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LATINO BLOTTER: Loquita Cuts Up Ex-BF, Buries Body in Yard & Flower Pots in “Gardening Project”

LATINO BLOTTER: Loquita Cuts Up Ex-BF, Buries Body in Yard & Flower Pots in “Gardening Project”

In suburban Los Angeles, a woman was arrested after police discovered she was wheeling around a trash can full of human remains. The San Bernardino County police arrested Carmen Montenegro, 51, continue reading »

Spanish TV Show ‘Jose Luis Sin Censura’ Losing Key Advertisers & Pulled from Certain Markets

Spanish TV Show ‘Jose Luis Sin Censura’ Losing Key Advertisers & Pulled from Certain Markets

The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) and the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) today announced that AT&T and Time Warner Cable have withdrawn advertising from "José Luis Sin Censura." continue reading »

Chilean Anarchist’s Bomb Goes Off, Alights Him and Its All Caught on Video (VIDEO)

Chilean Anarchist’s Bomb Goes Off, Alights Him and Its All Caught on Video (VIDEO)

22 Year old Luciano Pittronello was severely injured by the explosion of the artifact he was planting in front of a Santiago bank and the entire incident was horrifyingly caught on video. continue reading »

Eggs Front and Center of Crime Spree in Dominican Republic

Eggs Front and Center of Crime Spree in Dominican Republic

Thieves and assailants in Santo Domingo and other urban areas are now using eggs mixed with water to carry out robberies and assaults on cars and trucks. Their tactic, generally employed at night, is to throw eggs continue reading »

Coors Light Ad in the Bronx Offends Puerto Rican Community

Coors Light Ad in the Bronx Offends Puerto Rican Community

Coors has missed the mark on Latino marketing. A new ad campaign by Coors for the upcoming Puerto Rican Parade has ignited a controversy that has offended many Puerto Ricans living in the Yankee Stadium section of The Bronx. continue reading »

Deportation in the Time of Cholera

Deportation in the Time of Cholera

Days after the tragedy of the January 12, 2010, earthquake, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano swiftly exercised her discretion to designate Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). continue reading »

Health Care Quality Gaps and Disparities Persist in Every State for Minorities

Health Care Quality Gaps and Disparities Persist in Every State for Minorities

States are seeing improvements in health care quality, but disparities for their minority and low-income residents persist, according to the 2010 State Snapshots, released today by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. continue reading »

California 5th Grader Wins National Immigration Essay Contest

California 5th Grader Wins National Immigration Essay Contest

The American Immigration Council is pleased to announce the winner of its 14th Annual “Celebrate America” Creative Writing Contest. Maya Young Wong of Altadena, California, won for her poem entitled “My Grandfather Ben. continue reading »

Univ. of Notre Dame to Prepare Hispanics & Other Minorities for Corporate Directorships

Univ. of Notre Dame to Prepare Hispanics & Other Minorities for Corporate Directorships

Chicago United, an advocacy organization comprised of racially diverse CEOs and executive level management who champion corporate diversity and inclusion, continue reading »

Mexico President Signs Law to Increase Safety for Migrants Heading to U.S.

Mexico President Signs Law to Increase Safety for Migrants Heading to U.S.

Mexico’s President, Felipe Calderon has signed an updated law to make it easier for illegal immigrants heading to the U.S. to travel through Mexico. continue reading »

Spain Indicts 20 Salvadoran Military Officials for Civil War Murders in ‘89

Spain Indicts 20 Salvadoran Military Officials for Civil War Murders in ‘89

Twenty Salvadoran military officials have been indicted in Spain’s National Court for their part in the murders of eight Jesuits in 1989. Arrest warrants continue reading »

Colombian Pole Dancers Take Their Trade to the Streets! (VIDEO)

Colombian Pole Dancers Take Their Trade to the Streets! (VIDEO)

The initiative seeks to promote Miss Pole Dance Medellin, an event taking place July 2, and "Miss Pole Dance Colombia," on July 30. continue reading »

First Day to Nominate Latin Talent for  J Lo and Marc Anthony’s ¡Q’Viva! Show

First Day to Nominate Latin Talent for J Lo and Marc Anthony’s ¡Q’Viva! Show

As part of their transcontinental quest to find the world’s most extraordinary talent across North and South America for ¡Q’VIVA! THE CHOSEN, the greatest live show ever to celebrate Latin music continue reading »

Paquita la del Barrio Robbed and Carjacked in Guanajuato, MX

Paquita la del Barrio Robbed and Carjacked in Guanajuato, MX

Paquita la del Barrio was robbed and carjacked in Guanajuato, Mexico. Though there was no major violence, the singer had to walk 1.5 miles on the side of the road for help! continue reading »

Mexico’s Pemex Sues U.S. Companies Over Fuel Stolen and Sold By Drug Gangs

Mexico’s Pemex Sues U.S. Companies Over Fuel Stolen and Sold By Drug Gangs

Eleven U.S. companies are being sued by Mexico’s state-run oil company Pemex for purchasing as much as $300 million worth of fuel they say was stolen by drug cartels and smuggled across the border to America. continue reading »