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$9.95/Month Internet Access Offered by Comcast to Low-Income Families

$9.95/Month Internet Access Offered by Comcast to Low-Income Families

Comcast has announced a new $9.95/month internet package for low-income families. This initiative is not as altruistic as it might look but rather part of the company’s continued efforts to meet the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) mandates on their merger with NBC. continue reading »

WATCH New Video for Christina Aguilera and Maroon 5’s “Moves Like Jagger” (VIDEO)

WATCH New Video for Christina Aguilera and Maroon 5’s “Moves Like Jagger” (VIDEO)

After performing it live at "The Voice" back in June, and on the "Today Show" Friday, Aguilera and Maroon 5 have released the official video! continue reading »

UPDATE:  61- Yr Old Swimmer Abandons Efforts to Swim From Cuba-to-Florida after 29 Hours  (Video)

UPDATE:  61- Yr Old Swimmer Abandons Efforts to Swim From Cuba-to-Florida after 29 Hours (Video)

UPDATE: 29 hours in her incredible journey swimmer Diana Nyad abandoned her effort at 12:45 am this morning to swim the 103-mile trek from Cuba-to-Florida. continue reading »

20th Anniversary of ‘Martyrs’ of Peru Killings - On Path for Beatification

20th Anniversary of ‘Martyrs’ of Peru Killings - On Path for Beatification

Today, August 9, 2011, marks the 20th anniversary of the martyrs of Peru killings. Twenty years ago on this date Fr. Michal Tomaszek and Fr. Zbigniew Strzalkowski, Franciscan friars were killed by "Sendero Luminoso"- The Shining Path terrorist organization. continue reading »

STUDY:  Fewer Migrants Coming to Mexico & Even Less Leaving Mexico

STUDY:  Fewer Migrants Coming to Mexico & Even Less Leaving Mexico

Mexico's National Employment & Occupation quarterly report shows that the country's immigration out flow is 'almost' nothing. This means that fewer migrants are coming to Mexico and even less are leaving Mexico. continue reading »

13 Year Old Girl Arrested in Cartel Raid- HS News Narco Blog

13 Year Old Girl Arrested in Cartel Raid- HS News Narco Blog

We have run several stories highlighting the Los Zetas cartels recruitment of children to perform different functions within their organization. Authorities report they have arrested this past weekend, a 13-year-old girl who admitted working as a hawk for the cartel. continue reading »

Pollster Says Hispanics Are Turning Away From Religion

Pollster Says Hispanics Are Turning Away From Religion

According to pollster George Barna, Hispanics appear to be turning away from traditional organized religion. In the fourth part of the Barna Group’ continue reading »

Colombian FARC Embedding Their Terrorist Bombs in Fabled ‘Panela’ Brown Sugar Loafs

Colombian FARC Embedding Their Terrorist Bombs in Fabled ‘Panela’ Brown Sugar Loafs

The guerrilla group detonated a bomb hidden inside a “Panela” block, murdering NGO leader Maria Elizabeth Quiróz. continue reading »

TSA Accused of Racially Profiling Hispanics at Newark Airport

TSA Accused of Racially Profiling Hispanics at Newark Airport

According an internal report from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Hispanic passengers passing through New Jersey’s Newark Inter continue reading »

Brazilian Comedian Rafinha Bastos: Twitter’s Most Influential User

Brazilian Comedian Rafinha Bastos: Twitter’s Most Influential User

Who is this Brazilian comedian, more influential on Twitter than Lady Gaga, President Obama and Kim Kardashian? continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Iowa Man Arrested For Having Sex With Cat, Animal Dies

LATINO BLOTTER: Iowa Man Arrested For Having Sex With Cat, Animal Dies

Wednesday, a Hispanic man was arrested after he admitted he had sex with a cat and then threw it from his apartment’s balcony. Witnesses told Council Bluffs police they saw a man with his pants d continue reading »

Déjà vu: Mexican Military Invades U.S. AGAIN This Time with Helicopter (VIDEO)

Déjà vu: Mexican Military Invades U.S. AGAIN This Time with Helicopter (VIDEO)

On the heels of 33 Mexican soldiers and 4 humvees ‘inadvertently’ crossing in the U.S. another ‘invasion’ incident has occurred over the weekend. This time a Mexican military helicopter landed at the Laredo, Texas international airport instead of the Nuevo Laredo, Mexico – a sixteen-mile mistake. continue reading »

After More Than Two Decades, Mexico’s Army Once Again Allowing Women to Be Paratroopers

After More Than Two Decades, Mexico’s Army Once Again Allowing Women to Be Paratroopers

For the first time in 22 years, women in the Mexican Army are being trained as paratroopers. In 1989, the army suspended training for female paratroopers, not specifying the reason(s). But for 71 women among the 270 recruits, that training is open to them once more. continue reading »

Anonymous Planning to “Destroy” Facebook on November 5th (VIDEO)

Anonymous Planning to “Destroy” Facebook on November 5th (VIDEO)

The hacker group published a YouTube video announcing their plan, and urging others to take down Facebook on November 5th. continue reading »

Cuban-American Alex Meruelo set to Become First Hispanic Principal Owner of an NBA Team

Cuban-American Alex Meruelo set to Become First Hispanic Principal Owner of an NBA Team

The Meruelo Group, led by founder Alex Meruelo, and Atlanta Spirit LLC have reached an agreement on the sale of a majority ownership stake in the National Basketball Association’s Atlanta Hawks and the Philips Arena operating rights, continue reading »