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ACLU Sues Montana Prison for Not Sending Inmate’s Spanish-Language Letters

ACLU Sues Montana Prison for Not Sending Inmate’s Spanish-Language Letters

A Montana prison is being sued for refusing to pass along Spanish-language letters, and thereby violating a prisoner’s rights. The American Civil Liberties Union is claiming continue reading »

Matchmaking Caravans: Single in Spain? Hop in the Love Bus!

Matchmaking Caravans: Single in Spain? Hop in the Love Bus!

The “Women Caravan Association” specializes in taking single women to Spanish towns where single men abound. continue reading »

Hollywood Announces New Pablo Escobar Film

Hollywood Announces New Pablo Escobar Film

Stone Village Pictures has publicly announced their interest in producing a film about the “Latino Godfather” continue reading »

The New Spiderman for Marvel is Afro-Latino!

The New Spiderman for Marvel is Afro-Latino!

Meet Miles Morales, the youth that Marvel Comics has made the new friendly neighborhood Spiderman. continue reading »

Three People Stabbed at Local Walgreens in Gage Park

Early Tuesday morning a knife-wielding man entered a local Walgreen’s in Gage Park on the corner of 55th & Kedzie. Two Walgreen customers were stabbed and one employee – the assailant has been identified as Daniel Lopez continue reading »

Killing of DR TV Host, Makes for 20th Journalist Killed in Latin America in 2011

Killing of DR TV Host, Makes for 20th Journalist Killed in Latin America in 2011

On Tuesday the body of a Dominican Republic TV host, Jose Agustin Silvestre was found in a pond with two gun shots to the head, making him the 20th journalist killed in Latin America thus far in 2011. continue reading »

Meet 8 Year-Old Tomy Angel, Colombian Futboler Juan Pablo Angel’s Son (VIDEO)

Meet 8 Year-Old Tomy Angel, Colombian Futboler Juan Pablo Angel’s Son (VIDEO)

The young son of the LA Galaxy forward is making a cult following on the internet because of his amazing soccer skills. Could he be the next Messi? continue reading »

Racial Profiling Laws Yield Data but Few Changes

Racial Profiling Laws Yield Data but Few Changes

Eight years ago, Illinois began requiring police departments, including the state police force, to keep track of traffic stops to see whether their officers practiced racial profiling—stopping black or Hispanic motorists more often than whites because of their skin color. continue reading »

Sit Back, Relax and Join this Beluga Whale in Enjoying the Delightful Sounds of the Mariachi (VIDEO)

Sit Back, Relax and Join this Beluga Whale in Enjoying the Delightful Sounds of the Mariachi (VIDEO)

See Mariachi Connecticut serenade a beluga whale at Mystic Marinelife Aquarium. The musicians were there to perform for a wedding. Notice the whale never diverts its attention from the performers. continue reading »

EPA Hearing in Chicago For Mercury And Air Toxins Tomorrow

The Environmental Protection Agency will be hosting a hearing in Chicago on Thursday, the last day of the public comment period for the proposed Mercury and Air Toxics Rule. continue reading »

Humboldt Park Trash Pick-Up & Scavenger Hunt

Join C3 Leaders Paul Eggers and Tricia Hyland and enjoy the Chicago summer with a different take on the typical cleanup at Humboldt Park. continue reading »

ICE Investigates Univ. of Northern Virginia for Immigration Fraud and Chancellor has Kinky Secret

ICE Investigates Univ. of Northern Virginia for Immigration Fraud and Chancellor has Kinky Secret

The University of Northern Virginia is currently the subject of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigation, but while that investigation continues, the school’s chancellor is facing some interesting personal questions. continue reading »

New York Catholic School Principal With Ties to White Supremacy Fired

New York Catholic School Principal With Ties to White Supremacy Fired

Juan Varela had had enough. During Sunday Mass at Our Lady of Mount Carmel church, he spoke out against the principal of the Catholic school and called for his removal. continue reading »

Man Gored To Death After Taunting Bull With a Pink Umbrella (VIDEO)

Man Gored To Death After Taunting Bull With a Pink Umbrella (VIDEO)

The 50 year old man was gored to death during celebrations in Rafelbunyol, Valencia, Spain. continue reading »

After Cleaning Up At Ground Zero, Cancer-stricken Edgar Galvis Gets $0 Settlement Check

After Cleaning Up At Ground Zero, Cancer-stricken Edgar Galvis Gets $0 Settlement Check

After September 11, 2001, Edgar Galvis was one of the many people hired to help clean up the rubble, specifically from the Merrill Lynch office. After worki continue reading »