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REPORT:  Latinos Face Discrimination When Seeking Housing in Certain Southern Cities

Latinos suffer discrimination when they try to get a home in three metropolitan areas of the Southern United States, in part due to state regulations that invite discriminatory treatment of people who look "foreign," according to a report released Monday by the National Council of La Raza. continue reading »

Chicago Priest to be Deported to Native Bolivia after Serving Sex Abuse Sentence

Father Alejandro Flores is being deported to his native Bolivia after finishing a portion of his four-year sentence for sexually abusing an 8-year-old boy. continue reading »

FBI Kept File on Mexican Author Carlos Fuentes, Labeled a Subversive

The FBI has just released documents under the Freedom of Information Act showing Mexican author Carlos Fuentes was a target of investigation for over two decades by U.S. authorities. continue reading »

NYC: Record Number of Latino Teens Graduating from High School

The number of Latino students who graduated from New York City's public schools increased by 54 percent in 2012, compared to figures from 2005, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday. continue reading »

Did You Get Your Free Ben & Jerry’s Cone? Time’s Running Out

You only have a few hours to get your free Ben & Jerry Cone before its annual ‘Free Cone Day’ ends. This 34-year-old tradition expires at 8pm local time – SO GET GOING. continue reading »

Does North Carolina Republican Gov. Pat McCrory Dislike Latinos?

The newly elected Republican Governor of North Carolina, Pat McCrory, is making Latino policies his priority or better said anti-Latino policies his priority. First there was the ‘scarlet letter’ on driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants and now the sudden closing of the state office for Latino affairs. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER:  22-Year-Old New Mexico Man Pleads Guilty to Armed Robbery Spree Targeting Cricket

Oscar Marquez, 22, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, pled guilty to four counts of robbery and one count of using a firearm during a crime of violence and admitted robbing four Albuquerque-area businesses at gunpoint during a two-week period. continue reading »

American Artist Roni Horn Wins Joan Miro International Prize

U.S. artist Roni Horn on Monday was named the winner of the 4th Joan Miro International Prize 2013, one of the most prestigious such awards in the world and which comes with a relatively large cash stipend of 70,000 euros ($93,000). continue reading »

Border Patrol Captures Mexican National Wanted for Murder in Phoenix

A Mexican national wanted on an active felony warrant for murder was apprehended Saturday by Border Patrol agents from the Douglas Station. continue reading »

Archaelogists Find 4,000 Year-Old Spearheads in Sinaloa, Mexico

Researchers discovered 4,000-year-old spearheads and other artifacts at a site in the northwestern state of Sinaloa, Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History said. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Unemployment Rate Hits a 4-Year Low, Falls to 350,000

In the week ending December 22, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 350,000, a decrease of 12,000 from the previous week's revised figure of 362,000. The 4-week moving average was 356,750, a decrease of 11,250 from the previous week's revised average of 368,000. continue reading »

Bullet Tax Proposal Resurfaces in Gun-Control Debate

The Newtown, Connecticut school shooting has reactivated many familiar gun-control measures at both the state and federal level, from assault weapons bans to universal background checks for gun purchasers. But it’s also inspiring some new or mostly new ideas, including one in Connecticut: a hefty tax on bullets. continue reading »

POLL:  With or Without ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Most Americans Expect Recession in 2013

Most voters nationwide expect a recession in 2013 regardless of whether a deal is reached to avoid the so-called “fiscal cliff.” continue reading »

Demi Lovato Honors Newtown Shooting Victims with “Angels Among Us”  (Watch Video)

Check out Demi Lovato's rendition of "Angels Among Us" that she has dedicated to the shooting victims in Newtown, Connecticut. The X-Factor lends her voice to this beautiful interpretation and asked her fans to supports the Newtown victims continue reading »

Hispanic Health:  Healthy Eating Tips for Holiday Parties

It's all too easy to overindulge in food and drink at holiday parties, but there are things you can do to make sure you don't stray too far off the path of good health, an expert says. continue reading »

Pope Benedict to Celebrate Midnight Mass for the Millions of Faithful Around the World

Pope Benedict XVI will begin the traditional celebration of Christmas Eve Midnight Mass at 10:00 p.m. (2100 GMT) Monday in St. Peter's Basilica. continue reading »

STUDY:  Healthy for Kids to Believe in Santa as Long as They Want

Children should be allowed to believe in Santa Claus as long as they want, an expert says. continue reading »

Latin America News:  11 Die in Truck-Bus Crash in Brazil

Eleven people died and four others were injured on Sunday in the head-on collision of a truck with a microbus in the northeastern Brazilian state of Pernambuco, police said. continue reading »