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Train Delays in Argentine Prompts Commuters To Torch Trains (VIDEO)

Train Delays in Argentine Prompts Commuters To Torch Trains (VIDEO)

Government officials say the arson in three different stations was premeditated, and politically motivated. continue reading »

Report: Government Spends More Than $1.5 Billion to Jail Undocumented Immigrants

Report: Government Spends More Than $1.5 Billion to Jail Undocumented Immigrants

A new report issued by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has revealed that the federal government spends over $1.5 billion a year detaining undocumented immigrants throughout the country. continue reading »

REPORT:  Corporate Boards Getting Whiter, Earning a “D” for Diversity

REPORT:  Corporate Boards Getting Whiter, Earning a “D” for Diversity

According to a recently released report from the Alliance for Board diversity, in spite of the times, American corporate boards are getting whiter. continue reading »

Latter-day Saints Branch President in Utah Arrested, Faces Deportation to El Salvador

Latter-day Saints Branch President in Utah Arrested, Faces Deportation to El Salvador

Felix Joaquin Callejas-Hernandez, a Utah branch president for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints is faces deportation after it ws discovered he was in the United States illegally. continue reading »

World Reacts to Osama Bin Laden’s Death: Latin American Newspaper Headlines

World Reacts to Osama Bin Laden’s Death: Latin American Newspaper Headlines

The World's more sought after fugitive, has been killed in an operative in Pakistan. Read the reactions of the biggest Latin American names in Journalism. continue reading »

More Bad News for Spain With Unemployment Rate Hitting 21.3%

More Bad News for Spain With Unemployment Rate Hitting 21.3%

Spain received more bad news - news that will affect its ability to recovery economically – when its unemployment rate hit 21.29% for the first quarter of the year. continue reading »

17 Sex Offenders Leave U.S. to Puerto Rico and Fail to Register - All are Indicted and Arrested

17 Sex Offenders Leave U.S. to Puerto Rico and Fail to Register - All are Indicted and Arrested

A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted 17 convicted sex offenders who failed to register with the Puerto Rico authorities after traveling to Puerto Rico from the continental United States. continue reading »

World Wide Travel Alert Issued in Light of the Killing of Osama bin Laden

The U.S. Department of State alerts U.S. citizens traveling and residing abroad to the enhanced potential for anti-American violence given recent counter-terrorism activity in Pakistan. continue reading »

Arizona Governor Brewer Authorizes Border Fence, Hopes to Fund with Donations

Arizona Governor Brewer Authorizes Border Fence, Hopes to Fund with Donations

Arizona’s Governor Jan Brewer has signed a bill authorizing the construction of a U.S.-Mexico border fence that will either connect with other states or be a stand alone. continue reading »

“Justice Has Been Done” - President Obama Confirms Osama bin Laden is Dead

“Justice Has Been Done” - President Obama Confirms Osama bin Laden is Dead

UPDATE: President Obama at 11:35 (EST) confirmed from the White House that Osama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. forces in a special operation authorized by him earlier today. continue reading »

JUST IN: “Justice Has Been Done” - President Obama Confirms Osama bin Laden is Dead

JUST IN: “Justice Has Been Done” - President Obama Confirms Osama bin Laden is Dead

UPDATE: President Obama at 11:35 (EST) confirmed from the White House that Osama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. forces in a special operation authorized by him earlier today. continue reading »

Mayor Bloomberg New Immigration Solution: Send Immigrants to Detroit to Revive Economy

Mayor Bloomberg New Immigration Solution: Send Immigrants to Detroit to Revive Economy

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who appears to have more ideas on immigration reform then the President himself presented another idea on “Meet the Press” today. continue reading »

STUDY: Stop Smoking Campaigns Aimed at Minorities Must be Respectful of Culture & Language to Work

STUDY: Stop Smoking Campaigns Aimed at Minorities Must be Respectful of Culture & Language to Work

Research finds positive media encouragement campaigns help Hispanic’s stop smoking. The American Legacy Foundation surveyed 4,067 current adult smokers on media campaigns featuring diverse characters with sympathetic stop smoking messages. continue reading »

Haitians in Peru Seeking Refugee Status, Action Endorsed by Church

Haitians in Peru Seeking Refugee Status, Action Endorsed by Church

The Peruvian Episcopal Conference, has informed, the Regional Office UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), that it has began operations for the recognition of the legal refugee status to approximately 30 people continue reading »

Brazil Announces Sports Partnership to Help Rio’s Youth Ahead of 2014 World Cup & 2016 Olympics

Brazil Announces Sports Partnership to Help Rio’s Youth Ahead of 2014 World Cup & 2016 Olympics

In an international effort to promote social transformation through sports, the city of Rio de Janeiro together with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the FC Barcelona Foundation and the National Basketball Association NBA, announced today an initiative to improve the lives of underprivileged children and youth in Rio de Janeiro. continue reading »