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Shakira Caught at a Strip-School in Spain (VIDEO)

Shakira Caught at a Strip-School in Spain (VIDEO)

Is this how she prepares her choreographies, or is she planning something naughty for Piqué for making it to the Champions final? continue reading »

India Seeks to Expand Trade with Latin America, Special Focus on Uruguay’s Agri-Business

India Seeks to Expand Trade with Latin America, Special Focus on Uruguay’s Agri-Business

India’s Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Shri Jyotiraditya M Scindia emphasized the need to deepen engagement with Latin America by expanding the existing trade agreement with MERCOSUR. Mercosur is a trade and political agreement between Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. continue reading »

ACLU Challenges Utah’s Immigration “Show Me Your Papers” Law

ACLU Challenges Utah’s Immigration “Show Me Your Papers” Law

The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Utah, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) and the law firm of Munger, Tolles & Olsen filed a class action lawsuit today charging that Utah’s recently passed law, HB 497 continue reading »

San Ysidro Border Crossing to Expand Under Presidential Permit, Is Busiest in U.S.

San Ysidro Border Crossing to Expand Under Presidential Permit, Is Busiest in U.S.

In order to help develop a modernized U.S.-Mexico border that promotes both economic competitiveness and enhanced security, the Department of State has issued a Presidential permit for the expansion and continue reading »

Boat on San Diego Beach Leads to Seizure of Large-Scale Human Smuggling Operation

Boat on San Diego Beach Leads to Seizure of Large-Scale Human Smuggling Operation

A key figure in a large-scale maritime human smuggling organization and three alleged are facing charges, that began with the discovery of an abandoned vessel on a San Diego County beach and culminated six hours later with t continue reading »

Honduras Set to Return to the Organization of American States

Honduras Set to Return to the Organization of American States

The announcement by the Organization of American States (OAS) that the Principal condition for the return of Honduras to the OAS has now been met. The Honduran Supreme Court, on May 2, continue reading »

Selena Gómez to Host MuchMusic Awards 2011

Selena Gómez to Host MuchMusic Awards 2011

The young actress and singer will be the host of Canada’s 2011 Much Music Video Awards on June 19th. continue reading »

President Obama Meets with Congressional Hispanic Caucus to Discuss Immigration

President Obama Meets with Congressional Hispanic Caucus to Discuss Immigration

Today the President and Senior Administration Officials met with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to discuss the importance of fixing the broken immigration system for our nation’s 21st century economic and security needs so that America can win the future continue reading »

“If You Don’t Succeed Try Again and Again Latin Style” (VIDEO)

“If You Don’t Succeed Try Again and Again Latin Style” (VIDEO)

Watch this persistent Latino pooch try his best to get a proper peek of his new best friend! continue reading »

TB Cases in NYC Down, but Most Common in Ecuadoran, Chinese Communties

TB Cases in NYC Down, but Most Common in Ecuadoran, Chinese Communties

In New York, tuberculosis cases have hit an all-time low. However, it is still a major health issue in the city’s Ecuadoran and Chinese communities. continue reading »

IL Dream Act Vote Tomorrow! Take Action! Support the Illinois DREAM Act!

IL Dream Act Vote Tomorrow! Take Action! Support the Illinois DREAM Act!

After months of hard work the Illinois DREAM Act is scheduled to be voted on in the Illinois Senate tomorrow! continue reading »

Several Latinos Nominated to 2011 Tony Awards

Several Latinos Nominated to 2011 Tony Awards

Meet the Latinos whose outstanding work on Broadway earned them a nomination for the most prestigious award in Theatre. continue reading »

Research:  Latino Purchasing Power Now Pegged at $1 Trillion

Research:  Latino Purchasing Power Now Pegged at $1 Trillion

With an estimated buying power of $616 billion, Latinos of Mexican heritage represent the single most influential segment of the Hispanic market. By 2015, Packaged Facts forecasts the buying power of the Latino population as a whole will reach $1.3 trillion. continue reading »

Study: Latino Immigrants Not Integrating As Well As Other Minorities

Study: Latino Immigrants Not Integrating As Well As Other Minorities

Released Monday, a study done by the Migration Policy Institute, reveals that compared to Asian, black and non-Hispanic white immigrants, Latinos are not integrating as quickly into American society. continue reading »

Mother’s Day Flowers Threatened by Record Rains in Colombia

Mother’s Day Flowers Threatened by Record Rains in Colombia

Some of the most intense rains in Colombia’s history have left three million people affected, and now threatens to water down everyone's Mother's Day and the flowers you were going to give mama. continue reading »