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After the Tragedy: Monterrey Mayor’s Brother May Have Been Involved in Casino Royale Fire (VIDEO)

After the Tragedy: Monterrey Mayor’s Brother May Have Been Involved in Casino Royale Fire (VIDEO)

Just days before gunmen entered the Casino Royale in Monterrey Thursday August 25, lit the building on fire, killing 52 people, video footage shows Mayor Fernando Larrazabal’s brother shaking down the casino and leaving with wads of cash. continue reading »

Winning Latino Dishes at Texas State Fair from Deep Fried Salsa to Banana Burritos

Winning Latino Dishes at Texas State Fair from Deep Fried Salsa to Banana Burritos

“El Bananarito” and the “Walking Taco” are among the finalists that include fried bubblegum and deep fried salsa! Nomnomnom! continue reading »

Top 5 Goals from the Corner, Including Ronaldinho’s Most Recent Feat (VIDEO)

Top 5 Goals from the Corner, Including Ronaldinho’s Most Recent Feat (VIDEO)

An almost impossible feat, only a few manage to score from a 0 degree angle. Inside the top 5 from-the-corner goals of 2011. continue reading »

Spain Based “Desigual” Runs “Bare it for a Bargain” in CA & the Nudies Showed Up (VIDEO)

Spain Based “Desigual” Runs “Bare it for a Bargain” in CA & the Nudies Showed Up (VIDEO)

The first 100 shoppers to show up in their underwear for the opening of Spanish retailer's new Santa Monica location, Desigual, were treated by them to a free top and a free bottom! Thank God the weather cooperated because many showed up nearly nude to get free goodies. continue reading »

Marc Anthony’s 1st Interview After Splitting up With JLO Airs Tonight! (CLIP)

Marc Anthony’s 1st Interview After Splitting up With JLO Airs Tonight! (CLIP)

Marc Anthony opened up for the first time after his separation from Jennifer López. Here’s a small excerpt of the interview the artist gave to ABC News. The whole thing airs tonight on “Nightline.” continue reading »

Barcelona Eco-Friendly Online Community Helps Others Go Green and Provides “How To…” Help to Do I

Barcelona Eco-Friendly Online Community Helps Others Go Green and Provides “How To…” Help to Do I

Thanks to Barcelona-based website *faircompanies (faircompanies.com), a number of people are gaining information on how to live in a socially responsible way in regards to the environment. continue reading »

NM Trooper & Dog Involved in Trooper-Sex-On-Car Case IDed. Both Latinos.

NM Trooper & Dog Involved in Trooper-Sex-On-Car Case IDed. Both Latinos.

Officer Bert López has been named as the officer who was photographed having sex in full uniform, while the doggie watching has been IDed as being a Chihuahua. continue reading »

New Mexico Driver’s License Plan to Weed Out Undocumented Immigrants Blocked by Judge

New Mexico Driver’s License Plan to Weed Out Undocumented Immigrants Blocked by Judge

A New Mexico judge as blocked the Republican administration’s attempt to require the state’s immigrants to recertify their driver’s licenses and verify that they still live in the state, after those opposed filed a lawsuit against the plan. continue reading »

Police Looking for Latino Males in Connection With San Diego Rock Thrower Being Shot With Crossbow

Police Looking for Latino Males in Connection With San Diego Rock Thrower Being Shot With Crossbow

The San Diego Union Tribune is reporting that police are looking for two Latino males in connection with the shooting of a crossbow at a boy who was throwing rocks at passing cars. continue reading »

Jose Valle and His Tequila Bar at the Center of iPhone 5 Mystery

Jose Valle and His Tequila Bar at the Center of iPhone 5 Mystery

Who would of thought running a “tequila lounge” with your family would get you in the midst of a tech mystery. Well that is exactly what is happening to Jose Valle, owner of Cava 22, once reports came out that a prototype of the new iPhone 5 was left at his bar. continue reading »

Former PR Senator Arango’s Resignation Letter Available and You’ll Never Believe Who He Blames

Former PR Senator Arango’s Resignation Letter Available and You’ll Never Believe Who He Blames

Read the resignation letter here, where former Puerto Rico Senator Roberto Arango, lays the blame for publishing cyber-ass-pics on sinister political adversaries and the advances of technology. continue reading »

Campaign to Protect 35 Colombian Tribes is Launched

Campaign to Protect 35 Colombian Tribes is Launched

The UN has launched a campaign to protect 35 indigenous tribes from extinction in Colombia. Survival International works closely with one of tribes, the Nukak, nomadic hunter-gatherers living in the northwest Amazon basin. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Communications Organizations Speak before U.S. Congress for the First Time

Puerto Rican Communications Organizations Speak before U.S. Congress for the First Time

The University of Puerto Rico Alumni and Friends Abroad Association (UPRAA), is making history by presenting for the first time ever in the Congress of the United States, continue reading »

Venezuela to Extend Water & Sanitation Services to Rural Communities

Venezuela to Extend Water & Sanitation Services to Rural Communities

Venezuela will improve or expand access to water and sanitation services to 11,000 households in up to 68 rural communities and small towns with a $100 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). continue reading »

Bernie Williams to be Inducted into Latino Baseball Hall of Fame

Bernie Williams to be Inducted into Latino Baseball Hall of Fame

Five-time All-Star Bernie Williams will be among the six inductees who will be announced when the Latino Baseball Hall of Fame unveils its 2012 inductee class at Major League Baseball’s headquarters in New York City on Thursday, September 1st continue reading »