By Amaris Castillo | 08/10/2011 - 11:00
After suspected cocaine smugglers from Peru raided a jungle area in western Brazil, a lost Indian tribe that claimed the area as its home vanished according to Brazilian officials. Indian affairs experts in the largest South American country believe that the tribe might have run away in fear after the suspected smugglers raided a Brazilian guard post that was protecting them. Almost 50 pounds of cocaine were found in the area by police officials and, according to a statement, a man who had been deported for drug trafficking this past March was arrested.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/08/2011 - 16:00
Many Venezuelans have begun to ponder life without their leader. Hugo Chávez, who has ruled the Latin American country for the past 12 years, has been seen only sporadically in public lately and revealed that he is battling cancer on June 30.
By Fox News Latino | 07/01/2011 - 09:30
Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez revealed that he is battling cancer and recently had a tumor removed in Cuba, making his political future uncertain.
The politician appeared on television Thursday evening looking quite thin as he read a prepared speech with a serious and at times sad expression. He said he is resolved to "be victorious in this new battle that life has placed before us."
By Fox News Latino | 06/30/2011 - 15:30
First New York, now Brazil.
Just days after New York passed gay marriage, a Brazilian judge has approved what is apparently the South American nation's first gay marriage. Sao Paulo state judge Fernando Henrique Pinto says he has ruled that two men can convert their civil union into a marriage.
By Celestrellas | 06/30/2011 - 10:00
As you may have heard, Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony have created their own musical reality show, called Q' Viva: The Chosen. Over the next few months, the power couple will embark on an extensive 21-country search for the best new musical talent in Latin America, dancing, singing, intrumental—they're looking to build the next huge Latin superband. For this special mission they are joined by American Idol's creator, Simon Fuller, and world-renowned director and choreographer, Jamie King.
By Adriana Rivera | 06/15/2011 - 11:20
The Copa America soccer tournament held in Argentina and set to start July 1 will likely be postponed due to an erupting volcano in Chile that is grounding flights. The South American futbol competition is being delayed due to the amount of ash that the volcano is spewing into the air, which is making it difficult for teams to arrive via airplane.
By Grace Bastidas | 06/08/2011 - 16:00
You know the consequences—blazing headache, nausea, dry mouth, upset stomach, red eyes, muscle pain—and still, you decide to do one more kamikaze shot. And while you may not end up in Bangkok like the boys from The Hangover Part II, you will most likely end up hovering over your toilet. Thankfully we have the best Latin American cures for even the most persistent of hangovers.
Menudo in Mexico
By Mariela Rosario | 05/31/2011 - 16:14
Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez are always on the move, planning the next step in conquering the world, and they may have just stepped into a gold mine with their latest project.
By Mariela Rosario | 03/23/2011 - 15:30
President Obama just wrapped up his first trip as President of the United States to Latin America. He had to cut his trip a little short due to the crisis in Libya and the decision to intervene, but he was still able to hit all his planned stops in Brazil, Chile and El Salvador.
With his whole family in tow, President Obama met with President Dilma Rousseff, Sebastian Pinera and Mauricio Funes before hopping back on Air Force One to return to Washington DC.