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Consumer Reports Launches Its Most Popular Issue - the Auto Issue - in Spanish

Consumer Reports Launches Its Most Popular Issue - the Auto Issue - in Spanish

Consumer Reports is offering the annual auto issue—the most popular issue of the magazine—in Spanish for the first time as a new way to reach the Hispanic community. continue reading »

Multicultural Crayons. What’s Your Shade?

Multicultural Crayons. What’s Your Shade?

These have been around for 20 years, much to the surprise of Fox, who only found about their existence last week. Controversy or Multiculturalism? continue reading »

AZ Governor Brewer Vows to Fight On

AZ Governor Brewer Vows to Fight On

Republican Governor of Arizona, Jan Brewer says she will continue to fight regardless of a second court declaring portions of SB70 are unconstitutional. continue reading »

Kin of Deceased Chilean President Salvador Allende Want to Exhume His Body for Autopsy

Kin of Deceased Chilean President Salvador Allende Want to Exhume His Body for Autopsy

The kin of the deceased former President of Chile, Salvador Allende, want his body exhumed some 38 years later in order to conduct an autopsy into cause of death. continue reading »

Univision Adding Two New Spanish-Language Cable Channels to Line Up

Univision Adding Two New Spanish-Language Cable Channels to Line Up

Univision Communication is not satisfied being the number one Spanish-language network but wants to make a presence in the cable market by adding two new channels. continue reading »

Immigration in the 21st Century and the Browning of America

Immigration in the 21st Century and the Browning of America

According to the 2008 American Community Survey released by the U.S. Census Bureau, there are nearly 38 million foreign-born persons residing in the United States. Although in absolute numbers this represents the highest figure ever, it amounts to only 12.5 percent continue reading »

The Ever Young Mexican Novelist Carlos Fuentes Featured on AARP VIVA

The Ever Young Mexican Novelist Carlos Fuentes Featured on AARP VIVA

One of Mexico’s best known living writers is featured on the cover of AARP’s Viva magazine possessing all the wit and insight he is known for. continue reading »

Puerto Rico Stands to Lose $200 Million from Proposed Budget Cuts

The $38 billion in proposed budget cuts would cost the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico $200 million that are currently allocated to it. continue reading »

Chicago School’s “No Home Lunch” Policy Angers Parents

Chicago School’s “No Home Lunch” Policy Angers Parents

A school in Chicago’s predominantly Hispanic, Little Village neighborhood is making headlines from coast to coast, as its attempt to make student lunches healthier has parents up in arms. continue reading »

It’s Contagious! Dominican Republic First Lady, now Presidential Candidate

It’s Contagious! Dominican Republic First Lady, now Presidential Candidate

First Guatemala, and now the Dominican Republic, are seeking to pull a Kirshner. Margarita Cedeño de Fernández, the first lady of the Dominican Republic, has been approved by the Dominican Liberation Party (PLD) as a possible presidential candidate for the 2012 elections. Her husband Leonel Fernandez recently announced that he would not be seeking a fourth term in office, continue reading »

Los Angeles Embraces Roots, Finally Opens Latino, Mexican-American Cultural Center

Los Angeles Embraces Roots, Finally Opens Latino, Mexican-American Cultural Center

With a Mexican-American mayor and the largest Latino population in the United States, it made little sense that Los Angeles had no Latino museum or cultural center, but with the help of actress Eva Longoria, that changed. continue reading »

Sec. of Education Duncan at the Hispanic Assoc. of Colleges & Universities

Sec. of Education Duncan at the Hispanic Assoc. of Colleges & Universities

America’s ability to answer President Obama’s call to “out-innovate, out-educate and out-build” the rest of the world is inextricably linked to the future of the Latino community, said Secretary Duncan continue reading »

Peru’s Presidential Elections Set for Runoff in June

Peru’s Presidential Elections Set for Runoff in June

Peru’s presidential race is set to continue after no candidate was able to garner the vote majority required in. Now, a runoff election is set for June between Ollanta Humala and Keiko Fujimori. continue reading »

Did He Just do That? Czech Republic President Steals Piñera’s Pen (VIDEO)

Did He Just do That? Czech Republic President Steals Piñera’s Pen (VIDEO)

Did Czech leader Vaclav Klaus pocket the silver pen that the Chilean government had provided for him to sign cooperation treaties between the two nations? You be the judge. continue reading »

Latin America’s Film Industry Bouncing Back, Gaining International Attention

Latin America’s Film Industry Bouncing Back, Gaining International Attention

Latin American films, after many years of struggling, are now seeing a boom with their original content, with the international film business taking notice.After countries like Argentina have seen a jump in production levels continue reading »