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Texas Gov. Perry’s Changing Stance on Immigration Could Hurt His Presidential Campaign

Texas Gov. Perry’s Changing Stance on Immigration Could Hurt His Presidential Campaign

Governor Rick Perry’s (R-TX) image among Hispanics have changed in the last ten years. In 2001, he pushed for education for undocumented immigrants and their children, but in 2011, continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: NYPD Catches Pint-Sized Latino Subway Groper (VIDEO)

LATINO BLOTTER: NYPD Catches Pint-Sized Latino Subway Groper (VIDEO)

Eighteen-year-old José Alfredo Pérez Hernández was taken into custody for allegedly inappropriately grabbing at least 12 women in the Subway system continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Two Men Arrested For Death of Girl Stabbed 30 Times

LATINO BLOTTER: Two Men Arrested For Death of Girl Stabbed 30 Times

Two Hispanic men believed to be involved in the fatal stabbing of a North Carolina girl have been arrested, and prosecutors say the victim was stabbed 30 times. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Arizona Man Shoots His Manhood Off With Pink Gun

LATINO BLOTTER: Arizona Man Shoots His Manhood Off With Pink Gun

Police in Az. Are urging people to use holsters, and avoid using their waist bands, like the very unfortunate Joshua Seto. continue reading »

Brazil’s Uncontacted Indians Feared Dead at the Hands of Drug Traffickers

Brazil’s Uncontacted Indians Feared Dead at the Hands of Drug Traffickers

Just last year, the first photos of a tribe of indigenous people in the Amazon were revealed to the world, but according to a tribal advocacy group, continue reading »

Kenny Ortega to Direct “Dirty Dancing” Remake

Kenny Ortega to Direct “Dirty Dancing” Remake

Can anyone forget the 1987 epic dance film that made Patrick Swayze an immortal dance icon? So therefore it's very exciting news, as Ortega choreographed and invented the grinding style of “Dirty Dancing” which made the original a cult film. continue reading »

$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 »