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STUDY:  Young Latino Men Face High Mortality Rate from Car Accidents and Homicide

An exhaustive study by the Yale School of Medicine shows that young Latino men are dying at a significantly higher rate due in great part to car crashes and homicides, versus their non-Latino peers. continue reading »

Japanese Car Makers Preferred Amongst Most Hispanics

Japanese Car Makers Preferred Amongst Most Hispanics

Toyota, Honda and Nissan dominate new vehicle preferences among Hispanics in the U.S., according to Polk. The three companies account for 46.4 percent of the Hispanic m continue reading »

Adios, Larry. After 25 Years  “Larry King Live” Leaves the Air

Adios, Larry. After 25 Years “Larry King Live” Leaves the Air

After 53 years in broadcasting and 25 years on "Larry King Live", Larry King is having his final show Thursday. At 77, King announced that he would "hang up his nightly suspenders" and after around 50,000 interviews throughout his broadcasting career and 6,000 show for CNN, that's precisely what he will do. continue reading »

LULAC Lawsuit Against Arizona’s SB1070 Dismissed

LULAC Lawsuit Against Arizona’s SB1070 Dismissed

U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton has dismissed LULAC’s challenge of Arizona’s immigration law SB 1070. Last July, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) filed a lawsuit claiming continue reading »

Does the Senate Need A Big Kick to Bring DREAM Act to Vote?

A lot of our readers keep asking us when will the Senate bring the DREAM Act to a vote. Will it be this week, next week or on Christmas Day? continue reading »

The Sun Crowns Kim Kardashian Best Rear over J-Lo’s

The Sun Crowns Kim Kardashian Best Rear over J-Lo’s

Come visit our ¿Amigo ó Enemigo? section as we analyze and dissect what is said by and about Hispanics and Latinos. continue reading »

HERE WE GO AGAIN:  Proposed Arizona Bill to Target U.S.-born Children of Undocumented

HERE WE GO AGAIN:  Proposed Arizona Bill to Target U.S.-born Children of Undocumented

In an attempt to challenge “birthright citizenship”, Arizona’s Legislature, with support from at least a dozen other states, is drafting a new bill and now pushing buttons once again. continue reading »

Colombia’s Own Katrina: Rupture of Dique Canal (VIDEO)

Colombia’s Own Katrina: Rupture of Dique Canal (VIDEO)

The heavy rainfalls that have caused state of emergency in Venezuela and northern Colombia, have caused a canal that connects the coastal city of Cartagena with the Magdalena river to rupture and submerge half of the state of Atlántico under close to 3 thousand million daily cubic feet of water. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG:  Bags with Human Remains Left Throughout Guadalajara

NARCO BLOG:  Bags with Human Remains Left Throughout Guadalajara

Several bags of human remains were abandoned in the Colonia Miravalle, in Guadalajara, Mexico the Narco Blog is reporting. continue reading »

Rarely Granted Private Immigration Bills Passed by Government

Rarely Granted Private Immigration Bills Passed by Government

Two Japanese citizens were granted U.S. legal status after Congress passed two separate (and rare) private immigration bills. When private bills are granted, it is usually to give relief to specific individuals or companies when all other options have been exhausted. continue reading »

Santana, Willie Nelson, Alberto Cortez and Others Support Immigration Reform Through Song (VIDEO)

Santana, Willie Nelson, Alberto Cortez and Others Support Immigration Reform Through Song (VIDEO)

How to get huge artists like Carlos Santana, Los Lonely Boys, Alberto Cortez, Alex Lora from El Tri and Willie Nelson in a recording studio for free? continue reading »

Mexican Catholic Church Calls for Christmas Truce Amongst Drug Cartels

Mexican Catholic Church Calls for Christmas Truce Amongst Drug Cartels

Cardinal Juan Sandoval Iniguez of Guadalajara, Mexico has called upon drug traffickers to cease their violence, especially during the Christmas season. continue reading »

Dear Abby: 12/16/10- Readers Give Dear Abby Their Advice

Dear Abby: 12/16/10- Readers Give Dear Abby Their Advice

JOURNALS SPANNING 22 YEARS WILL BE THE GIFT OF A LIFETIME continue reading »

Latino Hotel Association First Hotel Franchise Forum a HIT

Latino Hotel Association First Hotel Franchise Forum a HIT

Officials of the Latino Hotel Association (LHA), the global organization dedicated to expanding Latino ownership, leadership and commerce in the hotel industry, today announced the successful completion of "Hotel Franchising," continue reading »

Horoscopes for Thursday December 16th, 2010

Horoscopes for Thursday December 16th, 2010

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Hallee Hirsh, 23; Benjamin Bratt, 47; Sam Robards, 49; Billy Gibbons, 61 Happy Birthday: Concentrate on your home and what needs to be done to make your life better. It's important to take action, instead of just thinking about it. Helping others will make you feel good and will broaden your outlook. It's never too late to make a change that will better your lifestyle. Your numbers are 2, 6, 21, 25, 28, 36, 43 continue reading »