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More Anti-LGBT Attacks, Abuse on the Spanish-Language Program “José Luis Sin Censura” (VIDEO)

More Anti-LGBT Attacks, Abuse on the Spanish-Language Program “José Luis Sin Censura” (VIDEO)

More than 30 organizations have sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski, urging him to swiftly act on the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) and the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation's (GLAAD) complaint against Liberman Broadcasting and KRCA Los Angeles for broadcasting the program, José Luis Sin Censura. continue reading »

7 Year Old is a Hero as He Saves 4 year Old Brother During Dog Attack (VIDEO)

7 Year Old is a Hero as He Saves 4 year Old Brother During Dog Attack (VIDEO)

A 7-year-old Florida boy proved that you're never too young to be a hero when he protected his 4-year-old younger brother and his friend from a dog attack. continue reading »

How Are Border Agents Corrupted? (VIDEO)

How Are Border Agents Corrupted? (VIDEO)

Retired DEA supervisor Tony Coulson explains how and why agents fall prey to the Mexican Drug Cartels. continue reading »

When is Tax Freedom Day? The Day We Stop Working for the Gov and Begin Earning for Our Families?

When is Tax Freedom Day? The Day We Stop Working for the Gov and Begin Earning for Our Families?

This year, Tax Freedom Day will come four days later than last year in Illinois – now falling ironically on April 15. This year, Tax Freedom Day will come four days later than last year in Illinois – now falling ironically on April 15. This year, Tax Freedom Day will come four days later than last year in Illinois – now falling ironically on April 15. continue reading »

2 Detained in Rio School Shooting

2 Detained in Rio School Shooting

Two men have been detained and questioned for allegedly helping provide a gun to a man who entered a Rio de Janeiro school, opened fire and killed at least 12 children before taking his own life, a police official said Saturday. continue reading »

The Southern Poverty Law Center Reports on Female Immigrants Sexual Abuse in the US Food Industry

The Southern Poverty Law Center Reports on Female Immigrants Sexual Abuse in the US Food Industry

Many of the women who suffer groping, harassment and even rape are undocumented and feel powerless to do anything about their situation, said Monica Ramirez, who is overseeing the awareness campaign. continue reading »

2010 Naturalizations Down From 2009

2010 Naturalizations Down From 2009

Total Naturalizations in 2010 are down 17% from 2009. Naturalizations among the Mexico-born decreased 40 percent compared to 2009 and fell 70 percent compared to 2008. continue reading »

No Government Shutdown, Congress and White House Cheer Deal

No Government Shutdown, Congress and White House Cheer Deal

A last minute budget deal has averted and embarrassing government shutdown. The new agreement agrees to pay for federal spending through September while trimming 38.5 billion in spending. continue reading »

LET ALL WORRIES GO this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

LET ALL WORRIES GO this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

LET ALL WORRIES GO this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

Seven Undocumented Youth Protest, Risk Deportation in Georgia

Seven Undocumented Youth Protest, Risk Deportation in Georgia

This week seven undocumented youth were arrested in an act of civil disobedience in Atlanta during a protest. The students oppose a change proposed by the Georgia Board of Regents who want to ban on undocumented students from the state’s top five public colleges and universities. continue reading »

Texas Names Streets After Slained ICE Special Agent Jaime Zapata

Texas Names Streets After Slained ICE Special Agent Jaime Zapata

Earlier this year, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Special Agent Jaime Zapata was tragically shot and killed in the line of duty while driving between Monterrey and Mexico City, continue reading »

Agents Seize More than $9.5 Million Worth of Drugs in 72 Hours

Agents Seize More than $9.5 Million Worth of Drugs in 72 Hours

Over the past three days, U.S. Border Patrol agents confiscated more than 5 tons of narcotics in multiple seizures throughout the Rio Grande Valley sector. continue reading »

“I Didn’t Know She Was Dead,” says Man Who Drove Dead Friend Around for DAYS

“I Didn’t Know She Was Dead,” says Man Who Drove Dead Friend Around for DAYS

Almost like a scene from the 80's classic Weekend at Bernie's a man in Espanola, New Mexico has been arrested for driving around the city with his dead friend in the car. continue reading »

Perú Goes Dry in Prep For Presidential Elections

Perú Goes Dry in Prep For Presidential Elections

From midnight tonight, and until noon on Monday, Peruvians will not be able to purchase alcoholic beverages, in observance of the nation’s general elections this Sunday. continue reading »

Men Charged with Hate Crime Related to Assault of Five Hispanic Men

Men Charged with Hate Crime Related to Assault of Five Hispanic Men

The Justice Department announced today the arrest of Sean Popejoy, 19, and Frankie Maybee, 20, both of Green Forest, Ark., on charges related to a racially-motivated assault on five Hispanic men continue reading »