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Narco Blog:15 La Familia Michoacana Cartel Members Killed by Federal Police

Narco Blog:15 La Familia Michoacana Cartel Members Killed by Federal Police

Last Friday a confrontation occurred at the border of Jalisco and Michoacan. 36 gunmen were arrested and 11 gunmen were killed, all belonging to the Cartel La Familia Michoacana. continue reading »

POLL:  49% of Americans Think Memorial Day Is One of Our Most Important Holidays

POLL:  49% of Americans Think Memorial Day Is One of Our Most Important Holidays

Forty-nine percent (49%) of Americans view Memorial Day as one of the nation’s most important holidays. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just seven percent (7%) consider it one of the least important holidays, while 43% rate it somewhere in between. continue reading »

Peru, Colombia, and Chile Merge Stock Markets

Peru, Colombia, and Chile Merge Stock Markets

Peru, Colombia, and Chile will formally merge their stock markets Today. This action will create the second-largest bourse in Latin America after Brazil and promising to increase liquidity in the mineral-rich Andean region. continue reading »

Dominican Expatriates Will Get to Vote for 2012 President of Dominican Republic

Dominican Expatriates Will Get to Vote for 2012 President of Dominican Republic

A new bill establishes that expatriate Dominicans can vote in the 2012 presidential elections abroad and will elect seven overseas legislators. Two of these will represent the Caribbean Basin and Latin America, three will be elected for Canada and the United States and two for Europe. continue reading »

Honoring Our Troops and The Many Hispanics in the Military (VIDEO)

Honoring Our Troops and The Many Hispanics in the Military (VIDEO)

The following is a poignant message from Reform Immigration FOR America that honors our troops and the many Hispanics in the military on this Memorial Day: continue reading »

FOX’s Special Report’s Bret Baier Uses Loaded Term “Illegals”(VIDEO)

FOX’s Special Report’s Bret Baier Uses Loaded Term “Illegals”(VIDEO)

Fox News' Bret Baier, using the word "illegals" to describe undocumented immigrants in the United States, continue reading »

The National Ballet of Cuba is Making its First United States Tour in Eight Years

The National Ballet of Cuba is Making its First United States Tour in Eight Years

The National Ballet of Cuba plans to deliver a “message of peace” when it starts its first United States tour in eight years, said renowned director, Alicia Alonso. continue reading »

Beloved Tijuana Priest that Was Kidnapped is Found Brutally Murdered

Beloved Tijuana Priest that Was Kidnapped is Found Brutally Murdered

The Mexican priest Salvador Ruiz Enciso, who disappeared from his parish in the city of Tijuana, northern Mexico, near the border with the United States, was killed as informed by the Archbishop of Tijuana, Archbishop Rafael Romo Muñoz. continue reading »

Barcelona Celebrates Champions League Victory

Barcelona Celebrates Champions League Victory

Thousands lined the streets of Barcelona to welcome home the Champions League winners after they defeated Manchester United 3-1 on Saturday. continue reading »

Tequila Party Events Scheduled in Nearly 20 States in Preparation for 2012

Tequila Party Events Scheduled in Nearly 20 States in Preparation for 2012

Through Rallies and concerts, The Tequila Party wants to organize a record Latino Vote in 2012. With events scheduled in nearly 20 states, the kickoff will be in Tucson on June 4. continue reading »

Honoring Our Heroes

Honoring Our Heroes

This Memorial Day, we honor our nation’s service members who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their country continue reading »

U.S. Diplomats Traveling to Colombia and Brazil to Discuss Mutual Security Challenges

U.S. Diplomats Traveling to Colombia and Brazil to Discuss Mutual Security Challenges

Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Andrew J. Shapiro will travel to Colombia and Brazil, May 30-June 3. While in Colombia May 30-31, Assistant Secretary Shapiro will visit Tolemaida Airbase to observe Colombian training activities and will meet with senior civilian and military officials in Bogota continue reading »

Latino Coalition’s Annual Small Business Summit Deemed a Success

Latino Coalition’s Annual Small Business Summit Deemed a Success

The Latino Coalition (TLC) concluded the 2011 Small Business Summit in Washington D.C. The event kicked off May 23 and attracted over 750 small business owners, Fortune 500 procurement officers, government officials and a first-class list of keynote speakers. continue reading »

Shocking Video from Mexico Shows Teacher Calming Her Class with Song While Bullets Fly (VIDEO)

Shocking Video from Mexico Shows Teacher Calming Her Class with Song While Bullets Fly (VIDEO)

A valiant teacher from the Colonia Nueva Estanzuela school in Monterrey is shown in this video calming her kingergarten youngster as bullets are heard outside. continue reading »

El Museo del Barrio’s Gala Sees Moguls and Movie Stars Turn Out

El Museo del Barrio’s Gala Sees Moguls and Movie Stars Turn Out

El Museo del Barrio is one of the leading Hispanic cultural institutions presenting and preserving the art and culture of Puerto Ricans and all Latin Americans in the U.S. This year’s gala which is becoming continue reading »