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Colombia Touts Latin America as Part of Solution for Global UN Goals

Colombia Touts Latin America as Part of Solution for Global UN Goals

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, at the gathering of world leaders at the UN General Assembly, promoted the vital role that the resources of Latin America can play in achieving many of the global goals that the United Nations has set, from providing food to fighting climate change. continue reading »

Get Ready for Free Museum Day in the U.S.

Get Ready for Free Museum Day in the U.S.

Today is Museum Day an annual event hosted by Smithsonian Media in which participating museums across the country open their doors for free to anyone continue reading »

Deportation of Undocumented Mexican Called Off

Deportation of Undocumented Mexican Called Off

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano cancelled the deportation of an undocumented Mexican who has been living more than 20 years in southern Arizona, officials said Thursday. continue reading »

WEEKLY FEATURE:  Coco Loco Latinos of the Week

WEEKLY FEATURE:  Coco Loco Latinos of the Week

It’s time to identify our Coco Loco Latinos of the week and our choices range from the delusional to the D-listed to the detained. Starting with the delusional, we can start nowhere else but with J-Lo. Jenny on the Block like the bed bugs in New York keeps resurfacing even when continue reading »

Christina Aguilera to be World Hunger Relief Ambassador

Christina Aguilera to be World Hunger Relief Ambassador

Yum! Brands announced today the launch of World Hunger Relief featuring global spokesperson and new World Food Programme (WFP) Ambassador Against Hunger, Christina Aguilera. World Hunger Relief is the world’s largest private continue reading »

Immigrant Smuggler Receives 57 Years Prison Sentence

Paulino Rios Ledesma, 41, of Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico, was sentenced to 57 years in federal prison Wednesday by U.S. District Court Judge Frank R. Zapata. On April 15, 2010, a federal jury found Rios-Ledesma guilty for his role in holding 31 people hostage at a drop house in Tucson. Followin continue reading »

RELAX this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

RELAX this weekend with a Latin American natural wonder. Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

Coming To Your Local Bookstore: ‘El Chapo’ Biography

Coming To Your Local Bookstore: ‘El Chapo’ Biography

The biography of the most wanted Mexican drug lord, Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, written by journalist Malcolm Beith is now available at your local bookstores. The biography details El Chapo’s beginnings in Sinaloa to his rise as one of Mexico’s most well known drug lords. continue reading »

UPDATE:  Stephen Colbert Testifies at Capital Hill with ‘No Hablo Inglés’ Quip (VIDEO)

UPDATE:  Stephen Colbert Testifies at Capital Hill with ‘No Hablo Inglés’ Quip (VIDEO)

UPDATE: Stephen Colbert, host of Comedy Central's The Colbert Report, arrived at Capital Hill in character and ready to talk about migrant workers, that is until Rep. John Conyers asked him to leave before the Congressional hearing even got started. continue reading »

US Hispanic Chamber Introduces Million Dollar Club

US Hispanic Chamber Introduces Million Dollar Club

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) today introduced the Million Dollar Club at its 31st Annual National Convention & Business Expo being held in Dallas, Texas. continue reading »

New Kid on The Block: Spanish Language TV Network Telefutura Moving Up in Ratings

New Kid on The Block: Spanish Language TV Network Telefutura Moving Up in Ratings

TeleFutura, one of the newer Spanish-language networks in the U.S. announced today that it finished the 2009/2010 Season with a record performance in the network's history during Spanish-language primetime among all key demographics. continue reading »

Argentina to Boost its Agricultural Sector

Argentina to Boost its Agricultural Sector

Argentina, one of the world’s top four food exporters, will further boost sustainable growth of its agricultural sector by developing new technologies supporting small- and mid-sized producers, and implementing environmental sustainability improvements. continue reading »

Not Good When Norteños Channel ‘Black Eyed Peas’

When hearing Calor Norteño's tex-mex, Spanish language version of the Black Eyed Peas "I Got a Feeling" you realize certain things are better off left alone. The groups rendition titled "Tengo un Sentimiento" continue reading »

Contempla México Nuevas Sanciones Contra EU

El secretario de Economía indicó que habrá multas si continúa la negativa de permitir el ingreso de camiones de carga mexicanos continue reading »

Mexican Mayor Killed While Seven Killed in Acapulco Shootout

The fourth mayor of a Mexican city has been killed in a month, this time in a town outside of Monterrey, Mexico. Mayor Prisciliano Rodriguez, continue reading »