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Are Justin Bieber and Pitbull Planning a Duet?

Latin American news is abuzz with rumors that Cuban-American rapper Pitbull is planning a duet with teenage super star Justin Bieber. The rumors began after the two performed at continue reading »

59 Undocumented Guatemalans Located in Mexico in Cargo Truck

Federal police intercepted 59 undocumented Guatemalans traveling in a cargo truck in the western state of Sinaloa, Mexico's public safety department said. continue reading »

SURVEY: Strong Majority of Latinos Oppose Political Interference on Abortion Issue

A new survey conducted by Lake Research Partners found that strong majorities of Latino voters opposed politicians interfering in personal, private decisions about abortion, continue reading »

Narco Blog: Mexican Cartels Moving Drugs in Armored Vehicles like in “Mad Max”

Mexican drug cartels are using improvised armored vehicles known as "monsters" to protect their narcotics shipments from rival gangs, a military officer who spoke on condition of anonymity told Efe. The officer is assigned to the 8th Military Zone based in the northeastern border state of Tamaulipas, where troops have seized around 110 armored cars, including more than 20 monsters that evoke scenes from the 1979 film "Mad Max." continue reading »

Efforts Underway to Promote Accurate Latino Perspectives on Local TV

The National Hispanic Media Coalition, NHMC, will increase its efforts to promote accurate Latino perspectives in local television markets thanks to a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation headquartered in Battle Creek, Mich. continue reading »

Come on Rahm: Let People Protest in Chicago They Don’t Want to “Sit Down and Shut Up”

More than 10,000 people have joined a popular campaign on Change.org calling on Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to drop proposed amendments to Chicago City Ordinance O2011-9743 continue reading »

Food Emergency Declared in Paraguay Due to Prolonged Drought

At least 313 indigenous communities are mostly affected by lack of food caused by the drought which has affected Paraguay since the end of November, for this reason President Fernando Lugo signed a decree yesterday which declares food emergency for 90 days. continue reading »

Objects Left by Immigrants en Route to U.S. Tell a Part of History

Shoes, backpacks and other objects discarded in the desert by undocumented immigrants have been collected by a team of anthropologists to document the difficult journey they make to get into the United States. continue reading »

Americans Aren’t Getting Any Skinnier

But, the good news is the overall rate of obesity is stabilizing, researchers report. One in three American adults and one in six American children are obese, new government reports show. continue reading »

USHCC to Honor Girl Scouts of the USA Chief Executive Anna Maria Chavez at 2012 Legislative Summit

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) today announced that Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) Chief Executive Officer Anna Maria Chavez will be honored with the 2012 Chairman's Award at "A C continue reading »

Be LIBRE (Video)

Many of us decided to immigrate to the United States in search of a dream—the dream of rising and attaining a better life. This courageous and difficult decision was rewarded (and our nation was made stronger), but in the past few years, things have trended away from pro-liberty policies. continue reading »

Health Tip: Get More Veggies Into Your Diet

Here are some ways to add them to snacks and meals. Everyone knows it's important to eat a lot of vegetables. But how can you eat more of these healthy foods without upsetting your routine? continue reading »

26 Cuban Boat Refugees Arrive in Florida Keys,  Allowed to Stay Become Legal Residents w/in Year

26 Cuban refugees arrived in Florida Keys possibly being smuggled into the U.S. via a migrant-smuggling operation this past Friday. continue reading »

Narco Blog: 15 Year old boy Brutally Executed in Acapulco (Photo Warning)

The body of a young minor was found in the colony Vicente Guerrero, in the port of Acapulco, Guerrero this week.The boy, a minor, was found in the trunk of a Nissan car that was operating as a taxi. continue reading »

Ecuador Destroys WWII Bombs Found at former U.S. Military Base in Galapagos Islands

Ecuador was to complete on Tuesday the destruction of 11 U.S. bombs of World War II vintage that were found in 2010 by fishermen in the Galapagos Islands, the defense minister said. continue reading »

Rapper Ivy Queen makes acting debut in “The Vagina Monologues”

Reggaeton artist Ivy Queen will make her acting debut Feb. 26 in a Spanish-language production of the play "The Vagina Monologues," her representatives said Tuesday. The singer, whose real name is Martha Ivelisse Pesante, said she felt "very honored" to have been asked to join the cast for the performance in Altamonte Springs, Florida. continue reading »

Mexicans Hurry to Aid the Tarahumara Upon Hearing False Reports They’re Committed Mass Suicide

Upon hearing that a number of proud Tarahumara indians in Mexico’s northern mountains were committing suicide rather than succumb to famine, Mexicans rushed aid to them. However, the story of mass suicides was not exactly true. continue reading »

‘Big Brother Brasil’ Shows Footage of Housemate Allegedly Raping Another While She is Unconscious

Brazil’s version of the reality/game show worldwide crossover hit Big Brother is in serious trouble after a show participant claims she was sexually assaulted by a housemate while the production team sat back and watched. continue reading »

NY Teacher Carmen Rodriguez Still Takes Home $75K/yr Despite Numerous Complaints Against Her

A New York teacher has managed to survive three separate investigations into her conduct in the classroom to continue to earn $75,000 a year, despite a number of written reprimands and a call for her dismissal by the city’s Education Department. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Mexican Navy Recovers Yacht Stolen in Florida

The Mexican navy tracked down a yacht that was reported stolen last month from a marina in Florida, authorities said. The vessel was found docked on Isla Mujeres, near the Caribbean resort of Cancun, after the headquarters of the 5th Naval Region received an anonymous telephone tip, the navy department said. continue reading »