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Correa asistirá a la investidura de Santos tras recibir una invitación personal

Correa asistirá a la investidura de Santos tras recibir una invitación personal

Según Andes, Correa dijo que la canciller designada de Colombia, María Ángela Holguín, quien visitó el pasado lunes Quito, le entregó un mensaje personal escrito por Santos en el que lo invitaba a su investidura. continue reading »

Latinas Outraged over MAC’s New Fall Line

Latinas Outraged over MAC’s New Fall Line

Many Latinas Mac Cosmetic users are outraged over Mac’s new line of makeup due out this fall inspired by the town of Juarez, Mexico continue reading »

Pre-Columbian Discovery Made in Costa Rica

Pre-Columbian Discovery Made in Costa Rica

Maritza Gutierrez, Costa Rican archaeologist who heads the digs as the Tres Rios District announced the discovery of an 800-year-old, pre-Columbian burial ground with baskets full of human remains at a building site outside San Jose, National Museum Tuesday. continue reading »

Urge A Frontera Terapia Intensiva

Además de los más altos índices de violencia con miles de muertos, los estados de la frontera norte también registran la mayor prevalencia de consumo de drogas, casos de VIH/sida y obesidad en el país. continue reading »

California’s Whooping Cough Epidemic Claims Another Life , All Dead are Latino Infants

As of June, 2010 there have been 5 infant deaths all Latinos, 289 cases reported and 600 possible cases being investigated as California braces itself for an epidemic centered in its agricultural regions continue reading »

Mexican Government Aid Survivors of Tragic Daycare Fire

A little over a year ago Hermosillo, Mexico witnessed an untold tragedy: a daycare centre fire were 49 children and infants perished and over 100 injured. That day the President of Mexico, Felipe Calderon promised a thorough investigation and full government support. He delivered on both. continue reading »

Whale Watching Tourism Surges in Latin America

Whale Watching Tourism Surges in Latin America

Who would have thought whale watching could make such a vital socioeconomic contribution to Latin American Communities. This newly invented activity did not exist 40 years ago; it has been growing at an annual rate of 11.3 percent annually since 1998. continue reading »

Bolivia, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Paraguay and Peru join Mexico

Bolivia, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Paraguay and Peru join Mexico

Bolivia, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Paraguay and Peru filed separate motions this week to join Mexico in their legal filing against Arizona’s SB 1070 law. On July 1, a federal judge accepted Mexico’s filing in support of a lawsuit challenging continue reading »

AP-Univision Poll: Hispanics Hopeful Future

AP-Univision Poll: Hispanics Hopeful Future

Despite the 47 million Hispanics facing acute economic and political pressures in the nation they are hopeful for what the future may bring. A recent poll of more than 1,500 Latinos conducted by the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago revealed some surprising statistics. continue reading »

What Does an illegal Immigrant Look Like?

What Does an illegal Immigrant Look Like?

These people have agreed to have their photographs taken, some are illegal immigrants, and some are not. As the Arizona Law SB 1070 is set to take effect on July 29th, many fear the enforcement of the law will lead to racial profiling. It is true that the majority of illegal immigrants in Arizona are Hispanic: it is also true that most Hispanics in Arizona are NOT illegal immigrants, many with generations of citizenship with them. continue reading »

Where Hispanic Population Grows So Does Number of Hispanic-Owned Businesses

The number of Hispanic owned businesses is on the rise across the United States especially where their population is growing and that is in the southern belt of the country. The southern region of the U.S. is showing the fastest growth in Hispanic owned businesses especially in North Carolina and Arkansas paralleling strong Hispanic population growth. continue reading »

106-Year-Old Mexican Woman Becomes American Citizen

106-Year-Old Mexican Woman Becomes American Citizen

In Chicago, Ignacia Moya took the oath of citizenship this week. What is unique is that Maya is 106 years old having immigrated here from Mexico in the 1960’s. With her ability to learn English well enough to pass the test being hampered by hearing and eyesight problems, Moya persevered. She enlisted the help of Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) to help make her dream come true. Moya was issued a special waver for the test from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service. continue reading »

I’ll Be a Monkey’s Uncle:  Titi Monkey Thief Caught at Mexico City Airport

I’ll Be a Monkey’s Uncle:  Titi Monkey Thief Caught at Mexico City Airport

The sweet endangered titi monkey from Bolivian was making an entrance into Mexico which is cause for celebration except in was in someone’s pants. Sounds like a wild party but no such luck. Roberto Cabrera was caught with monkey’s in his pants when they belonged in the jungle. continue reading »

Dengue Fever Warning Issued for Americans Traveling to HONDURAS

Dengue Fever Warning Issued for Americans Traveling to HONDURAS

As a result of 21 dengue fever deaths in Honduras, the American Embassy there issued a warning to American’s; Honduras is one of several Latin American countries besieged by dengue outbreak this year. continue reading »

National Guard Troops Set to Arrive on Border August 1st

The National Guard troops pledged by President Obama in May for border patrol will start arriving on August 1st, just one day after Arizona's SB 1070 is due to go into effect. continue reading »