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Wake Up:  You Have a Rat on Your Face - Perils of Riding Subway (VIDEO)

Wake Up:  You Have a Rat on Your Face - Perils of Riding Subway (VIDEO)

Yes there are dangers to riding the subway let alone in a big city, you have to worry about pick pockets, getting trampled but sometime it just peaceful enough to take a nap. continue reading »

UPDATE: New Information Released About Arrested Border Patrol Agent, Had Secret Room

Earlier this week, Border Patrol agent Marcos Gerardo Manzano Jr. was arrested for reportedly harboring his father, an unauthorized immigrant. Upon investigation of Manzano's home, however, it was discovered that Manzano Jr. was not only allowing his father to reside in his home, but other suspected undocumented immigrants as well. continue reading »

Fix The Senate: A Call for Filibuster Reform Hits the Floor

Fix The Senate: A Call for Filibuster Reform Hits the Floor

The filibuster is why health care reform didn't contain a public health care option similar to Medicare; it's why no meaningful climate legislation was passed; why even non-controversial judges were denied confirmation despite a crisis in the judiciary; and why even the bipartisan DREAM Act wasn't even brought to the floor. continue reading »

No Señor those Aren’t Thunder Thighs, It’s a Quarter Million Dollars $$$ of Cocaine

No Señor those Aren’t Thunder Thighs, It’s a Quarter Million Dollars $$$ of Cocaine

A CBP officer referred the vehicle and both females to secondary for further inspection. During a secondary inspection,officers seized three packages of alleged cocaine hidden continue reading »

Undocumented.tv Set to Launch Next Week - Get Ready for the Uproar (VIDEO)

Undocumented.tv Set to Launch Next Week - Get Ready for the Uproar (VIDEO)

Undocumented.tv is a media-driven, social-action movement seeking to inspire and mobilize young Evangelical Christians towards championing the needs of immigrants continue reading »

Breast Implant Procedures in Argentina Under the Radar for Tax Evasion

Breast Implant Procedures in Argentina Under the Radar for Tax Evasion

Tax authorities in Argentina say that based on the number of breast implants imported between 2008-2009, Argentine plastic surgeons have cheated the treasury out of close to $10 million in revenue. continue reading »

Walls of Water and Mud Sweep Through Rio de Janeiro, Killing 350 with Many Missing

Walls of Water and Mud Sweep Through Rio de Janeiro, Killing 350 with Many Missing

At least 350 people have died and scores of people are missing when walls of earth and water hit the northern mountain regions of Rio de Janeiro yesterday. continue reading »

6 Charged For Conspiring to Provide Weapons to Supposed Colombian Terrorists

6 Charged For Conspiring to Provide Weapons to Supposed Colombian Terrorists

A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) investigation into an international weapons trafficking organization operating in the United States and Central and South America has lead to the arrest of six individuals in Colombia charged in the Southern District of Florida. continue reading »

Beatification of John Paul II: One Step Closer as Miracle is Recognized (VIDEO)

Beatification of John Paul II: One Step Closer as Miracle is Recognized (VIDEO)

Vatican officials have concluded that a miraculous healing credited to the intercession of Pope John Paul II is authentic. The decision clears the way for the Church to declare the late Pope “blessed,” the final stage on the road to sainthood. The Pope’s beatification could take place as early as April 2 continue reading »

Mississippi’s Arizona Style SB 1070  Bill Faces Uphill Battle

Mississippi’s Arizona Style SB 1070 Bill Faces Uphill Battle

Public Safety Commissioner Stephen Simpson was called upon to give his opinion on an immigration bill that, if passed and signed into law, would let law enforcement officers in Mississippi demand proof of citizenship from drivers stopped for traffic violations. continue reading »

Nickelodeon Latin America Begins Production on GRACHI

Nickelodeon Latin America Begins Production on GRACHI

Nickelodeon Latin America announced the start of production on GRACHI, the network's fourth original telenovela which will be shot in Miami. continue reading »

UN Marks One-Year Anniversary of Haiti Earthquake

UN Marks One-Year Anniversary of Haiti Earthquake

On the one-year anniversary of the earthquake which devastated Haiti, the United Nations is today remembering the disaster’s victims in memorial events in Port-au-Prince, New York and elsewhere around the world. continue reading »

Argentina to Strengthen Electricity Network in Certain Parts of Country

Argentina to Strengthen Electricity Network in Certain Parts of Country

Argentina will improve the reliability and security of electricity services in 18 provinces with a $120 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). continue reading »

POLL:  Most Voters View AZ Shootings as Random Violence, Not Political

POLL:  Most Voters View AZ Shootings as Random Violence, Not Political

Americans have closely followed news stories about the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and the killing of six others in Arizona on Saturday, and most don’t feel politics was the cause of it. continue reading »

Ron Rivera is the new Head Coach of the Carolina Panthers

Ron Rivera is the new Head Coach of the Carolina Panthers

Ron Rivera, who was an assistant coach for more than ten years, and was turned down by eight different teams for the head coach position, was named the head coach of the Carolina Panthers – becoming the first Latino to lead a team in 16 years in the league since Tom Flores, who won two Super Bowls. Flores hasn't coached since 1994. continue reading »