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Panama First to Join International Treaties Protecting Stateless Migrants

Panama First to Join International Treaties Protecting Stateless Migrants

The United Nations refugee agency today hailed Panama’s recent decision to accede to two major international treaties on statelessness, a problem which affects up to 12 million people worldwide. continue reading »

Larger in Death Than in Life - Cemetery for Drug Lords in México (VIDEO)

Larger in Death Than in Life - Cemetery for Drug Lords in México (VIDEO)

“Welcome to Jardines De Humaya” in Culiacán, Sinaloa, a cemetery that illustrates the grim contrast between dying a drug lord, and dying anybody else, in Mexico. continue reading »

EPA Announces Fund to Clean Up Contaminated Sites-UNO Slated to Get Funds

Today in Lansing, Michigan, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson announced more than $76 million in new investments across the country that will redevelop c continue reading »

Massachusetts Will Not Join Secure Communities Program

Massachusetts Will Not Join Secure Communities Program

Mass. Governor Deval Patrick has notified the Department of Homeland Security that there will be no agreement between Massachusetts and the Government’s Secure Community Program. continue reading »

Chicago Police Release Preliminary Crime Statistics for May

Consistent Reductions Maintained in Violent Crime, Property Crime and Overall Crime. Today, Chicago Police released preliminary monthly crime statistics continue reading »

Florida Senator Rubio to Get 2nd Job While Senate Not in Session – Will Teach College

Florida Senator Rubio to Get 2nd Job While Senate Not in Session – Will Teach College

The Cuban-American Republican Senator Marco Rubio may soon be known as the hardest-working man around. The junior Senator from Florida has agreed to co-teach a college political science class twice a week while the Senate is not in session. continue reading »

Angry New Mexico Man Puts Up Billboard Saying Ex Had an Abortion

Angry New Mexico Man Puts Up Billboard Saying Ex Had an Abortion

An angry New Mexico man, jilted by his lover, lashed out and paid to have a billboard ad put up in which he states that his ex-girlfriend had an abortion against his wishes. continue reading »

Tests on Cilantro Revealed Over 30 Unapproved Pesticides

Tests on Cilantro Revealed Over 30 Unapproved Pesticides

In federal tests of cilantro, the U.S. Department of Agriculture found 34 unapproved pesticides on the herb, results that surprised even them. Cilantro is a popular ingredient in salsa and guacamole continue reading »

Marc Anthony to Produce Signature Music of “Hawthorne”

Marc Anthony to Produce Signature Music of “Hawthorne”

The Grammy-winning star has been named Executive Music Producer of the TNT medical drama starring Jada Pinkett Smith. continue reading »

Immigrant Advocates Ask For More Officer Training At Border Following Taser Deaths

Immigrant Advocates Ask For More Officer Training At Border Following Taser Deaths

Immigrant advocates have grown increasingly worried over the number of Taser and shooting deaths involving federal border officers at the U.S.-Mexico border. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Mexican Army Locates Cartels “Monster” Armored Vehicle Factory

NARCO BLOG: Mexican Army Locates Cartels “Monster” Armored Vehicle Factory

Yesterday the Mexican Army located a factory where "Monster" Armored vehicles were being made for the drug cartel. Vehicles were specifically being made for the Zeta Cartel. continue reading »

Justice Dept Resolves Citizenship Discrimination Against Large Stadium Concessionary

Justice Dept Resolves Citizenship Discrimination Against Large Stadium Concessionary

The Justice Department announced today that it has reached a settlement agreement with Canvas Corporation, a vending company based in Woodbury, N.Y., that contracts continue reading »

MEET Lily Vásquez, New York Based Colombian Rising Star Thanks to the Internet (VIDEO)

MEET Lily Vásquez, New York Based Colombian Rising Star Thanks to the Internet (VIDEO)

Lily has become the first Hispanic singer to raise the money to make and release her album “Pasión de Mujer” entirely on the internet! continue reading »

Judge Grants J.Lo Injunction to Stop Release of “Sex Tape”

Judge Grants J.Lo Injunction to Stop Release of “Sex Tape”

Just as the bidding war for J.Lo’s intimate honeymoon video with her ex-husband was heating up, TMZ.com is reporting that a judge has granted a restraining order against the woman currently in possession of the 1997 video continue reading »

Tacos y Cervesas Arrive in Paris

Tacos y Cervesas Arrive in Paris

Earlier this year, a restaurant opening brought the city of Paris some hard-to-find items. Tacos. Candelaria, one of the few restaurants in the City of Light serving up tacos and other Mexican favorites, continue reading »