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President Felipe Calderon Meets with U.S. Congressional Delegation

President Felipe Calderon Meets with U.S. Congressional Delegation

Mexican President Felipe Calderón received a bi-party delegation of US legislators led by Representative Kay Granger, President of the Sub-Committee of Foreign Operations in the House of Representatives' Committee on Appropriations. continue reading »

Community Mural Unveiled Honoring Latino Babies in Los Angeles

Community Mural Unveiled Honoring Latino Babies in Los Angeles

Pampers, today announced the unveiling of a mural that honors Latino babies with real-life miracle stories as told by their families. The community mural is part of the brand's "Every Little Miracle" continue reading »

Comcast-NBC Fills its National Hispanic Advisory Council with Many High Profile Hispanics

Comcast-NBC Fills its National Hispanic Advisory Council with Many High Profile Hispanics

Comcast Corporation/NBC Universal, one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information, and communications products and services, today announced it has created a Joint External Diversity Advisory Council continue reading »

Cuban Model Vida Guerra Poses Nude for PETA (VIDEO)

Cuban Model Vida Guerra Poses Nude for PETA (VIDEO)

The Cuban Model took it all off, and frolicked in a bed of Chili Peppers, to advocate veganism. continue reading »

Dept. of Transportation Report Could Put Holes In Obama’s US-Mexico Trucking Solution

Those opposed to President Obama’s proposed deal with Mexico regarding the re-opening of U.S. borders to Mexican trucks to increase trade believe that a recent report from the Department of Transportation shows a substantial jump in trade with our southern neighbors without the border being completely opened. continue reading »

Only in Texas: Old Mexican Joint Turned Into ‘Fat Ho’ Burger Joint

Only in Texas: Old Mexican Joint Turned Into ‘Fat Ho’ Burger Joint

Now available in Waco, for all of y’all crazy Texans: the epic Supa Fly Ho Wit Cheese, and much, much more. continue reading »

U.S. Beef Gains Greater Access to Country of Chile Thanks to Recent Presidential Visit

U.S. Beef Gains Greater Access to Country of Chile Thanks to Recent Presidential Visit

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk announced today that U.S. producers are now eligible to ship a larger array of U.S. beef and beef products to Chile. continue reading »

Race or Ethnic Discrimination Has no Place in Advertising Says FCC

Race or Ethnic Discrimination Has no Place in Advertising Says FCC

The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) that regulates television and radio stations has issued an ‘enforcement advisory’ banning advertising contracts that contain ‘no urban/no Spanish’ clauses. continue reading »

U.S. Citizen Girl, 4, Remains Seperated From Her Parents in NY Due to Immigration Issues

U.S. Citizen Girl, 4, Remains Seperated From Her Parents in NY Due to Immigration Issues

A four-year-old U.S.-born child is at the center of yet another immigration battle, and remains stuck in Central America as her parents fight to bring her back to New York. continue reading »

Angry Birds Rio the Game That Turned iPods , iPhones and iPads into Gaming Consoles

Angry Birds Rio the Game That Turned iPods , iPhones and iPads into Gaming Consoles

Not too long ago, iPods were just glorified walkmans, and the smallest gaming console was a plastic brick with a monochrome 2x2 screen, known as GameBoy. continue reading »

Hispanic Med School Graduates Plan to Give Back to the Hispanic Community

The Hispanics in UCLA medical school’s graduating class are looking forward to helping those is the Hispanic community, as they are best equipped to understand the culture and assist with the language barrier that keep many from seeking medical attention. continue reading »

Boardwalk Empire’s Paz de al Huerta Arrested for Assault, Lindsay Lohan Serves as Witness

Boardwalk Empire’s Paz de al Huerta Arrested for Assault, Lindsay Lohan Serves as Witness

Last night New York Police arrested boozy floozy Paz de la Huerta for assault on former reality show star (we’re being kind) Samantha Swetra of The City, continue reading »

Architect Award Recipient Looks to Curb Homelessness with “Haven for Hope” Project

Architect Award Recipient Looks to Curb Homelessness with “Haven for Hope” Project

Like the years before, the American Institute of Architects housing awards were given to those who showed a functional grasp of urban sustainability traits, but this year, there was a real stand-out. One award recipient’s housing design looks to give hope to the homeless. continue reading »

Hispanic and Black Workers Have Less Access to Paid Sick Days

Hispanic and Black Workers Have Less Access to Paid Sick Days

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) has found that black and Hispanic workers do not get the same amount of paid sick days as their white counterparts, though both employees and employers have considered the days non-negotiable. continue reading »

Illegal Immigrants Wearing U.S. Marine Uniforms Arrested at Border Checkpoint

Illegal Immigrants Wearing U.S. Marine Uniforms Arrested at Border Checkpoint

U.S. Border Patrol spokesman, Michael Jimenez, has announced the arrest of 13 illegal immigrants wearing U.S. Marine uniforms at a border checkpoint in California. continue reading »