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Mexican American Alliance Release Key Points About Hurricane Irene

Mexican American Alliance Release Key Points About Hurricane Irene

FEMA, along with the entire federal family, is leaning forward to support our state and territorial partners as Hurricane Irene continues to threaten the east coast, having already impacted Puerto Rico. continue reading »

Steve Montenegro, One of the Republican’ Party’s Latest Latino Politicians

Steve Montenegro, One of the Republican’ Party’s Latest Latino Politicians

The ever increasing demographic of Hispanic Republicans appears to have a rising star in 29-year-old Steve Montenegro, a state legislator in Surprise, Arizona. continue reading »

Rio De Janeiro Man Sleeps In a Coffin Every Friday

Rio De Janeiro Man Sleeps In a Coffin Every Friday

Zeli Ferreira Rossi, a retired 60 year old from Rio de Janeiro has slept inside a coffin every Friday, for the last 25 years. continue reading »

Ahead of Hurricane Irene Cruise Ships Leave Passengers in San Juan, PR Some With No Way to Get Home

Ahead of Hurricane Irene Cruise Ships Leave Passengers in San Juan, PR Some With No Way to Get Home

In preparation for the incoming Hurricane Irene, cruise ships were warned to leave the ports of Puerto Rico to ensure they would not get caught in the storm. However, when the ships left, they did so without all of their passengers. continue reading »

Kidnapped Journalist Humberto Millán Salazar  Found Dead

Kidnapped Journalist Humberto Millán Salazar Found Dead

Unidentified gunmen ambushed the editor of “A Discusión” and presenter of Radio Fórmula Humberto Millán along with his brother in Sinaloa yesterday. His body has just been found. continue reading »

Body of “Colombiana” and “Treme” Actor, Michael Showers, Found Floating in Mississippi River

Body of “Colombiana” and “Treme” Actor, Michael Showers, Found Floating in Mississippi River

The body of actor Michael H. Shower was found floating in the Mississippi River Wednesday morning in New Orleans. It is unclear whether foul play was involved, but the actor’ continue reading »

CHILE: Workers & Students March in Second Day of Unrest (VIDEO)

CHILE: Workers & Students March in Second Day of Unrest (VIDEO)

Chilean labor and student strikes have organized into one 48-hr nationwide pot-banging strike or “Cacerolazo,” protesting the limp education, social, and economic systems. continue reading »

An Environmental Win for California Latino School Children

An Environmental Win for California Latino School Children

Today, the EPA entered in an agreement with the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) to resolve a civil rights complaints filed on behalf of Latino school children in 1999. continue reading »

Judge Awards Family $2.8 Billion for the Pushed Suicide of Father at the Hands of Castro’s Cuba

Judge Awards Family $2.8 Billion for the Pushed Suicide of Father at the Hands of Castro’s Cuba

For years, Gustavo Villoldo and his family have lived in pain after his father, who shares the same name, was practically tortured, threatened, and pushed to commit suicide by the continue reading »

Creepy is the New Disney, Guillermo del Toro Remaking The Classics

Creepy is the New Disney, Guillermo del Toro Remaking The Classics

Del Toro is remaking “Haunted Mansion,” “Pinocchio” and “Beauty and the Beast”. Could a gothic “Dumbo” be in the works? Steampunk “Brave Little Toaster”? continue reading »

FDA Works with Mexico on Cross-Border Food Safety, Special Focus on Papayas

FDA Works with Mexico on Cross-Border Food Safety, Special Focus on Papayas

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and its counterpart agencies in the Mexican government, the National Service for Agroalimentary Public Health, Safety and Quality (SENASICA) continue reading »

Carlos Santana Returns to Arizona for Concert, Again States his Distaste for SB 1070

Carlos Santana Returns to Arizona for Concert, Again States his Distaste for SB 1070

In May, Carlos Santana publicly lashed out against Arizona’s controversial immigration law known as SB 1070 and other states that were passing or attempting to pass similar laws saying they were continue reading »

Mexico’s Fútbol Federation Calls for an End to Violence

Mexico’s Fútbol Federation Calls for an End to Violence

After last weekend’s incident during the Santos-Morelia match, the federation has issued a plea for more efforts to control widespread violence. continue reading »

Hurricane Irene: Current Status and Weekend Forecast

Hurricane Irene: Current Status and Weekend Forecast

Hurricane Irene, a large, powerful Category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale, continues to plow through the Bahamas, with the U.S. in its sights. continue reading »

INSIGHT:  The Root of Mexico’s Sadism

INSIGHT:  The Root of Mexico’s Sadism

Sadism is not an everyday word in the Spanish vocabulary. Yet, it is an every day event if you live in Mexico. On any given day, if you asked around, you would be lucky to find someone in Mexico who could identify the root of the word, and fewer still would relate it to the Marquis de Sade continue reading »