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CAPTURED:  Fugitives Accused of Murdering Social Activist Rodrigo Rosenberg in Guatemala

Guatemalan officials announced the capture of brothers implicated in the freakish murder of social activist lawyer, Rodrigo Rosenberg continue reading »

FIFA Apologizes to England and Mexico- Instant Replay not being Considered

FIFA Apologizes to England and Mexico- Instant Replay not being Considered

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has apologized to Mexico and England for refereeing errors at this years World Cup and says he will reopen the discussion about the use of goal line technology in soccer. continue reading »

Se Declara Culpable un Estadounidense por la Muerte de un Ecuatoriano

El estadounidense Keith Phoenix, fue declarado culpable el lunes por el homicidio de un inmigrante ecuatoriano, en un crimen de intolerancia por la muerte de José Sucuzhañay. continue reading »

El Presidente de Siria Visitá a Chávez

El presidente Hugo Chávez le dio la bienvenida a su aliado, Bashar Assad, presidente de Siria y discutieron a plenitud el balance de poder en el Medio Oriente. continue reading »

18 States threaten their own versions of SB 1070

Lawmakers or Candidates from nearly 20 other states say they want to follow in Arizona’s footsteps with sweeping new immigration laws. continue reading »

Tropical Storm Alex moves toward Mexico

Tropical Storm Alex moves toward Mexico

The US National Hurricane Center in Miami has predicted that tropical Storm Alex will grow into a hurricane sometime Tuesday. With sustained winds near 70 mph it is headed towards the us-Mexico border at the mouth of the Rio Grande. continue reading »

Mexican Gubernatorial Front Runner Assasinated

Mexican Gubernatorial Front Runner Assasinated

The Institutional Revoluntionary Party (PRI) front-running candidate for Governor for the state of Tamaulipas, Rodolfe Torre’s, 46, was killed when his campaign vehicle was ambushed. continue reading »

President Calderón’s War on Narcotics has Triggered More Violence

President Calderon's initiative to combat narcotrafficking in Mexico has upset the balance of power in the area. In the study "Statistical Analysis and Visualization of the Drug War in Mexico," Diego Valle analyzes the positive correlation continue reading »

Well Known Banda Singer Sergio “El Shaka” Vega Ambushed in Mexico

Well Known Banda Singer Sergio “El Shaka” Vega Ambushed in Mexico

Mexican banda singer, Sergio “El Shaka” Vega was killed as he was driving to a concert; he is the latest in a string of killings amongst Mexican regional singers performing 'narcocorrido" ballads. continue reading »

Otro Accidente de Bus en Bolivia Resulta en 28 Muertos y 44 Heridos

En menos de una semana dos accidentes de bus han provocado la muerte de 40 personas, en las areas cercanas de Cochabamba en Bolivia. continue reading »

US Supreme Court agrees to hear challenge of 2007 Arizona Law.

US Supreme Court agrees to hear challenge of 2007 Arizona Law.

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed today to hear challenges on a 2007 Arizona law that punishes employers who knowingly hire illegal immigrants. The Legal Arizona Workers Act suspends or revokes a company’s license to do business if they knowingly hire illegal immigrants. In addition, employers must use an electronic verification system to check the work authorization status of employees through federal records. continue reading »

Identity Theft Criminals are Targeting the Puerto Rican Community

Identity Theft Criminals are Targeting the Puerto Rican Community

Puerto Ricans are the ideal victims for identity theft criminals because of the feasibility to obtain their documents. Many Puerto Ricans have been affected by the document-fraud scheme to hide illegal immigrants in the United States. continue reading »

Immigration Rights Activist Push for Reform at a Grassroots Level

Immigration Rights Activist Push for Reform at a Grassroots Level

Immigration activist gathered at the U.S. Social Forum this past Thursday to discuss several resolutions during the grassroots, People's Movement Assembly. continue reading »

Colombian Head of Assembly Seriously Wounded in Violent Attack

Colombian Head of Assembly Seriously Wounded in Violent Attack

Jhon Jaime Moncada Ospina, the president of the Medellin city assembly, sustained five bullet wounds in the chest, when gunmen ambushed Mr. Moncada's car. continue reading »

Ecuador Removed from List of Country’s with Risky Financial Systems

Ecuador announced that its financial and banking system is no longer considered risky and a threat to global financial system. continue reading »