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UNIVISION Has Exclusive Live Coverage Of  2011 Copa Oro Matches

UNIVISION Has Exclusive Live Coverage Of 2011 Copa Oro Matches

The Legendary Hugo Sanchez, Fernando Fiore, Pablo Ramirez, Jorge Perez Navarro, Jesus Bracamontes, Diego Balado and Marcelo Balboa are Joined by Jackie Guerrido and Ernesto Laguardia Bringing Unique Perspectives and Minute-to-Minute Excitement. continue reading »

MEET Lea T: Brazil’s Transsexual Rising Model Superstar (VIDEO)

MEET Lea T: Brazil’s Transsexual Rising Model Superstar (VIDEO)

In less than 2 years, she has been on Oprah, landed editorials in Vogue Paris, walked for Givenchy, and was in the cover of LOVE magazine smooching Kate Moss! continue reading »

First Latina Ever Elected to Chicago City Clerk- Susana Mendoza Talks City Stickers

First Latina Ever Elected to Chicago City Clerk- Susana Mendoza Talks City Stickers

Susana Mendoza was elected Chicago City Clerk in 2011 and is the first woman ever elected to that office. City Clerk Mendoza's office is responsible for maintaining official city government records, distributing approximately 1.3 continue reading »

LOOSEN UP this weekend with a Latin American Wonder

LOOSEN UP this weekend with a Latin American Wonder

LOOSEN UP this weekend with a Latin American Wonder. Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  In 7 Days, 16 Tons of Pot Valued at $23 Million Seized

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  In 7 Days, 16 Tons of Pot Valued at $23 Million Seized

Over the past seven days, U.S. Border Patrol agents confiscated more than 16 tons of narcotics, with an estimated value of more than $26 million, in multiple seizures throughout the Rio Grande Valley Sector. continue reading »

Texas State Senator Files Anti-Sanctuary Cities Bill - Says it NOT an Immigration-related Issue

Texas State Senator Files Anti-Sanctuary Cities Bill - Says it NOT an Immigration-related Issue

Texas State Senator Tommy Williams has filed a massive bill in the current special session that a press release from the Republican state senator called “a comprehensive bill penalizing local governmental entities continue reading »

Cervical Cancer - A Preventable Tragedy for Latinas

Cervical Cancer - A Preventable Tragedy for Latinas

A staggering number of Latinas in Los Angeles County are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year and die from this preventable cancer at rates higher than the national average. continue reading »

Spanish Phenom Ricky Rubio Will Be Coming to the NBA

Spanish Phenom Ricky Rubio Will Be Coming to the NBA

Spanish point guard, Ricky Rubio, who was most recently playing basketball as part of Spain’s FC Barcelona has now become the first player born in the 1990’s to join the NBA. (Rubio was born October 21, 1990.) continue reading »

Groups Call the Approval of ‘Monster Dam’ in Brazil a “Tragic Day for the Amazon”

Groups Call the Approval of ‘Monster Dam’ in Brazil a “Tragic Day for the Amazon”

Amnesty International and a number of other groups hoping to protect both the rainforest and indigenous people of Brazil, have urged the Brazilian government to suspend – or in some cases stop – the building of the Belo Monte dam, continue reading »

Chilean Authorities to Investigate the Death of Pablo Neruda

Chilean Authorities to Investigate the Death of Pablo Neruda

Following a complaint filed Tuesday by the Chilean Communist Party, Judge Mario Carrizosa has ordered an investigation. continue reading »

Is Racism Still an Issue in Cuba?

Is Racism Still an Issue in Cuba?

Thursday, a Cuban official announced that a media campaign will soon be launched to highlight programs that address, and hope to eliminate, the island’s still-present racism. continue reading »

Popocatepetl Volcano in México Spews Two Mile-Long Cloud of Ash

Popocatepetl Volcano in México Spews Two Mile-Long Cloud of Ash

The Popocatepetl volcano over Mexico City is once again active. The Popocatepetl, a gigantic 17,886-foot mountain that towers over Mexico City, shot a monumental cloud of ash about 2 miles over its crater Friday morning. continue reading »

Ethnic Diversity Seen in Actors, but Not Storylines

Ethnic Diversity Seen in Actors, but Not Storylines

The integration of minorities into mainstream television seems to be movinf forward (just look at America Ferrara on ABC’s “Ugly Betty”), but what is lacking is the diversity in the storylines, and the relevance of topics that aren’t just based on outrageous stereotypes. continue reading »

ACLU Files Suit in Georgia Against Its “Show Me Your Papers” Immigration Law

ACLU Files Suit in Georgia Against Its “Show Me Your Papers” Immigration Law

The American Civil Liberties Union, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) and a coalition of other civil rights groups filed a class action lawsuit challenging Georgia’s continue reading »

MEET Latin America’s Most Marketable Athletes

MEET Latin America’s Most Marketable Athletes

Four Latin American athletes made it to SportPro Magazine’s top 50 Marketable Athletes of 2011. continue reading »