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Mexican Immigrant Hops U.S. School Bus at Border, Faces Immigration Violations

Mexican Immigrant Hops U.S. School Bus at Border, Faces Immigration Violations

A young Mexican man is facing a number of immigration violations after grabbing a ride with a public school bus in Deming, New Mexico near the U.S.-Mexico border. continue reading »

UPDATE Take a Look at Cristina’s Brand New Shoes

UPDATE Take a Look at Cristina’s Brand New Shoes

One of our readers snapped a few pictures of Cristina sporting her new kicks at the UNESCO in Paris. Thanks, Hugo! continue reading »

Former Mexican President Zedillo Being Sued for Role in 1997 Massacre

Former Mexican President Zedillo Being Sued for Role in 1997 Massacre

In 1997, 45 Tzotzil Indians in the southern state of Chiapas, Mexico. Now, relatives of the victims are suing Mexico’s former President Ernesto Zedillo for allegedly facilitating and failing to intervene in the killings then trying to cover them up. continue reading »

Manu Chao Snubs Arpaio, Offers Free Concert To Protest SB1070 (VIDEO)

Manu Chao Snubs Arpaio, Offers Free Concert To Protest SB1070 (VIDEO)

Multicultural artist Manu Chao offered a free concert in support of Latinos in Arizona, after protesting anti-immigration laws in front of Sheriff Arpaio’s office. continue reading »

Mexican Vampire Woman to be Cloned in Wax! (VIDEO)

Mexican Vampire Woman to be Cloned in Wax! (VIDEO)

Wax clones of Maria José, the 35-year-old tattoo Mexican artist will don Ripley's Believe It Or Not! attractions around the world. continue reading »

Ecuadorian Amazon Case Against Chevron Continues, Wikileaks Show Chevron Tried to Influence U.S.

Ecuadorian Amazon Case Against Chevron Continues, Wikileaks Show Chevron Tried to Influence U.S.

On September 19th, the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals order brought the oil-ravaged indigenous and rural communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon a step closer to winning an $18 billion dollar suit against oil giant Chevron for contamination in the rainforest region. continue reading »

Latino Celebrities Start Initiative to Make Peace a Human Right (VIDEO)

Latino Celebrities Start Initiative to Make Peace a Human Right (VIDEO)

Join Juanes, Miguel Bosé Juan Luis Guerra, Eva Longoria and many others in their quest to make Peace, a human right. Sign now! continue reading »

Murder Charges for CA Policeman Manuel Ramos in Brutal Beating of Homeless Man (VIDEO)

Murder Charges for CA Policeman Manuel Ramos in Brutal Beating of Homeless Man (VIDEO)

Officer Manuel Ramos and fellow officer Jay Cicinelli have been charged in the brutal beating death of a homeless man in Fullerton, California announced Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas today. continue reading »

Jarritos Looking to Pick Up the Young Non-Hispanic Male Demographic

Jarritos Looking to Pick Up the Young Non-Hispanic Male Demographic

In an attempt to reel in the non-Hispanic male consumer, the Mexican soft drink Jarritos has put out new advertising, including English-language advertisements on Pandora, the internet music provider. continue reading »

Argentina’s President Cristina Fernández  Paris Shopping Spree Includes 100K in Shoes

Argentina’s President Cristina Fernández Paris Shopping Spree Includes 100K in Shoes

Cristina Fernández didn’t even leave her lavish Paris hotel to shop for the 20 pairs of Louboutin shoes she purchased ahead of her meeting with Sarkozy. continue reading »

EEOC Charges Bass Pro with Discriminating Against Latino Applicants Preferring White Applicants

EEOC Charges Bass Pro with Discriminating Against Latino Applicants Preferring White Applicants

Bass Pro, a nationwide retailer of sporting goods, and apparel products, engaged in a pattern or practice of failing to hire African-American and Hispanic applicants for positions in its retail stores nationwide, and retaliated against employees who opposed the discriminatory practices, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged in a lawsuit filed today. continue reading »

Las Vegas Tortilla Convention Allows Companies to Show Off New “Healthy” Tortillas

Las Vegas Tortilla Convention Allows Companies to Show Off New “Healthy” Tortillas

In 1990, the Tortilla Industry Association (TIA) was created to serve the emerging tortilla industry. Today, that industry is the fastest growing segment of the baking industry. Earlier this month, TIA held its annual conference at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV. continue reading »

Ronaldo Gives Sporting Fans The Finger, Tells Them Where To Shove Their Jeers (VIDEO)

Ronaldo Gives Sporting Fans The Finger, Tells Them Where To Shove Their Jeers (VIDEO)

Ronaldo claims he was flipping off team mate Pepe as a joke, but an expert in lip reading and sign language says otherwise. continue reading »

Brazil Looking to Send 75,000 College Students to World’s Best Schools

Brazil Looking to Send 75,000 College Students to World’s Best Schools

As their President Dilma Rouseff becomes the first woman to open debate at the United Nations General Assembly, Brazil is seeing an increase in the number of students able to attend some of the top schools in the United States and across the world. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS:  Empanada Stop Results in $400 Million Armored Car Robbery in Venezuela

BREAKING NEWS:  Empanada Stop Results in $400 Million Armored Car Robbery in Venezuela

A Venezuelan armored truck carrying 1,700,000 Bolívares (395 Million dollars) was robbed by six men, while a guard had na empanada breakfast! continue reading »