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The Secret Service: Still Worthy, America

Andy Kutler | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics
Andy Kutler

April 12, 2012 was surely a dark day for the Secret Service, but the worst day? Not even close. Ridicule the 12; they're fair game. But the Secret Service's motto is "Worthy of Trust and Confidence," and yes, America, it still is.

12th Military Member Implicated In Colombia Scandal

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2012 | World

By Phil Stewart BOGOTA, April 23 (Reuters) - A 12th U.S. military service member was linked to a prostitution scandal in Colombia on ...

Angelina Jolie's New Engagement In Ecuador

The Huffington Post | Lee Hernandez | Posted 04.23.2012 | Latino Voices

Exactly one week after confirming her plans to marry Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie already has a new engagement—in Ecuador. The Oscar-winning actres...

Albright: Hillary Clinton's Job Is No Party

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.21.2012 | Politics

Despite photos showing U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton drinking and dancing in Colombia, Madeleine Albright -- the first female Secretary of S...

Ah... El Escandolo

Jane Wells | Posted 06.19.2012 | Impact
Jane Wells

I do not subscribe to the "boys will be boys" or "what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas" approach to men away from home buying sex. The idea of "tolerance zones" for bordellos and prostitution in Cartagena or elsewhere seems 100 percent wrong to me.

Their Service Isn't Secret

Tom Falco | Posted 06.20.2012 | Comedy
Tom Falco


FIRST PHOTOS: Alleged Secret Service Escort Pictures

Posted 06.19.2012 | World

The Daily News has obtained a set of photographs (viewable below) that it claims are of 'Dania,' the 24-year-old Colombian escort whose run-in with a ...

First Photos Of Colombia Escort In Explosive Secret Service Hooker Scandal

NY Daily News | Posted 04.19.2012 | World

CARTAGENA, COLOMBIA - The Daily News can reveal the first photo of the 24-year-old Colombian call girl whose encounter with a cheapskate Secret Servic...

Those Secret Service Cowboys

Lauren Ashburn | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics
Lauren Ashburn

Secret Service has started to clean house: Out of 11 agents placed on administrative leave, three are gone. One was allowed to retire, one resigned and one fired with cause on Wednesday.

The Secret Service Has Had Worse Weeks, And Other Facts Getting Lost in the Scandal

Death Race | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics
Death Race

To faithfully execute his office, the president needs to be able to go where he needs to go, and do what he needs to do, without distractions. It's in the nation's interest for the machinery of the presidency to run efficiently. If the Secret Service upstages the president, it makes his job -- whatever it is -- harder.

PHOTO: Airline Ad Uses Secret Service Scandal To Market Trips To Colombia

Posted 04.19.2012 | Latino Voices

Spirit Airlines doesn't shy away from scandals. Instead, it uses them to sell tickets. The budget airline's latest "More Bang for your Buck" promo...

Secret Service Sex Party Reportedly Planned In Advance

Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

New details have emerged in the prostitution scandal that has forced three Secret Service agents out and embarrassed President Obama. The Secret S...

PHOTOS: Happy Birthday, Fernando Botero!

The Huffington Post | Laura Steiner | Posted 04.19.2012 | Latino Voices

Fernando Botero says he's never painted a fat person in his life. According to El Maestro, as he is often referred to, the volume and exaggerated size...

Alleged Secret Service Escort Speaks Out

Posted 04.18.2012 | World

UPDATE at 5:45 pm ET: CNN reports that the U.S. Secret Service is set to announce the resignation of several agents in connection with the scandal. ...

Escort Recounts Quarrel With Secret Service Agent

New York Times | William Neuman | Posted 06.18.2012 | World

CARTAGENA, Colombia -- A Secret Service agent preparing for President Obama's arrival at an international summit meeting and a single mother from Colo...

WATCH: Stewart Mocks Fox News For Their Rosen Coverage

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 04.17.2012 | Comedy

President Obama sent 11 Secret Service agents home on leave from a diplomatic mission to Colombia late last week after allegations of their hiring pro...

America's Missed Opportunities in Latin America

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 06.16.2012 | World
Hoyt Hilsman

Latin America presents enormous opportunities for the U.S. in terms of economic and political cooperation, but we continue to squander these opportunities as we squabble among ourselves over issues like immigration and drug policies.

Secret Service Whoopee!

Jeff Danziger | Posted 06.16.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Shakira To Meet With President Obama

Posted 04.13.2012 | Latino Voices

President Barack Obama is heading to Cartagena, Colombia to meet with 33 presidents and heads of state in the Summit of the Americas. And one importa...

Jeb Bush Leads Effort By Romney Campaign To Hit Obama On Trade

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is the biggest voice Mitt Romney's campaign is deploying to prebut President Barack Obama's Friday afternoon speech in Ta...

Threats in the Classroom: Teachers Protect Students in the Midst of Colombia's War

Eva Smets | Posted 06.11.2012 | Impact
Eva Smets

Disregarding official orders, members of the Colombian army turn schools into barracks where they sleep, steal food from cafeterias and invite children to take helicopter rides and to visit military camps.

Leaders at the Summit of the Americas: Protect Your Human Rights Defenders

Lisa Haugaard | Posted 06.10.2012 | World
Lisa Haugaard

Defenders say the most important action the state can take is investigate and prosecute the attacks against them. Yet most murders of defenders, and nearly all death threats, remain in impunity.

Zach Carter

Obama Urged To Pressure Colombia On Workers' Rights Following Murders | Zach Carter | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Wednesday, the leaders of the largest coalition of American labor unions sent a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to mainta...

April 4th: Lend your Leg

Carlos Macías | Posted 06.04.2012 | Latino Voices
Carlos Macías

The United Nations has declared April 4 as the International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action to fight back against these buried threats.

PHOTOS: 10 Alternative Spring Break Trips

The Huffington Post | Laura Steiner | Posted 03.30.2012 | Latino Voices

While we've seen that Spring Break in Mexico does not necessarily mean you need to be trapped in the all-inclusive drunken world of Cancun, perhaps a ...