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Sen. Vitter Blocks Pay Raise for Secretary Salazar Until Gulf Drilling Permits Issued

Sen. Vitter Blocks Pay Raise for Secretary Salazar Until Gulf Drilling Permits Issued

Louisiana Sen. David Vitter (R) has said that he will block the pay raise for President Obama’s Secretary of the Interior, until the Interior Department allows more access to of drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. continue reading »

Rep. Jose Serrano-Sponsored Study Shows Hate Crime Against Latinos on the Rise

Rep. Jose Serrano-Sponsored Study Shows Hate Crime Against Latinos on the Rise

Congressman José E. Serrano highlighted the preliminary conclusions of a study by the Justice Department, which showed that hate crimes against Latinos have been rising over the past several years. continue reading »

Who Won?  Botero vs Kahlo at Sotheby’s Latin American Art Auction

Who Won?  Botero vs Kahlo at Sotheby’s Latin American Art Auction

This week’s long anticipated Latin American art auction held by Sotheby’s pitted two of Latin America’s greatest artists against each other: Fernando Botero of Colombia vs Frida Kahlo of Mexico. continue reading »

Police in Tijuana Make Woman Do Lap Dances for Their Freedom- WATCH (VIDEO)

Police in Tijuana Make Woman Do Lap Dances for Their Freedom- WATCH (VIDEO)

Arrested for allegedly having stolen credit cards and checks, fifteen officers, three females and a former soldier among them, made the alleged suspect strip and dance! continue reading »

“Loose-Living” Monks Kicked Out of Monastery by Pope Benedict

“Loose-Living” Monks Kicked Out of Monastery by Pope Benedict

A Vatican spokesperson has confirmed that Pope Benedict XVI approved a rare decree ordering a monastery of party-lovin’ Cistercian monks to be dissolved. continue reading »

Former Marine Shot 22 Times by Arizona SWAT Team, Total of 71 Shots Fired in 7 Sec. (VIDEO)

Former Marine Shot 22 Times by Arizona SWAT Team, Total of 71 Shots Fired in 7 Sec. (VIDEO)

On the morning of May 5th, SWAT team officers entered the Arizona home of Jose Guerena, his wife and two children. Moments later Guerena was shot and laid dying on the floor, continue reading »

Bieber not Shy About His Selena Fever! (LOTS OF PHOTOS)

Bieber not Shy About His Selena Fever! (LOTS OF PHOTOS)

Paparazzi chasing Justin Bieber and Selena Gómez have witnessed the pair become less and less shy about their romance! continue reading »

Federal Immigration Agency to Launch Campaign Promoting Naturalization Application

Federal Immigration Agency to Launch Campaign Promoting Naturalization Application

Wanting to encourage the millions of eligible immigrants in the U.S. to become citizens, the federal government will be running a national advertising campaign, which they hope will assist immigrants in becoming more integrated into societ continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: 28 Pounds of Marijuana Hidden Throughout “Pot” House in El Paso

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: 28 Pounds of Marijuana Hidden Throughout “Pot” House in El Paso

Police found bundles of marijuana inside cereal boxes, and conspicuously concealed inside the house, thus dubbed the "pot house" of El Paso, Texas. continue reading »

Convictions Obtained for Men that Trafficked and Victimized Undocumented Immigrant Women

Convictions Obtained for Men that Trafficked and Victimized Undocumented Immigrant Women

After a four-week trial, a federal jury in Central Islip, New York, today found Antonio Rivera and Jason Villaman guilty of conspiracy, sex trafficking, forced labor, alien harboring, and alien transportation. continue reading »

Nearly Half of Loan Modification Scam Victims are Hispanics and Other Minorities

Nearly Half of Loan Modification Scam Victims are Hispanics and Other Minorities

Nearly half the victims of mortgage loan modification scams are of African-American, Hispanic, or Asian descent, according to statistics released today by the Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF), continue reading »

Republicans Aiming to Take Away Voting Rights in 36 States

Republicans Aiming to Take Away Voting Rights in 36 States

More evidence that Republicans are determined to grab as much power as they can at the expense of everyone but the rich. Not satisfied with attacking the rights of workers, Republicans in 36 states are going after the most continue reading »

26 Undocumented Aliens Found on “Yola” Vessel with Bricks of Cocaine Floating Nearby

26 Undocumented Aliens Found on “Yola” Vessel with Bricks of Cocaine Floating Nearby

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine units intercepted a vessel near Arecibo on May 23rd, containing 26 undocumented aliens with six bricks of cocaine floating nearby. continue reading »

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Help Launch Innovative Recycling Program in Latin America

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Help Launch Innovative Recycling Program in Latin America

The Fundación Avina, the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the IDB Group, the Water and Sanitation Division of the IDB, and The Coca-Cola Company, continue reading »

Univision Finishes Season As ONLY Top 5 Network to Gain Audience Share

Univision Finishes Season As ONLY Top 5 Network to Gain Audience Share

Powered by a strong mix of hit novelas - including the most-watched Spanish-language novela in U.S. television history and Univision Studios' first original primetime novela - exciting reality series continue reading »