Latin America

The 10 Best Places in Florida To Visit During the Off Season (That’s Right Now!)

Everyone knows the lure of Florida in the winter: mild weather, cool ocean breezes, a uniform of shorts and flip flops (even in January). But …

Florida

The man whose terminally ill wife wrote the heartbreaking letter 'You may want to marry my husband' reveals how a year of grief changed his life

Jason Rosenthal's wife Amy published a rather startling statement last year: "You may want to marry my husband."<p>That headline ricocheted around the world after it was published in a March 2017 Modern Love column in The New York Times.<p>More than 5 million people around the globe read it. That's more …

TED Talks

New Cuba Constitution, Recognizing Private Property, Approved by Lawmakers

MEXICO CITY — Cuban lawmakers on Sunday approved a draft of a new Constitution that would seek to modernize the nation by recognizing the right to own private property and opening the door to the possible legalization of same-sex marriage, among other economic, political and social changes.<p>The …

Cuba

Cuba’s national assembly receives proposed reform of 1976 constitution

The Cuban government is proposing to eliminate the word “Communism” from the constitution and cap the starting age of presidents to 60. Same-sex …

Cuba

I was an MS-13 target. Despite what Trump says, very few Americans will ever have that experience.

La Mara Salvatrucha, better known as MS-13, has been a part of my life for 17 years now — roughly my entire career as a criminal defense lawyer.<p>I’ve defended more than my share of its members on everything from shoplifting, vagrancy and illegal re-entry to prostitution, drug trafficking and murder; …

Immigration

Wave of plastic hits Dominican Republic

This was the scene on a beach in the Dominican Republic after a storm on Thursday.<p>We spoke to the organisation who shot the footage of the plastic on the shoreline.

Dominican Republic

Milking the Expat Cash Cow in Costa Rica

By The Costa Rica Star – July 21, 2018<p>Cartoons<p><b>20 Tico Rules of “Pura Vida” in Costa Rica : Rule 4 All Gringos are Wealthy,They are cows, Milk …

Costa Rica

Gisele Bundchen's Birthday Cake Was Not What She Was Expecting!

It looks like there was a little mix-up with <b>Gisele Bundchen</b>‘s birthday cake!<p>The supermodel celebrated her birthday over the weekend and posted a …

Gisele Bundchen

Mexico's President-Elect Calls for Nafta Agreement in Letter to Trump

Mexico president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador called on U.S. President Donald Trump to pursue renewed North American Free Trade Agreement …

Donald Trump

Mexico arrests construction overseer of collapsed school

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican police have arrested the construction supervisor who oversaw work at an elementary school that collapsed in Mexico City …

Mexico

Recent Blackstone Deal Confirms That The Market Is Rigged

A recent, questionable deal by the Wall Street behemoth, Blackstone has shaken investor confidence in the markets.<p>For months now, the Wall Street …

Business

Rare White Lion Cub Twins Introduced at Mexican Zoo

The cubs, born in March, are being seen by the public for the first time.

Mexico City

‘Hamilton’ creator announces arts fund for Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda jumped up to a podium shortly after landing in Puerto Rico on Sunday to announce he has helped create a multimillion-dollar fund …

Caribbean

Texas shrimp industry crippled by immigrant visa cap

The Texas shrimp industry is facing a worker shortage as a result of the federal cap on U.S. visas for immigrant seasonal workers.<p>Andrea Hance, …

Immigration

Reminder: Women Migrants Are Fleeing Countries The U.S. Helped Decimate

The violence driving people to seek shelter in the U.S. has its roots in American foreign policy.<p>Since the day Donald Trump began his run for the presidential office, he has promoted the idea that people who flee to the U.S. are bringing their problems here.<p>But as his administration takes ruthless …

News (U.S.)

Ritz Crackers Recalls Some Products Due To Salmonella Risk

The company has not yet received any reports of infections.<p>The manufacturer of Ritz Crackers Mondelēz Global has announced a voluntary nationwide …

Sandwiches

In Letter to Trump, Mexico's President-Elect Seeks 'Common Path'

MEXICO CITY—In a conciliatory letter to President Donald Trump, Mexico’s president-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, said he is ready to start a new stage in U.S.-Mexico relations and seek a “common path” on trade, migration, economic development and security.<p>“Everything is ready to start a new …

News (U.S.)

Rescued Sea Turtles Have Audience of 1,000 Cheering As They're Returned to The Ocean

A couple of rescued sea turtles had quite the audience when they were recently returned to the sea in the Florida Keys.<p>Little Money, a 365-pound …

Human Interest

Key Fact Obscured in Immigration Coverage: MS-13 Was Made in USA

<i>David Frum (Atlantic, 6/20/18) rejects the “extremism” of holding the US responsible for creating the conditions that force mass migration.</i><p>In a piece …

Immigration

Cheesecake Factory Slices are Half Price on July 30th, Here's the Deal

You won't wanna miss a celebration this sweet.<p>July 22, 2018<p>National Cheesecake Day is finally upon us and to celebrate, The Cheesecake Factory is …

Dessert

Brave models pictured swimming alongside huge CROCODILES in Mexico

Smile please! Huge crocodiles offer up toothy grins as they are pictured swimming alongside brave models (with no trick photography in sight)<p><b>Ken</b> …

Fish

Cuba once made life hard for gays. Now, it’s on a path to allowing same-sex marriage

As Cuba enters a new era with a modern constitution, acclaimed Cuban writer and ethnographer Miguel Barnet said Sunday that it is time to break with …

Cuba

New hotels to mark Havana's 500th anniversary

HAVANA, July 21 (Xinhua) -- Seven new hotels will be built in Havana to celebrate the Cuban capital's 500th anniversary in 2019.<p>"In 2019, when Havana …

Cuba

Despite Trump’s Asylum Crackdown, Migrants Fleeing Violence in El Salvador Still Plan for the U.S.

“It’s peaceful where I live,” said 21-year-old Iris Tobar Rodríguez of her hometown Jutiapa, an isolated rural area in El Salvador where her family …

Immigration

Costa Rican Workers Can Be Legally Paid in Cryptocurrency

Economy & Regulation<p><b>Employees in Costa Rica can receive part of their salary in cryptocurrency and that wouldn’t be against the law. Certain</b> …

Costa Rica

Puerto Rico Has No Money for Anything Except Governor's $245K Limo

Pick a place where there's lots of poverty and misery, and you also find lots of corruption. No amount of aid spending does anything in failed states …

Puerto Rico

Crazy/Stupid Republican of the Day: Steve Montenegro- 2018 Update

One year ago today, “Crazy/Stupid Republican of the Day” profiled Arizona State Senator <b>Steve Montenegro</b>, just elected to serve District #13 in that …

Montenegro

Castro: Change Cuban Constitution to impose term limits, allow gay marriage

After leaving the Cuban government at age 86, Raul Castro is proposing a new constitution.<p>After leaving the Cuban government at age 86, Raul Castro …

Cuba

Camila Cabello Shares Never-Before-Seen 'Havana' Music Video Outtake

<b>Camila Cabello</b> is doing some serious MTV Video Music Awards campaigning! The 'Sangria Wine' songstress gave fans a weekend treat on Saturday by …

Music Videos

Cuban Legislature Adopts New Constitution

Cuba's National Assembly on Sunday adopted a new constitution that would recognize market economics yet keep the Communist Party firmly in control of …

Constitutional Law