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More Convictions for Immigration Offenses Result in Hispanics Being the Majority in Federal Prisons

More Convictions for Immigration Offenses Result in Hispanics Being the Majority in Federal Prisons

A new government report shows Latinos have reached a new milestone, albeit a negative one, making up the majority of people being sent to federal prison for committing a felony. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man In Mexico Imprisons Teenage Girls, Has 5 Children With Them

LATINO BLOTTER: Man In Mexico Imprisons Teenage Girls, Has 5 Children With Them

In Mexico City Tuesday, a man was arrested for abusing teenage girls he kept imprisoned for seven years, fathering five children with them, before killing one of the girls and a 3-month-old baby they conceived. continue reading »

Watch Selena Gómez Flirt With Kids, Share With Fans And Promote her Clothes Line (VIDEO)

Watch Selena Gómez Flirt With Kids, Share With Fans And Promote her Clothes Line (VIDEO)

Take a look at the new promotional video for Selena Gomez's "Dream Out Loud" collection, selling out fast at K-Mart! continue reading »

Number of Immigrant Arrests Set to Hit 40-Year Low

Number of Immigrant Arrests Set to Hit 40-Year Low

According to Border Patrol statistics, the rate of immigrant arrests is on it’s way to dropping to a 40-year low. Only one month remains in Border Patrol’s 2011 fiscal year, and with just under 305,000 continue reading »

Latino Immigrant Children More Likely to Go Hungry

Latino Immigrant Children More Likely to Go Hungry

Nearly one in five children in the United States lives in a family that struggles to put food on the table, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. continue reading »

Gisele Bundchen Launches a Campaign to Support Amazon Rainforest in her Native Brazil(VIDEO)

Gisele Bundchen Launches a Campaign to Support Amazon Rainforest in her Native Brazil(VIDEO)

The Brazilian model, along with the United Nations for the Environment Program has launched a campaign to support the preservation of the Amazon Rainforest. continue reading »

Latinos Maybe Losing Up to $1 Million Because of Fraudulent Prepaid Calling Cards

Latinos Maybe Losing Up to $1 Million Because of Fraudulent Prepaid Calling Cards

Consider the following facts: Latinos may be losing up to $1 million per day because of fraudulent prepaid calling cards. The average calling card only delivers 60% of the minutes advertised. The cost-per-minute rates for prepaid phone cards can be up to 87% higher than expected. continue reading »

Shakira Introduces Her new Perfume “S Eau Florale,” Oh, La-la!

Shakira Introduces Her new Perfume “S Eau Florale,” Oh, La-la!

Softer and more feminine than her past two scents—“Amuleto” and “S by Shakira,” Shakira’s new fragrance aims to become a best seller. continue reading »

Undocumented Immigrants Receive $4.2 Billion in Tax Credits

Undocumented Immigrants Receive $4.2 Billion in Tax Credits

An audit of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has revealed that undocumented immigrants were able to collect $4.2 billion in refundable tax credits from 2010, due to possession of taxpayer identification numbers. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS: Police Believe They’ve Identified the Virginia Butt Slasher

BREAKING NEWS: Police Believe They’ve Identified the Virginia Butt Slasher

Police say they have identified the man that has become known as the Virginia butt slasher, after a number of young girls reported that they’re rear-ends were being cut while at shopping centers and malls. continue reading »

New Mexico Continues to Debate Immigrant Licenses

New Mexico Continues to Debate Immigrant Licenses

New Mexico is one of just three states, along with Utah and Washington, that allow illegal immigrants to obtain driver's licenses. But that could change soon as lawmakers returned to Santa Fe on September 6th, continue reading »

Virtual Latin América World Cup Coming Soon for Gamers (VIDEO)

Virtual Latin América World Cup Coming Soon for Gamers (VIDEO)

Sony Computer Entertainment and Fox Sports partnered up to host the first ever “Fox Sports Virtual Cup” in Latin América, an online tournament that will award a summer vacation and a special undisclosed prize to Latin América’s best player of the Pro Evolution Soccer 2012, coming to stores September 27th. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Brazil on Your 189th Year of Independence

¡Felicidades! Brazil on Your 189th Year of Independence

Today, all of Brazil is celebrating and rejoicing its 189-year old independence from the Portuguese. The Portuguese arrived in 1532 and stayed for close to 300 years as it colonized the region and colonized native populations continue reading »

Brazilian Indians Demand Shell Leave Their Land

Brazilian Indians Demand Shell Leave Their Land

Indians of the Guarani tribe in Brazil have demanded that energy giant Shell stop using their ancestral land for ethanol production. continue reading »

Narco Blog: 14 Year Old Charged With Murder of Policeman

Narco Blog: 14 Year Old Charged With Murder of Policeman

The Attorney General of the State of Chihuahua reported that they have captured Bernardino Diaz Nestor Torres, 14 years old, who is implicated in the murder of Sergio Muñoz Leonel Gutierrez, continue reading »