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#OccupyWallStreet Movement Inspires Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Spain to Stand Up as the 99%

#OccupyWallStreet Movement Inspires Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Spain to Stand Up as the 99%

Thanks in large part to social media sites like Twitter and Facebook, cities around the world stood together against capitalism and failed economic policies Saturday. continue reading »

32 People Infected With H1N1 in Nicaragua Last Week

32 People Infected With H1N1 in Nicaragua Last Week

According to the Nicaraguan Health Ministry, at least 32 cases of H1N1 virus were reported in the last week. The outbreak of swine flu was concentrated in the capital city of Managua, as well as the neighboring department of León. continue reading »

By 2015 U.S.-Born Hispanics Expected to Make Up 65% of 18- to 29-Year-Olds

By 2015 U.S.-Born Hispanics Expected to Make Up 65% of 18- to 29-Year-Olds

Tr3s: MTV, Musica y Mas presents an in depth research study on the rapid rise and distinctive behaviors of the new Hispanic Millennial generation continue reading »

Antonio Banderas Dances on “Mira Quién Baila” While Promoting “Puss in Boots” (VIDEO)

Antonio Banderas Dances on “Mira Quién Baila” While Promoting “Puss in Boots” (VIDEO)

Spanish actor Antonio Banderas was on Univisión’s “Mira Quien Baila,” promoting “Puss in Boots.” Check out the dance routine, and the latest trailer inside! continue reading »

The Feud Continues. Lindsay Lohan Allegedly Orders Club Not to Play Pitbull’s Music

The Feud Continues. Lindsay Lohan Allegedly Orders Club Not to Play Pitbull’s Music

These days, it seems starlet Lindsay Lohan is no longer in the media due to her talents, but more so due to her party-hard lifestyle and constant feuding, and Saturday, s continue reading »

Juanes Only Latino Performer at Bill Clinton’s 65th Birthday (VIDEO)

Juanes Only Latino Performer at Bill Clinton’s 65th Birthday (VIDEO)

Colombian crooner Juanes was the only Latino performer in “A Decade of Difference: Celebrating Ten Years of the William J. Clinton Foundation,” a star studded event held Saturday night at the iconic Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. continue reading »

WATCH South Park’s “Butters” as Mexican Worker “Mantequilla” (VIDEO)

WATCH South Park’s “Butters” as Mexican Worker “Mantequilla” (VIDEO)

Take a peek into South Park’s latest episode “The Last of the Meheecans,” mocking America’s declining illegal immigration. continue reading »

Porn Star/Skydive Instructor Alex Torres Sex Stunt Sparks FAA Investigation

Porn Star/Skydive Instructor Alex Torres Sex Stunt Sparks FAA Investigation

Skydiving instructor by day, porn-star by night Alex Torres, is under investigation by the FAA after publishing a video of himself having sex with a coworker while skydiving. continue reading »

Bachmann Becomes First Presidential Candidate to Sign Pledge to Complete U.S.-Mexico Border Fence

Bachmann Becomes First Presidential Candidate to Sign Pledge to Complete U.S.-Mexico Border Fence

Attempting to win over voters after polls show her support waning, GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has signed a pledge stating she vows to finish the border fence at the U.S.-Mexico border. continue reading »

Latino Taskforce on Jobs & Small Businesses Address Capital Hill

Latino Taskforce on Jobs & Small Businesses Address Capital Hill

This week, the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL) convened its Broadband En Accion Taskforce in Washington, for a two-day series of meetings on Capitol Hill, continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Cupcake Combat! Woman Attacks Husband With Pastry

LATINO BLOTTER: Cupcake Combat! Woman Attacks Husband With Pastry

A Chicago woman has been ordered to wear an electric monitoring device after being arrested for assaulting her husband with cupcakes. After a verbal altercation escalated, Arturo Montesdeoca called the police alleging that his wife Dawn was attacking him. When officers arrived at the couple’s Brighton Park home, they saw Arturo c continue reading »

Narco Blog:  At least 20 Dead in Mexican Prison Near Border, Housing Rival Cartel Members

Narco Blog:  At least 20 Dead in Mexican Prison Near Border, Housing Rival Cartel Members

Mexico’s Ministry of Security is reporting that at least 20 inmates are dead and 12 wounded at a border prison in Matamoros, Mexico after rioting broke out Saturday. continue reading »

Hugo Chávez Travels to Cuba For More Treatment, His Former MD Says He Has 2 Years to Live

Hugo Chávez Travels to Cuba For More Treatment, His Former MD Says He Has 2 Years to Live

The Venezuelan president’s most recent Cuba trip comes just after his former personal surgeon told the press he gives Chávez two years to live. President Hugo Chávez was greeted by Cuban head of State Raúl Castro at the José Martí International Airport last night; the Venezuelan leader traveled to Cuba accompanied by Venezuela’s health, agriculture, and science and technology ministers, to undergo rigorous medical examinations following the four cycles of chemotherapy he had this past summer. continue reading »

Heavy Rains in Central America Take Their Toll, 66 Deaths Reported Thus Far

Heavy Rains in Central America Take Their Toll, 66 Deaths Reported Thus Far

A week of torrential rains throughout the Central American region have left at least 66 dead and displaced thousands of others, with Honduras suffering the most losses at 28. continue reading »

It Seems Everybody Loves Sofia Vergara’s Chest – Check out This Ellen Interview (VIDEO)

It Seems Everybody Loves Sofia Vergara’s Chest – Check out This Ellen Interview (VIDEO)

Check out Modern Family’s Jesse Tyler Ferguson in a recent appearance on the “The Ellen Show” talking about what his pint-size co-star Aubrey Anderson-Emmons, who plays his daughter Lilly, likes best about being on the hit sitcom. It is not the free food or being a ‘movie star’. continue reading »