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Attorney General Sues Prepaid Calling Companies Targeting Latino Community

Attorney General Sues Prepaid Calling Companies Targeting Latino Community

Attorney General Lisa Madigan today filed two lawsuits against Chicago- and California-based companies for marketing prepaid calling cards to consumers continue reading »

Immigration Reform Pledge Created for Political Candidates from Both Parties to Sign

Immigration Reform Pledge Created for Political Candidates from Both Parties to Sign

A Immigration Reform Pledge has been written by Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, President of The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, and Robert Gittleson, Co-Founder of Conservatives for Comprehensive Immigration Reform. continue reading »

Ecuador Secures Loans to Improve Access to Electricity in Rural Areas

Ecuador Secures Loans to Improve Access to Electricity in Rural Areas

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $40 million loan with which Ecuador will increase and improve access to electricity in rural and marginal urban communities. continue reading »

Calls Grow for White House Director Cecilia Muñoz to Resign for her Immigration Stance

Calls Grow for White House Director Cecilia Muñoz to Resign for her Immigration Stance

A Latino radio host and blogger is calling for Cecilia Muñoz to resign from the White House for her defense of the administration’s deportation policies continue reading »

New Charter School Brings Color to the City’s Usual Gray

Across Chicago, charter schools are being developed and revamped, the latest being the Instituto Health Sciences Academy High School along the border of the city's Pilsen and Little Village neighborhoods. continue reading »

Human Trafficking on Rise in Bolivia, 37 Children Disappear in Just 3 Months

Human Trafficking on Rise in Bolivia, 37 Children Disappear in Just 3 Months

In just three months, 75 children have been reported missing in Sucre, and only 38 of them have been found, this leads us to think that the others are likely to be victims of human trafficking. continue reading »

Anonymous Says It Has 25,000 Narco Emails that Will Unveil Zeta Collaborators (VIDEO)

Anonymous Says It Has 25,000 Narco Emails that Will Unveil Zeta Collaborators (VIDEO)

Barret Brown said the hacktivist group has examined 25,000 stolen Mexican Government documents to compile a list of at least 75 zeta collaborators. continue reading »

Mexico’s Drug War has Many Looking to Wizards, Witches and Warlocks for Protection

For many in Mexico, protection from the drug cartels can no longer be expected from local law enforcement or federal soldiers, so they have looked to other avenues for protection, sorcery. continue reading »

The Cruel Story of The Mexican Monkey Woman, Still in Limbo

The Cruel Story of The Mexican Monkey Woman, Still in Limbo

Through her life, and many years after her death, Julia Pastrana was exhibited around the world as a freak show. Today, a Mexican artist struggles to repatriate her remains. continue reading »

CNN Revamps Mornings With Latinas Soledad O’Brien and Zoraida Sambolin

CNN Revamps Mornings With Latinas Soledad O’Brien and Zoraida Sambolin

CNN is looking to change things up a bit and is doing so by revamping its morning programming. The news network will be moving Soledad O’Brien to take over the 7-9 a.m. show, while bringing in fellow Latina, Zoraida Sambolin, and Ashleigh Banfield. continue reading »

J.R. Martínez Named Grand Marshal of 123rd Tournament of Roses Parade

J.R. Martínez Named Grand Marshal of 123rd Tournament of Roses Parade

Dancing With the Stars favorite and war hero, J.R. Martínez has been chosen to be the next Grand Marshal of the ‘Tournament of the Roses’ Parade! continue reading »

Help Chihuahuas and Friend Survive Hundreds of Bee Stings

Help Chihuahuas and Friend Survive Hundreds of Bee Stings

A dog owner is asking for help paying veterinarian bills after her dogs were stung multiple times by a swarm of bees. Carissa Musaraca of Chula Vista, is worried she will not be able to pay f continue reading »

New Spanish-Language Initiative from National Center for Learning Disabilities

New Spanish-Language Initiative from National Center for Learning Disabilities

Today one in five school children is Hispanic, and it is estimated that Hispanics will account for 95% of the teen population growth in the U.S. in the next decade. continue reading »

Firefighters Called to Remove 5 Migrants Stuck in Sewage Tunnel at U.S.-Mexico Border

Firefighters Called to Remove 5 Migrants Stuck in Sewage Tunnel at U.S.-Mexico Border

Wednesday, firefighters had to remove a group of people from a sewage tunnel near the U.S.-Mexico border. San Diego and Chula Vista firefighters, with help from U.S. Border Patrol agents, continue reading »

“Lumia” The Name of the New Nokia Phone, Means “Prostitute” in Spanish

“Lumia” The Name of the New Nokia Phone, Means “Prostitute” in Spanish

Nokia’s first Windows Smart Phone will be called “Lumia,” which is an old Spanish word for “Prostitute.” Finnish phone manufacturer Nokia pr continue reading »