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Groups Look to Increase Alzheimer’s Awareness Among Hispanics

As elderly Hispanics are poised to become the fastest growing of all U.S. racial and ethnic groups over the next few years, Alzheimer’s groups are pushing to raise awareness of the disease to Hispanics. continue reading »

Hispanics See a Population Surge in North Carolina, but a Job Shortage

Hispanics in North Carolina are seeing first hand, the effects of the recession, being hit hard by the lack of work. The 2010 Census showed that the Hispanic population in North Carolina has more than doubled since the last census in 2000 continue reading »

Mexico City Restaurant Embarking on UN-Backed Emission Reduction Plan

A small restaurant chain in Mexico City is leading the way to cleaner air with help from a new United Nations scheme. Adapting its clean development mechanism (CDM), which allowed rich countries to meet emissions standards by funding clean energy projects continue reading »

Puerto Rico Senator and Local Businessman Convicted in Bribery Scheme

Martinez Maldonado , 42, of Carolina, Puerto Rico, and Bravo Fernandez, 55, of San Juan, were each convicted late yesterday of federal program bribery. continue reading »

BEAT BINGE DRINKING! A Revolutionary New Program For Young Drinkers

Beat Binge Drinking: A Smart Drinking Guide for Teens, College Students and Young Adults Who Choose to Drink is the first and only comprehensive alcohol program teaching young people what sensible, moderate drinking is and how to manage it continue reading »

While Many Migrants Are Returning to Mexico, Fewer Head Into the U.S., says Mexico Census

According to recent census data, between 2005 and 2010, the number of migrants leaving Mexico for the U.S. has dropped by about two-thirds, and the number of those returning is increasing. continue reading »

Judge Modifies Murder Suspect’s Home Confinement To Coach Little League

Anthony Colandra, of New York, is a suspect in a double murder and an alleged gangster but that didn’t stop a judge from allowing him more time out from home confinement. continue reading »

U.S. Government May Take Drug Dealer’s Comic Book Collection

An alleged drug dealer accused of laundering drug profits is at risk of losing his very large and valuable comic book collection to the federal government. continue reading »

Are You a Fan of the Twinkie? Vote for the Next Flavor! (We Recommend the Lemon Meringue)

America's favorite snack cake maker is now asking YOU to vote for the next Limited Edition flavor of the Twinkie. Last year, the Twinkie celebrated its 80th birthday, and to continue to the celebration, Hostess is keeping "Twinkie Mania" going. continue reading »

Is Disney Teen Demi Lovato Out of a Job? (VIDEO)

Born Demetria Devonne Lovato, the actress/singer of Mexican, Italian and Irish decent, Demi Lovato could have lost the starring role on her Disney show "Sonny with a Chance." continue reading »

MALDEF:  Latino Officers Charge City of Westminster, CA Police Department with Discrimination

This week the Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) announced a lawsuit filed against the City of Westminster, as well as two former Police Chiefs of the Westminster Police Department, for discrimination against Latino police officers on the basis of their national origin. Plaintiffs have been denied promotions and Special Assignments, which can lead to promotions, in violation of the law. continue reading »

USHLI Joins with 19 Latino Organizations in Opposition to Attacks on Collective Bargaining

The United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) joined with 19 national organizations in calling for all workers to unite against the efforts of governors and legislators to abolish collective bargaining while putting public safety at risk, disrupting the educational process, and punishing teachers for exercising their rights in opposing this approach to fiscal stability. continue reading »

‘Tiger Blood Radio’...Really? Yep, a Channel About Media Favorite Charlie Sheen

Experts and special guests explore the story the nation is following. Hear all about Charlie Sheen from every angleSirius XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) today announced that it has created "Tiger Blood Radio," continue reading »

Police Believe California Teen Lied About Being Kidnapped by “Two Latinos with Gang Tattoos”

Police are looking to bring charges against a young girl who told her mother and police that two Latino men kidnapped, tied up, and held a knife to her throat. Why the charges? It is believed that she made the whole thing up to avoid getting in trouble. continue reading »

Calderon and Obama Announce Solution to Cross-Border Trucking Dispute

President Obama and President Calderón today announced that Mexico and the United States have found a clear path to resolving the cross-border long-haul trucking dispute. continue reading »

Investigation into Beverly Hills School Reveals 63 “Illegal Students”

A Beverly Hills residency investigation has revealed that a number students were attending the school illegally. A private investigator reported that as of January 31st, 63 continue reading »

Gaddafi’s Assets in Spain Frozen

As the brutal attacks on his own people continue, Gaddafi’s assets in Spain have been frozen by the country’s government. The freezing of assets in Spain is part of the application of a European Union regulation, continue reading »

American Idol Says, “Adios” to Many of This Season’s Latino Singers

One by one, the Latinos on Season 10 of Fox's American Idol have been dropping off, and last night’s eliminations chopped the list down even more. First generation Cuban-American Jovany Barreto was eliminated last night continue reading »

Neil Gaiman’s “Neverwhere” Chosen As the Spring 2011 One Book, One Chicago Selection

Mayor Richard M. Daley and Chicago Public Library officials today announced that Neil Gaiman’s novel, Neverwhere, is the 20th selection for Chicago’s city­ wide book club, One Book, One Chicago. continue reading »

Neil Gaiman’s “Neverwhere” Chosen As the Spring 2011 One Book, One Chicago Selection