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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 »

How Do Ethnic Media Say “Illegal Immigrant?”

Before publishing a story on immigration, every editor faces a question: What term should be used to describe an immigrant who is in the United States illegally? continue reading »

Bipartisan Resolution Introduced to Honor Hispanic-Serving Educational Institutions

Bipartisan Resolution Introduced to Honor Hispanic-Serving Educational Institutions

U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced a bipartisan resolution designating the week of September 19-24th as National Hispanic Serving Institutions Week to recognize the more than 300 non-profit Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) throughout our nation for their work, achievements, and critical role in educating and empowering Hispanic youth. continue reading »

Routine Border Patrol Check Results in 330 lbs of Cocaine in Tractor Trailer, $4 Million in Value

Routine Border Patrol Check Results in 330 lbs of Cocaine in Tractor Trailer, $4 Million in Value

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Interstate 8 checkpoint near Pine Valley arrested a lawfully admitted permanent resident for smuggling more than 330 pounds of cocaine in a tractor trailer yesterday. continue reading »

STUDY: Half of Hispanic Americans Are at Risk of Breathing Unhealthy Air

STUDY: Half of Hispanic Americans Are at Risk of Breathing Unhealthy Air

A major report to be released tomorrow, Tuesday, September 20, 2011, will show that one out of two Hispanic Americans faces serious health risks due to living in counties that frequently violate air quality standards. continue reading »