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Hispanic Federation Tackles The Issue of Homophobia in the Hispanic Community

Hispanic Federation Tackles The Issue of Homophobia in the Hispanic Community

Homophobia is generally defined as hostility towards or fear of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals (LGBTs). continue reading »

JUST IN: Juanes Fires Manager, Puts Singing Career in Hiatus

JUST IN: Juanes Fires Manager, Puts Singing Career in Hiatus

Through a series of Tweets, the Colombian musician unexpectedly canceled three US tour dates, to “take some time off for my family and myself” continue reading »

With Few Exceptions Hispanics Earn Less, No Matter Their Undergraduate Major

With Few Exceptions Hispanics Earn Less, No Matter Their Undergraduate Major

A new study confirms that Hispanics make less—in some cases, much less—than their White and Asian counterparts, no matter what their undergraduate major. continue reading »

Latin American Population in London Nearly Quadruples.

Latin American Population in London Nearly Quadruples.

As news of the increasing Latino population in the United States continues to make headlines – especially with elections recently past and upcoming – London, England continue reading »

Oldest Mine in the World Found in Chile

Oldest Mine in the World Found in Chile

Archaeologists have reportedly discovered a 12,000 year old mine, the oldest in the New World. continue reading »

Criminal Organizations in Mexico Gain Majority of Money from Pirated Merchandise Not Drugs

Criminal Organizations in Mexico Gain Majority of Money from Pirated Merchandise Not Drugs

When thinking about criminal organizations in Mexico, one would likely assume that they majority of their money is made from illegal drug trafficking, but today, less than half of these organizations’ money is derived from the drug trade. continue reading »

Mexican President Calderon Looks to Bring Additional Tourism to Mexico

Mexican President Calderon Looks to Bring Additional Tourism to Mexico

According to a trade publication, travelers appear to be ignoring travel warning from the State Department, and continue to head to Mexico, Saudi Arabia, and Haiti. continue reading »

Brazilian Police Use Excessive Force Against Marijuana Marchers (VIDEO)

Brazilian Police Use Excessive Force Against Marijuana Marchers (VIDEO)

Brazilian riot police fired tear gas to break up a protest in support of the legalization of marijuana in Sao Paulo. continue reading »

Arnold’s Love Child Prefers Mexican Beer, Watch George Lopez’s Exclusive Chat With the Boy’s Mother

Arnold’s Love Child Prefers Mexican Beer, Watch George Lopez’s Exclusive Chat With the Boy’s Mother

The photo below shows Arnold's child with Mildred "Patty" Baena, the Schwarzenegger/Shriver household's 20-year housekeeper. The photo is reportedly dated November 17, 2007 continue reading »

Rudolph Giuliani Hired as Security Adviser for Keiko Fujimori (VIDEO)

Rudolph Giuliani Hired as Security Adviser for Keiko Fujimori (VIDEO)

Former New York City, Rudolph Giuliani has been hired as a security policy adviser for Keiko Fujimori, Peruvian President candidate. continue reading »

Nearly All Dominican Provinces Report Cases of Cholera

Nearly All Dominican Provinces Report Cases of Cholera

According to the Associated Press, health officials in the Dominican Republic are reporting hundreds of new cholera cases as the disease spreads to almost all of the nation’s provinces. continue reading »

Remains of Chilean President Salvador Allende Exhumed: Suicide or Murder?

Remains of Chilean President Salvador Allende Exhumed: Suicide or Murder?

Remains of Chilean President Salvador Allende have been exhumed to determine once and for all was it Suicide or Murder? The remains of the socialist leader were exhumed Monday to try to determine whether he was killed or committed suicide. continue reading »

Green Afterlife: Barcelona Designer Creates Urn That Turns Your Ashes Into a Tree

Green Afterlife: Barcelona Designer Creates Urn That Turns Your Ashes Into a Tree

“Bios Urn” is a project by Barcelona based Martín Azúa, designed to “reintegrate humans to the natural cycle of life,” after their own cycle, has ended. continue reading »

‘There’s a Benedict Arnold Feeling’ Latinos Say of Senator Rubio’s No Vote for the Dream Act

‘There’s a Benedict Arnold Feeling’ Latinos Say of Senator Rubio’s No Vote for the Dream Act

Many in the Latino community and its leadership are still reeling from Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio’s stance on the DREAM Act – which is a no vote. The Cuban-American senator, is only one of two Hispanics in the senate and the son of Cuban immigrant-exiles. continue reading »

Thousands Turn Out for Beatification of Sister Dulce in Brazil

Thousands Turn Out for Beatification of Sister Dulce in Brazil

Close to 70,000 turned out on Sunday in Brazil for the beatification of Sister Dulce Lopez, including President Dilma Rousseff, while thousands others watched the live broadcast. continue reading »