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POLL:  Majority of Americans Still Putting Border Control Ahead of Legalizing Undocumented

POLL:  Majority of Americans Still Putting Border Control Ahead of Legalizing Undocumented

Most voters continue to believe as they have for years that immigration legislation should focus on border control. They also remain supportive of a welcoming immigration policy with a few key restrictions. continue reading »

The W Hotel in Santiago Under Siege by Justin Bieber Fans – WATCH (VIDEO)

The Bieber fever that is spreading throughout Latin America has not seemed to die down. This past Friday the Bieber was suppose to arrive Chile to continue his “My World” tour throughout the region. continue reading »

Humboldt Park Residents Enjoying new 207-acre Allstate Field

Humboldt Park Residents Enjoying new 207-acre Allstate Field

Yesterday, Allstate Insurance Company executives were joined by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, local officials and several dozen soccer-playing kids to dedicate Allstate Field, a new, state-of-the-art soccer field at Humboldt Park. continue reading »

Mexico Moves to Recognize Food as Constitutional Right

Mexico Moves to Recognize Food as Constitutional Right

A United Nations expert today welcomed Mexico’s promulgation of a constitutional reform that recognizes the right to food in the country, and urged authorities to implement measures to give all Mexicans access to this human right. continue reading »

Honduran Bishop to Run for Office Because Politics ‘Screwed the Poor’

Honduran Bishop to Run for Office Because Politics ‘Screwed the Poor’

The "Red Bishop" of Honduras says he will run for president of the Central American nation if he gets permission from Pope Benedict XVI. Bishop Luis Santos Villeda of Santa Rosa de Copan will celebrate his 75th birthday in November and plans to immediately submit his resignation to the Vatican, as required by canon law. continue reading »

Glenn Beck Sneers At Students Who Can’t Afford A College Education (VIDEO)

Glenn Beck Sneers At Students Who Can’t Afford A College Education (VIDEO)

Conservative idol Glenn Beck spent much of his speech at the Values Voters Conference this weekend lambasting young Americans who are part of the 99 Percent Movement, and those who have the continue reading »

Chilean Miners Mark Anniversary of Famous Rescue

Chilean Miners Mark Anniversary of Famous Rescue

A group of the Chilean miners rescued in an operation that transfixed the world a year ago returned to the San Jose mine Thursday for a solemn ceremony. Chile's Former Mining Minister Laurence Golborne was among those who attended the service, together with engineers and several of the rescued workers. During the service, workers laid the first stone of a monument honoring the 33 miners. continue reading »

Colombia Cocaine Lab Destroyed in Raid

Colombia Cocaine Lab Destroyed in Raid

Colombia police say a large illegal drug processing laboratory has been destroyed during a raid that netted six tons of cocaine valued at $180 million. Police say they also seized tons of other material in the raid in a rural section continue reading »

TELEMUNDO To Host Its First-Ever Primary Republican Presidential Debate In December

TELEMUNDO To Host Its First-Ever Primary Republican Presidential Debate In December

Telemundo announced today that it will produce and broadcast its first ever Republican Presidential debate from Las Vegas, Nevada in early December, weeks before the primary season begins in key states with a high concentration of Hispanics. continue reading »

Hispanic Group Reacts to Announcement Naming Arizona as the Host State for Super Bowl 2015

Hispanic Group Reacts to Announcement Naming Arizona as the Host State for Super Bowl 2015

LULAC was dismayed to hear today that the National Football League has chosen the State of Arizona to host the 49th Super Bowl. In light of Arizona’s hate-based legislation, the action taken by the NFL serves as an endorsement of the state’s abhorrent actions against the Latino and migrant communities. continue reading »

Founder of Ladies in White Dies in Cuba- Laura Pollan RIP

Founder of Ladies in White Dies in Cuba- Laura Pollan RIP

Laura Pollan, who helped found the dissident group Ladies in White in Cuba after her husband was jailed in a 2003 crackdown on government opponents, has died in a Havana hospital on Friday at the age of 63, her family and fellow dissidents said. continue reading »

Az State Senator R Pearce claims Mormon Blessing on his Hardline Immigration Stance- NOT So says LDS

Az State Senator R Pearce claims Mormon Blessing on his Hardline Immigration Stance- NOT So says LDS

Sen. Russell Pearce claims the Mormon Church backs his hardline stance on illegal immigration. Brahm Resnik gets the church response in this Video.Pearce and Mitt Romney give the compassionate side of Mormonism a bad name! continue reading »

Crime data and Spillover Violence Along the Southwest Border

Crime data and Spillover Violence Along the Southwest Border

As organized crime-related violence has increased in northern Mexico, so has the heated rhetoric regarding the U.S. side of the border. The title of National Geographic’s program, Border Wars, exemplifies the sentiment, echoed by several politicians, that the border region is lawless and dangerous. For residents of the U.S. border region, thankfully, the reality is anything but that. continue reading »

New Latino Family Show in the Works By Kenny Ortega- Dance Style!

New Latino Family Show in the Works By Kenny Ortega- Dance Style!

NBC is developing a Latino family drama with dance elements executive produced by top choreographer/director Kenny Ortega and The Event executive producer Steve Stark. Ortega is also set to direct the continue reading »

Hurricane Jova leaves 100,000 in Mexico and South America Facing Flooding

Hurricane Jova leaves 100,000 in Mexico and South America Facing Flooding

Some 100,000 people in Mexico and Central America are facing flooding as Hurricane Jova and a tropical depression unleash torrential rains over the region, the United Nations reported today as it activated emergency and assessment teams in Nicaragua and El Salvador. continue reading »