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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 »

Mexican Navy Aids in Search for Disney Cruise Member (VIDEO)

Mexican Navy Aids in Search for Disney Cruise Member (VIDEO)

After being at sea for two days, a crewmember is feared missing when she failed to show up for her shift last Tuesday. continue reading »

Latino Artists Join Effort to Support Japanese Red Cross in ITunes “Songs for Japan”

Latino Artists Join Effort to Support Japanese Red Cross in ITunes “Songs for Japan”

In what stands as a major global music relief effort to benefit those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, over 30 of the biggest names in contemporary music have joined together for the worldwide release of "Songs for Japan". continue reading »

The Economic Impact of Legalization Versus Deportation in Arizona

The Economic Impact of Legalization Versus Deportation in Arizona

Our national debate over urgently needed immigration reform is now careening through our state legislatures, city halls, and town councils due to political gridlock at the federal level. continue reading »

How Will Growing Hispanic Population Impact the 2012 Election ? (VIDEO)

How Will Growing Hispanic Population Impact the 2012 Election ? (VIDEO)

The Hispanic Vote will shape and determine the 2012 national elections. How both the Democratic and Republican Parties respond to the new reality will be interesting. continue reading »

Venezuelan Students Stitch Lips in Hunger Strike Protest

Venezuelan Students Stitch Lips in Hunger Strike Protest

Four students in Venezuela in protest of funding for public universities have sewn part of their lips together. The growing hunger strike began on February 23 continue reading »

Thousands Infected with Dengue in Paraguay and Bolivia, Deaths on Rise

Thousands Infected with Dengue in Paraguay and Bolivia, Deaths on Rise

There are 18 confirmed deaths from Dengue in Paraguay and 20 confirmed deaths in Bolivia. Dengue is transmitted by the mosquito and causes high fever, headaches, fainting, vomiting, and skin eruptions. continue reading »

Peru Police: Van der Sloot Lying about Stephany Flores Murder

Jordan Van de Sloot has been maintaining that he killed the young Peruvian women in a fit of rage because she discovered his connection to Natalee Halloways disappearance while using his computer. continue reading »

Argentines March Under Slogan “Memory, Truth and Justice” 35 Years Later

Argentines March Under Slogan “Memory, Truth and Justice” 35 Years Later

Thousands of Argentines marched in downtown Buenos Aires as a reminder of when the Junta ousted the government on March 24, 1976, marking one of the countries darkest periods. 35 years ago, the coup left an estimated 30,000 killed or unaccounted for. continue reading »

2010 Census - Hispanic Populations Grew Fastest During the Decade -1/6 Americans is Hispanic (VIDEO)

2010 Census - Hispanic Populations Grew Fastest During the Decade -1/6 Americans is Hispanic (VIDEO)

The U.S. Census Bureau released today the second in a series of 2010 Census briefs, Overview of Race and Hispanic Origin: 2010, which looks at our nation's changing racial and ethnic diversity and provides a snapshot of the racial and Hispanic origin composition of the United States. continue reading »

Mother Sues to Get Baby Back After She Says Adoptive Parents Stole Her

A New York mother who gave her child up for adoption is now suing the adoptive parents to get the child back. Vilma Ramirez, 35, from Brentwood, Long Island is now saying that Andrew and Kelley Grant stole her baby continue reading »

Latin America Strives to Develop New Standard for Sustainable Urban Development

Latin America Strives to Develop New Standard for Sustainable Urban Development

Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno today announced a plan to partner with intermediate cities in Latin America and the Caribbean that aspire to set a new standard for sustainable urban development. continue reading »

Does Justin Bieber Have Latina Fever? Tabloids: He’s Cheating on Selena With Jasmine Villegas

Does Justin Bieber Have Latina Fever? Tabloids: He’s Cheating on Selena With Jasmine Villegas

Okay, okay, so it’s just a rumor, but it’s a spicy one. Is Justin Bieber cheating on Selena Gomez with fellow Latina Jasmine Villegas? The oh so credible National Enquirer is reporting that Biebs is “caught up in a teeny-bopper love triangle continue reading »

Community Wants Miami Police to Answer for Hispanic Officers Shooting African-American Suspects

Community Wants Miami Police to Answer for Hispanic Officers Shooting African-American Suspects

A familiar pattern is once again showing itself in Miami as shootings by police officers are being questioned due to the fact that all involved Hispanic officers killing African-American suspects. continue reading »