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Michelle Obama Visits Ciudad Mujer Project to Benefit Women in San Salvador

Michelle Obama Visits Ciudad Mujer Project to Benefit Women in San Salvador

As part of United States President Barak Obama’s official visit to Latin America, First Lady Michelle Obama together with Salvadoran First Lady and Minister of Social Inclusion Vanda Pignato, visited the first of what is to be 12 centers of the Ciudad Mujer project. continue reading »

U.S. Citizenship Test Questions—Do You Know the Answers?

U.S. Citizenship Test Questions—Do You Know the Answers?

The U.S. Citizenship Test is making news today as many Americans are discovering how little they know about their country. The test, administered by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, is a requirement for those continue reading »

Unauthorized Population in U.S. Remains Unchanged at 11 Million, 60% Here More than a Decade

Unauthorized Population in U.S. Remains Unchanged at 11 Million, 60% Here More than a Decade

Recent estimates from the Pew Hispanic Center and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) indicate that the number of unauthorized immigrants in the United States has remained unchanged at roughly 11 million since 2009. continue reading »

Connie Mack: Avoiding Panama & Colombia on Latin America Trip Maintains Unfocused Foreign Policy

Avoiding visits to key U.S. allies Panama and Colombia on his trip to Latin America which wraps up today, President Obama has made clear that the Administration has no intention of moving ahead with Free Trade Agreements with Panama and Colombia, weakening our position in the Hemisphere and letting dictators like Hugo Chavez push the envelope on regional security. continue reading »

Elderly Wisconsin Man Charged with Child Sex Exploitation of Minor from Belize

Elderly Wisconsin Man Charged with Child Sex Exploitation of Minor from Belize

Today a grand jury in the Eastern District of Wisconsin returned a one-count indictment against Roland J. Flath for traveling to a foreign country and engaging in and attempting to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a minor less than 18 years of age. continue reading »

Latino Males Celebrate their ‘Vanidad’ and Enjoy Looking Good

Latino Males Celebrate their ‘Vanidad’ and Enjoy Looking Good

Research from Univision Communication is showing us what many already knew – Latino men like to look good from head to toe. In the study called “Why Latinos continue reading »

Castro Says He Hasn’t Held Any Formal Positions in Five Years

Castro Says He Hasn’t Held Any Formal Positions in Five Years

Tuesday, Fidel Castro surprised everyone when he said he resigned from all of his official position five years ago. The “former” head of Cuba’s Communist Party’s statements brought in to question just how much power he still has “behind the scenes” continue reading »

STUDY:  Older Latino Males do Not Seek Out Treatment for Depression

STUDY:  Older Latino Males do Not Seek Out Treatment for Depression

A new study just presented at the annual meeting of American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry shows that older Mexican-America males are getting depressed at the same rate as their white non-Hispanic counterparts but not getting treatment for it. continue reading »

Several Spanish ETA Members Designated as Terrorists by U.S. Government

Several Spanish ETA Members Designated as Terrorists by U.S. Government

The Secretary of State has designated Basque Fatherland and Liberty (ETA) members Miguel de Garikoitz Aspiazu Rubina, also known as Txeroki, and Jose Ignacio Reta de Frutos continue reading »

Ancient Rabbit, Largest of Its Kind, Found In Spain

Ancient Rabbit, Largest of Its Kind, Found In Spain

Unearthed at the small island of Minorca, the enormous bunny that lived three to five million years ago was so hefty that it had no enemies, but also couldn’t hop! continue reading »

Undocumented Drives Drunk, Kills Virginia Man, Fans Immigration Fire

Undocumented Drives Drunk, Kills Virginia Man, Fans Immigration Fire

Adding fuel to the immigration fire last week, a Virginia man was killed when his car was forced into oncoming traffic by an intoxicated immigrant from Honduras. Paul J. Krouse, 54, was killed in a car crash caused by 33-year-old immigrant Carlos Sanchez-Ramos, continue reading »

Bizarre & Tragic: New Mexico Man Attacks Police with Crucifix, Dies After Being Tasered

Bizarre & Tragic: New Mexico Man Attacks Police with Crucifix, Dies After Being Tasered

Many locals in Albuquerque, New Mexico said Jerry Perea was turning his life around by finding God after his numerous brushes with the law. Then it all turned tragic and bizarre yesterday afternoon. continue reading »

The Latest in Extreme Trafficking? Woman Stuffs Heroin, Pills, Bags, and Cash in Her Vagina

The Latest in Extreme Trafficking? Woman Stuffs Heroin, Pills, Bags, and Cash in Her Vagina

In Scranton, Pennsylvania, a woman who was detained by police on suspicion of burglary after crashing her car on Sunday, has now been charged with possession of a controlled substance, after 54 bags of heroin were found in her vagina continue reading »

Presidential Agenda in El Salvador Today and Visit to Grave of Murdered Archbishop Oscar A. Romero

Presidential Agenda in El Salvador Today and Visit to Grave of Murdered Archbishop Oscar A. Romero

The White House has announced the following agenda for the President and the First Family in the final leg of their South American trip which also includes a visit to the grave of murdered Archbishop Oscar A. Romero: continue reading »

Watch the Promo for Christina Aguilera’s New TV Show (VIDEO)

Watch the Promo for Christina Aguilera’s New TV Show (VIDEO)

‘The Voice’ will feature Aguilera as one of four “coaches,” who judge performers solely on their voice, “in a kinder/gentler version of Idol.” continue reading »