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While Many Migrants Are Returning to Mexico, Fewer Head Into the U.S., says Mexico Census

While Many Migrants Are Returning to Mexico, Fewer Head Into the U.S., says Mexico Census

According to recent census data, between 2005 and 2010, the number of migrants leaving Mexico for the U.S. has dropped by about two-thirds, and the number of those returning is increasing. continue reading »

Judge Modifies Murder Suspect’s Home Confinement To Coach Little League

Judge Modifies Murder Suspect’s Home Confinement To Coach Little League

Anthony Colandra, of New York, is a suspect in a double murder and an alleged gangster but that didn’t stop a judge from allowing him more time out from home confinement. continue reading »

Comcast Launches Spanish-Language Video-On-Demand with Sofia Vergara as Spokesperson

Comcast Launches Spanish-Language Video-On-Demand with Sofia Vergara as Spokesperson

Comcast Corporation today announced the launch of Xfinity TV in Spanish, a cross-platform entertainment experience that delivers the widest array of Spanish-language choices available anywhere, anytime continue reading »

U.S. Government May Take Drug Dealer’s Comic Book Collection

U.S. Government May Take Drug Dealer’s Comic Book Collection

An alleged drug dealer accused of laundering drug profits is at risk of losing his very large and valuable comic book collection to the federal government. continue reading »

Take a Look at Cyndi Lauper’s Impromptu Performance at Buenos Aires Airport (VIDEO)

Take a Look at Cyndi Lauper’s Impromptu Performance at Buenos Aires Airport (VIDEO)

Her flight was delayed in Buenos Aires, so she entertained fellow travelers with an impromptu version of her classic "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun". continue reading »

Shakira: “I’d Love to Meet SHAKIRO When I’m in Chile” (VIDEO)

Shakira: “I’d Love to Meet SHAKIRO When I’m in Chile” (VIDEO)

If you haven’t heard him, play the video below and meet Rodolfo Burgo or “Shakiro,” the Chilean impersonator Shakira. continue reading »

South American Spider Venom Could be the ‘Next Viagra’

South American Spider Venom Could be the ‘Next Viagra’

Next time you are in South American and the ‘Brazilian wandering spider’ bites you and you think you may die – you may but you will also get a 4 hour erection (assuming you are male). continue reading »

Are You a Fan of the Twinkie? Vote for the Next Flavor! (We Recommend the Lemon Meringue)

Are You a Fan of the Twinkie? Vote for the Next Flavor! (We Recommend the Lemon Meringue)

America's favorite snack cake maker is now asking YOU to vote for the next Limited Edition flavor of the Twinkie. Last year, the Twinkie celebrated its 80th birthday, and to continue to the celebration, Hostess is keeping "Twinkie Mania" going. continue reading »

Check Out This Abuelito’s Groovy Moves (VIDEO)

Check Out This Abuelito’s Groovy Moves (VIDEO)

Watch this Abuelito elaborate on the popular "chiripiorca" that Chespirito made famous! What would you do to entertain your kids or grandkids? continue reading »

Over Weekend 8 Guatemalan Women Murdered in 24 Hrs,  127 Females Killed thus Far in 2011

Over Weekend 8 Guatemalan Women Murdered in 24 Hrs,  127 Females Killed thus Far in 2011

To add to an already shocking statistic, 127 women murdered thus far in 2011 in Guatemala, another 8 women were killed in a 24-hour period this weekend. continue reading »

Is Disney Teen Demi Lovato Out of a Job? (VIDEO)

Is Disney Teen Demi Lovato Out of a Job? (VIDEO)

Born Demetria Devonne Lovato, the actress/singer of Mexican, Italian and Irish decent, Demi Lovato could have lost the starring role on her Disney show "Sonny with a Chance." continue reading »

Warning to Felipe Calderon:  Berlusconi’s Girlfriend “Ruby” Moving to Mexico

Warning to Felipe Calderon:  Berlusconi’s Girlfriend “Ruby” Moving to Mexico

Karima El Mahroug, AKA “Ruby,” also known as the teenage Moroccan friend with bunga-bunga benefits of the Prime Minister of Italy, Silvio Berlusconi, has decided to pack her bags and immigrate far from the political mess and international sex-scandal haunting her. continue reading »

MALDEF:  Latino Officers Charge City of Westminster, CA Police Department with Discrimination

MALDEF:  Latino Officers Charge City of Westminster, CA Police Department with Discrimination

This week the Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) announced a lawsuit filed against the City of Westminster, as well as two former Police Chiefs of the Westminster Police Department, for discrimination against Latino police officers on the basis of their national origin. Plaintiffs have been denied promotions and Special Assignments, which can lead to promotions, in violation of the law. continue reading »

New Website Portal for the Archdiocese of Mexico

New Website Portal for the Archdiocese of Mexico

Four years after its creation, the Information System website of the Archdiocese of Mexico (SIAME) has modernised its portal for the benefit of visitors, because every day the number of users was increasing, both in Mexico and abroad. continue reading »

Argentina’s Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo Awarded UNESCO’s Peace Prize

Argentina’s Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo Awarded UNESCO’s Peace Prize

The Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo, a non-governmental organization that has been working for over 30 years to locate the families of children kidnapped and “disappeared” during the military dictatorship in Argentina, is this year’s recipient of the United Nations cultural agency’s peace prize. continue reading »