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Good Jobs Still Scarce Despite Growth in Industries with Strong Latino Representation

Good Jobs Still Scarce Despite Growth in Industries with Strong Latino Representation

NCLR (National Council of La Raza) today released an analysis of Latino employment trends showing that significant job growth is occurring in industries with strong Latino representation. continue reading »

TV Ads Call for Slowing Legal Immigration Until San Luis Obispo, California is Working Again

TV Ads Call for Slowing Legal Immigration Until San Luis Obispo, California is Working Again

Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) has launched a TV campaign in San Luis Obispo, California calling for lower levels of legal immigration and temporary workers until Californians are working again. continue reading »

Marc Anthony Joins Cast of TNT’s Hawthorne with Jada Pinkett Smith

Marc Anthony Joins Cast of TNT’s Hawthorne with Jada Pinkett Smith

Grammy-winning recording artist and actor Marc Anthony has joined the cast of TNT's HAWTHORNE, the drama series starring and executive-produced by Jada Pinkett Smith. continue reading »

72 Hours in Juarez Leaves 53 Murdered Throughout City, 150 thus Far in March

72 Hours in Juarez Leaves 53 Murdered Throughout City, 150 thus Far in March

Last week from Thursday through Saturday Ciudad Juarez left its residents in shock again at the scope of violence it is plagued with. Over the 72 hour period 53 people were killed and amongst the dead were a police officer, a municipal patrolman and a state investigator. continue reading »

Report Reveals Over 90 Oil Spills In Peruvian Amazon in the Last 3 Years

Report Reveals Over 90 Oil Spills In Peruvian Amazon in the Last 3 Years

This report by the Federation of Indigenous Communities of the Corrientes River (FECONACO) and Peruvian NGO Shinai documents the ongoing impacts of oil drilling in Oil Blocks 1-AB and 8 in the Northern Peruvian Amazon. continue reading »

Penelope Cruz Wants her Brother To Break Up With “B-List Actress” Eva Longoria Before is Too Late

Penelope Cruz Wants her Brother To Break Up With “B-List Actress” Eva Longoria Before is Too Late

We have been wondering for a while if Eva Longoria was dating Penelope Cruz' younger brother, Eduardo, as she is rebounding from her messy divorce with basketball star Tony Parker? continue reading »

Sorry, Charlie! Sheen Officially Fired From “Two and a Half Men”

Sorry, Charlie! Sheen Officially Fired From “Two and a Half Men”

The now-former star of CBS' "Two and a Half Men," has just been officially fired. Warner Bros. Television announced today the ever erratic actor has been fired, stating, "After careful consideration, Warner Bros. Television has terminated Charlie Sheen's services from 'Two and a Half Men' effective immediately." continue reading »

Alberto Granado of ‘Motorcycle Diaries’ Fame and Travel Companion of Che Guevara Dies at 88 in Cuba

Alberto Granado of ‘Motorcycle Diaries’ Fame and Travel Companion of Che Guevara Dies at 88 in Cuba

At the end of December 1951, Che Guevara and Granado, six years older than “Fuser” as Guevara was known before “Che” set in, left their homeland, Argentina for a long-planned motorcycle adventure to see more of their continent. continue reading »

Catholic Church Announces Release of Additional Cuban Prisoners

Catholic Church Announces Release of Additional Cuban Prisoners

The Catholic Church announced the release of eight prisoners at the conclusion of its dialogue with the Government of President Raul Castro. Among the released detainees is Pedro Argüelles, a member of the group of 75 dissidents arrested in March 2003 continue reading »

Supermodel Gisele Bundchen Sambas While Husband Tom Brady Watches at Carnaval in Rio

Supermodel Gisele Bundchen Sambas While Husband Tom Brady Watches at Carnaval in Rio

The couple was seen cozy at the carnival, where she had her own giant float with the theme of 'Hair'. It is the first time the Brazilian beauty parades in her own Carnival float which is a big honor. continue reading »

While Many Migrants Are Returning to Mexico, Fewer Head Into the U.S., says Mexico Census

While Many Migrants Are Returning to Mexico, Fewer Head Into the U.S., says Mexico Census

According to recent census data, between 2005 and 2010, the number of migrants leaving Mexico for the U.S. has dropped by about two-thirds, and the number of those returning is increasing. continue reading »

Judge Modifies Murder Suspect’s Home Confinement To Coach Little League

Judge Modifies Murder Suspect’s Home Confinement To Coach Little League

Anthony Colandra, of New York, is a suspect in a double murder and an alleged gangster but that didn’t stop a judge from allowing him more time out from home confinement. continue reading »

Comcast Launches Spanish-Language Video-On-Demand with Sofia Vergara as Spokesperson

Comcast Launches Spanish-Language Video-On-Demand with Sofia Vergara as Spokesperson

Comcast Corporation today announced the launch of Xfinity TV in Spanish, a cross-platform entertainment experience that delivers the widest array of Spanish-language choices available anywhere, anytime continue reading »

U.S. Government May Take Drug Dealer’s Comic Book Collection

U.S. Government May Take Drug Dealer’s Comic Book Collection

An alleged drug dealer accused of laundering drug profits is at risk of losing his very large and valuable comic book collection to the federal government. continue reading »

Take a Look at Cyndi Lauper’s Impromptu Performance at Buenos Aires Airport (VIDEO)

Take a Look at Cyndi Lauper’s Impromptu Performance at Buenos Aires Airport (VIDEO)

Her flight was delayed in Buenos Aires, so she entertained fellow travelers with an impromptu version of her classic "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun". continue reading »