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Latino Social Network, Quepasa, Aquires Game Developer XtFt for $4 Million

Quepasa, one of the world’s largest Latino social networks online, as acquired Brazilian social game developer XtFt Games owner of TechFront. continue reading »

New Telenovela Focuses on Obesity and Healthy Living

New episodes of a critically acclaimed, locally-produced Spanish language soap opera will focus on the obesity crisis in hopes of helping viewers better understand what causes obesity and how they can live healthier lives. continue reading »

Eva Longoria vs Tony Parker Divorce is Finalized

Television star, Eva Longoria and basketball star, Tony Parker have finalized their divorce today in a Texas courthouse. Their lawyers filed all the necessary continue reading »

Fewer Mexicans Remaining Monogamous

Recently, psychiatrist Alfredo Whaley revealed that only a small fraction of Mexicans are remaining monogamous these days, and unfaithfulness is not only common among men anymore. continue reading »

New Mexico Lawman Wants Drug Testing to be Requiremeed to Receive Unemployment Benefits

In Santa Fe, one New Mexico lawman is proposing that anyone wishing to receive unemployment benefits be required to take drug tests before receiving checks. continue reading »

Wilmer Valderrama to Star in Remake of Chilean Comedy: ‘Que Pena Tu Vida’

Wilmer Valerrama is set to have the leading role in the remake of a Chilean favorite “Que Pena Tu Vida” (What a Shame Your Life Is). continue reading »

Cocaine Production Aiding in Destruction of Colombian Rainforests

Scientists from Stony Brook University are reporting new evidence that cultivating coca bushes, the source of cocaine, is speeding up destruction of rainforests in Colombia and threatening the region’s “hotspots” of plant and animal diversity. continue reading »

Communities of Color Hardest Hit, Slowest to Recover from Recession

The Great Recession had dire consequences for Americans’ economic well-being. Communities of color in particular ended up with much larger losses during the recession than whites continue reading »

NASCAR’s ‘Drive for Diversity’ Announces its 2011 Line Up

NASCAR and Revolution Racing announced the 2011 driver lineup -- the eighth season for the Drive for Diversity program -- during the annual Media Tour at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. continue reading »

California Latinos Protesting Arizona’s Push to Abolish Birthright Citizenship

As the state legislature of Arizona considers an end to birthright citizenship guaranteed under the 14th amendment, California Latinos joined Arizonian Hispanics to protest the measure. continue reading »

“Gun Hill Road” Picks Up Distributor and Much Praise at Sundance Film Festival

The independent Latino-themed movie by writer-director, Rashaad Ernesto Green, “Gun Hill Road” starring Esai Morales and Judy Reyes has acquired a worldwide distributor and was well received at the Sundance Film Festival. continue reading »

Man Dies After Being Intentionally Hit With Car

A man is dead after a driver deliberately hit him in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood. Thursday, Renee Torres, 25, was killed by an unidentified man after he purposefully drove on the sidewalk to hit him. continue reading »

Free Emergency Dental Treatment Day In Honor of February Dental Health Month

Chicago, IL dentist Dr. Rocio Martinez is helping her community during these difficult economic times by giving free Emergency Dental Treatments on Monday, Feb. 14th 2011, at her office, Centro Dental Familiar, located at 3110 S. Millard, Chicago, IL 60623 between the hours of 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. continue reading »

UPDATE: “Two and a Half Men” Star, Charlie Sheen Enters Rehab

Sheen's publicist Stan Rosenfield released a statement about the actor's decision to seek help. continue reading »

Deportion Costs the U.S. $12,500 a Person

As the immigration battle is being fought all across the nation, one U.S. immigration official is sharing just how much it costs to have a single person deported. Deputy Director Kumar Kibble continue reading »

Who the *bleep* is Roy Castillo? Your New BFF or Facebook Hacker?

“Off to Danao City” read Roy Castillo’s status update, and while we’re guessing a number of people didn’t see it or weren’t “friends” with “him,” those that did see this post on their Facebook homepage were wondering, “Who the f*** is Roy Castillo? continue reading »

Arizona Lawmakers Go After 14th Amendment, Children of Undocumented

Always in the middle of the immigration controversy, Arizona lawmakers are now taking issue with the 14th Amendment proposing a bill that confronts the issue of citizenship for the U.S.-born children of undocumented parents. continue reading »

Federal Hispanic advisory Panel to Discuss Hispanics in Federal Gov. at First Meeting

The first meeting of the Hispanic Council of Federal Employment will be held on February 11th at the Office of Personnel Management to discuss their goals for hiring, recruitment, retainment, and advancement with OPM Director John Berry. continue reading »

Former Pennsylvania Police Officers Convicted for Their Involvement in Hispanic Hate Crime

A federal jury in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., has convicted Matthew Nestor and William Moyer of falsifying information related to the investigation into the beating death continue reading »

Joint CPD and DEA Mission Nets More than $5.6 Million in Meth

Three Offenders Charged with Narcotics Offenses, Vehicles Seized. The Chicago Police Department and Drug Enforcement Administration collaborated to seize a total of 38 pounds of methamphetamine with an estimated street value over $5.6 million this weekend. continue reading »