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Remittances to Mexico from U.S.-based Migrants Increases 5.5% to 5 Billion

Remittances to Mexico from U.S.-based Migrants Increases 5.5% to 5 Billion

Mexico’s central bank has just released its quarterly report on remittances sent through its banks from migrants workers in the U.S. continue reading »

Hispanic Florida Woman Hides Fraudulent Credit Card in Her Vagina or “Lady Purse”

Hispanic Florida Woman Hides Fraudulent Credit Card in Her Vagina or “Lady Purse”

Friday, Florida authorities arrested a women after it was discovered that she was in possession of thousands of dollars worth of merchandise purchased with a fraudulent credit card. When questioned, she told police that the credit card was hidden in her vagina. continue reading »

The #1 Most Popular Video in Argentina: Reggaeton Frolicking Abuelitos (VIDEO)

The #1 Most Popular Video in Argentina: Reggaeton Frolicking Abuelitos (VIDEO)

Not all of them are abuelitos; it seems that Tío Bailarín and Tío Ritmo De Pollo might have instigated this peculiar dance off! continue reading »

Sam’s Club of Walmart Finds  Out Hispanic Hate Can be Costly

Sam’s Club of Walmart Finds Out Hispanic Hate Can be Costly

Hispanic hate never pays let alone when you are one of the country’s largest employers. The Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) has leveled a continue reading »

Latin America’s Top Ten Billionaires of 2011

Latin America’s Top Ten Billionaires of 2011

Meet the wealthiest people in Latin América! continue reading »

American Heart Assoc. Helping Latina Moms Fight High Rate of Heart Disease

American Heart Assoc. Helping Latina Moms Fight High Rate of Heart Disease

Heart disease remains the No. 1 killer of Hispanic women. On average, Hispanic women are likely to develop heart disease 10 years earlier than non-Hispanic white women. continue reading »

Mexico Approves New Laws Protecting Migrants in Light of Mass Graves & Killings

Mexico Approves New Laws Protecting Migrants in Light of Mass Graves & Killings

The Chamber of Deputies of Mexico approved unanimously late last week, a new law that recognizes and protects the human rights of migrants, both for the countrymen and for foreigners, continue reading »

“Unity” Redistricting Map - Minority Communities United Behind One Map

The United Congress of Community and Religious Organizations (United Congress) today released a “Unity Map”, a redistricting map that strengthens African-American, Latino and Asian-American voting rights as guided by the U.S. Voting Rights Act continue reading »

Michigan Governor Welcomes Immigration as a Way to Spur Economic Growth

Michigan Governor Welcomes Immigration as a Way to Spur Economic Growth

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder says he welcomes using immigration to repopulate areas of his state and spur economic growth. continue reading »

California Advances Bill to Allow Communities To Opt Out of ICE Secure Communities Program

California Advances Bill to Allow Communities To Opt Out of ICE Secure Communities Program

California lawmakers are considering allowing communities to opt out of using ICE’s “Secure Communities” program. California accounts for more than a third of the continue reading »

Legal Experts Weigh in on Executive Branch Authority as Its Relates to Immigration

Legal Experts Weigh in on Executive Branch Authority as Its Relates to Immigration

President Obama’s insistence that his “hands are tied” by Congressional inaction on immigration has raised questions about how much executive power the President has when it comes to immigration. continue reading »

Chicago to Play Manchester United at Soldier Field July 23, 2011

Chicago to Play Manchester United at Soldier Field July 23, 2011

Last week, he Chicago Fire Soccer Club, in conjunction with MLS and CAA Sports, announced that the Chicago Fire will take on Manchester United at Soldier Field on Saturday, July 23 at 7:00 p.m. continue reading »

Rising Food Price Expected to Negatively Impact Urban Poor of Latin America

Rising Food Price Expected to Negatively Impact Urban Poor of Latin America

Rising international food prices could trigger an acceleration of inflation in several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean this year, highlighting the need for policies to protect the urban poor, according to a new study by Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). continue reading »

Comcast Set to Open Spanish-Language Call Center in Florida Employing 300 People

Comcast Set to Open Spanish-Language Call Center in Florida Employing 300 People

Comcast Cable is set to open a new call center in Miramar, Florida that will be operating as a Spanish-language center, employing 300 people. This dedicated customer-service center will handle inquiries and sales calls for the nation’s largest cable operator across the U.S. continue reading »

Mexico’s Press Now Listed as “Not Free” in World Press Report

Mexico’s Press Now Listed as “Not Free” in World Press Report

As the drug war rages on in Mexico, the country’s press is becoming more and more stifled. While HS News’ acquaintance behind the Narco Blog is still publishing the often-gruesome photos of the near-constant violence in Mexico continue reading »