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‘En Quien Confiar’ the Democrats and Obama’s 1st Spanish Language Ad for 2012 Election (VIDEO)

‘En Quien Confiar’ the Democrats and Obama’s 1st Spanish Language Ad for 2012 Election (VIDEO)

The first Spanish language ad for the Democratic National Party’s (DNC) bid to reelect President Obama has been launched with the title: “En Quien Confiar”. (The One to Trust). continue reading »

Nicaraguan Pres. Ortega May Introduce Referendum to Decide Whether to Push Receive $17M From U.S.

Nicaraguan Pres. Ortega May Introduce Referendum to Decide Whether to Push Receive $17M From U.S.

Though the United States government had considered the matter closed, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has opened to door to the possibility of the U.S. paying his country $17 billion for their involvement in Nicaragua's civil war. continue reading »

The Copa América is Almost Over. How do You Think It’ll End? (POLL)

The Copa América is Almost Over. How do You Think It’ll End? (POLL)

Come participate in our poll, is it going to be Paraguay or Uruguay? Who will be third, Venezuela, or Perú? Come to our Forum! continue reading »

We are Sending Las Mañanitas to Selena Gomez on Her 19th Birthday (VIDEO)

We are Sending Las Mañanitas to Selena Gomez on Her 19th Birthday (VIDEO)

For her 19th birthday HS News is sending Selena Gomez the traditional song sung on birthdays, Las Mañanitas. The Wizard of Waverly Place when interviewed by E! Entertainment said she wanted a quiet day with family and friends (not sure if that includes Justin Bieber) and some time at the beach. continue reading »

Maryland Hispanic-Hating Tire Slasher Convicted

Maryland Hispanic-Hating Tire Slasher Convicted

A Maryland man has been found guilty of slashing the tires of a Hispanic man's car, and it was determined he did so due to race or ethnic bias. continue reading »

Hugo Chávez Using Twitter to Complain About Soccer and Run the Country

Hugo Chávez Using Twitter to Complain About Soccer and Run the Country

Hugo said he’ll talk to Conmebol officials to Protest the semifinal Copa América Match between Venezuela and Paraguay. continue reading »

Goats, Never Fear! El Chupacabra has Been Shot in Texas. Well, Sort of. Maybe. Who Knows?!

Goats, Never Fear! El Chupacabra has Been Shot in Texas. Well, Sort of. Maybe. Who Knows?!

The notorious Chupacabra is dead! At least, that's what one Texas teen believes after landing three shots in an animal h saw not far form his La Salle home. continue reading »

American Interpreter Kidnapped in Mexico by Alleged Exotic Dancer Girlfriend & Accomplices is Killed

American Interpreter Kidnapped in Mexico by Alleged Exotic Dancer Girlfriend & Accomplices is Killed

Mexican and American authorities are confirming the kidnapping and killing of 57-year-old American Jorge Luis Dieppa in Juarez, Mexico. Dieppa who was born in Puerto Rico and lived in El Paso, Texas went into Ciudad Juarez on July 5th to get his car fixed. continue reading »

WATCH NYC Subway Brawl Results in Baby Rolling Out the Door & Hair Weaves Tossed (VIDEO)

WATCH NYC Subway Brawl Results in Baby Rolling Out the Door & Hair Weaves Tossed (VIDEO)

You know its hot when the fights gets really nasty on a New York subway over who took whose seat. Watch this crazy brawl between two women that turns nasty when one of their hair waives is pulled and the other's baby stroller rolls out the subway door. You think she would of stopped to make sure her baby was ok - but no way she still had some fightin' to do. continue reading »

The Murder of A Dozen Honduran Journalists Drawing International Criticism

The Murder of A Dozen Honduran Journalists Drawing International Criticism

The head of the United Nations agency that works to defend press freedom spoke out about the recent slayings of another two journalists in Honduras, where at least a dozen reporters have been killed in the past 18 months. continue reading »

Brazil Urged to Have Olympics & World Cup Leave “Positive Social Legacy”

Brazil Urged to Have Olympics & World Cup Leave “Positive Social Legacy”

The upcoming World Cup soccer tournament and Summer Olympics in Brazil should be harnessed to deliver a “positive social legacy” for the South American country and beyond, the United Nations envoy for sports and peace has said. continue reading »

Undocumented Pulitzer Prize Winner Jose Antonio Vargas’ Drivers License is Revoked

Undocumented Pulitzer Prize Winner Jose Antonio Vargas’ Drivers License is Revoked

Soon after New York Times Magazine ran a profile of Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas, as an undocumented immigrant the state of Washington started investigating his driver’s license. continue reading »

Mexico’s Shame: Video Testimony of 15-yr Ponchis on the Beheading of 4 People (VIDEO)

Mexico’s Shame: Video Testimony of 15-yr Ponchis on the Beheading of 4 People (VIDEO)

The trial for the now 15-year-old alleged assassin known as “El Ponchis” began this week. The young man is on trial in Mexico for four beheading murders, kidnapping, drug dealing, and weapons possession all committed when he was 12 through 14 years old. continue reading »

At Iberoamerican Creative Summit Artists Asked to Help With Region’s Problems

At Iberoamerican Creative Summit Artists Asked to Help With Region’s Problems

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today asked television producers and artists in Spain, Portugal and Latin America to use their imaginative talents to find new ways to help solve challenges related to the environment, women’s empowerment, organized crime and drug trafficking. continue reading »

Mexican Cartel, Knights Templar Distributing “Code of Conduct” Propaganda Booklets

Mexican Cartel, Knights Templar Distributing “Code of Conduct” Propaganda Booklets

The Knights Templar gang, a breakaway faction of the La Familia Michoacana drug cartel based in the Mexican state of Michoacán is distributing booklets claiming that they are fighting a war against poverty, tyranny and injustice. continue reading »