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George Lopez and Wife to Divorce After 17 years

George Lopez and Wife to Divorce After 17 years

Comedian and late night talk show host, George Lopez and his with Ann have started divorce proceedings. Sources say Ann and George had been working out the details of their split for a while, but it only became public knowledge Monday. continue reading »

Target Continues to Fund Education in U.S. with $1 Billiion Pledge

Target Continues to Fund Education in U.S. with $1 Billiion Pledge

Target® announced its plans to donate more than $500 million by the end of 2015 to support education, doubling its support to-date, for a total of more than $1 billion. continue reading »

Marc Anthony y Amaia Montero Recorrieron la Ruta del Tequila en México

Marc Anthony y Amaia Montero Recorrieron la Ruta del Tequila en México

Los cantantes Marc Anthony y Amaia Montero exploraron la ruta del tequila en Guadalajara con motivo de su visita a México para participar en un concierto benéfico, reveló hoy la organización del evento. continue reading »

Tropical Storm Matthew Claims At Least Six

Tropical Storm Matthew Claims At Least Six

Monday, authorities said remnants of Tropical Storm Matthew, which was later downgraded to a tropical depression, left six and possibly more dead with four missing and floods that forced thousands of people to leave their homes. continue reading »

Placido Domingo Leaving Washington National Opera

Placido Domingo Leaving Washington National Opera

Placido Domingo announced Monday that he will be leaving the Washington National Opera when his contract expires next year. The Opera has been struggling financially i continue reading »

Mexican Border City Mayors Blames U.S. Deportations on Violence Surge

Last week a group of Mexican mayor's gathered for a conference to discuss cross-border issues; the mayor from San Diego was the only U.S. mayor in attendance. From the Mexican side mayor's from Tijuana, violence plagued Ciudad Juarez, Nogales and Nuevo Laredo were in attendance. continue reading »

Another Mexican Official Murdered

Another Mexican Official Murdered

Monday, the mayor of a small town and an aide were found stoned to death in a drug-riddled western state. The mayor’s death makes it the fifth city leader to be slain in Mexico since mid-August. continue reading »

Congressional Briefing Today on Hispanic Child Obesity Rates

Congressional Briefing Today on Hispanic Child Obesity Rates

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2008, 18.5 percent of Hispanic children were obese compared to 12.6 percent of white children and 11.8 percent of African American children and the National Hispanic continue reading »

Oh No! What Will the Lazy Mexicans do if They Can’t Pick Tomatoes?

Oh No! What Will the Lazy Mexicans do if They Can’t Pick Tomatoes?

Looking for thought provoking humor on current events? Come take a humorous look at our frienemies- Introducing ¿Amigo ó Enemigo? What did they say??? What does HS News Say??? continue reading »

Database of All Versions of the Spanish Language Coming to Internet in 2011

Database of All Versions of the Spanish Language Coming to Internet in 2011

The first sizeable database of spoken Spanish will be on the Internet in 2011, 15 years after the birth of a unique project of international cooperation in the field of linguistics, in which continue reading »

Ciudad Juarez Weekend Murders More Violent with Ritualistic Undertones

Ciudad Juarez Weekend Murders More Violent with Ritualistic Undertones

There were five separate murders over the weekend in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, with ritualistic undertones not seen before that has left police officials outraged. continue reading »

iApps for Bilingual Children

iApps for Bilingual Children

SpaniglishBaby has just identified a collection of iApplications that will keep your bilingual child entertained by providing a range of things from stories to games to smiles. continue reading »

¡Si Hablo Español!– Rubio Debuts First Spanish Ads (VIDEO)

¡Si Hablo Español!– Rubio Debuts First Spanish Ads (VIDEO)

Cuban-American and Florida Senate Republican candidate Marco Rubio is reminding the voters he too speaks Spanish and is the son of Cuban-born parents with his first continue reading »

Gery Chico Announces Run for Chicago Mayor (VIDEO)

Chico is a former president of the Chicago Park District and president of the Chicago Board of Education. Chico is currently president of the Chicago city colleges. He is a friend of Mayor Daley’s and his former chief of staff. continue reading »

Chavez’s Party Loses it Supermajority and Majority of Popular Vote in Venezuela  (VIDEO)

Chavez’s Party Loses it Supermajority and Majority of Popular Vote in Venezuela (VIDEO)

Opponents of Hugo Chavez claim victory with gaining over one third of the seats in the parliamentary elections yesterday while building momentum in their attempt to oust Chavez in 2012. The opposition Democratic Unity umbrella group has claimed that it also won a majority of the popular vote, once confirmed this will be a blow to Chavez. continue reading »