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“Dating Game Killer” Charged With Two More Murders, Sits on Death Row

“Dating Game Killer” Charged With Two More Murders, Sits on Death Row

A man being called the “Dating Game Killer” was just indicted in two New York murders that happened back in the 1970s, even as he’s jailed for a number of other murders. continue reading »

Demi Lovato Returns Home from Rehab (VIDEO)

Demi Lovato Returns Home from Rehab (VIDEO)

Demi Lovato has checked out from rehab. The Disney starlet completed her treatment last week after entering an undisclosed facility in November, and is now focused on getting back into her "regular routine." continue reading »

Two Jail Inmates Sue GA Sheriff for $5 Million for Being Left Naked for 12 Hours

Two Jail Inmates Sue GA Sheriff for $5 Million for Being Left Naked for 12 Hours

Two jail inmates are suing the Whitfield County Sheriff Scott Chitwood and six of his staff, for being kept naked for 12 hours in the cellblock. continue reading »

Mexican Micro Brewer Sells out of Beer marketed to LGBTQ  Community

Mexican Micro Brewer Sells out of Beer marketed to LGBTQ Community

Mexican brewery "Minerva" has released (and sold out!) the first 500 boxes of two new beer products exclusively targeted to the LGBT community. continue reading »

Revenues, Employment in Latin American Tropical Areas to Decline Due to Deforestation Ban

Revenues, Employment in Latin American Tropical Areas to Decline Due to Deforestation Ban

Farmers in Latin America and Caribbean will see billions in lost revenue over the next two decades if a complete ban on deforestation is put in place, highlighting the need for compensatory actions continue reading »

Communities of Color Hardest Hit, Slowest to Recover from Recession

Communities of Color Hardest Hit, Slowest to Recover from Recession

The Great Recession had dire consequences for Americans’ economic well-being. Communities of color in particular ended up with much larger losses during the recession than whites continue reading »

NASCAR’s ‘Drive for Diversity’ Announces its 2011 Line Up

NASCAR’s ‘Drive for Diversity’ Announces its 2011 Line Up

NASCAR and Revolution Racing announced the 2011 driver lineup -- the eighth season for the Drive for Diversity program -- during the annual Media Tour at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG :Aeromexico Flight Caught With 80 Kilo’s of Drugs- Airline Staff Suspected

NARCO BLOG :Aeromexico Flight Caught With 80 Kilo’s of Drugs- Airline Staff Suspected

In a statement issued by the Ministry of National Defense, it has been announced that a seizure of nearly 80 kilograms of drugs, has occurred in the Guadalajara International Airport. continue reading »

Spanish and Mexican Land Grant Descendants in TX Hope to Gain Millions

Spanish and Mexican Land Grant Descendants in TX Hope to Gain Millions

A 12-page bill called The Unclaimed Mineral Proceeds Act, is expected to be introduced at the Texas Legislature this year. The bill would release millions of dollars in royalties to descendants of Spanish and Mexican land grant holders, authorities say. continue reading »

Two Haitian Nationals Accused of Killing Four-Yr Old of “Extreme Alcohol Poisoning”

Formal charges are pending against the Haitian father and aunt of a four-year old girl who died from “extreme alcohol poisoning” this past Saturday. continue reading »

Costa Rica Dismantles Cocaine Smuggling Ring Using Local Fishermen

Costa Rica Dismantles Cocaine Smuggling Ring Using Local Fishermen

The defense ministry of Costa Rica has announced it has dismantled a cocaine smuggling ring using local fishermen and their fishing vessels. continue reading »

Juju, 8-Year-Old Saudi Girl, Lectures Egypt’s President Mubarak (VIDEO)

Juju, 8-Year-Old Saudi Girl, Lectures Egypt’s President Mubarak (VIDEO)

Introducing Juju, an 8 year old Saudi girl who has some words of advice for Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak. continue reading »

California Latinos Protesting Arizona’s Push to Abolish Birthright Citizenship

California Latinos Protesting Arizona’s Push to Abolish Birthright Citizenship

As the state legislature of Arizona considers an end to birthright citizenship guaranteed under the 14th amendment, California Latinos joined Arizonian Hispanics to protest the measure. continue reading »

“Gun Hill Road” Picks Up Distributor and Much Praise at Sundance Film Festival

“Gun Hill Road” Picks Up Distributor and Much Praise at Sundance Film Festival

The independent Latino-themed movie by writer-director, Rashaad Ernesto Green, “Gun Hill Road” starring Esai Morales and Judy Reyes has acquired a worldwide distributor and was well received at the Sundance Film Festival. continue reading »

NFL Players Association Creates New Ad Campaign To Spread Awareness of Potential Lockout

NFL Players Association Creates New Ad Campaign To Spread Awareness of Potential Lockout

Here we are, The Super Bowl, the biggest event in sports, and an NFL Lockout looms very large. As the NFL celebrates its most successful season ever, NFL owners are preparing to lock out continue reading »