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STUDY:  Latinos and African Americans Remain Optimistic in Face of Tough Economy

STUDY:  Latinos and African Americans Remain Optimistic in Face of Tough Economy

Findings from the Blair-Rockefeller Poll challenge long-held assumptions about the impact of the economy on political attitudes and voting behaviors, according to a new report by political scientist Todd Shields continue reading »

Climate Change Likely Influenced Mexican Migration North

Climate Change Likely Influenced Mexican Migration North

According a report from the Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) bank, the migration of Mexicans to the U.S. may have been triggered by a change in climate which dried out much of Mexico’s land, leaving it unsuitable for farming. continue reading »

Could a Latino Man be Gumby’s Crime Mentor? (VIDEO)

Could a Latino Man be Gumby’s Crime Mentor? (VIDEO)

Surveillance cameras from a San Diego 7/11 prove that a few minutes before 8pm on Labor Day, an unusually tense Gumby entered a 7-11 followed by a Latino man. Police said they are investigating this unidentified male who entered the store seconds before Gumby attempted to rob it. continue reading »

Former New Mexico Governor Travels to Cuba, Looking to Negotiate Release of U.S. Contractor

Former New Mexico Governor Travels to Cuba, Looking to Negotiate Release of U.S. Contractor

Earlier this year, Alan Gross, 62, was sentenced by a Cuban court to 15 years in prison for attempting to set up internet networks in the communist country. continue reading »

Argentina Will Raise Payments to Poor Families by 23%

Argentina Will Raise Payments to Poor Families by 23%

Argentina is planning on spending $2.8 billion dollars or 11.8 billion pesos to boost payments to the countries poor families. This 23 percent increase in support for the poor is considered one of President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s biggest achievements. continue reading »

Loyal Chihuahua Brings Life-Saving Help to Elderly Woman Stuck in Deck Chair

Loyal Chihuahua Brings Life-Saving Help to Elderly Woman Stuck in Deck Chair

A Texas woman is giving credit to her little Chihuahua for saving her life after she became lodged in a deck chair after it broke. Evelyn Rogers was watering her p continue reading »

Hear How Manny Pacquiao is Getting Ready for His Match with Juan Manuel Marquez (VIDEO)

Hear How Manny Pacquiao is Getting Ready for His Match with Juan Manuel Marquez (VIDEO)

As boxing sensation, Manny Pacquiao gets ready to face Juan Manual Marquez for the third time, the boxer is showing just how versatile his talents are. continue reading »

Casey Anthony To Move to Mexico After Probation

Casey Anthony To Move to Mexico After Probation

Anthony has plans to elope in Mexico and make a new life in a large Ranch with 5 miles of beach, owned by her new California millionaire lover. continue reading »

Marcio Rubio Will be President Someday Predicts Rush Limbaugh, Sees Him as ‘Conservative Purity’

Marcio Rubio Will be President Someday Predicts Rush Limbaugh, Sees Him as ‘Conservative Purity’

Conservative radio talk host Rush Limbaugh is jumping on the ‘We love everything about Marco Rubio’ bandwagon. Yesterday during his program Limbaugh predicted Rubio “someday [is] going to be president of the United States.” continue reading »

Justice Dept Finds Puerto Rico Police Engaged in Pattern of Misconduct

Justice Dept Finds Puerto Rico Police Engaged in Pattern of Misconduct

Following a comprehensive investigation, the Justice Department today announced its findings that the Puerto Rico Police Department (PRPD) has engaged in a pattern and practice of misconduct that violates the Constitution and federal law continue reading »

Plight of Women in Mexican Prisons

Plight of Women in Mexican Prisons

According to the Department of Public Safety of Oaxaca, one of the poorest States in Mexico, women account for 6% of the prison population in the Country. If the women's prison is not available in the jurisdiction in which they were indicted, women are sent to the female area of one of the 14 State prisons. continue reading »

U.S. Groups Monitoring Cuba’s Plans to Retreive Billions of Barrels of Oil

U.S. Groups Monitoring Cuba’s Plans to Retreive Billions of Barrels of Oil

Cuba sent a large oil rig en route off its northern coast in search of what it believes to be billions of gallons of oil underneath the ocean floor, but after the BP oil spill, U.S. environmental groups have been quick to investigate the country’s oil exploration plans. continue reading »

Illegal Immigrants Continue Using Water Scooters To Jump The Border

Illegal Immigrants Continue Using Water Scooters To Jump The Border

A group of illegal immigrants attempting to enter the US from Mexico illegally via water, were tracked down by the U.S. Coast Guard, who were able to arrest one man, while another drowned south of San Diego. continue reading »

Vogue Magazine’s “Fashion’s Night Out” Goes to México! (VIDEO)

Vogue Magazine’s “Fashion’s Night Out” Goes to México! (VIDEO)

Fashion will surely take over México on September 8, when Vogue brings its third “Fashion’s Night Out” south of the border for the first time. continue reading »

UN Wants Uruguay Investigated for Alleged Sexual Misconduct in Haiti

UN Wants Uruguay Investigated for Alleged Sexual Misconduct in Haiti

The United Nations said today that Uruguay should conduct a full and thorough investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by its military personnel serving with the world body’s peacekeeping mission in Haiti. continue reading »