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Major Mexican Drug Smuggling Operation Working Out of Indian Reservation Dismantled

Major Mexican Drug Smuggling Operation Working Out of Indian Reservation Dismantled

The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), Arizona’s Attorney General Tom Horne, and Tohono O’Odham Nation Police Chief Joseph Delgado today announced the arrests of 27 of 46 suspected continue reading »

Little Village Man Charged in Brutal Killing of Four Men in Southwest Side of Chicago

Chicago Police charged a man in a quadruple murder that occurred on the South Side in 2010. Raul Segura-Rodriguez, 36, of the 3000 block of South Keeler, was charged with 4 counts of First Degree Murder. continue reading »

Immigration Reform: “Pay to Stay” Program Better than Deportation

Immigration Reform: “Pay to Stay” Program Better than Deportation

A Missouri immigration lawyer is proposing that illegal immigrants who haven’t committed serious crimes should be able to a fee to live and work in the United States. continue reading »

Border Arrests down 58% for Undocumented in Past 5 Years

Border Arrests down 58% for Undocumented in Past 5 Years

US Customs and Border Protection recently released data showing the number of those arrested trying to cross the US-Mexico border is down sharply. There were 447,731 continue reading »

The Catholic Church Renders Opinion on Chile’s Controversial Environmental Policies

The Catholic Church Renders Opinion on Chile’s Controversial Environmental Policies

Chilean Bishops have intervened to promote dialogue and at the same time to remember that with regard to energy projects, "a decision based solely on economic interests is ethically unacceptable." continue reading »

Employment Gap Widens for Minority & Women Film and Television Writers

Employment Gap Widens for Minority & Women Film and Television Writers

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) has released the Executive Summary of the 2011 Hollywood Writers Report: Recession and Regression. The study examines writers’ employment and earnings by ethnicity, gender, and age from 2008 through 2009 continue reading »

O’Hare Police and Customs and Border Protection Arrest Convicted Sex Offender at Airport

Recently, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at O’Hare International Airport arrested a convicted sex offender returning to this country from overseas. On May 17, Timothy Allen Bevell, a 40-year-old U.S. citizen, was apprehended by CBP officers after he arrived in Chicago on a flight from China. continue reading »

Telemundo to Take ‘Maid in Manhattan’ to the Small Screen With ‘Una Maid en Manhattan” Telenovela

Telemundo to Take ‘Maid in Manhattan’ to the Small Screen With ‘Una Maid en Manhattan” Telenovela

Based on the 2002 movie Maid in Manhattan (Jennifer Lopez, Ralph Fiennes), Telemundo is preparing a telenovela Una Maid en Manhattan for the 2011/2012 season. continue reading »

Bolivian Pastor Who Spoke of ‘The Rapture’ in 2009 & Hijacked Plane Because of It, Is Sentenced

Bolivian Pastor Who Spoke of ‘The Rapture’ in 2009 & Hijacked Plane Because of It, Is Sentenced

In 2009 Rev. Josmar Flores desperately wanted to speak directly with Mexican President Felipe Calderon to warn him and the people of Mexico that a catastrophic earthquake would occur in 2012. continue reading »

WATCH Señor DARTH VADER’s Gloria-Estefan-Reggaeton-Imperial-March-Salsa Dancing Extravaganza (VIDEO

WATCH Señor DARTH VADER’s Gloria-Estefan-Reggaeton-Imperial-March-Salsa Dancing Extravaganza (VIDEO

The empire strikes back! Watch trombone wielding Darth Vader take up the stage for a spicy performance! continue reading »

Hispanic Workers Sue For Not Being Allowed to Speak Spanish At Work

Hispanic Workers Sue For Not Being Allowed to Speak Spanish At Work

Hispanic workers in Rochester, New York are suing the city, claiming harassment and discrimination, after they say they were told they could no longer speak Spanish while at work. continue reading »

MIKE TYSON and Wife Dazzle While Salsa Dancing in Argentina TV

MIKE TYSON and Wife Dazzle While Salsa Dancing in Argentina TV

The couple danced to a Chayanne tune in the popular TV Show Bailando Por un Sueño. continue reading »

Jose No Longer On List of Top 50 Baby Names

Jose No Longer On List of Top 50 Baby Names

Since 1996, Jose had been the top Hispanic name for baby boys, but now, it has fallen from the Top 50 list. Even in Texas, where it had been the top name overall since ’96, it has fallen to #2. It was nudged out of the top spot by Jacob last year. continue reading »

WOW: Interactive U.S. Map Showing Population Growth for People of Color from 1990 through 2040

PolicyLink, a national research and action institute advancing economic and social equity, has released “The Map of America’s Tomorrow,” an amazing new interactive map using time lapse to illustrate the growth of people of color in America from 1990 through 2040. continue reading »

South Carolina: ‘El Cheapo’ Squares Off With ‘Obama’ Gas Station

South Carolina: ‘El Cheapo’ Squares Off With ‘Obama’ Gas Station

A gas station in Columbia, South Carolina has a new look and a new name. Located just across the street from the El Cheapo gas station sits the newly redecorated Obama gas station. continue reading »