Scientist Says These Trees In Latin America “Walk” Over 65 Feet A Year
Scientist Says These Trees In Latin America “Walk” More Than 65 Feet A Year
By Cindy Casares | 12/23/2015 - 11:54

A strange tree in Central and South America has scientists debating the purpose of its unique, stilt-like root adaptation.

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Discover The National Anthems From Across Latin America
Discover The National Anthems From Across Latin America
By Cristina Arreola | 03/03/2015 - 15:07

On March 3, we celebrate National Anthem Day, an American tribute to our own anthem, "the Star Spangled Banner." Written during the War of 1812 by Francis Scott Key, the patriotic tune has becom

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Inexpensive Warm Weather Getaways
Warm Weather Getaways That Won't Break The Bank
By Cristina Arreola | 02/20/2015 - 12:11

Negative temperatures, snow banks, and frigid winds got you down? It may be time to ditch your parka and break out your teeniest bikini! 

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Justin Bieber monkey graffiti in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Latin America to Justin Bieber: GET OUT!
By Jesus Trivino Alarcon | 11/15/2013 - 11:54

Dear Justin Bieber,

We were so excited when we heard the news! We couldn’t wait for you to bring the Believe Tour to us! Our hotels were vying for your stay, our clubs were waiting for you to drop dollars, and our beaches were waiting for you tan your baby skin. It’s not every day that we get to host one of the biggest global pop stars, and we were ready and willing. And then things just took a sad, sad turn...

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Brazil’s Best Exports
By Mariela Rosario | 05/20/2011 - 16:30

The Guinness Book of World Records recently declared that 114-year-old Maria Gomes Valentim, a resident of Brazil, is officially the world's oldest living human! Brazilian culture has given so many wonderful things to the world, and people there are clearly happy, or they would not be living to be 114.

From caipirinhas to samba—the stand-out South American country has got it going on! Here's why:

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VIDEO: Selena Gomez Leaves South America in Tears
By Lee Hernandez | 02/17/2011 - 13:36

Have you ever been so overwhelmed with excitement that you couldn’t help but cry tears of joy? Well, that’s what happened to thousands of screaming fans during Selena Gomez’s South American tour.

Gomez, who last fall became the youngest Ambasador ever for UNICEF, went down to Latin America earlier this year for both a series of concerts and a UNICEF mission and she has now posted a new video documenting the experience on her website,

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Valerie Cruz
Valerie Cruz on 'Off the Map': "It's Like Going on Vacation"
By Lee Hernandez | 01/11/2011 - 12:30

Off the Map, the highly anticipated new medical drama from Grey’s Anatomy executive producer, Shonda Rhimes, premieres January 12 at 10 p.m. on ABC. The show is set in the South American jungle and stars Cuban actress Valerie Cruz as Zitajalehrena “Zee” Alvarez, a no-nonsense Latina doctor who trains American doctors to practice medicine in the third world.  

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Table Talk: Sugarcane
By Verky Arcos | 03/11/2010 - 17:00


3250 NE 1st Avenue
Miami, FL 33137

I’m not gonna lie, when I was first invited to this eatery in Midtown Miami I wasn’t too excited. The fact that it wasn’t in the infamous South Beach caught was a turnoff; but I finally decided to take the trip and surprisingly enjoyed my time away from hectic SoBe.

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Mother Gives Up Her Adopted Son from South America
By Mariela Rosario | 10/02/2009 - 16:00

Anita Tedaldi always knew she wanted to adopt a child. She had five biological daughters and deeply valued the time she spent growing up amid her large family in Italy. So, Tidaldi did the research and went through a thorough screening process before bringing home "D", an infant she adopted from South America.

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Dengue Fever Epidemic Spreads Across South America
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 05/18/2009 - 13:15

Hundreds of thousands of people have been sickened by dengue fever in South America this year, and more than 70 have died, the Miami Herald reports. "This is the largest epidemic in many years," said Dr. Eddy Martinez, the director of epidemiology for Bolivia's Ministry of Health in the capital city of La Paz.

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