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Kansas Community Breaks Guinness World Record for Largest Serving of Nachos

At 80-feet long, the world’s largest serving of nachos was created in Lawrence, Kansas. Weighing in at a staggering 4,689 pounds, the Lawrence world record attempt was officially giv continue reading »

A 7,000-Mile Flight: South American Bird Finds it Way to Chicago-area Park (PHOTOS)

Chicago bird-watchers a South American bird has traveled 7,000 miles and is now resided in the city’s Douglas Park. Teenage bird-watchers say they spotted the white-crested elaenia in Douglas Park and after t continue reading »

WATCH Pitbull’s Video for ‘Men In Black 3’ Theme Song “Back in Time”  (VIDEO)

Earlier this year, we announced that rapper Pitbull had been tapped to perform the theme song for the upcoming Men In Black 3. Last month, the rapper, whose real name is Armando C. Perez, stated: continue reading »

Royal Caribbean’s Drag Queen-Filled Cruise Will Make Stop in Cozumel, Mexico

Freedom of the Seas September 16 through 22 cruise will play host to the "Disco Queens on the High Seas", a pageant for a half dozen drag queens. The western Caribbean cruise will feature nightly entertainment hosted b continue reading »

Renowned University of Chicago Press to Publish its First Fictional Latino Novel

Not normally known for its publication of fiction, the University of Chicago Press has chosen to publish the 700-page novel, “A Naked Singularity” by Sergio de la Pava this Spring. Originally self-published three years ago, the story follows Casi, a child of Colombian immigrants who lives in Brooklyn and works in Manhattan as a public defender. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Pretends to be Dunkin’ Donuts Auditor, Steals Money From Register

Police say a man pretending to be a Dunkin’ Donuts corporate auditor attempted to rob an Orlando-area shop on Tuesday. Ricardo Diaz, 48, reportedly convinced employees of the Alafaya Trail Dunkin’ Donuts that he had been sen continue reading »

Mexican Team Prepares for London’s Olympic Soccer “Mexico Can Compete with Anyone”

Mexico has the soccer players to hold its own against anybody at the 2012 London Olympics, National Physical Education and Sports Commission director Bernardo de la Garza said, stopping short of making medal predictions. "Mexico can compete with anybody (in Olympic soccer). We took on South Korea in the World Under 17s and we beat them," De la Garza said. continue reading »

Paris Hilton in Peru: Socialite Opening Store Later This Year

Famous for being famous socialite, Paris Hilton will be opening a store in Independencia, Peru in the fall. The store will be located in Independencia’s Plaza Norte and will offer Hilton’s line of handbags, perfume, shirts, shoes, and watches. continue reading »

National Organization of Landscapers Sue Department of Labor Over Visa Issues

The National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA), in conjunction with other leading landscape organizations, filed a suit against the Department of Labor (DOL) to stop proposed regulations on the H-2B seasonal worker program that would severely reduce the number of visas issued to seasonal laborers and increase the cost of the program, discouraging employers from using the program. continue reading »

Salma or Sofia: Who Can Sell Burger King’s Salads Better?

Fast food giant Burger King has turned to superstar Latinas Salma Hayek and Sofia Vergara to sell their new salads and wraps. Salma, whose new animate continue reading »

Supreme Court Hears Arguments on SB1070- Join the Team to Help Spread the Word

This week, all eyes will once again be on SB 1070. Today, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on the Arizona law and will soon decide whether to strike it down forever, or open the door to Arizona laws across the country. Exactly two years ago , Governor Jan Brewer signed Arizona’s now-infamous “show me your papers” anti-immigrant legislation -- SB 1070 -- into law. continue reading »

Bilingual ‘Get Out the Vote’ Campaign Launched by Univision

Spanish-language media giant Univision announced Tuesday the launching of its first bilingual civic participation campaign to encourage Latinos to register to vote and to participate in the election in November. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 17 Year old Girl Killed at Guerrero Checkpoint (Photo Warning)

The woman, who died in a clash with the Mexican Army in the vicinity of Acapetlahuaya, was identified by her family and released for burial. The clash took place at the intersection in Acapetlahuaya, where military personnel had set up a checkpoint. continue reading »

Marc Anthony, Chayanne, Marco Antonio Solis Announce U.S. Tour

Three Latino singers with towering international reputations - Marc Anthony, Chayanne and Marco Antonio Solis - will share the spotlight this summer on a tour of 14 American cities. The artists presented Monday in Miami plans for their Gigant3s tour and said how thrilled they were about presenting the show to U.S. audiences. continue reading »

Immigrant Aid Group Defunded by Catholic Church for Support of Gay Immigrant Rights

A not for profit group helping immigrants in southwestern Colorado will now have to look somewhere other than the Catholic church for funding after being denied funding as a result of its ties to a gay rights group. continue reading »

Maya Priest Says World is Suffering Due to 5,200 Mayan Calendar Cycle Ending

The first European Maya priest, Austrian-born Omrael Norbert Muigg, said that the "chaos" the world is suffering is a consequence of the fact that in December 2012 a cycle more than 5,200 years long - according to the Maya calendar - is ending and a new age in which humanity will experience important internal changes is in the offing. continue reading »

Venezuela’s Chavez to Return From Cancer Treatment in Cuba Later this Week

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez spoke Monday on state television for the first time since he went to Cuba for cancer treatment nine days ago and said he will be back in Caracas later this week. continue reading »

Where Are All the Hispanic Doctors? HHS Secretary Sebelius to Tackle Health Care Disparities

HHS Secretary Sebelius to Tackle Health Care Disparities at National Hispanic Medical Association Conference April 26-29 in Washington. HHS Secretary Kathleen G. Sebelius will addres continue reading »

AeroMexico Launches UATP Corporate Program in Mexico

Aeromexico is utilizing UATP's data tools, DataStream, DataMine and DataView to complete its corporate program, creating the most comprehensive air travel reporting and data information. continue reading »

Pew Hispanic Center: Net Migration from Mexico Falls to Zero——and Perhaps Less

The largest wave of immigration in history from a single country to the United States has come to a standstill. After four decades that brought 12 million current immigrants----more than half of whom came illegally----the net migration flow from Mexico to the United States has stopped----and may have reversed, according to a new analysis by the Pew Hispanic Center of multiple government data sets from both countries. continue reading »