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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Beauty Queens Become Drug Cartel Wives
Beauty Queens Become Drug Cartel Trophy Wives
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/01/2013 - 15:21

In Latin America, the idea of a trophy wife is not quite what you might expect it to be. Beauty queens have become the wife of choice for the dons of competing drug cartels.


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Edward Snowden
Snowden and 6 Other Controversial People Who’ve Found Asylum in Latin America
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/26/2013 - 14:41

Edward J. Snowden, the NSA whistleblower that came forward and confessed to leaking information regarding PRISM – a top-secret program that has direct access to Internet sites such as Google and Facebook – is now seeking asylum in Ecuador. Snowden’s decision to seek asylum in this particular Latin American country seems to stem from the fact that WikiLeaks has been assisting the 29-year-old.


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21-Year-Old Chilean Woman Auctions Off Her Virginity To Pay School
21-Year-Old Chilean Woman Auctions Off Her Virginity To Pay School
By Amaris Castillo | 06/26/2013 - 11:26

A 21-year-old woman from San Felipe, Chile is selling her virginity to the highest bidder and intends to use the money to pay for higher education.

The woman who goes simply by the name of “Tamara” posted the offer on Aconcagua VIP, a Chilean escort site, claiming she needed the money to pay off her university debt.


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Best Spots for Gays in Latin America
The Best Gay-Friendly Travel In Spain & Latin America
By Irina Gonzalez | 06/16/2013 - 11:00

If you’re an LGBT couple, family or even ally planning a vacation, it’s not always clear where you can and can’t travel safely.


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