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Maine Business Becomes 1st in State to Sign ICE Agreement

Maine Business Becomes 1st in State to Sign ICE Agreement

A wreath manufacturing company has become the first business in Maine to sign an agreement with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to strengthen hiring practices and to combat the unlawful employment of illegal aliens. continue reading »

Jihad Jane’s Partner, Jamie Ramirez Pleads Guilty to Aiding Terrorists

Jihad Jane’s Partner, Jamie Ramirez Pleads Guilty to Aiding Terrorists

Jamie Paulin Ramirez, 32, a U.S. citizen and former resident of Colorado, pleaded guilty today to one count of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists. Ramirez faces a potential maximum penalty of 15 years in prison and a $250,000 fine at sentencing. continue reading »

UN Warns on International Women’s Day Discrimination Still Lingers

One hundred years after more than a million women poured out onto the streets around the world on the first International Women’s Day, the United Nations used continue reading »

La Reina del Sur, Highest-Rated Telenovela Premiere for NBC with 2.4 Million Viewers

La Reina del Sur, Highest-Rated Telenovela Premiere for NBC with 2.4 Million Viewers

The blockbuster television production La Reina del Sur, based on the novel by best-selling author Arturo Perez-Reverte, has become the highest-rated premiere in the history of Telemundo, with an audience of 2.4 million viewers. continue reading »

Hispanics See a Population Surge in North Carolina, but a Job Shortage

Hispanics in North Carolina are seeing first hand, the effects of the recession, being hit hard by the lack of work. The 2010 Census showed that the Hispanic population in North Carolina has more than doubled since the last census in 2000 continue reading »

FERNANDO FLORES: Britney’s Former Bodyguard Says She Sexted Him “Filthy” Pics of her Privates

FERNANDO FLORES: Britney’s Former Bodyguard Says She Sexted Him “Filthy” Pics of her Privates

Fernando Flores, the former bodyguard of Britney Spears claims the pop-star sent him naughty pictures from her cell-phone, and he plans to use those in court, as proof of her sexual harassment. continue reading »

Bull Injures man at Bullfight in Venezuela when Bull Leapt from Bullring (VIDEO)

Bull Injures man at Bullfight in Venezuela when Bull Leapt from Bullring (VIDEO)

Amateur video captured the dramatic moment when the bull hurdled the inner fence during the event in eastern Venezuela. continue reading »

Millions of Dead Anchovies Suffocate in Redondo Beach California (VIDEO)

Millions of Dead Anchovies Suffocate in Redondo Beach California (VIDEO)

Millions of Anchovies have turned up dead in California, experts say the fish "suffocated". continue reading »

Mexico City Restaurant Embarking on UN-Backed Emission Reduction Plan

Mexico City Restaurant Embarking on UN-Backed Emission Reduction Plan

A small restaurant chain in Mexico City is leading the way to cleaner air with help from a new United Nations scheme. Adapting its clean development mechanism (CDM), which allowed rich countries to meet emissions standards by funding clean energy projects continue reading »

Van der Sloot to Plead Temporary Insanity in Peru Killing

Van der Sloot to Plead Temporary Insanity in Peru Killing

In Peru a murder defendant can use the plea of ‘violent emotion’ in crimes of passion or when a spouse finds the other engaged in an act of adultery. continue reading »

George Lopez Sitcom Actress Constance Marie’s New Sitcom “Switched at Birth”

George Lopez Sitcom Actress Constance Marie’s New Sitcom “Switched at Birth”

You are likely to have seen one of Constance Marie’s many onscreen portrayals of loving Latino mothers, like in the film Selena or like her role as George Lopez’s wife on George Lopez. This season, Marie is back as mom Regina Vazquez in the ABC Family sitcom Switched at Birth. continue reading »

Mexico’s ‘Baby’ Sheriff Marisol Valles MISSING - We Know how to Find Her

Mexico’s ‘Baby’ Sheriff Marisol Valles MISSING - We Know how to Find Her

Mexico's own 'baby' sheriff Marisol Valles who at the tender age of 19 decided to become Praxedis G. Guerrero's police chief. She became this rural community's police chief continue reading »

Artist Francis Alÿs’ Look at Mexico City Debuts in Wellesley’s Davis Museum -  A CULTURAL MUST

Artist Francis Alÿs’ Look at Mexico City Debuts in Wellesley’s Davis Museum -  A CULTURAL MUST

Artist Francis Alÿs’ first Boston-area solo exhibit can now be seen a Wellesley College’s Davis Museum. “Francis Alÿs: The Moment Where Sculpture Happens” is presented in conjunction with the Davis Museum’s recent acquisition of a major triptych by Alÿs continue reading »

Pedro Almodovar Thinks Antonio Banderas is “Perfect” for Antisocial Roles

Pedro Almodovar Thinks Antonio Banderas is “Perfect” for Antisocial Roles

Production has been wrapped up on the new project that sees Almodóvar and Banderas working together in more than a decade. continue reading »

“Taxi-Cab Confessions” Remake with a Latino Tinge at UrbanoTV.com (VIDEO)

“Taxi-Cab Confessions” Remake with a Latino Tinge at UrbanoTV.com (VIDEO)

Remember channel surfing like an insomniac drone at 3:00 AM back in the nineties, and stumbling upon the HBO show about people spilling all kinds of beans in the backseat of a taxi? continue reading »