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Uruguay and Argentina To Build Connecting Railroad

Uruguay and Argentina To Build Connecting Railroad

Presidents José Mujica and Cristina Fernández announced Tuesday that both countries will be joined by a railroad over the Uruguay River. continue reading »

Did Alex Rodriguez Participate in Illegal Poker Playing? MLB Said to be Investigating

Did Alex Rodriguez Participate in Illegal Poker Playing? MLB Said to be Investigating

The USA Today and other sources are reporting that New York Yankee and baseball great Alex Rodriguez is being investigated for partaking in illegal poker games. continue reading »

Study Reveals Affluent Minorities Live in Lower-Income White Neighborhoods

Study Reveals Affluent Minorities Live in Lower-Income White Neighborhoods

A study released by Brown University entitled, “Separate and Unequal: The Neighborhood Gap for Blacks, Hispanics and Asians in Metropolitan America,” ex continue reading »

J-Lo Steals The Show And Spills the Beans in September’s Vanity Fair

J-Lo Steals The Show And Spills the Beans in September’s Vanity Fair

September Vanity Fair includes a steamy photo shoot by Mario Testino and the first interview after J-Lo and Marc Anthony called it quits. continue reading »

France Announces Noriega Will be Extradited to Panama

France Announces Noriega Will be Extradited to Panama

A Panamanian court convicted Manuel Noriega, a military dictator from 1983 to 1989 of killing a military commander. He is currently in France facing seven years in prison on money laundering charges. continue reading »

Noncitizens Right to Pursue Legal Action on Immigration Issues from Abroad Upheld by Courts

Noncitizens Right to Pursue Legal Action on Immigration Issues from Abroad Upheld by Courts

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit joined the growing list of courts to reject the government’s attempt to bar noncitizens from seeking reopening or reconsideration of their cases from outside the United States. continue reading »

New Nielsen Study Shows Hispanics Watch Less TV Than Whites and African-Americans

New Nielsen Study Shows Hispanics Watch Less TV Than Whites and African-Americans

Nielson has just released a study on who watches the most traditional TV in America and for how long. The new Nielsen data showed that African Americans watched the most, watching 213 hours a month or 7 hours on average a day. continue reading »

Nine Pollsters Go Missing in Knights Templar Territory in Mexico

Nine Pollsters Go Missing in Knights Templar Territory in Mexico

Police in Mexico have begun a search for nine members of polling teams who have gone missing in Apatzingan, a west-central town in Michoacán. continue reading »

Anonymous Attacks Colombian Government Websites AGAIN!

Anonymous Attacks Colombian Government Websites AGAIN!

On Tuesday, the hacker group temporarily shut down the web-pages of the Presidency, Interior Ministry, Justice Ministry and more. continue reading »

ACLU Sues Montana Prison for Not Sending Inmate’s Spanish-Language Letters

ACLU Sues Montana Prison for Not Sending Inmate’s Spanish-Language Letters

A Montana prison is being sued for refusing to pass along Spanish-language letters, and thereby violating a prisoner’s rights. The American Civil Liberties Union is claiming continue reading »

Matchmaking Caravans: Single in Spain? Hop in the Love Bus!

Matchmaking Caravans: Single in Spain? Hop in the Love Bus!

The “Women Caravan Association” specializes in taking single women to Spanish towns where single men abound. continue reading »

Hollywood Announces New Pablo Escobar Film

Hollywood Announces New Pablo Escobar Film

Stone Village Pictures has publicly announced their interest in producing a film about the “Latino Godfather” continue reading »

The New Spiderman for Marvel is Afro-Latino!

The New Spiderman for Marvel is Afro-Latino!

Meet Miles Morales, the youth that Marvel Comics has made the new friendly neighborhood Spiderman. continue reading »

Killing of DR TV Host, Makes for 20th Journalist Killed in Latin America in 2011

Killing of DR TV Host, Makes for 20th Journalist Killed in Latin America in 2011

On Tuesday the body of a Dominican Republic TV host, Jose Agustin Silvestre was found in a pond with two gun shots to the head, making him the 20th journalist killed in Latin America thus far in 2011. continue reading »

Meet 8 Year-Old Tomy Angel, Colombian Futboler Juan Pablo Angel’s Son (VIDEO)

Meet 8 Year-Old Tomy Angel, Colombian Futboler Juan Pablo Angel’s Son (VIDEO)

The young son of the LA Galaxy forward is making a cult following on the internet because of his amazing soccer skills. Could he be the next Messi? continue reading »