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Global Online Travel Leader Shows Rising Demand for Travel into Mexico

Global Online Travel Leader Shows Rising Demand for Travel into Mexico

Expedia, Inc., the world's largest online travel company, released booking data from its global websites showing rising demand for travel into Mexico. Travel bookings to Mexico made on the more than 90 Expedia continue reading »

Celebrate National Spanish PAELLA DAY With Us

Celebrate National Paella Day with us and learn how to make your own Spanish favorite. continue reading »

Annual Financing in Latin America’s Private Sector Expected to Exceed $3 Billion by 2015

The Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB) expects to more than double its annual financing to companies in Latin America and the Caribbean over the next four years, a move that will help the Group fulfill its mission to promote development though the private sector in the region. continue reading »

Rebecca Black’s Friday Reggaeton Remix (VIDEO)

Rebecca Black’s Friday Reggaeton Remix (VIDEO)

You knew it was only a matter of time before somebody set the screech tone’s of Rebecca Black’s Friday to a reggaeton beat. We aren’t sure if someone just wanted to Hispanicize the Youtube hit (57.4 million hits and counting) or they just wanted to make it sound better. continue reading »

Antonio Banderas Sizzling in Trailer for His New Movie ‘The Big Bang’ (VIDEO)

Antonio Banderas Sizzling in Trailer for His New Movie ‘The Big Bang’ (VIDEO)

Spanish actor, Antonio Banderas, also known as husband of Melanie Griffith is ready to take his rightful place as lead actor in the soon-to-be released movie ‘The Big Bang’. continue reading »

On National Medal of Honor Day Country Urged to Remember 700 Recipients Were Immigrants

On National Medal of Honor Day Country Urged to Remember 700 Recipients Were Immigrants

March 25 was National Medal of Honor Day, a date set aside each year to pay tribute to the recipients of our nation’s highest award for valor. Since the first Medals of Honor were presented during the Civil War, continue reading »

Most Americans Support U.S. Helping Only Certain Countries Militarily – Mexico & Panama on List

Most Americans Support U.S. Helping Only Certain Countries Militarily – Mexico & Panama on List

The United States has defense treaties with a number of nations around the globe, and Rasmussen Reports is asking Americans periodically how they feel about going to bat for these countries if they're attacked. continue reading »

Star Power at Balenciaga and Spain Exhibit Opening:  Gwyneth Paltrow, Orlando Bloom and Others

Star Power at Balenciaga and Spain Exhibit Opening:  Gwyneth Paltrow, Orlando Bloom and Others

The M.H. de Young Museum in San Francisco was celebrating the opening of the Balenciaga and Spain exhibit with a lot of star power over the weekend with the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow, Orlando Bloom and others. continue reading »

Did Miss Dominican Republic Pay to Win her Crown?

Did Miss Dominican Republic Pay to Win her Crown?

Some say its rough to be beautiful and the envy of others, but try being the New Miss Dominican Republic, Dalia Fernandez – who believes envy is destroying her win. continue reading »

Dept of Justice and Education Reach Settlement with AZ to Ensure English Learners Get Services

Dept of Justice and Education Reach Settlement with AZ to Ensure English Learners Get Services

The Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights today entered into a settlement agreement with the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) to ensure that Arizona’s English Language Learner (ELL) students receive the educational services that they need. continue reading »

Baby Jessica is Now Jessica Morales, Age 25 and Ready to Inherit Donation Trust Fund

Baby Jessica is Now Jessica Morales, Age 25 and Ready to Inherit Donation Trust Fund

For anyone that is at least 30 years old or older you know her simply as Baby Jessica the 18-month old Texas toddler that fell down a well. The rescue of Jessica McClure of Midland Texas back in 1987 captivated a nation for 2 ½ days much like the Chilean miners rescue did recently. continue reading »

Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez Perspective on Immigration Debate & ‘Humanitarian Crisis’

Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez Perspective on Immigration Debate & ‘Humanitarian Crisis’

Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez recently addressed the Catholic University of America and spoke about the Catholic approach to the issue of U.S.-Mexico migration. continue reading »

Border Tragedies:  Report of Migrant Woman Assaulted & Two Border Crossers Found Dead

Border Tragedies:  Report of Migrant Woman Assaulted & Two Border Crossers Found Dead

The Arizona Sheriff’s office and U.S. Border patrol are investigating the assault of a El Salvadoran female migrant and the remains of two suspected border crossers. continue reading »

New Report:Catholics More Supportive of Gay and Lesbian Rights than General Public, Other Christians

New Report:Catholics More Supportive of Gay and Lesbian Rights than General Public, Other Christians

Catholics are more supportive of gay and lesbian rights than the general public and other Christians, according to a new report released today. The new report, which is the most comprehensive portrait of Catholic attitudes on continue reading »

Adultery No Longer a Crime In Mexico

Adultery No Longer a Crime In Mexico

Mexico’s Senate has abolished a law that made cheating on a spouse an offense punishable by up to two years in prison and suspension of their civil rights for up to six years. continue reading »