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Latinos Harassed, Immigrants Denied Pay, Families Live Without Water Thanks To Anti-Immigrant Law

Since HB 56, Alabama’s extreme immigration law, went into effect last fall, children stayed home from school out of fear that their parents would be deported, and U.S.-born children have been denied food stamps because of their parents’ immigration status. continue reading »

Lionel Messi Scores with Impressive Accuracy Against Atletico (VIDEO)

There's a reason he's the best paid player in history. Argentinian soccer star Lionel Messi hit his target with stunning accuracy Sunday during a match between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Drunk Driver Plows into Police While They Investigate Body in Road

A man in New Mexico was taken in to custody after police say he slammed into a fire truck at the site of an investigation. Bernalillo County deputies were investigating a body t continue reading »

State Department to Host First Twitter Briefing in Spanish

On Thursday, March 1, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. EST, the U.S. Department of State will host its first-ever Spanish-language Twitter Briefing. continue reading »

Colombian Driver Juan Pablo Montoya Crashes into Jet Dryer at Daytona 500 (VIDEO)

Though he walked away from NASCAR's Daytona 500 in 36th place, driver Juan Pablo Montoya is lucky he got to walk away at all. With just about 4 laps remaining, a caution allowed the lead-lap cars to continue reading »

New Flu Virus Discovered in Guatemalan Fruit Bats

A new influenza A virus discovered in fruit bats in Guatemala does not appear to present a current threat to humans, but should be studied as a potential source for human influenza continue reading »

‘Active’ Video Games May Not Boost Kids’ Fitness: Study

Wii games were no better than 'inactive' selections, researchers found. Apparently there's no guarantee that your kids will mend their couch-potato ways if you give them a fitness video game. continue reading »

Another Batch of Birth Control Pills Recalled for Faulty Packaging

Dosing directions could limit effectiveness, lead to unintended pregnancies. A second company has issued a voluntary recall of birth control pills because o continue reading »

Colfax County, Nebraska Agrees to Assure Rights of Its Spanish-speaking Voters

The Justice Department announced today an agreement with Colfax County, Neb., that requires the county to provide election materials and information in Spanish in order to comply with provisions of the Voting Rights Act. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Man Executed While Walking in Guadalajara

After being approached on the street, a man lost his life in the historic center of Guadalajara, after a gunman shot him several times at close range. continue reading »

Schools in the U.S Teaching Spanish With New Method

Learning Spanish is becoming more important for Americans every day, so the pilot launch of an interactive learning program in schools is being carried out to create a new model for introducing the continue reading »

Mexican Archbishop Warns of Fake Tickets for Papal Mass

Distribution of tickets for the Mass that Pope Benedict XVI will celebrate during his visit to the central Mexican state of Guanajuato is slated to start in the second week of March and all tickets being offered on the Internet are fake, Leon Archbishop Jose Guadalupe Martin Rabago said. continue reading »

AZ Gov. Jan Brewer Passes on Dinner at White House, Endorses Mitt Romney

Arizona’s controversial Governor Jan Brewer has announced her endorsement of presidential candidate Mitt Romney. On Sunday, Brewer told NBC’s “Meet the Press” that s continue reading »

Narco Blog: Colombia Arrests 5 with Half-Ton of Cocaine

Colombian authorities arrested five people who were hauling 493 kilos (1,085 pounds) of cocaine to the country's Caribbean coast. Personnel from the navy and Attorney General's Office detected the drugs at a highway checkpoint in the northern province of Cesar, the headquarters of Colombia's Caribbean fleet said in a statement. continue reading »

CALIFORNIA: 11-Yr-Old Dies of Blood Clot in Brain Just Hours After Fight Outside School

A California girl was pronounced dead just hours after a fight with another girl outside their school this weekend. Friday, 11-year-old Joanna Ramos and others student continue reading »

Dominican Smugglers Leave Undocumented Cubans in Treacherous Waters to Die

An alien citizen of Cuba died yesterday afternoon, adding to the recent toll of deaths of undocumented aliens in the Mona Passage being transported by smuggling organizations attempting to reach the shores of the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico. continue reading »

Did Jennifer Lopez Show Us a Little too Much at the Oscars? (VIDEO)

Though many swear they witnessed a J.Lo nip slip at the 2012 Oscars, the actress/singer’s stylist says no way. Jennifer Lopez’s stylist Mariel Haenn has been making th continue reading »

NALEO’s Arizona Latino Voter Profile

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund, released its 2012 primary electoral profile for the state of Arizona. continue reading »

Brazil: 30 Tourists Robbed During Hiking Trip

About 30 tourists were robbed over the weekend by six armed men while hiking in Tijuca National Park in the southern section of Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian police said. continue reading »

Poll:  Majority of Americans Say Newcomers Need to Adopt Our Culture, Language & Heritage

Americans appear a little less insistent that those who move here from another country adopt our culture. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 68% of Likely Voters say when people move to the United States from other parts of the world, they should adopt America’s culture, language and heritage. continue reading »