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U.S. Government Pledges Another $2 Million for Puerto Rico’s Clean Up of 2010 Storm

U.S. Government Pledges Another $2 Million for Puerto Rico’s Clean Up of 2010 Storm

The U.S. Department of Labor announced a $2 million National Emergency Grant increment to continue cleanup and recovery efforts that began in October 2010 following destruction in Puerto Rico caused by Tropical Storm Otto. continue reading »

Management at Popular Seafood Restaurant Chain in Houston Indicted for Hiring 33 Illegal Aliens

Management at Popular Seafood Restaurant Chain in Houston Indicted for Hiring 33 Illegal Aliens

Two current managers and three former managers or supervisors of Mambo Seafood were indicted on Wednesday on various charges related to harboring illegal aliens. These indictments were announced by U.S. Attorney Jose Angel Moreno, continue reading »

Rep. Gutierrez Confirmed for Netroots Nation Panel on Power Of the Latino Vote

Rep. Gutierrez Confirmed for Netroots Nation Panel on Power Of the Latino Vote

Representative Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) will join Markos Moulitsas, founder of Daily Kos; Eliseo Medina, Secretary-Treasurer of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU); Maribel Hastings, Spanish Language Reporter/Blogger; and Adam Luna, continue reading »

Reported Argentinean ‘Death Flight’ Plane Found in Florida (VIDEO)

Reported Argentinean ‘Death Flight’ Plane Found in Florida (VIDEO)

As part of an investigation into crimes committed at the infamous ESMA Naval Mechanics School during the 1976-1983 "Dirty War," during which as many as 30,000 people were kidnapped and killed, this airplane is believed to have been one of them used in the “death flights” continue reading »

mun2  Premiers  Hot New Reality Series “Beauties & The Boss,” Sunday June 19

mun2 Premiers Hot New Reality Series “Beauties & The Boss,” Sunday June 19

Telemundo's mun2, the Hispanic lifestyle cable network for today's young Latino Americans (YLAs) aged 18-34, is turning up the heat Sunday nights with a brand new reality series "Beauties & the Boss." continue reading »

Narco Blog: The Mexican Army Delivers Major Blow to Zetas

Narco Blog: The Mexican Army Delivers Major Blow to Zetas

The Mexican Army delivered a major blow to the Zeta’s yesterday. The Police carried out an operation in which they seized more than a million dollars cash, this in the town of Sabinas, Nuevo León. continue reading »

Redistricting and the Latino Boom in Nebraska

Redistricting and the Latino Boom in Nebraska

At the beginning of the year there was much speculation as to how the rapid growth of the U.S. Latino population in the last decade would influence the redistricting process across the country. Growth rates in new destination states such as Nebraska (77%), Nevada (82%), and North Carolina (111%) have emerged as battlegrounds over the extent to which Latinos will impact this decennial process. continue reading »

Fifa Investigating Match between Nigeria and Argentina Due to Suspicious Betting Patterns

Fifa Investigating Match between Nigeria and Argentina Due to Suspicious Betting Patterns

Officials saw irregular betting patterns as well as a highly controversial call just before the final whistle blew in Wednesday’s game. continue reading »

Palin Buys “Place to Thaw Out” in Scottsdale Arizona

Palin Buys “Place to Thaw Out” in Scottsdale Arizona

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has purchased a new 1.7 million dollar home in Scottsdale, Az. Her recent purchase of the 8,000-sq.-ft., six-bedroom house has prompted much speculation. continue reading »

High School Crowns Hispanic Transgender Student Prom Queen (VIDEO)

High School Crowns Hispanic Transgender Student Prom Queen (VIDEO)

Andii Viveros was announced as queen of the McFatter Technical High School prom on Friday. continue reading »

Fox Ignores The Fact That A Majority Detained By ICE Program Are Nonviolent Immigrants (VIDEO)

Fox Ignores The Fact That A Majority Detained By ICE Program Are Nonviolent Immigrants (VIDEO)

During Fox News' coverage of Secure Communities, a deportation program begun under the Bush administration, Fox pushed the idea that opting out of the program would create "sanctuary states" for dangerous undocumented immigrants. In fact, a large proportion of individuals who are detained and deported by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement carry only misdemeanors and minor infractions or have no criminal conviction or background. continue reading »

Peru Election 2011: Democracy’s Faustian Choices

Peru Election 2011: Democracy’s Faustian Choices

Sunday’s election is where the red-hot issues of race, gender, age, imprisonment, insurrection, poverty and economic boom will be shaken in a volatile political cocktail. continue reading »

NEW POLL: Belief in Economic Opportunity Unites Americans Across Ethnic/Racial Lines

NEW POLL: Belief in Economic Opportunity Unites Americans Across Ethnic/Racial Lines

In a rapidly diversifying America, whites and minorities share many common views about what it takes to succeed in today's economy and a cultural optimism about the progress America has made in expanding opportunity for people of all ethnic and racial backgrounds continue reading »

UNIVISION Has Exclusive Live Coverage Of  2011 Copa Oro Matches

UNIVISION Has Exclusive Live Coverage Of 2011 Copa Oro Matches

The Legendary Hugo Sanchez, Fernando Fiore, Pablo Ramirez, Jorge Perez Navarro, Jesus Bracamontes, Diego Balado and Marcelo Balboa are Joined by Jackie Guerrido and Ernesto Laguardia Bringing Unique Perspectives and Minute-to-Minute Excitement. continue reading »

MEET Lea T: Brazil’s Transsexual Rising Model Superstar (VIDEO)

MEET Lea T: Brazil’s Transsexual Rising Model Superstar (VIDEO)

In less than 2 years, she has been on Oprah, landed editorials in Vogue Paris, walked for Givenchy, and was in the cover of LOVE magazine smooching Kate Moss! continue reading »