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Puerto Rico Gov. Luis Fortuño Endorses Mitt Romney

Puerto Rico Gov. Luis Fortuño announced his support for Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney as a result of his "leadership and experience," just days before the Florida primary, where the Latino vote will be a key factor. continue reading »

PEW:  Latinos Believe Economic Downturn Harder on Them than Other Groups

Pew Research Center has just concluded a national telephone survey of Latinos on the impact of the economic downturn. continue reading »

Check Out: Florida’s Latino Electoral Profile

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) has just released its 2012 ‘Florida Primary Electoral Profile’ that includes extensive analysis of the state’s Hispanic voting population. continue reading »

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner Returning to Work After Thyroid Surgery

Argentine officials say President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will returned to work this week following a cancer scare that led to the removal of her thyroid earlier this month. continue reading »

Ivy Queen Hits the Stage at CAlibash 2012 With Fierce Red Hair

CAlibash 2012 held at Los Angeles Staples Center this week was a sold out event. Many Latin artists (reggaeton duo Wisin y Yandel and bachata singer Prince Royce, to name a few) put on a show that kept the continue reading »

Selena Gomez “Partying and Drinking” in New “Edgy” Movie

Selena Gomez will take on a very different role than she is used to playing, when she begins shooting Spring Breakers, which also stars James Franco and Vanessa Hudgens. continue reading »

Vatican to Loan Cuba Historic Artifact

The Vatican has loaned to Cuba "as a great exception" and for one year an artifact considered the most ancient example of indigenous Christian art in the New World, having once belonged to the chaplain of Christopher Columbus. continue reading »

“Reach For a Star”, First-Ever Telenovela Adapted for the U.S., to Air On Nick at Nite

Nickelodeon, in partnership with Televisa, has ordered 80 episodes of a groundbreaking, original one-hour U.S. adaptation of the popular Mexican telenovela, Reach for a Star (Alcanzar una Estrella) for Nick at Nite, it was announced continue reading »

Narco Blog: More than 200 Detained at Mexico Nightclub after Killings

Dozens were still being held at the State Investigations Agency, or AEI, headquarters in Monterrey, all workers at the La Eternidad nightclub where the nine people killed by suspected gang members had been before their deaths and which is suspected of being a drug-distribution point. continue reading »

Mexican Fathers and Deported Grandmothers- Romney’s Effort to Gain Latino Vote

Maybe someone told Mitt Romney he’d have to make a serious effort to attract Latino voters, especially on the eve of the Republican primary in Florida. Whatever the cause, the former Massachusetts governor, who has some of the mos continue reading »

Interesting View Of The US-Mexican Border

A small fence separates densely populated Tijuana, Mexico, right, from the United States in the Border Patrol’s San Diego Sector on the left. Construction is underway to extend a secondary fence over the top of this hill and eventually continue reading »

US Immigrant Restaurateurs Share Dishes of Mexican State

Los Angeles is home to people from many countries who share their culture, and their food, with their neighbors. We talk with a family with roots in southern Mexico that is preserving and teaching others about their culinary traditions. continue reading »

Lindsay Lohan Being Sued by Dominican Nanny who Claims She was Hit By Linday’s Maserati

Nubia Del Carmen Preza, a nanny, is suing Lohan for allegedly hitting her while she was wheeling a stroller crossing a West Hollywood intersection. Lohan, apparently, ran a red light. continue reading »

Rio de Janeiro’s Building Collapse Death Toll Climbs to 17

The death toll from this week's collapse of three buildings in Rio de Janeiro's historic downtown has risen to 17, officials said Saturday. Despite steady rain that has fallen since Friday night, dozens of firefighters were still working amid the mountain of rubble to find the corpses of at least five people still believed to be missing. continue reading »

Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo’s Cancer in “Complete Remission”

The medical team treating Paraguay's President Fernando Lugo at a hospital here in Brazil's largest city announced Friday the "complete remission" of the non-Hodgkin's lymphoma from which he was suffering. continue reading »

No Somos Rubios (VIDEO)

Presente Action has a plan...With only three days before the Florida primary, Florida Senator Marco Rubio is emerging as a top choice to be the Republican Vice-Presidential candidate. The GOP is betting that Senator Rubio can “deliver the Latino vote.” But Rubio, a Tea Party favorite, opposes the DREAM Act, opposes immigration reform and supports Arizona’s SB1070. continue reading »

“Sh*t Chicagoans Say ”  VIDEO -  Accurate?

This is funny! Some say "dead on" others say it is definitely only true to north siders...I must admit- I laughed ! What do you think? continue reading »

Catholic Priest Gunned Down in Guatemala After Car Accident

A Catholic priest in the southeastern Guatemalan province of Santa Rosa was fatally shot Friday after a road accident, authorities said. The Rev. David Donis died of a gunshot to the chest, fire department spokesperson Lazaro Aguilar told radio stations. continue reading »

#1 Item CentAm Migrants in Mexico Need? Socks AI Responds (VIDEO)

Amnesty International has launched a new campaign to call attention to the plight of Central American migrants traveling through Mexico, urging the public to donate socks to help protect their feet during the perilous journey. The London-based rights group said in a statement Thursday that it conducted a survey of Central American migrants, continue reading »

California University Using Romance Languages’ Similiarities to Teach Students Foreign Language

A program at a California university teaches languages like French and Italian starting with their similarities to Spanish, an idea that is scoring a big success among Hispanics of the region. continue reading »