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Hugo Chávez Makes 1st Public Appearance With Shaved Head & Now Has an Exercise Video(VIDEO)

Hugo Chávez Makes 1st Public Appearance With Shaved Head & Now Has an Exercise Video(VIDEO)

We also bring you video of the Venezuelan leader directing his cabinet’s fitness routine a la Richard Simmons. continue reading »

Poverty Rising in Mexico, Govt Blames Global Financial Crisis

Poverty Rising in Mexico, Govt Blames Global Financial Crisis

Friday, Mexican President Felipe Calderon’s administration received word that despite an improving economy, just under half of the country’s population lives in poverty, and that number is rising. continue reading »

DON’T MISS Ana de la Reguera in “Cowboys & Aliens” (VIDEO)

DON’T MISS Ana de la Reguera in “Cowboys & Aliens” (VIDEO)

The former love interest of Univisión’s Jorge Ramos is a part of the most successful box office hit this week! continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Virginia Butt Slasher Attacking Women in Malls

LATINO BLOTTER: Virginia Butt Slasher Attacking Women in Malls

Police are on the lookout for a Hispanic male they believe has been attacking young women in shopping centers. The slasher’s most recent victim was an 18-year-old girl who was shoppi continue reading »

Illinois Gov. Quinn Signs State DREAM Act  (VIDEO)

Illinois Gov. Quinn Signs State DREAM Act (VIDEO)

Today, at Benito Juarez High School in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood, Governor Pat Quinn signed historic legislation to increase education opportunities to children of immigrants in Illinois continue reading »

Charlie Sheen Rescues Ex From Xtreme Rehab in Mexico

Charlie Sheen Rescues Ex From Xtreme Rehab in Mexico

The master winner and king of altruism went south of the border in his private jet to pick Brooke Mueller up and bring her to safety! continue reading »

U.S. Farmers Opposing GOP E-Verify Mandate

U.S. Farmers Opposing GOP E-Verify Mandate

It seems likely that Republicans will to lose the support of farmers, as their immigration legislation will cost farm owners a number of their workers. continue reading »

Televisa and Azteca’s Telenovelas to be Streamed on Netflix but not in U.S.

Televisa and Azteca’s Telenovelas to be Streamed on Netflix but not in U.S.

Starting in September Netflix will offer its Latin American clients telenovelas from the King’s of telenovela production: Televisa and Azteca. continue reading »

Bullfighting to Stay in Spain: “Artistic Discipline and Cultural Product”

Bullfighting to Stay in Spain: “Artistic Discipline and Cultural Product”

Zapatero's government called the Ministry of Culture to be in charge of the "development and protection" of bullfighting from now on. continue reading »

Immigration Judges at Border Have Higher Rate of Denying Asylum Petitions

Immigration Judges at Border Have Higher Rate of Denying Asylum Petitions

According to a new study by the Transactional Records Access Clearninghouse shows that immigration judges working at the border are more likely to deny asylum petitions from Mexican nationals than anywhere else in the country. continue reading »

Mexican President Calderon’s Sister to Run for Governor of Michoacan

Mexican President Calderon’s Sister to Run for Governor of Michoacan

Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon’s sister has won her primary gubernatorial election in the state of Michoacan. State Senator Luisa Maria Calderon was a National Action Party candidate and won the primary with over 60 percent of the votes. continue reading »

MALDEF Secures Court Victory: Texas Can’t Deny Drivers Licenses to Legally Working Immigrants

MALDEF Secures Court Victory: Texas Can’t Deny Drivers Licenses to Legally Working Immigrants

Yesterday, the 345th District Court in Travis County granted a declaratory judgment and enjoined the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) from enforcing rules it created that deny driver’s licenses to immigrants living and working in Texas with authorization from the federal government. continue reading »

ACLU Files Lawsuit Against Puerto Rican Govt Detention Center for Girls - Alleging Abuse

ACLU Files Lawsuit Against Puerto Rican Govt Detention Center for Girls - Alleging Abuse

The ACLU learned of the abuse through interviews with girls at the facility, but the investigation was halted when staff at the detention center stopped the questioning and refused to allow the research team to return. continue reading »

Two Foreign Tourists Brutally Assaulted and Murdered in Argentina

Two Foreign Tourists Brutally Assaulted and Murdered in Argentina

Over the weekend tourists in Argentina found the bodies of two female victims near a hiking trail in the Salta province which is in located in the northwest of the country. Both female victims were staying at a hostel and identified as French tourists last seen on July 16th. continue reading »

‘I Ordered 1,500 Killings’ Says Recently Captured La Linea Leader ‘El Diego’ Hernandez

‘I Ordered 1,500 Killings’ Says Recently Captured La Linea Leader ‘El Diego’ Hernandez

La Linea cartel leader Jose Antonio Acosta Hernandez known as ‘El Diego’ has been in custody for just one day and he has already confessed to ordering the murders of 1,500 people. continue reading »