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Just In:  Jon Huntsman Expected to Withdraw from Republican Presidential Race, Endorse Romney

Former Utah Governor and Republican presidential contender Jon Huntsman is expected to announce he is withdrawing from the race sometime tomorrow. continue reading »

Latinas the Main Victims of Cervical Cancer in California

Although this type of cancer, cervical, affects all ethnic groups, Latinas are diagnosed with this disease twice as often as Caucasians. They also have the highest mortality rate in California. continue reading »

REPORT:  Martin Luther King’s Dream of Racial Equality Not Happening

The last thirty years of public policy have not produced significant progress toward Dr. Martin Luther King's dream of racial equality. continue reading »

Demi Lovato Surprises Fans with Unannounced Performance [Video]

Demi Lovato gave some of her fans a big surprise when she performed before a concert last month. Lovato teamed up with VEVO to take part in a pop-up show as part of the VEVO Go Shows.The surprise performance, where the 19-year-old performed her new single off her hit album, Unbroken, called “Give Your Heart a Break,” took place last month in Atlanta before an official Demi Lovato concert. continue reading »

ICE Releases Memo Outlining Justification for Making Secure Communities Mandatory

This is the latest chapter in a lengthy debate over whether Secure Communities is mandatory or voluntary. Initially ICE claimed that the program—which runs the fingerprints of individuals booked in local jails through federal databases—was voluntary. continue reading »

Hola Mickey! Disney Parks Allow Guests to Ask Va cation Planning Questions in Spanish

Disney Parks announced today the Walt Disney World Moms Panel has unveiled a new feature – the panelists can receive and answer guests' questions in Spanish. In addition to the first-ever bilingual offerings, two new specialty areas will be added to the site − Disneyland Resort and runDisney. These features are available to guests at www.DisneyWorldMoms.com. continue reading »

HS Narco News: Regional Boss for Zetas Drug Cartel Arrested in Monterrey

A high-ranking member of the Los Zetas drug cartel captured near the border between the northern states of Nuevo Leon and Coahuila is linked to more than 50 murders, including that of a U.S. agent, the Mexican government said Friday. During the presentation of Jesus Sarabia Ramon to the media, Defense Secretariat spokesman Ricardo Trevilla said the suspect had ordered his henchmen to kill 50 people and kidnap and extort at least 20 businessmen. continue reading »

Spanish Priest Says Exorcism is God’s ‘Gift to Help Us Believe’

If everything you know about exorcism you learned by watching the movie, "The Exorcist," Father Jose Antonio Fortea wants to exorcise those notions from your head. To learn about exorcism, Father Fortea said the best textbook is the Bible, especially the Gospels, because after all, Jesus was an exorcist. continue reading »

Mexican Rock Band Mana to tour Chicago, NY, Miami and LA

The Mexican rock band Mana greets its U.S. fans again this spring on a new tour of some of the country's major cities including New York, Miami, Chicago and Los Angeles. The Mexican band's public relations firm in the United States broke the news Thursday that it will stage 17 concerts between April 3 and May 11 on the anticipated Part 2 of its "Drama y Luz" (Drama and Light) tour. continue reading »

Chavez to Close Miami Consulate After Diplomat’s Expulsion from US

Venezuela will respond to the U.S. expulsion of its consul in Miami by closing - at least temporarily - its consulate in the Florida city, President Hugo Chavez said Friday. "Foreign Minister Nicolas (Maduro) has recommended to close the consulate, well, we'll close it then," the socialist leader said while offering his annual state of the union report to Venezuela's National Assembly. continue reading »

Singer-songwriter Sie7e to debut on TV in “Una Maid en Manhattan”

Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Sie7e makes his television debut with a part in the Telemundo primetime telenovela "Una Maid en Manhattan," the Hispanic network said Friday. The winner of the 2011 Latin Grammy Award for continue reading »

Narco Blog: Judge Blocks Bid to Extradite Mexico’s Sandra Avila “Queen of the Pacific”- Again

A Mexican federal judge has blocked a second attempt to extradite alleged drug trafficker Sandra Avila Beltran, known as the "Queen of the Pacific," to the United States. Judge Jesus Alberto Chavez Hernandez said in his ruling Thursday that Mexican law prohibits the extradition of citizens for trial on crimes for which they have already been prosecuted at home. continue reading »

New Mexico Sued for Firing Latino Whistleblower- 1 of 3 states that OK licenses to Undocumented

The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund filed a lawsuit against the New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division on behalf of a Hispanic employee who was fired after she complained about its discrimination against Latinos. continue reading »

Passwords Could Soon Be Obsolete - IBM Lists 5 Innovations it Expects in Next 5 Years

Technology is constantly narrowing the gap between science fiction and reality, bringing fundamental changes into our lives. According to IBM researchers, in five years we won’t need passwords, won’t be bothered by junk mail continue reading »

Guatemala Congressman Killed as Inauguration Nears

Congressman Oscar Valentin Leal and his brother were murdered here Friday on the eve of retired Gen. Otto Perez Molina's inauguration as Guatemala's president. The slain lawmaker won re-election in September on the ticket of the Lider party, but had decided Thursday to switch his allegiance to Perez Molina's rightist Patriot Party, the president-elect said. continue reading »

Public Safety Group Says Mexico Home of World’s Deadliest Cities

Five of the world's 10 deadliest cities in 2011 are in Mexico, though a Honduran metropolis leads the list, the Citizen Council for Public Safety and Criminal Justice said. continue reading »

A Tribute to Dr Hector Perez Garcia- Someone We Think You Should Know

All Hispanics should celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Hector Perez Garcia (1914-1996). Dr. Garcia was a Mexican American physician, surgeon, World War II veteran, founder of the American G.I. Forum, and a tenacious civil rights leader for the Mexican American community nationally. He has earned his place in American history, but few know how significant his work was in the civil rights movement. continue reading »

Immigrants, Latinos and Asians Contribute More to Your State Than You Think

Immigration has never been a numbers game. When people think of immigration in America, they likely call to mind fear-fueled myths perpetuated by immigration restrictionists, like “immigrants are stealing American jobs” or “immigrants are a drain on our system.” Sadly, numbers and facts have rarely been part of the discussion, especially as state legislatures continue to take immigration law into their own hands continue reading »

Chile Believes an Integrated Power Grid Could be in Latin America’s Future

President Sebastian Piñera said his government's efforts to promote a more transparent and competitive electricity market will make it possible for Chile to connect its power grid with those of other Latin American countries. continue reading »

ABC Pressed to Apologize for Joke about Puerto Rican Drug Dealers

A crowd of angry Puerto Ricans gathered in front of ABC's corporate offices in New York to demand an apology for a quip on a primetime comedy that suggested all Puerto Ricans are drug dealers. "We want respect now!" at least 100 people shouted indignantly during the second protest at the network's headquarters over the line uttered during the Jan. 3 continue reading »