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Immigration Services Launches Spanish-Language Version of E-Verify Self Check

Immigration Services Launches Spanish-Language Version of E-Verify Self Check

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced that Self Check, a free online service of E-Verify that allows workers to check their own employment eligibility status, is now available in Spanish and accessible to residents in 16 additional states continue reading »

Colombia Funds Early Childhood Services for Low-Income Households in Country

Colombia Funds Early Childhood Services for Low-Income Households in Country

The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the IDB Group, is partnering with Fundación Carulla in Colombia to create a franchise of high-quality early childhood services for low-income households in the country. continue reading »

Christina Santiago: LGBT Rights Activist and 1 of 5 Killed in Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse

Christina Santiago: LGBT Rights Activist and 1 of 5 Killed in Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse

As the nation learned of the tragedy at the Indiana State Fair, the family of Christina Santiago was also informed that she was one of the five killed when the fair’s stage collapsed into the concert goers. continue reading »

Come Celebrate With Us “National Rum Day”

Come Celebrate With Us “National Rum Day”

August 16 is National Rum day, and to celebrate it, we bring you a delicious selection of recipes and cocktails that call for the Captain’s favorite beverage! continue reading »

STUDY:  Hispanics Use Their Mobile for All Aspects of Movie-Going Process

STUDY:  Hispanics Use Their Mobile for All Aspects of Movie-Going Process

As Hollywood looks to drive waning movie ticket sales, their focus should be on the growing Hispanic population and their use of mobile devices throughout the movie-planning process. continue reading »

After 10 Years of 15-Year Fishing Ban, Mexico Park Sees Fish Population Explode

After 10 Years of 15-Year Fishing Ban, Mexico Park Sees Fish Population Explode

According to a recently released study, more than 10 years after the Cabo Pulmo National Park of Mexico banned fishing in its waters, the fish population has seen a 460 percent increase. continue reading »

Hormonal Disorder Making Dominican Boys Grow Breasts (VIDEO)

Hormonal Disorder Making Dominican Boys Grow Breasts (VIDEO)

The disorder could have been detected and prevented early on, but due to a precarious financial situation, the Ramírez boys have never seen an specialist. continue reading »

Brazilian Immigrant Wanting to Look Beautiful for Birthday Dies Day After Breast Surgery

Brazilian Immigrant Wanting to Look Beautiful for Birthday Dies Day After Breast Surgery

When Brazilian immigrant Adriana da Silva went under the knife for breast surgery she just wanted to look beautiful for the milestone birthday she had coming up. continue reading »

Take a Look at Costa Rica’s Own “Slut Walk” (VIDEO)

Take a Look at Costa Rica’s Own “Slut Walk” (VIDEO)

For the first time ever in Costa Rica, and in response to a bishop’s remarks on modesty, thousands of women marched to stop objectification and violence against women. continue reading »

Puerto Ricans Smoking Menthol Cigarettes Have Hardest Time Quitting

Puerto Ricans Smoking Menthol Cigarettes Have Hardest Time Quitting

According to a report published in the Journal of Preventative Medicine, those smoking menthol cigarettes have more difficulty quitting than those who smoke regular cigarettes, with Puerto Rican menthol smokers appearing to have the most difficulty. continue reading »

Bradley Cooper Abandons Juan Carlos Fresnadillo’s Remake of “The Crow”

Bradley Cooper Abandons Juan Carlos Fresnadillo’s Remake of “The Crow”

Bradley Cooper has realized that his schedule starting this fall is way too busy to throw on top preparing and embodying the character of Eric Draven, in Juan Carlo’s Fresnadillo’s continue reading »

Dominican Republic Port Being Transformed into Carnival Cruise Destination with $65M Investment

Dominican Republic Port Being Transformed into Carnival Cruise Destination with $65M Investment

Friday, the Dominican Republic’s tourism minister Francisco Javier Garcia announced that construction of a modern cruise terminal just west of Puerto Plata in Maimón Bay. continue reading »

“Phosphophagia” Check Out the Spanish Food Show Serving Fluorescent Food

“Phosphophagia” Check Out the Spanish Food Show Serving Fluorescent Food

Michelin Star winner Jesús Sánchez and artist Alfonso Barragán have created a show where the fluorescent food is the light of the evening. continue reading »

University of Michigan Ends Study Abroad Program in El Salvador After Armed Robberies of Students

University of Michigan Ends Study Abroad Program in El Salvador After Armed Robberies of Students

The University of Michigan has announced that it has cancelled an internship program based in the Central American country of El Salvador after three of its students were robbed at gun point. continue reading »

Texas Border Patrol Make Largest Drug Seizure in Years: 100 Bricks of Cocaine Worth $8.4M

Texas Border Patrol Make Largest Drug Seizure in Years: 100 Bricks of Cocaine Worth $8.4M

CBP U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Eagle Pass South Station seized more than 260 pounds of cocaine Friday evening. The incident marked the largest cocaine seizure in the Del Rio Border Patrol Sector since August 2006. continue reading »