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Immigration Remains Top Issue with Hispanic Voters

Polls are indicating that immigration remains a top issue amongst Latino voters, a trend that started back in 2007. Latino Decision, the poll taker, also uncovered a trend that showed a direct link to government distrust in states that have anti-migratory policies. continue reading »

Rate of Hispanic Children Living in Poverty Highest in a Decade

Rate of Hispanic Children Living in Poverty Highest in a Decade

The Census’s most recent data reveals that of all racial and ethnic groups, Latinos experienced the largest one-year increase in poverty in 2009. The number of Hispanic families with children in poverty continue reading »

Woman Becomes Naturalized Citizen at 101

Woman Becomes Naturalized Citizen at 101

In 1909 President Taft was planting 2,000 cherry trees from Tokyo, Zapata’s agrarian revolt began, beginning Mexico’s independence from Spain, the NAACP was founded, concrete was just being poured for the Panama Canal, and Eulalia Garcia-Maturey was born continue reading »

Watch “Rage Against the Machine” Play a Song for the Chilean Miners (BILINGUAL)

Watch “Rage Against the Machine” Play a Song for the Chilean Miners (BILINGUAL)

Zack de La Rocha performed in Spanish "The Song of the Miner" by Chilean poet Victor Jara at the "Maquinaria Festival" in Santiago, Chile. continue reading »

SUCCESS- Miners Rescued One by One. LIVE VIDEO

SUCCESS- Miners Rescued One by One. LIVE VIDEO

Cheers erupted as the first of the miners reached the surface, since then 12 miners have ascended from the mine. Last nights rescue was broadcast live to the entire world with 1600 media people covering the event. Cheers erupted as the first of the miners reached the surface, since then 11 miners have ascended from the mine. continue reading »

Colombia One of Five New Member Nations to UN Security Council

The United Nations General Assembly today elected Colombia, Germany, India, Portugal and South Africa to serve on the Security Council for two-year terms, beginning 1 January 2011. continue reading »

¿Si ó No? Million Dollar Butt-Cheeks (VIDEO)

¿Si ó No? Million Dollar Butt-Cheeks (VIDEO)

A less then luscious Latino man, Juan Rodriquez, streaked at President Obama’s weekend rally in the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia hoping to earn a $1.0 million in prize money. The 24-year old resident continue reading »

Trapped Chilean Miners Are Going Hollywood

While the first Chilean miner is expected to be breathing fresh air by this afternoon they are all expecting to profit from their ordeal – Hollywood style. continue reading »

Large Discriminatory Case Settled with Large Coca-Cola Bottler

The U.S. Labor Department has determined that the second largest Coca-Cola bottler discriminated against African-American and Hispanic job applicants. continue reading »

La Tormenta Tropical “Paula” se Convierte en el Noveno Huracán de la Temporada

El Centro Nacional de Huracanes de los Estados Unidos indicó en su boletín de las 11.00 GMT del día de hoy que 'Paula' es un ciclón de categoría uno en la escala de intensidad de Saffir-Simpson, de un máximo de cinco, y está localizado a 310 kilómetros al sur-oriente de Cozumel, en la península del Yucatán, presentando vientos máximos sostenidos de 120 kilómetros por hora y desplazándose en dirección noroeste con una velocidad de traslación de 17 kilómetros por hora. continue reading »

Dios Mio…Spanish Language Television Coming to Iran!

Iran launches Spanish language television to "explain ideological legitimacy"of the Islamic system. continue reading »

Mexican President Calderon Spending Day in Juarez – Country’s Most Violent City

Mexican President Calderon Spending Day in Juarez – Country’s Most Violent City

In a show of bravado and good will, Mexican President Felipe Calderon is spending the day in Juarez, Chihuahua – dubbed the Most Violent City in the World. continue reading »

‘No Hablo Español’ Brian Sandoval Accused of Hiring Undocumented Maid - Can He Get Elected?

‘No Hablo Español’ Brian Sandoval Accused of Hiring Undocumented Maid - Can He Get Elected?

News reports are coming out of Nevada that Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Sandoval hired an undocumented housekeeper who has since become a U.S. continue reading »

If Your Drive to Work is Not as Exciting as it Should be…

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Presidente Mexicano Llama a un Pacto Para Acabar con la Pobreza Antes de los Próximos 5 Años

Presidente Mexicano Llama a un Pacto Para Acabar con la Pobreza Antes de los Próximos 5 Años

Con el objetivo de solucionar dentro de los próximos cinco años los espeluznantes problemas pobreza que doblegan a 43 millones de personas en México (un índice que representa un demoledor 40% de la población) el gobierno congregó a todos los sectores de la nación a unirse en un pacto. continue reading »