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Alessandra Ambrosio and Ashton Kutcher Faces of Colcci

Alessandra Ambrosio and Ashton Kutcher Faces of Colcci

Check out the model and the actor cozy together in a steamy photo session for Brazilian Fashion Company Colcci. continue reading »

Mexico’s Federal Electoral Institute Making it Easier For MX Nationals Abroad to Vote

Mexico’s Federal Electoral Institute Making it Easier For MX Nationals Abroad to Vote

It will soon be easier for Mexican nationals abroad to register to vote in the 2012 presidential elections for Mexico. Starting October 1, Mexicans living continue reading »

Alan García Steps Down, Skips Humala’s Inauguration (VIDEO)

Alan García Steps Down, Skips Humala’s Inauguration (VIDEO)

Choosing to go against tradition, Past President Alan García didn’t appear before congress, nor was he present at the future president’s inauguration. continue reading »

Airlines Looking to Increase Traffic to Mexico as Business Traveler Demand Rises

Airlines Looking to Increase Traffic to Mexico as Business Traveler Demand Rises

As the demand from international travelers to visit Mexico for business increases, international airlines are attempting to increase the number of flights to the country. And Mexico is beginning to look like the new aviation hub of North America. continue reading »

Minorities, Those in Need of Cleaner Air May Benefit the Least from Electric Cars

Minorities, Those in Need of Cleaner Air May Benefit the Least from Electric Cars

A new report to be released Wednesday by The Greenlining Institute, the first ever to examine the impact of electric vehicles on communities of color, continue reading »

Chávez Looking Forward to Looking Like Yul Brynner

Chávez Looking Forward to Looking Like Yul Brynner

Come visit our Amigo ó Enemigo section as we analyze and dissect what is said by and about Hispanics. continue reading »

Enrique Iglesias Admits Onstage to Having a TINY PENIS (VIDEO)

Enrique Iglesias Admits Onstage to Having a TINY PENIS (VIDEO)

Iglesias told Aussie fans he has the “smallest penis in the world,” after discussing losing his virginity. What was he thinking or maybe he was thinking with his small penis?? continue reading »

Is There a Future for Cartels If Your Pooch Is Already Getting a “High” Life from Medical Marijuana?

Is There a Future for Cartels If Your Pooch Is Already Getting a “High” Life from Medical Marijuana?

As the debate rages on about legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes your neighbor’s pooch might already be enjoying the benefits. continue reading »

Mixed-race Woman Marrying White Supremacist/Murder Suspect

Mixed-race Woman Marrying White Supremacist/Murder Suspect

Erica Herrera, of Sacramento, California, is just days away from her wedding, but many are curious about her choice in a groom. The half Hawaiian and half Hispanic bride-to-be is set marry Curtis Allgier's at the Utah State Prison in Draper. continue reading »

Zapatero Calls for Early Spanish Elections (VIDEO)

Zapatero Calls for Early Spanish Elections (VIDEO)

Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero announced that elections will be Nov. 20 “so a different government offers assurance” continue reading »

Rare Mexican Pre-Columbian Artifact Intercepted by Customs Officials in Chicago

Rare Mexican Pre-Columbian Artifact Intercepted by Customs Officials in Chicago

Rare and tiny, a miniature Pre-Columbian artifact was intercepted by Chicago U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers during a routine outbound operation at O’Hare Airport. Measuring only four inches tall and thought to originate from a multi-piece burial scene in an elaborate underground mountainous tomb, this clay figurine of a Nayarit woman embodies the history of an ancient Western Mexico people, dating back to the early first millennium AD. continue reading »

Mexico’s National Institute for Education of Adults Wins UNESCO Award

Mexico’s National Institute for Education of Adults Wins UNESCO Award

The "Bilingual Literacy for Life" program of the Institute for the Education of Adults in Mexico has won one of the two awards of the UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize. The program was recognized for its impact in reducing illiteracy among indigenous peoples, especially women; for improving indigenous people’s ability to exercise their rights and for providing a strong example to other multicultural and multilingual communities and countries in attaining social cohesion. continue reading »

Brazil Refurbishes Hydroelectric Power Plants

Brazil Refurbishes Hydroelectric Power Plants

In one of the largest energy-efficiency investments ever undertaken in Brazil, a public utility will use a $128 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to partly finance the rehabilitation and modernization of two large hydroelectric complexes in order to increase power production, lower maintenance costs and double the service life of the facilities. continue reading »

16 Mexican State Governments Launch Initiative to Capitalize on Remittances

For the first time in its history Mexico with 16 state governments is launching an initiative that has the potential to be a game changer for Mexicans on both sides of the border. continue reading »

39th Annual Fiesta del Sol Festival

Fiesta del Sol is an annual fundraising event organized by Pilsen Neighbors Community Council (PNCC), a non-profit organization located in the heart of Pilsen in Chicago, IL. continue reading »