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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 »

Avon Triples First-Quarter Profits with Help From Latin American Sales

Avon Triples First-Quarter Profits with Help From Latin American Sales

Avon Products Inc. has announced that its first quarter profit more than tripled thanks in to its Latin American sales. At the end of last year’s first quarter, Avon’s profits were $42.5 million, continue reading »

U.S. to Provide $25.5 Million for Emergency Communication at Mexico and Canada Borders

U.S. to Provide $25.5 Million for Emergency Communication at Mexico and Canada Borders

Monday, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a plan to strengthen emergency communications along both Canada and Mexico. Grant funding of $25.5 million was allocated under the Border Interoperability Demonstration Project continue reading »

BUSTED! Desperate Housewives Ricardo Chavira Held For DUI

BUSTED! Desperate Housewives Ricardo Chavira Held For DUI

Eva Longoria’s onscreen hubby in ‘Desperate Housewives’ is being held on $25k bond after refusing to take a blood/alcohol test. continue reading »

Remittances to Mexico from U.S.-based Migrants Increases 5.5% to 5 Billion

Remittances to Mexico from U.S.-based Migrants Increases 5.5% to 5 Billion

Mexico’s central bank has just released its quarterly report on remittances sent through its banks from migrants workers in the U.S. continue reading »