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¡Hola! Magazine Launches TV Network in U.S.

¡Hola! Magazine Launches TV Network in U.S.

If you love what you read and see in ¡Hola! Magazine then get ready for more. The ¡Hola! brand is partnering with Atrresmedia Television to launch ¡Hola! TV that will be availabie in the U.S. and throughout Latin America as a pay-TV channel. continue reading »

REPORT:  Immigration Detention Program Strains Local Budgets

REPORT:  Immigration Detention Program Strains Local Budgets

A new study shows the Federal “Secure Communities Program,” which aims to extend prison stays and the deportation of people perceived as threats, is straining local budgets costing taxpayers about $12.5 million a year. continue reading »

JUST IN:  George Zimmerman Arrested for Domestic Altercation Involving Gun

JUST IN:  George Zimmerman Arrested for Domestic Altercation Involving Gun

Reports are coming out of Orlando that George Zimmerman has been taken into custody after an alteration involving a gun. continue reading »

Former Pinochet Lieutenant Sued in Florida for Torture, Death of Victor Jara

Former Pinochet Lieutenant Sued in Florida for Torture, Death of Victor Jara

The Center for Justice and Accountability ("CJA") and pro-bono counsel Chadbourne & Parke, LLP ("Chadbourne") today announced that they have filed a lawsuit on behalf of the surviving family members of Chilean folk singer and social icon Victor Jara, who was imprisoned, tortured and executed in Chile during the early days of the brutal military coup led by General Augusto Pinochet on September 11, 1973. continue reading »

Florida Releases Over 500 Sea Turtle Hatchlings Off of Coast

Florida Releases Over 500 Sea Turtle Hatchlings Off of Coast

U.S. Coast Guard and Gumbo Limbo Nature Center personnel released 505 sea turtle hatchlings in the Atlantic off Boca Raton, Florida, after keeping the creatures in captivity to help ensure their survival, officials said. continue reading »

Florida Backs Off Bid to Bar Public Contracts for Firms With Cuba Ties

Florida Backs Off Bid to Bar Public Contracts for Firms With Cuba Ties

Florida authorities have decided not to enforce a law that bans the state and local governments from hiring companies that have business ties with Cuba, The Miami Herald reported. continue reading »

George Zimmerman Stopped AGAIN for Speeding

George Zimmerman Stopped AGAIN for Speeding

Reports are coming out that George Zimmerman was stopped by local Florida police for speeding this week. This would be his second speeding infraction since he was acquitted of killing teen Trayvon Martin. continue reading »

She Did It: Diana Nyad Finishes 53 Hour Cuba-to-Florida Swim Making History

She Did It: Diana Nyad Finishes 53 Hour Cuba-to-Florida Swim Making History

U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad completed Monday her swim from Havana to Key West, Florida, after 52 hours in the water without the protection of a shark cage. continue reading »

Goal in Sight: Diana Nyad 10 Miles from Coast in Her Cuba-to-Florida Attempt

Goal in Sight: Diana Nyad 10 Miles from Coast in Her Cuba-to-Florida Attempt

The fifth time might be the charm for long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad. The 64-year-old swimmer is getting closer to her goal of swimming the103 miles that separate the coasts of Cuba and Florida. Her support team tweeted that she is less than 10 miles away from Florida after swimming for 43 hours non-stop. continue reading »

Family of Zachary Reyna Who Died of Amoeba Eating Brian Disease Donates Organs

Family of Zachary Reyna Who Died of Amoeba Eating Brian Disease Donates Organs

Zachary Reyna will live on and “began his journey to save lives” today when his family announced the 12-year-olds’ organs were being donated. continue reading »

George Zimmerman Wants What?  $200,000 in Fees Reimbursed from State that Found Him Not Guilty

George Zimmerman Wants What?  $200,000 in Fees Reimbursed from State that Found Him Not Guilty

The attorney’s of George Zimmerman plan to file a motion to seek reimbursement of legal fees from the state of Florida, where Zimmerman was found not guilty of killing teen Trayvon Martin. continue reading »

Rapper Fat Joe Turns Himself in to Serve Tax Evasion Sentence

Rapper Fat Joe Turns Himself in to Serve Tax Evasion Sentence

Rapper Fat Joe has turned himself into federal custody. Fat Joe, born Joseph Cartagena, turned himself in to a Miami detention center on Monday to begin serving a 4-mont continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Teen Wanted for Vandalism “Likes” Police Photo of Himself on Facebook

LATINO BLOTTER: Teen Wanted for Vandalism “Likes” Police Photo of Himself on Facebook

A California teen was arrested on suspicion of vandalism after police posted a "wanted" photo on their official Facebook page and the teen "Liked" it. Luis Enrique Rodriguez, 18, was captured on photo after he allegedly vandalized continue reading »

Longest Running Spanish-Language Show ‘Sabado Gigante’ Gets Ready to Welcome Michelle Obama

Longest Running Spanish-Language Show ‘Sabado Gigante’ Gets Ready to Welcome Michelle Obama

The longest-running Spanish-language program and Univision ratings hit ‘Sabado Gigante’ is getting ready to welcome First Lady Michelle Obama this Saturday. continue reading »

Luis Flores Arrested for Stealing Kim Kardashian, Ashton Kutcher Identities

Luis Flores Arrested for Stealing Kim Kardashian, Ashton Kutcher Identities

A young man by the name of Luis Flores was arrested along with his roommate for stealing a number of celebrities' identities. Ashton Kutcher, Paris Hilton, Kris Jenner, and Kim Kardashian continue reading »