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Dominican Republic Will Not Charge Marlins’ Leo Nunez for Using False Documents

Spain Picks ‘Pa Negre’ as its Oscar Best Foreign Language Film Entry

Hispanic Hero: Latina and Husband Keep Extremely Drunk Woman From Driving A Car With Children Inside

Hispanic Hero: Latina and Husband Keep Extremely Drunk Woman From Driving A Car With Children Inside

Sunday night, Felicia Santillanes and her husband found Jennifer Jones unconscious behind her car, reeking of alcohol. Inside the vehicle were five children, one of them a baby. Santillanes told local ABC affiliate continue reading »

JUST IN:  Judge Allows Most of Alabama’s New Strict Immigration Law to Go Forth

JUST IN:  Judge Allows Most of Alabama’s New Strict Immigration Law to Go Forth

A federal judge in Alabama has given the state a victory in allowing it to put forth one of the strictest immigration laws in the country. U.S. District Sharon Blackburn r continue reading »

Mexican Woman Survives Surgery to Remove Live Narco Grenade In her Face (VIDEO)

Mexican Woman Survives Surgery to Remove Live Narco Grenade In her Face (VIDEO)

Meet Mexico's newest miracle woman: Karla Flores, a seafood vendor from Culiacán who had a live grenade lodged in her face and survived! continue reading »

Greed in the Amazon: Death Toll Rises as Diggers Fight For Amazon Gold

Greed in the Amazon: Death Toll Rises as Diggers Fight For Amazon Gold

In 1993, more than 2,000 Yanomami Indians were killed by garimpeiros (independent gold diggers) who entered the Yanomami’s land in the Amazon rainforest along the Brazilian and Venezuelan border during the new gold rush. Today, just like the Yanomami before them, people are dying in the name of gold and greed. continue reading »

Aviancia Will Fly Airbus A330 Freighters, 1st in Region to Do So

Third Major Electrical Blackout Experienced in Chile, 3rd in Three Days

Nissan Motors To Invest $1.5 Billion in Brazil to Manufacture Electric Cars

Ecuador Not Interested in Trade Agreement with “Neocolonial” Europe

Panama Seeking to Make Capital a Logistics Hub for Region

Argentina Leads Latin America’s GDP Growth

New Barça Shirt Heavy on Players Shoulders and Breaks with Tradition

New Barça Shirt Heavy on Players Shoulders and Breaks with Tradition

Designed by Nike, the new Barça shirt gets more than 15 ounces heavier by halftime and breaking with tradition carries an ad for the first time ever. continue reading »

7-day Immigration Enforcement Sweep Nets 2,900 Criminal Aliens

7-day Immigration Enforcement Sweep Nets 2,900 Criminal Aliens

As part of the Obama administration's ongoing commitment to prioritizing the removal of criminal aliens and egregious immigration law violators, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) today announced the results of a seven-day national "Cross Check" enforcement operation - which led to the arrest of more than 2,900 convicted criminal aliens. continue reading »

Get Ready to Participate in Hispanic Roundtable Hosted by President Obama

Get Ready to Participate in Hispanic Roundtable Hosted by President Obama

Today, at 11:25 a.m. EDT, President Obama will participate in an Open for Questions roundtable with Yahoo!, MSN Latino, AOL Latino and HuffPost Latino Voices live from the White House. continue reading »