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Daddy Yankee and Western Union Team UP to Bring You ‘Love in Any Language’

Daddy Yankee and Western Union Team UP to Bring You ‘Love in Any Language’

The Western Union Company has teamed up with Latin Grammy award-winning recording artist Daddy Yankee in New York City to launch "Love in Any Language." Love in Any Language will enable continue reading »

Dell Releases First Spanish-language Laptop (VIDEO)

Dell has just launched what they say is the first Spanish-language laptop to be sold in the United States. Friday, the Inspiron M5030 was released, and not only does it have a Spanish-language operating system, continue reading »

Selena Gómez Commercial for UNICEF’s  Celebrity Tap Water Project (VIDEO)

Selena Gómez Commercial for UNICEF’s Celebrity Tap Water Project (VIDEO)

The young actress is one of six celebrities that have so far lent their image to the campaign aimed to help people get clean, safe to drink water around the world. continue reading »

Top 10 Companies for Latinos According to DiversityInc Magazine

Top 10 Companies for Latinos According to DiversityInc Magazine

DiversityInc Magazine has once again published its Top 10 Companies for Latinos. DiversityInc looks selects companies that consistently recruit, retain and promote its Latino employes. They look for businesses that have active Latino employee-resourcing and have solid cross-cultural mentoring programs. continue reading »

State Officials to Travel to Dominican Republic to Discuss Human Rights and Migration Issues

State Officials to Travel to Dominican Republic to Discuss Human Rights and Migration Issues

Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs María Otero will travel to the Dominican Republic today through March 31st to discuss global issues related to citizen security. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Julissa Reynoso will accompany Under Secretary Otero on the trip. continue reading »

National Latino Children’s Institute Elects New Leadership and Affirms Its Course

National Latino Children’s Institute Elects New Leadership and Affirms Its Course

The National Latino Children's Institute (NLCI), whose mission is to focus the nation's attention on the contributions and challenges of young Latinos, recently met to elect its new leadership and develop their strategic priorities for the new term. continue reading »

Mexican Customs Agent Mistreatment of Immigrant Caught on Camera (VIDEO)

Mexican Customs Agent Mistreatment of Immigrant Caught on Camera (VIDEO)

A video posted on several news sites and circulating on YouTube resulted in the suspension of three Mexican customs agents, one of whom appeared to chase a migrant into the Usumacinta River with a machete. continue reading »

Illegal Alien Charged with Assaulting ICE Officer with Box Cutter

Illegal Alien Charged with Assaulting ICE Officer with Box Cutter

A Mexican national was charged Thursday with assaulting a federal immigration officer with a box cutter. The charges resulted from an investigation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). continue reading »

Canada, Mexico & U.S. Announce Funds to Improve Regional Infrastructure

Canada, Mexico & U.S. Announce Funds to Improve Regional Infrastructure

The Canadian, Mexican and U.S. governments will contribute $13 million to a regional infrastructure integration fund to be managed by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) continue reading »

El Salvador Inaugurates First ‘Ciudad Mujer’

El Salvador Inaugurates First ‘Ciudad Mujer’

Mauricio Funes, the President of El Salvador, and Salvadoran First Lady and Minister of Social Inclusion Vanda Pignato today inaugurated the first “Ciudad Mujer” service center in Lourdes, part of Colón municipality continue reading »

Latinos Disproportionately Affected by High Rate of Hunger & High Food Prices

Latinos Disproportionately Affected by High Rate of Hunger & High Food Prices

Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, today released a landmark study, "Map the Meal Gap," providing insight for the first time about t continue reading »

Cardiologists: 35 Mil Mexicans at High Risk for Heart Attacks

“Thirty percent of adult Mexicans are hypertensive – that is to say, some 20 million people, of whom some 7 million don’t know or take care of themselves,” said cardiologist Eugenio Ruesga while he presented his book “Cardiopatia.” In his book he compiled articles on heart disease from 200 Latin American physicians. continue reading »

Ex Took Your Pup? Win The Sheen Way and Tweet Your Taunting

Ex Took Your Pup? Win The Sheen Way and Tweet Your Taunting

Getting increasingly random, absurd and obscene, Carlitos Sheen posted on Twitter/Facebook a call of sorts to his followers to “Bombard with Warlock Napalm” the mother of his children: “loser whore #DUH-neese Poor-ards. continue reading »

Brazilian Soccer Players Victims of Racism Abroad with ‘Banana’ Taunts (VIDEO)

There have been not one but two incidents in the last weeks where Brazilian soccer players have been taunted by banana wielding xenophobes! continue reading »

USDA Creates Minority Farmer Advisory Committee

USDA Creates Minority Farmer Advisory Committee

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Thursday announced the appointment of members to the Minority Farmer Advisory Committee to advise him on implementation of outreach and assistance efforts continue reading »