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Taco Bell Wants to Hear Them Say They’re Sorry

Taco Bell Wants to Hear Them Say They’re Sorry

The fast food giant took out a full-page long ad, asking from an apology from Beasley Allen, the law firm that filed a law suit against them. continue reading »

Latin American Hedge Funds Solid Performance:  Gains New Investors & Big Fees

Latin American Hedge Funds Solid Performance:  Gains New Investors & Big Fees

Latin American hedge funds solid performance during the economic downturn has allowed them to continue charging the “2-and-20” lucrative fee and continue to attract investors. continue reading »

One Year After BP’s Oil Spill in the Gulf of México

One Year After BP’s Oil Spill in the Gulf of México

One year ago today, an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil platform in the gulf of México begun one of the worse environmental disasters in history. continue reading »

U.S. Export-Import Bank Plans Multi-Billion Dollar Loan For Colombian Oil Refinery

U.S. Export-Import Bank Plans Multi-Billion Dollar Loan For Colombian Oil Refinery

The U.S. Export-Import Bank is planning a loan for $2.84 billion for a project to expand and upgrade a Colombian oil refinery.The bank, which is independent of the federal government, will give the money to Reficar continue reading »

Hispanics Comfortable With, Rely More on Homepathic Medicine, But at What Cost?

Hispanics Comfortable With, Rely More on Homepathic Medicine, But at What Cost?

Health professionals in Las Vegas are growing more concerned as a number of Hispanics are trusting their health to people not licensed as U.S. doctors. When hearing of deaths at the hands of unlicensed medical practitioners, continue reading »

Celebrating the World of Spanish Language Books

Celebrating the World of Spanish Language Books

One of the most ambitious efforts to celebrate the world of Spanish language books will make its debut when LeaLA, the Spanish book fair in Los Angeles, premieres April 29, 30 and May 1 continue reading »

Whoa, Piqué! Is that a Banana In Your Pocket? No sir, It’s EL PIQUETÓN!

Whoa, Piqué! Is that a Banana In Your Pocket? No sir, It’s EL PIQUETÓN!

#Piquetón, became a trending topic on Twitter shortly after Cuore Magazine published a picture of the very well endowed Barça defense waiting for Shakira at the airport. continue reading »

Hispanics Expected to Bolster U.S. Pro-Life Efforts

Hispanics Expected to Bolster U.S. Pro-Life Efforts

U.S. priests are looking to Hispanics to bolster their pro-life efforts seeing a commonality of values to those that trace their roots to Latin America. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: Agents Find Ramp Used to Help Drug Smugglers’ Trucks Over Border Fence

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: Agents Find Ramp Used to Help Drug Smugglers’ Trucks Over Border Fence

Border Patrol agents have discovered that drug smugglers are becoming more innovative in their attempts to avoid security at the U.S.-Mexico border. Recently, a truck equipped with a folding ramp was found east of Yuma, Arizona. continue reading »

Fernando Meirelles  Reunites with “City Of God” Writer Montovani for Aristotle Onassis Biopic

Fernando Meirelles Reunites with “City Of God” Writer Montovani for Aristotle Onassis Biopic

Brazilian Fernando Meirelles is teaming once again with screenwriter Bráulio Montovani, also from Brazil, for a film based on Peter Evans’s book “Nemesis: The True Story of Aristotle Onassis, Jackie O, and the Love Triangle That Brought Down the Kennedys” continue reading »

Brutal Mexican Drug Gangs Here in U.S. Experts Say

Brutal Mexican Drug Gangs Here in U.S. Experts Say

According to various experts on border security and gang violence Mexico’s violent drug gangs have expanded their operations across the border and into states like New York and California. continue reading »

President Calderon Sends Initiatives to Congress to Battle Impunity

President Calderon Sends Initiatives to Congress to Battle Impunity

The President's Office reports that the President of the United Mexican States, Felipe Calderón Hinojosa, sent to Congress two initiatives in the framework of the National Security Strategy, continue reading »

Ex-Marine Paul Gonzalez Beats Wife in Divorce Court in Judge’s Chamber

Ex-Marine Paul Gonzalez Beats Wife in Divorce Court in Judge’s Chamber

The attack was described as “unexpected” and “surreal” even for the contentious environment of family court – left soon to be divorced Catherine Ann Scott-Gonzalez in the hospital with facial fractures and multiple bruises. continue reading »

Border Patrol Agents Rescue 28 Illegal Aliens

Border Patrol Agents Rescue 28 Illegal Aliens

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley sector saved the lives of 28 illegal aliens in several separate incidents over the past five days. continue reading »

Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia Basilica Victim of Arson

Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia Basilica Victim of Arson

Spanish authorities are reporting that one of the country’s most favored tourist attractions, the Sagrada Familia basilica was the victim of arson. This attack comes one week after the tabernacle and statute of Virgin Mary were destroyed by vandals in another part of the country. continue reading »