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Theatrical Production of 24 Hours Sees America Ferrara Sing and Dance on Stage

Theatrical Production of 24 Hours Sees America Ferrara Sing and Dance on Stage

Honduran-American actress America Ferrera, was a part of the “24 Hour Musicals” show held this week at the Gramercy Theatre in New York City. continue reading »

“Danbury 11” Day Laborers Reach $650,000 Settlement After Claiming They Were Arrested Unlawfully

“Danbury 11” Day Laborers Reach $650,000 Settlement After Claiming They Were Arrested Unlawfully

A group of day laborers have reached a $650,000 total settlement with Danbury, Connecticut officials, after they filed a lawsuit claiming they had been arrested under unlawful practices. continue reading »

Watch the Trailer for the Highly Anticipated film “Somos lo que Hay”

Watch the Trailer for the Highly Anticipated film “Somos lo que Hay”

"Somos Lo que Hay" or "We Are What We Are" premiers tonight at the 18th annual San Diego Latino Film Festival. continue reading »

Secretary of UN to Visit Guatemala: Peace Building and Impunity on the Agenda

Secretary of UN to Visit Guatemala: Peace Building and Impunity on the Agenda

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will travel to Guatemala next week for a three-day visit that will focus on peace building issues and the Central American country’s efforts to combat impunity. continue reading »

Watch George Lopez as Grouchy Smurf in the Trailer for the New Smurfs 3D Film (VIDEO)

Watch George Lopez as Grouchy Smurf in the Trailer for the New Smurfs 3D Film (VIDEO)

Great smurfnews! the new smurftrailer for the upcoming Smurfs movie is out, featuring a smurftastically cast George López as Pitufo Gruñon (Grouchy Smurf) continue reading »

40 Pounds of Marijuana Smuggled Through Border Sewer System Clogs Up Locals Bathrooms in AZ

40 Pounds of Marijuana Smuggled Through Border Sewer System Clogs Up Locals Bathrooms in AZ

Yes, we know that most cities are cutting back on their municipal services so when something was clogging up the local sewer lines in Nogales, Arizona many could assume city workers were to fault – not so. continue reading »

UPDATE: Texas Bill That Would Deny MX Consul Officials Entry to State Schools is Heard in Court

UPDATE: Texas Bill That Would Deny MX Consul Officials Entry to State Schools is Heard in Court

Wednesday, a bill to keep officials from the Mexican Consulate off Texas campuses for the purpose of helping students with their matricula consular applications was heard by a House panel. continue reading »

Goya Foods to Donate 1 Million Pounds of Food to Local Food Pantries Nationwide

Goya Foods to Donate 1 Million Pounds of Food to Local Food Pantries Nationwide

On March 16th, Goya Foods, the leading Hispanic-owned company in the United States, in conjunction with United Way, will donate one million pounds continue reading »

Studies Look at Blacks’ and Latinos’ Declining Attendance at Arts Events

Studies Look at Blacks’ and Latinos’ Declining Attendance at Arts Events

A new study out of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has revealed that black and Latino people have been deprived of an education in the arts since 1982, and as a result, the number of young adult Latino and black students who take advantage of art functions has dwindled. continue reading »

National Society of Hispanic MBA’s Theme for Year: “Accelerating Hispanic Business Talent”

National Society of Hispanic MBA’s Theme for Year: “Accelerating Hispanic Business Talent”

Though several months away until the next National Society of Hispanic MBA’s (NSHMBA) Conference & Career Expo, preparation for the 2011 Conference & Career Expo continue reading »

Jennifer Aniston Launches Perfume in Mexico, Selling Her Home, Goes Viral and All in a Week! (VIDEO)

Jennifer Aniston Launches Perfume in Mexico, Selling Her Home, Goes Viral and All in a Week! (VIDEO)

Jennifer Aniston launched her brand new perfume Thursday, at the St. Regis hotel in Mexico City. continue reading »

73 Dominicans Deported from Greece Arrive Home from via Charter at a $630,000 Cost

73 Dominicans Deported from Greece Arrive Home from via Charter at a $630,000 Cost

The Ministry of Foreign Relations of the Dominican Republic (DR) says that 73 Dominicans who were deported from Greece arrived yesterday. continue reading »

USDA Offers Hispanic Female Workers an Over $1 Billion Lawsuit Settlement

USDA Offers Hispanic Female Workers an Over $1 Billion Lawsuit Settlement

The USDA is offering a up a billion dollar settlement in hopes of ending a years-long lawsuit in which hundreds of Hispanic female farmers say they were discriminated against when applying for loans and other assistance between 1981 and 2000. continue reading »

French Fashion House HERMES Launches Collection Featuring Mexican Indigenous Art

French Fashion House HERMES Launches Collection Featuring Mexican Indigenous Art

French Fashion House Hermés has released a collection of scarves and handkerchiefs featuring colorful embroidered designs produced by a community of Mexican Otomi natives. continue reading »

Immigration Officals Seize 11,000 Pounds of Marijuana At Border, $6.6 MIllion Street Value

Immigration Officals Seize 11,000 Pounds of Marijuana At Border, $6.6 MIllion Street Value

U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) Office of Field Operations interdicted a large drug smuggling attempt on Monday - seizing more than 11,000 pounds of marijuana in Nogales, Ariz. continue reading »