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Arizona Organization Attempts to Identify Migrants who Disappeared Near Border

Arizona Organization Attempts to Identify Migrants who Disappeared Near Border

The Colibri Center for Human Rights was founded with the aim of ending the sorrowful cycle for many families of having a loved one missing in the Arizona desert. continue reading »

California Opens Healthcare Program to 125,000 Migrants

California Opens Healthcare Program to 125,000 Migrants

Close to 125,000 young immigrants in California who benefit from Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals are eligible for Medi-Cal, the Golden State's Medicaid program, a report released Tuesday said. continue reading »

Salma Hayek’s Brother Involved in Deadly Crash that Takes Life of Grammy-Winning Art Director

Salma Hayek’s Brother Involved in Deadly Crash that Takes Life of Grammy-Winning Art Director

Sami Hayek, the younger brother of Mexican actress Salma Hayek was involved in a deadly car crash that resulted in the death of his passenger on Sunday afternoon. continue reading »

REPORT:  Mexico’s Carlos Slim Set to Become Principal Owner of New York Times

REPORT:  Mexico’s Carlos Slim Set to Become Principal Owner of New York Times

Mexican magnate Carlos Slim and the Italian group Proto will be the principal shareholders of the U.S. daily The New York Times (NYT), sources at the Proto Organization told Efe. continue reading »

Progress Report on Minority Students in Arizona

Progress Report on Minority Students in Arizona

Fewer than one in every 10 minority graduates of Arizona high schools are "college ready," according to a new report from the University of Arizona's College of Education. continue reading »

Record Breaking: Largest Ever Narco Tunnel Found near U.S.-Mexico Border Measures Nearly 500 Ft Long

Record Breaking: Largest Ever Narco Tunnel Found near U.S.-Mexico Border Measures Nearly 500 Ft Long

U.S. authorities have announced the location of what is believed to be the largest drug smuggling tunnel near the U.S.-Mexico border in the city of Nogales, Arizona. continue reading »

Estranged Husband of Jennifer Rivera Sues for Wrongful Death Benefits

Estranged Husband of Jennifer Rivera Sues for Wrongful Death Benefits

Esteban Loiaza Veyna, the estranged husband of the late Jenni Rivera, has filed a wrongful death suit against the owners of the Learjet that crashed killing Rivera in 2012. continue reading »

Long-Standing NYC Puerto Rican Day Parade Organizers Implicated in $1.4 Million Rip-off

Long-Standing NYC Puerto Rican Day Parade Organizers Implicated in $1.4 Million Rip-off

New York City’s Attorney General has accused the long-standing organizers of the city’s National Puerto Rican Day Parade with “extreme negligence” and one of its board members with financial mismanagement. continue reading »

Real Mexican Food Beware: Taco Bell Phone Order App Coming Soon

Real Mexican Food Beware: Taco Bell Phone Order App Coming Soon

We are not sure if this is good news or awful news, but for sure its news especially when there isn’t much other news. continue reading »

Florida Students, Scientists Reveal “RoboCop” Prototype

Florida Students, Scientists Reveal “RoboCop” Prototype

A team of scientists and students at Miami's Florida International University has developed a prototype of "RoboCop." Measuring 1.83 meters (6 ft) tall and weighing 34 kilos (75 lbs), the movements of the mechanism's continue reading »

San Antonio Mayor to Keep His Promise, Dye His Hair Blond

San Antonio Mayor to Keep His Promise, Dye His Hair Blond

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro said he will dye his hair blond to honor a promise he made to members of a local high school basketball team. continue reading »

New Mexico Senator Presents Puerto Rico Statehood Bill to Senate

New Mexico Senator Presents Puerto Rico Statehood Bill to Senate

The U.S. Senate received Wednesday for the first time a bill to make Puerto Rico the 51st state amid an economic crisis that many here blame in part on contention over the island's political status. continue reading »

Latino Mayoral Candidate Loses to Republican in San Diego

Latino Mayoral Candidate Loses to Republican in San Diego

Democrat David Alvarez saw his bid to become San Diego's first Latino mayor in the modern era thwarted by his Republican city council colleague Kevin Faulconer. continue reading »

Chicago Public Schools Scale Back on Number of Standardized Tests

Chicago Public Schools Scale Back on Number of Standardized Tests

Parents and community organizations have joined Chicago teachers in a campaign to reduce the number of standardized tests students have to take. continue reading »

63 Percent of Floridians Want Better Relations with Cuba

63 Percent of Floridians Want Better Relations with Cuba

Sixty-three percent of Floridians are in favor of normalizing U.S. ties with Cuba, according to a survey released Tuesday by the Atlantic Council, a think tank based in Washington. continue reading »