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Woman Pleads Guilty to Staging her Own Kidnapping in Guatemala In Order to Get Money from Family

Woman Pleads Guilty to Staging her Own Kidnapping in Guatemala In Order to Get Money from Family

A Virginia woman pleaded guilty in relation to a staged kidnapping in Guatemala, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Neil H. MacBride for the Eastern District of Virginia and John V. Gillies, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Miami Division. continue reading »

“The Hand with Eyes” Cartel Leader Captured, Ordered & Carried Out 600 Murders in Mexico City

“The Hand with Eyes” Cartel Leader Captured, Ordered & Carried Out 600 Murders in Mexico City

The leader of a brutal drug cartel faction operating in Mexico City, “The Hand With Eyes”, has been captured and arrested for being involved in the killings of 600 individuals. continue reading »

Latin American Economy, Though Growing, Has Not Escaped Effects of Global Recession

Latin American Economy, Though Growing, Has Not Escaped Effects of Global Recession

As the U.S. stock market shoots up and crashes down hundreds of points in a matter of just hours, Latin America can do little to avoid the effects of the global recession. continue reading »

Evita Gets Broadway Revival, Ché Guevara to be Played by… Ricky Martin?

Evita Gets Broadway Revival, Ché Guevara to be Played by… Ricky Martin?

Producers Hal Luftig and Scott Sanders have cast Michael Cerveris as Juan Perón, Argentine Elena Roger as Evita and Ricky Martin as Che Guevara who narrates the play. continue reading »

J.Lo & Marc Anthony Spotted Together in the Back Seat of A Red Convertible

J.Lo & Marc Anthony Spotted Together in the Back Seat of A Red Convertible

Almost a month after calling it quits, the couple reconvened in the back seat of a red Mustang. HS-News read their minds for you! continue reading »

States Submit Record Number of Immigration Bills During 2011 Session

States Submit Record Number of Immigration Bills During 2011 Session

According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, a bipartisan research groups, a record number of immigration bills were submitted in during the 2011 legislative session – ended June 30. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Popping Zits in McDonald’s Leads to Man’s Arrest

LATINO BLOTTER: Popping Zits in McDonald’s Leads to Man’s Arrest

At some point everyone sees someone do something in public that is simply disgusting. For consumers at a Florida McDonald’s that someone was Owen Lemire Kato. continue reading »

Argentine Referee Pummeled by Whole Team Must Flee Stadium (VIDEO)

Argentine Referee Pummeled by Whole Team Must Flee Stadium (VIDEO)

Watch as the fifth division Atlético Tostado team gangs up on the referee, who is forced to pull a Houdini to protect his life! continue reading »

Pope Benedict’s Visit to Madrid Draws Flack From Spanish Priests and Others

Pope Benedict’s Visit to Madrid Draws Flack From Spanish Priests and Others

As Spain prepares for a visit from Pope Benedict next week, many are saying that the estimated €60m (over $85 million) required to accommodate the visit just cannot be spared, as the country is facing a serious cut-requiring deficit and a 20 percent unemployment rate. continue reading »

Brazilian Actress Adriana Ferreyr Suing Billionaire George Soros. Get The Dirty Details Here!

Brazilian Actress Adriana Ferreyr Suing Billionaire George Soros. Get The Dirty Details Here!

It’s a novela, this one; complete with lies, shattered hearts, broken promises, $2M apartments, slapping, a bed scene gone awry, glass cuts and stitches. continue reading »

Democratic California Rep. Xavier Becerra Named to Deficit-Cutting Super Committee

Democratic California Rep. Xavier Becerra Named to Deficit-Cutting Super Committee

California Democrat, Xavier Becerra has been named by House Minority Leader, Nancy Pelosi to sit on the powerful deficit-cutting super committee. He and two other Democratic lawmakers were the final names added to the bi-partisan panel entrusted to reduce the U.S. budget deficit by $1.5 trillion this fall. continue reading »

Gap Launches Its “Pico de Gap” Taco Truck as Part of Jean Promotion

Gap Launches Its “Pico de Gap” Taco Truck as Part of Jean Promotion

Inspired by a late night team dinner at a food truck in Los Angeles, Gap is taking the vibe of its denim design studio on the road with a custom vintage taco truck. continue reading »

Could the Legendary Chupacabra be This Minnesota Roadkill? (VIDEO)

Could the Legendary Chupacabra be This Minnesota Roadkill? (VIDEO)

No half eaten cabras were found near this weird late mammal spotted by drivers on a Minnesota county road. continue reading »

Mexico Will Not Extradite Narco’s “Queen of the Pacific” to the U.S.

Mexico Will Not Extradite Narco’s “Queen of the Pacific” to the U.S.

A Mexican court has blocked the extradition of Sandra Avila Beltran, known as the narco’s “Queen of the Pacific”, to the United States to face 2002 drug trafficking charges. continue reading »

George Lopez Opens Up About His Cancelled Late Show on TBS (VIDEO)

George Lopez Opens Up About His Cancelled Late Show on TBS (VIDEO)

Watch George López deliver his colorful second from last monologue and announce that TBS pulled the plug on “López Tonight.” continue reading »