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Creating a Season

There are seasons of the year when we spend lots of time and energy even money on decorating. We decorate the house inside and out. We wear festive clothing and even costumes. With t continue reading »

2012 Maya World, the Count Down That Will Make History

Everyone knows the date December 21, 2012, but what does it really mean? The journey from the ancient Maya to the modern media has created a focal point in time and space that opens new opportunities for understand the past, the present, and the future... continue reading »

Narco Blog: 5 Police left Dead as Cartel Attempts Rescue Mission

Six killed, including five policemen was the outcome of a shooting that occurred in the municipality of Ixtapaluca in the State of Mexico. There were two injured victims taken to a hospital in Chalco. According to official reports, the police had arrested a subject in possession of an assault rifle that was intended for the exclusive use of the Army. As they prepared to move to the Police municipal headquarters continue reading »

“She’s Going to Come Out a Reggaeton Artist” - Elvis Crespo Speaks About His Unborn Baby

Grammy-winning merengue singer Elvis Crespo is getting ready to launch his new disc while awaiting the birth of his fifth child, a baby girl that, he says, will inherit his musical bent. continue reading »

Latin American Artists Honored with Oscar Nominations

Mexico's Demian Bichir will be in the running for best actor honors here on Feb. 26 when the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hands out the Oscars. Bichir was nominated for his role in the immigration drama "A Better Life" and will clash for the prize with George Clooney continue reading »

Hispanic Standout: Young Inventor Javier Fernández-Han Makes Forbes’ List While Changing the World

At just 17 years old, Javier Fernandez-Han has made a list of '30 Under 30' in the Energy category for his humanitarian innovative inventions. continue reading »

Texas Attorney General Files Lawsuit to Have Voter ID Law Implemented

Monday, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott filed suit against the U.S. Dept. of Justice to seek a federal court’s approval to implement the Texas voter identification law. continue reading »

In Telemundo Interview Newt Gingrich Mentions Sen. Rubio & Gov. Martinez as Potential VP Candidates

In an exclusive one-on-one interview with the Spanish-language Telemundo network, Newt Gingrich talked about immigration policies and discussed who he would consider as potential Vice Presidents. continue reading »

Pain Intensity Greater for Women Than Men, Study Finds

Medical record analysis reveals that pain scores are higher among females for a wide range of diseases. According to the results of a study in whic continue reading »

Reggaeton Pair Edgardo Y D’niel Join Fight Against Child Obesity in Puerto Rico

Reggaeton duo Edgardo Y D'niel will be the spokesmen for the "A moverse" (Let's Move) campaign to motivate children and teens to exercise and combat juvenile obesity, which affects some 32 percent of the population in their native Puerto Rico. continue reading »

Health Tip: When Stress Becomes Dangerous

Signs you should call your doctor. Stress can contribute to a number of serious health problems, so it's important to visit your doctor when you notice warning signs that stress is affecting your health. continue reading »

IACHR Condemns Death of Wilmar Villar in Cuba

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) regrets and condemns the death of Cuban dissident Wilmar Villar, who died after a hunger strike. The IACHR expresses its condolences and solidarity with his next of kin. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Mexican Police Arrest a Sinaloa Cartel Boss

A Sinaloa cartel boss wanted in the United States in connection with the deaths of 11 migrants in 2009 was arrested by the Federal Police, the Mexican Public Safety Secretariat said. Fidel Mancinas Franco, who ran the cartel's operations in the northern border state of Sonora, was detained on Saturday, the secretariat said. continue reading »

NLU Awarded Education-to-Employment Initiative Grant Benefitting Latinos

National Louis University announced today the Education to Employment (E2) Initiative, funded through assistance from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Young Man left Brutalized and Murdered in Tamaulipas ( Warning Graphic Photos)

Strangers left the body of a young man at the base of the monument to Benito Juarez, the city of Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas. The young victim showed brutal signs of torture, his hand was cut and skull crushed. continue reading »

Nobel Laureate Denounces Impunity for Crimes Against Women in Mexico

Nobel Peace Prize winner Jody Williams denounced in Mexico the impunity that prevails for crimes against women in this country and the lack of political will to seek solutions. After meeting with a group of 50 women's rights activists, Williams criticized the "pretty words" of the Mexican government and demanded real solutions to a problem that affects the entire population. continue reading »

Brazil Nominates Maria das Graças Foster to Head Oil Giant Petrobras

The Brazilian government has nominated Maria das Graças Foster to succeed Jose Sergio Gabrielli as CEO of state-controlled oil giant Petrobras, the company said Monday. continue reading »

Farm Where Listeria Outbreak Originated Fined for Inhumane Housing Conditions for Migrant Workers

The Colorado farm discovered to be the source of last year’s listeria outbreak was discovered to have kept their workers’ housing in poor condition, and is once again facing monetary penalties. continue reading »

Immigrants in South Carolina Confused About New Immigration Laws

Mexicans in South Carolina are confused about articles in the state immigration law that went into effect on Jan. 1, 2012, so activists have hurriedly prepared information campaigns so they'll understand the situation and know what to do. continue reading »

Taco Bell Launches New Menu, Includes Fresher Ingredients and Breakfast

Fast food chain Taco Bell is taking their shot at the morning crowd, with the addition of breakfast menu. The new menu will include breakfast burritos as well as popular branded items from Cinnabo continue reading »