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Enrique Iglesias Takes Dance Chart Record From Michael Jackson AGAIN!

Enrique Iglesias Takes Dance Chart Record From Michael Jackson AGAIN!

For the second time this year, Enrique Iglesias snatches the title for most dance hits at #1 from the late King of Pop, Michael Jackson. continue reading »

Anti-Latino Hate Crimes is Possible Trend Says Hatewatch Organization

Anti-Latino Hate Crimes is Possible Trend Says Hatewatch Organization

Anti-Latino hate crimes in California spiked up by almost 50% last year, the state’s attorney general’s office reported Wednesday. That dramatic rise, from 81 such crimes in 2009 to 119 in 2010, followed a decade of declines. continue reading »

Thousands in Bogotá Break Two Fitness Guinness World Records (VIDEO)

Thousands in Bogotá Break Two Fitness Guinness World Records (VIDEO)

Thousands of people in Colombia’s capital shattered records previously owned by Budapest in Kickboxing, and Manila in Aerobics! continue reading »

ACLU Sues Over Shackling of Non-Violent Immigration Detainees

ACLU Sues Over Shackling of Non-Violent Immigration Detainees

The American Civil Liberties Union, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (Lawyers' Committee), and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (WSGR) filed a class action suit on behalf of adult immigration detainees, all of whom appear in immigration court shackled at the wrists, waist, and ankles, regardless of their history or capacity for disruption. continue reading »

Casey Anthony Attorney, Jose Baez, Under Investigation by Florida Bar

Casey Anthony Attorney, Jose Baez, Under Investigation by Florida Bar

It appears Jose Baez is in trouble with the Florida Bar Association for his handling of the Casey Anthony bad-check case. continue reading »

WATCH Gov. Rick Perry Courting the Latino Religious Right Not Too Long Ago (VIDEO)

WATCH Gov. Rick Perry Courting the Latino Religious Right Not Too Long Ago (VIDEO)

Everyone knows that Republican Presidential contender and Texas Governor Rick Perry is a staunch pro-lifer and religious conservative and it appears it is those very principals that he may use to lure the Latino voter. continue reading »

Hispanic Media Coalition Opposes AT&T - T-Mobile Merger As Bad for Latinos

Hispanic Media Coalition Opposes AT&T - T-Mobile Merger As Bad for Latinos

The National Hispanic Media Coalition, NHMC, has filed a petition with the Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Justice to stop the AT&T takeover, which has been scheduled to October. continue reading »

Mexican Government To Release State Protected Mayan Secrets

Mexican Government To Release State Protected Mayan Secrets

There are more than 3 million websites on the internet dedicated to the upcoming end of the Mayan calendar in 2012 and therefore they will welcome the announcement just made… continue reading »

Barcelona’s Community Bicycle Program is About More than Making People Healthier

Barcelona’s Community Bicycle Program is About More than Making People Healthier

A study published in the British Medical Journal after Barcelona, Spain implemented a public bicycle sharing plan known as Bicing has concluded that it has “greater benefits than risks to health and reduce carbon dioxide emissions.” continue reading »

Court Rules Discrimination Claims Against Kraft Foods Provide Enough Evidence to Proceed With Case

Court Rules Discrimination Claims Against Kraft Foods Provide Enough Evidence to Proceed With Case

A judge has ruled that a Latino employees claiming they were discriminated against have the right to sue their employer Kraft Foods. Jose Diaz and Ramon Peña, are among plaintiff continue reading »

World’s Largest Rodent Seen Outside Its Native South America, Roaming in California

World’s Largest Rodent Seen Outside Its Native South America, Roaming in California

Known as the world’s largest rodent, a capybara, or Carpincho as it is known in Spanish, has been sighted in California, quite a long way from its usual South American home. continue reading »

World Anti-Doping Agency To Challenge “Contaminated Meat” Angle in Mexico Team Doping Case

World Anti-Doping Agency To Challenge “Contaminated Meat” Angle in Mexico Team Doping Case

5 Mexican fútbol players who tested positive for Clenbuterol, said the drug was on the meat they ate. WADA doesn’t believe them. continue reading »

Attempted Kidnapping of 6-Yr Old in NM Thwarted by Hero Antonio Diaz Chacon

Attempted Kidnapping of 6-Yr Old in NM Thwarted by Hero Antonio Diaz Chacon

UPDATE: The good samaritan that probably saved the life of a 6-year old little girl that was snatched from a playground has been identified as Antonio Diaz Chacon. continue reading »

Bull Killed by Other Bull in Spain “Encierro” (VIDEO)

Bull Killed by Other Bull in Spain “Encierro” (VIDEO)

The fatal victim of the Spanish bull run this time was the bull, who got head butted into the great beyond by a member of his own species. continue reading »

Before Becoming US Citizen, Guatemalan Writer Walking Across Country Asking, “What is an American?”

Before Becoming US Citizen, Guatemalan Writer Walking Across Country Asking, “What is an American?”

Constantino Diaz-Duran decided that before he officially becomes a U.S. citizen, he wants to walk across the country and meet his soon-to-be-fellow Americans. continue reading »