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Murder Charges for CA Policeman Manuel Ramos in Brutal Beating of Homeless Man (VIDEO)

Murder Charges for CA Policeman Manuel Ramos in Brutal Beating of Homeless Man (VIDEO)

Officer Manuel Ramos and fellow officer Jay Cicinelli have been charged in the brutal beating death of a homeless man in Fullerton, California announced Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas today. continue reading »

Jarritos Looking to Pick Up the Young Non-Hispanic Male Demographic

Jarritos Looking to Pick Up the Young Non-Hispanic Male Demographic

In an attempt to reel in the non-Hispanic male consumer, the Mexican soft drink Jarritos has put out new advertising, including English-language advertisements on Pandora, the internet music provider. continue reading »

Argentina’s President Cristina Fernández  Paris Shopping Spree Includes 100K in Shoes

Argentina’s President Cristina Fernández Paris Shopping Spree Includes 100K in Shoes

Cristina Fernández didn’t even leave her lavish Paris hotel to shop for the 20 pairs of Louboutin shoes she purchased ahead of her meeting with Sarkozy. continue reading »

EEOC Charges Bass Pro with Discriminating Against Latino Applicants Preferring White Applicants

EEOC Charges Bass Pro with Discriminating Against Latino Applicants Preferring White Applicants

Bass Pro, a nationwide retailer of sporting goods, and apparel products, engaged in a pattern or practice of failing to hire African-American and Hispanic applicants for positions in its retail stores nationwide, and retaliated against employees who opposed the discriminatory practices, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged in a lawsuit filed today. continue reading »

Las Vegas Tortilla Convention Allows Companies to Show Off New “Healthy” Tortillas

Las Vegas Tortilla Convention Allows Companies to Show Off New “Healthy” Tortillas

In 1990, the Tortilla Industry Association (TIA) was created to serve the emerging tortilla industry. Today, that industry is the fastest growing segment of the baking industry. Earlier this month, TIA held its annual conference at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV. continue reading »

Ronaldo Gives Sporting Fans The Finger, Tells Them Where To Shove Their Jeers (VIDEO)

Ronaldo Gives Sporting Fans The Finger, Tells Them Where To Shove Their Jeers (VIDEO)

Ronaldo claims he was flipping off team mate Pepe as a joke, but an expert in lip reading and sign language says otherwise. continue reading »

Brazil Looking to Send 75,000 College Students to World’s Best Schools

Brazil Looking to Send 75,000 College Students to World’s Best Schools

As their President Dilma Rouseff becomes the first woman to open debate at the United Nations General Assembly, Brazil is seeing an increase in the number of students able to attend some of the top schools in the United States and across the world. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS:  Empanada Stop Results in $400 Million Armored Car Robbery in Venezuela

BREAKING NEWS:  Empanada Stop Results in $400 Million Armored Car Robbery in Venezuela

A Venezuelan armored truck carrying 1,700,000 Bolívares (395 Million dollars) was robbed by six men, while a guard had na empanada breakfast! continue reading »

Arizona Sheriff Arpaio’s “Cold Case Posse” to Investigate President Obama’s Birth Certificate

Arizona Sheriff Arpaio’s “Cold Case Posse” to Investigate President Obama’s Birth Certificate

Arizona’s anti-immigration “celebrity” Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has put together what is being called the “Cold Case Posse” with the mission of investigating the authenticity of President Obama’s birth certificate. continue reading »

Health Advocates Urging Politicians to Support Health Care Access for Latinas

Health Advocates Urging Politicians to Support Health Care Access for Latinas

As Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off, Planned Parenthood and other national leaders working on Latina health and justice issues are asking elected officials to recognize the disparate impact that federal and state health care policies are having on Latino families, and to oppose proposals that contribute to these health disparities. continue reading »

Illusionist Criss Angel to Marry Girlfriend Sandra González

Illusionist Criss Angel to Marry Girlfriend Sandra González

Magician Criss Angel proposed to his girlfriend of four years in a romantic getaway to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. continue reading »

STUDY:  Fast Spoken Spanish is Faster than Fast Spoken English

STUDY:  Fast Spoken Spanish is Faster than Fast Spoken English

A French study has shown that Spanish (after Japanese) is the fastest spoken language, though it is also the one that transmits the least information per second. continue reading »

Brazil President Rousseff First Woman to Open UN General Assembly

Brazil President Rousseff First Woman to Open UN General Assembly

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff opened the 66th session of the General Assembly being the first woman to ever does so. Calling this 'the century of women' Rousseff did not mince words and let everyone know that she sought for Brazil to be a world player. To that end she affirmed her support for Palestine's bid for full U.N. membership. continue reading »

Rush Hour Traffic in Mexico Comes to Stand Still When 35 Bodies Dumped on Highway

Rush Hour Traffic in Mexico Comes to Stand Still When 35 Bodies Dumped on Highway

Rush hour traffic near downtown Boca del Rio in the state of Veracruz came to a halt when bold narcos dumped 35 dead bodies in a highway underpass. continue reading »

Criminal Alien Caught at Border Trying to Reenter U.S. after Serving Prison Sentence

Criminal Alien Caught at Border Trying to Reenter U.S. after Serving Prison Sentence

A 40 year-old male from Obregon, Sonora, Mexico was apprehended by Nogales Border Patrol agents in early March for attempting to illegally re-enter the United States. As a result, on September 12 the Mexican national was sentenced to 57 months in prison. continue reading »