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U.S. to Celebrate 100 Open Skies Partners that Include Colombia and Brazil as New Partners

U.S. to Celebrate 100 Open Skies Partners that Include Colombia and Brazil as New Partners

In a March 30 ceremony, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood will host a ceremony celebrating the negotiation of agreements between the United States and 100 Open Skies partners. continue reading »

Pitbull, Camila, Don Omar and Banda El Recodo to Perform at the 2011 Billboard Latin Music Awards

Pitbull, Camila, Don Omar and Banda El Recodo to Perform at the 2011 Billboard Latin Music Awards

Pitbull, Camila, Don Omar and Banda El Recodo are among the leading musical acts confirmed to perform at the 2011 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm. continue reading »

Argentine Soccer Star Lionel Messi Becomes Best Paid Player in History (VIDEO)

Argentine Soccer Star Lionel Messi Becomes Best Paid Player in History (VIDEO)

We are surprised it took this long. The kid is not only a kind, charming gentleman, but simply put an artist, when it comes to playing fútbol. continue reading »

End of the Mayan Calendar in 2012 Gives Mexico Reason to Promote Tourism

End of the Mayan Calendar in 2012 Gives Mexico Reason to Promote Tourism

Though many are anxious about the end of the Mayan calendar in 2012, the Mexican government is using the opportunity to promote tourism. Tourism Secretary Gloria Guevara, during the "Mexico: Gateway to the Americas" seminar in Mexico City, continue reading »

Don Omar Breaks YouTube Record (VIDEO)

Don Omar Breaks YouTube Record (VIDEO)

Reggaeton superstar Don Omar has recently set a new record with his "Danza Kuduro" video. Reportedly, the video from the homonym single has established a new record: most watched video for an artist in Spanish language. The video currently has over 95 million views on world wide continue reading »

WIKILEAKS: ‘Raw Sewage Everywhere’ In Costa Rica

WIKILEAKS: ‘Raw Sewage Everywhere’ In Costa Rica

The American Embassy in San José de Costa Rica, wrote a series of now public diplomatic wires about reasons why the Central American nation does not live to its tourism paradise image. continue reading »

37 Pre-Incan Tombs Accidentally Found in Southern Perú

37 Pre-Incan Tombs Accidentally Found in Southern Perú

60 kilometers away from the city of Tacna in southern Peru, thirty-seven pre-Incan tombs-- estimated to be between 2800 and 3500 years old, have been accidentally discovered by construction workers who, as part of the installation of a water system for the Boca del Río settlement were digging trenches last week. continue reading »

CinemaCon Names Cameron Diaz Female Star of the Year

CinemaCon Names Cameron Diaz Female Star of the Year

Cameron Diaz has continued to capture the attention of audiences around the world with her inescapable charm, innate comedic timing CinemaCon said in a statement when announcing this year’s Female Star of the Year. continue reading »

Last Stop: El Salvador. Obama Pledges $200 Million to Central America to Help Fight Drug Cartels

Last Stop: El Salvador. Obama Pledges $200 Million to Central America to Help Fight Drug Cartels

At the last stop on his Latin American tour, President Barack Obama pledged to help El Salvador and Central America fight its war against drugs. continue reading »

A Small Reminder of Why George Lopez is The Funniest Man on Late Night TV

A Small Reminder of Why George Lopez is The Funniest Man on Late Night TV

The talk show host had a field day with the season 12 premiere of Dancing with the Stars, making some brutal comments about the show's famous contestants. continue reading »

Were Arizona Business Leaders Behind the State’s “Time Out” on Anti-Immigrant Legislation?

Were Arizona Business Leaders Behind the State’s “Time Out” on Anti-Immigrant Legislation?

When Arizona’s Senate rejected five anti-immigrant bills that included denying citizenship to children born to undocumented immigrants to requiring immigration documentation when buying a car, everyone was asking WHAT HAPPENED. continue reading »

Prosecutors Apologize For Comments Comparing Seminole Indians to al Qaeda

Prosecutors Apologize For Comments Comparing Seminole Indians to al Qaeda

Guantanamo prosecutors have apologized for documents in which they related Seminole Indians in Spanish Florida to al Qaeda as they attempted to justify military actions at Guantanamo Bay prison. continue reading »

El Chupacabra Mystery Solved: It’s Always Been in Your Imagination

El Chupacabra Mystery Solved: It’s Always Been in Your Imagination

Stories of El Chupacabra first surfaced in March 1995 in Puerto Rico, when dead, blood-drained goats began to surface. continue reading »

Number of Iowa Workers, Mostly Immigrants, Not Being Paid Wages Increasing

The number of claims that Latino workers are not being paid wages is increasing, particularly in one Midwest state. Since October, the Iowa’s Citizens for Community Improvement (CCI) continue reading »

More Crazy Talk From Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez

More Crazy Talk From Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez

President Hugo Chávez was in such a talkative mood on world Water Day, that during his public speech he graced attendees with a history lesson on the obscure roots of capitalism. continue reading »