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5 Arkansan’s Charged for Firebombing Interracial Couple’s Home

5 Arkansan’s Charged for Firebombing Interracial Couple’s Home

Jason Barnwell, 37, of Evening Shade, Ark.; Gary Dodson, 32, of Waldron, Ark.; Jake Murphy, 19, also of Waldron; and Dustin Hammond, 20, of Hardy, Ark., were indicted by a federal grand jury on civil rights continue reading »

Durbin to Reintroduce DREAM Act. Some Advocates Unhappy With New Version

Durbin to Reintroduce DREAM Act. Some Advocates Unhappy With New Version

Last week, Senator Dick Durbin’s office confirmed that he would once again push for the passage of the DREAM Act this session, after it came so close to passing in Congress last session. continue reading »

Physicians Call for Better Access to Health Care for Immigrants

Physicians Call for Better Access to Health Care for Immigrants

As the U.S. immigrant population grows it will be necessary to address the vast number of immigrants who do not have access to health insurance coverage, or who face other barriers to accessing health care, the American College of Physicians (ACP) continue reading »

Today’s Brazilian Child Murderer Suicide Note Released

Today’s Brazilian Child Murderer Suicide Note Released

The entire world condemns today's rampage and President Dilma Rouseff has asked for three mourning days in Brazil. Read the demented reasoning and last wishes of the disturbed man who shot over 100 bullets, onto innocent preteens. continue reading »

Javier Bardem About to Seal Deal on Stephen King’s “Dark Tower”

Javier Bardem About to Seal Deal on Stephen King’s “Dark Tower”

Based on the Stephen King ‘Gunslinger’ novels, the deal involves three films as well as a TV-series to air in between releases. continue reading »

Studies May Be Misrepresenting the Economic Progress of Mexican-Americans

Studies May Be Misrepresenting the Economic Progress of Mexican-Americans

Some researchers believe that certain studies have not accurately indicated the economic progress of descendants of Mexican immigrants in the United States, and actually underestimate the growth. continue reading »

ACLU Charges FL Foreclosure Courts Depriving Hispanics & Blacks Opportunity to Save Home

The American Civil Liberties Union today filed a petition in a Florida appellate court charging that the foreclosure court system in Lee County systematically denies homeowners a fair opportunity to defend their homes against foreclosure. The special “mass foreclosure docket” continue reading »

DEA Chief Warns that Mexico’s Drug War Effects More than Just Mexico

DEA Chief Warns that Mexico’s Drug War Effects More than Just Mexico

As international media continues to keep a watchful eye on the drug war in Mexico, the head of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is reminding everyone that the world, especially Central, South, and North America needs to be concerned with the events of the troubled country. continue reading »

Thousands March in Mexico to Protest Drug Violence (VIDEO)

Thousands March in Mexico to Protest Drug Violence (VIDEO)

Several cities across Mexico are holding marches, after thugs assassinated seven people, one of which was the son of poet Javier Sicilia. continue reading »

“Racist” Juror Sentenced to Indefinite Jury Duty After Outrageous Comments

“Racist” Juror Sentenced to Indefinite Jury Duty After Outrageous Comments

Though apparently trying to avoid jury duty, one Brooklyn woman was sentenced to it indefinitely after making offensive comments about minorities and the NYPD, Tuesday. continue reading »

2nd Death Sentence in Racially Motivated Murder of 9 yr Old Brisenia Flores

2nd Death Sentence in Racially Motivated Murder of 9 yr Old Brisenia Flores

An Arizona jury has handed down a second death sentence in the murder of a Latino man and his 9-year-old daughter, who were targeted by border vigilantes continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS: Man Kills At Least 11 in Brazil School, IDed &  Leaves Note (UPDATE)

BREAKING NEWS: Man Kills At Least 11 in Brazil School, IDed &  Leaves Note (UPDATE)

Reports are just coming in that a man allegedly entered a school in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday morning, and opened fire. It is being said that elven were killed before the gunman turned the weapon on himself and took his own life. continue reading »

Increase in Pet Food and Product Sales in Latin America Indicate a Growing Middle Class

Increase in Pet Food and Product Sales in Latin America Indicate a Growing Middle Class

Latin Americans seem to really love their pets. In fact, sales of pet care products and food are seeing a surge, especially in Brazil. Between 2005 and 2010, according to Euromonitor International data, continue reading »

President’s Approval Amongst Hispanics and Blacks Slipped in March

President’s Approval Amongst Hispanics and Blacks Slipped in March

A Gallup poll released today shows President Obama’s approval rating is slipped amongst Hispanics and Blacks in March. continue reading »

Sir Paul Promises to Rock Peru (VIDEO)

Sir Paul Promises to Rock Peru (VIDEO)

The legendary left-handed bassist and former Beatle posted a short video inviting Peruvians to his first ever concert in the South American nation. continue reading »