iOntheAmericas

U.S. Enters Second Round of High-Level Partnership Talks with Colombia

U.S. Enters Second Round of High-Level Partnership Talks with Colombia

On May 31, the United States and Colombia will hold the second round of working group meetings as part of our continuing High-Level Partnership Dialogue. Delegations from the two countries will have discussions continue reading »

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Announces Theme for This Yrs Hispanic Heritage Month

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Announces Theme for This Yrs Hispanic Heritage Month

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) today announced September 11-14 as the dates for its 2011 Hispanic Heritage Month celebration in Washington, D.C. with the theme continue reading »

Tequila Party to Host Their First Political Rally in Tucson, Arizona

Tequila Party to Host Their First Political Rally in Tucson, Arizona

The newly minted ‘Tequila Party’ movement is ready to issue a wake-up call to the Latino voting bloc. The nonpartisan movement that launched on Cinco de Mayo wants to make sure all 20 million Hispanics eligible to vote – vote. continue reading »

FIFA Officials Face Questions and Allegations of Bribery Continue

FIFA Officials Face Questions and Allegations of Bribery Continue

As the world soccer organization known as FIFA, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (International Federation of Association Football) remains embroiled in controversy over the alleged corruption throughout the organization, continue reading »

Good & Bad News:  Comedian Chespirito is now on Twitter and He’s Is the Most Pirated Artist! (VIDEO)

Good & Bad News:  Comedian Chespirito is now on Twitter and He’s Is the Most Pirated Artist! (VIDEO)

The creator of El Chavo del 8 and El Chapulín Colorado has garnered more than 300,000 followers in 3 days! continue reading »

See Robert Rodriguez’s Recently Released ‘Spy Kids 4’ Trailer - Starrin: Alba, Trejo, Vega, Banderas

See Robert Rodriguez’s Recently Released ‘Spy Kids 4’ Trailer - Starrin: Alba, Trejo, Vega, Banderas

On the surface, Marissa Cortez Wilson (Jessica Alba) has it all...married to a famous spy hunting television reporter, a new baby and intelligent twin step kids. continue reading »

Majority of Americans Willing to See Businesses that Repeatedly Hire Undocumented Shut Down

Majority of Americans Willing to See Businesses that Repeatedly Hire Undocumented Shut Down

The U.S. Supreme Court late last week upheld the legality of an Arizona law cracking down on employers who hire illegal immigrants, and most voters support having a similar law in their own state. continue reading »

Puerto Rican José Andújar Arrested for Selling “Obama Condoms” on Times Square

Puerto Rican José Andújar Arrested for Selling “Obama Condoms” on Times Square

The hilarious and entrepreneurial Hispanic street vendor proclaims his right to sell politician clad condoms under the first amendment. continue reading »

Rep. Ana Hernandez Luna - From Undocumented Immigrant to U.S. State Representative

Rep. Ana Hernandez Luna - From Undocumented Immigrant to U.S. State Representative

When Ana Hernandez Luna was a toddler, she was brought to Texas from Mexico. Being carried across the U.S.-Mexico border, she became an undocumented immigrant. Today, she stands as a lawyer and a House representative. continue reading »

California Taxpayers Spend $1 Billion a Year to Keep Undocumented Immigrants Jailed

California Taxpayers Spend $1 Billion a Year to Keep Undocumented Immigrants Jailed

According to data from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation from December 2010, just under 17,000 inmates in the state are on hold for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), continue reading »

Donkey Eats Critical ID Registration Forms in Colombia Town

Donkey Eats Critical ID Registration Forms in Colombia Town

There's a donkey eating ID Registration Forms in a Colombian town and everyone is on the look out for the four-legged ID eater. In many parts of Colombia registry offices serve as the official site for getting your voter ID certification and other forms of important ID - so basically their vital. continue reading »

Growing Concern about Safety of Prosecutors in Latin America in Light of Recent Killings

Growing Concern about Safety of Prosecutors in Latin America in Light of Recent Killings

The United Nations human rights office today sounded the alarm on the recent killings of public prosecutors in Guatemala and Honduras, as well as the increasing vulnerability of human rights defenders in the two Central American countries. continue reading »

Barça Celebrates Champions League Title Dancing Onstage With Shakira! (VIDEO)

Barça Celebrates Champions League Title Dancing Onstage With Shakira! (VIDEO)

20,000 crazed fans waited in the Camp Nou for almost two hours! But in the end, Shakira delivered a wonderful performance, and made the Barça boys shake their hips! continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER:   Hispanic Man Sought for Sexual Assault of 85-Yr Old in Mayor’s Neighborhood

LATINO BLOTTER:  Hispanic Man Sought for Sexual Assault of 85-Yr Old in Mayor’s Neighborhood

New York police need your help in apprehending a man described as a Hispanic male in his 20’s about 5’10” wearing a white ‘wife beater’ tee shirt. continue reading »

Kindergarden Teacher Honored in Mexico

Kindergarden Teacher Honored in Mexico

Martha Ivette Rivera was decorated on Monday following her display of courage and collectedness Friday. continue reading »