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Country’s First 24-Hour Deportation Hotline Launches in Chicago

Country’s First 24-Hour Deportation Hotline Launches in Chicago

The country's first 24-hour Deportation Family Support Hotline launched yesterday to help Illinois families and children left behind in deportations. The HELP-MY-F(amily) hotline will serve callers from Illinois in English, Spanish, Korean, and Portuguese. continue reading »

HBO Premieres “The Latino List” In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (VIDEO)

HBO Premieres “The Latino List” In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (VIDEO)

“The Latino List” a documentary that spotlights Latino including Pitbull, Eva Longoria and the Estefans (Gloria & Emilio) will premiere tonight in Miami. The documentary is an HBO and AT& T production. continue reading »

How Do Ethnic Media Say “Illegal Immigrant?”

Before publishing a story on immigration, every editor faces a question: What term should be used to describe an immigrant who is in the United States illegally? continue reading »

Bipartisan Resolution Introduced to Honor Hispanic-Serving Educational Institutions

Bipartisan Resolution Introduced to Honor Hispanic-Serving Educational Institutions

U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced a bipartisan resolution designating the week of September 19-24th as National Hispanic Serving Institutions Week to recognize the more than 300 non-profit Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) throughout our nation for their work, achievements, and critical role in educating and empowering Hispanic youth. continue reading »

Routine Border Patrol Check Results in 330 lbs of Cocaine in Tractor Trailer, $4 Million in Value

Routine Border Patrol Check Results in 330 lbs of Cocaine in Tractor Trailer, $4 Million in Value

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Interstate 8 checkpoint near Pine Valley arrested a lawfully admitted permanent resident for smuggling more than 330 pounds of cocaine in a tractor trailer yesterday. continue reading »

STUDY: Half of Hispanic Americans Are at Risk of Breathing Unhealthy Air

STUDY: Half of Hispanic Americans Are at Risk of Breathing Unhealthy Air

A major report to be released tomorrow, Tuesday, September 20, 2011, will show that one out of two Hispanic Americans faces serious health risks due to living in counties that frequently violate air quality standards. continue reading »

NV Gov. Brian Sandoval Says He Will Not Run as Gov. Perry’s Vice President

NV Gov. Brian Sandoval Says He Will Not Run as Gov. Perry’s Vice President

Though Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has been public about his support of presidential candidate Texas Gov. Rick Perry, he recently stated that he has no plans to leave his present job to run as Perry’s vice president. continue reading »

Photo Exhibit “Riding With Pancho Villa” Opens in El Paso, Tx.

Photo Exhibit “Riding With Pancho Villa” Opens in El Paso, Tx.

The Grandson and Great Grandson of the Mexican revolution icon launched a photo show aimed at keeping Villa’s memory alive. continue reading »

Zoos Having Trouble Accommodating Animals Confiscated from Mexican Drug Lords

Zoos Having Trouble Accommodating Animals Confiscated from Mexican Drug Lords

After authorities captured a leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel, Jesus "The King" Zambada, his exotic animals were confiscated, many sent to Mexico’s zoos, but these zoos are having trouble taking care of the sudden inc continue reading »

JUST IN:  NY Yankee’s Mariano Rivera Makes 602nd Save , Becoming All-Time Saves Leader

JUST IN:  NY Yankee’s Mariano Rivera Makes 602nd Save , Becoming All-Time Saves Leader

If anyone doubted it before it is official as of a few minutes ago, NY Yankee, Mariano Rivera, is a talent all unto himself. He just became the all time saves leader and will go down as one of if not the greatest relief pitchers in baseball. continue reading »

Brazilian Lover Has 50 Children with Wives, Mother-in-Law and Sister-in-Law!

Brazilian Lover Has 50 Children with Wives, Mother-in-Law and Sister-in-Law!

A 90 year-old Brazilian farmer is claiming to be a father of 50 children conceived by his first wife now deceased, his 2nd wife and her sister and the ladies mother, known as his mother-in-law. continue reading »

Cuban Dog Shows Gaining Popularity

Cuban Dog Shows Gaining Popularity

Over the last few years, an event not often seen in communist countries has grown in popularity, dog shows. In Cuba, much like in Hollywood and New York, it seems the new status sy continue reading »

JUST IN: Guatemala Hit by 4.8 Magnitude Earthquake, Followed by 5.8 After Shock

JUST IN: Guatemala Hit by 4.8 Magnitude Earthquake, Followed by 5.8 After Shock

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit close to Guatemala City, Guatemala a couple of hours ago followed by a 5.8 after shock. The epicenter was 25 miles southeast of the capital city and 685 miles south east of Mexico City, Mexico. continue reading »

Barcelona Elevates Fútbol to an Art, Beats Osasuna 8-0 (VIDEO)

Barcelona Elevates Fútbol to an Art, Beats Osasuna 8-0 (VIDEO)

Watch Pep Guardiola’s fútbol machine produce spectacular goals left and right, including Messi’s first hat trick of the season. continue reading »

STUDY:  Notable Wage Gap for Latina Women Persists

STUDY:  Notable Wage Gap for Latina Women Persists

The closing of the wage gap between men and women workers has remained essentially unchanged in the last two years—from in 77.0 2009 to 77.4 in 2010. continue reading »