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WATCH: Pictures From the Eruption of the Puyehue Volcano in Chile

WATCH: Pictures From the Eruption of the Puyehue Volcano in Chile

Chilean geologists have said lava won't be spewed from the mountain, but the smoke and ashes from the weekend's eruption, are causing air traffic chaos in Argentina! continue reading »

STUDY:  Race Still Matters Says Young Americans and Racism Abounds

STUDY:  Race Still Matters Says Young Americans and Racism Abounds

Applied Research Center, the nation’s leading think tank on racial justice, today releases a 40-page study and video on the racial attitudes of young people, whom many pollsters and commentators have prematurely labeled as "post-racial." continue reading »

Is One of NY Rep. Weiner’s Sexting Buddies a Lovely Latina?

Is One of NY Rep. Weiner’s Sexting Buddies a Lovely Latina?

The lewd photo that sparked the controversy surrounding New York Rep. Anthony Weiner was reportedly sent to Gennette Cordova, who in the last week and a half, has had her life turned upside down, as she and her friends and family have been harassed since “Weinergate” broke. continue reading »

JUST IN:  WATCH Shakira go “Rabiosa” all Over That Pole (VIDEO)

JUST IN:  WATCH Shakira go “Rabiosa” all Over That Pole (VIDEO)

Colombian singer Shakira has released her latest video, where rapper Pitbull supports a brunette, pole dancing Shakira. continue reading »

Panama First to Join International Treaties Protecting Stateless Migrants

Panama First to Join International Treaties Protecting Stateless Migrants

The United Nations refugee agency today hailed Panama’s recent decision to accede to two major international treaties on statelessness, a problem which affects up to 12 million people worldwide. continue reading »

Larger in Death Than in Life - Cemetery for Drug Lords in México (VIDEO)

Larger in Death Than in Life - Cemetery for Drug Lords in México (VIDEO)

“Welcome to Jardines De Humaya” in Culiacán, Sinaloa, a cemetery that illustrates the grim contrast between dying a drug lord, and dying anybody else, in Mexico. continue reading »

Massachusetts Will Not Join Secure Communities Program

Massachusetts Will Not Join Secure Communities Program

Mass. Governor Deval Patrick has notified the Department of Homeland Security that there will be no agreement between Massachusetts and the Government’s Secure Community Program. continue reading »

Florida Senator Rubio to Get 2nd Job While Senate Not in Session – Will Teach College

Florida Senator Rubio to Get 2nd Job While Senate Not in Session – Will Teach College

The Cuban-American Republican Senator Marco Rubio may soon be known as the hardest-working man around. The junior Senator from Florida has agreed to co-teach a college political science class twice a week while the Senate is not in session. continue reading »

Angry New Mexico Man Puts Up Billboard Saying Ex Had an Abortion

Angry New Mexico Man Puts Up Billboard Saying Ex Had an Abortion

An angry New Mexico man, jilted by his lover, lashed out and paid to have a billboard ad put up in which he states that his ex-girlfriend had an abortion against his wishes. continue reading »

Tests on Cilantro Revealed Over 30 Unapproved Pesticides

Tests on Cilantro Revealed Over 30 Unapproved Pesticides

In federal tests of cilantro, the U.S. Department of Agriculture found 34 unapproved pesticides on the herb, results that surprised even them. Cilantro is a popular ingredient in salsa and guacamole continue reading »

Marc Anthony to Produce Signature Music of “Hawthorne”

Marc Anthony to Produce Signature Music of “Hawthorne”

The Grammy-winning star has been named Executive Music Producer of the TNT medical drama starring Jada Pinkett Smith. continue reading »

Immigrant Advocates Ask For More Officer Training At Border Following Taser Deaths

Immigrant Advocates Ask For More Officer Training At Border Following Taser Deaths

Immigrant advocates have grown increasingly worried over the number of Taser and shooting deaths involving federal border officers at the U.S.-Mexico border. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: Mexican Army Locates Cartels “Monster” Armored Vehicle Factory

NARCO BLOG: Mexican Army Locates Cartels “Monster” Armored Vehicle Factory

Yesterday the Mexican Army located a factory where "Monster" Armored vehicles were being made for the drug cartel. Vehicles were specifically being made for the Zeta Cartel. continue reading »

Justice Dept Resolves Citizenship Discrimination Against Large Stadium Concessionary

Justice Dept Resolves Citizenship Discrimination Against Large Stadium Concessionary

The Justice Department announced today that it has reached a settlement agreement with Canvas Corporation, a vending company based in Woodbury, N.Y., that contracts continue reading »

MEET Lily Vásquez, New York Based Colombian Rising Star Thanks to the Internet (VIDEO)

MEET Lily Vásquez, New York Based Colombian Rising Star Thanks to the Internet (VIDEO)

Lily has become the first Hispanic singer to raise the money to make and release her album “Pasión de Mujer” entirely on the internet! continue reading »