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Jessica Sanchez Sings Second Whitney Houston Song on ‘American Idol’ - “How Will I Know” (VIDEO)

"American Idol" contestant Jessica Sanchez turned to Whitney Houston once again for Wednesday night's episode, singing the late star's "How Will I Know" from 1985 – 10 years before Jessica was born. continue reading »

WATCH Colbert Video on Romney’s ‘Latino Vote’ Problem - Hilarious!

Watch a hilarious video from the 'Colbert Report' as Stephen Colbert explains Mitt Romney's Latino vote problem, i.e. he doesn't have it. Not only does Colbert explain the problem he enlists his own Super PAC to get the Republican's the Latino vote. The video according to Colbert is "English with a Spanish accent." continue reading »

Latino Market “Least Served” by Financial Institutions, 50% Have no Banking Relationship

Credit unions and other financial institutions would gain new members and customers if they adapted to the needs of the growing Hispanic market, the group "least served" by the financial sector, an expert in the subject said. continue reading »

Pre-Columbian Human Remains Found in San Andres Cholula, Mexico

City workers discovered a pre-Columbian ossuary in San Andres Cholula, a city in the central Mexican state of Puebla, while completing a drainage project, the press reported. continue reading »

IRS YouTube Videos Offer Last-Minute Help for Taxpayers

The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that IRS YouTube videos can help them with their taxes before the April 17, 2012, deadline. The IRS channels offer information on a variety of the most frequently asked taxpayer questions at this time of year. continue reading »

Pew Hispanic Center: When Labels Don’t Fit: Hispanics and Their Views of Identity

Nearly four decades after the United States government mandated the use of the terms "Hispanic" or "Latino" to categorize Americans who trace their roots to Spanish-speaking countries, a new nationwide survey of Hispanic adults finds that these terms still haven't been fully embraced by Hispanics themselves. A majority (51%) say they most often identify themselves by their family's country of origin; just 24% say they prefer a pan-ethnic label. continue reading »

Health Tip: More Reasons to Quit Smoking

Health risks start to diminish almost immediately. As soon as you quit smoking, you begin to reduce your risk of cancer, heart disease, lung disease and stroke. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Women Tortured, Executed and Left at Dump in Guerrero

A woman about 30 years old was killed and her body was left near the community of El 20, in the town of Costa Grande. The unidentified body is in the facilities of the Forensic Medical Service (Semefo) waiting to be claimed. It is reported that the female bodies hands were tied with a yellow rope continue reading »

Album From Selena Q 17 Years After Death- Posthumous Duets w/Cristian Castro,Don Omar and Selena

"Enamorada de ti," an album featuring well-known artists in posthumous duets with slain singer Selena 17 years after her death is now on sale. The Capitol Latin record label announced in a communique that the production has three acoustic numbers and the iTunes edition includes the song "Is It the Beat," continue reading »

Most Hispanics in the U.S. Don’t Like the “Hispanic” or “Latino” Label for Themselves

Most U.S. residents with roots in Spanish-speaking countries do not consider the terms "Hispanic" or "Latino" to be the ones that best define their identity, according to a report published Wednesday by the Pew Hispanic Center. continue reading »

Complaint Filed With UN Calling Alabama Immigration Law “Flagrant Violation of International Norms”

A group made up of civil and union rights organizations has filed a complaint with the United Nations regarding Alabama’s controversial immigration laws after urging Daimler AG and its shareholders to seek repeal of Alabama's racial profiling law. continue reading »

Is the Father of Snooki’s Baby Cheating on Her?

The National Enquirer is reporting that pregnant Jersey Shore star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi is being cheated on by the father of her baby, Jionni LaValle. According to The Enquirer, recent photos of La continue reading »

Hispanic Preschoolers Among Those in Most Need of More Outdoor Play Time

A recent study published in the April 2 online edition of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, found that many preschoolers are not getting enough outdoor play, with those with Hispanic mothers among those getting the least. continue reading »

ESPN Airs “Esto es SportsCenter” Ad on Its Both English- and Spanish-Language Channels (VIDEO)

With a 15 percent increase in ESPN’s Hispanic audience over the past five years, the network has added a Spanish-language television advertisement for its show “SportsCenter” to its broadcasts. continue reading »

Selena Gomez Shows Off Her New Long Locks

Okay, her hair didn’t really grow a foot in a few days (obviously), but Selena Gomez is showing off the hair extensions she may have added for her role in the upcoming thriller Aftershock. continue reading »

Univision Deportes- New Sports Channel Launches with Soccer Emphasis

Univision on Saturday will launch a sports channel seeking to attend to the "insatiable appetite" of the Latino audience for soccer, the senior vice president for production at Univision Deportes, David Neal, told Efe. He said that the Univision audience has "been waiting to be taken care of," regarding their preference for the main soccer competitions around the world. continue reading »

Colombia: 11-Year-Old of Wayuu Tribe Gives Birth to Daughter

Stories of teens having children are sadly fairly common, but an even more startling realization is that preteens are having children as well. A member of the Wayuu tribe, the indigenous group of the La continue reading »

Los Angeles Mayor Villarraigosa Urging Hispanics to Vote

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villarraigosa, who will chair the Democratic National Convention here in September, on Tuesday urged Hispanics in North Carolina continue reading »

STUDY: Each Generation of Mexican-American Children Gain Weight, 1st Generation Healthiest

In a study to be published in the “Journal of Nutrition” shows that first generation Mexican-American children are thinner and eat better than subsequent generations. continue reading »

BBQ Danger: Wires From Grill Cleaners Swallowed in Food

Patients suffer from throat, stomach injuries. Several Rhode Island residents had a brush with the emergency room because of sharp wire bristles that made their way from barbecue grills into their digestive tracts. continue reading »