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8 California Car Washes to Pay $1M for Underpaying, Denying Benefits to Workers, Many of them Latino

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced that her office secured more than $1 million from eight Northern and Southern California car washes that underpaid workers, continue reading »

HISPANIC STANDOUT: NY Teen Samantha Garvey Goes From Homeless to National Science Award Contender

Not one to let her family's homelessness keep her form reaching for her dreams, New York teen Samantha Garvey was named as a semifinalist for the National Intel Science Competition, and the good news keeps coming. continue reading »

HORRIFYING: Martin Lara Decapitated in Freak Wood Chipper Accident

Like the gruesome scene in the dark comedy "Fargo," a man was killed after a freak accident sent him into a wood chipper while working. Sadly however, this was no movie. continue reading »

Animated Napoleon Dynamite Airs Sunday. Efren Ramirez, Aaron Ruell, Jon Heder Return

Returning to the characters that made many of them famous, the original cast of Napoleon Dynamite join together for the animated version of the low-budget film. continue reading »

Latin America’s Renewable Energy Projects Get $30 Million in Funding

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $30 million loan for the Emerging Energy Latin America Fund II, designed to boost the private sector continue reading »

Narco Blog: Children Witness Execution in Ciudad Juarez

Armed assailants gunned down a man inside an elementary school in this northern border city, Mexico's murder capital, local authorities said. The victim had sought refuge from the gunmen inside the school, where he was shot dead Thursday and his body left on a soccer field, municipal police spokesman Adrian Sanchez told Efe. continue reading »

National Hispanic Media Coalition Documenting Clear Channel’s ‘Hate Radio’ Program

The National Hispanic Coalition to the Media ( NHMC for its acronym in English) has just published "Hate American Radio: How a powerful vehicle for democratic discourse continue reading »

WATCH Telemundo’s Sexy L.A. Weather Girl Getting Punked on Air (VIDEO)

Check out Teleumundo's weather gal, Ericka Pino get punked or if she's not getting punked she has a very incompetent tech crew. At first poor Ericka, from Telemundo Channel 52 in Los Angeles continue reading »

Immigration Reform Should be Humane say Catholic Bishops

Catholics should be politically active at both the local and national level to promote a humane reform of immigration law is the message coming out of a conference in Salt Lake City sponsored by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Catholic Legal Immigration Network. continue reading »

Orange Juice From Brazil to be Tested for Fungicide

The Food and Drug Administration confirmed Wednesday to Efe that it will test all imports of orange juice after detecting low quantities of a fungicide in a batch coming from Brazil. continue reading »

Fox’s Habit Of Providing Cover For Sheriff Arpaio Continues

Fox, it seems, has now become the go-to network for controversial Arizona sheriffs. Last week, Fox News' Megyn Kelly hosted Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio to address allegations that his office routinely violates civil rights laws. At the end of her show, Arpaio thumbed his nose at critics and announced on air that he was running for reelection. continue reading »

DUI Strike Force Patrol in the Chicago Lawn (008th) District

The Chicago Police Department will conduct a DUI Strike Force Patrol in the Chicago Lawn (008th) District. The DUI Strike Force Patrol will commence at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 14, 2012 continue reading »

Narco Blog: Man Shot in Front of Dozens of Witnesses in Chihuahua (Photo Warning)

A man standing outside a lot where they sell cars was attacked by an armed group in the colony of Chihuahua, Chihuahua. The man was executed, and within minutes the authorities were present at the car dealership located on the Avenue of industries continue reading »

2011 Food Prices Highest on Record According to UN

Global food prices declined in December, but the overall annual average was the highest ever on record, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported today. continue reading »

Orange Juice From Brazil to be Tested for Fungicide

The Food and Drug Administration confirmed Wednesday to Efe that it will test all imports of orange juice after detecting low quantities of a fungicide in a batch coming from Brazil. continue reading »

Latin Musics Mana & Prince Royce reach No. 1 on Billboard Latin Songs

Mexican rock icons Mana climbed to the top of Billboard's Latin Songs chart this week with "El verdadero amor perdona," featuring bachatero Prince Royce. "Promise," Romeo Santos' collaboration with R&B giant continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Housekeeper Stole Employer’s $350,000 Multi-Diamond Engagement Ring

Housekeeper Cody Mejias has been arrested for allegedly stealing a high-priced engagement ring from her employer, claiming she stole it to provide for her family. continue reading »

Google Map Street View Shows Woman Face Down on the Sidewalk in Brazil. What Happened?! (VIDEO)

“Easter eggs” have been found in a number of things, but one found of a Brazilian street view on Google Maps has us wondering, what happened? While Easter eggs are generally intentionally hidden messages continue reading »

Teen Calls For Boycott of Girl Scout Cookies After Transgendered Latina Allowed in Troop

A California teen and former Girl Scout is calling for people to boycott and not buy cookies from the Girl Scouts because the organization allowed a young transgendered children into a troop in Colorado. continue reading »

What Do You Think of Demi Lovato’s Performance at the 2012 People’s Choice Awards? (VIDEO)

The last year or so has been a rough one for young Latina Demi Lovato. She came out of rehab, she began and ended relationships, released a new single then a new album, and lost her role as Sonny Monroe on Disney’s “Sonny With a Chance.” continue reading »