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U.S. Hispanic Country-of-Origin Counts - 63% Mexican Origin

U.S. Hispanic Country-of-Origin Counts - 63% Mexican Origin

The 2010 Decennial Census counted 50.5 million Hispanics. Among them, 31.8 million, or 63%, are of Mexican origin. They are followed by Puerto Rican-origin Hispanics, who number 4.6 million, or 9.2%, of all U.S. Hispanics. Next are Cubans at 1.8 million or 3.5%, Salvadorans at 1.6 million or 3.3%, Dominicans at 1.4 million or 2.8%, Guatemalans at one million or 2.1% and Colombians at 909,000 or 1.8%. continue reading »

CLEAR YOUR MIND OF WORRIES This Weekend With A Latin American Wonder

CLEAR YOUR MIND OF WORRIES This Weekend With A Latin American Wonder

CLEAR YOUR MIND OF WORRIES this weekend with a Latin American natural wonder. Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

Change.org Calls for Immediate Moratorium on Secure Communities Program- sign petition here

Change.org Calls for Immediate Moratorium on Secure Communities Program- sign petition here

When an L.A. woman named Isaura Garcia finally worked up the nerve to call 911 -- after two years of brutal beatings by her husband -- her fingerprints were sent to a federal database for immigration checks. continue reading »

White House Details Next Step in Improving Academic Achievement of Latinos

White House Details Next Step in Improving Academic Achievement of Latinos

Yesterday, more than a dozen new members of the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics were announced at the White House and later sworn-in at an official ceremony with U.S. Supreme Court Justice continue reading »

CENSUS:  Hispanic Population Grew 4x National Rate, Up 43%

CENSUS:  Hispanic Population Grew 4x National Rate, Up 43%

The U.S. Census Bureau today released a 2010 Census brief on the nation's Hispanic population, which shows the Hispanic population increased by 15.2 million between 2000 and 2010 continue reading »

Wine Consumption Amongst Latinos on the Rise These Last Five Years

Wine Consumption Amongst Latinos on the Rise These Last Five Years

A recent consumer study by Experian Simmons shows that wine consumption amongst Latinos has dramatically increased over the last five years and wine makers have taken notice. continue reading »

Barça Police Has Hard Time Calming Protestors Before Champions Final (VIDEO)

Barça Police Has Hard Time Calming Protestors Before Champions Final (VIDEO)

Police mobilized against protesters today in Barcelona, attempting to clear the square out ahead of FC Barça’s Champions League final match against Manchester United tomorrow evening. continue reading »

Working Class Whites, Not Minorities, Most Alienated and Pessimistic Group in America

Working Class Whites, Not Minorities, Most Alienated and Pessimistic Group in America

In 2005, the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey stated that only 50 percent of white working-class adults have a college degrees . Today, that number has dropped below 48 percent. continue reading »

Telemundo To Launch FIRST EVER Emmy Campaign

Telemundo To Launch FIRST EVER Emmy Campaign

In a never seen before move, Telemundo is campaigning hard to get “La Reina del Sur” noticed for Emmy nominations. continue reading »

Sen. Vitter Blocks Pay Raise for Secretary Salazar Until Gulf Drilling Permits Issued

Sen. Vitter Blocks Pay Raise for Secretary Salazar Until Gulf Drilling Permits Issued

Louisiana Sen. David Vitter (R) has said that he will block the pay raise for President Obama’s Secretary of the Interior, until the Interior Department allows more access to of drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. continue reading »

Rep. Jose Serrano-Sponsored Study Shows Hate Crime Against Latinos on the Rise

Rep. Jose Serrano-Sponsored Study Shows Hate Crime Against Latinos on the Rise

Congressman José E. Serrano highlighted the preliminary conclusions of a study by the Justice Department, which showed that hate crimes against Latinos have been rising over the past several years. continue reading »

Who Won?  Botero vs Kahlo at Sotheby’s Latin American Art Auction

Who Won?  Botero vs Kahlo at Sotheby’s Latin American Art Auction

This week’s long anticipated Latin American art auction held by Sotheby’s pitted two of Latin America’s greatest artists against each other: Fernando Botero of Colombia vs Frida Kahlo of Mexico. continue reading »

Police in Tijuana Make Woman Do Lap Dances for Their Freedom- WATCH (VIDEO)

Police in Tijuana Make Woman Do Lap Dances for Their Freedom- WATCH (VIDEO)

Arrested for allegedly having stolen credit cards and checks, fifteen officers, three females and a former soldier among them, made the alleged suspect strip and dance! continue reading »

“Loose-Living” Monks Kicked Out of Monastery by Pope Benedict

“Loose-Living” Monks Kicked Out of Monastery by Pope Benedict

A Vatican spokesperson has confirmed that Pope Benedict XVI approved a rare decree ordering a monastery of party-lovin’ Cistercian monks to be dissolved. continue reading »

Former Marine Shot 22 Times by Arizona SWAT Team, Total of 71 Shots Fired in 7 Sec. (VIDEO)

Former Marine Shot 22 Times by Arizona SWAT Team, Total of 71 Shots Fired in 7 Sec. (VIDEO)

On the morning of May 5th, SWAT team officers entered the Arizona home of Jose Guerena, his wife and two children. Moments later Guerena was shot and laid dying on the floor, continue reading »