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Ex Police Officer Fleeing Drug Cartels and Police Corruption Denied US Asylum

Ex Police Officer Fleeing Drug Cartels and Police Corruption Denied US Asylum

As violence in Mexico continues to escalate, so does the number of asylum requests coming before federal immigration judges. Jose Alarcon, 27, was denied asylum this week by a judge in Dallas. continue reading »

CLEAR YOUR MIND OF WORRIES This Weekend With A Latin American Wonder

CLEAR YOUR MIND OF WORRIES This Weekend With A Latin American Wonder

CLEAR YOUR MIND OF WORRIES this weekend with a Latin American natural wonder. Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

Watch Chilean Miner Edison at Graceland (VIDEO)

WATCH. Chilean miner Edison Pena get a private tour at Graceland. Watch his amazement when he is told Elvis was a natural blond. continue reading »

South Carolina Legislators Advance Arizona Style Immigration Bill Regardless of Concerns

South Carolina Legislators Advance Arizona Style Immigration Bill Regardless of Concerns

Although some of the legislators on the South Carolina Senate judiciary subcommittee had concerns about the legality of some of the provisions, they still continue reading »

Sam’s Club to Give $100,000 in Scholarships to Students Attending Hispanic Serving Institutions

Sam’s Club to Give $100,000 in Scholarships to Students Attending Hispanic Serving Institutions

Sam's Club, in partnership with DiversityInc, is offering sophomores and juniors enrolled full-time at a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) the chance to win $100,000 to pay for their education. continue reading »

All in A Day’s Work: $1 Million Worth of Marijuana Seized at U.S.-Mexico Border

In two separate incidents, U.S. Border Patrol agents seized an estimated 1,176 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $1 million dollars. continue reading »

Brazilian Goodwill Ambassador and Art Patron, Lily Marinho, Mourned by International Community

Brazilian Goodwill Ambassador and Art Patron, Lily Marinho, Mourned by International Community

The Director General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, has expressed her sadness at the news of the death of the Brazilian Goodwill Ambassador to the Organization and patron of the arts, Lily Marinho, on Wednesday in Rio de Janeiro. She was aged 89. continue reading »

First Hispanic Woman, Carolina Reyes, Elected President of Congressional Club

First Hispanic Woman, Carolina Reyes, Elected President of Congressional Club

Democratic Congressman from El Paso, Texas, Silvestre Reyes, was beaming when speaking of his wife, Carolina when she was elected president of the Congressional Club. “I’m very proud of Carolina; she is a great ambassador for El Paso.” continue reading »

Obesity Kills 5x more People in Mexico than Drug War

Obesity Kills 5x more People in Mexico than Drug War

Clothing manufacturers and designers in Mexico have all been receiving the same request recently, “More clothing in sizes large and extra large, please.” This request makes an alarming point: Many Mexicans are obese. continue reading »

Dominican Republic Mayor Murders Friend after Arguing Over a Merengue Song

The Mayor of "Los Rios" in the Dominican Republic shot and killed the man Director of Community Development after a heated argument about the merengue song "The Gunfight." continue reading »

NARCO BLOG Authorities in Morelos Protected Narco-Vehicles

Army officials are still present in the state of Morelos, where soldiers arrested community representative Enrique Pineda Figueroa, earlier today. continue reading »

“Sexiest Player” Colombian Camilo Villegas Out of Tournament for Rule Violation

“Sexiest Player” Colombian Camilo Villegas Out of Tournament for Rule Violation

Colombian golfing super star, Camilo Villegas, is out of this weeks Tournament of Champions takes to a rule-abiding viewer. continue reading »

The Plot Thickens on the Kalimba Rape Case (VIDEO)

The Plot Thickens on the Kalimba Rape Case (VIDEO)

While Mexican authorities continue to investigate the alleged rape of two minors by musician Kalimba, one of the girls says it was consensual, while the other 16 year old says the artist drugged her, hit her and sexually attacked her on two occasions, before he went to the bathroom to vomit. continue reading »

U.S. Territories, Representing Communities of Color Stripped of Their Voting Rights by GOP House

While the U.S. House of Representatives was reading the Constitution yesterday it also was stripping the floor voting rights of delegates from U.S. territories, most of which are communities of color. continue reading »

Del Valle or Braun to Recieve Chicago Teacher Union’s Endorsement for Chicago Mayor

The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) has made the decision to endorse only one of two candidates in Chicago mayoral race. The endorsement will go to either former U.S. Carol Moseley Braun or City Clerk Miguel del Valle. continue reading »