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Argentine Polo Team Captain Signs Deal to Clone Horses

Argentine Polo Team Captain Signs Deal to Clone Horses

The clone of a top mare was sold for $800,000 at an auction in Argentina last year. continue reading »

Proportionately More Young Hispanic Adults Getting HS Diplomas, Fewer Dropping Out Than Decade Ago

Proportionately More Young Hispanic Adults Getting HS Diplomas, Fewer Dropping Out Than Decade Ago

Proportionately more young Hispanic adults are completing high school and fewer are dropping out than were doing so a decade ago, according to an analysis of enrollment trends by the U.S. Census Bureau. continue reading »

Pennsylvania Court Ordered to Take Another Look at Hazleton Immigration Law

Pennsylvania Court Ordered to Take Another Look at Hazleton Immigration Law

Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered a federal appeals court to a look at the Hazleton, Pennsylvania law that calls for a local authorities to enforce immigration laws that are generally left to the federal government to enforce. continue reading »

Boston Archdiocese Seeks to Canonize Spanish-Born Priest and Opus Dei Leader

Boston Archdiocese Seeks to Canonize Spanish-Born Priest and Opus Dei Leader

The Archdiocese of Boston has just announced that it has begun the process to have Father Joseph Muzquiz canonize. Father Muzquiz was born in Spain, ordained in 1944 and was part of the Opus Dei ministry starting in 1941. continue reading »

Senate Dems & Hispanic Education Experts Meet to Find Ways to Improve Education System for Latinos

Senate Dems & Hispanic Education Experts Meet to Find Ways to Improve Education System for Latinos

Today the Senate Democratic Hispanic Task Force discussed the state of education for Latinos, within the context of the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). One out of every five K-12 students in the United States is Latino, and their success is critical to the competitive future of this country. continue reading »

ANIMAPOCALYPSE: Hundreds of Penguins Wash Up On Uruguayan Shores

ANIMAPOCALYPSE: Hundreds of Penguins Wash Up On Uruguayan Shores

As many as 600 Magallan penguins have been found dead on Uruguayan coasts; scientists are investigating why so many penguins have died on their way to Brazilian waters. continue reading »

HEAR Selena Gomez and the Scene’s Brand New Song “Bang Bang Bang”

HEAR Selena Gomez and the Scene’s Brand New Song “Bang Bang Bang”

Selena's newest album "When The Sun Goes Down" will be officially available on June 28. continue reading »

Study: Stark Differences in Media Use Between Minority, White Youth

Study: Stark Differences in Media Use Between Minority, White Youth

Minority youth aged 8 to 18 consume an average of 13 hours of media content a day -- about 4-1/2 hours more than their white counterparts, according to a Northwestern University report, the first national study to focus exclusively on children’s media use by race and ethnicity. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Weekly Jobless Claims Rises, Recent Data Show 7.6 Million Americans Receiving Unemployment

JUST IN:  Weekly Jobless Claims Rises, Recent Data Show 7.6 Million Americans Receiving Unemployment

In the week ending June 4, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 427,000, an increase of 1,000 from the previous week's revised figure of 426,000. The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending May 28 was 3,676,000, a decrease of 71,000 from the preceding week's revised level of 3,747,000. The 4-week moving average was 3,719,250, a decrease of 29,000 from the preceding week's revised average of 3,748,250. continue reading »

Pending Alabama Immigration Law Violates Federal Law

Pending Alabama Immigration Law Violates Federal Law

The Alabama legislature passed a bill last week that requires schools to collect citizenship information on students. The bill calls for public schools to confirm citizenship with a birth certificate or similar document continue reading »

Latin America Looks to Develop a Sustainable Biojet Fuel Industry From Organic Feedstock

Latin America Looks to Develop a Sustainable Biojet Fuel Industry From Organic Feedstock

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced today the approval of a regional cooperation to help public and private institutions develop a sustainable biojet fuels industry employing different kinds of local organic feedstock. continue reading »

Narco News: Gulf Cartel Hangs 2 Zetas and kills 12-Year-old Child in Broad Daylight (PHOTO WARNING)

Narco News: Gulf Cartel Hangs 2 Zetas and kills 12-Year-old Child in Broad Daylight (PHOTO WARNING)

During the day in Nuevo Leon two men were hung from a bridge with hundreds of people watching and a child was shot dead. Shortly after 10:00 am, armed men came to the Bridge at Revolution and Chapultepec Avenue, located in Monterrey while it was extremely crowded. continue reading »

UN Secretary Set to Visit Latin America This Week

UN Secretary Set to Visit Latin America This Week

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will depart New York on Friday for a week-long trip that will take the United Nations chief to Colombia, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil, the world body announced today. continue reading »

Former Tijuana Mayor Arrested, His Political Party Is Outraged

Former Tijuana Mayor Arrested, His Political Party Is Outraged

Saturday, former Tijuana mayor, Jorge Hank Rhon was arrested after a tip led soldiers to his property, where they found 88 weapons. The arrest has sparked an outcry from members of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), that claim their political opponents staged the arrest to taint the party’s name just before the 2012 elections. continue reading »

Latest CRAZE for Colombian Teens in México - the ‘Cholombian’ Hair Do

Latest CRAZE for Colombian Teens in México - the ‘Cholombian’ Hair Do

WATCH some of the most famous Colombians sport the latest hair fashion statement. continue reading »