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Sendng Money to Latin American from Texas Could Get a Lot More Expensivie

Those sending money to Latin America from Texas may soon have to pay an eight percent fee if a bill from Republican state Rep Leo Berman is approved. continue reading »

More Signs of Animapocalypse: Gazillions of Fish Swarm Near the Surface in Acapulco Beach

More Signs of Animapocalypse: Gazillions of Fish Swarm Near the Surface in Acapulco Beach

Acapulco fishermen woke up Friday to hundreds of thousands of small fish swimming near the surface. continue reading »

Nat’l Hispanic Medical Assoc. Takes Lead on Health Care Reform Implementation for Hispanics

Nat’l Hispanic Medical Assoc. Takes Lead on Health Care Reform Implementation for Hispanics

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hispanics are now 50 million persons or 18 per cent of the U.S. population, the largest ethnic group in the United States. continue reading »

Fake Dominican Republic Diplomat Scams Thousands Using Seinfeld Plot

Fake Dominican Republic Diplomat Scams Thousands Using Seinfeld Plot

After pretending to be a Dominican Republic diplomat and collecting thousands of dollars for a fake charity he called “The Human Fund,” Francisco Calcano was arrested. continue reading »

Carnival in Rio a Revenue and Attendance Winner for Brazil - 1,000,000 in Attendance

Carnival in Rio a Revenue and Attendance Winner for Brazil - 1,000,000 in Attendance

Yes we know the Carnival celebration in Brazil has been around for over 350 years but people still see it as something new each year to be a part of and 2011 was no different. continue reading »

First IBM Innovation Center Opens in Mexico, Developing Next Generation of Mexican Entrepreneurs

First IBM Innovation Center Opens in Mexico, Developing Next Generation of Mexican Entrepreneurs

As part of efforts to fuel global innovation, IBM yesterday opened the first IBM Innovation Center in Mexico. Local start-ups, venture capitalists, developers and academics gathered there continue reading »

California Dream Act Debate Intensifies

California Dream Act Debate Intensifies

While recent census figures indicate that California is rapidly becoming a melting pot of immigrants on the road to becoming the new majority, a debate is sure to materialize in a California Assembly committee hearing today continue reading »

El Salvador Awaits President Obama’s Visit and His “Commitment” to Immigration Reform

El Salvador Awaits President Obama’s Visit and His “Commitment” to Immigration Reform

The Catholic Church in El Salvador awaits “a word of commitment“ from the President of the United States Barack Obama, during his upcoming visit to the Country on the 22nd and 23nd of March, for his part in pursuing the approval of immigration reform. continue reading »

Humbled De La Hoya Returns Home After Lifting Spirits of Thousands of Troops on USO Tour

Humbled De La Hoya Returns Home After Lifting Spirits of Thousands of Troops on USO Tour

Olympic Gold Medalist and former Ten-Time World Champion in six weight divisions who turned USO veteran, Oscar de la Hoya touched down stateside today following a whirlwind seven-day USO/Armed Forces Entertainmen continue reading »

AeroMexico Pilot and Co-Pilot Drunk, Stopped by Cabin Crew from Flying 101 Passengers

AeroMexico Pilot and Co-Pilot Drunk, Stopped by Cabin Crew from Flying 101 Passengers

Two pilots from AeroMexico attempting to fly 101 passengers from Costa Rica to Mexico were stopped by concerned cabin crew members suspecting both pilots had been drinking. continue reading »

Anti-Mexican Racism - Is This What American Teens Learn from Their Government?  (VIDEO)

Anti-Mexican Racism - Is This What American Teens Learn from Their Government?  (VIDEO)

Listen to this EXPLICITrant about illegal immigration issues come out of the filthy mouth of some Arizona teenage girls. continue reading »

Mexico Tries to Keep Their Students Healthy and Reduce High Obesity Rates

At the beginning of the year, Mexico put its schoolchildren on a diet, but with a variety of loopholes, it didn’t exactly have the ideal effect. Though the schools were trying to combat childhood obesity, lollipops, potato and corn chips, and cookie continue reading »

First Ever Youtube Exclusive Feature-Length Film “Girl Walks Into a Bar” Directed By Latino (VIDEO)

First Ever Youtube Exclusive Feature-Length Film “Girl Walks Into a Bar” Directed By Latino (VIDEO)

Produced and directed by Sebastián Gutierrez “Girl Walks Into A Bar” is the first feature length film made exclusively for Internet distribution. continue reading »

Japan Tsunami Damage Expected to Supercede in Cost the Chile and New Zealand Disasters

Insurers and reinsurers worldwide have the financial strength to pay the claims that will emerge after today’s 8.9-magnitude earthquake and the resulting tsunami in Japan continue reading »

Catholic Church in Mexico Denounces U.S. Lack of Commitment on Curtailing Gun Trafficking

Catholic Church in Mexico Denounces U.S. Lack of Commitment on Curtailing Gun Trafficking

The Archdiocese of Mexico has denounced the “cynicism” of certain authorities in the U.S.A. With regards to arms trading and the lack of commitment to halting this phenomenon, directly linked to the bloody violence throughout the Country. continue reading »