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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Holds Weekly Press Conference At The Capitol

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Address the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute 44th Annual Awards Gala

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) has announced that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will be attending as a Special Guest in the upcoming 44th Annual Awards Gala to deliver her remarks.
Mexico City Replacing Christopher Columbus Statue With One of Indigenous Woman; City Mayor Says It’s to Deliver “Social Justice”

Mexico City Replacing Christopher Columbus Statue With One of Indigenous Woman; City Mayor Says It's to Deliver "Social Justice"

Mexico City is set to replace Italian explorer Christopher Columbus' statue with one of an indigenous woman after the explorer's statue was removed last year ahead of protests.
The Globally Renowned Uptown Night Market at the Harlem Week

Harlem Week Comes to a Close, Hosting a Glorious Culinary Experience With Uptown Night Market

After a week of meaningful festivities, Harlem Week concluded last Sunday, Aug. 15, closing its curtains with a high-energy event that showcased the culture and diversity of the historic neighborhood.
Exterior of Versailles Restaurant in Little Havana, Miami, Florida.

Iconic Miami Versailles Restaurant Opens Public Archive for 50th Anniversary

Honoring its reputation as a cultural institution and historical landmark, the legendary Cuban restaurant Versailles is celebrating its 50th anniversary, opening its massive public archive that celebrates Cuban heritage and Miami History.
10 Hurt in Mexico as Angry Bull Runs Amok at Illegal Rodeo

10 Hurt in Mexico as Angry Bull Runs Amok at Illegal Rodeo

An angry bull has managed to escape its enclosure, and went on a rampage among spectators at an illegal rodeo in Mexico.
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Sitio Burle Marx, Brazil’s Cultural Landscape Garden Receives UNESCO Distinction

The Sitio Burle Marx, located in western Rio de Janeiro that features more than 3,500 species of plants native to Rio received a new international distinction Tuesday as UNESCO added it to the list of world heritage sites.
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President Joe Biden Reassures National Latino Group About Immigration Plans; Promises That Biden Administration Got Latinos’ Backs

Despite disagreements in the Senate over the parts of the current administration's domestic policy agenda, United States President Joe Biden reassured those who tuned in to a conference organized by a major Latino group Monday about their community's better times ahead under his presidency.
A detail view of the Sun Pyramid at Teotihuacan Citadel

Centuries-Old Mexican Colonial Ruins Damaged by Truck, Followed by Heavy Rain

A week after heavy rains prompted part of the centuries-old church's facade to collapse in the Yucatan Peninsula, the Mexican government stated Thursday that another incident damaged another colonial ruin located south of Mexico City.
Coca Plant Eradication in Effect

Cocaine Production Increases Despite Coca Crop Region Cut

The government of Colombia shrunk the land surface under coca cultivation by seven percent in 2020, but the country remained the largest cocaine producer in the world, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) stated in their report, Wednesday.
Zara, 2 Other Fashion Brands Accused of Cultural Appropriation by Mexico's Minister

Zara, 2 Other Fashion Brands Accused of Cultural Appropriation by Mexico's Minister

Zara is among the fashion brands accused of cultural appropriation by Mexico's minister, saying they have used patterns from Mexican indigenous groups.
Fossils

Forest Ranger Discovers Ancient Animal Fossils in California

The now considered as one of the most significant fossil discovery in California history was unearthed by a park ranger wandering through a petrified tree which is half-buried in the mud of the Mokelumne River watershed.
Darwin's Arch

Galapagos Rock Formation Darwin's Arch Collapses

Located in the northern portion of the archipelago and considered as one of the most famous rock formations in the Galapagos Islands, Darwin’s Arch has collapsed into the seas due to natural erosion.
Mysterious Handprints Discovered in Ancient Mayan Cave in Mexico

Mysterious Handprints Discovered in Ancient Mayan Cave in Mexico

An archeologist found more than 100 black and red handprints on the walls of an ancient Mayan cave in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula.
Cheapest Places to Visit in South and Central America

Cheapest Places to Visit in South and Central America

When looking for a place to visit, you may be uncertain about South and Central America. Fortunately, the currency exchange rates are cheaper than you would think, making these regions affordable spots to vacation on a budget.
Peru Archeologists Discover Ancient Mural Aging 2,300 Years

Peru Archeologists Discover Ancient Mural Aging 2,300 Years

Archeologists from Peru discovered an ancient mural that shows a knife-wielding spider god, associated with rain and fertility.
NASA’s Flight Director of Mars Perseverance Is a Female Colombian Immigrant

Diana Trujillo: NASA's Flight Director of Mars Perseverance Is a Female Colombian Immigrant

Diana Trujillo was 17-years-old when she immigrated to the United States from Colombia, with only $300 and not speaking any English.
Do Latina Women Age Less Quickly? Experts Reveal the Secret

Does Latina Skin Age Slower? Experts Reveal the Secret of Latina Skincare

A good skincare routine can benefit your skin in a long time; the earlier you start, the better. This is what the skincare industry has taught many women chasing that plump and well-hydrated skin. A consistent routine helps, but what if good skin might actually be in genes?
How Did These Famous Latinos Change the World?

Famous Latinos Who Changed World of Politics, Astronomy, and More

Many Latinos have changed the world with their influence in the respective fields that they have chosen, may it be in politics, astronomy, entertainment, and technology.
Push for National American Latino Museum Reignites at Senate

Push for National American Latino Museum Reignites at Senate

A key Senate committee on Thursday agreed unanimously to send to the full Senate a previously passed House bill that would establish a museum dedicated to American Latino.
12,500-Year-Old 'Sistine Chapel of the Ancients' Rock Art Found in Amazon Jungle

12,500-Year-Old 'Sistine Chapel of the Ancients' Rock Art Found in Amazon Jungle

A team of archeologists discovered thousands of ancient paintings dating back to 12,500 years ago in the Colombian Amazon.
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