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Listen up Latinos: Summer Job Opportunities Available Online Using New Search Applications

Listen up Latinos: Summer Job Opportunities Available Online Using New Search Applications

Four weeks ago the US Office of Science and Technology Policy launched the first-ever White House Code Sprint, challenging app developers to build job search apps using the opportunities found in the Summer Jobs+ bank. The Summer Jobs+ initiative is a new call-to-action for businesses, non-profits, and government to provide pathways to employment for low-income and disconnected youth in the summer of 2012. continue reading »

Romney Disingenuous to Support Chinese Activist but Not Latino Immigrants Seeking a Better Life

Romney Disingenuous to Support Chinese Activist but Not Latino Immigrants Seeking a Better Life

Mitt Romney has come out calling the US policy on Chen Guangcheng, a political dissidence, a “dark day for freedom” and “a day of shame for the Obama administration.” With such bold quotes on immigrant’s rights, you would think that he would support humane immigration laws at in the US, however, he remains entrenched in his no amnesty, self-deportation position. continue reading »

Kelly Ripa: Mark Consuelos won’t be the permanent co-host of ‘LIVE! With Kelly’

Kelly Ripa: Mark Consuelos won’t be the permanent co-host of ‘LIVE! With Kelly’

It's been said that one should never mix business with pleasure and that is why you won’t see Mark Consuelos permanently in the co-host chair on LIVE! With Kelly. continue reading »

Cardinal Timothy Dolan Weighs in on Immigration Reform and Contraception

Cardinal Timothy Dolan Weighs in on Immigration Reform and Contraception

Cardinal Timothy Dolan weighed in on immigration reform, contraception and the Catholic Church today in an exclusive interview on MSNBC’s “Jansing & Co.” continue reading »

Who Speaks Spanish Best? by Raul Guerrero

Who Speaks Spanish Best? by Raul Guerrero

Are Spain, Latin America and Hispanic US, paraphrasing Oscar Wilde, worlds separated by the same language? Argentinos and uruguayos pronounce ll, y and g as English speakers do the sh in she, and some bolivianos and ecuatorianos pronounce the ll as the l in Leonor, while other Spanish-speakers do as the y in yo-yo. continue reading »

Shakira And Ronaldo Top 2012 Latino Social Media Ranking

Shakira And Ronaldo Top 2012 Latino Social Media Ranking

@Plus_Three, the leading online marketing firm for Hispanic causes and organizations, today released its 2012 Latino Social Media Ranking (#2012LatinoRanking) analysis. continue reading »

Ship Named After Prominent Civil Rights Activist Cesar Chavez to be Christened by US Navy

Ship Named After Prominent Civil Rights Activist Cesar Chavez to be Christened by US Navy

The Navy will christen and launch the dry cargo/ammunition ship the USNS Cesar Chavez, Saturday, May 5, 2012, during a 7:30 p.m. PDT ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego. continue reading »

Colombian Prostitute at Center of U.S. Secret Service Scandal Calls Agents “Idiots”

Colombian Prostitute at Center of U.S. Secret Service Scandal Calls Agents “Idiots”

The Colombian prostitute at the center of a sex scandal involving U.S. Secret Service agents at last month's Summit of the Americas broke her silence Friday about the men involved. "They're a bunch of idiots," Dania Londoño said in an exclusive interview continue reading »

Human Rights Commission: Concern for Kidnapped French Journalist in Colombia

Human Rights Commission: Concern for Kidnapped French Journalist in Colombia

The Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) states its concern for the kidnapping of French journalist Romeo Langlois, on April 28th in Caquetá, Colombia. continue reading »

VIDEO: Shakira Releases “Addicted To You”

VIDEO: Shakira Releases “Addicted To You”

The famous Colombian singer, Shakira, serves up her new hit single and video “Addicted to You” which airs worldwide today. continue reading »

Colombia’s FARC Rebels May Be Holding French Journalist Romeo Langlois

Colombia’s FARC Rebels May Be Holding French Journalist Romeo Langlois

Colombia's FARC guerrillas admitted on Tuesday that they are holding French journalist Romeo Langlois, who disappeared three days ago in the middle of a firefight between security forces and the guerrillas in the southern province of Caqueta. continue reading »

Juanes Not Only Writes Songs, He Writes for Peace in Colombia

Juanes Not Only Writes Songs, He Writes for Peace in Colombia

In an article written for the Bogota newspaper, El Tiempo, Colombian singer Juanes recounted his experiences with ex-guerrillas and the need for peace in his country. continue reading »

Deadly Helicopter Crash in Colombia Leaves 13 Dead

Deadly Helicopter Crash in Colombia Leaves 13 Dead

Seven airmen and six National Police officers were killed when an air force helicopter crashed outside Sabanagrande, a city in Colombia's northern Atlantico province, the air force said. continue reading »

Colombian Prostitute in Secret Service Scandal in Playboy? or Hustler?

Colombian Prostitute in Secret Service Scandal in Playboy? or Hustler?

Dania Suarez, the prostitute who blew the lid off the Secret Service scandal,told the press that she plans to sell her story to the highest bidder. continue reading »

Colombia to Provide 100,000 Residents Free Homes, To Spend $738 Million on Housing

Colombia to Provide 100,000 Residents Free Homes, To Spend $738 Million on Housing

Colombia plans to invest 1.3 trillion pesos (about $738.13 million) in housing programs "for the poorest of the poor," which it is adding to the plan to provide 100,000 homes free to the most vulnerable among the population, President Juan Manuel Santos said. continue reading »