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Someone Just Punched Leo Messi In The Face!

Someone Just Punched Leo Messi In The Face!

It happened today after a lunch with two friends in his hometown of Rosario, Argentina. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER:   Colombian Singer by day, Paid Assasin by Night

LATINO BLOTTER:  Colombian Singer by day, Paid Assasin by Night

With a successful career as a singer, and several YouTube hits, few knew Carlos Valencia led a second life as a paid killer. continue reading »

‘One Nation’ Sarah Palin Disses DREAM Act at the Footsteps of Ellis Island (VIDEO)

‘One Nation’ Sarah Palin Disses DREAM Act at the Footsteps of Ellis Island (VIDEO)

Sarah Pallin’s ‘One Nation’ bus tour or Alaska’s version of RV travel with out a map, stopped in New York at the Statute of Liberty. As she continues to proclaim this traveling fiasco is not political or presidential she did make time to diss DREAMers and the DREAM Act. continue reading »

How Much Are the Porn Sites Willing to Pay for J.Lo’s Sex Tape?

How Much Are the Porn Sites Willing to Pay for J.Lo’s Sex Tape?

Sources are reporting that Jennifer Lopez’s “sex tape” is at the center of a porn site bidding war. Both TMZ and Gossip Cop have said the singer's intimate video continue reading »

Mitt Romney, Official Presidential Candidate’s Family Has Mexican Roots

Mitt Romney, Official Presidential Candidate’s Family Has Mexican Roots

In a 2007 interview with "60 Minutes" the now-presidential candidate Mitt Romney said he couldn't "imagine anything more awful than polygamy,” when asked about his family’s polygamist continue reading »

Mexican Government: 73 Suspects (Some Police) Charged in Connection With Mass Graves in Tamaulipas

Mexican Government: 73 Suspects (Some Police) Charged in Connection With Mass Graves in Tamaulipas

In recent weeks, Mexican authorities had arrested 74 suspects, which included a number of police officers suspected of protecting drug gangs. Wednesday, continue reading »

Puerto Rico Based Artists Allora & Calzadilla Arrive at Venice Art Biennale (VIDEO)

Puerto Rico Based Artists Allora & Calzadilla Arrive at Venice Art Biennale (VIDEO)

Puerto Rico based artists Allora & Calzadilla have arrived at Venice Art Biennale. The pair represent the US in the monumental exhibition, with six pieces that incorporate interactive sculpture, performance, and sound elements. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Loquita Cuts Up Ex-BF, Buries Body in Yard & Flower Pots in “Gardening Project”

LATINO BLOTTER: Loquita Cuts Up Ex-BF, Buries Body in Yard & Flower Pots in “Gardening Project”

In suburban Los Angeles, a woman was arrested after police discovered she was wheeling around a trash can full of human remains. The San Bernardino County police arrested Carmen Montenegro, 51, continue reading »

Spanish TV Show ‘Jose Luis Sin Censura’ Losing Key Advertisers & Pulled from Certain Markets

Spanish TV Show ‘Jose Luis Sin Censura’ Losing Key Advertisers & Pulled from Certain Markets

The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) and the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) today announced that AT&T and Time Warner Cable have withdrawn advertising from "José Luis Sin Censura." continue reading »

Chilean Anarchist’s Bomb Goes Off, Alights Him and Its All Caught on Video (VIDEO)

Chilean Anarchist’s Bomb Goes Off, Alights Him and Its All Caught on Video (VIDEO)

22 Year old Luciano Pittronello was severely injured by the explosion of the artifact he was planting in front of a Santiago bank and the entire incident was horrifyingly caught on video. continue reading »

Eggs Front and Center of Crime Spree in Dominican Republic

Eggs Front and Center of Crime Spree in Dominican Republic

Thieves and assailants in Santo Domingo and other urban areas are now using eggs mixed with water to carry out robberies and assaults on cars and trucks. Their tactic, generally employed at night, is to throw eggs continue reading »

Coors Light Ad in the Bronx Offends Puerto Rican Community

Coors Light Ad in the Bronx Offends Puerto Rican Community

Coors has missed the mark on Latino marketing. A new ad campaign by Coors for the upcoming Puerto Rican Parade has ignited a controversy that has offended many Puerto Ricans living in the Yankee Stadium section of The Bronx. continue reading »

Deportation in the Time of Cholera

Deportation in the Time of Cholera

Days after the tragedy of the January 12, 2010, earthquake, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano swiftly exercised her discretion to designate Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). continue reading »

Health Care Quality Gaps and Disparities Persist in Every State for Minorities

Health Care Quality Gaps and Disparities Persist in Every State for Minorities

States are seeing improvements in health care quality, but disparities for their minority and low-income residents persist, according to the 2010 State Snapshots, released today by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. continue reading »

California 5th Grader Wins National Immigration Essay Contest

California 5th Grader Wins National Immigration Essay Contest

The American Immigration Council is pleased to announce the winner of its 14th Annual “Celebrate America” Creative Writing Contest. Maya Young Wong of Altadena, California, won for her poem entitled “My Grandfather Ben. continue reading »