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Blog del Narco: Two Shot While Walking Streets of Mexico City

Two men was killed last night walking the streets in Mexico City. One was a man about 30 years old, who was found dead at the intersection of Cape Grey and Cape Faro, in the colony Gabriel Hernandez. continue reading »

Madigan Sues E-Book Publishers for Price Fixing

Attorney General Alleges Book Publishers and Apple Conspired to Overcharge Consumers for E-book Bestsellers. Attorney General Lisa Madigan today joined 15 other states in a lawsuit against three bo continue reading »

“No Longer Empty” Fills New York Mansion With Work of Hispanic Artists

An exhibition named after F. Scott Fitzgerald's debut novel "This Side of Paradise" is bringing art, splendor and new life to a New York mansion that once served as a rest home for the formerly wealthy. "Our mission is to transform the empty spaces with art," said Jodie Dinapoli, program director of No Longer Empty, a New York-based non-profit arts organization that since 2009 has filled buildings with works of installation art, including the 32 creations distributed throughout the Andrew Freedman Home in The Bronx. continue reading »

Spanish Singer Pitingo Cancels U.S. Concert Debut Due to Visa Mishap

The Spanish singer known as Pitingo was forced to cancel his planned U.S. debut in New York last month when he was denied a visa because he shares his real name with someone on the Department of Homeland Security's no-fly list. continue reading »

Latina Liar: Jessica Vega Faked Cancer to Get Dream Wedding Paid For (VIDEO)

There wasn’t a dry eye in the house when Jessica Vega of New York wed the father of her nearly year-old daughter, Michael O’Connell last year in May. Everyone knew this might be the last moments of joy for the couple with the 24-year-old Vega facing terminal myeloid leukemia. continue reading »

Minorities More Optimistic Government-Sponsored Healthcare With Benefit Everyone

3,892 respondents participated in the 1st March American Pulse conducted 3/12-3/19/2012, utilizing BIGinsight™ and reInvention survey panels. The latest results show that Hispanics, Blacks and Asians are more optimistic about the benefits of a government-sponsored healthcare system while W continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Drunk Rebecca Silva Breaks into Home and Tries to Breast Feed Stranger’s Baby

A woman in eastern South Dakota was reportedly so drunk she broke into a stranger’s home and attempted to breast feed their baby. Rebecca Silva allegedly broke into the home of Brookings, SD family on Sun continue reading »

Conservatives Go After Jennifer Lopez for “Orgy” Video, Want Her Banned From TV

A conservative group calling itself The Culture and Media Institute has taken aim Jennifer Lopez’s for her video for “Dance Again.” During American Idol last week J.Lo debuted her new video but one scene in particular outraged continue reading »

Texas: Lubbock Latinas May Have New Line of Work - The Nude Maid Service

A new maid service in the predominantly Latino area of Lubbock, Texas may be illegal, no not because a bunch of “illegals” work for the company. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 8 Gunned Down on a Street in the Monterrey Suburb of Guadalupe

Eight drivers of gypsy cabs were killed Tuesday in two separate attacks outside this northern Mexican metropolis, sources with the Nuevo Leon state investigations agency told Efe. Gunmen traveling in at least two vehicles fatally shot three drivers who were standing alongside their gypsy cabs - known here as "pirate taxis" - on a street in the Monterrey suburb of Guadalupe. continue reading »

Lisa Lampanelli Calls ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Teammate Dayana Mendoza “Retarded” and “Sp*c”

During a radio interview last week, comedian and Celebrity Apprentice contestant Lisa Lampanelli was not too kind when she spoke of former Miss Universe and fellow Apprentice contestant Dayana Mendoza. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER:  Husband Douses Wife’s Clothes with Gasoline and Fires Rifle in Closet to Ignite

We don’t think Jose Javier Alcantar will make it to the Husband of the Year list. The 32-year-old Harlingen Texas resident was angry with his wife and doused her clothes with gasoline but he didn’t stop there. continue reading »

Latino Blotter:  Santos Ramos Arrested When 5-Year-Old Stepson Brings His Heroin to Show & Tell

35 year-old Santos Ramos of Bridgeport, Connecticut is in trouble once again for his drug dealing except this time it involves his 5 year-old step son. continue reading »

Nearly Half of All Brazilians are Overweight

More than 48 percent of Brazilians are overweight and 15.8 percent are obese, according to a study based on 2011 data that was released Tuesday by the Health Ministry. continue reading »

Latinos Call for Justice for the Martin Family and Demand Arrest of George Zimmerman

We the members of Latinos for Trayvon Martin, a coalition of Hostos professors, administrators, and students are gathered in this plaza today because the history of this Latino institution demands we speak out. Hostos Community College is a college born out of the struggle of Latinos for educational equality and against American racism. continue reading »

MALDEF Sues Major Grape Grower for Mistreatment of Latino Workers

The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund on Tuesday announced a class-action lawsuit against one of the major grape producers in California's Central Valley for serious violations of labor laws. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Drug Cartel Recruit Grandparents

First it was the very young, then the children and now the elderly are prey to drug trafficking groups in Mexico. More and more often it has been reported by authorities that elderly people are being included in arrests of drug cartel members. continue reading »

(Brighton Park) 13-Year-Old Boy Becomes Latest Victim of City’s Violence

A 7th grader is dead after being shot in Chicago’s Brighton Park neighborhood over the weekend. Roberto “Adrian” Luna was just 13 years old when he was shot and killed o continue reading »

Baby Wakes Up in Argentine Morgue After Being Declared Dead

A baby born prematurely awoke in the morgue of a hospital in northern Argentina 12 hours after having been declared dead, authorities in Chaco province announced Tuesday. The assistant health secretary for Chaco, Rafael Sabatinelli, continue reading »

Shipwreck at Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands Claims Two

Fourteen people who survived a shipwreck near Ecuador's Galapagos Islands and the bodies of two people killed in the accident arrived Tuesday at the port of Manta, while the search continues for three missing crew members, the media reported. continue reading »