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Bringing a Little Positivity to Mexico, “Heroreports” Show the Good Occurring in Mexican Cities

Bringing a Little Positivity to Mexico, “Heroreports” Show the Good Occurring in Mexican Cities

As Mexico continues its war on drugs amongst powerful cartels and corrupt law enforcement officials, it can be hard for the onlookers, especially Mexican residents, to see the good in their country, but for residents of certain Mexican cities, good news is being presented in a new way. continue reading »

LISTEN to Prince Royce’s First English Single “Addicted” (VIDEO)

LISTEN to Prince Royce’s First English Single “Addicted” (VIDEO)

Check out Prince Royce's first English single "Addicted"! and don't miss him alongside Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull in Iglesias' Euphoria Tour. continue reading »

WATCH Pan-American Wheel Chair Rugby Tournament  in Bogotá (LIVE STREAM)

WATCH Pan-American Wheel Chair Rugby Tournament in Bogotá (LIVE STREAM)

Wednesday was the inauguration of the Pan-American Wheel Chair Rugby Tournament, in Bogotá. It ends September 24. Participating in the tournament, are wheel chair continue reading »

Fox News Republican Debate – What Did Latinos Learn?

Fox News Republican Debate – What Did Latinos Learn?

Last night’s Republican debate hosted by Fox and Google was the most interactive debate ever with top voted viewer questions presented via YouTube and issues important to Latinos like jobs, immigration and Cuba were discussed. continue reading »

47 Charged in Puerto Rico for Operating Major Heroin, Crack, Oxycodone & Xanax Ring

47 Charged in Puerto Rico for Operating Major Heroin, Crack, Oxycodone & Xanax Ring

On September 21, 2011, a federal grand jury indicted 47 individuals as a result of an investigation led by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Puerto Rico Police Department (PRPD)-Bayamón Strike Force, announced the United States Attorney Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Vélez. continue reading »

Supreme Court Will Decide If Catholic Church Can Continue to be Exempt from Anti-Discrimination Laws

Supreme Court Will Decide If Catholic Church Can Continue to be Exempt from Anti-Discrimination Laws

On Oct. 5, 2011, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case that could help determine how much latitude religious organizations have in continue reading »

President of Dominican Republican Blames Arrogance & Greed for Global Economic Crisis

President of Dominican Republican Blames Arrogance & Greed for Global Economic Crisis

Blaming speculation for the high price of food and oil, and arrogance and greed for the global economic crisis, the Dominican Republic called on the United Nations today for new market rules and proposed a 5 per cent tax on financial transactions to spur growth and prosperity. continue reading »

UN:  Modern, Sustainable Development Critical to Ibero-American Countries

UN:  Modern, Sustainable Development Critical to Ibero-American Countries

Sustainable development will be critical to achieving long-term progress, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told foreign ministers from Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries in Europe and the Americas today in New York. continue reading »

National Hispanic Media Considers Boycott of LA Radio Shadow Inciting Hate & Crimes Against Latinos

National Hispanic Media Considers Boycott of LA Radio Shadow Inciting Hate & Crimes Against Latinos

Several representatives of leading Los Angeles Latino civil-rights groups met this morning at the National Hispanic Media Coalition, NHMC, headquarters in Pasadena, California, to discuss the John and Ken Show and its troubling pattern of broadcasting hate and misinformation over the public airwaves. continue reading »

Ecuadorian President Correa Uninvited by Mayor of Union City, NJ

Ecuadorian President Correa Uninvited by Mayor of Union City, NJ

Ahead of the Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa’s arrival in New Jersey to speak at Union City High School, Union City’s Mayor Brian Stack has asked him not to come. continue reading »

What’s With the Heels, Eva? Mendez and Beau Ryan Gosling Hike Hollywood

What’s With the Heels, Eva? Mendez and Beau Ryan Gosling Hike Hollywood

Eva Mendes, 37, and Hollywood hunk Ryan Gosling, 30, were seen hiking at L.A.’s Griffith Park Observatory this weekend underneath the famous Hollywood sign, but we couldn’t help but wonder, “What’s with the shoes, Eva?” continue reading »

Former Chief NAFTA Negotiator for Mexico Named President of Telemundo Network

Former Chief NAFTA Negotiator for Mexico Named President of Telemundo Network

NBCUniversal announced today that Emilio Romano has been named President of Telemundo and will begin in October. Romano will lead the Telemundo Spanish broadcast network and its 14 owned stations, continue reading »

Check Out Sara Bareilles’ Video for “Gonna Get Over You” - Mocking the Mexicans or Loving Latinos?

Check Out Sara Bareilles’ Video for “Gonna Get Over You” - Mocking the Mexicans or Loving Latinos?

Aside from the fact that this video has pretty much nothing to do with the song itself, this songstress is dancing about in a clearly Hispanic neighborhood, causing a scene. continue reading »

Donated Meals to Children’s School in Peru Contaminated with Rat Poison, Deaths Reported (VIDEO)

Donated Meals to Children’s School in Peru Contaminated with Rat Poison, Deaths Reported (VIDEO)

At least 3 Peruvian children have died, and another hundred remain ill after eating a meal of fish and rice believed to be contaminated with rat poison. continue reading »

Latino Gang Members Plead Guilty to Running Massive Cross-Border Illegal Enterprises

Latino Gang Members Plead Guilty to Running Massive Cross-Border Illegal Enterprises

A member and an associate of the Barrio Azteca (BA) gang each pleaded guilty today to participating in a racketeering conspiracy involving, among other things, the March 13, 2010, murders in Juarez, Mexico continue reading »