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Mexican Charged in US Consulate Murders Extradited to US

Mexican Charged in US Consulate Murders Extradited to US

The U.S. Justice Department says one of the accused killers in the March 2010 killings of three people with ties to the U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico has been extradited to the United States. continue reading »

Brazilian Beef Barons Hold Paraguay’s Government Ransom (VIDEO)

Brazilian Beef Barons Hold Paraguay’s Government Ransom (VIDEO)

Brazilian beef barons are holding Paraguay’s government to ransom over land inhabited by uncontacted tribes. Ayoreo Indians were granted legal title to the land last year, but ranchers have refused to hand it over unless the state allows them to deforest a large area of adjacent land continue reading »

Blue Jays Slugger Jose Bautista Tosses Bat etc After Being Thrown Out (VIDEO)

Blue Jays Slugger Jose Bautista Tosses Bat etc After Being Thrown Out (VIDEO)

Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista didn’t go quietly after being ejected from Friday’s game against Tampa Bay in the sixth inning. Baseball’s reigning home run king tossed his bat, helmet, padding and a water bottle onto the field before leaving the dugout. continue reading »

Juárez Demographer says 40,000  Fled Juarez to the U.S. as a Result of Drug-War Violence Since 08

Juárez Demographer says 40,000 Fled Juarez to the U.S. as a Result of Drug-War Violence Since 08

Rodolfo Rubio Salas is a professor and researcher at the Juárez City campus of Colegio de la Frontera Norte where he has been for 16 years. He specializes in border migration studies and affirms that behind all the numbers about the violence-propelled exodus of people from Juárez into El Paso there is a lot of politics and little research. continue reading »

President Rousseff Adds Two Blondes To Her Troubles

President Rousseff Adds Two Blondes To Her Troubles

Gleisi Hoffman was named by Rousseff as her cabinet chief and the other is the sister in law of Vice President Michel Temer. Ms Hoffman who also happens to be the wife of President Rousseff’s Communications minister Paulo Bernardo, has been accused of claiming redundancy compensation ($33,000) after she left her continue reading »

Letter from Survivor of Casino Massacre-  HS News Narco Blog

Letter from Survivor of Casino Massacre-  HS News Narco Blog

Blog del Narco received a letter by mail where a woman tells what she experienced yesterday afternoon inside the Casino Royale, located in the city of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon. The woman said the Government of Nuevo Leon is lying about details of the attack and calls on the Federal Government to intervene to resolve the wave of violence that affects thousands of innocent people. A full text below: continue reading »

Music Legend Gilberto Santa Rosa to Perform at CHCI’s 34th Annual Awards Gala

Music Legend Gilberto Santa Rosa to Perform at CHCI’s 34th Annual Awards Gala

Billboard Magazine's Tropical Artist of the Decade and GRAMMY®-award winning Gilberto Santa Rosa will take center stage to perform an amazing tribute to Latin music legends during CHCI's 2nd Annual Post-Gala Concert on Wednesday, September 14, 2011. The post-gala concert is the culmination of CHCI's Hispanic Heritage Month Events as part of its 34th Annual Awards Gala at the Walter E. Washington Convention in Washington, D.C. continue reading »

Amid Allegations of Human Trafficking, Guatemala to Review Adoptions

Amid Allegations of Human Trafficking, Guatemala to Review Adoptions

All it took was a moment. Loyda Rodriguez recalls carrying her groceries into her Guatemala City apartment before turning around to find her two-year-old daughter Anyeli gone from the patio. continue reading »

TAKE IT EASY this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

TAKE IT EASY this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

TAKE IT EASY this weekend with a Latin American natural wonder. Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

Remembering the Hurricane of 1938 (VIDEO)

Remembering the Hurricane of 1938 (VIDEO)

With Hurricane Irene's imminent approach over the New York metropolitan area, Elaine Quijano takes a look back at one of the most devastating storms ever to strike the region, the infamous Hurricane of 1938, which became known as the Long Island Express. continue reading »

Georgia Professors Start ‘Freedom U’ for Undocumented Students Unable to Attend State Universities

Georgia Professors Start ‘Freedom U’ for Undocumented Students Unable to Attend State Universities

As students across the country return to their various education institutions, a group of university professors in Georgia are offering undocumented students an continue reading »

ANOTHER Republican Politician Caught in Sexting Scandal

ANOTHER Republican Politician Caught in Sexting Scandal

Puerto Rican Senator Roberto Arango was caught sending dirty pictures from a gay hook-up site. Arango claims he’d been taking pics to document his recent weight loss. continue reading »

Domestic Help Gone Bad:  Latina Nanny Kidnaps Baby After Getting Fired

Domestic Help Gone Bad:  Latina Nanny Kidnaps Baby After Getting Fired

Clearly Gloria Suarez took the news so bad that she not only kidnapped one of the Hayempour children she snapped and convinced herself the child should be hers since they have “so many children that they just don’t have time for the baby.” continue reading »

JUST IN: Barça Defeats FC Porto 2-0 for European Super Cup Title (VIDEO)

JUST IN: Barça Defeats FC Porto 2-0 for European Super Cup Title (VIDEO)

Barcelona Fútbol club is celebrating yet another title--the UEFA Super Cup, after defeating FC Porto 2-0. Messi scored the first and served the second to Cesc Fábregas, who has now won two titles, in 10 days! continue reading »

Firebombing Massacre at Casino Royale in Mexico Prompts U.S. Reaction

Firebombing Massacre at Casino Royale in Mexico Prompts U.S. Reaction

As the investigation continues into the firebombing at Monterrey, Mexico's Casino Royale the audacity of the crime has prompted a response from the U.S. and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. This is one of the few times that the U.S. has issued a response to a specific act of violence in Mexico. Nonetheless, U.S. felt it was necessary to reassert its' solidarity to Mexico and commitment as a crime-fighting partner. continue reading »