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Check Out Boyce Avenue’s Acoustic Cover of The Wanted’s “Glad You Came” (VIDEO)

Boyce Avenue have released their acoustic cover of The Wanted's hit "Glad You Came". The Manzano brothers, YouTube favorites, will soon be heading across the pond for their European tour wh continue reading »

Chicago Bears Add Evan Rodriguez to Roster at 2012 NFL Draft

The 6’2, 244-lb tight end/fullback from Temple, Evan Rodriguez, was chosen on the third and final day of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears. continue reading »

Bolivian Sex Workers Go on Hunger Strike to Demand Solution to End Doctors’ Strike

Bolivian sex workers, both male and female, are currently on a hunger strike at a health center in El Alto demanding a solution be found to the doctor’s strike that has forced the closure of a number of Bolivian hospitals. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Renowned Journalist Covering Mexico Drug War Found Strangled

The federal Attorney General's Office has been asked by the government of Veracruz state to help solve the killing of a reporter who covered Mexico's drug war, state officials said. Federal Attorney General Marisela Morales was asked on Sunday to assist in the investigation of the murder of Proceso magazine correspondent Regina Martinez, Veracruz Attorney General Amadeo Flores Espinosa said. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Zachary P. Ramirez Drives 111 MPH En Route Sex

An Illinois man was caught driving over 100 miles an hour through a forest preserve. When understandably stopped by police and asked why he was traveling at such a high speed, he stated he was rushing “to go have sex with a girl he liked.” continue reading »

Top Ranking Latino in EPA Forced to Resign by Republicans for 2-Yr Old Comment

Thanks to Republicans in Congress, a top ranking Latino in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was forced to resign over comments he made two years ago. continue reading »

Mexican Swimmer Laura Vaca Win 2011 Jean Borotra World Fair Play Trophy

Mexican swimmer Laura Vaca Hernandez has received the 2011 Jean Borotra World Fair Play Trophy from the International Fair Play Committee in recognition of her more than 40-year career, a Hungarian Olympic Committee spokesman said. continue reading »

Three Generations of Dominican Family Die When Car Plunges 60 Feet into Bronx Zoo from Overpass

Seven people perished today, all from the same Dominican family, as their Honda minivan plunged off an overpass into the Bronx zoo. Three generations of the continue reading »

The Rubio Watch:  Grandfather Almost Deported

Florida Senator and possible Republican Vice Presidential candidate, Marco Rubio, finds himself defending his family’s history yet again as reports break about his maternal grandfather’s immigration to the United States. continue reading »

In Case You Were Wondering:  Frida Kahlo’s Mysterious Infertility Solved

Dr. Fernando Antelo, a surgical pathologist at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, believes he has unlocked the mystery of celebrated Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo’s, infertility. After researching her life as well as her numerous self portraits, the surgeon believes Kahlo suffered from a rare condition called Asherman’s Syndrome. continue reading »

President Barack Obama Endorses Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva for Congress

Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva announced his endorsement by President Barack Obama in Grijalva’s bid for reelection. President Obama released the following statement: continue reading »

Association of Farmworkers Denounce Obama’s Withdrawal of Efforts to Protect Child Field Hands

This week the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a press release announcing the Obama Administration would be withdrawing the proposed updates to the Hazardous Orders to protect children under the age of 16 who are hired on farms. The rules would have restricted farmworker children, aged 12 through 15, from performing work that data has shown to be especially dangerous. continue reading »

Supreme Court Hears Arguments on SB1070- Decision Expected Late June

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court took on one of the most important legal cases of this year when it heard arguments over Arizona’s “show me your papers” law, SB 1070. The Supreme Court is expected to issue its ruling on SB 1070 in late June. continue reading »

Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission: 3 Million Child Laborers in Mexico

Mexico's National Human Rights Commission, or CNDH, said 3 million minors between the ages of five and 17 work nationwide, nearly half of whom either receive no compensation or are paid in kind. Most of these youths work to cover their basic needs and contribute to household income, are forced to abandon their studies, work excessively long hours and are at constant risk of injury or illness due to poor labor conditions, the country's equivalent of an ombud's office said in a statement Thursday, citing official figures. continue reading »

ICE Plans to Deport 14 Year-Old New Yorker , Victoria Tomorrow

This week, Dream Activist brings us news of a ninth grader who is scheduled to be deported this coming Sunday. According to their petition: Victoria was brought to the US when she was only 3 years old. Carina, Victoria’s mother wanted to give her little girl a better future, something she couldn’t do in Argentina. She worked hard to provide Victoria with everything she needed, including a good education. continue reading »

The Most Racist Organization - Behind SB1070 (VIDEO)

The United States Supreme Court is hearing arguments in Arizona v. United States, the Obama administration's challenge to Arizona's anti-immigration law, SB1070. What they won't be hearing is what a continue reading »

Miami’s Latino Upper Crust Gathers for Polo Tournament,  Beach Polo World Cup

Members of the Hispanic elite here in the unofficial capital of Latin America flocked to Miami Beach on Friday for the Beach Polo World Cup. "There are elegant women and everyone is wearing her best clothes," television host Candela Ferro told Efe. "There are many single girls here to see if they can get a polo player." continue reading »

Freddie Prinze, Jr.and Sarah Michelle Gellar Expecting Second Child

Sarah Michelle Gellar and her husband of 10 years, Freddie Prinze, Jr., are expecting their second child together, according to reports. “She and Freddie are thrilled,” said the source. “They love their little girl more than anything in the world and know that love will only multiply. She is such a fantastic mom; it is just great news.” continue reading »

4 Missing Children Found Dead in Mexico Buried in Shallow Grave

Four children from the same family who had been reported missing earlier this week were found dead in the southeastern Mexican state of Tabasco, officials said. A rural laborer discovered the corpses Friday in two shallow graves at a ranch in Tacotalpa, a municipality near Tabasco's border with the neighboring state of Chiapas. continue reading »

Chicago’s All Latina Theater Teatro Luna Sets Its Sights on the Coasts: Expands to LA and New York

As Chicago’s all-Latina theater company approaches its 12th anniversary and launches its new community arts center Luna Central in Chicago, it is gearing up to take big steps toward expanding its national reach. Its upcoming world premiere of Los Angeles playwright Diane Rodriguez’s new play Living Large in a Mini Kind of Way continue reading »