$1 Million Rains From Sky in Bolivia
$1 Million Rains From Sky in Bolivia
By Cristina Arreola | 10/04/2013 - 11:08

Money doesn’t grow on trees, but it does fall out of the sky! At least, it does in Bolivia.

According to CNN, more than $1 million dollars fell from the clouds in Bolivia’s Eastern province of Santa Cruz this week. 


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Bolivian Man May be Oldest Living Human at 123 Years Old!
By Samantha Leal | 08/19/2013 - 14:13

Well this is one for the record books. If claims are to be believed, the oldest living person resides in Bolivia and is 123 years old. (Yes, you read that right!)


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Bolivian Mennonite women from Manitoba Colony
Bolivian Rapists Have Been Convicted, Yet the Crimes Continue
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/13/2013 - 18:15

For several years, residents of Bolivia's Manitoba Colony could not explain what was going when it came to the raping of their women.

There was no explanation as to how a woman could wake up with blood and semen stains across her sheets and have no memory of that night. Nor could anyone explain how some would go to sleep wearing clothes and wake up completely naked, covered in dirty fingerprints.


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Evo Morales
Bolivian President's Plane Diverted After Snowden Suspected of Being on Board
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/03/2013 - 09:40

Bolivia's president Evo Morales attempted to leave Europe on Tuesday night before his flight was rerouted and delayed on alleged suspicions that he was taking NSA leaker Edward Snowden to Latin America.


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Bolivian Villagers Bury Murder Suspect Alive
By Amaris Castillo | 06/07/2013 - 11:26

A Bolivian man was buried alive after fellow villagers learned that he was a suspect in the raping and murder of a woman, Fox News reports.


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Eduardo Paes
The Worst Politically-Related Fights in Latin America
By Amaris Castillo | 06/01/2013 - 10:00

Who knew the mayor of Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro was so fiesty? Eduardo Paes was all over the news this week after punching a constituent in the face. The cause for his aggressive move? He was called the Portuguese equivalent of “excrement” in a dispute before shocked diners at a restaurant. Though Paes issued a written apology after the episode, the world won’t soon forget.


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Where Latin American Countries Stand on LGBT Rights
Where Latin American Countries Stand on LGBT Rights
By Amaris Castillo | 05/31/2013 - 16:30

Puerto Rico made headlines this week after its governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla signed two bills into law; one which prohibits employment discrimination based on gender or sexual orientation, and the other which adds to the island’s domestic violence law protections with regards to sexual orientation. This decision came after much pushing from LGBT rights advocates, including Puerto Rico’s own beloved superstar Ricky Martin, who took to


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Star Tracker: Jennifer Lopez, Calle 13
Star Tracker: Jennifer Lopez, Calle 13, Don Francisco, and more!
By Amaris Castillo | 11/30/2011 - 12:00

— Now they’re in Morocco together? After spending Thanksgiving weekend in Hawaii with her new man Casper Smart, Boricua superstar Jennifer Lopez reportedly flew to Morocco with him late last night, according to Radar Online.


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Get Your Dancing Shoes! Carnival is Here!
Get Your Dancing Shoes! Carnival is Here!
By Grace Bastidas | 03/07/2011 - 14:00

Carnival kicked off this weekend, which means it’s time to let loose before Lent rolls around. Not that you have to be Catholic to indulge in a little church-sanctioned debauchery. Hedonists of all stripes can party at celebrations all across Latin America. Just pick your destination.

Barranquilla, Colombia


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WATCH: 'Even the Rain' Trailer
By Mariela Rosario | 02/01/2011 - 17:15

The new trailer for Gael Garcia Bernal's Goya nominated film Even the Rain came out and the film looks pretty riveting. We're thinking it really deserved those 13 nominations! The film is a tense drama about a filmmaker (Bernal) who goes to Bolivia to shoot a film about the Spanish conquest of America. The film crews travels coincide with the Cochabamba Water Wars in 2000, which throws their film into chaos and begins to blur the line between reality and fiction as the exploitation of indigenous people has continued for hundreds of years. 


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