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LATINO BLOTTER: Police Find Cocaine Between Man’s Toes, He Claims “Not Mine”

LATINO BLOTTER: Police Find Cocaine Between Man’s Toes, He Claims “Not Mine”

A Florida man was arrested earlier this month after police discovered cocaine between the man's toes. Martin Perez, 33, was arrested on a battery charge in St. Lucie County, Florida on June 2. continue reading »

Spanish-Language CNN Latino Now Available in Miami

Spanish-Language CNN Latino Now Available in Miami

CNN Latino, a Spanish-language programming block tailored for the U.S. broadcast market, will be available in South Florida starting next August. continue reading »

Police Continue Investigation After Woman Dies from Butt Injections

Police Continue Investigation After Woman Dies from Butt Injections

Police are still investigating the death of a 28-year-old Miami woman who died after receiving two implants in her butt. Suyima Torres went to a beauty clinic in a continue reading »

Billy Joel Sells Miami Mansion - So Who’s the Big Spender?

Billy Joel Sells Miami Mansion - So Who’s the Big Spender?

Billy Joel has sold his multimillion dollar Miami mansion to a fashion mogul. The "Piano Man" has reportedly sold his 8,881-square-foot La Gorce Island mansion to Diego Della Valle for a bit below $14 million. continue reading »

Florida Gov. Vetoes Bill Allowing Undocumented to Obtain Driver’s Licenses

Florida Gov. Vetoes Bill Allowing Undocumented to Obtain Driver’s Licenses

Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would have allowed the issuance of driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants accepted into the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. continue reading »

What Is He Thinking? Sen. Rubio Endangering Immigration Reform Passage - Proposing Key Change

What Is He Thinking? Sen. Rubio Endangering Immigration Reform Passage - Proposing Key Change

No one is sure where Senator Marco Rubio obtained his negotiation skills but someone should of told him it is not wise to change the rules of the game when the game has started and when you wrote the first set of rules in the first place. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Teen Breaks into Home of Girl He’s Infatuated With, Assaults Her

LATINO BLOTTER: Teen Breaks into Home of Girl He’s Infatuated With, Assaults Her

Florida police have arrested a young man for allegedly breaking into a classmate's home, attempting to have sex with her. He now faces charges of child abuse, sexual battery, and burglary involving an assault and battery. continue reading »

Defected Cuban Ballerinas to Perform in Miami For First Time

Defected Cuban Ballerinas to Perform in Miami For First Time

The seven members of the National Ballet of Cuba who defected in March while on tour in Mexico will perform for the first time in the United States at a May 25 show in Miami. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Attacks Ex-Wife Throws Her TV Out Window

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Attacks Ex-Wife Throws Her TV Out Window

A Florida man was recently arrested after he attacked his ex-wife and her boyfriend. George Rodriguez, 50, was arrested by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office after allegedly breaking into his ex-wife's house continue reading »

Top 5 Fastest Growing Cities Among Hispanics

Top 5 Fastest Growing Cities Among Hispanics

While Los Angeles, New York, Houston, Miami and Chicago have the largest shares of the Latino population, a recent study shows that Hispanics are moving to newer regions of the United States. continue reading »

Spanish Foreign Minister Attends Flag Ceremony in Miami

Spanish Foreign Minister Attends Flag Ceremony in Miami

Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo attended a flag ceremony on board the Spanish navy training vessel Juan Sebastian Elcano in Miami on Sunday. continue reading »

Dominican Artist’s Miami Mural Portrays Struggle of Undocumented Immigrants

Dominican Artist’s Miami Mural Portrays Struggle of Undocumented Immigrants

The painful experiences of Hispanic immigrants inspired Dominican artist Ruben Ubiera to paint a mural with a message of sympathy and understanding for the undocumented and in favor of a just immigration reform in the United States. continue reading »

Israel to Strengthen Relationship with U.S. Latino Community

Israel to Strengthen Relationship with U.S. Latino Community

The country of Israel is planning on strengthening its ties to the U.S. Latino community as part of its strategic initiative with the U.S. continue reading »

FLORIDA: Ecuadorian Teen Threatened with Gun, Thief Steals Skateboard

FLORIDA: Ecuadorian Teen Threatened with Gun, Thief Steals Skateboard

A teen in Florida probably never imagined he would be held at gunpoint for his skateboard. According to police in Ocala, Florida, the 14-year-old, who is visiting the U.S. from Ecuador, continue reading »

Michael Jordan Weds Yvette Prieto in Lavish Palm Beach Ceremony

Michael Jordan Weds Yvette Prieto in Lavish Palm Beach Ceremony

Basketball great and NBA owner, Michael Jordan, 50, wed his finance Yvette Prieto, 35, in a lavish ceremony in Palm Beach, Florida on Saturday. Nearly 500 guests attended the lavish nuptials, continue reading »