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Nicaragua’s First Family Runs the Nation’s Media and Communications!

Nicaragua’s First Family Runs the Nation’s Media and Communications!

The Ortega clan control Channel 8, Channel 13 and the Secretary of Communications and Citizenship. continue reading »

Undocumented Grandparents Fight for Custody of U.S.-Born Grandchildren After Mother Dies

Undocumented Grandparents Fight for Custody of U.S.-Born Grandchildren After Mother Dies

In Chicago, two grandparents are fighting for legal custody of their five grandchildren after their mother passed away from cancer, but the process is not as easy it would seem. continue reading »

New Mexico Chile and Onion Farms Facing Labor Shortage

New Mexico Chile and Onion Farms Facing Labor Shortage

With chile and onion harvesting season rapidly approaching for New Mexico farmers, they are facing a problem that could result in the price of the produce skyrocketing. continue reading »

Latino-Jewish Congressional Caucus is Launched on Capital Hill

Latino-Jewish Congressional Caucus is Launched on Capital Hill

AJC, together with members of the U.S. House of Representatives, will launch the Latino-Jewish Congressional Caucus at an event tonight on Capitol Hill. The establishment of the Latino-Jewish Caucus was strongly supported by AJC’s Latino and Latin America Institute. continue reading »

Mildred Baena, Mother of Schwarzenegger’s Love Child Breaks Her Silence

Mildred Baena, Mother of Schwarzenegger’s Love Child Breaks Her Silence

In an interview with Hello! magazine, Mildred Baena, the former housekeeper for the Schwarzenegger/Shriver family is breaking her silence after the Los Angeles Times broke that her now-teenaged son continue reading »

Miss San Antonio 2011 Brouhaha FINALLY Settled

Miss San Antonio 2011 Brouhaha FINALLY Settled

Both Miss San Antonio and the runner-up, who was crowned during a court confrontation, will compete for the Miss Texas 2011 title. Domonique Ramírez was stripped off the title of Miss San Ant continue reading »

Argentina’s ‘Dirty Wars’ to Democracy Offer Lessons World Can Learn From, Especially Syria

Argentina’s ‘Dirty Wars’ to Democracy Offer Lessons World Can Learn From, Especially Syria

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged that the lessons learned from Argentina’s turn from dictatorship to democracy be applied widely, particularly in North Africa and the Middle East, and he called on Syria to allow humanitarian aid into areas affected by ongoing violence. continue reading »

President Obama Visits Puerto Rico Becoming First to Do So Since JFK in 1961

President Obama Visits Puerto Rico Becoming First to Do So Since JFK in 1961

Tuesday, President Obama will be in Puerto Rico for a short day trip. This will be the first trip by a sitting U.S. president since 1961, when President John F. Kennedy took the trip. continue reading »

G-Lo Becomes the Lord Of the Rings in San Fernando, CA

G-Lo Becomes the Lord Of the Rings in San Fernando, CA

The comedian is footing the bill for the Championship rings for the San Fernando High School baseball team! continue reading »

Madrina:  Eva Longoria to be Godmother of the New Beckham Baby!

Madrina:  Eva Longoria to be Godmother of the New Beckham Baby!

The Beckhams have chosen the Latina actress to be the godmother of their baby girl due in July! continue reading »

Violent MS-13 Gang Member Previously Deported, Rearrested in Maryland

Violent MS-13 Gang Member Previously Deported, Rearrested in Maryland

On June 10, 2011, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers in Baltimore arrested Saul Antonio Uriba, continue reading »

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Consider Tough Immigration Laws

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Consider Tough Immigration Laws

Pennsylvania lawmakers have proposed bills that would add to the various of immigration laws around the nation. continue reading »

New Poll:  Latinos Divided on Obama and Immigration

New Poll:  Latinos Divided on Obama and Immigration

The number of Latino voters who intend to support President Barack Obama increased by 9% compared with those supporting the president in the previous impreMedia/Latino Decisions (LD) poll, continue reading »

Celebrate World Blood Donor Day, First Time Global Event Launched in Latin America

Celebrate World Blood Donor Day, First Time Global Event Launched in Latin America

On June 14, 2011, countries worldwide will celebrate World Blood Donor Day with events to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank voluntary unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood. continue reading »

The Mormon Church Issues Position Statement on Immigration

The Mormon Church Issues Position Statement on Immigration

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints today issued the following official statement on immigration: Around the world, debate on the immigration question has become intense. That is especially so in the United States. Most Americans agree that the federal continue reading »