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“What are you bringing from Mexico?” Exhibit Hopes to Reestablish “a Place for Cultural Exchange”

“What are you bringing from Mexico?” Exhibit Hopes to Reestablish “a Place for Cultural Exchange”

A group called Cog*nate Collective is using the question asked at the San Diego-Tijuana border,“What are you bringing from Mexico?” and turning it into an art exhibit. continue reading »

Univision Launches “Ufertas.com” - a Spanish-language Groupon-like Daily Deal Site

Univision Launches “Ufertas.com” - a Spanish-language Groupon-like Daily Deal Site

Univision has launched “Ufertas.com” a Spanish-language Groupon-type daily deal platform that takes its name from a combination of Univision and the Spanish word for offers, “ofertas.” continue reading »

Mexico Insists Travel to Country Safe, Wants Texas to Tone Down Negative Rhetoric

Mexico Insists Travel to Country Safe, Wants Texas to Tone Down Negative Rhetoric

Mexico’s Tourism Minister, who does not have an enviable job lately, is asking Texas to tone down its travel alerts to Mexico. continue reading »

Greenpeace Accuses Mexico of Promoting “Predatory Tourism”

Greenpeace Accuses Mexico of Promoting “Predatory Tourism”

Greenpeace, an international organization that prioritizes global environmental campaigns, has accused Mexico’s government of promoting “speculation and the destruction of ecosystems,” continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: 12-year-old Could Become Youngest in U.S. to Get Life in Prison For Killing Brother

LATINO BLOTTER: 12-year-old Could Become Youngest in U.S. to Get Life in Prison For Killing Brother

At just 12 years of age, Cristian Fernandez could become the youngest person in America to be sentenced to life in prison after being the youngest person in Florida to be charged with first-degree murder for killing his 2-year-old brother in their Jacksonville, Florida home. continue reading »

Spanish Police Arrest Barcelona Bus Luggage Thieves

Spanish Police Arrest Barcelona Bus Luggage Thieves

One of thieves purchased a single bus ticket and checked his bag into the compartment below the bus, the luggage bag containing his accomplice! continue reading »

John Leguízamo Getes “Made in NY” Award From Mayor Bloomberg

John Leguízamo Getes “Made in NY” Award From Mayor Bloomberg

The actor got his award only days before being named the Global Ambassador of the arts at Sunday’s National Puerto Rican Day Parade. continue reading »

Latin America Prepares to Celebrate Traditional Week of Prayer

Latin America Prepares to Celebrate Traditional Week of Prayer

The Latin American nations are celebrating the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, according to the custom of that continent, its reference point is the Solemnity of the Pentecost, following the same theme recommended for the whole world continue reading »

Former Mexican Governor & Pastor Accused of Stealing $9 Million in Disaster Relief Funds from State

Former Mexican Governor & Pastor Accused of Stealing $9 Million in Disaster Relief Funds from State

The Mexican government is alleging that the former Governor of Chiapas, Pablo Salazar, got very rich off of the tragedy of his own statesmen. continue reading »

Law Enforcement Entities Intercept 7 Illegal Aliens

Law Enforcement Entities Intercept 7 Illegal Aliens

Last night, law enforcement entities of the Caribbean Border Interagency Group intercepted seven undocumented aliens. continue reading »

Hispanic Women Considered High-Risk Group for Pregnancy Related Diabetes

Hispanic Women Considered High-Risk Group for Pregnancy Related Diabetes

New research finds that gestational diabetes, or pregnancy-related diabetes, may not raise the risk of heart disease independent of other cardiovascular risk factors except in certain high-risk populations, such as Hispanics. continue reading »

Ricky Martin Foundation to Open Additional Child Development Centers in Latin America

Ricky Martin Foundation to Open Additional Child Development Centers in Latin America

Pop star Ricky Martin has announced that construction will soon begin on more institutions like his foundation’s Child Development and Prevention Center of Puerto Rico in Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and throughout Latin America. continue reading »

HS-News Brings You: FIFA President Joseph Blatter’s ‘Wisdom Council’

HS-News Brings You: FIFA President Joseph Blatter’s ‘Wisdom Council’

Blatter’s Council will investigate and offer solutions to the corruption problems in FIFA. Members are soccer star Johan Cryuff, tenor…Plácido Domingo and ….Henry Kissinger? continue reading »

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Review Ruling on In-state Tuition Rates for Undocumented Students

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Review Ruling on In-state Tuition Rates for Undocumented Students

Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review the ruling on a California law that would have allowed undocumented immigrant students to attend state universities and continue reading »

ACLU in Illinois Wants Justice Dept. to Investigate Racial Profiling of Hispanics by State Police

ACLU in Illinois Wants Justice Dept. to Investigate Racial Profiling of Hispanics by State Police

Following years of inaction by state governmental officials, the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois today filed an administrative complaint and asked the U.S. Department of Justice to launch continue reading »