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STUDY: Latinos Hardest Hit by Energy Price Increases

Hispanics have been hit the hardest by energy price increases, according to a new study today released by the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity. continue reading »

Sen. Rubio Takes on Pres. Obama in Contraception Fight

Florida Senator Marco Rubio has become the latest to challenge the part of President Obama's health care law which laid out new rules for insurance providers. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Drug Traffickers Behind Attack on Peru Police Station

A group of suspected guerrillas allied with drug traffickers staged the attack on the police station in Pujiura, a remote town in Peru's Cuzco region, that left two officers wounded, the National Police said. The rebels fired on the police station early Monday with long-range weapons from a nearby hill, taking advantage of a power outage caused by torrential rains in the area to stage the attack. continue reading »

Hispanic Standout Edgar Orozco Heading to Harvard on a $56,000 Annual Scholarship

Edgar Orozco is an example that, with perseverance and effort, a person can win a scholarship to top-level universities like Harvard, despite having received an education below that generally demanded by colleges of that type. continue reading »

Israeli Designer Yigal Azrouel Donating Proceeds from Stores to Help Mexican Children

Israeli fashion designer Yigal Azrouel will be collaborating once again with New York-based non-profit organization Project Paz to help children in the violence-wracked Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez. continue reading »

ING Study: Cultural Influences Impact Retirement Planning and Decision Making

ING U.S. released key findings today from a comprehensive study1 commissioned by the ING Retirement Research Institute that examined the attitudes, behaviors and preparedness of different ethnic groups, including African-Americans, continue reading »

John McCain Is No Fan of Romney’s “Self-Deportation” Immigration Strategy (VIDEO)

Mitt Romney's call for self-deportation has generated intense criticism from a wide swath of folks, ranging from editorial writers and activists to even John McCain! Yes, the 2008 GOP presidential nominee continue reading »

Report: Number of Upscale Latino Households More Than Doubled from 2000-2010

Highlighting the opportunities generated by the 8.2 million Latino adults living in households with an income of $75,000 or more, Packaged Facts' Upscale Latino Consumers in the U.S. calls for a shift in strategic thinking about the Hispanic market. continue reading »

Spanish Cyclist Alberto Contador Will Lose Tour de France Title for ‘Doping’

Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador will lose his 2010 Tour de France title and be excluded from this year's Tour as well as the 2012 Olympics, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said Monday in its decision in a continue reading »

Ricky Martin tops 5 M Twitter Followers And to be Sexy Teacher in “Glee” Tuesday

Followers of singer Ricky Martin, who is in New York these days getting ready for his return to the Broadway stage, can view their idol this Tuesday on the popular television series "Glee" in the role of a sexy Spanish teacher. continue reading »

FC Barcelona (Barça) Named the Laureus Team of the Year

The Barcelona soccer club and Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic were honored Monday at the Laureus Sports Awards as the Best Team and Best Male Athlete of 2011, respectively. continue reading »

Former Militaryman Sentenced to 24 Years in Prison for Killing of Colombian Journalist

A former militiaman was sentenced to 24 years in prison for his role in the murder of journalist Alvaro Alonso Escobar, who was gunned down a decade ago in a coa continue reading »

Cuban Migrants Rescued by Mexican Navy off the Coast of Isla Mujeres

Six Cuban migrants were rescued over the weekend off the Mexican coast, the navy said Monday. The migrants were found Sunday east of Isla Mujeres, off the continue reading »

Brazilian Cops on Strike, Supporters Confront Military

Demonstrators supporting the policemen who have been on strike for six days in the northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia clashed briefly Monday with soldiers posted around the regional parliament in Salvador, which is occupied by disgruntled cops. continue reading »

Murders in Puerto Rico Already Exceed 100 in 2012

Puerto Rico's violent death toll so far this year exceeded 100 on Monday when a man was shot to death in Cataño, near San Juan, police said. continue reading »

Mexican University Presents Israel’s Pres. Peres With Honorary Degree

Mexico's Anahuac University of the Legionaries of Christ awarded an honorary doctorate to Israeli President Shimon Peres in a ceremony over the weekend in Jerusalem that noted his "noble contribution to world peace." continue reading »

Colombian Boy Dies, Brother Injured After Stepping on Rebel Landmine

One indigenous person was killed and another three were injured when they stepped on landmines planted by leftist FARC rebels in the mountains of the southwestern Colombian province of Valle del Cauca, community leaders said. continue reading »

Julio Iglesias to Perform a Number of Concerts in Argentina

Spanish singer Julio Iglesias on Sunday will give a free concert in the Argentine city of Tandil, where an audience of some 15,000 is expected, among them Buenos Aires provincial Gov. Daniel Scioli, authorities said. continue reading »

Members of Colombian Soccer Team Arrested for Rape of Teen

Four players from Colombia's Once Caldas soccer team are being accused by a woman of raping her, the Manizales-based team said. The Attorney General's Office continue reading »

Protesters Call for End to Bullfighting in Mexico City

About 1,000 animal rights activists staged a protest over the weekend in Mexico City to demand an end to bullfighting, a deep-rooted tradition in Mexico. The majority of the people who took part in Sunday's protest showed up at a plaza on the Paseo de la Reforma partially clothed and with simulated blood smeared on their bodies. continue reading »