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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 »

Obama Launches “Operation Vote” to Gain Hispanic, Minority Vote

With the 2012 Presidential Election just around the corner, the Washington Post is reporting that President Obama, in hopes of increasing support from ethnic minority voters and core liberals, continue reading »

Hugo Chavez Sends Last Minute Notification to UN, He will Not Address the General Assembly

Hugo Chavez Sends Last Minute Notification to UN, He will Not Address the General Assembly

The last minute notification by Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez that he will not be addressing the UN General Assembly is adding speculation about the state of his health. continue reading »

UC Berkeley College Republicans Hold Racist Bake Sale to Oppose Affirmative Action-Like Bill

UC Berkeley College Republicans Hold Racist Bake Sale to Oppose Affirmative Action-Like Bill

A bake sale at UC Berkeley has many shaking their heads at a group that claims their racist sale is in protest to an Affirmative Action-like bill currently on the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown. continue reading »

Only 10% of American Colleges Educate 54% of Hispanic Undergraduates

Only 10% of American Colleges Educate 54% of Hispanic Undergraduates

Over half of all Hispanic undergraduates, drawn from 16% of Americans, are enrolled in only 10% of its colleges. continue reading »

WATCH: Brazilian Pole “Dance Off” Between World Champ and Event Organizer (VIDEO)

WATCH: Brazilian Pole “Dance Off” Between World Champ and Event Organizer (VIDEO)

Oona Kivela, the winner of the First Pole Dance World Cup, and Grazzy Brugner, the organizer of the Second Miss Pole Dancing Brazil went on a friendly (….and steamy!) dance battle. continue reading »

Music Celebrities Converge in Brazil for “Rock in Rio” (VIDEO)

Music Celebrities Converge in Brazil for “Rock in Rio” (VIDEO)

The first weekend of Rock in Rio, saw over 700,000 fans rock out to headliners Rihanna, Katy Perry, Elton John and Red Hot Chili Peppers. continue reading »

Argentina to Tackle 500,000 Annual Abortions that Take Place, Leading Cause of Maternal Deaths

Argentina to Tackle 500,000 Annual Abortions that Take Place, Leading Cause of Maternal Deaths

The issue on abortion will be on the agenda of the Commission of the Criminal Law of Deputies that will talk about this topic for the first time tomorrow, September 27. continue reading »

STUDY:  Mexican-American Students Benefit from Speaking Spanish in School Environment

STUDY:  Mexican-American Students Benefit from Speaking Spanish in School Environment

A new University of Missouri study shows that Mexican-American students who identify and practice speaking their native language have higher grades than those who are put in English-only environments in their schools. continue reading »