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Four Soccer Players Victims of Alleged Drug Attack by Opponents

"Hijos de Acosvinchos" player Juan Luna, managed to stay conscious while three other players succumbed to the sedative properties of barbiturate drugs, allegedly dissolved in the water handed to them by the opponents during a break in the game. continue reading »

Mexican Beer Lovers be Warned:  ‘Mexican Beer Dermatitis’ Alert

Mexican Beer Lovers be Warned:  ‘Mexican Beer Dermatitis’ Alert

Mexican beer lovers typically only worry about the calories or just focus on the sabor/flavor but now drinkers be warned you can get ‘Mexican beer dermatitis’ from your cerveza fria. continue reading »

INDULGE YOURSELF this Weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

INDULGE YOURSELF this weekend with a Latin American natural wonder. Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

New Ecotourism Website Puts Far-Flung Nature Sites a Mere Mouse Click Away

Created by the UN Environment Program and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the site provides in-depth information on both the leading lights and hidden gems of the conservation world, allowing visitors to upload photographs of their trips to protected areas, write travelogues for Wikipedia and recommend places of interest nearby, data that can be shared through social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Flickr. continue reading »

Worldwide there are 2.0 Billion People Surfing the Internet - WOW

Worldwide there are 2.0 Billion People Surfing the Internet - WOW

The number of Internet users worldwide has doubled in the past five years and will surpass the 2 billion mark in 2010, with the majority of the 226 million new users this year coming from developing countries, the United Nations telecommunication agency is reporting. continue reading »

$2 Million Woman – Adriana Lima and Her Bra

$2 Million Woman – Adriana Lima and Her Bra

If we couldn’t hate Adriana Lima any more (super model, new mom, sexy Latina) now she gets to wear Victoria Secret’s ‘Bombshell’ bar worth an estimated $2.0 million dollars. continue reading »

2010 Latina Shoppers Study

2010 Latina Shoppers Study

A study conducted amongst 1,200 Latina shoppers has concluded what all ‘wise Latinas’ know they are the decision makers and influencers in their households. The economic value of this decision making power equals $1.4 trillion through 2013 for the U.S economy. continue reading »

SB 1070 Causing Stress, Depression

SB 1070 Causing Stress, Depression

According to medical experts, immigrants are experiencing stress and depression due to the controversial Arizona law SB 1070. United States-Mexico Border Health Commission representative Cecilia Rosales told EFE, ‘From a health standpoint, this law is affecting everyone equally, whether continue reading »

Advertisers Increase their Spending on Spanish Language Media

Advertisers Increase their Spending on Spanish Language Media

Current statistics are showing that advertiser are increasing their spend and interest in the Hispanic consumer in expectation of what the U.S. Census will show. That spending is especially visible at the Spanish language networks like Univision and Telemundo. Advertise spending for Spanish language media increased by 24 percent versus 8.5 percent for English language media. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS:  6.9 Earthquake hits Mexico

BREAKING NEWS:  6.9 Earthquake hits Mexico

BREAKING NEWS: a 6.9 earthquake hit Baja California, Mexico at 12:53 pm (CST) rattling scenic La Paz and tourist mecca Cabo San Lucas. There were several ‘fore’ shocks yesterday that foreshadowed today’s quake. continue reading »

Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Numerous Latino and Hispanic Civil Rights and Advocacy Organization

Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Numerous Latino and Hispanic Civil Rights and Advocacy Organization

The Justice Department announced that Vincent Johnson of New Jersey, known on the internet as "Devilfish" pleaded guilty to multiple charges related to a series of threatening emails he sent to employees of Latino civil rights and advocacy organizations. continue reading »

Glenn Beck Refutes Theory of Evolution Seeking Half-Human, Half-Monkey as Proof

Glenn Beck Refutes Theory of Evolution Seeking Half-Human, Half-Monkey as Proof

Professorial Glenn Beck once again showing America how bright he is and well suited to educate the (ignorant) masses took on the subject of evolution and the theory of creationism. continue reading »

Horse Smuggling at the Border

Horse Smuggling at the Border

Recalling days of the wild wild west, U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested Mexican nationals on Friday for cross-border horse smuggling after agents observed them attempting to illegally import five horses. continue reading »

Iran and Venezuela Seek to Create “New World Order Based on Humanity and Justice”

Iran and Venezuela Seek to Create “New World Order Based on Humanity and Justice”

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has just concluded his ninth state visit to Iran and leaves with 11 cooperation agreements signed between the two countries covering matters that range from public housing to oil exportation. continue reading »

Largest Asian-Latin American Business Forum Underway

A thousand government officials and business executives from Latin America and the Caribbean, China, Japan and Korea participated today in the opening session of the China-LAC Business Forum with high-ranking Chinese authorities and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) executives. continue reading »