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One-Year Anniversary of Agent Zapata Death in Mexico Remembered

Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of the death of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agent (SA) Jaime Zapata who was shot and killed in the line of duty in Mexico. continue reading »

Check Out Video on What Inspires Some of the Funniest Latino Comedians

Check out this insightful and funny mun2.tv video on what inspires some of the most well known Latino comedians: Gabriel Iglesias, Julio Gonzalez, Melissa Villasenor, Rick Martinez and others. continue reading »

Mayor of Barceloneta, Puerto Rico Arrested for Bribery

Today, Sol Luis Fontanes-Olivo, mayor of the municipality of Barceloneta, Puerto Rico, was arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents for bribery, announced Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Vélez, United States Attorney for the District of Puerto Rico. continue reading »

Benicio del Toro Heads ‘Aprendi a quererme’ Campaign Against Domestic Violence

Actor Benicio del Toro is the official spokesman for "Aprendi a quererme" (I learned to love myself) a campaign aimed at urging people in his native Puerto Rico to love themselves and reject domestic violence, organizers said Wednesday. continue reading »

Retiring Baby Boom Generation Will Rely on Immigrant, Hispanic Workforce

The U.S. population is rapidly growing older, which is having a dramatic impact on the U.S. labor force. The far-reaching effects of this demographic transformation continue reading »

Maradona’s $56 Million Italian Tax Debt is “Persecution” He Says

Soccer icon Diego Armando Maradona, who enjoyed some of his best years while playing for Napoli, says he has no plans to visit Italy again until he can resolve his quarrel with Italian tax authorities, who claim he owes 40 million euros ($56 million). continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Takes Measure to Protect Chicagoans as they Receive Help Preparing Taxes

New Ordinance Installs Safeguards Against Predatory Tax Preparers; Empowers City to Investigate and Prosecute Tax Preparation Businesses for Deceptive Practices continue reading »

Narco Blog: Valentines Day Leads To Brutal Murder of 12-Year-Old Child

It was a grim Valentines Day morning as a 12-year-old whose body handcuffed and blindfolded was found in the streets of Colonia del Mirador Hillside, south of Monterrey. continue reading »

Mass Wedding in Mexico On Valentine’s Day Joins More Than 3,000 Couples in Holy Matrimony

More than 3,000 couples participated in a mass wedding on Valentine's Day in Ciudad Juarez, a border city in northern Mexico, continuing a tradition that started seven years ago. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Accused of Raping Children Arrested in Mexico

Authorities say they have arrested a man who not only allegedly sexually abused children but may have also given them a skin disorder. According to th continue reading »

Faces of the DREAM Act: Jose Luis Zelaya is Crocheting his Way Through College

Everyone knows college is expensive, but for undocumented students who don’t qualify for financial aid due to their status it can seem nearly impossible to attend, even with great grades. continue reading »

“We Need a Miracle” – Pastor’s Daughter Clings to Life After Being Shot in the Head

The daughter of a pastor at Grace Connection Church in St. Petersburg, Florida is fighting for her life after being shot in the head at the church over the weekend. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: They Prefer Cash - Man Tries to Pay for Lap Dance with Crack

A Texas man was arrested Sunday after he tried to pay for a lap dance with crack cocaine after. Ricardo Luna, 26, was reportedly arrested at an continue reading »

Samuel Peter Acosta Larsen Makes ‘Glee’ Debut as Hippy Homeschooler Joe Hart (VIDEO)

Co-winner of The Glee Project (TGP) Samuel Peter Acosta Larsen (better known as Samuel Larsen) made his debut on Tuesday night’s episode of Glee continue reading »

At Least 300 Inmates Killed in Honduras Jail Fire, Many Burned Alive

Honduran officials are reporting a deadly fire at the Comayagua prison that resulted in at least 300 prisoners being killed in the overnight blaze, many suffocating and burning in their cells. continue reading »

Colombian Navy, Air Force, Police Work Together in One Ton Drug Bust

Colombia's navy, air force and police collaborated Tuesday in the confiscation of 1,000 kilos (2,202 pounds) of cocaine, authorities said. continue reading »

Love is Respect: February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

The following post appears courtesy of Susan B. Carbon, Director of the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). Regardless of the day or month, many teens – including college students continue reading »

“Beauty and the Beast” Remake to be Directed by Mexican Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro

Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro will direct and produce a new version of "Beauty and the Beast" for Warner Bros. Studios, the online edition of Variety magazine reported. continue reading »

FDA Thinks Shortage of Cancer Drug for Kids Can Be Averted

Supplies of methotrexate, used to treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia, down to 2 weeks, doctors say. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that it was cautiously optimistic that a feared shortage of a life-saving drug continue reading »

Narco Blog: Police Capture “The Old Man” of the Sinaloa Cartel

Elements of the Federal Police, made an important capture in the city of Culiacan, Sinaloa, Tuesday morning. They captured Jaime Herrera Herrera, alias JH The Old Man. The suspect is identified as a major producer of methamphetamines continue reading »