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Dynamite  Taio Cruz’s  Launches New Video Just in Time for Christmas (VIDEO)

Dynamite Taio Cruz’s Launches New Video Just in Time for Christmas (VIDEO)

Watch British-Brazilian Cruz cruise about in posh BMW cars with Travie McCoy in his new instant dance club classic 'Higher.' continue reading »

Pacquiao Dodges Marquez to Fight Mosley on May 7 in Vegas

Pacquiao Dodges Marquez to Fight Mosley on May 7 in Vegas

Despite Pressure to have Mexican Champ Marquez as Manny Pacquiao next opponent, Promoter Bob Arum has announced that the fight will be against Shane Mosley on May 7th in Las Vegas. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS: Bombs Explode in Chilean, Swiss Embassies in Rome

BREAKING NEWS: Bombs Explode in Chilean, Swiss Embassies in Rome

In the second explosion of the day, the Chilean Embassy in Rome has been rocked by a bomb. The Swiss Embassy in the capital city was also hit. A local news sources has said the Chilean embassy staffer's injuries were “not serious” after the blast near Villa Borghese in central Rome. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG:  Mexican Town Left with no Police Force, All Arrested for Corruption

NARCO BLOG:  Mexican Town Left with no Police Force, All Arrested for Corruption

A corruption sweep conducted by the Mexican military and State investigators has left no police in the town of Salinas Victoria in the state of Nuevo Leon. Last evening, saw 20 police officers detained and under investigation for corruption, which represented the entire police force for the town. continue reading »

Five Cuban Aliens Enter U.S. Illegally - May Get to Stay in U.S. as ‘Dry Feet’ Immigrants

Five Cuban Aliens Enter U.S. Illegally - May Get to Stay in U.S. as ‘Dry Feet’ Immigrants

Wednesday afternoon, park rangers in Mona Island found five alien males, claiming to be Cuban citizens, after entering illegally into U.S. territory. Mona Island is the third largest island of the archipelago of Puerto Rico and is about 41 miles west of the main island of Puerto Rico. continue reading »

Mexico-Chicago-Indianapolis Drug Ring Busted: Distributing Coke and Meth

The dismantling of a drug smuggling organization operating from Mexico to Chicago and Indianapolis was announced on Tuesday by U.S. Attorney Joseph H. Hogsett, Southern District of Indiana. continue reading »

On Global Scale Venezuelans and Germans Lead in Beer Consumption Followed by Mexicans

On Global Scale Venezuelans and Germans Lead in Beer Consumption Followed by Mexicans

Per capita beer consumption in Peru has increased from 20 liters in 2000 to 39 liters this year, the Institute of Economic and Social Studies (IEES) of the National Society of Industries (SNI) reported. continue reading »

Catholic Bishops Issue Statement on DREAM Act’s Failure to Pass “Setback, Not a Defeat”

Catholic Bishops Issue Statement on DREAM Act’s Failure to Pass “Setback, Not a Defeat”

Archbishop Jose Gomez, coadjutor archbishop of Los Angeles and chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Migration, today described the vote on the DREAM Act in the U.S. Senate as a “setback, not a defeat.” continue reading »

Today the Senate Ratified the START Treaty- What is it?

Today the Senate Ratified the START Treaty- What is it?

With the Senates ratification of the new START treaty, bipartisan endorsement is given to the pact, which President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed in Prague in April. continue reading »

Minorities More Likely to be Occasional Smokers

Minorities More Likely to be Occasional Smokers

Though the anti-smoking efforts have been successful in lowering the smoking rate in California, a new study shows that the number of occasional or non-daily smokers has nearly doubled. continue reading »

No SAG or Golden Globe for Bardem. Is the Biutiful star ‘Bardoomed’ in the U.S.?

No SAG or Golden Globe for Bardem. Is the Biutiful star ‘Bardoomed’ in the U.S.?

Both the Golden Globes and the SAG's (Screen Actors Guild Awards) have challenged expectations and media buzz by failing to nominate Spanish actor Javier Bardem for a Best Actor award for his 'Role in Biutiful.' continue reading »

Hotel Migrante Welcomes Deportees, Struggles to Accommodate Increased Numbers

Hotel Migrante Welcomes Deportees, Struggles to Accommodate Increased Numbers

With U.S. Border Patrol dropping off buses of deportees at the border, and nearly 400,000 people deported last year, one has to wonder, what happens to them? continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS: Former Argentine Dictator Videla (85 yrs) Sentenced to Life for Torture and Murder

BREAKING NEWS: Former Argentine Dictator Videla (85 yrs) Sentenced to Life for Torture and Murder

Former Argentine dictator, Jorge Videla, has been sentenced to life for his crimes against humanity during his dictatorship from 1976 through 1983. continue reading »

Bogus Barbie Apprehended at Border- No Word on Ken

Bogus Barbie Apprehended at Border- No Word on Ken

Two truckloads of Bogus Barbie Dolls have been confiscated at the El Paso Border. The US Customs officials have contacted Mattel and indeed the dolls are counterfeit. "The importers paid more than $30,000 for these items. However, the domestic value of this shipment could easily be eight to 10 times that total," said Ana Hinojosa, local director of field operations for U.S. Customs and Border Protection. continue reading »

LULAC, NAACP File Discrimination Complaint Against Texas Curriculum

LULAC, NAACP File Discrimination Complaint Against Texas Curriculum

In federal court, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is alleging that social studies classes in Texas discriminate against African-Americans and other minorities. continue reading »