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Hispanics “Lifeguards for Christianity in America”

Hispanics “Lifeguards for Christianity in America”

Reverend Samuel Rodriguez, president of The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, America’s largest Hispanic Christian organization, spoke with The Christian Post on the increase of Hispanics in the country and their impact in terms of Christianity. continue reading »

INNOVATION: US-Mexico border Makeover Ideas (VIDEO)

INNOVATION: US-Mexico border Makeover Ideas (VIDEO)

An assistant professor of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley has a few ideas on how to make the desolate spot known as the U.S.-Mexico border, into a more useful, more humane space. continue reading »

NY State:  Hispanic Owned Businesses Strong, Growing & Important Part of Economy

NY State:  Hispanic Owned Businesses Strong, Growing & Important Part of Economy

The New York state Comptrollers office recently realized a report analyzing Hispanic-owned businesses in the city for the last ten years. continue reading »

Colombian Drug Traffickers Now Using Subs to Transport Drugs

Colombian Drug Traffickers Now Using Subs to Transport Drugs

Until last month, the boat of choice for Colombian drug traffickers was the semisubmersible, which would float just below the water’s surface and only have the air and exhaust pipes above water. Now, however, the smugglers have graduated to full on submarines to covertly transport their drugs. continue reading »

An Assessment of Aging Latino’s: ‘The Latino Age Wave’

An Assessment of Aging Latino’s: ‘The Latino Age Wave’

Between 2008 and 2030 the Latino population aged 65 years and older will increase by 224 percent compared to a 65 percent increase for the white population aged 65 and older. continue reading »

Could Ricky Martin Be Seeking Spanish Nationality?

Could Ricky Martin Be Seeking Spanish Nationality?

Several gossip sites say Ricky Martin is seeking to become a Spanish citizen, though nothing is confirmed. The star would be looking to move overseas and marry his boyfriend Carlos González. continue reading »

House Rep: UMass In-State Tuition Program Would Create Backdoor for Undocumented Students

House Rep: UMass In-State Tuition Program Would Create Backdoor for Undocumented Students

A Massachusetts lawmaker is claiming that a University of Massachusetts Amherst plan to offer free in-state tuition to outstanding community college graduates would be used by illegal immigrants to unfairly take advantage of the system. continue reading »

Ban on Bullfighting is on Rafael Correa’s Agenda

Ban on Bullfighting is on Rafael Correa’s Agenda

On May 7, Ecuadorians will be asked to vote on a referendum that could make it illegal to kill animals for entertainment. continue reading »

Oregon Lawmakers Asking Congress for Reimbursement for Incarcerating Undocumented Criminals

Oregon Lawmakers Asking Congress for Reimbursement for Incarcerating Undocumented Criminals

Oregon House committee members are proposing legislation asking Congress to reimburse taxpayers for the cost of incarcerating undocumented immigrants who have committed crimes in the state. continue reading »

Have They NO Shame: Fox Appeals to Hispanic Market, Creates Fox Hispanic Media

Have They NO Shame: Fox Appeals to Hispanic Market, Creates Fox Hispanic Media

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation has announced that they are creating Fox Hispanic Media (FHM) to expand its presence in Hispanic TV aimed at Spanish-speaking consumers. continue reading »

Banks in Brazil Being Sued for Approving Loans for Deforestation

Banks in Brazil Being Sued for Approving Loans for Deforestation

Two banks in Brazil are being accused of funding deforestation in Amazon, one of the banks being the country’s largest. State-run Banco do Brasil and Banco da Amazonia are being sued by the state of Para. continue reading »

“Yes We Can” VS. “Begins With Us in 2012” Obama Launches Reelection Bid (VIDEO)

“Yes We Can” VS. “Begins With Us in 2012” Obama Launches Reelection Bid (VIDEO)

In 2008, Obama entered the race for president with the unforgettably bold, inspirational and catchy "Yes We Can." For his 2012 bid, the president has released a video titled “It Begins With Us,” where supporters talk about the need to reelect the president for a second term in the White House. continue reading »

Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Zapatero Stepping Down After Current Term

Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Zapatero Stepping Down After Current Term

Spain’s current Prime Minister and staunch austerity proponent, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, has announced he will not be seeking a third term. continue reading »

McDonald to Hire 50,000 Employees on April 19th Dubbed as a Mega “Hiring Day”

McDonald to Hire 50,000 Employees on April 19th Dubbed as a Mega “Hiring Day”

McDonald's and its franchisees are looking to hire up to 50,000 new crew and restaurant management positions at restaurants across the country during a hiring event on April 19. continue reading »

Week-end Leaves One Dead from Hit-and-Run

This weekend a fatal hit-and-run occurred in the Chicago Humboldt Park neighborhood at the intersection at 1600 North Kimball Avenue. According to police reports the incident happened on Friday evening at approximately 9:00 p.m. when an unidentified male victim was struck. continue reading »