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Pew: 11.2 Million Unauthorized Immigrants in U.S., No Change from Last Year

Pew: 11.2 Million Unauthorized Immigrants in U.S., No Change from Last Year

As of March 2010, 11.2 million unauthorized immigrants were living in the United States, virtually unchanged from a year earlier, according to new estimates from the Pew Hispanic Center continue reading »

Alleged Narco Novia & Actress Arleth Teran on Cover of 100th Issue of Mexico’s Playboy

Alleged Narco Novia & Actress Arleth Teran on Cover of 100th Issue of Mexico’s Playboy

The actress, who currently stars in the new novela "Rafaela" agreed to become a bunny for the 100th issue of Playboy México. continue reading »

Justice Sotomayor Speaks in Chicago About Disagreements, the Spotlight, and Misconceptions

Justice Sotomayor Speaks in Chicago About Disagreements, the Spotlight, and Misconceptions

“People have views of me and expectations of me that are based on stereotypes,” said Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor in Chicago this week. The justice spoke at the University of Chicago Law School on Monday about the last year and a half. continue reading »

Obama Streaker, Juan Rodriguez, Gets 2 Yrs Probation and No Million Dollars as Promised for Stunt

Obama Streaker, Juan Rodriguez, Gets 2 Yrs Probation and No Million Dollars as Promised for Stunt

A man arrested for streaking at a Philadelphia rally while President Obama was speaking last fall, has been given two years probation. Attempting to win $1 million, Juan Rodriguez, 24, of Staten Island, ran naked through a Germantown rally in October continue reading »

Mexico’s Carlos Slim to Invest $8.3 Billion in 19 Countries- 40% to Mexico

Mexico’s Carlos Slim to Invest $8.3 Billion in 19 Countries- 40% to Mexico

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim has said he will be investing $8.3 Billion in nineteen countries, primarily Latin America. continue reading »

Spanish Soccer Player Fernando Torres Breaks Record as the Most Expensive Spanish Player in History

Spanish Soccer Player Fernando Torres Breaks Record as the Most Expensive Spanish Player in History

Fernando Torres sealed a deal with Chelsea futbol club at the last possible minute, effectively becoming the most expensive Spanish player in history, and setting a new record for British transfer fee. Torres is now the third most expensive player in the world. continue reading »

U.S. Inter’l Adoptions Hits 15-Year Low, Colombia Now #1 Source from Latin American Region

U.S. Inter’l Adoptions Hits 15-Year Low, Colombia Now #1 Source from Latin American Region

The U.S. saw the lowest level of foreign adoption, dropping by 13 percent last year, hitting a 15-year low. The decrease was attributed in large part to the clamp continue reading »

Chilean Miners get the VIP Treatment at Walt Disney World (VIDEO)

Chilean Miners get the VIP Treatment at Walt Disney World (VIDEO)

Thirty-one of the 33 miners, their immediate family members and four of their rescuers (in total a party of about 160 people), arrived to Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando Fl. last Thursday for a seven-day, six-night vacation. continue reading »

Latino Social Network, Quepasa, Aquires Game Developer XtFt for $4 Million

Latino Social Network, Quepasa, Aquires Game Developer XtFt for $4 Million

Quepasa, one of the world’s largest Latino social networks online, as acquired Brazilian social game developer XtFt Games owner of TechFront. continue reading »

New Telenovela Focuses on Obesity and Healthy Living

New Telenovela Focuses on Obesity and Healthy Living

New episodes of a critically acclaimed, locally-produced Spanish language soap opera will focus on the obesity crisis in hopes of helping viewers better understand what causes obesity and how they can live healthier lives. continue reading »

Pedro y Busquets

En este Barcelona arrollador todos los elogios se los llevan Messi, Xavi, Iniesta, Villa, póngalos en el orden de su preferencia. Pero yo quisiera destacar a dos héroes en silencio. El primero responde simplemente a su nombre de pila: Pedro. continue reading »

‘If You See Something, Say Something’ Campaign Launched at Super Bowl by Homeland Sec.

‘If You See Something, Say Something’ Campaign Launched at Super Bowl by Homeland Sec.

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano joined National Football League (NFL) Vice President of Security Milt Ahlerich and Arlington, Texas Chief of Police Theron Bowman to announce a new partnership continue reading »

Florida Federal Judge Rules Health Care Bill Unconstitutional, Score 2:2

Florida Federal Judge Rules Health Care Bill Unconstitutional, Score 2:2

In a much-anticipated decision, Judge Roger Vinson of the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Florida has ruled that the provision of the health care overhaul bill, which mandates that everyone have insurance starting in 2014, or pay a fine is unconstitutional. continue reading »

Austin Sheriff Cannot Enforce Immigration Laws

Austin Sheriff Cannot Enforce Immigration Laws

Austin Sheriff Terese Amazi says that her department has no authority to enforce immigration laws. continue reading »

International Catholic Aid Organizations Make Appeal for Brazil Flood Victims

International Catholic Aid Organizations Make Appeal for Brazil Flood Victims

“We also need to think about the future. Now all of Brazil and many countries are mobilized to help those affected. But we also need to be there when the fact is no longer news to help people in the most critical phase of reconstruction. We need to have an emergency plan, but we also need to plan the short, medium and long term." continue reading »