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BREAKING NEWS: Border Patrol Agent Killed in Arizona

BREAKING NEWS: Border Patrol Agent Killed in Arizona

A Border Patrol agent was shot and killed around 11 PM, near Rio Rico, Arizona, while attempting to apprehend a group of armed subjects. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) named the deceased as Brian A. Terry, an ag continue reading »

Homeland Sec. Napolitano Checks in with Southwest Border Sheriffs and Police Chiefs

Homeland Sec. Napolitano Checks in with Southwest Border Sheriffs and Police Chiefs

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today held a quarterly conference call with sheriffs and police chiefs from 30 jurisdictions along the Southwest border to discuss the Department’s ongoing support for state and local law enforcement in their efforts to keep their communities safe from violence and other threats. continue reading »

New York Hispanic State Senator & Son Charged with Embezzling from Non-Profit Health Centers

New York Hispanic State Senator & Son Charged with Embezzling from Non-Profit Health Centers

Earlier Tuesday, a federal grand jury in Brooklyn returned an indictment charging Pedro Espada, Jr., a New York State Senator for the 33rd Senatorial District in the Bronx, New York, and his son, Pedro Gautier Espada, continue reading »

Reid to Forge Ahead with Dream Act Vote- Show your Support Now!

Reid to Forge Ahead with Dream Act Vote- Show your Support Now!

Harry Reid’s Spokesman. Jim Manley has said that the Senate Majority leader plans to forge ahead with a vote on the DREAM Act this session. "We intend to have a vote," Manley said. "We're still trying to figure out when." continue reading »

Count Down the TOP TEN YOUTUBE VIDEOS OF 2010

Count Down the TOP TEN YOUTUBE VIDEOS OF 2010

Visit our Multimedia page to see the most viewed YouTube videos of this year. continue reading »

Presidents of Haiti and Dominican Republican Cancel Their Visit Last Minute?

Presidents of Haiti and Dominican Republican Cancel Their Visit Last Minute?

A meeting between Haitian President Rene Preval and his Dominican counterpart Leonel Fernandez set for today has been cancelled and no date was given for a new meeting. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG:  Drug Cartel Guns Coming from Texas

NARCO BLOG:  Drug Cartel Guns Coming from Texas

Eight of the twelve main suppliers of arms to the violent drug cartels in Mexico are located in Texas, according to year-long research conducted by the Washington Post. continue reading »

List of Nominees for the 68th Golden Globes is Out:  Four Latinos Nominated

List of Nominees for the 68th Golden Globes is Out:  Four Latinos Nominated

The 2011 Golden Globes are fast approaching, and the list of nominees includes four Latino stars of Film and Television, two male, two female. continue reading »

Spanish Tennis Star Rafael Nadal, The New Face of Armani

Spanish Tennis Star Rafael Nadal, The New Face of Armani

Spanish tennis star and current number one Rafael Nadal has been chosen to replace Christiano Ronaldo as the face of Armani underwear, and Armani Jeans. continue reading »

Enter Illegally in Arizona, Get Deported Out of Texas - A Deterrent for Illegal Immigration?

Enter Illegally in Arizona, Get Deported Out of Texas - A Deterrent for Illegal Immigration?

Last week, buses filled with as many as 47 undocumented immigrant males aged 20-60 began transporting the men to the Texas-Mexico border once again. The program began in November of 2009, and shipped undocumented immigrants found in Arizona to Presidio, Texas continue reading »

What is American Legislative Priority ; Secure Border vs. Amnesty ?

What is American Legislative Priority ; Secure Border vs. Amnesty ?

Voters still strongly believe that gaining control of the border should be the legislative priority. A new national telephone survey finds that 65% of Likely U.S. Voters say continue reading »

‘Green’ Hotels to be Built in Central America, Mexico and Caribbean

‘Green’ Hotels to be Built in Central America, Mexico and Caribbean

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved financing of up to $42 million in long-term IDB loans to finance up to eight Marriott-hotels in Costa Rica, continue reading »

HUD Investigates Racially Biased Lending Practices Against Hispanics

HUD Investigates Racially Biased Lending Practices Against Hispanics

After a number of complaints were filed with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), an investigation has begun to examine why 22 lenders failed to offer Federal Housing Administration mortgages to borrowers that met the requirements. continue reading »

Catholic Hugo Chávez to Rule Venezuela From a Muslim Bedouin Tent - What?

Catholic Hugo Chávez to Rule Venezuela From a Muslim Bedouin Tent - What?

President of Venezuela Hugo Chávez announced Friday that he will be moving into a tent, so flood victims can use his own office as a shelter. continue reading »

Latin America and Caribbean Nations Expected to See 6% Economic Growth This Year

The economies of Latin America and the Caribbean are expected to grow by six per cent in 2010 as a result of the recovery posted by many countries in the region, according to an annual United Nations report released today. continue reading »