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Renown U.S. Universities Seeking Relationship with Mexican Counterparts to Help Solve Border Issues

Renown U.S. Universities Seeking Relationship with Mexican Counterparts to Help Solve Border Issues

At the meeting of the Association of American Universities, leaders from the most renowned U.S. universities reached out to their Mexican counterparts to establish partnerships to solve U.S.-Mexico border issues. continue reading »

California’s Proposition 19 Not Supported by Mexican Government

California’s Proposition 19 Not Supported by Mexican Government

Mexico’s President Calderon is opposed to California’s Prop 19 on legalizing Cannabis. Calderon has said he believes the legalization of marijuana is a dangerous experiment that would undermine the Us and Mexican efforts to control the powerful narco traffickers. continue reading »

Join SBA WebChat for Small Business Owners

Tomorrow, Monday, October 25th from 1:00pm to 2:00pm (CST) the Small Business Administration (SBA) will host an informative web chat focusing on regulatory fairness for small business owners. continue reading »

Ecuadorean Man wins Spain’s First Siesta Championship-VIDEO

Ecuadorean Man wins Spain’s First Siesta Championship-VIDEO

A 62-year-old unemployed security worker Pedro Soria Lopez edged out the runner up in the contest by sleeping 17 minutes and snoring that was measured at 70 decibels (the noise of someone talking loudly). No small task, as he was “siesta-ing” in the middle of a busy Madrid shopping center. continue reading »

Mexican Doctors Protest Violence and Murders at the Border

Mexican Doctors Protest Violence and Murders at the Border

Yesterday, hundreds of medical personnel from the violence-plagued-city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico staged a three-hour work stoppage to protest the violence in the city that never seems to abate. continue reading »

Latinos More Likely to Use Cell Phones to Obtain Health Advice

There are now more than 250,000 apps available for the iPhone, more than 30,000 such apps for smartphones running Android, and several thousand for those who have Blackberry devices. continue reading »

Rum Beats out Pisco for Number One in Spirits in Chile, Beer tops Beverage Preference

Rum Beats out Pisco for Number One in Spirits in Chile, Beer tops Beverage Preference

Pisco has been number one in Chile for many years but Rum has just surpassed it in popularity. Chile’s alcohol market has been experiencing a shift, as Rum sales (9.2%) just inched past pisco sales (8.9%) for the first time. continue reading »

ELECTION:  Republican Sen. David Vitter Ads: Anti-Immigration Phobia at Its Worse (VIDEO)

ELECTION:  Republican Sen. David Vitter Ads: Anti-Immigration Phobia at Its Worse (VIDEO)

Republican Senator David Vitter is the incumbent candidate from Louisiana that appears to be poised to win his seat again. The amazing aspect of this particular election is the candidate was tied to a dead madam continue reading »

Ciudad Juarez Massacre Leaves 13 Young Partygoers Dead

Ciudad Juarez Massacre Leaves 13 Young Partygoers Dead

Late Friday 13 young partygoers were killed and 15 injured when two vehicles pulled up to them in a residential neighbor in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico and opened fire. This attacked comes on the heals of a similar attack on October 17 in the same town that left 7 dead. continue reading »

Chilean Miners Set to Offer Mass of Thanks for Their Rescue

Chilean Miners Set to Offer Mass of Thanks for Their Rescue

This Monday, October 25th, the 33 rescued Chilean miners will gather once again to offer a mass of Thanksgiving presided over by the president of the Chilean Bishops’ Conference, Bishop Alejandro Goic. continue reading »

Another Mexican Grupero Musician Executed in Mexico (VIDEO)

Another Mexican Grupero Musician Executed in Mexico (VIDEO)

Well known Mexican Grupero musician, Fabian Ortega Piñon was killed in Chihuahua, Mexico in the town of Guerrero. The 28 year-old singer’s body was found with two other unidentified bodies and were bullet-ridden. continue reading »

Jennifer Lopez and Her Twins Star in Gucci’s New Ad Campaign

Jennifer Lopez and Her Twins Star in Gucci’s New Ad Campaign

Ending weeks of speculation, J.Lo will star alongside her twins in Gucci’s latest campaign. Jennifer Lopez and her two-year-old twins are the stars of Gucci's campaign for its new childrens collection. continue reading »

ELECTION:  Democrats Spending $1 Million on Spanish Language Ads (VIDEO)

ELECTION:  Democrats Spending $1 Million on Spanish Language Ads (VIDEO)

This week Democrats announced they are spending $1 million on Spanish language ads featuring President Barack Obama in this last critical week before mid-term elections. This Spanish language ad buy is the largest one made by the Democrats thus far. continue reading »

ELECTION:  Latino Electoral Influence Holding Both Parties Accountable

ELECTION:  Latino Electoral Influence Holding Both Parties Accountable

Whether Latino voter turnout is high or low, their influence will register in the 2010 midterms because this time, attention is squarely focused on whether they vote, rather than for whom they vote. It is all but a foregone conclusion that the vast majority of Latino voters will support Democrats. After years of escalating and egregious political scapegoating, few Latinos consider the GOP a viable option. continue reading »

U.S. State Department Prepares for Diplomatic Trip to Colombia and Mexico

U.S. State Department Prepares for Diplomatic Trip to Colombia and Mexico

The U.S. State Department will begin an official visit to Colombia and Mexico on Monday, October 25. continue reading »