Brazil Defeats Spain in 2013 Confederations Cup Final

The verdict is in - Brazil defeated Spain in the 2013 Confederations Cup in Brazil. "The best in the world" eliminated...

Brazil’s ‘Caras Pintadas’: The ‘New’ Face of Democratic Protest

Brazil’s new generation of “caras pintadas,” social media and the new face of democratic protest OPINION by Ian Walcott In 1992 as an...

South America: Drug Submarines Pose New Challenge

Caribbean 360 is reporting that law enforcement officials fighting the war against illegal drugs are facing a new challenge.  Narcotics organizations...

U.S.: Jenni Rivera's Funeral Preparations Begin

The tragic ending of the life of Mexican American superstar Jenni Rivera has become even more real. ABC  is reporting...

Brazil: Hope for a Latin American Successor to Pope Benedict XVI

written by Kaitlin Higgins Ben Tavener of The Rio Times is reporting that, after the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI on February...

African Diaspora: New Year's Eve Traditions

  In a photo gallery, Chantal Martineau of the Huffington Post shares different New Year's Eve traditions that occur throughout the African...

'Shadeism': Colorism in the Muslim Diaspora

Writing for Aquila Style, writer Fatimah Jackson-Best explores the complicated issue of 'shadeism', commonly known as 'colorism' in the Muslim Diaspora....

HBO’s ‘Looking’: Multicultural Cast Talks Representation of Race and Sexuality on TV

The HBO dramedy Looking takes a look into the lives of three tight-knit gay friends living in San Francisco. The indie...

FIFA World Cup Starts Today: Top 5 Reasons to Watch

One of the worlds most highly-anticipated sports events kicks off today in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The games have been mired...

U.S.: Minorities Under Age Five Grow to Record Number

Al Jazeera English is reporting that as of July 2012, ethnic minorities make up 50 percent of youth under the age...

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