By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/25/2013 - 14:30
A recent Gallup poll revealed that for the first time, Americans are in suppport of legalizing marijuana in the United States. Over the past several years, countries throughout Latin America have passed laws in favor of the cannabis plant. Take a look:
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/22/2013 - 18:26
The Mashco-Piro tribe in Peru must have found itself in a state of emergency.
This tribe is considered to be "one of the most isolated tribes on Earth," but according to MSN Now, members have made contact with a nearby community to request food.
Not only is this form of contact extremely rare, it is also illegal. Anthropologists say tribe members were requesting bananas.
By Amaris Castillo | 12/02/2011 - 16:30
A magical weekend is upon us.
For this week’s What to Watch, we want to highlight Syfy’s new upcoming mini-series Neverland. The two-night series bases itself as a prequel to Peter Pan, the classic character created by the late Scottish novelist and playwright J.M. Barrie.
By Adriana Rivera | 11/03/2011 - 15:20
While some people travel to Peru to experience classic tourist sites like Machu Picchu, many are traveling all the way to South America for some of the most exotic fusion cuisine on the planet. Frommers.com, a website that prides itself in providing unique travel destination information, has named Lima, Peru a top food and drink destination of 2012.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/20/2011 - 13:30
Mario Testino was awarded the Moët & Chandon Etoile Award last night in London, Women’s Wear Daily reports. At the Park Lane Hotel, the 56-year-old Peruvian-born fashion photographer received the inaugural accolade from the world’s largest Champagne house. The award recognizes exceptional talent and influence. “I have a sore throat – that’s why you see me wearing this scarf,” Testino said before the awards ceremony.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/31/2011 - 14:30
—Mexican American singer Jenni Rivera is switching things up a bit with her new album. Instead of the banda music we have long associated the 42-year-old with, Rivera’s new single, Basta Ya, is a pop tune off her new album, Joyas Prestadas (Borrowed Jewels).
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 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 Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/10/2010 - 14:00
It seems like every girl in the country is gearing up to watch Julia Roberts find herself while traveling in Italy, India and Indonesia in Eat Pray Love. While the movie’s trailer shows some incredible food and drop-dead gorgeous locations, we couldn’t help but think that when it comes to both (as well as thousand-year-old spiritual traditions) those places have nothing on Latin America.
By Verky Arcos | 06/03/2010 - 13:00
Actress Q’orianka Kilcher—best known for playing Pocahontas in the 2005 film New World opposite Colin Farrell—was arrested on Tuesday for tying herself to the fence of the White House while her mother, Saskia Kilcher, poured a black substance over her.