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Christina Aguilera To Sing the Star Spangled Banner on Super Bowl XLV

Christina Aguilera To Sing the Star Spangled Banner on Super Bowl XLV

"I am really excited to be part of such an iconic event," said Aguilera, who is no stranger to the Super Bowl: She was the half-time act of Super Bowl XXXV. continue reading »

Disparity in Medical Research Participation Amongst Hispanics Persists

Amid concerns over recent research highlighting that clinical trial participation among Hispanics and Latinos is disproportionately low compared to their percentage of the U.S. continue reading »

Chilean President Sebastián Piñera Runs Out of Gas - LITERALLY  (VIDEO)

Chilean President Sebastián Piñera Runs Out of Gas - LITERALLY (VIDEO)

Citizens of Quilicura Bajo, a small town in South Chile had an unexpected visitor precariously land a helicopter on the side of the road. continue reading »

Where’s the Beef? Not at Taco Bell, Accused of Stuffing Us with Faux Taco Meat

Where’s the Beef? Not at Taco Bell, Accused of Stuffing Us with Faux Taco Meat

We don’t know how many people are going to say ‘Yo Quiero Taco Bell’ after they learn Taco Bell is only using 36% beef or something close to beef in their beef tacos. Or as their critics allege in a class action law suit, 36% ‘meat filling’ which doesn’t meet the definition by the U.S. government of ‘beef’. continue reading »

Marijuana Cultivation Not Only Dangerous For Hunters, but Wildlife As Well

Marijuana Cultivation Not Only Dangerous For Hunters, but Wildlife As Well

Next time Californians go out hunting on public land they better beware of the gun-toting illegal marijuana growers. A panel of law enforcement at the 24th International Sportsmen’s Exposition at Cal Expo gave warning to hunters and stated that Mexican drug networks have turned to planting in the Mediterranean and California. continue reading »

Il St Supreme Ct Decision–Rahm’s Name to be on Chicago Mayoral Ballot Pending Resolution

Il St Supreme Ct Decision–Rahm’s Name to be on Chicago Mayoral Ballot Pending Resolution

The Illinois State Supreme Court issued a stay of the Appellate Court Order banning Rahm Emanuel’s name from the Chicago Mayoral Ballot. continue reading »

Latino Firefighter Allegedly Threated at Work, Called “Beaner”

Latino Firefighter Allegedly Threated at Work, Called “Beaner”

Monday, federal authorities were asked to sue the Houston Fire Department (HFD) after a Latino firefighter reported that he was being threatened at his station. continue reading »

Holy Mistaken Ethnicities, Batman!

Holy Mistaken Ethnicities, Batman!

In these times of WikiLeaks and bats dying en masse, news from the bat-cave has been leaked to the world, news concerning the two new bat-villains plaguing Gotham City, and we are not particularly pleased with these news. continue reading »

Mexico’s “Biutiful” and Javier Bardem- Latino Nominees at the 2011 Oscars

Mexico’s “Biutiful” and Javier Bardem- Latino Nominees at the 2011 Oscars

Following a cold response from American shows this Award season, Spanish Actor Javier Bardem is finally awarded a nomination for his gripping role in "Biutiful," and the movie is nominated for Best Foreign Film as well. continue reading »

Many Pets Who Survived Brazil’s Rains & Mudslides Find New Homes and Lots of Attention

Many Pets Who Survived Brazil’s Rains & Mudslides Find New Homes and Lots of Attention

The death toll continues to climb in Brazil as a result of the torrential rains and mudslides, 809 and climbing. In addition to human loss and property devastation approximately 500 pets died with another 300 living in shelters with their owners. continue reading »

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Welcomes Members of 112th Congress

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Welcomes Members of 112th Congress

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) and the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) welcomed Hispanic American members of the 112th Congress at a reception in early January continue reading »

Truck Driver that Killed 19 Illegal Aliens He Was Smuggling Sentenced to 34 yrs in Prison

Truck Driver that Killed 19 Illegal Aliens He Was Smuggling Sentenced to 34 yrs in Prison

The driver of the insulated tractor trailer used in a smuggling operation which left 19 aliens dead in the deadliest smuggling operation ever in the district was re-sentenced on Monday to 33 years and nine months imprisonment without the possibility of parole, continue reading »

Wyoming Imm. Bill called “Unfunded Mandate” by Police Auth, Bill Sponsor says “Tough”

Wyoming Imm. Bill called “Unfunded Mandate” by Police Auth, Bill Sponsor says “Tough”

Wyoming’s proposed House Bill 94 allows for Wyoming citizens to sue local and state officials for not fully enforcing federal immigration laws, with fines ranging from $500 to $5000 per day that enforcement is not in effect. continue reading »

North Carolina Woman Faces Slavery Related Charges of Illegal Immigrant (VIDEO)

North Carolina Woman Faces Slavery Related Charges of Illegal Immigrant (VIDEO)

Lucinda Shackleford , a north Charlotte woman, has been indicted on one count of forced labor and another charge accusing her of withholding the illegal immigrant's birth certificate in furtherance of slave trafficking. continue reading »

Brazilian Phishing Scam Targets MasterCard Rewards Program

Brazilian Phishing Scam Targets MasterCard Rewards Program

Security researchers warn of a new phishing attack that targets Brazilian credit card owners by spoofing e-mails from MasterCard’s Surpreenda (surprise) program. continue reading »