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Massachusetts Legislators Propose Bill to Crack Down on Undocumented Immigration

Massachusetts Legislators Propose Bill to Crack Down on Undocumented Immigration

Monday, legislatures in Massachusetts introduced a bill intended to crack down on undocumented immigration in their state. The bill calls for stiffer penalties for businesses employing undocumented immigrants and for limitations to be put on the immigrants themselves. continue reading »

Hezbollah Giving Missiles to Cuba? Michele Bachmann Seems to Thinks So (VIDEO)

Hezbollah Giving Missiles to Cuba? Michele Bachmann Seems to Thinks So (VIDEO)

Presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachman is flubbing the facts once again with her latest claim that Hezbollah, the Lebanese Shiite Muslim political and military organization, is supplying Cuba's com continue reading »

Young Beauty Queen Wife of Fugitive Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman Gives Birth to Twins in US Hospital

Young Beauty Queen Wife of Fugitive Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman Gives Birth to Twins in US Hospital

The young wife of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has given birth to twins, delivering the children in a California hospital on August 15. continue reading »

Shakira to be 2011 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year

Shakira to be 2011 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year

The Latin Recording Academy® announced that three-time current Latin GRAMMY nominee, seven-time Latin GRAMMY winner, two-time GRAMMY® winner, and international superstar and philanthropist Shakira will be the 2011 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year. continue reading »

Brazilian Abuelita Put in Morgue While Still Alive!

Brazilian Abuelita Put in Morgue While Still Alive!

A woman in her sixties was declared dead, put in a plastic bag and left for two hours in a Rio de Janeiro morgue by mistake. continue reading »

Hispanic Heritage Month Brings Much Needed Spice to the NFL (VIDEO)

Hispanic Heritage Month Brings Much Needed Spice to the NFL (VIDEO)

NFL announcer Gabriel Trujillo made us wonder why football announcers can’t be more like fútbol announcers…! continue reading »

Cuba Tells UN, US is Intervening in Libya as Excuse to Plunder their Resources

Cuba Tells UN, US is Intervening in Libya as Excuse to Plunder their Resources

A “preventive war” is taking place in Libya using the protection of civilians as a pretext to plunder the country’s resources, Cuba’s Foreign Minister told the General Assembly’s annual general debate today, calling for Libyans to be left alone to decide their destiny. continue reading »

Small Business Sector in El Salvador to Get Boost from $30 Million in Funding

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a loan for $30 million to El Salvador to finance the Program to Support Production Development for International Integration continue reading »

Selena Gomez to Host 18th Annual  MTV EMA’s in Ireland

Selena Gomez to Host 18th Annual MTV EMA’s in Ireland

MTV today announced it has recruited the multi-talented Selena Gomez to host the “2011 MTV EMA”. The show will broadcast live on MTV’s international channels on Sunday, November 6th at 9PM CET from Belfast’s Odyssey Arena. continue reading »

Mexico’s 1930 Census Gives Those With Mexican Lineage a Look Into Their Family Past

Mexico’s 1930 Census Gives Those With Mexican Lineage a Look Into Their Family Past

Currently, there are 31.9 million Americans of Mexican decent. Now, many of them have been given the chance to confirm their lineage back to 1930 with newly available access to the 1930 Mexican census. continue reading »

Doritos Founder Dies at 97, Brought the World a ‘Latin Sort of Snack.’ To Be Buried With Chips

Doritos Founder Dies at 97, Brought the World a ‘Latin Sort of Snack.’ To Be Buried With Chips

Snackers the world over bowed their heads September 20th, to honor Arch West, the man who brought us Doritos, one of the world’s first national tortilla chip brand and possibly the most popular to this day. continue reading »

Mexican Beauty Creams Have Mercury Poisoned Over 40 Texans

Mexican Beauty Creams Have Mercury Poisoned Over 40 Texans

Public health officials in El Paso, Texas are warning female residents about a Mexican beauty product called ‘Crema Antiead y Desmanchadora’ translated to Antiaging and Lightening Cream. continue reading »

Kat Von D’s Engagement to Bad Boy Jesse James Appears to be Off…Again

Kat Von D’s Engagement to Bad Boy Jesse James Appears to be Off…Again

Once again, tattooed Latina, Kat Von D has broken things off with Jesse James. On Friday, LA Ink star, Kat Von D, 29, posted on her Facebook page that she and Jesse James, 42, are no longer together. continue reading »

Novela Star Sues Stalker that Demanded his ‘Live Organ’ Picture

Novela Star Sues Stalker that Demanded his ‘Live Organ’ Picture

Novela star Victor Alfieri is suing Adriana Trevino, a producer who allegedly stole footage from Alfieri’s movie because the actor refused to have sex with her. continue reading »

Barcelona and the Rest of Catalonia Say Farewell to Bullfighting (VIDEO)

Barcelona and the Rest of Catalonia Say Farewell to Bullfighting (VIDEO)

Spain’s top matadors congregated in Catalonia for a last weekend of bullfighting at “La Monumental” arena in Barcelona. continue reading »