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Hispanics See a Population Surge in North Carolina, but a Job Shortage

Hispanics in North Carolina are seeing first hand, the effects of the recession, being hit hard by the lack of work. The 2010 Census showed that the Hispanic population in North Carolina has more than doubled since the last census in 2000 continue reading »

FERNANDO FLORES: Britney’s Former Bodyguard Says She Sexted Him “Filthy” Pics of her Privates

FERNANDO FLORES: Britney’s Former Bodyguard Says She Sexted Him “Filthy” Pics of her Privates

Fernando Flores, the former bodyguard of Britney Spears claims the pop-star sent him naughty pictures from her cell-phone, and he plans to use those in court, as proof of her sexual harassment. continue reading »

Bull Injures man at Bullfight in Venezuela when Bull Leapt from Bullring (VIDEO)

Bull Injures man at Bullfight in Venezuela when Bull Leapt from Bullring (VIDEO)

Amateur video captured the dramatic moment when the bull hurdled the inner fence during the event in eastern Venezuela. continue reading »

Millions of Dead Anchovies Suffocate in Redondo Beach California (VIDEO)

Millions of Dead Anchovies Suffocate in Redondo Beach California (VIDEO)

Millions of Anchovies have turned up dead in California, experts say the fish "suffocated". continue reading »

Mexico City Restaurant Embarking on UN-Backed Emission Reduction Plan

Mexico City Restaurant Embarking on UN-Backed Emission Reduction Plan

A small restaurant chain in Mexico City is leading the way to cleaner air with help from a new United Nations scheme. Adapting its clean development mechanism (CDM), which allowed rich countries to meet emissions standards by funding clean energy projects continue reading »

Van der Sloot to Plead Temporary Insanity in Peru Killing

Van der Sloot to Plead Temporary Insanity in Peru Killing

In Peru a murder defendant can use the plea of ‘violent emotion’ in crimes of passion or when a spouse finds the other engaged in an act of adultery. continue reading »

George Lopez Sitcom Actress Constance Marie’s New Sitcom “Switched at Birth”

George Lopez Sitcom Actress Constance Marie’s New Sitcom “Switched at Birth”

You are likely to have seen one of Constance Marie’s many onscreen portrayals of loving Latino mothers, like in the film Selena or like her role as George Lopez’s wife on George Lopez. This season, Marie is back as mom Regina Vazquez in the ABC Family sitcom Switched at Birth. continue reading »

Mexico’s ‘Baby’ Sheriff Marisol Valles MISSING - We Know how to Find Her

Mexico’s ‘Baby’ Sheriff Marisol Valles MISSING - We Know how to Find Her

Mexico's own 'baby' sheriff Marisol Valles who at the tender age of 19 decided to become Praxedis G. Guerrero's police chief. She became this rural community's police chief continue reading »

Artist Francis Alÿs’ Look at Mexico City Debuts in Wellesley’s Davis Museum -  A CULTURAL MUST

Artist Francis Alÿs’ Look at Mexico City Debuts in Wellesley’s Davis Museum -  A CULTURAL MUST

Artist Francis Alÿs’ first Boston-area solo exhibit can now be seen a Wellesley College’s Davis Museum. “Francis Alÿs: The Moment Where Sculpture Happens” is presented in conjunction with the Davis Museum’s recent acquisition of a major triptych by Alÿs continue reading »

Pedro Almodovar Thinks Antonio Banderas is “Perfect” for Antisocial Roles

Pedro Almodovar Thinks Antonio Banderas is “Perfect” for Antisocial Roles

Production has been wrapped up on the new project that sees Almodóvar and Banderas working together in more than a decade. continue reading »

“Taxi-Cab Confessions” Remake with a Latino Tinge at UrbanoTV.com (VIDEO)

“Taxi-Cab Confessions” Remake with a Latino Tinge at UrbanoTV.com (VIDEO)

Remember channel surfing like an insomniac drone at 3:00 AM back in the nineties, and stumbling upon the HBO show about people spilling all kinds of beans in the backseat of a taxi? continue reading »

5.3 Million People In Mexico Are Illiterate

In the final report from a 2010 census in Mexico, it was concluded that over 5.3 million people over 15 years of age are illiterate -- unable to read and write - more than 100 years after the start of the Mexican Revolution (1910-1917). continue reading »

Brazil’s Economy Now One of World’s Top Five

Brazil’s Economy Now One of World’s Top Five

Thanks to last year’s annual rate of growth of 7.5%, a 24-year high for the country, Brazil is now of the world’s top five economies. continue reading »

Take a Peek at Rafael Nadal’s New Armani Emporium Commercial (VIDEO)

Take a Peek at Rafael Nadal’s New Armani Emporium Commercial (VIDEO)

Watch the new commercial featuring a very lightly clothed Rafael Nadal. continue reading »

Puerto Rico Senator and Local Businessman Convicted in Bribery Scheme

Puerto Rico Senator and Local Businessman Convicted in Bribery Scheme

Martinez Maldonado , 42, of Carolina, Puerto Rico, and Bravo Fernandez, 55, of San Juan, were each convicted late yesterday of federal program bribery. continue reading »