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First Hispanic In 20 Years to Head NAACP New Jersey Chapter

When J. David Alcantara was a young boy in Honduras, his mother, a seamstress, often had a hard time making ends meet, but when things got especially rough one year, a black family helped the Alcantara’s out, and he’ll always remember that. continue reading »

U.K. TV Show Portrays Mexicans as Fat and Lazy, Complains MX Ambassador

U.K. TV Show Portrays Mexicans as Fat and Lazy, Complains MX Ambassador

The Mexican Ambassador to London, Eduardo Medina Mora, has filed a complaint to the British Broadcasting Company (BBC) about their popular car show ‘Top Gear” and the derogatory slurs made about Mexicans on the show. continue reading »

New Fascinating Photos: Proof Brazil’s ‘Lost Tribe’ Exists & Is Under Seige

New Fascinating Photos: Proof Brazil’s ‘Lost Tribe’ Exists & Is Under Seige

A Brazilian NGO has released a set of very detailed aerial photographs of an uncontacted indigenous tribe that lives deep in the Amazon, in efforts to denounce the danger they face from Peruvian loggers. continue reading »

Controversial Cleric Attempting to Sneak into U.S. Through Mexico

A controversial Muslim cleric was recently caught being smuggled into the United States from Mexico after being banned from Canada. U.S. border guards found Said Jaziri curled up into the boot of a Mexican BMW as smugglers attempted to get him into California. continue reading »

Pew: 11.2 Million Unauthorized Immigrants in U.S., No Change from Last Year

Pew: 11.2 Million Unauthorized Immigrants in U.S., No Change from Last Year

As of March 2010, 11.2 million unauthorized immigrants were living in the United States, virtually unchanged from a year earlier, according to new estimates from the Pew Hispanic Center continue reading »

Alleged Narco Novia & Actress Arleth Teran on Cover of 100th Issue of Mexico’s Playboy

Alleged Narco Novia & Actress Arleth Teran on Cover of 100th Issue of Mexico’s Playboy

The actress, who currently stars in the new novela "Rafaela" agreed to become a bunny for the 100th issue of Playboy México. continue reading »

Justice Sotomayor Speaks in Chicago About Disagreements, the Spotlight, and Misconceptions

Justice Sotomayor Speaks in Chicago About Disagreements, the Spotlight, and Misconceptions

“People have views of me and expectations of me that are based on stereotypes,” said Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor in Chicago this week. The justice spoke at the University of Chicago Law School on Monday about the last year and a half. continue reading »

Obama Streaker, Juan Rodriguez, Gets 2 Yrs Probation and No Million Dollars as Promised for Stunt

Obama Streaker, Juan Rodriguez, Gets 2 Yrs Probation and No Million Dollars as Promised for Stunt

A man arrested for streaking at a Philadelphia rally while President Obama was speaking last fall, has been given two years probation. Attempting to win $1 million, Juan Rodriguez, 24, of Staten Island, ran naked through a Germantown rally in October continue reading »

Mexico’s Carlos Slim to Invest $8.3 Billion in 19 Countries- 40% to Mexico

Mexico’s Carlos Slim to Invest $8.3 Billion in 19 Countries- 40% to Mexico

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim has said he will be investing $8.3 Billion in nineteen countries, primarily Latin America. continue reading »

Spanish Soccer Player Fernando Torres Breaks Record as the Most Expensive Spanish Player in History

Spanish Soccer Player Fernando Torres Breaks Record as the Most Expensive Spanish Player in History

Fernando Torres sealed a deal with Chelsea futbol club at the last possible minute, effectively becoming the most expensive Spanish player in history, and setting a new record for British transfer fee. Torres is now the third most expensive player in the world. continue reading »

U.S. Inter’l Adoptions Hits 15-Year Low, Colombia Now #1 Source from Latin American Region

U.S. Inter’l Adoptions Hits 15-Year Low, Colombia Now #1 Source from Latin American Region

The U.S. saw the lowest level of foreign adoption, dropping by 13 percent last year, hitting a 15-year low. The decrease was attributed in large part to the clamp continue reading »

Chilean Miners get the VIP Treatment at Walt Disney World (VIDEO)

Chilean Miners get the VIP Treatment at Walt Disney World (VIDEO)

Thirty-one of the 33 miners, their immediate family members and four of their rescuers (in total a party of about 160 people), arrived to Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando Fl. last Thursday for a seven-day, six-night vacation. continue reading »

Latino Social Network, Quepasa, Aquires Game Developer XtFt for $4 Million

Latino Social Network, Quepasa, Aquires Game Developer XtFt for $4 Million

Quepasa, one of the world’s largest Latino social networks online, as acquired Brazilian social game developer XtFt Games owner of TechFront. continue reading »

New Telenovela Focuses on Obesity and Healthy Living

New Telenovela Focuses on Obesity and Healthy Living

New episodes of a critically acclaimed, locally-produced Spanish language soap opera will focus on the obesity crisis in hopes of helping viewers better understand what causes obesity and how they can live healthier lives. continue reading »

Pedro y Busquets

En este Barcelona arrollador todos los elogios se los llevan Messi, Xavi, Iniesta, Villa, póngalos en el orden de su preferencia. Pero yo quisiera destacar a dos héroes en silencio. El primero responde simplemente a su nombre de pila: Pedro. continue reading »