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Toyota Has Latinos and Renewed Confidence to Thank For Increase in Sales

Toyota Has Latinos and Renewed Confidence to Thank For Increase in Sales

Until recently, Toyota was struggling, but things are looking up for the car company if the success of dealerships in the Rio Grande Valley are any indication. Toyota’s January sales for the South Texas area jumped a whopping 91.9 percent from the same time last year, and nationally, 23.7 percent. continue reading »

Our Valentines Movie Pick: “Gnomeo And Juliet” Featuring a Cuban Flamingo (VIDEO)

Our Valentines Movie Pick: “Gnomeo And Juliet” Featuring a Cuban Flamingo (VIDEO)

What can be more romantic than the ultimate love story re--enacted by British Gnomes and complete with a Cuban Flamingo? continue reading »

Arizona Files Suit Against Government Regarding Hot Topic of Immigration

Arizona is at it again. Republicans Gov. Jan Brewer and Attorney General Tom Horne have filed a counter suit against the federal government claiming that, in part, it has failed to gain “operational control” of the border. continue reading »

Colombia Helps Americans Celebrate Valentine’s Day by Exporting 450 Million Roses

Colombia Helps Americans Celebrate Valentine’s Day by Exporting 450 Million Roses

It is mid-February and, as it usually is on February, on every flower field in America, a rose is a froze is a rose-cicle. So where do the endless Valentine bunches of fresh roses come from? continue reading »

Dominican Doctor Sentenced for Altering Fingerprints of Illegal Aliens

Dominican Doctor Sentenced for Altering Fingerprints of Illegal Aliens

A Dominican doctor was convicted and sentenced today in federal court of conspiring to conceal illegal aliens from detection by altering their fingerprints. continue reading »

Napolitano Invites Critics to Visit the U.S.-Mexico Border

Napolitano Invites Critics to Visit the U.S.-Mexico Border

Wanting lawmakers to see for themselves the White House’s latest efforts to curb and ultimately eliminate drug, weapon, and human trafficking, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has invited House and Senate legislators to the U.S.-Mexico border. continue reading »

Is Facebook Afraid of Motherhood? Breastfeeding? Chileans Want to Know

Is Facebook Afraid of Motherhood? Breastfeeding? Chileans Want to Know

A sheepish Facebook has re-opened the profile of Leslie Power, a Chilean Psychologist who had denounced the social network cancelled her account for posting a picture of herself, breastfeeding her 3 month old daughter. continue reading »

According to Mexico, Money Laundering Business Reaches $10 Billion Mark in 2010

According to Mexico, Money Laundering Business Reaches $10 Billion Mark in 2010

Mexico Attorney General’s, in preparation for the International Seminar on Corruption and Money Laundering, is reporting that money laundering in Mexico has reached $10 billion. continue reading »

Silcon Valley Tech Companies Asked to Hire More Minorities

Silcon Valley Tech Companies Asked to Hire More Minorities

In Silicon Valley, high tech firms like Google are being accused of not hiring enough minorities. Three non-profit groups protested Google because they would not share a breakdown of their employment records to determine the percentage of minorities that currently work there. continue reading »

Two More Argentinean Children Die

Two More Argentinean Children Die

Two more children died in Northern Argentina, bringing the total to seven babies in 40 days, all from malnutrition. All of these deaths took place in the province of Salta, and each child belonged to indigenous colonies, the two newest deaths being from the Wichi community. continue reading »

Brawl in Venezuelan Parliament Caught on National TV (VIDEO)

Brawl in Venezuelan Parliament Caught on National TV (VIDEO)

A scuffle between ruling and opposition deputies broke Thursday, after the president of the National Assembly abruptly cut off the speech of a member of the opposite party. continue reading »

Raleigh Police Try to Diffuse Email Rumor that “Gangs from Mexico’ are robbing Walmarts

Raleigh Police Try to Diffuse Email Rumor that “Gangs from Mexico’ are robbing Walmarts

Raleigh, North Carolina police have been working all week to calm fear amongst residents that ‘gangs from Mexico’ were robbing local Walmart shoppers at gun point. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Mubarak Steps Down, Leaves Cairo (LIVE STREAM)

JUST IN:  Mubarak Steps Down, Leaves Cairo (LIVE STREAM)

President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt has decided to step down as President of his embattled country. Reports were that he had already left Egypt and was in the resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh. continue reading »

POLL:  Immigration and Economy Top Concerns Amongst Latinos

POLL:  Immigration and Economy Top Concerns Amongst Latinos

impreMedia, the leading Hispanic news and information company, has partnered with Latino Decisions to release a series of six national polls among Latino registered voters. continue reading »

Waitress Gets 7 Years for Poisoning Salsa in Mexican Restaurant with Pesticides, 48 People Injured

Waitress Gets 7 Years for Poisoning Salsa in Mexican Restaurant with Pesticides, 48 People Injured

A former waitress at a Mexican food restaurant in Lenexa, Kansas, has been sentenced to more than 7 years in federal prison for poisoning salsa. continue reading »