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Dancing With The Ponch!

Dancing With The Ponch!

Television is about to get a lot cheesier thanks to Erik Estrada being the first “star” confirmed for Univision’s hit reality show “Mira Quien Baila” (Look Who’s Dancing). The announcement was made this week during the network’s “El Gordo y La Flaca” entertainment show. continue reading »

DREAM ON this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

DREAM ON this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

DREAM ON this weekend with a Latin American natural wonder. Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

Microsoft, Experts Stress Need for High-Skilled Immigration in Senate Hearing

Microsoft, Experts Stress Need for High-Skilled Immigration in Senate Hearing

While the House Judiciary Committee focused on a very different part of immigration yesterday, its Senate counterpart held a hearing on “The Economic Imperative for Enacting Immigration Reform.” In the hearing, witnesses testified that immigration reform that makes it easier for high-skilled immigrants to come work in the U.S. is not only good policy, but an economic necessity. Brad Smith, General Counsel and Senior VP for Legal and Corporate Affairs at Microsoft testified that smart immigration reform could create more jobs for American workers, something the economy needs as our nation struggles to recover from the recession. continue reading »

Cook County Commissioner Garcia Withdraws Bill to Stop ICE from Taking Detainees

Cook County Commissioner Garcia Withdraws Bill to Stop ICE from Taking Detainees

Cook County Commissioner Jesús García (D-Chicago) withdrew a bill Wednesday that would have required the county to free certain detainees wanted by federal immigration authorities. continue reading »

Alessandra Ambrosio and Ashton Kutcher Faces of Colcci

Alessandra Ambrosio and Ashton Kutcher Faces of Colcci

Check out the model and the actor cozy together in a steamy photo session for Brazilian Fashion Company Colcci. continue reading »

Mexico’s Federal Electoral Institute Making it Easier For MX Nationals Abroad to Vote

Mexico’s Federal Electoral Institute Making it Easier For MX Nationals Abroad to Vote

It will soon be easier for Mexican nationals abroad to register to vote in the 2012 presidential elections for Mexico. Starting October 1, Mexicans living continue reading »

Alan García Steps Down, Skips Humala’s Inauguration (VIDEO)

Alan García Steps Down, Skips Humala’s Inauguration (VIDEO)

Choosing to go against tradition, Past President Alan García didn’t appear before congress, nor was he present at the future president’s inauguration. continue reading »

Airlines Looking to Increase Traffic to Mexico as Business Traveler Demand Rises

Airlines Looking to Increase Traffic to Mexico as Business Traveler Demand Rises

As the demand from international travelers to visit Mexico for business increases, international airlines are attempting to increase the number of flights to the country. And Mexico is beginning to look like the new aviation hub of North America. continue reading »

Minorities, Those in Need of Cleaner Air May Benefit the Least from Electric Cars

Minorities, Those in Need of Cleaner Air May Benefit the Least from Electric Cars

A new report to be released Wednesday by The Greenlining Institute, the first ever to examine the impact of electric vehicles on communities of color, continue reading »

Chávez Looking Forward to Looking Like Yul Brynner

Chávez Looking Forward to Looking Like Yul Brynner

Come visit our Amigo ó Enemigo section as we analyze and dissect what is said by and about Hispanics. continue reading »

Enrique Iglesias Admits Onstage to Having a TINY PENIS (VIDEO)

Enrique Iglesias Admits Onstage to Having a TINY PENIS (VIDEO)

Iglesias told Aussie fans he has the “smallest penis in the world,” after discussing losing his virginity. What was he thinking or maybe he was thinking with his small penis?? continue reading »

Is There a Future for Cartels If Your Pooch Is Already Getting a “High” Life from Medical Marijuana?

Is There a Future for Cartels If Your Pooch Is Already Getting a “High” Life from Medical Marijuana?

As the debate rages on about legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes your neighbor’s pooch might already be enjoying the benefits. continue reading »

Mixed-race Woman Marrying White Supremacist/Murder Suspect

Mixed-race Woman Marrying White Supremacist/Murder Suspect

Erica Herrera, of Sacramento, California, is just days away from her wedding, but many are curious about her choice in a groom. The half Hawaiian and half Hispanic bride-to-be is set marry Curtis Allgier's at the Utah State Prison in Draper. continue reading »

Zapatero Calls for Early Spanish Elections (VIDEO)

Zapatero Calls for Early Spanish Elections (VIDEO)

Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero announced that elections will be Nov. 20 “so a different government offers assurance” continue reading »

Rare Mexican Pre-Columbian Artifact Intercepted by Customs Officials in Chicago

Rare Mexican Pre-Columbian Artifact Intercepted by Customs Officials in Chicago

Rare and tiny, a miniature Pre-Columbian artifact was intercepted by Chicago U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers during a routine outbound operation at O’Hare Airport. Measuring only four inches tall and thought to originate from a multi-piece burial scene in an elaborate underground mountainous tomb, this clay figurine of a Nayarit woman embodies the history of an ancient Western Mexico people, dating back to the early first millennium AD. continue reading »