indian, believed to be the oldest living person in the world, as she prepares to celebrate her 121st birthday. continue reading »