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Mexican Anti-Discrimination Groups Say Snickers Ad is Sexist, File Suit (VIDEO)

Mexican Anti-Discrimination Groups Say Snickers Ad is Sexist, File Suit (VIDEO)

A Spanish version of the “You are not yourself when you are hungry” ad campaign for snickers featuring singer and actress Anahi, has sparked some controversy and been labeled sexist by Mexico's National Council to Prevent Discrimination. continue reading »

Video Games Lacking Hispanic and African American Characters

Video Games Lacking Hispanic and African American Characters

Though recent studies have shown that blacks and Hispanics make up the majority of gamers in the U.S., both in players and game purchasers, the majority of game characters are white males. continue reading »

Two Locations in Spain Added to UN List of Globally Significant Sites

Two Locations in Spain Added to UN List of Globally Significant Sites

Nine geological sites of exceptional scientific and educational importance, rarity or beauty have been added to the Global Network of National Geoparks that include two locations in Spain. continue reading »

Jason Castillo vs. Netflix: The Battle For the Twitter Name “Qwikster”

Jason Castillo vs. Netflix: The Battle For the Twitter Name “Qwikster”

Recently, the stream/DVD company Netflix split up its services, making DVD rentals and online movie streaming now run under two different brands. DVD renters will h continue reading »

Study Shows Drinking Beer After Exercise Hydrates as Much as Water

Study Shows Drinking Beer After Exercise Hydrates as Much as Water

Beer hydrates the body after exercise as much as water does, according to a study presented at Brussels’ “VI Symposium on Beer and Health” continue reading »

Check Out Jlo’s new Video “Papi” (VIDEO)

Check Out Jlo’s new Video “Papi” (VIDEO)

Last week we brought you 30 seconds of Jlo's new video, featured in a Fiat ad. Here's the full song, watch Jlo become irresistible after eating a "love cookie," in "Papi" continue reading »

Giselle Esteban Charged with Murder of Missing Nurse, Remains Confirmed

Giselle Esteban Charged with Murder of Missing Nurse, Remains Confirmed

Giselle Esteban has been charged in the killing of nursing student Michelle Le who disappeared from the San Francisco Bay area on May 27th. continue reading »

“¡Viva Los Redskins!” Washington’s NFL Team Debuts Spanish Version of Fight Song

“¡Viva Los Redskins!” Washington’s NFL Team Debuts Spanish Version of Fight Song

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Washington Redskins revealed a Spanish language version of their fight song, “Viva Los Redskins,” which was written by two fans. continue reading »

Colombia Releases First Feature-Length Animated 3D Film (VIDEO)

Colombia Releases First Feature-Length Animated 3D Film (VIDEO)

The Film “Pequeñas Voces” by director Fernando Carrillo tells the stories, fears, and dreams of displaced children aged 8-13 years old and it is also Colombia's first feature-length animated 3D film. continue reading »

Latinos Lag in Cancer Screening

Latinos Lag in Cancer Screening

A recent study found that Latinos were less likely to get screened for colon cancer than whites. The California study also found that knowledge of their family history widened the Latino-white gap in colorectal cancer screening among adults. continue reading »

JR Martínez, Steals the Show in Dancing With the Stars Premiere (VIDEO)

JR Martínez, Steals the Show in Dancing With the Stars Premiere (VIDEO)

Check out the smooth moves that got J.R. Martínez and dance partner Karina Smirnoff to a 22 point lead in “Dancing With The Stars.” continue reading »

All Gold Mined in Venezuela Must Now be Sold to Chavez’ Government

All Gold Mined in Venezuela Must Now be Sold to Chavez’ Government

Effective this week in Venezuela all gold mined in the country must be sold to the government. The decree was authored by President Hugo Chavez and his administration in an effort to control gold mining production in the country. continue reading »

This Is Not The Way To Drink Tequila! (GROSS VIDEO)

This Is Not The Way To Drink Tequila! (GROSS VIDEO)

This guy wastes a perfectly good bottle of Patrón Tequila trying to ‘chug’ it; DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME. continue reading »

Country’s First 24-Hour Deportation Hotline Launches in Chicago

Country’s First 24-Hour Deportation Hotline Launches in Chicago

The country's first 24-hour Deportation Family Support Hotline launched yesterday to help Illinois families and children left behind in deportations. The HELP-MY-F(amily) hotline will serve callers from Illinois in English, Spanish, Korean, and Portuguese. continue reading »

HBO Premieres “The Latino List” In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (VIDEO)

HBO Premieres “The Latino List” In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (VIDEO)

“The Latino List” a documentary that spotlights Latino including Pitbull, Eva Longoria and the Estefans (Gloria & Emilio) will premiere tonight in Miami. The documentary is an HBO and AT& T production. continue reading »