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  • Easter in Uruguay is different, and we love it

    Easter in Uruguay is different, and we love it

    Millions of Latin Americans are currently observing Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday, while in Uruguay, a country of 3.3 million people, the focus is on Semana Criolla (Creole Week) festivities rather than Christian holidays. During this week, activities such as jineteada (a national sport involving horse riding) and traditional music and…

  • Three North York FC athletes to receive athletic scholarships

    Three North York FC athletes to receive athletic scholarships

    North York FC has been a fixture in the Latin community for over 10 years. Parents register their children at the tender age of 3 so that they can learn and eventually grow to love the beautiful sport of soccer. The club has been able to produce lots of talent on both, the male and…

  • Alcohol in Toronto parks may become permanent 

    Alcohol in Toronto parks may become permanent 

    A trial program in Toronto allowed alcohol consumption in certain parks and may now become permanent. The City’s Economic and Community Development Committee will review a report on extending the program to individuals aged 19 and above in selected green spaces. Final approval from the City Council is expected in April. The trial, conducted from…

  • Ontario school boards sue social media giants for $4.5 billion

    Ontario school boards sue social media giants for $4.5 billion

    Four major Ontario school boards are suing prominent social media companies, alleging that their platforms have had detrimental effects on children’s cognition, behavior, and learning, while also disrupting school operations. The Toronto, Peel, and Ottawa-Carleton public district school boards, along with Toronto’s Catholic counterpart, are seeking a total of $4.5 billion in damages from Facebook,…

  • Owning a car in Toronto can cost you over $1,600

    Owning a car in Toronto can cost you over $1,600

    Living costs in Toronto are rising dramatically, affecting various aspects of daily life, including grocery shopping, renting, and now, even car ownership. A recent analysis by financial planning platform Hardbacon reveals that the average cost of owning a car in Toronto has surged by 52% since 2019, reaching $1,623 per month in 2024. This increase…

  • Baltimore bridge collapse workers were immigrants

    Baltimore bridge collapse workers were immigrants

    A group of construction workers, identified as immigrants from Central America, were on Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge when it collapsed early Tuesday morning. The collapse was caused by a freighter ship, the Dali, losing power and colliding with the bridge, resulting in its complete structural failure and collapse into the Patapsco River. Among those…

  • Shakira’s “Las Mujeres Ya No Lloran” is Certified 7x Platinum on release day

    Shakira’s “Las Mujeres Ya No Lloran” is Certified 7x Platinum on release day

    Despite not releasing an album last year, Shakira broke Guinness World Records with her single “Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53” and became the first South American MTV Video Vanguard winner. Recently, she released her 12th studio album, “Las Mujeres Ya No Lloran” (Women No Longer Cry), which reflects her resilience following a public breakup with…

  • Bolivia claims its second largest drug seizure in history

    Bolivia claims its second largest drug seizure in history

    Bolivian police made a significant drug bust, seizing over 7.2 tons of cocaine concealed in scrap metal destined for export to Europe via Chile. Interior Minister Eduardo del Castillo announced the bust, which he labeled the second-largest in Bolivia’s history, estimating it would deprive drug traffickers of more than $451 million. The drugs were found…

  • Madonna announces historic free concert in Brazil as final show

    Madonna announces historic free concert in Brazil as final show

    Madonna, the iconic Queen of Pop, has announced a historic free concert at Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on May 4, marking the final show of her Celebration Tour. The event, sponsored by Itaú Apresenta, is a gesture of gratitude to her fans for their support over her four-decade-long career. The concert will…

  • Argentina’s Di Maria threatened by drug gangs in hometown of Rosario

    Argentina’s Di Maria threatened by drug gangs in hometown of Rosario

    Reports from domestic media outlets in Argentina revealed that Angel Di Maria, a forward for Benfica and a native of Rosario, received a threatening message at his family home in the outskirts of Rosario. The message, which surfaced on Monday, warned Di Maria not to return to Rosario, stating that a family member would be…

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