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Latino Fashion Week Organization Hosts Model Search

Latino Fashion Week Organization Hosts Model Search

Macy's to Launch Quinceanera Line at Latino Fashion Week. The windy city once again will be the backdrop for the most anticipated fashion event in Chicago: continue reading »

Argentina’s Cast of Rodin’s Famous ‘The Thinker’ is Vandalized and Maybe Permanently Damaged

Argentina’s Cast of Rodin’s Famous ‘The Thinker’ is Vandalized and Maybe Permanently Damaged

While the original of Auguste Rodin ‘The Thinker’ sits at the artists museum in Paris 22 original casts are displayed around the world. Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina, is host to the third cast of this iconic and classic piece of art. continue reading »

Rio de Janiero’s Water Needs to be Cleaned Up Before 2016 Olympics

Rio de Janiero’s Water Needs to be Cleaned Up Before 2016 Olympics

With the Olympics set to take place in Rio de Janeeiro, Brazil in 2016, environmental experts are warning the city that their water pollution is a serious issue. Sailing events are likely to occur in Guanabara Bay continue reading »

Gloria Estefan To Release New Album “Miss Little Havana” (VIDEO)

Gloria Estefan To Release New Album “Miss Little Havana” (VIDEO)

Check out Gloria Estefan’s new single, and let her tell you her oddest job experience. It involves the border, a nun, and illegal salami…! continue reading »

Coked Up Clams Found in Luggage of El Salvadoran Man at Dulles Airport

Coked Up Clams Found in Luggage of El Salvadoran Man at Dulles Airport

Customs and Border Protection at the Washington Dulles International Airport call it “one of the oddest we’ve seen” referring to coked up clams found in a passengers luggage. continue reading »

Watch Brazilian Fútboler Marcello Matrone Doing the Waka-Waka (VIDEO)

Watch Brazilian Fútboler Marcello Matrone Doing the Waka-Waka (VIDEO)

Every time Marcello Matrone scores, he and his mates run to the sidelines for wigs, hats and other props to celebrate parodying pop music choreographies. continue reading »

Power Restored to Most of of AZ, California and Mexico After Major Blackout

Power Restored to Most of of AZ, California and Mexico After Major Blackout

Almost 24-hours after a massive electrical outage blacked out large portions of California, Arizona and Mexico, effecting almost 6 million people, power is now being restored. continue reading »

Senator Marco Rubio to Deliver Keynote Address at U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Convention

Senator Marco Rubio to Deliver Keynote Address at U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Convention

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) will deliver the keynote speech at the International Opening Ceremony for the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) 32nd Annual National Convention & Business Expo. continue reading »

Chile Investing in Climate Friendly Technologies

Chile Investing in Climate Friendly Technologies

The Multilateral Investment fund (MIF), of the IDB Group, will provide equity investment of up to $5 million in the Chilean Renovarum Renewable Energy Fund, a project that seeks to create a new development model for the local venture capital industry around low-carbon and climate-friendly technologies. continue reading »

Aaron Rodgers v Mark Sánchez Feud - Who Do You Prefer?

Aaron Rodgers v Mark Sánchez Feud - Who Do You Prefer?

You would of thought Aaron Rodgers, quarterback for the Green Bay Packer, would be a little busy getting ready for tonight's game to diss on anyone even if Latin hottie Mark Sanchez was asking for it. continue reading »

Nicaragua to Spend $20 Million to Support Housing for Low-Income Families

Nicaragua to Spend $20 Million to Support Housing for Low-Income Families

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced the approval of $20 million in financing to support a housing and neighborhood improvement program focused on low-income families in Nicaragua. continue reading »

Dalai Lama is in México for Four day Visit

Dalai Lama is in México for Four day Visit

The Dalai Lama, Tibets exiled spiritual leader, is on his third visit to Mexico and will participate in conferences and events accompanied by celebrities “Chespirito” and Richard Gere. continue reading »

Forty-Seven Dominicans to be Honored at National 9/11 Memorial

Forty-Seven Dominicans to be Honored at National 9/11 Memorial

The names of 47 Dominicans, including several women, who died in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, will be included in the National September 11 Memorial and Museum that will be inaugurated this Sunday. continue reading »

Perhaps Surprisingly, Multi-Lingualism Continues in Congress

Perhaps Surprisingly, Multi-Lingualism Continues in Congress

Some might be surprised to learn the number of Members in the House that speak Spanish, and do it frequently. It seems the Spanish-speaking Members have their own continue reading »

Jean Paul Gaultier’s New Perfume “Kokorico” Is The Name of Colombian Chicken Chain (VIDEO)

Jean Paul Gaultier’s New Perfume “Kokorico” Is The Name of Colombian Chicken Chain (VIDEO)

Gaultier’s new perfume "Kokorico" (French for a Rooster’s cry) might be the perfect scent for the “cocky” male, but in Colombia and Miami, "Kokoriko" smells like rotisserie chicken. continue reading »