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Google Loses Another Exec to Facebook as the Social Networking Site Keeps Their Eye on Latin America

Google Loses Another Exec to Facebook as the Social Networking Site Keeps Their Eye on Latin America

While Facebook may have the largest social networking presence in America, it has a way to go in Latin America, especially in Brazil. Looking to increase that presence, the social networking site has managed to entice yet another Google executive to join their team. continue reading »

Shakira’s Boy Toy Piqué, The New Face of  “Mango”  (VIDEO)

Shakira’s Boy Toy Piqué, The New Face of “Mango”  (VIDEO)

Barça soccer club’s defenseman Gerard Piqué, has signed a contract with the men’s fashion line “Mango by HE” for 2011. continue reading »

Brazilians Keep More Money in Swiss Banks Than Most Everyone Else in the World

Brazilians Keep More Money in Swiss Banks Than Most Everyone Else in the World

Brazil keeps more money (the kind of money they can't keep in Brazil) in Switzerland than China, India or Arabia Saudi. Estimates are around the $60.000 million mark. continue reading »

U.K. Fabled Pinewood Studios Coming to Dominican Republic to Create ‘Water Studio’

U.K. Fabled Pinewood Studios Coming to Dominican Republic to Create ‘Water Studio’

The fabled U.K. Pinewood Studios Group has announced that is coming in the Dominican Republic and building a film studio and state of the art television facility to service the Latin American audience. continue reading »

AZ Bill Prevents Undocumented From Collecting on Lawsuits

When southern Arizona ranch owner Roger Barnett spotted a number of undocumented immigrants, he took it upon himself to hold them at gun point, and a lawsuit from the Mexican Legal Defense fund followed. continue reading »

OSCAR BUZZ: Bardem Doesn’t Think he is an Attractive Person. What do you think?

OSCAR BUZZ: Bardem Doesn’t Think he is an Attractive Person. What do you think?

In a recent interview with German magazine “Brigitte”, Javier Bardem said that the so many unflattering do’s we’ve seen of him through the years, are just a part of being an actor. Image continue reading »

JUST IN: Saudi Student & TX Resident Arrested as Terrorist Seeking to Bomb Pres. George Bush’s Home

JUST IN: Saudi Student & TX Resident Arrested as Terrorist Seeking to Bomb Pres. George Bush’s Home

Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, 20, a citizen of Saudi Arabia and resident of Lubbock, Texas, was arrested late yesterday by FBI agents in Texas on a federal charge of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction continue reading »

Peru’s Glaciers Disappearing at Rapid Pace, Threat to Fresh Water Source

Peru’s Glaciers Disappearing at Rapid Pace, Threat to Fresh Water Source

In just 23 years Peru’s majesty Huaytapallana Mountain range has lost half of its glacier ice surface which will translate into limitation on fresh water resources. The glacier loss is more than was expected and is more than any other findings have identified. continue reading »

Zeta’s ‘Tweety Bird’ and 5 Others Held in Killing of U.S. Federal Agent, “Confusion” Led to Ambush

Zeta’s ‘Tweety Bird’ and 5 Others Held in Killing of U.S. Federal Agent, “Confusion” Led to Ambush

Mexican officials have arrested six members of the violent Los Zetas drug cartel in the killing of U.S. federal agent Jaime Zapata including cell leader 'El Piolin' or "Tweety Bird" whose real name is Julian Zapata Espinoza. continue reading »

Mexican Senate Approves Immigration Law Focused on Migrant Safety

Mexican Senate Approves Immigration Law Focused on Migrant Safety

Mexico's Senate approved a new Immigration Law to protect the 300,000 undocumented Central Americans who travel through Mexico on their way to the US every year. continue reading »

Most Voters Say Its Better to Enforce Existing Immigration Laws Rather than Creating New Ones

Most Voters Say Its Better to Enforce Existing Immigration Laws Rather than Creating New Ones

When it comes to illegal immigration, most voters believe the government just needs to enforce the laws that are already on the books. continue reading »

In 2010 California-Mexico Border Saw 93 Million Inspections, 90 tons of drugs & 41,000 Apprehensions

In 2010 California-Mexico Border Saw 93 Million Inspections, 90 tons of drugs & 41,000 Apprehensions

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers conducting security operations at California’s ports of entry with Mexico performed more than 63 million inspections of travelers, seized almost 90 tons of illegal narcotics and apprehended more than 41,000 immigration violators during federal fiscal year 2010. continue reading »

Key Government Website GSA Launches Mobile Version in Spanish

The U.S. General Services Administration launched today a mobile version of GobiernoUSA.gov, the official portal of the U.S. government in Spanish with access to a bounty of government websites, continue reading »

STUDY:  Minorities and Women Make Best Hedge Fund Managers

STUDY:  Minorities and Women Make Best Hedge Fund Managers

Want an annualized return of 7.5% over three years or 9.1% over the last five then make sure your hedge fund is run by a woman or minority. continue reading »

Two Pennsylvania Men Convicted of Hispanic Hate Killing Sentenced to Nine Yrs in Prison & $550 Fine

Two Pennsylvania Men Convicted of Hispanic Hate Killing Sentenced to Nine Yrs in Prison & $550 Fine

Brandon Piekarsky, 19, and Derrick Donchak, 21, both of Shenandoah, Pa., were sentenced today to nine years in prison for the fatal beating of Luis Ramirez, the Justice Department announced. continue reading »