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Mexico Continues to Ban Popular Musical Group Los Tucanes de Tijuana

Mexico Continues to Ban Popular Musical Group Los Tucanes de Tijuana

The popular norteno musical group Los Tucanes de Tijuana continues to be banned from playing to their hometown audience in Tijuana, Mexico for their ‘narcocorrido’ music. The band has been barred from Tijuana for over a year without a welcome mat arriving any time soon. continue reading »

Guatemala’s Former Interior Minister and a One-Time Presidential Candidate Wanted for Murder

Guatemala’s Former Interior Minister and a One-Time Presidential Candidate Wanted for Murder

Some say Alejandro Giammattei, former Presidential candidate of Guatemala and Carlos Vielmann, the country’s former Interior Minister were just doing their job to curb violence in the country – the United Nations and Guatemalan prosecutors see it differently. continue reading »

Repeated Ear Infections Seem to Plague Children Living in Poverty

Repeated Ear Infections Seem to Plague Children Living in Poverty

Possible reasons include culture, access to health care, researcher suggests. continue reading »

Hero’s of Mexico’s Independence 1810-1821 Grow by 2

Hero’s of Mexico’s Independence 1810-1821 Grow by 2

It is believed that the confusion began in 1925 when 12 urns holding remains of the founding fathers (and mother) were sealed and moved to crypts at the Independence monument. Twelve names of the independence activists were inscribed on the monument. continue reading »

¿Su estado de salud le mantiene sin seguro? Ya no debe ser así.

¿Su estado de salud le mantiene sin seguro? Ya no debe ser así.

Millones de estadounidenses, incluidos muchos latinos, han sido descalificados o ya no han podido costear el seguro médico debido a su estado de salud o por alguna enfermedad. continue reading »

Hispanic Transplant Program Expands to Add Livers

Hispanic Transplant Program Expands to Add Livers

The Hispanic Transplant program at Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital is expanding from its initial beginnings of kidney transplants to include liver transplants in order to meet the growing need within the Hispanic Community. continue reading »

Miss Universe Contestants 2010- Latina Style

Miss Universe Contestants 2010- Latina Style

Miss Universe Contestants 2010- Latina Style in their Formal Wear! Come Pick your Fav..... continue reading »

Hispanics Make Honey Nut Cheerios #1

Hispanics Make Honey Nut Cheerios #1

The US Hispanic Market is in large part responsible for making Honey Nut Cheerios the top selling cereal in America. Last year sales were a record 102 million units (not including Wal-Mart sales) according to research firm SymphonyIRI Group. continue reading »

Eco-Finance: U.S.-Brazil Swap Debt to Preserve Endangered Rainforest

Eco-Finance: U.S.-Brazil Swap Debt to Preserve Endangered Rainforest

The U.S. has agreed to take $21 million in Brazilian debt and convert it to conservation dollars to be used by the Brazilian government to protect the endangered rain forests and ecosystems. continue reading »

President Signs into Law Additional Funding for Border Security

UPDATE: Today President Barack Obama signed in law the Southwest Border bill, after Congressional and Senate approval, making $600 million available for border security. Homeland Security Secretary, Janet Napolitano was present for the signing; her department will be responsible for managing continue reading »

Study Shows More than 20 Million people have More than One Social Security Linked to their Name

Study Shows More than 20 Million people have More than One Social Security Linked to their Name

A recent study by ID Analytics, Inc. found that millions of Americans have more than one Social Security number, and millions of Social Security numbers have multiple users. continue reading »

Cuba Celebra el 84º Cumpleaños de Castro con un Llamado a la Paz

Los festejos por el cumpleaños del líder de la Revolución Cubana comenzaron ayer y se van a extender por tres jornadas culturales, en la que los jóvenes dedican el Día Internacional de la Juventud al ex presidente y a la paz. continue reading »

South Carolina Council Approves Measure Requiring Landlords to Check Immigration Status

South Carolina Council Approves Measure Requiring Landlords to Check Immigration Status

This past Wednesday an ordinance was passed by Summerville’s City council that would require landlords and employers to verify the immigration status of renters and workers. continue reading »

Arizona Rasmussen Poll:  67% Disagree with 14th Amendment

Arizona Rasmussen Poll:  67% Disagree with 14th Amendment

A recent Rasmussen Poll shows that while 28% of questioned Arizona residents agree that children born of undocumented immigrants should get citizenship, 67% disagree with the constitutional right. continue reading »

EEUU: Solicitudes Subsidio por Desempleo Suben Nuevamente

EEUU: Solicitudes Subsidio por Desempleo Suben Nuevamente

Las solicitudes iniciales de subsidio de desempleo aumentaron en 2.000 a una tasa de 484.000 en la semana terminada el 7 de agosto, dijo el Departamento de Trabajo. Analistas esperaban que las solicitudes cayeran a 465.000. continue reading »