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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 »

Eva Longoria vs Tony Parker Divorce is Finalized

Eva Longoria vs Tony Parker Divorce is Finalized

Television star, Eva Longoria and basketball star, Tony Parker have finalized their divorce today in a Texas courthouse. Their lawyers filed all the necessary continue reading »

LULAC to Honor Legislative Champions and Arizona Hero-Intern Daniel Hernandez

LULAC to Honor Legislative Champions and Arizona Hero-Intern Daniel Hernandez

The League of United Latin American Citizens will honor Senator Richard Lugar of Indiana, Congressman Pedro Pierluisi of Puerto Rico and Texas State Representative Trey Martinez Fischer continue reading »

Tough Times for Hispanic Caregivers

Tough Times for Hispanic Caregivers

As parents/relatives age, their children/family members usually consider the option of sending them to nursing homes or other care facilities, but for almost one-third of Hispanic caregivers, that is not an option, whether due to income or emotional issues. continue reading »

NV Area Immigration Consultants Arrested for Fraud & Costing Many Their Citizenship Status

NV Area Immigration Consultants Arrested for Fraud & Costing Many Their Citizenship Status

Three employees of a Reno-based immigration consulting firm were arrested Friday on state criminal charges following an investigation into allegations continue reading »

Dilma Rousseff Distances her Government From The Iranian Regime

Dilma Rousseff Distances her Government From The Iranian Regime

In a speech that got her a standing ovation, the Brazilian President vowed to protect human rights before an audience of holocaust survivors in Rio Grande do Sul. continue reading »

Fewer Mexicans Remaining Monogamous

Fewer Mexicans Remaining Monogamous

Recently, psychiatrist Alfredo Whaley revealed that only a small fraction of Mexicans are remaining monogamous these days, and unfaithfulness is not only common among men anymore. continue reading »

Hollywood Actor Viggo Mortensen Will Shoot a Film in Argentina With Soledad Villamil

Hollywood Actor Viggo Mortensen Will Shoot a Film in Argentina With Soledad Villamil

The actor, who lived in Argentina for eight of his younger years, will shoot his first Argentine film starting in June. continue reading »

Peru-Korea Free Trade Agreement Set to Take Effect in April

Peru-Korea Free Trade Agreement Set to Take Effect in April

The bilateral free trade between Peru and South Korea is set to take effect in April, 2011 and is expected to expand trade between the countries five-fold through 2016. continue reading »

New Mexico Lawman Wants Drug Testing to be Requiremeed to Receive Unemployment Benefits

New Mexico Lawman Wants Drug Testing to be Requiremeed to Receive Unemployment Benefits

In Santa Fe, one New Mexico lawman is proposing that anyone wishing to receive unemployment benefits be required to take drug tests before receiving checks. continue reading »

Wilmer Valderrama to Star in Remake of Chilean Comedy: ‘Que Pena Tu Vida’

Wilmer Valerrama is set to have the leading role in the remake of a Chilean favorite “Que Pena Tu Vida” (What a Shame Your Life Is). continue reading »

Fox Sports Rejects Another Super Bowl Ad: this One Features  “John 3:16”

Fox Sports Rejects Another Super Bowl Ad: this One Features “John 3:16”

Fox Sports has rejected a proposed Super Bowl commercial featuring "John 3:16", a reference to a Bible verse that has been part of the culture of football in America for decades. continue reading »

Venezuelan Ex-President Carlos Andres Perez Body Stuck In Limbo (No Pun Intended)

Venezuelan Ex-President Carlos Andres Perez Body Stuck In Limbo (No Pun Intended)

More than a month after his Christmas demise, the body of Venezuelan ex-president Carlos Andrés Pérez is still at a Miami funeral home. continue reading »

Cocaine Production Aiding in Destruction of Colombian Rainforests

Cocaine Production Aiding in Destruction of Colombian Rainforests

Scientists from Stony Brook University are reporting new evidence that cultivating coca bushes, the source of cocaine, is speeding up destruction of rainforests in Colombia and threatening the region’s “hotspots” of plant and animal diversity. continue reading »