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15-Year Old Charged with Murder and Human Smuggling that Left 9 Undocumented Migrants Dead in Crash

Texas authorities filed murder charges Monday against a 15-year-old boy who was at the wheel of a minivan that flipped over and crashed, killing nine undocumented immigrants. continue reading »

Former Puerto Rican Cop Accused of Raping Massachusetts Med Student

A vacationing medical student from Massachusetts was raped by an ex-policeman in an apartment building in San Juan's Condado neighborhood, Puerto Rican authorities said Monday. continue reading »

Study Probes How Sad Movies Make Viewers Happy

Tearjerkers prompt people to think about loved ones, boosting mood, researchers say. Watching sad movies makes people happier because it causes them to think about their loved ones, a new study finds. continue reading »

Last-Minute Tax Return Filers: Avoid Common Errors

The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers to review their tax returns for common errors that could delay the processing of their returns. Here are some ways to avoid common mistakes. continue reading »

Treasury Announces $154M Increase in Small Business Lending in Illinois Banks

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of the Treasury released a report showing that Illinois banks have increased their small business lending by $154.3 million since receiving capital through Small Business Lending Fund (SBLF). continue reading »

Latinos Overwhelmingly Target of National Origin Housing Discrimination in Illinois, per HUD data

While 44 years have passed since April 1968’s milestone federal Fair Housing Act, an estimated four million violations of the law continue to occur each year. And although only a fraction of those violations actually get reported—less than 30,000 according to a 2010 estimate by the National Fair Housing Alliance continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Drug Cartel Boss Captured Returning from Cancun Vacation for 80

This last week, members of the Federal forces, supported by members of the Ministerial Police, conducted a major operation in Monterrey International Airport, where they managed to capture a leader of the Gulf Cartel. continue reading »

13 Cuban Migrants Transferred over to Colombian Immigration Authorities

The Colombian navy found 13 illegal Cuban migrants who were traveling on a boat in Colombian territorial waters in the Gulf of Uraba, officials said Monday. The Cubans were on board a fishing boat that was intercepted off the coast near Titumate, a village in Choco province near the border with Panama. continue reading »

Kelsey Grammer Gets 4th Wife’s Name Tattooed by Logan Square Artist

A tattoo shop in Chicago’s predominantly Puerto Rican neighborhood of Logan Square (Humboldt Park) had a celebrity patron over the weekend. Former “Cheer” and “Frasier” star Kelsey Gram continue reading »

Isabella Castillo Wins Nobel Kids’ Choice Award for Nickelodeon Latin America’s “Grachi”

Isabella Castillo, the star of the Nickelodeon Latin America fantasy television series "Grachi," has become the first Latina to receive a Kids' Choice Award. "Honestly, I didn't think continue reading »

Kelsey Grammer Gets 4th Wife’s Name Tattooed by Chicago Area Artist

A tattoo shop in Chicago’s predominantly Puerto Rican neighborhood of Logan Square (Humboldt Park) had a celebrity patron over the weekend. Former “Cheer” and “Frasier” star Kelsey Gram continue reading »

New Bottles for Dos Equis Ambar Recalled For Fear of Breaking Glass

Last week, Heineken USA announced a voluntary recall of several products and packages in specific states due to a defect in the 12-ounce brown bottles used for certain batches of Carta Blanca and Dos Equis Ambar. continue reading »

Should Undocumented Immigrant Jose Godinez-Samperio Be Admiited to Florida Bar?

Jose Godinez-Samperio was valedictorian of his high school class in 2004. He graduated at the top of his class from the Florida State University College of Law and he passed the Bar exam. It would seem th continue reading »

Is Milly the Puerto Rican Chihuahua the World’s Smallest Dog?

Weighing in at an impressively light .37 pounds, Milly the Puerto Rican Chihuahua may be the world’s smallest dog. Barely weighing as much as the average cell phone an continue reading »

Brazilian Cannibals Update: Made Home Movie of Crimes- More Victims Feared

Two of the three suspects arrested for murdering, dismembering and eating their victims in the northeastern Brazilian state of Pernambuco made a home movie of their crimes, including cannibalism scenes, media reports said. continue reading »

El Salvador Has First Homicide-Free Day in Three Years

Saturday marked the first time El Salvador had had a murder-free day in more than three years. On average, the Central American country had 12 murders a day in 2009, but that average has risen to 18 continue reading »

Founder of National Salsa Day in Puerto Rico, Pedro Arroyo Dies at 60

Businessman Pedro Arroyo, the founder of National Salsa Day in Puerto Rico, has died, media reports said. He was 60. News of Arroyo's death Saturday continue reading »

Fast Food Is Saltier in U.S. Than Overseas

International chains sell same items abroad but with less sodium, study finds. Large differences exist in the levels of salt in foods sold at major fast-food restaurants in the United States and other developed countries, a new study says. continue reading »

Chicago Latino Film Festival is Underway

The 28th Chicago Latino Film Festival got underway with the Catalan-language feature "Any de Gracia" (Year of Grace), whose director, Ventura Pons, received a lifetime achievement award. continue reading »

Andy Garcia Thrilled to Film in Mexico’s Historical Sites in Upcoming “For Greater Glory” (VIDEO)

Actor Andy Garcia told Efe on Friday that it was "wonderful" to be able to shoot his upcoming film, "For Greater Glory," amid Mexico's historical landmarks. The feature film, to premiere in the United States on June 1, is set in the 1926-1929 Cristero War that broke out following an uprising of religious orders against anti-clerical measures imposed by the Mexican government. continue reading »