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REPORT:  Latinos Face Discrimination When Seeking Housing in Certain Southern Cities

Latinos suffer discrimination when they try to get a home in three metropolitan areas of the Southern United States, in part due to state regulations that invite discriminatory treatment of people who look "foreign," according to a report released Monday by the National Council of La Raza. continue reading »

San Diego’s Fiesta del Sol Brings in More than 50,000

More than 50,000 people attended the "Fiesta del Sol" this weekend in San Diego, California, making its eight edition one of the largest Hispanic cultural events in the county. continue reading »

Mexico Defeats Trinidad and Tobago, Advances to Gold Cup Semis

Mexico defeated Trinidad and Tobago on the weekend 1-0 in the Gold Cup soccer tourney quarterfinals here, thus advancing to the semifinals, where they will next face off against Panama in a knockout match. continue reading »

NCLR Meets in New Orleans as Immigration Reform Winds Through Congress

Hundreds of U.S. political and community leaders are meeting in New Orleans for the annual conference of the National Council of La Raza, or NCLR, to analyze the course of immigration reform and other matters affecting the Hispanic community. continue reading »

Joe Biden Urges House to Vote on Immigration Reform

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Friday urged the House of Representatives to vote quickly for a comprehensive immigration reform like the one passed by the Democratic-majority Senate last month. continue reading »

FC Barcelona: We Are Not Entertaining Offers for Midfielder Fabregas

FC Barcelona says it will not listen to any offers for midfielder Cesc Fabregas, who has attracted the interest of English-league powerhouse Manchester United. continue reading »

Vandals Deface, Destroy Parts of Upscale Rio de Janeiro

The upscale Rio de Janeiro neighborhoods of Leblon and Ipanema woke to the traces of violence left by demonstrators who lit bonfires in the streets and looted shops, Brazilian police said Thursday continue reading »

VENEZUELA: Caracas Hosts 7th Int’l Puppet Festival

Puppeteers from Argentina, France and Cuba are in Venezuela's capital for the 7th International Puppet Theater Festival. More than 100 people, the majority of them parents with children continue reading »

Sleep Apnea Treatment May Help Those Who Also Have PTSD

For those with both post-traumatic stress and the sleep disorder, sticking with CPAP therapy may help. For military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and sleep apnea, continue reading »

U.S. and Cuban Officials Discuss Migration, Alan Gross

On Wednesday, July 17, U.S. and Cuban officials met in Washington to discuss the implementation of the 1994 and 1995 U.S.-Cuba Migration Accords. This marks the first time since January 2011 t continue reading »

STUDY: Divorce in Early Childhood May Harm Adult Ties With Parents

If split happened when kids were young, they were less likely to feel secure later, particularly with fathers. If parents divorce when their children are young, the split can affect how secure these continue reading »

Woman Reunited with Dog After Others Hold it for Ransom

A California woman is all smiles after her stolen dog was returned to her just in time for her birthday. More than two years ago, Adeline Cruz of Los Angeles' Mission Hills neighborhood was devastated when her 4-year-old Shih Tzu-Pekingese disappeared from her board-and-batten house with horses. continue reading »

Diabetes Drug Metformin May Protect the Brain

Study found patients taking metformin were 20 percent less likely to develop dementia. The diabetes drug metformin may do more than help control blood sugar levels: New rese continue reading »

Man Who Allegedly Faked Death Wins Mexico Mayoral Election

A Mexican man whose family allegedly helped him fake him own death in 2010 has won a mayoral election. Leninguer Carballido recently won a mayoral election in San Agustin continue reading »

Teen Heroes Rescue Kidnapped 5-Year-old Jocelyn Rojas

Authorities in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, are looking for a suspect in the kidnapping of 5-year-old Jocelyn Rojas, who was rescued by two teenagers who followed the kidnapper's vehicle on their bicycles, WGAL television said Monday. continue reading »

COLOMBIA: Police Seize Nearly 3.5 Tons of Pot

A total of 3,436 kilos of marijuana were seized in separate operations in the Caribbean province of Magdalena, the Colombian National Police said Sunday. continue reading »

Voter ID Law Back on Trial in Pennsylvania Court

The fierce battle over Pennsylvania’s voter ID law goes to trial on Monday in a state courtroom in Harrisburg. continue reading »

Latinos in Fort Worth, Texas being Targeted by Black Armed Robbers

Fort Worth, Texas authorities are on the look out for armed gunmen who are targeting Latinos in their crimes. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Gun-Toting Felon Arrested Thanks to Facebook Photos

A Florida man was arrested and plead guilty to illegally possessing firearms after being caught on Facebook. Alain Ramirez, 28, was convicted of felony burglary in 2008, and was therefore not allowed to possess firearms or ammunition. continue reading »

Italian Tiremaker Pirelli to Invest $200M in Mexico Plant

The Mexican unit of Italian tiremaker Pirelli plans to invest $200 million at its plant in the central state of Guanajuato as part of its growth strategy, the Economy Secretariat said. continue reading »