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Change for America and Cuba

Change for America and Cuba

President Obama has directed the Secretaries of State, Treasury, and Homeland Security to take a series of steps to continue efforts to reach out to the Cuban people in support of their desire to freely determine their country’s future. continue reading »

Chilean Miner and Elvis Fan Pena Visits VivaELVIS in Las Vegas

Chilean Miner and Elvis Fan Pena Visits VivaELVIS in Las Vegas

Edison Pena, the Chilean miner who became popular worldwide as a major Elvis fan, visited Las Vegas to experience Viva ELVIS by Cirque du Soleil continue reading »

Asst Sec of State Jose Fernandez Speaks to Maximizing Use of Remittance Sent to MX, Latin America

Assistant Secretary for Economic, Energy and Business Affairs Jose W. Fernandez spoke at a roundtable meeting hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations today continue reading »

Celebrity Apprentice 2011 Cast Announced- Jose Canseco Lone Latino

Celebrity Apprentice 2011 Cast Announced- Jose Canseco Lone Latino

Today Donald Trump released the names (and a group picture) of the new cast of his hit spinoff show. While the regular edition of The Apprentice may not do very well in the ratings Celebrity Apprentice seems to still be going strong. continue reading »

Mexican-American Singer Jenni Rivera to Launch a Reality TV Show on Telemundo

Mexican-American Singer Jenni Rivera to Launch a Reality TV Show on Telemundo

Telemundo's mun2, the second most watched Hispanic cable network among Persons 18-34, announced its new reality series "I Love Jenni" continue reading »

English 9 yr old Boy’s trip to Disney World Ruined when US immigration Rules Him a Threat

English 9 yr old Boy’s trip to Disney World Ruined when US immigration Rules Him a Threat

English civil servants Kathy and Edward Francis planned to surprise their grandson Micah Strachan with the holiday of a lifetime to Florida in February. continue reading »

Strange Confession in “Big Brother” Argentina (VIDEO)

The confession came from a Argentina countryside raised participant, his name Martín Pepa. continue reading »

America Ferrera to Join Cast of “The Good Wife”

America Ferrera to Join Cast of “The Good Wife”

Following a sabbatical year of sorts after the 4-season run of "Ugly Betty," America Ferrara will be joining the cast of the Emmy and Golden Globe winning drama "The Good Wife" Starring Juliana Marguiles and Chris Noth. continue reading »

Scientists Point to Recent Flooding as Proof of Global Warming “Theory”

Scientists Point to Recent Flooding as Proof of Global Warming “Theory”

It is hard to turn on the television or go online and not see the horrific videos and photos of Sri Lanka, Australian, and Brazil’s battle with natural disasters. continue reading »

George Flores, aka The Boxer, Sentenced for Being ‘Tax Collector’ to Drug Dealers in US

George Flores, aka The Boxer, Sentenced for Being ‘Tax Collector’ to Drug Dealers in US

The lead defendant in a federal RICO indictment that was brought as part of the nation's largest-ever gang sweep was sentenced to 30 years in federal continue reading »

UC Berkeley Chancellor Links Tucson Shooting to Immigration Debate

UC Berkeley Chancellor Links Tucson Shooting to Immigration Debate

Striking up controversy while commenting on last weekend’s shooting, a University of California Berkeley chancellor sent an e-mail linking the Tucson shooting to Arizona’s war on undocumented immigration, and the downfall of the DREAM Act. continue reading »

Restaurant in Spain Finds Unusual Way Around the Smoking Ban: A Smoking Van (VIDEO)

"La Abadía" Restaurant in Nigrán, Pontevedra has parked a white van on the street directly in front of the shop, and loaded it with a table an enough chairs to fit six comfortable smokers inside. continue reading »

Scientists Urge UN to Prepare for Aliens. No, the OTHER Kind

Scientists Urge UN to Prepare for Aliens. No, the OTHER Kind

It may sound like something from a sci-fi movie, but United Nations scientists are saying that Earth needs to prepare... for an alien invasion. UN scientists have been urging officials to give responsibility of “supra-Earth affairs” to a branch of the government, continue reading »

Can You Get A DUI While Riding a Burro in Texas? (VIDEO)

Can You Get A DUI While Riding a Burro in Texas? (VIDEO)

Austin police officers arrested two men , one riding a horse, the other one riding a mule and charged them with DWI, after drivers complained they were having to swerve out of their way. continue reading »

Mexican Mayor Shot to Death – Third One in a Week

Mexican Mayor Shot to Death – Third One in a Week

Mayor Luis Jiminez Mata, of Santiago Amoltepec, was shot to death when he was visiting the state capital of Oaxaca. He is the third municipal leader to be killed in a week and in 2011. continue reading »