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WATCH Martin Sheen and Emilio Estévez Together in “The Way” (VIDEO)

WATCH Martin Sheen and Emilio Estévez Together in “The Way” (VIDEO)

Father and son Martin Sheen and Emilio Estévez star in this powerful drama, about the difference between the life we live and the life we choose. continue reading »

Chilean Miners: One Year Later, We Still Remember (VIDEO)

Chilean Miners: One Year Later, We Still Remember (VIDEO)

The first anniversary of the accident in a Copiapó mine that trapped 33 Chilean miners underground for 69 days, coincided with the release of the documentary "17 days Buried Alive," about those days before the miners had contact with the surface. continue reading »

Gov. Jerry Brown Says No to Affirmative Action-Like Bill for California Colleges and Universities

Gov. Jerry Brown Says No to Affirmative Action-Like Bill for California Colleges and Universities

California Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed Senate Bill 185, which would have allowed public universities in his state to consider race, gender, and ethnicity during the admissions process. Though Gov. Brown vetoed the affirmative action-type bill, he said he did not di continue reading »

Aztec Temple Platform Found in Mexico City (VIDEO)

Aztec Temple Platform Found in Mexico City (VIDEO)

The discovery of an Aztec ceremonial platform during remodeling work around Downtown México city’s Templo Mayor ruins, could lead experts to the unearthing of a royal tomb in the Templo Mayor area continue reading »

Join The Daily Show’s Jason Jones in a Quest to Get Our Mexicans Back! (VIDEO)

Join The Daily Show’s Jason Jones in a Quest to Get Our Mexicans Back! (VIDEO)

As immigration laws get tougher and deportation rates augment, there are less and less Hispanics to do the jobs Americans won’t do. continue reading »

More Mayhem in Veracruz, Mexico

More Mayhem in Veracruz, Mexico

Just two days after the signing of the plan "Veracruz Seguro" between the federal government and the state government of Veracruz, 32 bodies were found in 3 houses, and another 4 bodies were found on the same day, continue reading »

Mexico Kicks Out One of ‘America’s Most Wanted’ Back to U.S.

Mexico Kicks Out One of ‘America’s Most Wanted’ Back to U.S.

Emmanuel Matthew “Manny” Mendoza, 20, of Tracy, California, was expelled from the Republic of Mexico at the El Paso Port of Entry into the hands of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force this past week after an international investigation culminated in Mendoza’s detention by Mexican authorities in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua. continue reading »

More and More Children Found as Decoys in Drug Smuggling Operations

More and More Children Found as Decoys in Drug Smuggling Operations

In what has become a disturbing recent trend, criminals are using children as decoys in drug smuggling vehicles. In the last two days, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Tucson Sector, a component of the Joint Field Command – Arizona, have removed five children from vehicles in two failed smuggling attempts. continue reading »

Mexican National Get Over 11 Years for Building Arizona Narco Tunnel

Mexican National Get Over 11 Years for Building Arizona Narco Tunnel

Victor A. Flores, 52, of Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, was sentenced Oct. 3, 2011, to 135 months in prison by visiting U.S. District Judge Alan B. Johnson for conspiring with other persons to possess with intent to distribute i continue reading »

Casey Anthony Deposed on the Zenaida Gonzalez Defamation Civil Suit

Yesterday Casey Anthony presented herself in Florida to get deposed in the civil lawsuit Zenaida Gonzalez has brought against Anthony for defaming her. continue reading »

Hispanic National Bar Assoc. Striving to Bring the Cesar Chavez “Fast for Life” Documentary Alive

Hispanic National Bar Assoc. Striving to Bring the Cesar Chavez “Fast for Life” Documentary Alive

The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) is a partner of Cesar's Last Fast, a multi-platform feature documentary film about the private sacrifice and spiritual conviction behind Cesar Chavez's struggle for the humane treatment of America¹s farm workers. continue reading »

25th Anniversary of Microsoft in Mexico Celebrated with $690 Million Investment Plan by Company

25th Anniversary of Microsoft in Mexico Celebrated with $690 Million Investment Plan by Company

This week Mexico President Felipe Calderon attended a luncheon to mark the 25th Anniversary of Microsoft in Mexico. continue reading »

OPINION:  Latino Group Weighs in on Univision Boycott by Republican Candidates

OPINION:  Latino Group Weighs in on Univision Boycott by Republican Candidates

Republican Presidential candidates are committing political suicide with Latino voters in the entire southwest. Former two term Governor of New Mexico, Gary Johnson seems to be the only candidate continue reading »

Texas Mexican Mafia Members Sentenced to Lengthy Federal Prison Terms

Texas Mexican Mafia Members Sentenced to Lengthy Federal Prison Terms

United States Attorney Robert Pitman announced that in Del Rio this week, five Texas Mexican Mafia members were sentenced to lengthy federal prison terms for committing various federal racketeering offenses committed in Uvalde, Eagle Pass, Del Rio and the surrounding area. continue reading »

STUDY:  In 2010 Immigration Population Reaches Record Level at 40 Million

STUDY:  In 2010 Immigration Population Reaches Record Level at 40 Million

New Center for Immigration Studies' analysis of Census Bureau data shows the nation's immigrant population (legal and illegal), also referred to as the foreign born, reached 40 million in 2010, the highest number in American history. continue reading »