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Homeland Sec.Submits $800 million in Budget Cuts, Funds 33,400 detention beds for Illegal Aliens

Homeland Sec.Submits $800 million in Budget Cuts, Funds 33,400 detention beds for Illegal Aliens

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today unveiled the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) $57.0 billion fiscal year 2012 budget request – prioritizing efforts to protect the Nation from terrorism continue reading »

Chilean Miners: The Unheard Story (VIDEO)

Chilean Miners: The Unheard Story (VIDEO)

The 33 Chilean miners are back in the media with full force: previously unreleased testimonies about their odyssey were documented on CBS’ 60 minutes, as well as in a new book, and the first 33 movie will premiere this week at the Berlin Film Festival. continue reading »

Study Shows Pharmaceutical Information Not Reaching Hispanic Patients

Study Shows Pharmaceutical Information Not Reaching Hispanic Patients

Nationwide Physician Survey Reveals Media is Best Vehicle to Educate Hispanic Patients. A new study revealed that poor communication with Hispanic patients is adversely affecting the quality of care to this country's largest minority group. continue reading »

Mexican Mayor Orders Shut Down of Natural Gas Supply to U.S and Mexico, but Fails

Mexican Mayor Orders Shut Down of Natural Gas Supply to U.S and Mexico, but Fails

Friday, a Baja California natural gas plant was nearly forcibly shut down by the town’s mayor before federal officials intervened. In Ensenada, the 3rd largest city in Baja California, Mexico, was the site of a showdown between local and federal law enforcement. continue reading »

Baseball Latin Hall of Fame Honors Baseball Greats, Alex Rodriguez and Cameron Diaz Attend

Baseball Latin Hall of Fame Honors Baseball Greats, Alex Rodriguez and Cameron Diaz Attend

The Baseball Latin Hall of Fame honored several well-known Latin Americans who have made history in Major League Baseball during an event held at the Altos de Chavon amphitheater in La Romana on Saturday. continue reading »

Hispanic Access Foundation Announces Partnership With H&R Block

Hispanic Access Foundation Announces Partnership With H&R Block

HAF and HRB launch program to educate Spanish-speaking taxpayers. The Hispanic Access Foundation has announced it has partnered with H&R Block, the world's largest tax services provider, to educate Spanish-speaking taxpayers about tax issues affecting where they live, work and play. continue reading »

Godfather of Lowriding, Jesse Valadez dead at 64

Godfather of Lowriding, Jesse Valadez dead at 64

On February 5th as the casket made its way from the church to the cemetery, just behind the hearse, on a flatbed truck was one of the icons of the lowriding world: "Gypsy Rose," a fuchsia-colored 1964 Chevy Impala whose body is adorned with hand-painted, multihued roses and whose hot-pink interior includes swivel seats in the front and a cocktail bar and two small light fixtures in the back. continue reading »

Solar Energy to Power Operations of Chilean Mines

Solar Energy to Power Operations of Chilean Mines

Solar Energy Development companies say that the strength of the sunshine in the Atacama Desert, could translate in electricity for all the mines in the region at far lower prices than those of plants that burn fossil fuels. continue reading »

POLL:  Majority of Americans Want to Have Dinner with Someone Special on Valentine’s Day

POLL:  Majority of Americans Want to Have Dinner with Someone Special on Valentine’s Day

The majority of Americans, 68 percent, to be exact would more than anything else, on Valentine’s Day, want to share dinner with someone special. continue reading »

Pope Bestows One of the Highest Honors On Mar Munoz-Visoso for  Ministry to the Hispanic Community

Pope Bestows One of the Highest Honors On Mar Munoz-Visoso for Ministry to the Hispanic Community

Mar Munoz-Visoso, who currently works at the United Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) was just bestowed the Benemerenti Medal by Pope Benedict, one of the highest honors awarded to lay people. continue reading »

Latino Group Calls for Justice for 9-Year-old Girl

Latino Group Calls for Justice for 9-Year-old Girl

Nine-year-old Brisenia Flores was murdered in her home in Arivaca, Arizona in May 2009. She pleaded, “Please don’t shoot me,” right before she was shot — point blank, in the face — by a member of the Minutemen American Defense Corps (MAD) continue reading »

Don’t be unprepared this Valentine’s Day- 5 Rules of Social Dating

Don’t be unprepared this Valentine’s Day- 5 Rules of Social Dating

Don't be unprepared this Valentine's Day. Here we give Internet singles the low down on the ins and outs of social dating. The 5 golden rules that everyone needs to know when surfing dating sites in the run up to Valentine's Day. continue reading »

Spanish Superstar Alejandro Sanz Signs to Universal Music Group

Spanish Superstar Alejandro Sanz Signs to Universal Music Group

Spain's global superstar, Alejandro Sanz, has signed an exclusive, long-term recording agreement with Universal Music Group, the world's leading Music Company. continue reading »

Utah Latinos call for Suspending Visas for Mormon Missionaries

Utah Latinos call for Suspending Visas for Mormon Missionaries

A small group of Latino Utah residents are asking Mexico to suspend the visas for Mormon missionaries until the LDS Church takes a stand on immigration. continue reading »

Lady Gaga Arrives at  The Grammy’s  in an Egg

Lady Gaga Arrives at The Grammy’s in an Egg

It looks like Lady Gaga is starting off Grammy night in a show stopping way by arriving in an egg! Kelly Osbourne tweeted, “You will not believe your eyes when you see how @ladygaga showed up to the Grammys.” The above photo was attached. continue reading »