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Fernando Meirelles  Reunites with “City Of God” Writer Montovani for Aristotle Onassis Biopic

Fernando Meirelles Reunites with “City Of God” Writer Montovani for Aristotle Onassis Biopic

Brazilian Fernando Meirelles is teaming once again with screenwriter Bráulio Montovani, also from Brazil, for a film based on Peter Evans’s book “Nemesis: The True Story of Aristotle Onassis, Jackie O, and the Love Triangle That Brought Down the Kennedys” continue reading »

Brutal Mexican Drug Gangs Here in U.S. Experts Say

Brutal Mexican Drug Gangs Here in U.S. Experts Say

According to various experts on border security and gang violence Mexico’s violent drug gangs have expanded their operations across the border and into states like New York and California. continue reading »

President Calderon Sends Initiatives to Congress to Battle Impunity

President Calderon Sends Initiatives to Congress to Battle Impunity

The President's Office reports that the President of the United Mexican States, Felipe Calderón Hinojosa, sent to Congress two initiatives in the framework of the National Security Strategy, continue reading »

Ex-Marine Paul Gonzalez Beats Wife in Divorce Court in Judge’s Chamber

Ex-Marine Paul Gonzalez Beats Wife in Divorce Court in Judge’s Chamber

The attack was described as “unexpected” and “surreal” even for the contentious environment of family court – left soon to be divorced Catherine Ann Scott-Gonzalez in the hospital with facial fractures and multiple bruises. continue reading »

Local Community Leader Offers Student Scholarship in Honor of His Parents

Mr. Paul Roldan, President of Hispanic Housing Development Corporation has created a student scholarship fund in honor of his parents. The Teresa and Hipolito Roldan Community Development Scholarship Fund is dedicated to providing young Latinos with an opportunity to pursue community development as a career. continue reading »

Border Patrol Agents Rescue 28 Illegal Aliens

Border Patrol Agents Rescue 28 Illegal Aliens

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley sector saved the lives of 28 illegal aliens in several separate incidents over the past five days. continue reading »

Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia Basilica Victim of Arson

Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia Basilica Victim of Arson

Spanish authorities are reporting that one of the country’s most favored tourist attractions, the Sagrada Familia basilica was the victim of arson. This attack comes one week after the tabernacle and statute of Virgin Mary were destroyed by vandals in another part of the country. continue reading »

MALDEF 2011 Chicago Awards Gala to Honor Leaders

Award Recipients Include U.S. District Court Judge Ruben Castillo, Chicago United President Gloria Castillo, and Latino Progresando Executive Director Luis Guitierrez continue reading »

61% of Americans Oppose Granting Automatic Citizenship to Children of Illegal Immigrants

61% of Americans Oppose Granting Automatic Citizenship to Children of Illegal Immigrants

Several Republican senators are seeking to amend the law that grants full U.S. citizenship to children born to illegal immigrants in this country, and voters strongly support such an effort. continue reading »

CAUGHT ON CAMERA Chilean Soccer Player Jorge Valdivia Takes A Whiz Mid-Game! (VIDEO)

CAUGHT ON CAMERA Chilean Soccer Player Jorge Valdivia Takes A Whiz Mid-Game! (VIDEO)

As the game was stopped for a few seconds, The Palmeiras de Brasil player decided to go do number one on the sidelines. continue reading »

Castro Steps Down from his 50-Year Reign as Leader of Cuban Communist Party

Castro Steps Down from his 50-Year Reign as Leader of Cuban Communist Party

True to his word, President Raul Castro at the Community Party conference in Cuba, promised sweeping changes and a ‘rejuvenation’ of the Communist party – and it happened. continue reading »

Demi Lovato Says No More “Sonny With A Chance” for Me (VIDEO)

Demi Lovato Says No More “Sonny With A Chance” for Me (VIDEO)

The young star has confirmed she’ll leave the show to focus on her health, recovery and her career as a singer. continue reading »

U.S. and Panama Finalize Tax Information Exchange Agreement

U.S. and Panama Finalize Tax Information Exchange Agreement

As part of the President's broader trade agenda, the Obama Administration has worked closely with the government of Panama to resolve outstanding issues related to the U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement. continue reading »

Tijuana Police Officers Released For Lack of Evidence

Tijuana Police Officers Released For Lack of Evidence

On July 29th, 62 active and former Tijuana police officers and Baja California agents were targeted for allegedly having ties to organized crime. Now, 8 months later, the case against most of them has fallen apart due to lack of evidence. continue reading »

Mexico Govt. Makes History as Felipe Calderon’s Entire Cabinet Twitters

Mexico Govt. Makes History as Felipe Calderon’s Entire Cabinet Twitters

History is being made in México as Twitter offers a direct line of communication between the public, and those in Public Office. continue reading »