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California Authorities Must Inform Migrants of Consequences of “Voluntary Return”

California Authorities Must Inform Migrants of Consequences of “Voluntary Return”

The American Civil Liberties Union announced Wednesday an accord with the federal government requiring immigration authorities in California to fully inform undocumented migrants of the consequences of agreeing to "voluntary return." continue reading »

Rebels Release Kidnapped Geologist in Northern Colombia

Rebels Release Kidnapped Geologist in Northern Colombia

Leftist ELN rebels released a geologist kidnapped nearly two months ago while on a mapping mission in the northern Colombian province of Cesar, the academic institution that hired him for the project said Wednesday. continue reading »

Jorge Drexler Prepares For Mexican Tour

Jorge Drexler Prepares For Mexican Tour

Jorge Drexler will perform six shows in Mexico next month to showcase his latest disc, "Bailar en la cueva." The 10-day tour will begin Sept. 18 at Mexico City's Teatro Metropolitan, followed by concerts in Guadalajara, Monterrey, Reynosa, Tampico and Puebla. continue reading »

Mexican Gov’t Calls Toxic Spill Country’s Worst Mining Disaster

Mexican Gov’t Calls Toxic Spill Country’s Worst Mining Disaster

A toxic spill at a copper mine operated by a Grupo Mexico unit in the northwestern state of Sonora is the Mexican mining sector's worst environmental disaster in recent history, the government said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco- Golf Cartel Sends Message by Hanging Banners from Bridges Today

This morning about 07:30 am, hanging over several footbridges was a message from The drug Cartel - the Gulf Cartel. One was located in front of Boulevard Hidalgo Bodega Aurrera in the city of Reynosa, Tamaulipas; continue reading »

Latin Americans Have Highest Obesity Rate in the World

Latin Americans Have Highest Obesity Rate in the World

The countries of the Americas have the highest obesity rate in the world, said Ecuador's representative to the Pan American Health Organization on Tuesday. continue reading »

Rick Perry Deploys Texas National Guard on Mexican Border

Rick Perry Deploys Texas National Guard on Mexican Border

The first units of the National Guard contingent Texas Gov. Rick Perry is deploying to the Mexican border amid a surge in the arrivals of unaccompanied minors from Central America are in position, authorities said Tuesday. continue reading »

Activists Stand for Undocumented Man Allegedly Beaten by Police, Facing Deportation

Activists Stand for Undocumented Man Allegedly Beaten by Police, Facing Deportation

Pro-immigrant activists are fighting for the release of an undocumented Mexican arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement just as he was about to defend himself in a local court with alleged evidence of abuse by police in California's Orange County. continue reading »

Senator Rubio Warns Obama About Curbing Deportations

Senator Rubio Warns Obama About Curbing Deportations

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Tuesday warned President Barack Obama that use of his executive authority to curb deportations would "close to the door" to immigration reform. continue reading »

NGO Says Chile Could Lose All Its Bees, Or Become Their Last Refuge

NGO Says Chile Could Lose All Its Bees, Or Become Their Last Refuge

All the bees could disappear from Chile over the next 15 years, but the country could also become the last refuge for the industrious and beneficial insects, experts with the NGO Plan Bee told Efe on Tuesday. continue reading »

Manchester United Signs Real Madrid’s Angel Di Maria

Manchester United Signs Real Madrid’s Angel Di Maria

Manchester United confirmed Tuesday night that it has signed Argentine winger Angel Di Maria, a key part of Real Madrid's Champions League-winning side last season, to a five-year deal. continue reading »

The President’s Solid Ground for Executive Action on Immigration

The President’s Solid Ground for Executive Action on Immigration

Comprehensive immigration reform legislation would give a majority of America’s 11 million undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship and work authorization. But with immigration reform stalled in the House, continue reading »

Groups Call on Mexico to Ban Fishing Nets to Protect Endangered Vaquita

Groups Call on Mexico to Ban Fishing Nets to Protect Endangered Vaquita

Environmentalist groups have asked the Mexican government to declare a total and immediate ban on fishing nets in order to avoid the extinction of the vaquita, a rare species of porpoise found only in the northern Gulf of California. continue reading »

Ricky Martin Announces Hope to Add a Baby Girl to His Family

Ricky Martin Announces Hope to Add a Baby Girl to His Family

Ricky Martin, father of 6-year-old twin boys Matteo and Valentino, announced Tuesday that next year he wants to be a father again, but this time of a baby girl. continue reading »

Washington Post Petition Obama on Racial Biases in Policing

Washington Post Petition Obama on Racial Biases in Policing

In a petition to the president that appeared in the Washington Post on Monday, more than 125 writers, artists, educators, lawmakers, and union and political group leaders are asking the Obama administration continue reading »