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Coheed And Cambria’s Bassist ARRESTED for Armed Robbery

Coheed And Cambria’s Bassist ARRESTED for Armed Robbery

The bass player for the band led by Claudio Sánchez robbed a Walgreens drug store right before a concert in Massachusetts. continue reading »

Highly Acculturated Latinas May Be at Higher Risk for Cervical Cancer

Highly Acculturated Latinas May Be at Higher Risk for Cervical Cancer

Latina women in the United States have higher rates of cervical cancer than white women. A recent study shows that Latinas who have acculturated (i.e., they think in, speak, and read English at home or with friends) may be at higher risk for contracting human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer than less-acculturated Latinas. continue reading »

Mexico Wins Under-17 World Soccer Cup! (VIDEO)

Mexico Wins Under-17 World Soccer Cup! (VIDEO)

The junior world cup hosts beat Uruguay 2-0, at the same stadium where the National Team won the Gold Cup last week! continue reading »

National Hispanic GOP Group Calls on Herman Cain to Leave Presidential Race

National Hispanic GOP Group Calls on Herman Cain to Leave Presidential Race

Somos Republicans is a national watchdog group and the largest Hispanic Republican grassroots organization that is pro-immigration reform. This organization’s Republican members are calling on Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain to withdraw from the presidential race. The call for withdrawal are a result of his approach to immigration and off-the-cuff comments on a border fence that consist of a “moat and alligators”. continue reading »

JOIN IN NOW:  White House Hispanic Policy Conference LIVE - July 11 and July 12th

JOIN IN NOW:  White House Hispanic Policy Conference LIVE - July 11 and July 12th

On Monday July 11th and Tuesday July 12th, the White House will host a Hispanic Policy Conference, bringing community leaders from across the country together with a broad range of White House and Cabinet officials for an in-depth series of interactive workshops and substantive conversations on the Administration’s efforts as they relate to the Hispanic community. continue reading »

Troubled U.S.-Mexico Border Becoming Newest Tourist Destination for Arizona Tourists

Troubled U.S.-Mexico Border Becoming Newest Tourist Destination for Arizona Tourists

If you haven’t made summer travel plans or are looking for a travel bargain how about Gray Lines $89 “Border Crisis: Fact or Fiction” that takes up close and personal to the troubled U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona. continue reading »

Chicago Preliminary Crime Statistics for June, 2011

Chicago Police released preliminary crime statistics for the month of June and the numbers demonstrate that for the 30th consecutive month crime has dropped in violent and property index offenses and in overall crime in the city. Overall crime was down 4.2 percent compared to crime numbers through June of 2010. continue reading »

Mexican Man Convicted of Using US Citizen ID & Passport to Smuggle Meth

Mexican Man Convicted of Using US Citizen ID & Passport to Smuggle Meth

A Mexican man was convicted on Wednesday of smuggling methamphetamine, and misusing a U.S. citizen passport during his smuggling attempt. The conviction was announced by U.S. Attorney José Angel Moreno, Southern District of Texas. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Loco Runs Over His Girlfriend With Wife’s Car, Crashes Hours Later

LATINO BLOTTER: Loco Runs Over His Girlfriend With Wife’s Car, Crashes Hours Later

A woman is in stable condition after she was allegedly run over by her boyfriend and left bleeding in the road.The man, Ricaury Pena, 28, was driving his wife’s SUV – a 2006 Honda Pilot continue reading »

L.A. ‘Carmageddon’ 405 Freeway Closing Features Erik Estrada (VIDEO)

L.A. ‘Carmageddon’ 405 Freeway Closing Features Erik Estrada (VIDEO)

Worry not my CHiPs - Ponch Poncherello loving fans: Erik Estrada is alive and well. He is even somewhat reprising his beloved character from the TV show that made him a household name (ok maybe not a household name) some 25 years ago. continue reading »

STUDY:  For Many U.S. Latinos Biculturalism is Key to Self-Identity

STUDY:  For Many U.S. Latinos Biculturalism is Key to Self-Identity

Many U.S. Hispanics feel culturally connected to both, their U.S. and Latino identities, according to Horowitz Associates’ annual FOCUS: Latino report. The study of U.S. Hispanics’ attitudes towards and viewing of TV, broadband, and alternative platform content and services finds that, when asked to rate on a scale of 1-5 whether they identified themselves as “completely Latino” or “completely American, continue reading »

Mexico Plans $2.5 billion Investment in New Wind Farms

Mexico Plans $2.5 billion Investment in New Wind Farms

The Mexican government recently announced plans for a $2.5 billion investment in new wind farms as part of its plan to expand renewable energy throughout the country. continue reading »

First Ever National Spanish Spelling Bee has a Winner:  Evelyn Juarez With Word ‘Bizantinismo’

First Ever National Spanish Spelling Bee has a Winner:  Evelyn Juarez With Word ‘Bizantinismo’

The first ever National Spanish Spelling bee crowned a winner over the weekend: 7th grader Evelyn Juarez and ‘bizantinismo’ was the winning word. The 7th grader from New Mexico beat out 10 other finalist with this Spanish word. She beat out the runner up when she successfully spelled the word describing a Paraguayan territory: ‘kanindeyuense’. continue reading »

The Ultimate Fan:  Christian Lopez Returns Jeter’s 3,000th Base Hit Ball

The Ultimate Fan:  Christian Lopez Returns Jeter’s 3,000th Base Hit Ball

We know, we know you probably would of sold it or the very least ask for life-time season tickets to the Yankees if you would of caught Derek Jeter’s 3,000th base hit ball. Yes the very hit that makes him the only Yankee player to reach that milestone. continue reading »

STUNNER:  U.S. Women Defeat Favored Brazil in World Cup Soccer Penalty Shootout

STUNNER:  U.S. Women Defeat Favored Brazil in World Cup Soccer Penalty Shootout

What a stunner and nail bitter for women soccer fans when the U.S. defeated Brazil 5-3 in FIFA’s Women’s Soccer World Cup play today. continue reading »