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Put Your Hands Together for This Week’s Dancing Chihuahua! (VIDEO)

Put Your Hands Together for This Week’s Dancing Chihuahua! (VIDEO)

Don't be fooled by his petite size, this party animal is the heart and soul of the rumba. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Professor at University of Idaho Shoots Student Before Taking His Own Life

LATINO BLOTTER: Professor at University of Idaho Shoots Student Before Taking His Own Life

Monday evening, graduate student Kathryn Benoit was shot and killed by University of Idaho college professor Ernesto Bustamante, who later took his own life. continue reading »

Hurrican Irene Readiness: Your Pets and Livestock

Hurrican Irene Readiness: Your Pets and Livestock

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is issuing guidance for residents in states who have livestock and pets that might be affected by Hurricane Irene. USDA is offering these tips to help residents protect the health of these animals in the event of power outages, flooding and other problems that could be associated with the storm. continue reading »

Many Priests in Mexico Threatened by Drug Dealers Says Catholic Church

Many Priests in Mexico Threatened by Drug Dealers Says Catholic Church

The Archdiocese of Mexico through its Archbishop, Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera, condemned the cowardly attack which took place in the city of Monterrey in Nuevo Leon, which caused the death of over 50 people. continue reading »

Mexican American Alliance Release Key Points About Hurricane Irene

Mexican American Alliance Release Key Points About Hurricane Irene

FEMA, along with the entire federal family, is leaning forward to support our state and territorial partners as Hurricane Irene continues to threaten the east coast, having already impacted Puerto Rico. continue reading »

Steve Montenegro, One of the Republican’ Party’s Latest Latino Politicians

Steve Montenegro, One of the Republican’ Party’s Latest Latino Politicians

The ever increasing demographic of Hispanic Republicans appears to have a rising star in 29-year-old Steve Montenegro, a state legislator in Surprise, Arizona. continue reading »

Rio De Janeiro Man Sleeps In a Coffin Every Friday

Rio De Janeiro Man Sleeps In a Coffin Every Friday

Zeli Ferreira Rossi, a retired 60 year old from Rio de Janeiro has slept inside a coffin every Friday, for the last 25 years. continue reading »

Ahead of Hurricane Irene Cruise Ships Leave Passengers in San Juan, PR Some With No Way to Get Home

Ahead of Hurricane Irene Cruise Ships Leave Passengers in San Juan, PR Some With No Way to Get Home

In preparation for the incoming Hurricane Irene, cruise ships were warned to leave the ports of Puerto Rico to ensure they would not get caught in the storm. However, when the ships left, they did so without all of their passengers. continue reading »

Kidnapped Journalist Humberto Millán Salazar  Found Dead

Kidnapped Journalist Humberto Millán Salazar Found Dead

Unidentified gunmen ambushed the editor of “A Discusión” and presenter of Radio Fórmula Humberto Millán along with his brother in Sinaloa yesterday. His body has just been found. continue reading »

Body of “Colombiana” and “Treme” Actor, Michael Showers, Found Floating in Mississippi River

Body of “Colombiana” and “Treme” Actor, Michael Showers, Found Floating in Mississippi River

The body of actor Michael H. Shower was found floating in the Mississippi River Wednesday morning in New Orleans. It is unclear whether foul play was involved, but the actor’ continue reading »

CHILE: Workers & Students March in Second Day of Unrest (VIDEO)

CHILE: Workers & Students March in Second Day of Unrest (VIDEO)

Chilean labor and student strikes have organized into one 48-hr nationwide pot-banging strike or “Cacerolazo,” protesting the limp education, social, and economic systems. continue reading »

An Environmental Win for California Latino School Children

An Environmental Win for California Latino School Children

Today, the EPA entered in an agreement with the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) to resolve a civil rights complaints filed on behalf of Latino school children in 1999. continue reading »

Judge Awards Family $2.8 Billion for the Pushed Suicide of Father at the Hands of Castro’s Cuba

Judge Awards Family $2.8 Billion for the Pushed Suicide of Father at the Hands of Castro’s Cuba

For years, Gustavo Villoldo and his family have lived in pain after his father, who shares the same name, was practically tortured, threatened, and pushed to commit suicide by the continue reading »

Creepy is the New Disney, Guillermo del Toro Remaking The Classics

Creepy is the New Disney, Guillermo del Toro Remaking The Classics

Del Toro is remaking “Haunted Mansion,” “Pinocchio” and “Beauty and the Beast”. Could a gothic “Dumbo” be in the works? Steampunk “Brave Little Toaster”? continue reading »

FDA Works with Mexico on Cross-Border Food Safety, Special Focus on Papayas

FDA Works with Mexico on Cross-Border Food Safety, Special Focus on Papayas

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and its counterpart agencies in the Mexican government, the National Service for Agroalimentary Public Health, Safety and Quality (SENASICA) continue reading »