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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 »

Hispanics File Suit After Memphis Trailer Park Floods, Leaving Many In Shelters

Hispanics File Suit After Memphis Trailer Park Floods, Leaving Many In Shelters

The devastation caused by the flooding of the Mississippi River has left a number of Mexican immigrants that were living in Memphis-area trailer parks struggling to put their lives back together. continue reading »

Miner who Wrote “We’re Ok” Message Wants it back from Chilean President

Miner who Wrote “We’re Ok” Message Wants it back from Chilean President

The Chilean miner who wrote the famous message "We're OK" message wants it back from Chilean President Sebastin Piñera. José Ojeda can only hope Piñera returns the little paper with the survival message, as he once promised. continue reading »

Mexico Launches Ads in U.S. in Hopes of Increasing Tourism

Mexico Launches Ads in U.S. in Hopes of Increasing Tourism

Hoping to turn around their image as a drug- and violence-filled country, Mexico has launched an ad campaign to highlight the country’s assets, as it tries to increase tourism as the summer months quickly approach. continue reading »

State Officials to Travel to Argentina & Brazil to Discuss Academic Exchanges

State Officials to Travel to Argentina & Brazil to Discuss Academic Exchanges

In Buenos Aires, Argentina, Deputy Assistant Secretary Romanowski will inaugurate the Fulbright Regional Network for Applied Research (NEXUS) Program. continue reading »

It’s a Latino PanderFiesta Says Stephen Colbert (VIDEO)

It’s a Latino PanderFiesta Says Stephen Colbert (VIDEO)

It's a Latino PanderFiesta Says Stephen Colbert continue reading »

Carlos Santana to go on Tour With George López This Fall (VIDEO)

Carlos Santana to go on Tour With George López This Fall (VIDEO)

Carlos Santana to go on tour with George López this fall. No joke folks! Or actually, jokes aplenty from funnyman George López, accompanied by musical interludes by Carlos Santana! continue reading »

Big Oil Doing Something Right – ConocoPhillips Pulls Out of Amazon Project

Big Oil Doing Something Right – ConocoPhillips Pulls Out of Amazon Project

ConocoPhillips CEO James Mulva announced at its Annual General Meeting of shareholders that the company has withdrawn from its controversial co-venture with Repsol-YPF in Oil Block 39 of the remote northern Peruvian Amazon. continue reading »

Meet “Eduardo Fresco” Wilmer Valderrama’s BIZARRE Music Alter-Ego  (VIDEO)

Meet “Eduardo Fresco” Wilmer Valderrama’s BIZARRE Music Alter-Ego (VIDEO)

It is unclear to us whether this video is the musical debut of That 70’s Show’s Fez, or a twisted joke called “The Way I Fiesta” continue reading »

Thought of the Day: Are Immigrants For Sale? (VIDEO)

Thought of the Day: Are Immigrants For Sale? (VIDEO)

¿Could it be possible that somebody actually profits from incarcerating and keeping immigrants locked up? continue reading »

City Streets of Durango, Mexico Littered with Beheaded Bodies

City Streets of Durango, Mexico Littered with Beheaded Bodies

The state of Durango got more bad news with the finding of bodies of eight decapitated men littered throughout the state capital – this finding on the heels of the mass grave body count increasing. continue reading »

5 Undocumented Student Protesters Will Not Face Deportation in IN

5 Undocumented Student Protesters Will Not Face Deportation in IN

Five student protesters arrested during Mondays protest at the Indiana Statehouse will not face deportation. continue reading »

Dominican Sentenced to 24 Yrs in Prison for Drug Smuggling Through Port of Savannah

Dominican Sentenced to 24 Yrs in Prison for Drug Smuggling Through Port of Savannah

Jose Orlando Garcia Duran, 33, a native of the Dominican Republic, was sentenced Wednesday to 286 months in federal prison for his role in smuggling cocaine and heroin through the Port of Savannah. continue reading »

U.S. Hispanics Driving U.S. Food Spending Growth

U.S. Hispanics Driving U.S. Food Spending Growth

The food and beverage industry is counting on current research data that shows the dormant U.S. food, beverage and restaurant growth is and will be driven by the U.S. Hispanic consumer. continue reading »