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Utah Looks at Guest Worker Program, Shifting its Once Harsh Stance Toward Undocumented Workers

Utah Looks at Guest Worker Program, Shifting its Once Harsh Stance Toward Undocumented Workers

Utah was on the path to craft legislation similar to Arizona’s SB 1070 and go beyond Arizona’s controversial law and require state welfare workers to check the immigration status of applicants. Now all you hear in the halls of Utah government is the spirit of cooperation and worker integration. continue reading »

Un Muerto y 114 Heridos en Un Avión Alcanzado Por un Rayo (Video in English)

Un Muerto y 114 Heridos en Un Avión Alcanzado Por un Rayo (Video in English)

Los hechos ocurrieron en Colombia, cerca del aeropuerto de la isla turística de San Andrés, de acuerdo a informes policiales continue reading »

The Tea Party Comes to the Border

The Tea Party Comes to the Border

The remote desert of Hereford, Arizona was abuzz with activity yesterday as the Tea Party held a rally at this portion of the U.S.-Mexico border. The rally billed as the “United Border Coalition Tea Party” brought together some 400 people and speakers most of which were Republican candidates for office. The group was there to give suppor continue reading »

Intimidation of the Media Continues in Mexico

Intimidation of the Media Continues in Mexico

Mexico’s largest television network, Televisa was bombed in Monterey. The bomb went off in front of the building causing some damage to the facility but no one was hurt. Their studios in Matamoros were attached just hours earlier. continue reading »

Major Latin American Airline Merger Announced

Major Latin American Airline Merger Announced

Chile’s LAN Airlines, SA announced the $3.7 billion purchase of Brazil’s TAM, SA making it the 3rdt largest airline carrier in the world. The acquisition which will proceed as a merger and be known as LATAM Airlines Group, gives TAM 43% of the Latin American domestic market r continue reading »

Fog Catchers of Peru - One of Mother Nature’s Wonders

Fog Catchers of Peru - One of Mother Nature’s Wonders

If finding water in the desert is a blessing, then Atiquipa really is blessed! Located in the middle of Peru’s coastal desert, the lomas of Atiquipa bloom every year between July and November. Lomas are isolated, oasis-like pockets of vegetation sprinkled throughout the Peruvian desert. How do plants in lomas find enough water to survive? During the Peruvian winter and spring, a dense fog that comes in from the Pa continue reading »

NCLR Calls for End to State Level Immigration Policy

NCLR Calls for End to State Level Immigration Policy

The recent signing of Arizona SB 1070 and subsequent reactions to the law have brought significant attention to the dangers of state-level immigration enforcement and the urgent need for comprehensive federal immigration reform. continue reading »

Chihuahua Officials Report 23 deaths in 24 hrs in Drug Related Violence

Chihuahua Officials Report 23 deaths in 24 hrs in Drug Related Violence

Chihuahua State Prosecutors report that there have been 23 deaths in 24 hours in drug related violence throughout the state. 13 people were killed this weekend in the border city of Ciudad Juarez, while 10 continue reading »

Mexico Continues to Ban Popular Musical Group Los Tucanes de Tijuana

Mexico Continues to Ban Popular Musical Group Los Tucanes de Tijuana

The popular norteno musical group Los Tucanes de Tijuana continues to be banned from playing to their hometown audience in Tijuana, Mexico for their ‘narcocorrido’ music. The band has been barred from Tijuana for over a year without a welcome mat arriving any time soon. continue reading »

Guatemala’s Former Interior Minister and a One-Time Presidential Candidate Wanted for Murder

Guatemala’s Former Interior Minister and a One-Time Presidential Candidate Wanted for Murder

Some say Alejandro Giammattei, former Presidential candidate of Guatemala and Carlos Vielmann, the country’s former Interior Minister were just doing their job to curb violence in the country – the United Nations and Guatemalan prosecutors see it differently. continue reading »

Repeated Ear Infections Seem to Plague Children Living in Poverty

Repeated Ear Infections Seem to Plague Children Living in Poverty

Possible reasons include culture, access to health care, researcher suggests. continue reading »

Hero’s of Mexico’s Independence 1810-1821 Grow by 2

Hero’s of Mexico’s Independence 1810-1821 Grow by 2

It is believed that the confusion began in 1925 when 12 urns holding remains of the founding fathers (and mother) were sealed and moved to crypts at the Independence monument. Twelve names of the independence activists were inscribed on the monument. continue reading »

¿Su estado de salud le mantiene sin seguro? Ya no debe ser así.

¿Su estado de salud le mantiene sin seguro? Ya no debe ser así.

Millones de estadounidenses, incluidos muchos latinos, han sido descalificados o ya no han podido costear el seguro médico debido a su estado de salud o por alguna enfermedad. continue reading »

Hispanic Transplant Program Expands to Add Livers

Hispanic Transplant Program Expands to Add Livers

The Hispanic Transplant program at Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital is expanding from its initial beginnings of kidney transplants to include liver transplants in order to meet the growing need within the Hispanic Community. continue reading »

Miss Universe Contestants 2010- Latina Style

Miss Universe Contestants 2010- Latina Style

Miss Universe Contestants 2010- Latina Style in their Formal Wear! Come Pick your Fav..... continue reading »