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Early Christmas in Real Madrid. Santa Brought the Kids Brand New Audi Cars!

Early Christmas in Real Madrid. Santa Brought the Kids Brand New Audi Cars!

German auto-maker Audi gave early Christmas presents to players of the Spanish soccer club Real Madrid, who they sponsor. continue reading »

Toyota Reaches Out to Minority-Owned Businesses

Toyota Reaches Out to Minority-Owned Businesses

Toyota Motor held its 21st Opportunity Exchange (OE) event at the Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati yesterday. Opportunity Exchange, one of the largest minority business events in the country, facilitates a networking business environment between minority busines continue reading »

20 U.S. Cities Recognized for Best Immigrant Integration Programs, Offers Tips to Others

20 U.S. Cities Recognized for Best Immigrant Integration Programs, Offers Tips to Others

The National League of Cities, which represents 1,600 member cities and 49 state municipal leagues, has released a report with its list of the nation’s top 20 cities for integrating immigrants into local communities. continue reading »

Women Living at Border Stage Hunger Strike While Protesting in Front of White House (VIDEO)

A group of women, all part of a grassroots organization, are protesting in front of the White House and staging a hunger strike to bring attention to the lack of economic security at the U.S.-Mexico border. continue reading »

U.S. to Attend Global Forum on Migration in Mexico

Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Eric P. Schwartz will represent the United States at the Fourth Meeting of the Global Forum of Migration and Development in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico starting today. continue reading »

Texas Immigration Bill Mirrors Arizona Bill- SB 1070

Texas Immigration Bill Mirrors Arizona Bill- SB 1070

“Representative Riddle’s filing of these bills will only add to the current Texas budget deficit,” said LULAC National President Margaret Moran. “Texas has long been a state where common sense prevails over grandstanding and legislative extremes of any sort have almost been defeated. The Texas taxpayers expect better. Copycatting other legislation only illustrates a lack of vision on her part.” continue reading »

Barking Up the Wrong Tree: Costa Rica’s Proposed Surgical Method to Quiet Loud Dogs (BILINGUAL)

Barking Up the Wrong Tree: Costa Rica’s Proposed Surgical Method to Quiet Loud Dogs (BILINGUAL)

Controversy is raging in San José, Costa Rica after Ms. Irina Selyukova, director of the regional Health Ministry chapter ordered a senior woman to take her five dogs to the vet to have their vocal chords removed, before the end of the month. continue reading »

New Hispanic Drug Prevention Campaign Launched

New Hispanic Drug Prevention Campaign Launched

The Partnership at Drugfree.org today unveils TV and radio spots as part of its 2010 national Spanish-language multimedia public service and prevention campaign aimed at thwarting drug use among Latino youth. continue reading »

Mexican 3D Developer Talks About “Call of Duty: Black Ops” RELEASED TODAY

Mexican 3D Developer Talks About “Call of Duty: Black Ops” RELEASED TODAY

"Black Ops," the seventh installment of the "Call of Duty" franchise produced by Activision and developed by Treyarch, has been released today, in 3D, and in multiple platforms. The 3D developer is Mexican Roberto Sanchez. continue reading »

Telemundo’s mun2 #1 Cable Choice for Young Latinos

Telemundo’s mun2 #1 Cable Choice for Young Latinos

Continuing its upward ratings climb, mun2, pronounced ‘moon dos’, recorded its best month in the network’s history in October 2010 during Monday through Sunday primetime, according to Nielsen Media Research. The cable channel launched in 2001 as part of Telemundo cable owned by NBC. continue reading »

Cultural Exchanges Continue Between U.S. and Cuba In Spite of Embargo

The American Ballet Theater, performed in Cuba twice last week as part of the 22nd International Ballet Festival and in spite of stalled Congressional debate regarding lifting the 40 year old embargo. continue reading »

DOJ Swears In New Immigration Judges

DOJ Swears In New Immigration Judges

Acting Deputy Attorney General Gary G. Grindler recently invested 23 new immigration judges during a ceremony held at the Executive Office for Immigration Review’s (EOIR) headquarters, marking a roughly continue reading »

UNICEF Warns of Dangers Facing Migrant Children from Latin America

UNICEF Warns of Dangers Facing Migrant Children from Latin America

A new United Nations study warns of the perils of abuse and exploitation that threaten migrant children from Latin America and calls for policies to protect their rights. continue reading »

Filming of Twilight in Brazil Upsets Locals, not Many “Twi-Hard” Fans Here

Filming of Twilight in Brazil Upsets Locals, not Many “Twi-Hard” Fans Here

Locals set fire to a porta-potty used by the film crew before taking to the streets to express their fury at the restricted access to their homes due to filming. continue reading »

Singer Luis Miguel Can’t Stand Shakira. See Why and Tell us What you Think.

Singer Luis Miguel Can’t Stand Shakira. See Why and Tell us What you Think.

Colombian singer Shakira, dissed Mexican legend Luis Miguel and the two are no longer on speaking terms. continue reading »