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November 2012 Archives

Ricky Martin to Join “The Voice Australia” in 2013

Ricky Martin to Join “The Voice Australia” in 2013

Singer Ricky Martin in January will wrap up his participation in the Broadway musical "Evita," but he already has a packed agenda for 2013 that includes being a judge on the second season of "The Voice Australia," his publicist said Thursday. continue reading »

Study Confirms Faults With 287(g) Immigration Program

Study Confirms Faults With 287(g) Immigration Program

The Immigration Policy Center on Thursday published a study confirming faults with the 287(g) immigration program at a time when the government is subjecting it to review. continue reading »

Mayor Congratulates Mt. Carmel Caravan Football Team on Winning State

During School-wide Rally to Celebrate the Team’s Victory, Students Surprise Mayor Emanuel By Singing Happy Birthday - Mayor Emanuel joined student athletes, continue reading »

Costa Rican Authorities Seize More a Kilo of Cocaine

Costa Rican Authorities Seize More a Kilo of Cocaine

Costa Rican authorities announced Thursday the seizure of 1,068 kilos (2,352 pounds) of cocaine aboard a fishing boat off the country's Pacific coast. The Costa Rican-flagged vessel was intercepted Wednesday b continue reading »

“Macho” Camacho’s Case Raises Debate of Brain-Death Guidelines in Puerto Rico

“Macho” Camacho’s Case Raises Debate of Brain-Death Guidelines in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico's health ombudsman announced the creation of a commission to examine the creation of guidelines on the procedure to follow in cases of patients diagnosed as brain dead. continue reading »

Starbucks Sells $7 Costa Rican Coffee - Its Most Expensive Yet

Starbucks Sells $7 Costa Rican Coffee - Its Most Expensive Yet

Coffee giant Starbucks recently began selling a Costa Rican cup ‘o’ joe for up to $7 per cup. Starbucks is now offering Costa Rica Finca Palmilera, which is made from Geisha, continue reading »

Mexican President Calderon Signs Labor Law Overhaul

Mexican President Calderon Signs Labor Law Overhaul

Mexican President Felipe Calderon, set to leave office in less than 48 hours, on Thursday signed a labor law overhaul he said will foster competitiveness and productivity while strengthening workers' rights. continue reading »

Selena Gomez Surprises Fan in Collaboration with Make-A-Wish (VIDEO)

Selena Gomez Surprises Fan in Collaboration with Make-A-Wish (VIDEO)

Former Disney sweetheart Selena Gomez teamed up with the Make-A-Wish Foundation once again to make a little girl’s wish come true. Frehley Gilmore, 10, was a normal, happy little girl unti continue reading »

Messi, Ronaldo, Iniesta in Running For FIFA’s Ballon d’Or

Messi, Ronaldo, Iniesta in Running For FIFA’s Ballon d’Or

Argentine striker Lionel Messi, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Spaniard Andres Iniesta are the finalists for the 2012 Ballon d'Or as the world's best soccer player, FIFA and France Football announced in Sao Paulo on Thursday. continue reading »

Olympian Lochte, Alleged Murderer Zimmerman on GQ’s “Least Influential People of 2012” List

Olympian Lochte, Alleged Murderer Zimmerman on GQ’s “Least Influential People of 2012” List

GQ has made some interesting choices for the 2012 list of "Least Influential People" The half-Cuban Olympian Ryan Lochte made the list, with GQ claiming he shattered "the individual-medley-of-dou continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Angry Woman Attacks Boyfriend After Bad Sex

LATINO BLOTTER: Angry Woman Attacks Boyfriend After Bad Sex

Florida authorities say they arrested a woman who allegedly attacked to lover after a bout of bad sex. Raquel Gonzalez, 24, and Esric Davis, 30, were engaging in sexual activity at their Bradenton ho continue reading »

“Get Ready” for the Holidays with a Gingerbread Brazilian Wax

“Get Ready” for the Holidays with a Gingerbread Brazilian Wax

Strip: Ministry of Waxing – New York, London, and Singapore – is currently offering a festive holding Brazilian wax, because nothing says, "Happy Holidays" like ripping the hair from your hoo-ha. continue reading »

“Brown in the Windy City” Tells of How Mexicans, Puerto Ricans Came to be in Chicago

“Brown in the Windy City” Tells of How Mexicans, Puerto Ricans Came to be in Chicago

A new book published by the University of Chicago deals with the issue of immigration and integration of Mexicans and Puerto Ricans after World War II in this city. "Brown In The Windy City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago" continue reading »

Democratic Leaders Present 9 Principles For Immigration Reform

Democratic Leaders Present 9 Principles For Immigration Reform

Democratic leaders of both houses of Congress on Wednesday presented the nine principles that should guide comprehensive immigration reform they say will contribute to the economic recovery. continue reading »

STEM Bill Still Plagued by Politics

STEM Bill Still Plagued by Politics

In 2010, the lame duck session of Congress was dominated by debate over the DREAM Act, which passed the House of Representatives before succumbing to a conservative-led filibuster in the Senate. continue reading »