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Are You a Fan of the Twinkie? Vote for the Next Flavor! (We Recommend the Lemon Meringue)

Are You a Fan of the Twinkie? Vote for the Next Flavor! (We Recommend the Lemon Meringue)

America's favorite snack cake maker is now asking YOU to vote for the next Limited Edition flavor of the Twinkie. Last year, the Twinkie celebrated its 80th birthday, and to continue to the celebration, Hostess is keeping "Twinkie Mania" going. continue reading »

Check Out This Abuelito’s Groovy Moves (VIDEO)

Check Out This Abuelito’s Groovy Moves (VIDEO)

Watch this Abuelito elaborate on the popular "chiripiorca" that Chespirito made famous! What would you do to entertain your kids or grandkids? continue reading »

Over Weekend 8 Guatemalan Women Murdered in 24 Hrs,  127 Females Killed thus Far in 2011

Over Weekend 8 Guatemalan Women Murdered in 24 Hrs,  127 Females Killed thus Far in 2011

To add to an already shocking statistic, 127 women murdered thus far in 2011 in Guatemala, another 8 women were killed in a 24-hour period this weekend. continue reading »

Is Disney Teen Demi Lovato Out of a Job? (VIDEO)

Is Disney Teen Demi Lovato Out of a Job? (VIDEO)

Born Demetria Devonne Lovato, the actress/singer of Mexican, Italian and Irish decent, Demi Lovato could have lost the starring role on her Disney show "Sonny with a Chance." continue reading »

Warning to Felipe Calderon:  Berlusconi’s Girlfriend “Ruby” Moving to Mexico

Warning to Felipe Calderon:  Berlusconi’s Girlfriend “Ruby” Moving to Mexico

Karima El Mahroug, AKA “Ruby,” also known as the teenage Moroccan friend with bunga-bunga benefits of the Prime Minister of Italy, Silvio Berlusconi, has decided to pack her bags and immigrate far from the political mess and international sex-scandal haunting her. continue reading »

MALDEF:  Latino Officers Charge City of Westminster, CA Police Department with Discrimination

MALDEF:  Latino Officers Charge City of Westminster, CA Police Department with Discrimination

This week the Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) announced a lawsuit filed against the City of Westminster, as well as two former Police Chiefs of the Westminster Police Department, for discrimination against Latino police officers on the basis of their national origin. Plaintiffs have been denied promotions and Special Assignments, which can lead to promotions, in violation of the law. continue reading »

New Website Portal for the Archdiocese of Mexico

New Website Portal for the Archdiocese of Mexico

Four years after its creation, the Information System website of the Archdiocese of Mexico (SIAME) has modernised its portal for the benefit of visitors, because every day the number of users was increasing, both in Mexico and abroad. continue reading »

Argentina’s Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo Awarded UNESCO’s Peace Prize

Argentina’s Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo Awarded UNESCO’s Peace Prize

The Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo, a non-governmental organization that has been working for over 30 years to locate the families of children kidnapped and “disappeared” during the military dictatorship in Argentina, is this year’s recipient of the United Nations cultural agency’s peace prize. continue reading »

Secretary of State Clinton’s Official Remarks After Meeting with Costa Rican Minister Rene Castro

Secretary of State Clinton’s Official Remarks After Meeting with Costa Rican Minister Rene Castro

it is a great pleasure for me to welcome Dr. Castro here today. I first met him when he was the incoming foreign minister, and he welcomed me to the Pathways for Prosperity Summit in San Jose. And it’s wonderful for me now to see you, Minister, here in Washington. continue reading »

Border Patrol Rescues 8 Illegal Aliens During San Diego’s Cold Snap, One Dies from Exposure

Border Patrol Rescues 8 Illegal Aliens During San Diego’s Cold Snap, One Dies from Exposure

A harsh winter storm hit east San Diego County, delivering freezing rain and up to four feet of snow in some areas. Border Patrol agents responded to the storm this past week and rendered life-saving assistance continue reading »

USHLI Joins with 19 Latino Organizations in Opposition to Attacks on Collective Bargaining

USHLI Joins with 19 Latino Organizations in Opposition to Attacks on Collective Bargaining

The United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) joined with 19 national organizations in calling for all workers to unite against the efforts of governors and legislators to abolish collective bargaining while putting public safety at risk, disrupting the educational process, and punishing teachers for exercising their rights in opposing this approach to fiscal stability. continue reading »

Annual Pastoral Report Shows 23 Religious Personnel Killed in 2010, Majority in Latin America

Annual Pastoral Report Shows 23 Religious Personnel Killed in 2010, Majority in Latin America

In an annual list produced by Agenzia Fides, the pontifical mission society, 23 religious personnel were killed in 2010 the included one Bishop and 15 priests. continue reading »

Assistant Secretary of State Brownfield to Travel to Mexico to Discuss Judicial Reform in Country

Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) William R. Brownfield will travel to Mexico, March 7, 2011. continue reading »

Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa Plans for 1,680-Mile Bike Path System

Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa Plans for 1,680-Mile Bike Path System

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa likes to plan big and with a long-term view, case in point, his 1,680-mile bikeway system that will sextuplet the current bike paths and take 30 years to complete. continue reading »

Bruno Mars Releases Video for ‘Liquor Store Blues’ featuring Damian Marley (VIDEO)

Bruno Mars Releases Video for ‘Liquor Store Blues’ featuring Damian Marley (VIDEO)

Bruno Mars, a.k.a. Peter Hernandez, has just released a new video for his song “Liquor Store Blues” featuring a lot of reggae tones from Damian Marley. continue reading »