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Siempre Mujer and CNN en Español Team Up to Empower Latinas to Believe in and Follow Their Dreams

Siempre Mujer and CNN en Español Team Up to Empower Latinas to Believe in and Follow Their Dreams

New Multi-Platform Program Will Leverage Siempre Mujer and CNN en Español. Leading Hispanic media properties Siempre Mujer magazine, the Spanish-language lifestyle magazine for women published by Meredith continue reading »

Dominican Republic Bans “Calle 13” Songs

Dominican Republic Bans “Calle 13” Songs

The government alleges that the Grammy winning Puerto Rican duo’s lyrics incite violence, objectify women and promote drug use. continue reading »

Shakira Performs for 150,000 Fans for FREE in Mérida, MX.

Shakira Performs for 150,000 Fans for FREE in Mérida, MX.

The Colombian singer offered a free two-hour concert in southeastern Mexico where she even covered Metallica! continue reading »

Troubled Juarez Set to Spend $498M on Public Works Projects

Troubled Juarez Set to Spend $498M on Public Works Projects

The Mexican government at a city, state and federal level is investing heavily in the beleaguered border city of Juarez and has just announced $498.4 million in funding for pubic works projects. continue reading »

Ryan Phillippe Appears to be Robbing the Cradle by Dating Demi Lovato

Ryan Phillippe Appears to be Robbing the Cradle by Dating Demi Lovato

Serial dater and baby daddy to his two-week old daughter, Ryan Phillippe, is apparently now dating the barely legal Demi Lovato. The former tween star of “Sonny With a Chance” is just coming out of her self-described ‘dark period’ that consisted of self-mutilation, addiction and rehab. continue reading »

“El Ponchis” Trial Begins, Teen Assassin Faces Only 3 Years in Jail for Gruesome Murders

“El Ponchis” Trial Begins, Teen Assassin Faces Only 3 Years in Jail for Gruesome Murders

The trial for the now 15-year-old alleged assassin known as “El Ponchis” began Monday. The young man is on trial in Mexico for murder, kidnapping, drug dealing, and weapons possession. continue reading »

Are Hispanics For or Against Illegal Immigration?

Are Hispanics For or Against Illegal Immigration?

You shout, “What part of illegal do you Mexicans not understand?” Ah yes, I am no longer an American, a U.S. citizen – now I am a Mexican. In your state of ignorance you have no idea that “Mexican” is a nationality not a race, and only citizens of Mexico have the right to that name. continue reading »

STUDY: Hispanics Need to Practice Sun Safety Procedures  Regardless of Skin Color

STUDY: Hispanics Need to Practice Sun Safety Procedures Regardless of Skin Color

Many Hispanics especially those that have not been in the U.S. for long period of times tend to ignore sun-safety procedures that most others follow. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER:  Brave Chihuahua Dog Foils Armed Robbery by Hispanic Suspects (VIDEO)

LATINO BLOTTER:  Brave Chihuahua Dog Foils Armed Robbery by Hispanic Suspects (VIDEO)

The dog may be only 6-10 inches tall and weighing a mere 6 pounds but that did not stop this mighty brave Chihuahua dog from barking and attacking two armed robbers in Los Angeles. continue reading »

How Does Deportation Work?

How Does Deportation Work?

Immigration policy is often discussed in sweeping, over-simplified terms. Beyond the op-ed commentary is the complicated reality of how an illegal alien travels from point A, their first contact with law enforcement, to point B, their country of origin. Discretion, logistics, and copious paperwork by law enforcement and judicial officials separate the two points. continue reading »

Brazil-Argentine Nuclear Disarmament Agency Celebrates 20 Years

Brazil-Argentine Nuclear Disarmament Agency Celebrates 20 Years

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today congratulated the Brazilian-Argentine Agency for Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials (ABACC) for its 20 years of working for nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation. continue reading »

Rep. Smith Still Convinced Obama is Planning “Backdoor” Amnesty, Tries to Take (Unused) Power Away

Rep. Smith Still Convinced Obama is Planning “Backdoor” Amnesty, Tries to Take (Unused) Power Away

U.S. Representative Lamar Smith from Texas (R-San Antonio) is still pushing to strip the Obama Administration of all immigration enforcement duties because he believes the president is setting up some sort of “backdoor” amnesty for undocumented immigrants. continue reading »

Watch New York Mets’ José Reyes Shortstopping Reggaetón Rhymes (VIDEO)

Watch New York Mets’ José Reyes Shortstopping Reggaetón Rhymes (VIDEO)

Take a look at the video of the Mets player with Voltio, Vakero, Poeta Callejero & Big Mato. What do you think? continue reading »

Marc Anthony Announces ‘I’m Single’, While Rumors of a J.Lo – William Levy Affair Steam Up

Marc Anthony Announces ‘I’m Single’, While Rumors of a J.Lo – William Levy Affair Steam Up

As Marc Anthony was performing in Colombia declaring himself single the gossip rumor mills were churning with reports that Jennifer Lopez cheated on him with Cuban-model William Levy. continue reading »

Maná Encourages Audiences to Take A Stand Against Racism (VIDEO)

Maná Encourages Audiences to Take A Stand Against Racism (VIDEO)

Thursday night thousands of Latinos in Fairfax, Virginia were told by Maná's Fher Olvera to "never forget your roots." continue reading »