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Univision One of “Big Four” Networks in Prime-time Once Again

Univision One of “Big Four” Networks in Prime-time Once Again

With the help of wildly popular telenovelas, Univision pulled in enough prime-time viewers to take one of the Big Four network spots. continue reading »

Chilean Actors Go On Strike, Seek Compensation for TV Re-Runs

Chilean Actors Go On Strike, Seek Compensation for TV Re-Runs

Hundreds of Chilean performers have organized a march in support of a law that grants them the right to monetary retribution for re-runs of television shows. The actors guild of Chile, Chileactores, said they will strike until the studios sit down to discuss. continue reading »

Community Outraged Over ICE Agents “Stalking” Parents to Detroit Schools

A Michigan lawmaker is alleging that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested suspected undocumented immigrants after stalking them "without warrants" as they took their children to school. continue reading »

Argentine Soccer Star Leo Messi Opens Official Facebook Page

Argentine Soccer Star Leo Messi Opens Official Facebook Page

The athlete has garnered almost 7,000,000 fans in less than three days! continue reading »

New Biofuel Uses Mexican Plant to Power Jet Engines

New Biofuel Uses Mexican Plant to Power Jet Engines

Last week, Mexico's Ministry of Communications and Transport showed off the progress they have made in biofuel research with the flight of an Interjet Airbus A320. continue reading »

Meet Maria José Cristerna, The Mexican Vampire Woman

Meet Maria José Cristerna, The Mexican Vampire Woman

Hard to look at for some, impossible not to stare for others, the body of this lawyer from México tells a story of overcoming domestic violence, and finding an identity through body modification. continue reading »

Pharmaceutical Companies Looking to Better Reach the Hispanic Market

Pharmaceutical Companies Looking to Better Reach the Hispanic Market

A new physicians study indicates that though pharmaceutical companies spend large sums of money on advertisements for their drugs, they are still not reaching the Hispanic market very well. continue reading »

Colombian Actress Sofia Vergara Could Join the “Three Stooges” Movie

Colombian Actress Sofia Vergara Could Join the “Three Stooges” Movie

The actress would join Sean Hayes and Will Sasso, already confirmed to play Larry and Curly. continue reading »

President Obama and President Santos Meet in Oval Office (VIDEO)

President Obama and President Santos Meet in Oval Office (VIDEO)

Yesterday afternoon, President Obama met with President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia in the Oval Office at the White House. continue reading »

Mexico Shaken by Strong Earthquake with No Report of Serious Damage or Casualties

Mexico Shaken by Strong Earthquake with No Report of Serious Damage or Casualties

The Mexican government is reporting a strong earthquake occurring early Thursday morning at approximately 8:11 a.m. local time in the state of Veracruz. continue reading »

US Gov to Pay $1.95M to Family of Immigrant Denied Care in Detention

US Gov to Pay $1.95M to Family of Immigrant Denied Care in Detention

This week the federal government agreed to pay the family of a now deceased undocumented immigrant who died while being denied medical treatment in detention. continue reading »

Impending National Boycott of Georgia

Impending National Boycott of Georgia

A national network of organizations instrumental in coordinating the boycott in Arizona after controversial anti-immigrant legislation passed there in 2009 has sent a letter to Governor Deal of Georgia “notifying [him] of efforts underway to organize a national boycott of Georgia, in the event that Georgia’s Arizona copycat legislation -- HB 87 and SB 40 -- should become law. “ continue reading »

Owners of L.A.-area Immigration Consulting Business Arrested for Visa Fraud

Owners of L.A.-area Immigration Consulting Business Arrested for Visa Fraud

Three members of an Orange County family who operate an immigration consulting business that caters primarily to Indian nationals were arrested Wednesday morning continue reading »

Mexico Revises Its 2011 GDP Upward to a 4.3% Growth Rate

Mexico Revises Its 2011 GDP Upward to a 4.3% Growth Rate

"The (original) forecast ... was 3.8 percent for 2011. Today the finance ministry is adjusting its forecast to 4.3 percent," for the year, President Felipe Calderon of Mexico told a banking convention in the resort city of Acapulco. continue reading »

70% of Dominicans Don’t Have Internet Access

70% of Dominicans Don’t Have Internet Access

Diario Libre technology editor Hiddekel Morrison writes today that 70% of Dominicans do not have access to the Internet. He says the DR is ranked 75th of 135 countries in ITC development in Latin America continue reading »