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Another Best Selling Song for Shakira (VIDEO)

The official song of World Cup 2010 is another best seller for Shakira who co-wrote and sang the song. “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)” has now become the best-selling World Cup song in history with over two million copies sold. continue reading »

Salvadoran President Announces 3rd Migrant Survived Mexican Massacre

Salvadoran President Announces 3rd Migrant Survived Mexican Massacre

Salvadoran President Mauricio Funes announced yesterday that a third man survived August’s massacre of 72 migrants in a ranch in Tamaulipas, Mexico. Mexico has confirmed that 77 migrants from Central and South American were kidnapped and held at the ranch either for ransom or to force them to work for drug cartels. Authorities believe the violent Zetas drug cartel kidnapped the individuals as they were heading toward the U.S. continue reading »

Economic Downturn Negatively Effecting Supplier Diversity & Minority Contracting Opportunities

Economic Downturn Negatively Effecting Supplier Diversity & Minority Contracting Opportunities

An under-reported fact of the faltering economy has been the negative effect on contracting opportunities for minority-and women-owned businesses. Corporations outsourcing and contracting protracted due to economic challenges and many minority firms felt the squeeze. continue reading »

Mexicana Defraudó a un Millón de Usuarios; Hoy dan Entrada al Concurso Mercantil

Mexicana de Aviación vendió más de 984 mil boletos por los que ya no proporcionó el servicio. Esto significa que enfrentará devoluciones por mil 549 millones 926 mil 302 pesos. continue reading »

24 year Old Colombian is Worlds Shortest Man

24 year Old Colombian is Worlds Shortest Man

Edward Nino Hernandez has just been officially certified by Guinness World Records as the world’s shortest living man. Edward is 27 inches /70 centimeters tall. continue reading »

Spanish Terrorist Group Declares Cease Fire and an End to its Violence Campaign (VIDEO)

Spanish Terrorist Group Declares Cease Fire and an End to its Violence Campaign (VIDEO)

The Basque Homeland and Freedom group (ETA), released a video stating its intentions to lay downs its guns and cease its terrorists activities three years after it resumed its violent fight for independence from Spain. continue reading »

Deadly Mudslides in Guatemala

Deadly Mudslides in Guatemala

Guatemalan officials are reporting at least 38 dead as a result of torrential rains that have triggered landslides in the country. President Alvaro Colom has declared a national emergency in the country. continue reading »

“We’re not going to take 10 or 12 or 14 million people and put them in jail or deport them.”

“We’re not going to take 10 or 12 or 14 million people and put them in jail or deport them.”

Republican Haley Barbour breaks from his party with his thoughts on immigration reform. With many Politicians on the right hopeful that raising illogical concerns over anchor babies or advocating for amending the constitution will help them in the upcoming elections, at least on Republican doesn’t think so. continue reading »

Emilio Navaira Returns to the Stage (VIDEO)

Emilio Navaira Returns to the Stage (VIDEO)

Last night Grammy-winner Tex-Mex singer Emilio Navaira made his official comeback as a guest performer of Clay Walker at the Whitewater Amphitheater in New Braunfels, Texas. continue reading »

Trapped Miners Hear from Other Survivors on One-Month Mark (VIDEO)

Trapped Miners Hear from Other Survivors on One-Month Mark (VIDEO)

Today marks the one-month anniversary since the cave-in cut off the miners escape route to the surface. A message of hope was what the Rugby players wanted to send to the 33-trapped Chilean miners. The Rugby players wanted to share their own story in hopes of giving the miners inspiration to help endure their wait. continue reading »

Celebrate Mexican Independence Las Vegas Style and Bring Mucho $$$$

Celebrate Mexican Independence Las Vegas Style and Bring Mucho $$$$

The world's hottest Latin artists and entertainers will soon be arriving in Las Vegas to celebrate Mexican Independence Day. Each year, thousands of visitors make their way to Las Vegas to enjoy its internationally famous entertainment and to take part in the cultural festivities surrounding the month-long celebration. continue reading »

Violence in Mexico Concentrated to 6% of the Country MX Government Reports

Violence in Mexico Concentrated to 6% of the Country MX Government Reports

The Mexican government is reporting that 80% of the 28,000 drug killings from 2006 through July 31 have been concentrated in just 6% of the country’s 2,456 municipalities. continue reading »

La UE Condena el Ataque de las FARC que Acabó con la Vida de 14 Policías

La responsable de política exterior y seguridad de la Unión Europea (UE), Catherine Ashton, ha condenado "en los términos más firmes" el asesinato de 14 policías en una emboscada de las FARC ocurrida en el municipio de Doncello (Colombia) el pasado 1 de septiembre. "Es por acciones brutales como ésta que las FARC (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia) están incluidas en la lista europea de organizaciones terroristas", aseguró la jefa de la diplomacia comunitaria, en un comunicado enviado a última hora de ayer. continue reading »

Mexican Plane Crash Kills Well-Known Politicians

Over the weekend a plane carrying several politicians from President Felipe Calderon's National Action Party (PAN) were killed. Congressman Gillermo Zavaleta and Juan Huerta and other local party leaders were amongst continue reading »

INC Top 10 Hispanic Entrepreneurs

INC Top 10 Hispanic Entrepreneurs

INC Top 10 Hispanic Entrepreneurs Inc Magazines list measures revenue growth from 2006 through 2009. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by June 30, 2006. Additionally, they had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent as of December 31, 2009. continue reading »