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Agricultural Ministers of the Americas Set to Meet, Food Security Top Issue

Agricultural Ministers of the Americas Set to Meet, Food Security Top Issue

Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan will lead the U.S. delegation to the Sixth Meeting of the Ministers of Agriculture of the Americas in San José, Costa Rica, October 19-21. The theme of the ministerial is "Innovation for Sustainable, Competitive and Inclusive Agriculture." continue reading »

WOW! Dominican’s Love to Buy Lottery Tickets

WOW! Dominican’s Love to Buy Lottery Tickets

Dominicans spend RD$70 million (almost $2 million USD) every day on lottery tickets of one sort or another, and there are twice as many places to purchase a lottery ticket than there were five years ago. continue reading »

Hispanic Radio Listeners Raise $451,282 for St. Jude Children’s Hospital

Hispanic Radio Listeners Raise $451,282 for St. Jude Children’s Hospital

Radio listeners in 11 Hispanic radio markets helped raise $451,282 during its annual Promesa y Esperanza radiothon of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. continue reading »

Record Number of Undocumented Immigrant Deportations, Nearly 400,000 in Fiscal 2011

Record Number of Undocumented Immigrant Deportations, Nearly 400,000 in Fiscal 2011

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton today announced the agency's fiscal year 2011 year-end removal numbers, highlighting trends that underscore the administration's focus on removing individuals from the country that fall into priority areas for enforcement. continue reading »

Student and Parent Upset Over Spanish Teacher’s Assignment to Recite Mexico Pledge of Allegiance

Student and Parent Upset Over Spanish Teacher’s Assignment to Recite Mexico Pledge of Allegiance

A Spanish teacher’s assignment at a Texas high school angered a student and her father enough that they went to the school principal to complain. The story of 15-year-old Brenda Brinsdon’s refusal to continue reading »

Margaritaville Las Vegas Reclaims the Guinness World Record for The Largest Margarita Ever Made

Margaritaville Las Vegas Reclaims the Guinness World Record for The Largest Margarita Ever Made

[Sunday, October 16,] Margaritaville broke the World Record for the largest margarita ever made as verified by Guinness World Records. The event was part of the grand opening festivities for the new Margaritaville Casino at Flamingo Las Vegas. continue reading »

Colombian Students Call for a “Kiss-a-Thon” Protest to Demand Quality Public Education

Colombian Students Call for a “Kiss-a-Thon” Protest to Demand Quality Public Education

Students from Colombia’s National University are calling for a kissing march, a kiss-a-thon, for a free, quality public education. continue reading »

Immigrants Protest Against Wells Fargo for Donating Millions to Anti-Immigrant Politicians

Immigrants Protest Against Wells Fargo for Donating Millions to Anti-Immigrant Politicians

In Minnesota, Hispanic and Somali immigrants have organized in a protest against Wells Fargo angry that the bank has donated to anti-immigration politicians like Michele Bachmann and Lamar Smith and private prison corporations. continue reading »

Albino Cyclops Shark Is The Real Deal According to Experts (VIDEO)

Albino Cyclops Shark Is The Real Deal According to Experts (VIDEO)

National Geographic has released a statement that the Albino Cyclops shark is a real discovery. They stand behind the two Mexican scientists who studied and x-rayed the cartoon-looking fish and found it to be a continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Body of Missing Arkansas Student Patricia Guardado, 20, Found in Pond

LATINO BLOTTER: Body of Missing Arkansas Student Patricia Guardado, 20, Found in Pond

The body of a missing Arkansas girl was found in a pond near Little Rock on Monday, and her death has been ruled a homicide by police. Patricia Guardado has been identified continue reading »

This is No Run of The Bulls. This is What Bieber-Fever Looks Like in Perú (VIDEO)

This is No Run of The Bulls. This is What Bieber-Fever Looks Like in Perú (VIDEO)

Watch as Peruvian fans of Justin Bieber sprint behind his car hooting, screaming, and taunting in the same fashion as crowds do to bulls in Pamplona. continue reading »

WATCH: Heartwarming Story of an Undocumented Father’s Fight to Give His Son “A Better Life”

WATCH: Heartwarming Story of an Undocumented Father’s Fight to Give His Son “A Better Life”

As the GOP’s presidential debates force the candidates to clarify their policies, undocumented immigration One film tugs at viewers’ heart strings as they watch a Mexican father’s try gut-wrenching attemp continue reading »

Eva Longoria to Co-Host Fundraiser Gala for President Obama

Eva Longoria to Co-Host Fundraiser Gala for President Obama

Eva Longoria is one of several high profile Latinos that will co-host a fundraising event for President Barack Obama at the home of Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith in Los Angeles. continue reading »

Illegal Immigration from Cuba Increases After Years of Declining