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(R) Sen. Orrin Hatch Ditches DREAMer’s at Campaign Office & Calls Police on Them

(R) Sen. Orrin Hatch Ditches DREAMer’s at Campaign Office & Calls Police on Them

The Republican senior Senator from Utah was hosting an ‘open’ house at one of his campaign headquarters that apparently wasn’t that open and friendly to DREAM Act students that showed up. continue reading »

UPDATE: Suspect Named in Connection With Facundo Cabral’s Murder

UPDATE: Suspect Named in Connection With Facundo Cabral’s Murder

Costa Rican Alejandro Jiménez Gonzalez has been named as the main suspect in connection with the murder of the singer Facundo Cabral, last month in Guatemala. continue reading »

UPDATE: Anti-Technology Group in Mexico IDed in Campus Bombing that Injured 2 Professors

UPDATE: Anti-Technology Group in Mexico IDed in Campus Bombing that Injured 2 Professors

"Individuals Tending to the Savage," a Mexican anti-technology group admitted responsibility for Monday's explosion in Monterrey's Institute of Technology State of Mexico campus. continue reading »

Brazilian Elevator Drops 262 Feet Killing 9 Onboard

Brazilian Elevator Drops 262 Feet Killing 9 Onboard

An elevator accident in Salvador, Bahia Brazil has left nine people dead early Tuesday morning. The accident happened at the construction site of a 32-story building in the Iguatemi area of the city. Nine construction employees were riding the elevator up to the 20th floor of the building when it didn’t stop and hit a cable on the top floor. continue reading »

U.S. to Establish Arbitration Panel to Determine if Guatemala Violated Its Trade Agreement

U.S. to Establish Arbitration Panel to Determine if Guatemala Violated Its Trade Agreement

U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk is affirming that the U.S. is requesting a panel to settle the issue that Guatemala has failed to protect workers' rights as it is required to do under a free-trade agreement. continue reading »

Get on the Bus with Little Village Envirnomental Justice Organization

It can be a long wait to catch a CTA bus. But bus riders on 31st Street have been waiting 13 years for their bus to arrive. This has made it harder for residents to find safe, affordable ways to get to jobs, continue reading »

National Labor Relations Board Lacks Authority to Award Backpay to Undocumented Immigrant Workers

National Labor Relations Board Lacks Authority to Award Backpay to Undocumented Immigrant Workers

The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that a 2002 U.S. Supreme Court decision compels the conclusion that the Board lacks remedial authority to award backpay to undocumented immigrant workers whose rights have been violated under the National Labor Relations Act, even in cases where their illegal status was known to the employer at the time of hiring. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Ecuador on Your 202th Year of Independence

¡Felicidades! Ecuador on Your 202th Year of Independence

Today, all of Ecuador is celebrating and rejoicing its 202-year old independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in the 1500’s and stayed for nearly 300 years as it colonized the region and enslaved native populations. continue reading »

Rediscover the True Meaning of Hip-Hop

Join us for the 6th Annual We R Hip-Hop Festival. WHAT: The Pros Arts Studio 6th Annual We R Hip-Hop Festival showcases local musicians, artists, break-dancers, and poets in the Pilsen continue reading »

Colombian Indigenous Groups Selling Crafts Thanks to Unique UN Program

Colombian Indigenous Groups Selling Crafts Thanks to Unique UN Program

Sixty indigenous families in Colombia are selling handicrafts in the capital, Bogotá, to cater to an influx of fans attending the ongoing youth soccer World Cup tournament as part of a United Nations-backed initiative to alleviate poverty. continue reading »

Google’s “Voice Search” Sends “Hunter” Around the World

Google’s “Voice Search” Sends “Hunter” Around the World

In 2008, Google launched Voice Search for mobile phones, and this past June made it available for computers. What the program allows is for the user to “search by voice” on a digital device continue reading »

WATCH Real Madrid Take on Team of 109 Chinese Youngsters (VIDEO)

WATCH Real Madrid Take on Team of 109 Chinese Youngsters (VIDEO)

With a tiny opponent for every year of the club’s existence, Guangzhou children treated the team to a farewell match, at the end of the Real’s Asian tour. continue reading »

Colombia’s National Soccer Coach QUITS After Punching Female Heckler Who Was Also His Date (VIDEO)

Colombia’s National Soccer Coach QUITS After Punching Female Heckler Who Was Also His Date (VIDEO)

Hernán Darío “El Bolillo” Gómez has voluntarily quit after a wave of criticism for punching a woman outside a Bogotá bar. continue reading »

Grieving (and Unhinged) Woman Eats Her Husband’s Ashes

Grieving (and Unhinged) Woman Eats Her Husband’s Ashes

In 2009, Casie married the man of her dreams, but just two and half years into the marriage, Casie’s husband Shawn died from a severe and sudden asthma attack. continue reading »

Texas Gov. Perry’s Changing Stance on Immigration Could Hurt His Presidential Campaign

Texas Gov. Perry’s Changing Stance on Immigration Could Hurt His Presidential Campaign

Governor Rick Perry’s (R-TX) image among Hispanics have changed in the last ten years. In 2001, he pushed for education for undocumented immigrants and their children, but in 2011, continue reading »