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Brazil and European Union Sign Historic Aviation Agreement

Brazil and European Union Sign Historic Aviation Agreement

As President Obama visits Brazil and attempts to garner jobs for the U.S. through trade, Brazil and the European Union (EU) announced a breakthrough agreement on aviation. continue reading »

Hispanic National Bar Association Denounces Kansas Representative’s Comments

Hispanic National Bar Association Denounces Kansas Representative’s Comments

During an Appropriations Committee meeting in the Kansas State House of Representatives this past week, Kansas State Representative Virgil Peck stated on the record continue reading »

CRIME:  Food Cart Vendor Shot Over the Weekend in Little Village

On Friday evening of this weekend, a local food cart vendor in Little Village was shot on the corner of 26th Street and Sawyer Avenue at 10.27 p.m. The unidentified 56-year old woman was working continue reading »

Alleged Mexican Drug Kingpin Extradited to U.S. on Drug and Money Laundering Charges

Alleged Mexican Drug Kingpin Extradited to U.S. on Drug and Money Laundering Charges

A Mexican national believed to be one of the leaders of the "Los Gueros" international drug organization appeared in federal court this week to face drug trafficking charges, following an investigation by federal law enforcement agencies including U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). continue reading »

Pope’s new book is instant New York Times Bestseller ” Jesus of Nazareth: Holy Week ” debuts

Pope’s new book is instant New York Times Bestseller ” Jesus of Nazareth: Holy Week ” debuts

Pope Benedict XVI's second volume on Christ's life debuts on the March 27 New York Times Bestseller List. Released March 10 worldwide, the new volume covers the last week of Jesus' earthly life—from his entrance into Jerusalem to his resurrection and appearances to his apostles and other followers. continue reading »

What Happens on the Spring Equinox? Coming Monday 3/21

What Happens on the Spring Equinox? Coming Monday 3/21

Seasons are major divisions of the year, generally based on periodic changes in weather. They occur due to the changing tilt of the Earth's axis in relation to its orbit around the Sun continue reading »

Georgia Latino Population Swells

Georgia Latino Population Swells

The Latino population in Georgia experienced exceptional growth since 2000, increasing 96% in the last decade, according to a National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund analysis of newly released Census 2010 data. continue reading »

Eva Mendes, the New Face of Angel by Thierry Mugler

Eva Mendes, the New Face of Angel by Thierry Mugler

Thierry Mugler proudly heralds the newest Angel icon to join his celestial stars. To begin a new chapter in his galaxy, the legendary designer and master perfumer has once again chosen an international star to represent this iconic continue reading »

Rep Senator Lori Klein of Arizona Reads Letter Calling Latino Students ‘gangsters” (VIDEO)

Rep Senator Lori Klein of Arizona Reads Letter Calling Latino Students ‘gangsters” (VIDEO)

During a debate at the Arizona State Capitol this week, gasps and anger were the reaction to the actions of freshman senator Lori Klein. Sen. Klein read a letter from a substitute eighth grade teacher that described most Mexican students as wanting to be "gang members and gangsters." continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Slaughter in Acapulco Night Club Kills Ten

NARCO BLOG: Slaughter in Acapulco Night Club Kills Ten

A Few minutes after Midnight this morning, another slaughter occurred at an Acapulco Nightclub. An armed group of criminals attacked a nightclub in Acapulco Guerrero. continue reading »

President Obama Cancels Sunday’s Public Speech at Rio’s Cinelândia

President Obama Cancels Sunday’s Public Speech at Rio’s Cinelândia

The US Embassy in Brazil has cancelled the Public Speech scheduled for Sunday in Rio at the historic plaza Cinelândia. The embassy gave no explanation for the decision but did say that President Obama will deliver remarks at Rio’s Municipal Theatre instead. It is uncertain if this event will be open to the public or exclusively for invited guests. continue reading »

Shen Yun Performing Arts Coming to Chicago 4/15- 4/24 (VIDEO)

Shen Yun Performing Arts Coming to Chicago 4/15- 4/24 (VIDEO)

Inspired by 5000 years history and tradition, Shen Yun Performing Arts is considered the most authentic cultural observance in the world. Creating one of the most visually stunning continue reading »

Super Moon to Grace the Skies Tonight   (VIDEO)

Super Moon to Grace the Skies Tonight   (VIDEO)

Tonight the moon will be closer to the Earth than it has been for 18 years."It's going to be big and really bright," said NASA astronomer Dave Williams. "It should be noticeably brighter than a normal full moon." continue reading »

Calls for Kansas Lawmaker to Resign over Racist Comment

Calls for Kansas Lawmaker to Resign over Racist Comment

Democratic Lawmakers in Kansas are calling for the resignation of state Rep. Virgil Peck for racist attacks made earlier in the week. continue reading »

Taco’s and Tiaras: Miss San Antonio Dethroned Over Weight? (VIDEO)

Taco’s and Tiaras: Miss San Antonio Dethroned Over Weight? (VIDEO)

The mother of a dethroned Texas beauty queen Lorena BriseIno testified Friday that her 17-year-old daughter had a choice between modeling in the show or appearing as Miss San Antonio. She says Domonique Ramirez wanted to model. continue reading »