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LATINO BLOTTER: Drunk Joseph Carrara Drives Car into County Jail Gates

At around 3:30 a.m. Saturday morning, authorities say Joseph Cararra plowed his vehicle into a set of gets at the Volusia County Jail. The Port Orange, FL man was n continue reading »

Two Time Texas Teacher of the Year Tells Student, “Go Back to Mexico”

After 24 years of exemplary teaching and two ‘Teacher of the Year’ awards, Shirley Bunn found herself suspended with pay after telling a disruptive eighth grader to “Go Back to Mexico.” continue reading »

Wife of Dominican Singer-Songwriter Juan Luis Guerra Said to be Jealous of Female Pastor

Dominican singer-songwriter Juan Luis Guerra several years ago ended his affiliation with the congregation where he was baptized as a Christian because of his continue reading »

US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Aetna Team Up to Offer Affordable Health Coverage to Millions

United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), the nation's premier voice for Hispanic business in America, has teamed up with Aetna to provide affordable, high quality health coverage to its members. continue reading »

Univision’s Hispanic Patient Study Identifies Gaps in Awareness,Information to Diagnosis,Adherenen

Univision Communications, Inc. the leading media company serving Hispanic America, today revealed the results of its new Hispanic Patient Journey research, continue reading »

Carnivorous Fish Injure at Least 20 in Brazil

At least 20 people suffered slight injuries on their toes and fingers when they were attacked by a school of "palometas," a species of carnivorous fish native to South America's Southern Cone, as they were bathing in a river in southern Brazil, authorities reported Monday. continue reading »

Rep. Lamar Smith Now Holding Up Attempted Suicide Bomber as Example of Need for Immigration Reform

Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) is now using the would-be bomber Amine El Khalifi as an example of why the U.S. immigration to be reformed and more rigid. continue reading »

Selena Gomez and Victoria Justice Among Those Nominated for 2012 Kids’ Choice Awards

The nominees for the 2012 Kids’ Choice Awards have been announced, and a number of Latinos were among them. The award show, which will air March 31 on Nickelodeon, is set to be hosted by Will Smith, who is currently continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Dog Foils Prisoners’ Attempt to Break Out

A stray dog in Paraguay is being hailed as a hero after he thwarted the escape plan of three men attempting to escape their prison confines. The men, who are said to be very dangerous criminals, had d continue reading »

AZ Sheriff Babeu’s Gay Ex-Lover Says he was Threatened w/ Deportation, Babeu Leaves Romney Campaign

"Yesterday, a tabloid article made a number of false allegations about me," Arizona Sheriff Paul Babeu wrote on his Congressional Campaign website. "Only one was true: I’m gay." continue reading »

Armed with Knowledge Instead of Guns, New Mexico Hispanic Ranchers Show Political Power

Although in the past they were seen as ‘free loaders’ and ignored, New Mexico’s Hispanic ranchers are beginning to demonstrate their political prowess. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Investigating a Possible Prison Breakout After 44 Die in Riot

Authorities in the northeastern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon said they are investigating a possible breakout at a prison where 44 inmates died in a fight involving members of the rival Gulf and Los Zetas drug cartels. continue reading »

Hottest Pepper on the Planet – Trinidad Moruga Scorpion

Experts at the New Mexico State University Chile Pepper Institute have named the Trinidad Moruga Scorpion pepper the world’s hottest. This golf ball sized, sweat inducing, mouth on fire pepper continue reading »

Unemployment for Latinos & African Americans to Remain Very High through 2012

Very high levels of unemployment are expected to remain high through the 4th quarter of 2012, a new EPI report finds. In "No relief in 2012 from high unemployment for African Americans and Latinos" continue reading »

“Things Burquenos Say” (VIDEO) Goes viral

"Things Burquenos Say" YouTube video joking about stereotypical things New Mexicans say has gone viral receiving mixed reviews from the public. continue reading »

Olympic Gold-Medalist, Jessica Mendoza, Encouraging Latinas to Succeed

Jessica Mendoza, an Olympic gold medal winner with the U.S. softball team, says that young Hispanic women can dare to be different by going to college and dedicating their energies to sports. continue reading »

Gloria Trevi Says She Still Struggles With Stage Fright

Singer Gloria Trevi, who has sold 22 million albums since she burst on the scene in 1985, told Efe that she still suffers from stage fright. continue reading »

Everything You Need to Know About Vaccines

Vaccines are for people of all ages, not just children and seniors. Keeping up with vaccines is not always easy, particularly if you live in a household with family members of different ages. Vaccination needs can also change quickly if there's an outburst of a disease. continue reading »

Former NASA Astronaut Jose Hernandez Tells Latino Students ‘Anything is Possible’

Earlier this week, former NASA astronaut Jose Hernandez to a number of Latino high school students in Chicago. Hernandez told the students at the 2012 Student Lead continue reading »

Former Brazilian President Lula Released From Hospital After Radiation Treatment

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was discharged Friday from the hospital after undergoing combined radiation and chemotherapy treatment for throat cancer. continue reading »