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Mexico Sends Electricity to Texas to Help Out During Blizzard

Mexico Sends Electricity to Texas to Help Out During Blizzard

This year’s snow blizzard that resulted in Texas implementing rolling blackouts, was a made a little more tolerable thanks to electric power sent over across the border from Mexico. continue reading »

Colorado’s SB 126 Would Allow In-State Tuition of Undocumented Students

On Wednesday, four Democratic state legislators from Colorado proposed a new bill that would allow undocumented students to pay in-state tuition at public colleges and universities. continue reading »

New Venus Girl J-Lo and Her Hubby Got Invited to Watch the Big Game at the Big House

New Venus Girl J-Lo and Her Hubby Got Invited to Watch the Big Game at the Big House

It seems like the Obamas like their Super Bowl extra spicy with a side of salsa. That is probably why J-Lo and hubby Marc Anthony received an official invite to watch the clash between the Steelers and the Packers at the White House. continue reading »

Fundación Escuela Nueva Wins Henry R. Kravis Leadership Award for $250,000

Fundación Escuela Nueva Wins Henry R. Kravis Leadership Award for $250,000

Claremont McKenna College (CMC) announced today that Vicky Colbert was awarded the sixth annual Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership. The Kravis Prize, continue reading »

Gabriel García Marquez’s “La Candida Erendira” Premieres In Washington

Gabriel García Marquez’s “La Candida Erendira” Premieres In Washington

Gabriel García Marquez's "La Candida Erendira" book will come to life as a play and premieres In Washington. The play, directed by Colombian director Jorge Alí Triana will show in the Gala Hispanic Theater. continue reading »

Ciudad Juaraz Sees Coldest Weather Since 1951

Ciudad Juaraz Sees Coldest Weather Since 1951

Not since 1951 has Mexico’s Ciudad Juarez seen such wintery weather as it did on Wednesday. Feeling the coldest weather they’ve had in 60 years, the border city sent dozens if not hundreds of people to shelters as many were homeless or lived in homes just not made for cold weather. continue reading »

Struggling Undocumented Students “Not Giving Up” on Higher Education

Struggling Undocumented Students “Not Giving Up” on Higher Education

Anyone applying for college knows it can be a stressful experience, but for undocumented immigrants, wanting to move on to higher education can seem like an unwinnable battle. continue reading »

Group in Colorado Helps Former Gang Members Remove Gang Tattoos

Group in Colorado Helps Former Gang Members Remove Gang Tattoos

A non-for profit Colorado Group called GRASP (Gang Rescue and Support Project) helps former gang members to have their gang tattoos professionally removed. continue reading »

Unemployed Minorities More Likely to Be “99-weekers”

Unemployed Minorities More Likely to Be “99-weekers”

According to a new report from the Congressional Research Service on people called “99ers” – people out of work for more than 99 weeks – those most likely to be in this group are older, married, and members of a minority group. continue reading »

43.6 Million Americans on Food Stamps

43.6 Million Americans on Food Stamps

A new report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture puts the number of Americans on food stamps at approximately 43.6 million. In state’s like Mississippi and Washington D.C. more than a fifth of all residents are on food stamps; these states have the highest rate of food stamp use than anywhere else in the country. continue reading »

Hispanics and the NFL: A Budding Love Affair (VIDEO)

Hispanics and the NFL: A Budding Love Affair (VIDEO)

In the Latino sports world a spicy rivalry is brewing, and this one might be one of such epic proportions as the rivalries between say the Mexican América VS Chivas, or the Argentine Boca Juniors versus River Plate, or the feud between Real Madrid and the great Barça in Spain. continue reading »

Cubans Start Facebook Page Urging an Uprising, Not Many Interested

Cubans Start Facebook Page Urging an Uprising, Not Many Interested

Several Facebook pages have been created outside of Cuba by Cuban exiles, in hopes of sparking an anti-government protest similar to the one in Egypt, without getting much traction from the islanders. continue reading »

Robert Rodriguez’s “Black Mamba” Starring Kobe and Danny Trejo Dribbling Soon to a Theatre Near You

Nike and Kobe Bryant have presented the first two teasers for an upcoming film in which the Basketball star will face Danny Trejo and a team of ugly looking goons, in an attempt to save er…. his shoes? continue reading »

Mexico is Evacuating Latin Americans from Egypt, Embassy Remains Open

Mexico is Evacuating Latin Americans from Egypt, Embassy Remains Open

The Mexican Embassy in Cairo remains open in order to assist any Mexican citizen or others from Latin American countries, with departure plans from Egypt. The embassy is also encouraging its continue reading »

‘Superman’ Producer, Ilya Salkind Dominguez, Goes Missing in his Native Mexico

‘Superman’ Producer, Ilya Salkind Dominguez, Goes Missing in his Native Mexico

Friends of renown Hollywood producer, Ilya Salkind Dominguez, are very worried about Salkind that went missing near his estate in Mexico City. continue reading »