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Listen up Latinos: Summer Job Opportunities Available Online Using New Search Applications

Listen up Latinos: Summer Job Opportunities Available Online Using New Search Applications

Four weeks ago the US Office of Science and Technology Policy launched the first-ever White House Code Sprint, challenging app developers to build job search apps using the opportunities found in the Summer Jobs+ bank. The Summer Jobs+ initiative is a new call-to-action for businesses, non-profits, and government to provide pathways to employment for low-income and disconnected youth in the summer of 2012. continue reading »

Romney Disingenuous to Support Chinese Activist but Not Latino Immigrants Seeking a Better Life

Romney Disingenuous to Support Chinese Activist but Not Latino Immigrants Seeking a Better Life

Mitt Romney has come out calling the US policy on Chen Guangcheng, a political dissidence, a “dark day for freedom” and “a day of shame for the Obama administration.” With such bold quotes on immigrant’s rights, you would think that he would support humane immigration laws at in the US, however, he remains entrenched in his no amnesty, self-deportation position. continue reading »

Kelly Ripa: Mark Consuelos won’t be the permanent co-host of ‘LIVE! With Kelly’

Kelly Ripa: Mark Consuelos won’t be the permanent co-host of ‘LIVE! With Kelly’

It's been said that one should never mix business with pleasure and that is why you won’t see Mark Consuelos permanently in the co-host chair on LIVE! With Kelly. continue reading »

Cardinal Timothy Dolan Weighs in on Immigration Reform and Contraception

Cardinal Timothy Dolan Weighs in on Immigration Reform and Contraception

Cardinal Timothy Dolan weighed in on immigration reform, contraception and the Catholic Church today in an exclusive interview on MSNBC’s “Jansing & Co.” continue reading »

Who Speaks Spanish Best? by Raul Guerrero

Who Speaks Spanish Best? by Raul Guerrero

Are Spain, Latin America and Hispanic US, paraphrasing Oscar Wilde, worlds separated by the same language? Argentinos and uruguayos pronounce ll, y and g as English speakers do the sh in she, and some bolivianos and ecuatorianos pronounce the ll as the l in Leonor, while other Spanish-speakers do as the y in yo-yo. continue reading »

Shakira And Ronaldo Top 2012 Latino Social Media Ranking

Shakira And Ronaldo Top 2012 Latino Social Media Ranking

@Plus_Three, the leading online marketing firm for Hispanic causes and organizations, today released its 2012 Latino Social Media Ranking (#2012LatinoRanking) analysis. continue reading »

Ship Named After Prominent Civil Rights Activist Cesar Chavez to be Christened by US Navy

Ship Named After Prominent Civil Rights Activist Cesar Chavez to be Christened by US Navy

The Navy will christen and launch the dry cargo/ammunition ship the USNS Cesar Chavez, Saturday, May 5, 2012, during a 7:30 p.m. PDT ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego. continue reading »

Relatives of Family Killed in Bronx Car Crash Seek Financial Help for Funerals

Relatives of Family Killed in Bronx Car Crash Seek Financial Help for Funerals

DR1 is reporting that relatives of the seven Dominicans who were killed in a tragic car accident in the Bronx, New York over the weekend have gone public with a plea for financial support to bring continue reading »

Border Patrol Capture 14 Undocumented Dominican’s on a Wooden Boat on the Open Seas

Border Patrol Capture 14 Undocumented Dominican’s on a Wooden Boat on the Open Seas

Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG) federal law enforcement authorities intercepted a single engine yola type vessel with 14 undocumented citizens of the Dominican Republic. continue reading »

Authorities Searching for Dominican Woman Who Sold Her Baby for $2500

Authorities Searching for Dominican Woman Who Sold Her Baby for $2500

Dominican police are looking for a woman who sold her 8-month-old baby for 100,000 pesos ($2,500), authorities said Monday. The child was recovered last Friday. The spokesman for the northern regional po continue reading »

Three Generations of Dominican Family Die When Car Plunges 60 Feet into Bronx Zoo from Overpass

Three Generations of Dominican Family Die When Car Plunges 60 Feet into Bronx Zoo from Overpass

Seven people perished today, all from the same Dominican family, as their Honda minivan plunged off an overpass into the Bronx zoo. Three generations of the continue reading »

Dominican Hanley Ramirez of Miami Marlins Get Endorsement Deal with New Balance Shoes

Dominican Hanley Ramirez of Miami Marlins Get Endorsement Deal with New Balance Shoes

Third baseman, Hanley Ramirez has just inked a new deal with shoe and athletic wear provider New Balance. As part of the deal, the Dominican ball player will wear New Balance cleats and all his off-field footwear will also be New Balance. continue reading »

Secretly Married Miss Dominican Republic Booted Out and Dethroned

Secretly Married Miss Dominican Republic Booted Out and Dethroned

Latin America takes their beauty and beauty pageants very seriously, what with six Miss Universe’s coming from Latin America over the last ten years. continue reading »

U.S. and Dominican Republic Formally Agree to Share Forfeited Assets

U.S. and Dominican Republic Formally Agree to Share Forfeited Assets

Attorney General Eric Holder and Dominican Prosecutor General Radhamés Jiménez Peña met in Washington, D.C. this week, to sign a permanent agreement to share forfeited assets between the governments of the U.S. and the Dominican Republic. continue reading »

Taiwanese Diplomat Beaten to Death in Her Dominican Republic Home

Taiwanese Diplomat Beaten to Death in Her Dominican Republic Home

A Taiwanese diplomat was found slain Tuesday in her apartment in Santo Domingo's university district, local police reported. continue reading »