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Bull Killed by Other Bull in Spain “Encierro” (VIDEO)

Bull Killed by Other Bull in Spain “Encierro” (VIDEO)

The fatal victim of the Spanish bull run this time was the bull, who got head butted into the great beyond by a member of his own species. continue reading »

Before Becoming US Citizen, Guatemalan Writer Walking Across Country Asking, “What is an American?”

Before Becoming US Citizen, Guatemalan Writer Walking Across Country Asking, “What is an American?”

Constantino Diaz-Duran decided that before he officially becomes a U.S. citizen, he wants to walk across the country and meet his soon-to-be-fellow Americans. continue reading »

Salma Hayek’s Woes, Being Beautiful and Privileged

Salma Hayek’s Woes, Being Beautiful and Privileged

How could she ever withstand the pressure of having to be beautiful and priveledged? With experience provided by being a film star, she said to Allure Magazine…. continue reading »

Boston Bar Being Sued for Not Allowing Hispanics and Other Non-Whites In

Boston Bar Being Sued for Not Allowing Hispanics and Other Non-Whites In

A Boston bar owner is being sued for allegedly turning away Hispanic and black patrons after saying, “I don't know you guys, and you should try to find another place to go.” continue reading »

11 Year-old Texas Mayor For a Day Changes Main St. to Justin Bieber Way (VIDEO)

11 Year-old Texas Mayor For a Day Changes Main St. to Justin Bieber Way (VIDEO)

11 year-old Caroline González won a Facebook contest to be the Mayor of Forney Texas for a Day. Her first official decree? Justin Bieber Way. continue reading »

Latinos Students Taking College ACT Continue to Show Improved Scores Especially in Math & Science

Latinos Students Taking College ACT Continue to Show Improved Scores Especially in Math & Science

College and career readiness among 2011 Hispanic U.S. high school graduates who took the ACT test shows slow but steady improvement, particularly in the key areas of math and science, according to ACT’s yearly report, The Condition of College and Career Readiness 2011, released today. continue reading »

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 »