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Deadly Train Crash in Spain

Deadly Train Crash in Spain

A commuter high-speed train traveling near Barcelona in Castelldefels Playa killed 12 individuals and injured 17 others as passengers exiting another commuter train erroneously crossed the tracks to get to the other side of the station continue reading »

Arizona School District Takes a Stance Against SB1070

Arizona School District Takes a Stance Against SB1070

Tucson's largest school district (TUSD) declared this Tuesday night that it will not sue Arizona over SB1070, but it will definitely take a stance against the controversial legislation. continue reading »

Hemet City, California Votes to Back Arizona’s Anti-Illegal Immigration Law

his past Tuesday Hemet City Council members voted 4-0 in favor of backing Arizona's anti-illegal immigration law. continue reading »

Arizona’s Law Stirs up Controversy and Unexpected Supporters

Arizona's Law, the SB1070 which has stirred up much controversy is due to come into effect at the end of this month. continue reading »

El Presidente Funes Anuncia Arrestos por Crímenes en El Salvador

En la madrugada del lunes hubieron dos ataques contra autobuses que resulto en 17 muertos, 14 de ellos fueron calcinados. continue reading »

Brazil’s Petrobras Announces Multi-Billion Dollar Investment Plan

Brazil’s Petrobras Announces Multi-Billion Dollar Investment Plan

The state-owned oil and gas producer, Petrobras of Brazil announced it's aggressive investment plan of US$224 Billion by Y 2014. continue reading »

Obama Proposes $600 Million in Funds for Border Security

Obama Proposes $600 Million in Funds for Border Security

The Obama administration formally asked Congress Tuesday for $600 million in funds to enhance border security. continue reading »

Peru’s Coca Cultivation Increases More than 50% in the Past 10 years

Peru’s Coca Cultivation Increases More than 50% in the Past 10 years

Over the past 10 years according to the U.N. Office on Drugs (UNODC), Peru has had a 55 percent increase in coca cultivation. continue reading »

Update—Brazilian Floods

In the latest update of the Brazilian floods in the states of Alagoas and Pernambuco in the northeastern part of the country, more than 600 people remained missing and the death toll has risen to 42 people. continue reading »

Mexico Presenta Solicitud de Demanda Contra Arizona por la Ley SB1070

Mexico Presenta Solicitud de Demanda Contra Arizona por la Ley SB1070

El gobierno de Mexico presento una solicitud para acompañar una demanda contra Arizona y la Ley SB1070. continue reading »

La Cifra de Damnificados Sube en Brasil por las Fuertes Lluvias

La Cifra de Damnificados Sube en Brasil por las Fuertes Lluvias

La fuertes lluvias de Brasil en la parte noreste del país han causado por lo menos 35 muertos, mas de mil desaparecidos, y 100,00 han tenido que abandonar sus hogares. continue reading »

Presidente Electo de Colombia en su Primer Discurso

Presidente Electo de Colombia en su Primer Discurso

El Presidente Electo de Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, en su primer discurso al pueblo Colombiano este pasado domingo dijo que espera llevar al país al liderazgo regional y anunció que los jefes de estado de America Latina encontrarán un aliado y un socio comprometido. continue reading »

Recovery of the Tortoise Population on Galapago’s Island

Recovery of the Tortoise Population on Galapago’s Island

The Galapagos National Park (PNG), announced a strong recovery of vegetation, tortoise, and albatross populations on Española the southern most island of the archipelago. The report stated that a surge… continue reading »

Both Teams Advance, Uruguay Beats Mexico 1-0

Both Teams Advance, Uruguay Beats Mexico 1-0

Luis Suárez scored in the 43rd minute giving the South American team a 1-0 victory at the World cup. Both teams will face Group B member who will be decided later tonight. continue reading »

Turistas No Podrán Usar Helicópteros para Llegar a Machu Picchu

Turistas No Podrán Usar Helicópteros para Llegar a Machu Picchu

El gobierno Peruano prohibió los vuelos en helicópteros hacia la ciudad Inca de Machu Picchu, uno de los destinos turísticos más populares del mundo, con el proposito de proteger la fauna local amenazada por los ruidos de las aeronaves. continue reading »