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Hispanic Students Now the Majority in the Texas Public School System

Hispanic students attending the Texas public school system from prekindergarten to senior year in high school total 2.48 million making them the majority at 50.2%. continue reading »

Castro Says He Hasn’t Held Any Formal Positions in Five Years

Tuesday, Fidel Castro surprised everyone when he said he resigned from all of his official position five years ago. The “former” head of Cuba’s Communist Party’s statements brought in to question just how much power he still has “behind the scenes” continue reading »

STUDY:  Older Latino Males do Not Seek Out Treatment for Depression

A new study just presented at the annual meeting of American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry shows that older Mexican-America males are getting depressed at the same rate as their white non-Hispanic counterparts but not getting treatment for it. continue reading »

Number of Mexicans Leaving the U.S. with Their Vehicles Has Created a Boost to “Legalizaciones”

As the number of job opportunities for both documented and undocumented immigrants decreases, the number of those returning to Mexico is skyrocketing, and this rise helping to keep “legalizaciones” afloat. continue reading »

Alcohol Ban in Portion of West Humboldt Park Shows Results

Last month, voters in West Humboldt Park voted to ban liquor sales in a section of their ward, and as a result, crime and violence has dropped. continue reading »

CENSUS: 42 States Info Released, Hispanic Population Accounts 54% of All Growth

Based on the aggregation of the population residing on the 42 states released thus far by Census: Hispanic population growth is exceeding the most recent Census estimates by 4.3 percent. More than 45 million Hispanics in the 42 states released as of 3-17-11. And Hispanics contributed 54 percent of the overall population growth in those states. continue reading »

Taco Bell Tantrum. Man Angry Over Increased Burrito Prices Opens Fire

A San Antonio man, upset over the end of a Taco Bell burrito promotion, was apparently angry enough to shoot the store manager with an air, flash an assault rifle, and partake in a shootout with police. continue reading »

Conservative Chile Will Begin Teaching Sex Education in Schools

One of South America's most conservative countries has made the surprising decision to teach sex education in all public schools beginning next year. Chile has long aligned its views and policies on sex continue reading »

Hispanic Support for Current Health Care Law Appears to be Waning

As the debate about repealing the Affordable Care Act, Hispanics majority support for it appears waning and indicates they may support an appeal. continue reading »

New Mexico’s Driver’s License Law for Illegal Immigrants Remains in Effect

Republican Governor Susana Martinez campaigned on repealing driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants, one of only three states to have such a law – she failed. continue reading »

US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 21st Annual Summit - Federal Agency Procurement Matchmaking Event

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) is hosting the 21st Annual Legislative Summit on March 28th through 30th, 2011 at the W Washington Hotel, 515 15th Street in Washington D.C. continue reading »

What do I do? My Boyfriend Complains That I Have Bad Breath!

Question:My boyfriend complains about my breath and smell how can I fix that? All gardens must be cultivated with sunshine, water and good quality alkaline soil to ensure the growth of sweet fruits and vegetables. continue reading »

Man Believed to Have “Racist Views” Invited to Speak to State Senate on Arizona-Mexico Border

A man described as a “vitriolic Mexican-basher” who looks for white supremacists to join his group was invited by an Arizona lawmaker to speak to a state Senate’s border security committee about his assessment of the Arizona-Mexico border. continue reading »

Shakira Will Perform Free Concert in Mexico

The Colombian artist is expected to break the record of attendance to one of her upcoming shows. continue reading »

Mexico Looking to Prove They Really Are “Going Green”

Looking to increase the country’s international “green credibility,” Mexico has started a program to prove they are making strides and actually reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. continue reading »

Arizona Senate Strikes Down Five Bills Aimed at Undocumented Immigrants

Thursday, five bills with undocumented immigration at their cores, were struck down by the Arizona Senate. This was a severe departure from last year’s implementation of a harsh local law enforcement measure that shined a glaring spotlight on the state and its treatment of the Hispanics. continue reading »

Latino Fans Pushing the Growth of MMA and the UFC

Ask any number of 18- to 34-year-olds in the U.S. if they are interested in watching the mixed martial arts (MMA) most notably displayed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and you’ll see quite a few hands go up. continue reading »

Mexican Migrant’s Family Suing US Government for Causing His Death

Family members of a Mexican migrant killed at the San Diego border crossing have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the United States government. The suit states that on May 28th, Anastacio Hernandez, 42, was beaten by immigration agents before one of them shot him with a stun gun continue reading »


Serendipity is the ability to find things by chance. It can be good fortune or luck but the emphasis is on the luck or chance part of the finding. continue reading »

The College Board Honors 4 Districts with Advanced Placement® District of the Year Awards

Four school districts in the nation will be honored by the College Board with 2011 AP® District of the Year awards for opening AP classroom doors to a significantly broader pool of students while maintaining or improving the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher. continue reading »