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After Cleaning Up At Ground Zero, Cancer-stricken Edgar Galvis Gets $0 Settlement Check

After Cleaning Up At Ground Zero, Cancer-stricken Edgar Galvis Gets $0 Settlement Check

After September 11, 2001, Edgar Galvis was one of the many people hired to help clean up the rubble, specifically from the Merrill Lynch office. After worki continue reading »

Peruvian Police Arrest Shaman-Healer in Possession of 180 Human Skulls

Peruvian Police Arrest Shaman-Healer in Possession of 180 Human Skulls

The Healer says he needs the skulls for magic rites and necromantic sessions in downtown Lima. continue reading »

South Florida Fire Rescue Dept. Catches 11-ft Animal-Killing Python

South Florida Fire Rescue Dept. Catches 11-ft Animal-Killing Python

Members of the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) Dept. were stunned Friday when they arrived at the home of a owner who said something was attacking his animals. continue reading »

Colombian Magazine ‘DONJUAN’ Caught “Photocopying” Other Magazines Photo Concepts

Colombian Magazine ‘DONJUAN’ Caught “Photocopying” Other Magazines Photo Concepts

Imitation may be the most sincere form of flattery, but for a fashion magazine, where flattery should be reinvented every fall, imitation equals plagiarism equals lack of original ideas. continue reading »

$180 Million Worth of Cocaine Recovered in 1st Narco Sub Found in Caribbean

$180 Million Worth of Cocaine Recovered in 1st Narco Sub Found in Caribbean

On Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard caught what is being called a “narco submarine” off the coast of Honduras. The semi-submersible craft was attempting to smuggle a large amount of cocaine into the U.S. continue reading »

21 out of 32 State General Attorney Prosecutors Quit in Mexico

21 out of 32 State General Attorney Prosecutors Quit in Mexico

The top officials of the Attorney General Offices in 21 out of the 33 states in Mexico have quit en masse! continue reading »

Venezuela Planning To Release 40% of Their Inmates

Venezuela Planning To Release 40% of Their Inmates

New Penitentiary Minister Iris Varela revealed to local newspaper “El Nacional” her plan to combat overcrowded jails. continue reading »

U.S. Government Files Suit in Court to Stop Alabama’s Immigration Law

U.S. Government Files Suit in Court to Stop Alabama’s Immigration Law

The Department of Justice challenged the state of Alabama’s recently passed immigration law, H.B. 56, in federal court. In a complaint and brief filed in the Northern District of Alabama, the department said that various provisions of H.B. 56 conflict with federal immigration law and undermine the federal government’s careful balance of immigration enforcement priorities and objectives. continue reading »

Justice Dept Settles Hispanic Discrimination Lawsuit Against Arizona Schools

Justice Dept Settles Hispanic Discrimination Lawsuit Against Arizona Schools

The Department of Justice announced yesterday that it has entered into a consent decree with the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) that, if approved by the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, continue reading »

Illegal Immigrant Stopped by Border Patrol Wanted for Attempted Murder in Oregon

Illegal Immigrant Stopped by Border Patrol Wanted for Attempted Murder in Oregon

A 31-year-old illegal immigrant from Oaxaca, Mexico, arrested Tuesday by Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents, turned out to also be wanted in Oregon for attempted murder. continue reading »

Sinaloa Cartel Head and 2 FBI Agents Missing from Hospital- HS News Narco Blog

Sinaloa Cartel Head and 2 FBI Agents Missing from Hospital- HS News Narco Blog

Authorities on Wednesday confirmed that Hector Guajardo Hernandez, aka El Huicho, who was interned in a hospital in Mexico City has gone missing along with two elements of the Mexican Federal Bureau of Investigation who were guarding him. continue reading »

JUST IN:  JLo Signs up For 2nd Season of Idol and Gets a Big Raise

JUST IN:  JLo Signs up For 2nd Season of Idol and Gets a Big Raise

The Wrap is reporting that Jennifer Lopez has inked a deal to return to ‘American Idol’ as a judge. It is also being reported that the Puerto-Rican beauty is getting a whopper raise from the Fox Network. continue reading »

Can ICE Enter Homes in the Middle of the Night and Arrest Undocumented Immigrants Without Warrants?

Can ICE Enter Homes in the Middle of the Night and Arrest Undocumented Immigrants Without Warrants?

More than a dozen immigrants await their fate as courts decide whether or not Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) violated their rights. In a number of 2007 raids, continue reading »

Hugo Chávez Makes 1st Public Appearance With Shaved Head & Now Has an Exercise Video(VIDEO)

Hugo Chávez Makes 1st Public Appearance With Shaved Head & Now Has an Exercise Video(VIDEO)

We also bring you video of the Venezuelan leader directing his cabinet’s fitness routine a la Richard Simmons. continue reading »

Poverty Rising in Mexico, Govt Blames Global Financial Crisis

Poverty Rising in Mexico, Govt Blames Global Financial Crisis

Friday, Mexican President Felipe Calderon’s administration received word that despite an improving economy, just under half of the country’s population lives in poverty, and that number is rising. continue reading »