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JUST IN:  Mubarak Steps Down, Leaves Cairo (LIVE STREAM)

JUST IN:  Mubarak Steps Down, Leaves Cairo (LIVE STREAM)

President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt has decided to step down as President of his embattled country. Reports were that he had already left Egypt and was in the resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh. continue reading »

POLL:  Immigration and Economy Top Concerns Amongst Latinos

POLL:  Immigration and Economy Top Concerns Amongst Latinos

impreMedia, the leading Hispanic news and information company, has partnered with Latino Decisions to release a series of six national polls among Latino registered voters. continue reading »

Waitress Gets 7 Years for Poisoning Salsa in Mexican Restaurant with Pesticides, 48 People Injured

Waitress Gets 7 Years for Poisoning Salsa in Mexican Restaurant with Pesticides, 48 People Injured

A former waitress at a Mexican food restaurant in Lenexa, Kansas, has been sentenced to more than 7 years in federal prison for poisoning salsa. continue reading »

After 10 Years in Active Duty- Soldier Applies for Citizenship

After 10 Years in Active Duty- Soldier Applies for Citizenship

After 10 years in the US Army, having served in Afghanistan and Iraq, receiving medals and acolytes from superiors, Staff Sergeant Luis Lopez was discharged from the army in late December. Why? He applied for US Citizenship. Mr. Lopez’s case points out a contradiction in the participation in the armed services for undocumented soldiers. continue reading »

Utah Study On Immigration and Crime -Only 5% of Jail Population Undocumented

Utah Study On Immigration and Crime -Only 5% of Jail Population Undocumented

The Sutherland Institute in Utah has published a report recently that summarized information collected about crime and corrections pertaining to illegal Immigrants in Utah. continue reading »

Fuel Thieves in Mexico Trigger Diesel Spill Near U.S.-Mexico Border

Fuel Thieves in Mexico Trigger Diesel Spill Near U.S.-Mexico Border

Thieves tapping into a Mexican fuel pipeline triggered a large diesel fuel spill south of the border city of Tijuana in Baja California state earlier this week, authorities said. A senior source at the state emergencies agency, which has dealt with a number of fuel spills in recent years due to criminal activity, described the incident as serious. continue reading »

Letter of Agreement Signed Between U.S. and Honduras for Regional Security Funds

Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs William R. Brownfield, President Porfirio Lobo, and U.S. Ambassador continue reading »

Mexican Government Formally Charges 14-Yr Hitman “Ponchis” with Killing 4 Men

Mexican Government Formally Charges 14-Yr Hitman “Ponchis” with Killing 4 Men

The San-Diego born, 14-year hit man, Edgar Jimenez Lugo, of the South Pacific cartel, has been formally charged with the brutal slaying of four men in Mexico. continue reading »

Chicago Area Firefighters Send Equipment and Themselves to Help Latin America

Chicago Area Firefighters Send Equipment and Themselves to Help Latin America

Last February, when an 8.8-magnitude earthquake hit Chile, an Illinois’ pastor was startled out of his sleep. He awoke to find that in Rancagua, the city he was visiting, the buildings looked like they been “shook like shoeboxes.” continue reading »

Reports Surface that Mark Sanchez’ 17-Yr old Fling has a Party Mom, Accompanies Daughter to Bars

Reports Surface that Mark Sanchez’ 17-Yr old Fling has a Party Mom, Accompanies Daughter to Bars

Reports are surfacing that Mark Sanchez' 17-Yr old Fling, Eliza Kruger, has a party mom, that accompanies her daughter to New York City bars. continue reading »

Hispanic Fortune 500 Board Members Unite to Form Merchant Bank to Service Global Hispanic Market

Hispanic Fortune 500 Board Members Unite to Form Merchant Bank to Service Global Hispanic Market

Members of several Fortune 500 boards and other Latino leaders have formed Garcia Trujillo Holdings LLC, a management consulting, merchant bank, and venture capital firm to focus on the global Hispanic market. continue reading »

Latin Billboard Nominees Announced: Shakira and Enrique Iglesias Lead

Latin Billboard Nominees Announced: Shakira and Enrique Iglesias Lead

The Billboard Latin Music association has announced it roster of nominees for the 22nd annual awards show with Enrique Iglesias and Shakira with the most nominations. continue reading »

Rubix the Cat Survives Despite Being Shot 19 Times

Rubix the Cat Survives Despite Being Shot 19 Times

To look at five-year-old tabby Rubix, one would probably not think this cat looked out the ordinary, but Kayla Haskett’s beloved pet was horrifyingly shot multiple times with a BB gun. continue reading »

Peruvian Singer “La Tigresa Del Oriente” Presents Her Sassy New Fashion Line (VIDEO)

Peruvian Singer “La Tigresa Del Oriente” Presents Her Sassy New Fashion Line (VIDEO)

"Animal Print" is the name of the fashion line introduced this week by Peruvian singer "La Tigresa Del Oriente" continue reading »

Florida Lawmen Attempt to Stop Cuba’s Upcoming Offshore Drilling

As Cuba prepares to begin drilling for oil off its shores, Florida lawmakers are rushing to block it, stating that an oil spill would severely damage the state’s beaches. continue reading »