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Knee Injury Takes NBA’s Ricky Rubio Out for Season and 2012 Olympics

Spanish phenom Ricky Rubio was only in his first year with the Minnesota Timberwolves when a showdown with Kobe Bryant ended his season. With just 20 seconds remaining in the Timberwolves’ game ag continue reading »

Jose Canseco Turned Away From Mexican League For Allegedly Taking Banned Substances…Again

Jose Canseco is once again in trouble with baseball officials for taking banned substances, though his time it’s with the Mexican Baseball League. The former major league hitter was trying out with the Quintana Roo Tigers continue reading »

Jennifer Lopez Announces New Clothing Line ‘Classic: Remixed’ (VIDEO)

Jenny From the Block teamed up with "Black Swan" director Darren Aronofsky to film a new TV spot for Lopez's "Classic: Remixed" clothing line for Kohl's department stores. continue reading »

Cameron Diaz the New Face of TAG Heuer ‘Link Lady’ Watches

On March 7, TAG Heuer’s newest brand ambassador Cameron Diaz appeared before delighted international press on the Rhine river banks the night before the opening of BaselWorld. Welcomed on stage by thunderous applause, she proudly displayed the new Link Lady. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Obama Blocks Controversial Texas Voter ID Law, Citing Unfair to Latinos

The Obama administration has just blocked Texas proposed voter ID law that would require government issue photo identification to vote. The Department of Justice (DOJ) cited the demographic make up of the Latino voting base as reason for the block, saying the law would have an unfair impact on the Hispanic voter. continue reading »

Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, Pushes DREAM Act during Texas Visit

In a town hall meeting in San Antonio on this week, Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education expressed his frustration that the DREAM Act still has not passed while he continued to promote the Obama Administration’s incentive program, Race to the Top. continue reading »

Court Criticizes Sheriff Arpaio’s Pink Underwear for Inmates Practice

Known to be ‘America’s toughest sheriff,’ Joe Arpaio’s policy of dressing Arizona inmates in pink underwear has recently come under scrutiny after a mentally ill inmate believed he was being raped by prison officials attempting to dress him. continue reading »

NYC Judge Says Latinos and African Americans Owed at least $128 Million in Discrimination Lawsuit

After ruling that the Fire Department of New York discriminated against minorities during their entrance exams, Judge Nicholas Garaufis said the amount of money owed to the impacted minorities could surpass $128 million. continue reading »

Soledad O’Brien Speaks to Students at Disney’s Dreamers Academy Class of 2012

Soledad O’Brien, anchor for CNN morning show “Starting Point with Soledad O’Brien,” speaks to high school students March 10, 2012 during Disney's Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence Magazine at Epcot in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The fifth annual event, taking place through March 11 at Walt Disney World Resort, is a career-inspiration program for 100 high school students across the U.S. which included Latino students. continue reading »

White-Dominated Boards Face Legal Threats over Racial Makeup

While Zurita takes a sometimes-playful approach to her racial identity, it became the serious subject of a recent lawsuit under the California Voting Rights Act. In January, a judge ruled that a trial would be necessary to figure out whether Zurita could be considered Latina and whether that means Latinos have a voice on the council. The city settled the suit late last month. continue reading »

Undocumented Migrants Will Change U.S., Mexican Priest Activists Says

Undocumented immigrants will remake U.S. society and politics in the coming years, a Mexican priest who advocates on behalf of Central American migrants said. continue reading »

9500 Liberty - Watch Award Winning Immigrant Documentary Now on Snagfilms.com

9500 Liberty documents the first time in United States’ history that an Arizona-style immigration law was actually implemented. For eight weeks, Prince William County, Virginia adopted a law requiring the police to question continue reading »

Gunman Robs Doctors Mid-Surgery at Venezuelan Hospital Making Off With $, Watches and Phones

An individual robbed a surgeon and his staff at gunpoint during a procedure being performed in the operating theater of a hospital in the central Venezuelan city of Maracay, making off with watches, cell phones and money, officials at the institution said. continue reading »

‘Lost’ Showrunner Carlton Cuse to Work on A&E’s ‘Psycho’ Prequel ‘Bates Motel’

Carlton Cuse, best known as the showrunner for ABC’s hit series Lost with Damon Lindelof, has been hired to work on The Bates Motel, a series under development for A&E that will act as a prequel to Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 classic Psycho. continue reading »

“I’m Getting Arrested” App Aims to Help the Undocumented

A group of pro-immigrant rights activists in Arizona aim to develop a smartphone application that would help immigrants notify friends, family and their attorney if they are detained and arrested during a traffic stop. continue reading »

1,000 Mexican Artworks Digitally Documented in Germany, Austria

More than 1,000 Mexican artworks, some dating from pre-Columbian times and which were sent to Germany and Austria over the last four centuries, have been documented for the first time in a digital catalogue. continue reading »

Miami Archdiocese Adds Charter Flights to Cuba for Papal Visit March 26-28

The Catholic Archdiocese of Miami announced Friday that it has arranged for additional flights to Cuba for pilgrims who want to see Pope Benedict XVI during his March 26-28 visit to the island. continue reading »

Narco Blog:  Murder Victim Found on Street in Ixtapaluca Mexico

Local residents found a body in Ixtapaluca, in Mexico state. As soon as the gruesome discovery was made, they immediately alerted members of the Ministry of Public Safety. continue reading »

Protesters of Transmilenio Bus Network in Colombia Bring Traffic to a Stand-Still

Windows were shattered, traffic disrupted and some 30 people arrested here Friday amid protests by thousands of riders of the Colombian capital's Transmilenio bus network. continue reading »

The Latino/a Perspective on Our Reproductive Rights Sunday, March 11, 2012 4:30pm-6:00pm

Conference participants will have the opportunity to interact with speakers face-to face to ask questions, provide their commentary and share their experience. Others can watch, chat, tweet, comment and participate by submitting questions to those on screen. continue reading »