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Palin Buys “Place to Thaw Out” in Scottsdale Arizona

Palin Buys “Place to Thaw Out” in Scottsdale Arizona

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has purchased a new 1.7 million dollar home in Scottsdale, Az. Her recent purchase of the 8,000-sq.-ft., six-bedroom house has prompted much speculation. continue reading »

High School Crowns Hispanic Transgender Student Prom Queen (VIDEO)

High School Crowns Hispanic Transgender Student Prom Queen (VIDEO)

Andii Viveros was announced as queen of the McFatter Technical High School prom on Friday. continue reading »

Fox Ignores The Fact That A Majority Detained By ICE Program Are Nonviolent Immigrants (VIDEO)

Fox Ignores The Fact That A Majority Detained By ICE Program Are Nonviolent Immigrants (VIDEO)

During Fox News' coverage of Secure Communities, a deportation program begun under the Bush administration, Fox pushed the idea that opting out of the program would create "sanctuary states" for dangerous undocumented immigrants. In fact, a large proportion of individuals who are detained and deported by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement carry only misdemeanors and minor infractions or have no criminal conviction or background. continue reading »

Peru Election 2011: Democracy’s Faustian Choices

Peru Election 2011: Democracy’s Faustian Choices

Sunday’s election is where the red-hot issues of race, gender, age, imprisonment, insurrection, poverty and economic boom will be shaken in a volatile political cocktail. continue reading »

NEW POLL: Belief in Economic Opportunity Unites Americans Across Ethnic/Racial Lines

NEW POLL: Belief in Economic Opportunity Unites Americans Across Ethnic/Racial Lines

In a rapidly diversifying America, whites and minorities share many common views about what it takes to succeed in today's economy and a cultural optimism about the progress America has made in expanding opportunity for people of all ethnic and racial backgrounds continue reading »

UNIVISION Has Exclusive Live Coverage Of  2011 Copa Oro Matches

UNIVISION Has Exclusive Live Coverage Of 2011 Copa Oro Matches

The Legendary Hugo Sanchez, Fernando Fiore, Pablo Ramirez, Jorge Perez Navarro, Jesus Bracamontes, Diego Balado and Marcelo Balboa are Joined by Jackie Guerrido and Ernesto Laguardia Bringing Unique Perspectives and Minute-to-Minute Excitement. continue reading »

MEET Lea T: Brazil’s Transsexual Rising Model Superstar (VIDEO)

MEET Lea T: Brazil’s Transsexual Rising Model Superstar (VIDEO)

In less than 2 years, she has been on Oprah, landed editorials in Vogue Paris, walked for Givenchy, and was in the cover of LOVE magazine smooching Kate Moss! continue reading »

First Latina Ever Elected to Chicago City Clerk- Susana Mendoza Talks City Stickers

First Latina Ever Elected to Chicago City Clerk- Susana Mendoza Talks City Stickers

Susana Mendoza was elected Chicago City Clerk in 2011 and is the first woman ever elected to that office. City Clerk Mendoza's office is responsible for maintaining official city government records, distributing approximately 1.3 continue reading »

LOOSEN UP this weekend with a Latin American Wonder

LOOSEN UP this weekend with a Latin American Wonder

LOOSEN UP this weekend with a Latin American Wonder. Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  In 7 Days, 16 Tons of Pot Valued at $23 Million Seized

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  In 7 Days, 16 Tons of Pot Valued at $23 Million Seized

Over the past seven days, U.S. Border Patrol agents confiscated more than 16 tons of narcotics, with an estimated value of more than $26 million, in multiple seizures throughout the Rio Grande Valley Sector. continue reading »

Texas State Senator Files Anti-Sanctuary Cities Bill - Says it NOT an Immigration-related Issue

Texas State Senator Files Anti-Sanctuary Cities Bill - Says it NOT an Immigration-related Issue

Texas State Senator Tommy Williams has filed a massive bill in the current special session that a press release from the Republican state senator called “a comprehensive bill penalizing local governmental entities continue reading »

Cervical Cancer - A Preventable Tragedy for Latinas

Cervical Cancer - A Preventable Tragedy for Latinas

A staggering number of Latinas in Los Angeles County are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year and die from this preventable cancer at rates higher than the national average. continue reading »

Spanish Phenom Ricky Rubio Will Be Coming to the NBA

Spanish Phenom Ricky Rubio Will Be Coming to the NBA

Spanish point guard, Ricky Rubio, who was most recently playing basketball as part of Spain’s FC Barcelona has now become the first player born in the 1990’s to join the NBA. (Rubio was born October 21, 1990.) continue reading »

Groups Call the Approval of ‘Monster Dam’ in Brazil a “Tragic Day for the Amazon”

Groups Call the Approval of ‘Monster Dam’ in Brazil a “Tragic Day for the Amazon”

Amnesty International and a number of other groups hoping to protect both the rainforest and indigenous people of Brazil, have urged the Brazilian government to suspend – or in some cases stop – the building of the Belo Monte dam, continue reading »

Chilean Authorities to Investigate the Death of Pablo Neruda

Chilean Authorities to Investigate the Death of Pablo Neruda

Following a complaint filed Tuesday by the Chilean Communist Party, Judge Mario Carrizosa has ordered an investigation. continue reading »