By Cristina Arreola | 09/12/2013 - 10:30
Sad news from Puerto Rico.
According to the Huffington Post, the Caribbean island’s sinking economy has Puerto Ricans leaving the country in vast numbers. In 2011 alone, nearly 54,000 people, or 1.5 percent of the population, opted to leave the territory.
By Cristina Arreola | 09/11/2013 - 15:27
Ever considered moving to a different country? It looks like Latin America is a good bet!
According to the 2013 World Happiness Report, Latin America showed the most improvement and potential for becoming the happiest region in the world. While Northern Europe still dominated the rankings, Latin America and the Caribbean showed a significant increase in average happiness.
By Sugey Palomares | 05/29/2013 - 11:33
We may take the Internet for granted, but Web access has been a luxury in Cuba. Although home Web services will remain largely restricted, Cubans will soon be able to use the Internet at more than 100 public computer labs across the island. On Tuesday, Cuban authorities confirmed that the new measure would begin on June 4th.
By Sugey Palomares | 05/22/2013 - 12:05
Cuba is now allowing individual imports of appliances, lifting a ban imposed in 2005 after a wave of energy shortages and blackouts, reports the AP. As a result, Cubans are now able to bring up to two appliances per person into the island for noncommercial use. The list of approved items now include air conditioners with a capacity of less than 1 ton, microwaves under 2,000 watts and ovens that consume less than 1,500 watts.
By Samantha Leal | 08/23/2012 - 16:00
More troubles for Chad Ochocinco? You can say that again. The football star, who allegedly head-butted his wife Evelyn Lozada, is being hit with a bill to the tune of $90,000. The government of Saint Martin agreed to foot part of the bill for their wedding, expecting publicity it would generate once the duo's TV series Ev & Ocho was on air.
But now, due to the serious incident, the show has been canceled, and Saint Martin is demanding its money back.
By Lee Hernandez | 04/18/2011 - 15:15
The more we hear about the quirks and hijinks that took place during filming, the more convinced we become that "On Stranger Tides" is the perfect name for the latest installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean movie franchise (in theaters May 20th).