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UN Voices Concern About Violent Evictions in Argentina

UN Voices Concern About Violent Evictions in Argentina

An independent United Nations human rights expert today voiced concern about the increasing rate of violent evictions taking place in Argentina and called for a comprehensive strategy to tackle the country’s housing crisis. continue reading »

Barça Might Have Lost, but the Shame is Real Madrid’s as Their Bus RUNS OVER Their Trophy! (VIDEO)

Barça Might Have Lost, but the Shame is Real Madrid’s as Their Bus RUNS OVER Their Trophy! (VIDEO)

Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos has butter-fingers; while he was showing the trophy to cheering Madrid crowds, it slipped out of his hands, and landed under the team's bus. continue reading »

‘El Kilo’ Suspect in Mexican Mass Grave Killings, Grew up in U.S.

‘El Kilo’ Suspect in Mexican Mass Grave Killings, Grew up in U.S.

The lead suspect in the mass graving killings in Mexico – thus far official reports puts the number of bodies at 126, unofficially the number is at 145 – is said to have grown up in the U.S. continue reading »

WATCH Sofía Vergara and David Beckham’s New Diet Pecsi Commercial (VIDEO)

WATCH Sofía Vergara and David Beckham’s New Diet Pecsi Commercial (VIDEO)

Watch the Barranquilla born bombshell use Twitter to get herself a cold Diet Pepsi! continue reading »

Spain Clashes with Google Over “Right to be Forgotten” Even on the Internet

Spain Clashes with Google Over “Right to be Forgotten” Even on the Internet

Numerous Spanish citizens are arguing they have the ‘right to be forgotten’ or at least some of the more unfavorable things in their past are. Approximately 90 citizens have filed a complaint with Spain’s Data Protection continue reading »

Chile Prepares for Record Number of IPO’s, Thanks to Fast Growing Economy

Chile Prepares for Record Number of IPO’s, Thanks to Fast Growing Economy

Thanks to its fast pace growth economy, the Latin American country of Chile is set to offer a record number of initial public offerings (IPO’s). continue reading »

Alleged member of Latin Kings & Queens Charged in Multiple Murders

Alleged member of Latin Kings & Queens Charged in Multiple Murders

An additional alleged member of the Almighty Latin Kings and Queen Nation (Latin Kings) has been indicted for his alleged role in a racketeering conspiracy in Hammond, Ind., and elsewhere, announced Assistant Attorney continue reading »

Cuban NGO ‘Damas de Blanco’ Recognized by State Dept for Human Right Efforts

Cuban NGO ‘Damas de Blanco’ Recognized by State Dept for Human Right Efforts

Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs William Burns will present the Diplomacy for Human Rights Award, the Human Rights and Democracy Achievement Award continue reading »

3 Restaurant Chain Executives Indicted on Federal Immigration Charges

3 Restaurant Chain Executives Indicted on Federal Immigration Charges

The father and son owners of a regional Mexican restaurant chain, along with the company’s accountant, will be arraigned in federal court in Tucson Thursday on tax and immigration violations contained in a 19-count indictment stemming from a lengthy probe by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s continue reading »

Colorado Bill Regarding Non-Citizens Possibly Voting Struck Down

Colorado Bill Regarding Non-Citizens Possibly Voting Struck Down

A bill targeting those that register to vote despite not being U.S. citizens presented by Secretary of State Scott Gessler has failed to make it through the state Legislature. continue reading »

Oxi, the New Drug Causing Panic in Brazil

Oxi, the New Drug Causing Panic in Brazil

A bi-product of cocaine, and is four times powerful, "oxi" is frighteningly cheap and more deadly than crack. Public sanitation in Brazil does not know how to deal with this new drug. continue reading »

Hispanics and Their Relationship with the Media: Myths Debunked

Hispanics and Their Relationship with the Media: Myths Debunked

A recent Nielsen report has attempted to put to rest certain myths regarding U.S. Hispanics and their “interaction with today’s media.” Two of the myths it touches on are 1) Bilingual Hispanics don’t watch Spanish-language television and 2) Hispanics are late adopters of technology continue reading »

Could Georgia’s Famous Vidalia Onion Be Threatened with Planned Boycotts?

Could Georgia’s Famous Vidalia Onion Be Threatened with Planned Boycotts?

As the state of Georgia gets ready to kick off the official season for its beloved and lucrative Vidalia onions, others are worried talks of boycott due to the immigration issue, will hurt the season. continue reading »

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 »