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15,000 March in Mexico to Promote Life and Peace

15,000 March in Mexico to Promote Life and Peace

The theme for this year's March XI was organized by the Mexican Archdiocese of Tijuana this past Sunday titled “United for life and peace”. The Pastoral Care Commission for education has been able to aggregate each time a growing number of Catholics continue reading »

U.S. Offers up to $5 Million Reward for Information on Agent Zapata’s Murder, MX Offering $10M Pesos

U.S. Offers up to $5 Million Reward for Information on Agent Zapata’s Murder, MX Offering $10M Pesos

The Departments of Justice, State, and Homeland Security jointly announced a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of individuals allegedly responsible for the murder of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agent Jaime Zapata and the attempted murder of ICE HSI Special Agent Victor Avila. continue reading »

Little-Known High Court Case Could Help Beat Deportation

Little-Known High Court Case Could Help Beat Deportation

This week marks the one-year anniversary of Padilla v. Kentucky – arguably the most important U.S. Supreme Court decision to date regarding the nexus between local criminal courts and federal immigration laws. continue reading »

4 Yr Old US Citizen Emily Ruiz Back On American Soil

4 Yr Old US Citizen Emily Ruiz Back On American Soil

Emily Ruiz, the 4-year-old U.S. citizen who was sent back to Guatemala earlier this month, is back with her family on American soil. Her family's lawyer, David Sperling, continue reading »

Oregon Senate Approves In-State Tuition for some Undocumented immigrants

Oregon Senate Approves In-State Tuition for some Undocumented immigrants

In an 18-11 vote on Tuesday, the Oregon Senate has voted to allow some illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at Oregon public universities. continue reading »

Former Gang Members Take Advantage of Tattoo Removal Clinics in El Salvador

Former Gang Members Take Advantage of Tattoo Removal Clinics in El Salvador

In the U.S., tattoos have become relatively mainstream and somewhat accepted, but in countries like El Salvador, tattoos are mostly signs of gang affiliations. Now, thanks to free government laser treatments, those wishing to put their gang days behind them can. continue reading »

‘Illegals’ Fly the Coup into U.S. - Parrots Seized at Border

‘Illegals’ Fly the Coup into U.S. - Parrots Seized at Border

Border Patrol agents are reporting that they have seized 'illegal' parrots at the U.S.-Mexico border. The wild birds were found in a bird cage that was being carried by two individuals walking along the border. continue reading »

Introducing: The World Map Of Average Breast Size

Introducing: The World Map Of Average Breast Size

This map settles the question of which Latin American country has the women with the largest breasts? continue reading »

Hispanic Leaders Urge Sen. Reid to Defund Gainful Employment Rule

Hispanic Leaders Urge Sen. Reid to Defund Gainful Employment Rule

A National Latina Organization, joined with leading Hispanic organizations and concerned state legislators in urging Senator Reid (D-NV) to stand as a leader for Latinos and fight to defund the Department of Education's controversial "Gainful Employment" rule. continue reading »

RE: Ten Essential Records of Pop/Rock en Español

RE: Ten Essential Records of Pop/Rock en Español

Have you ever wondered what is the equivalent in the Hispanic world to Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart’s Club Band? GibsonGuitar.es writer Kiko Jones penned an article compiling in a top ten the most important records of Rock/Pop in Spanish. continue reading »

Ivy League-bound Daughter Pistol-Whips Mom for Not Signing Car Loan

Ivy League-bound Daughter Pistol-Whips Mom for Not Signing Car Loan

A Florida teenager allegedly hit her mother with a gun after she refused to cosign on a loan for the car the girl wanted. Rachel Hachero, 17, really wanted a 2004 black Nissan 350Z, continue reading »

What the U.S. Hispanic Population Surge Did for the Vehicle Market

What the U.S. Hispanic Population Surge Did for the Vehicle Market

New 2010 Census Bureau data released March 24 includes the fact that there are now 50 million Hispanics living in the U.S., a record-setting level and one-sixth of the total U.S. population. Also, Hispanics accounted for more than half of the U.S. population growth during the past decade. continue reading »

STUDY:  Latinas More Worried About Breast Cancer Recurrence

STUDY:  Latinas More Worried About Breast Cancer Recurrence

Race and ethnicity have a significant impact on the amount women with breast cancer worry about recurrence, with less acculturated Latina women being especially susceptible to high levels of worry, according to a study published online March 28 in Cancer. continue reading »

Many Hispanics Remain Opposed to Organ Donation

Many Hispanics Remain Opposed to Organ Donation

When it comes to organ donation, it appears there is still a cultural divide among Hispanics for and against it. Organ donation experts say that Hispanics, predominantly first- and second-generation Mexicans, continue reading »

Brazil Votes Against Iran at The UN For the First time in a Decade

Brazil Votes Against Iran at The UN For the First time in a Decade

Not once during his eight years as president did Luis Inácio Lula condemned or imposed sanctions on Teheran, citing those were not “effective instruments” to solve the problems of Iran. continue reading »