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STUDY:  Culture Must Drive Conversation Between Marketers and Latina Moms

STUDY:  Culture Must Drive Conversation Between Marketers and Latina Moms

BabyCenter(R), the #1 pregnancy and parenting online destination worldwide, has released the results of a comprehensive study about Latina moms. The Hispanic Moms Acculturation study, continue reading »

Beauty Queen Battle Continues Over Miss San Antonio Crown (VIDEO)

Beauty Queen Battle Continues Over Miss San Antonio Crown (VIDEO)

A Texas beauty queen who accused pageant organizers of harassing her about her weight lost her crown for a second time Wednesday, when a judge denied her efforts to temporarily forbid a new Miss San Antonio from taking her place. continue reading »

Catholic Bishop: “Immoral Social Situation” in Mexico after Another Local Priest Murdered

Catholic Bishop: “Immoral Social Situation” in Mexico after Another Local Priest Murdered

Last week in the evening, in the parish community of Mecapala, a community of about 5,000 inhabitants, in the Mexican state of Puebla, Father Santos Sánchez Hernández was found dead in the rectory. continue reading »

Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa Believes He’s in Danger, Wants 6-Ft Security Fence Built Around Him

Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa Believes He’s in Danger, Wants 6-Ft Security Fence Built Around Him

We aren’t sure if it is what is going on in Wisconsin or the recent shooting of AZ Rep. Gabby Giffords but the Mayor to the largest city in the U.S. is afraid and wants to built a 6-ft fence around his official residence. continue reading »

Guatemala Trying to Ward off Drug Cartel Members Fleeing South

Guatemala Trying to Ward off Drug Cartel Members Fleeing South

Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom has needed to deploy hundreds of army troops to combat drug cartels fleeing Mexico and invading Guatemala, specifically Los Zetas. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: 26 Grenades Found in Garbage Can in Center of Mazatlan

NARCO BLOG: 26 Grenades Found in Garbage Can in Center of Mazatlan

The Municipal Police of Mazatlan have reported they discovered 26 grenades that were hidden inside a garbage can, right in the center of Mazatlan, Sinaloa. continue reading »

One of Puerto Rico’s Top State Legislators Tests Positive for Cocaine During Mandatory Testing

One of Puerto Rico’s Top State Legislators Tests Positive for Cocaine During Mandatory Testing

Puerto Rico’s House Speaker, Jenniffer Gonzalez, decided at the beginning of the year that all state legislators should submit to mandatory drug testing and much to everyone’s embarrassment the House Majority Whip, Rolando Crespo tested positive. continue reading »

Effort to Defeat Anti-Immigrant Bill 287(g) in Iowa

Effort to Defeat Anti-Immigrant Bill 287(g) in Iowa

There are two proposed laws pending in the Iowa legislature, to give police power to enforce immigration laws in every Iowa County, allow any public employee to share information with ICE, continue reading »

Tea Party Favorite Michele Bachmann Visits Mexico & Colombia, Was it Wow or More DUH?

Tea Party Favorite Michele Bachmann Visits Mexico & Colombia, Was it Wow or More DUH?

Republican U.S. Rep and Tea Party leader, Michele Bachman appears to be trying to enhance her “I want to be a President” resume by executing a foreign policy trip to Mexico and Colombia. continue reading »

Spain Prepares for Oil Scarcity and Higher Fuel Prices by Reducing Its National Speed Limit

Spain Prepares for Oil Scarcity and Higher Fuel Prices by Reducing Its National Speed Limit

The Spanish government has decided to reduce the speed limit on its national highways from 120 km per hour to 110 km per hour due to the crisis in the Middle East and the effect it will have on oil supply and pricing. continue reading »

Brazilian Judge Blocks Construction of Huge Dam in Amazon (VIDEO)

Brazilian Judge Blocks Construction of Huge Dam in Amazon (VIDEO)

A Brazilian judge has blocked plans to build a huge hydroelectric dam in the Amazon rainforest because of environmental concerns. continue reading »

Numerous U.S. Agencies Target Mexican Drug Cartel Operating in U.S., 676 Arrested

Numerous U.S. Agencies Target Mexican Drug Cartel Operating in U.S., 676 Arrested

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) – along with federal, state and local law enforcement officials from across the country continue reading »

Center for Puerto Rico Equality & Advancement (CPREA) Compares Gutierrez to Castro

Center for Puerto Rico Equality & Advancement (CPREA) Compares Gutierrez to Castro

Here we go again, Congressman Luis Gutiérrez (D-Illinois) with his rants. It is incomprehensible that a United States Representative from the floor of the People’s House would declare his support for a group of students continue reading »

25 Lions Flown from Bolivia to Colorado in Animal Rescue (VIDEO)

25 Lions Flown from Bolivia to Colorado in Animal Rescue (VIDEO)

After Bolivia Bans the use of wild and domesticated animals in circus acts, an animal rights group finds 25 lions a new home in a Colorado Sanctuary. continue reading »

New Late-Night Show ‘Tu Nite con Lorenzo Parro’ Debuts on Telemundo 3/5, Bringing Top Latino Talent

New Late-Night Show ‘Tu Nite con Lorenzo Parro’ Debuts on Telemundo 3/5, Bringing Top Latino Talent

Beloved comedian Paul Rodriguez, star player for the New York Red Bulls Rafa Marquez and acclaimed singer and songwriter Ximena Sarinana headline the premiere show on Saturday evening MARCH 5 AT 12:30 A.M. continue reading »