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“Most of all, I love the people. “ Chicago Mayor Daley Announces his Retirement

“Most of all, I love the people. “ Chicago Mayor Daley Announces his Retirement

Chicago Mayor Daley announced today he would not be running for re-election. Daley has been mayor since 1989. The mayor made the announcement at a City Hall press conference. continue reading »

Anuncia Alcalde de Morelia que no Habrá Festejos por el Bicentenario

Anuncia Alcalde de Morelia que no Habrá Festejos por el Bicentenario

"Verbena, no, se realizarán actividades con otra modalidad, queremos que las festividades se vivan con fervor patrio y no patriotero", dice el munícipe de la ciudad que en 2008 fue atacada con granadas durante el Grito de Independencia continue reading »

Researchers Have Put a Price on Felicidad– It’s $75,000

Researchers Have Put a Price on Felicidad– It’s $75,000

If you are making $75,000 you should be content and any dollar more you struggle to earn will not add to that contentment. Princeton University has found that indeed continue reading »

PEMEX Reporting Massive Explosion, Multiple Deaths Feared

PEMEX Reporting Massive Explosion, Multiple Deaths Feared

Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) is reporting an accidental explosion at one of its largest refinery’s located outside of Monterrey, Mexico. Spanish language news is reporting at least seven dead and many injured. continue reading »

Immigrant Shooting Death in L.A. Ignites Rioting

Immigrant Shooting Death in L.A. Ignites Rioting

On Sunday evening Los Angeles police were confronted by a knife wielded man tentatively identified as Manuel Jamines, a Guatemalan immigrant who worked as a day laborer. Police claim Jamines was asked in Spanish and English to put the knife down and was shot when he lunged at police. continue reading »

Peru to Accept US Aid in Drug War

Peru to Accept US Aid in Drug War

Peruvian President Alan Garcia said during a CNN interview that he is willing to accept military aid from the US to help fight the drug war in Peru. The UN Office on Drugs and Crime announced in June that Peru had passed continue reading »

40% of all TV’s on Tonight will be in Hispanic Households

40% of all TV’s on Tonight will be in Hispanic Households

There are approximately 116 million U.S. households with at least one television set in that house, clearly we are a TV-loving nation. However, the rate of growth amongst continue reading »

Chavez Introduces Food Card

Chavez Introduces Food Card

Chavez introduces “Good Life Card” as a tool to make shopping for food easier but critics fear it could easily become a tool to control the population. Some fear it could be used to limit the citizen’s purchases in order to address the problem of inadequate supply levels. continue reading »

Se Rescató a 180 Migrantes la Semana Pasada

Se Rescató a 180 Migrantes la Semana Pasada

La semana anterior, la Policía Federal (PF) aseguró en operativos diversos a 180 migrantes procedentes de varios países de Centroamérica, informó ayer la Secretaría de Seguridad Pública federal (SSP). continue reading »

Mexico and Several Latin American Countries Recognzied for Innovation in Water Accessibility

Mexico and Several Latin American Countries Recognzied for Innovation in Water Accessibility

Service operators and public officials from Mexico, Nicaragua, Brazil and Colombia were recognized for innovative contributions to water and sanitation by the Inter-American Development Bank and FEMSA Foundation today, in the context of World Water Week congress taking place in the Swedish capital. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Brazil on Your 188th Year of Independence

¡Felicidades! Brazil on Your 188th Year of Independence

Today, all of Brazil is celebrating and rejoicing its -year old independence from the Portuguese. The Portuguese arrived in the 1532 and stayed for close to 300 years as it settled the region and colonized native populations. continue reading »

Another Best Selling Song for Shakira (VIDEO)

The official song of World Cup 2010 is another best seller for Shakira who co-wrote and sang the song. “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)” has now become the best-selling World Cup song in history with over two million copies sold. continue reading »

Salvadoran President Announces 3rd Migrant Survived Mexican Massacre

Salvadoran President Announces 3rd Migrant Survived Mexican Massacre

Salvadoran President Mauricio Funes announced yesterday that a third man survived August’s massacre of 72 migrants in a ranch in Tamaulipas, Mexico. Mexico has confirmed that 77 migrants from Central and South American were kidnapped and held at the ranch either for ransom or to force them to work for drug cartels. Authorities believe the violent Zetas drug cartel kidnapped the individuals as they were heading toward the U.S. continue reading »

Economic Downturn Negatively Effecting Supplier Diversity & Minority Contracting Opportunities

Economic Downturn Negatively Effecting Supplier Diversity & Minority Contracting Opportunities

An under-reported fact of the faltering economy has been the negative effect on contracting opportunities for minority-and women-owned businesses. Corporations outsourcing and contracting protracted due to economic challenges and many minority firms felt the squeeze. continue reading »

Mexicana Defraudó a un Millón de Usuarios; Hoy dan Entrada al Concurso Mercantil

Mexicana de Aviación vendió más de 984 mil boletos por los que ya no proporcionó el servicio. Esto significa que enfrentará devoluciones por mil 549 millones 926 mil 302 pesos. continue reading »