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Jlo Thinking of Launching Latino Talent Show With Hubby Marc Anthony

Jlo Thinking of Launching Latino Talent Show With Hubby Marc Anthony

Jeniffer Lopez is reportedly in talks with ‘American Idol’ creator Simon Fuller for ‘Que Viva,’ a talent show in Latin America continue reading »

Bill Clinton and Carlos Slim Join Forces to Support Educational Programs in Chihuahua, Mexico

Bill Clinton and Carlos Slim Join Forces to Support Educational Programs in Chihuahua, Mexico

The Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative (CGSGI) and Fundación Carlos Slim announced today the signing of an agreement with Partners of the Americas to provide funding and project support for the implementation of the A Ganar project, in the State of Chihuahua, Mexico. continue reading »

Brookings Institution: The Future of Immigrant Children

Brookings Institution: The Future of Immigrant Children

The renown Brookings Institution has written a policy brief, a companion to the volume of The Future of Children devoted to immigrant children, the authors address poor school performance and low family income among immigrant families and children. continue reading »

National Latino Broadcasting to Launch New Channels on Sirius XM Radio

National Latino Broadcasting to Launch New Channels on Sirius XM Radio

National Latino Broadcasting, LLC. (NLB), a newly formed subsidiary of Eventus, the leading national multicultural experiential marketing, sports and entertainment company, announced today it has been selected by SiriusXM to lease f continue reading »

Previously Deported Convicted Felon Charged with Illegally Re-entering the US

A previously deported criminal alien from El Salvador was indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday for illegally re-entering the United States. The indictment resulted from an investigation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). continue reading »

National Latino Leaders Fast to Protest Budget Cuts

National Latino Leaders Fast to Protest Budget Cuts

Today national Latino leaders and organizations announced that they will be joining Ambassador Tony Hall in fasting, prayer and personal sacrifice to call attention to proposed budget cuts that will hurt vulnerable people. continue reading »

Mexican American Children in CA Exposed to 2nd Highest Amount of Flame Retardant Chemicals

Mexican American Children in CA Exposed to 2nd Highest Amount of Flame Retardant Chemicals

A new study has revealed that Mexican-American school children in California are contaminated with up to seven times more flame retardants (also called PBDEs) than children in Mexico and their own mothers. continue reading »

Evo Morales Accepts U.S.  Financial Aid Offer to Combat Illegal Coca

Evo Morales Accepts U.S.  Financial Aid Offer to Combat Illegal Coca

Bolivia has agreed to, in a joint effort with the US and Brazil, destroy every last bit of illegal coca plant. continue reading »

Hispanics More Digitally Engaged Than General Population

Hispanics More Digitally Engaged Than General Population

Not only are Hispanic consumers more likely to regularly use smartphones and tablets, they tend to be more engaged on their mobile devices than the general population continue reading »

Telemundo Debuts First Bilingual Action-Drama “RPM Miami”

Telemundo Debuts First Bilingual Action-Drama “RPM Miami”

Telemundo and mun2 have partnered to bring the first English-Spanish action drama about Miami's underground car racing scene. continue reading »

Arizona’s Sheriff Arpaio Keeps His Name in the Headlines with “Mugshot of the Day”

Continuing his antics and public humiliation, “America’s Toughest Sheriff,” as he likes to call himself, is now allowing the online community to vote on the “Mugshot of the Day.” continue reading »

Meet Rubén Vives, The Pultizer Prize Winner, Who Narrowly Missed Deportation

Meet Rubén Vives, The Pultizer Prize Winner, Who Narrowly Missed Deportation

Growing up, Rubén Vives never knew that at any moment, he could have be deported. Today, the 31-year-old is a Pulitzer winner reporter for the Los Angeles Times. continue reading »

Chevron Maintains It Owes No Fines in Ecuador Oil Pollution

Chevron Maintains It Owes No Fines in Ecuador Oil Pollution

In 2001, oil giant Chevron purchased Texaco. When Texaco left Ecuador, it spent $40 million dollars cleaning up the country's Amazon area from with they pumped the oil, areas like Sacha 53. continue reading »

Merengue Singer Frankie The Boss Arrested for Traffic of Minors

Merengue Singer Frankie The Boss Arrested for Traffic of Minors

The Dominican singer is wanted in North Carolina, where there are kidnapping and forcing a minor into prostitution. continue reading »

Republicans to Obama: Immigration Reform with Amnesty or Legalization Will Not Pass

Republicans to Obama: Immigration Reform with Amnesty or Legalization Will Not Pass

As President Obama's approval rating among Hispanics drops to the lowest it has been since he took office, Republicans are telling his administration that comprehensive immigration reform even mentioning amnesty is unlikely. continue reading »