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Mexican President Felipe Calderon Concludes Successful U.S. Visit

Mexican President Felipe Calderon Concludes Successful U.S. Visit

President of Mexico Felipe Calderon completed a successful trip to the United States this week that focused on environmental sustainability in Mexico and the importance of bilateral relations with the United States. continue reading »

Chile President Sebastian Piñera orders Police with Clubs To Respond to Dam Protesters

Chile President Sebastian Piñera orders Police with Clubs To Respond to Dam Protesters

President Sebastian Piñera ordered Police with Clubs to respond to thousands of demonstrators of the Patagonia dam project this week. continue reading »

New Mass translation is ecumenically harmful, Anglican says

New Mass translation is ecumenically harmful, Anglican says

Because the Roman Catholic Church was a driving force behind the development of a common English translation of basic prayers used by many Christian churches for 40 years, more recent Vatican continue reading »

New Two-Hour Special to Air Nationally on PBS Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 10PM (TRAILER)

New Two-Hour Special to Air Nationally on PBS Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 10PM (TRAILER)

THE STORM THAT SWEPT MEXICO is a vibrant new two-hour PBS special that tells the epic story of the Mexican Revolution of 1910, the first major political and social revolution of the 20th century continue reading »

On Dream Act: Rubio Out of Step with Florida Hispanics

On Dream Act: Rubio Out of Step with Florida Hispanics

Only a week after Florida Hispanics rose-up to defeat an Arizona-like immigration bill in the Florida legislature, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has decided to cast aside the large Florida Hispanic community in favor of the national continue reading »

LET LOOSE this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

LET LOOSE this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

LET LOOSE this weekend with a Latin American natural wonder. Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

GLAHR Condemns Governor Nathan Deal’s Signature of HB-87

GLAHR Condemns Governor Nathan Deal’s Signature of HB-87

The Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights, the state’s leading grass roots immigrant rights organization, condemns Gov. Nathan Deal’s decision to sign HB 87 into law. continue reading »

Heinous & Random Crime in Spain: Shopper Beheaded in Grocery Store (VIDEO)

Heinous & Random Crime in Spain: Shopper Beheaded in Grocery Store (VIDEO)

Spanish authorities are reporting a gruesome and apparently random crime on the Spanish island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands. continue reading »

Social Security Benefits Remain a Vital Source of Retirement Income for Latinos

Social Security Benefits Remain a Vital Source of Retirement Income for Latinos

New report by the University of Southern California (USC) Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging underscores the importance of Social Security to Latinos. President of Mexico Felipe Calderon completed a successful trip to the United States this week that focused on environmental sustainability in Mexico and the importance of bilateral relations with the United States. continue reading »

Enrique Iglesias Announces Tour With Pitbull and Prince Royce

Enrique Iglesias Announces Tour With Pitbull and Prince Royce

“We each have our own style. When you combine it, it will be a great show,” Iglesias said. “Being on tour with Enrique Iglesias and Prince Royce proves that unity through music is still a driving force in our community,” Pitbull added. “It will be a show full of energy and the fans will have a good time.” continue reading »

Criminals Target Texas Hispanic Community with Fake Antibiotics

Criminals Target Texas Hispanic Community with Fake Antibiotics

Criminals targeting the Hispanic community in Texas distributed fake over the counter medicines described to be children’s antibiotics to pharmacies across the state, sparking a state i continue reading »

Former Juárez Police Chief Seeks Political Asylum in the US (VIDEO)

Former Juárez Police Chief Seeks Political Asylum in the US (VIDEO)

Marisol Valles Garcia was forced to flee her country due to continuous threats, she says from the safety of the United States “My country is so close, but so far away”. continue reading »

Sofía Vergara to Star in “The Paperboy”, Project Developed by Pedro Almodovar

Sofía Vergara to Star in “The Paperboy”, Project Developed by Pedro Almodovar

Billed as a sexual thriller, the Colombian actress will star next to Matthew McConaughey, Zac Efron and Tobey Maguire. continue reading »

Illegal Organ Transplants in Latin America Exploit the Poor as Patients Grow Desperate

Illegal Organ Transplants in Latin America Exploit the Poor as Patients Grow Desperate

As many are looking for any means of escaping poverty, the illicit market of organ transplants is growing. Every year, about 5,000 gravely people form the United States, Saudi Arabia, continue reading »

POLL: Americas Young More Tolerant & Accepting of Immigrants and Minorities

POLL: Americas Young More Tolerant & Accepting of Immigrants and Minorities

A new national survey of Americans’ attitudes on immigration, race, ethnicity and religion shows a large majority of Americans (60%) support allowing legal immigrants to vote in local elections, continue reading »