10 Celebs You Didn’t Know Were Born in Latin America
10 Celebs You Didn’t Know Were Born in Latin America
By Jill Pankow | 10/25/2013 - 12:55

We know that many stars were born into Latino families, but which celebs were actually born in Latin America? Whether their connection to Latin America goes only as far as place of birth or they’re Latino by blood, these well-known names all have one thing in common – they were born in Latin America! See the full list:


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El Salvador: Women Can Be Jailed for Miscarrying
El Salvador: Women Can Be Jailed for Miscarrying
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/21/2013 - 16:20

Latin America is known for having some of the harshest anti-abortion laws, but El Salvador's may be the toughest.

According to BBC News, women in El Salvador who suffer a miscarriage or experience a stillbirth are often accused of inducing an abortion, and can even be jailed for murder.


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Demi Lovato Continues Trip Through Latin America
By Cristina Arreola | 10/17/2013 - 12:06

Demi Lovato is hitting up Latin America -- one country at a time!


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Anti-Drug Plane Crashes in Colombia, Kills Four People
Anti-Drug Plane Crashes in Colombia, Kills Four People
By Cristina Arreola | 10/07/2013 - 10:02

A small plane on a U.S. counter-drug mission crashed in Colombia on Saturday, killing three American contractors and one Panamanian National Guardsman. Two other Americans were seriously injured. 


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Report Shows Immigrants Positively Impact Communities And Create Jobs
Report Shows Immigrants Positively Impact Communities And Create Jobs
By Cristina Arreola | 09/13/2013 - 14:56

A new report proves that immigration reform could positively impact the U.S. economy. 

According to a report conducted by the Americas Society/ Council of the Americas (AS/COA), immigrants in the United States have proven to be a contributing factor in creating manufacturing jobs and increasing housing wealth.


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Latin American Countries Becoming Happier, Study Finds
Latin American Countries Becoming Happier, Study Finds
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. 


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Bus Accident Kills Dozens in Guatemala
Bus Accident Kills Dozens in Guatemala
By Cristina Arreola | 09/10/2013 - 10:55

The government of Guatemala declared three days of national mourning after a bus accident killed at least 44 people and injured dozens of others on Monday.

The Guatemala City-bound bus tumbled over 600 feet into a ravine after plunging off a cliff in a rural area.


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The Most Outrageous Latin American Beauty Pageants
The 7 Most Outrageous Latin American Beauty Pageants
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/18/2013 - 11:30

From a pageant where you win for having the best booty to a beauty contest for inmates, we've rounded up the seven most outrageous pageants coming out of Latin America.


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Latin America Makes More Money Exporting Soccer Players Than Livestock
Latin America Makes More Money Exporting Soccer Players Than Livestock
By Amaris Castillo | 08/02/2013 - 12:52

Who needs a cow when you can have a really good soccer player? According to MSN Now, Latin American countries exported about 5,000 soccer players in the first half of 2013. The total worth of the athletes amounted to more than $1.1 billion dollars, a number higher than the total amount of live animals in the whole of 2011.


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Argentine President Cristina Fernandez is a Grandmother!
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez is a Grandmother!
By Amaris Castillo | 07/16/2013 - 11:17

Argentina’s president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is now an abuelita

Fernández’s son Máximo Kirchner and Rocio Garcia welcomed a baby boy late Sunday night at Buenos Aires’ Otamendi hospital.

They named the baby Nestor Ivan Kirchner (the name Nestor obviously stemmed from Máximo’s late father Néstor Carlos Kirchner, who served as the President of Argentina from 2003 to 2007 and died in 2010 from a reported heart attack).


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