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Watch Demi Lovato Sing The Anthem at Last Night’s World Series Game 5 (VIDEO)

Watch Demi Lovato Sing The Anthem at Last Night’s World Series Game 5 (VIDEO)

Demi Lovato opened last night’s Rangers VS Cardinals 5th world series game with a flawless rendition of the Star Spangled Banner; her team, the Texas Rangers defeated the Cardinals 4-2. continue reading »

Hurricane Rina Grows To Cat. 2 As it Approaches Yucatán Peninsula

Hurricane Rina Grows To Cat. 2 As it Approaches Yucatán Peninsula

The US National Hurricane Center said they expect Rina to become a major hurricane by Tuesday night, meanwhile it is wreaking havoc in Central American waters. continue reading »

Tariffs on U.S. Goods Lifted as First Mexican Truck Allowed into U.S. Under New Trade Agreement

Tariffs on U.S. Goods Lifted as First Mexican Truck Allowed into U.S. Under New Trade Agreement

In 2009, the United States refused to allow anymore Mexican trucks across the border to make deliveries deep into the U.S., but Presidents Obama and Calderon came to an agreement in April that would comply with the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) obligations, and once again allow Mexican trucks into the U.S. continue reading »

Mexican Government Hands Out 6 Millionth Energy-Saving Light Bulb  (VIDEO)

Mexican Government Hands Out 6 Millionth Energy-Saving Light Bulb (VIDEO)

Mexico's President Felipe Calderón handed out the sixth millionth energy saving light bulb as part of his administration's Sustainable Light Program. continue reading »

‘You’ve Never Been a Mexican Short Woman’ Says Salma Hayek to Letterman (VIDEO)

‘You’ve Never Been a Mexican Short Woman’ Says Salma Hayek to Letterman (VIDEO)

Watch highlights of Salma Hayek’s hilarious appearance in the “Late Show” with David Letterman last night! continue reading »

Happy 130th Birthday, Pablo Picasso!

Happy 130th Birthday, Pablo Picasso!

One of the most prolific and influential artists of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso was born 130 years ago in Málaga, Spain. continue reading »

Cultural Factors Increase Asthma’s Burden on Latinos Says Amer. Lung Association

Cultural Factors Increase Asthma’s Burden on Latinos Says Amer. Lung Association

The American Lung Association released a new report today, Luchando por el Aire: The Burden of Asthma on Hispanics, which provides an overview of research on the complex biological, continue reading »

Over 100,000 Doctors & Health Professionals to Protest Throughout Brazil Against Low Pay

Occupy Wall Street Doesn’t Draw Much Interest in Latin America

Occupy Wall Street Doesn’t Draw Much Interest in Latin America

It’s a paradox that the only foreign-language kiosk set-up in Zuccotti Park, the site that has been “occupied” by Occupy Wall Street is for Spanish-language information, when, throughout Latin America, the movement has met with little enthusiasm. continue reading »

Illegal Silicone Butt Injections from Mexico to be Discussed at Medical Conference

Illegal Silicone Butt Injections from Mexico to be Discussed at Medical Conference

The 30-year-old woman arrived at the Henry Ford Hospital emergency room in Detroit out of breath and coughing blood. It didn't take long for doctors to figure out why continue reading »

ICE to Immigrants: “The Warrant is Coming Out of My Balls”

ICE to Immigrants: “The Warrant is Coming Out of My Balls”

On the night of October 20, 2010, Angel Enrique and Jesus Antonio were in bed in their small, two-bedroom apartment in the Clairmont complex in Nashville. continue reading »

Paraguay Urged to Pass Laws Protecting Rights of Women and Indians

Paraguay Urged to Pass Laws Protecting Rights of Women and Indians

New laws are urgently needed in Paraguay to protect the rights of minorities, in particular women and indigenous people, a top United Nations human rights official has said, calling on the Government to scale up its efforts to stop discrimination and injustice towards these groups. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Nearly 100 lb of Illegal Mexican Bologna Smuggled Inside Truck Tires

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Nearly 100 lb of Illegal Mexican Bologna Smuggled Inside Truck Tires

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the El Paso port of entry seized eight rolls of Mexican bologna this morning. The prohibited product was hidden in the spare tire of a truck that entered the port from Mexico. The contraband meat weighed a total of 76 pounds. continue reading »

Two Florida Women Arrested for Encouraging Young Girls to Fight (VIDEO)

Two Florida Women Arrested for Encouraging Young Girls to Fight (VIDEO)

Two Florida women have been charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor for organizing a fight between two young girls, a fight which was shot in front of a closed sheriff’s office and put on YouTube. continue reading »

“Lifetime” Orders Pilot of Antonio Banderas & Melanie Griffith “American Housewife” Drama

“Lifetime” Orders Pilot of Antonio Banderas & Melanie Griffith “American Housewife” Drama

Antonio Banderas and wife Melanie Griffith will executive produce a pilot for a Lifetime drama, based on an idea by Banderas, and writer Erik Jendersen (Band of Brothers). American Housewife continue reading »