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Narco Blog: Three Men Killed in Acapulco

Yesterday afternoon three men were shot to death in the street Paseo de la Cañada High Infonavit in the colony of Progress. Two of the three executed were identified as Nicholas Salgado and Jorge Luis Avila Hernandez Lemus, 50 and 27 years of age, respectively. continue reading »

Man Wanted for Murdering 8 Women Escapes Federal Prison in Mexico

A manhunt is underway in Mexico state and the Federal District for the suspected rapist and killer of eight women after he escaped from jail hours after being arrested, officials said. continue reading »

Georgia Mulls Banning Undocumented from Public Universities

Activists and students in Georgia rallied here to urge legislators to reject SB 458, which if approved would prohibit access by undocumented immigrants to all of the state's public universities. continue reading »

Decayed Remains Found in Juarez Just Days After 3 Other Sets of Remains Identified from Same Area

A new unit in Mexico organized to focus on female killings discovered a number of victims in the Valley of Juarez Monday. Due to extensive decay, police were unable to identify the bodies foun continue reading »

Faces of the DREAM Act: Crocheting Student Jose Luis Zelaya Runs for Student Office at Texas A&M

We first heard about undocumented student Jose Luis Zelaya after he posted a video of himself attempting to crochet his way to a Guinness World Record to help pay for college for his sister and graduate school for himself. continue reading »

BLOTTER: Spanish Man Throws Acid at Children and Mother at Bus Stop

Monday, three children and their mother were taken to the hospital after a man at a bus stop in Spain threw acid at their faces. The unprovoked attack left two of the children with continue reading »

Judy Reyes, Roselyn Sanchez Among the Latinas Cast in ABC’s Upcoming Show ‘Devious Maids’

Transforming the Spanish-language telenovela Ellas son…la alegría del hogar into an English show for ABC’s primetime lineup, Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry has cast some of Hollywood’s leading Latinas to play the leads. continue reading »

WIKILEAKS: Pres. Chavez’s Health is Worse Than Reported, May Have as Little as 1 Year to Live

According to an intelligence report revealed by Wikileaks, the health of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is far worse than is being shared with the public. continue reading »

Brazilian Arrested for Posing as Jack Nicholson

A man carrying a fake ID with U.S. actor Jack Nicholson's photograph on it was arrested when he tried to open a bank account in the Brazilian city of Recife, police said. continue reading »

Puerto Rico Receives Another Hurricane Irene Recovery Grant for $8.5 Million

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced an $8,563,333 National Emergency Grant increment to continue cleanup and recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, which struck Puerto Rico in August 2011. continue reading »

Limited Preschool Access Dims Success for Latino Children

Gabriela Ramos had hardly knocked when four-year-old Fátima Martínez opened the front door of her family's home and ushered in her preschool instructor. continue reading »

Kris Kobach: If Elected, Romney Would Deport 5 Million Undocumented in 4 Years

The man seen as the "godfather" of the harsh immigration laws adopted by Arizona and Alabama is seeking the expulsion of at least five million undocumented immigrants over the continue reading »

Drug-Free Housing Helps Heroin, Oxycontin Addicts Recover

Study found higher abstinence rates with housing, day treatment. Drug-free recovery housing and day treatment programs greatly improve the chances that those addicted to opioids continue reading »

Verizon FiOS TV Launches ‘Cine Estelar,’ the Best Spanish Movie Channel for U.S. Hispanics

Verizon added Spanish-language movie channel Cine Estelar to its FiOS TV lineup, expanding FiOS TV's extensive Spanish-language offering, which includes more than 175 of continue reading »

Teens May Fare Worse After Concussion Than Children or Adults

Injury can cause long-term problems with short-term memory in teens, researchers say. Teenagers who suffer a concussion are more sensitive than adults or children to its aftereffects, Canadian researchers report. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Police Commander Found Decapitated( Warning: Graphic Photos)

A decapitated man was found in the trunk of a late model car on the banks of the Acapulco-Mexico Highway, in the colony Vicente Guerrero. continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces New Sustainability-Focused Twitter Feed and Web Page

Continues Commitment to Promoting Sustainability For All Chicagoans. The Office of Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced that it would launch a new sustainability webpage and Twitter account, continue reading »

A Number of Young Latinos Running for State Office Positions in Colorado

A group of young Colorado Hispanics in this year's elections will seek to win seats in the state legislature, thereby transforming the demographic growth of the Latino community into political power on the state level. continue reading »

Cuban Cigar Sales Up 9 Percent Internationally

International sales of luxurious Cuban cigars climbed 9 percent in 2011 with revenues of $401 million following an upturn in the market, executives of Habanos S.A. said Monday. continue reading »

Don Omar, Pitbull, lead Billboard Latin Nominations

Don Omar, Pitbull, Prince Royce, Mana, Romeo Santos and Shakira are the artists with the most nominations for the 2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards, the Telemundo network announced Tuesday on its morning show "Levantate." continue reading »