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Perry Apologizes For Calling Those Opposed to In-state Tuition for Undocumented “Heartless” (VIDEO)

Perry Apologizes For Calling Those Opposed to In-state Tuition for Undocumented “Heartless” (VIDEO)

In recent GOP presidential debates, Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been lambasted by fellow Republicans for approving in-state tuition for the undocumented immigrants of his state. Last week, he fought back saying anyon continue reading »

Ever wondered How To Make It in America? Ask Luis Guzmán!

Ever wondered How To Make It in America? Ask Luis Guzmán!

The second season of Guzmán's How to Make It in America will premiere on HBO Oct. 2. Check out this promotional video, full of surprises! continue reading »

56-Year-Old Ecuadoran Man Awaiting Deportation Dies from Heart Attack

Ecuador to Improve Collection of Criminological Information

2,500 People Join in for the First MP3 Experimental Flashmob in Mexico

2,500 People Join in for the First MP3 Experimental Flashmob in Mexico

2,500 people downloaded and simultaneously played the same MP3 of instructions provided by ImprovEverywhere. Watch what happened next. continue reading »

Celebrate National Coffee Day with Colombia, Just Recognized as One of the Best Coffee Providers

Celebrate National Coffee Day with Colombia, Just Recognized as One of the Best Coffee Providers

The Specialty Coffee Association of America’s (SCAA’s) said the best coffee in the world comes from Aguadas, Colombia. The coffee beans that were just awarded the prestigious “Rainforest Alliance” seal in Houston, Texas, grow in a Colombian town by the name of Aguadas, buried in the Andean northern coffee zone in Colombia. continue reading »

Report: Latino Households Are Larger and Use More Household Products than Others

Report: Latino Households Are Larger and Use More Household Products than Others

Fifty-one million strong and with households that spend more than any other population segment on laundry and household cleaning supplies, Latinos have an especially significant impact on the market for household products continue reading »

Ecuador Investing in Feasibility Studies for Public Work Projects

Arizona Latina Fights to Afford Health Care for Her Brain Damaged Husband and Keep Him in US

Arizona Latina Fights to Afford Health Care for Her Brain Damaged Husband and Keep Him in US

On September 19, Jesus Armando Cornelio collapsed while playing soccer at a park with his brother. Today, his wife fights to afford the health care he needs, as Arizona’s laws state that Medicaid is only for those who have been legal permanent residents for five years. continue reading »

Watch The President’s Answers to Hispanic Roundtable Questions (VIDEO)

Watch The President’s Answers to Hispanic Roundtable Questions (VIDEO)

Yesterday, President Obama answered questions on a vast range of subjects, asked by a panel of reps from three Hispanic online media outlets. continue reading »

Latino Children Are Living in Poverty More than Any Other Racial or Ethnic Group

Latino Children Are Living in Poverty More than Any Other Racial or Ethnic Group

The spread of poverty across the United States that began at the onset of the Great Recession of 2007-2009 and accelerated last year hit one fast-growing demographic group especially hard: Latino children. continue reading »

Brazil Seeks to Ban Gisele Bundchen’s Sexy Lingerie Ad on TV

Brazil Seeks to Ban Gisele Bundchen’s Sexy Lingerie Ad on TV

Brazilian Ministry for Women is pushing to get a TV ad featuring an underwear clad Gisele Bundchen, removed from the air. continue reading »

As Narco Extortionists Demand Money From Teachers, Teachers Demand Government Protection

As Narco Extortionists Demand Money From Teachers, Teachers Demand Government Protection

Teachers in Mexico have begun striking against the continuing crime and violence against them in their own schools. Tuesday, roughly 7,000 teachers marched in Aca continue reading »

U.S. Breaks Ground on New Embassy in the Dominican Republic

U.S. Breaks Ground on New Embassy in the Dominican Republic

In an important symbol of the enduring friendship with the Dominican Republic, Dominican Republic President, Leonel Fernandez; U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Raul Yzaguirre; and Leo Hession, Managing Director for Operations of the Department’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO), broke ground on the New Embassy Compound (NEC) in Santo Domingo. continue reading »

Brazil to Update Information Systems Managing Government Assets