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December 2013 Archives

San Diego-to-Tijuana “Toy Run” Remains Popular 25 Years Later

San Diego-to-Tijuana “Toy Run” Remains Popular 25 Years Later

More than 3,000 motorcyclists traveled from San Diego to Tijuana to participate in the 28th edition of the "Toy Run," a charitable event to support children living in the Mexican border city. continue reading »

STUDY: Overwhelming Majority of Latinos Do Not Have Retirement Savings

STUDY: Overwhelming Majority of Latinos Do Not Have Retirement Savings

A new study highlights the dilemma of the aging Latino population – no retirement savings to life off of. continue reading »

Gov’t Issues Max Number of U-1 Visas for Immigrant Abuse Victims – 5th Year in a Row

Gov’t Issues Max Number of U-1 Visas for Immigrant Abuse Victims – 5th Year in a Row

The U.S. government has once again issued the maximum number of U-1 nonimmigrant visas (10,000). This is the fifth year in a row that these visas benefitting victims of abuse continue reading »

HELP US:  Locate Parents of Toddler Found Alone in NM Desert Near Border Fence

HELP US:  Locate Parents of Toddler Found Alone in NM Desert Near Border Fence

New Mexico authorities and the Mexican consulate office are seeking help in trying to locate the parents or relatives of a toddler they found wondering the desolate New Mexico desert Saturday night. Sunland Park borders El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. continue reading »

Fire in Brazil Shantytown Leave 250 Families Homeless

Fire in Brazil Shantytown Leave 250 Families Homeless

About 250 families had to abandon their homes due to a fire of unknown origin that spread on Tuesday across several city blocks in Paraisopolis, a shantytown here in Brazil's largest city, authorities said. continue reading »

Torrential Downpours Collapse Over 45 Buildings in Havana  (VIDEO)

Torrential Downpours Collapse Over 45 Buildings in Havana (VIDEO)

The torrential rainstorm that on the weekend lashed the northern coast of western and central Cuba caused at least 49 buildings to partially or fully collapse in the capital and forced the evacuation of more than 400 families, local media reported on Sunday. continue reading »