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Lucha Libre USA: Masked Warriors Begins Second Season on October 1st

Lucha Libre USA: Masked Warriors Begins Second Season on October 1st

Over-the-top is an understatement when it comes to Lucha Libre USA: Masked Warriors, the high-spirited Mexican wrestling spectacular that marries exciting aerial maneuvers and extraordinary acrobatics with flamboyant characters and outlandish story lines. continue reading »

Executions at Independence Day Celebration- HS News Narco Blog

Executions at Independence Day Celebration- HS News Narco Blog

Just a few minutes before the ceremony of the Grito de Independencia in the city of Saltillo, Coahuila was set to begin, gunfire broke out. The State Emergency 066 System was activated once the call was received. continue reading »

Pitbull & Enrique Iglesias are at it Again-Listen to “I Like How It Feels” (VIDEO)

Pitbull & Enrique Iglesias are at it Again-Listen to “I Like How It Feels” (VIDEO)

Working with Pitbull, born Armando Christian Pérez — who Iglesias said is easy to work with and extremely talented — came naturally. “It felt real,” he said. “It didn’t feel forced at all.” continue reading »

Painkillers and Pens Used to Placate Peru’s Indians as Gas Giants Move In

Painkillers and Pens Used to Placate Peru’s Indians as Gas Giants Move In

Isolated Indians in southeast Peru are being ‘bribed’ with painkillers and pens, as industry giants seek to open up their land to explore for gas. Survival has learned that even members of INDEPA – the government agency set up to protect Peru’s tribes – have put pressure on communities so research can be carried out in the reserve where they live. continue reading »

Tea Party Dirty Tricks: Tea Party Member Joe Fletcher Circulated Petitions for Open Borders

Tea Party Dirty Tricks: Tea Party Member Joe Fletcher Circulated Petitions for Open Borders

Unbelievable. TEA PARTY candidates who are not for “open borders” have helped Olivia Cortes circulate petitions in Mesa for an “open border” candidate. Does the Tea Party really think we are not paying attention? This is the information age and the petition signatures are public record. continue reading »

Juanes Recognized for His Humanitarian Work for Landmine Victims

Juanes Recognized for His Humanitarian Work for Landmine Victims

The Hershey Company presented the Vision Award to international musician and philanthropist, Juanes, at the 25th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards (HHAs) on September 15, 2011 at The John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. continue reading »

RELAX this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

RELAX this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

RELAX this weekend with a Latin American natural wonder. Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

“They Tuk Our Jerbs!” and Other Videos That Remind us of Lamar Smith and E-Verify (VIDEO)

“They Tuk Our Jerbs!” and Other Videos That Remind us of Lamar Smith and E-Verify (VIDEO)

The House Judiciary Committee began marking up Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX)'s E-Verify bill this week, leading us to run a whole series of blog posts explaining how harmful, unproductive, and ineffective the bill is. continue reading »

Task Force Members Resign Rather Than Support Flawed Secure Comm Program

Task Force Members Resign Rather Than Support Flawed Secure Comm Program

Amid a flutter of resignations, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Advisory Council Task Force today released its report and recommendations on Secure Communities, a fingerprint sharing immigration enforcement program that has eroded public trust in law enforcement. continue reading »

Peruvian Rebels Attack Military Helicopter

Peruvian Rebels Attack Military Helicopter

Peruvian military officials say two troops have been killed in a helicopter attack by Shining Path rebels. They say the soldiers were patrolling the Apurimac and Ene River valley when they came under fire Wednesday. continue reading »

Ortiz vs Mayweather WBC Welterweight World Championship Tonight

Ortiz vs Mayweather WBC Welterweight World Championship Tonight

It’s the biggest against the best and it doesn’t get much better or brighter. Boxing’s biggest star, undefeated Floyd “Money” Mayweather, and its newest star, WBC Welterweight World Champion “Vicious” Victor Ortiz, will align their super powers when they meet in “STAR POWER: Mayweather vs. Ortiz.” continue reading »

2011 National Hispanic Month Theme: Many Backgrounds, Many Stories, One American Spirit

2011 National Hispanic Month Theme: Many Backgrounds, Many Stories, One American Spirit

United States of America has proclaimed National Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 – October 15. In 1968, Public Law 90-468 authorized the president to proclaim National Hispanic Heritage Week each year. The 100th Congress enacted Public Law 100-402, which extended the observance from a week to a month. The annual observance is now a 31-day period beginning on September 15 and ending on October 15. continue reading »

Chicago-Brewed Beers for Bears Season

Chicago-Brewed Beers for Bears Season

Whether you’re in search of a quick post-work brew or a frosty game-day draft, Chicago is home to some of America’s most beloved beers. continue reading »

Halloween Humboldt Park Killer, Narcisco Gatica, Found Guilty

Halloween Humboldt Park Killer, Narcisco Gatica, Found Guilty

Admitted gang member, 21-year-old Narcisco Gatcia was found guilty today of the murder of DePaul student Francisco "Frankie" Valencia on Halloween in Humboldt Park back in 2009. continue reading »

Governor Quinn to Lead Trade Mission to China

Governor Pat Quinn will travel to the People’s Republic of China Friday in an effort to increase economic opportunities between Illinois and China. The Governor will arrive in China Sept. 17 for an eight-day trade mission designed continue reading »