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House Passes Amendment That Blocks DOJ’s Ability to Challenge Anti-Immigrant Laws

House Passes Amendment That Blocks DOJ’s Ability to Challenge Anti-Immigrant Laws

Late Tuesday night, the House of Representatives pushed through an amendment that would cut off the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) ability to bring new challenges or join existing challenges to nine specific state racial profiling, anti-immigrant laws. continue reading »

Romeo Santos Leads “Premios Juventud” Nominations With 11

Romeo Santos Leads “Premios Juventud” Nominations With 11

In a first-ever, exclusive live streaming event at PremiosJuventud.com today, Univision revealed the names of superstars nominated by viewers for its 9th annual edition of “Premios Juventud” (Youth Awards). continue reading »

Rubio Watch: Senator To Receive The Latino Coalition’s Tributo Award and Deliver Keynote at Summit

Rubio Watch: Senator To Receive The Latino Coalition’s Tributo Award and Deliver Keynote at Summit

The Latino Coalition, the leading Latino non-profit small business organization founded in 1995 with a commitment of building communities and partnerships for a stronger America, announced that U.S. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida will provide a keynote address and receive the annual Tributo Award at its Annual Economic Summit. continue reading »

Undocumented Guatemalan Who Crashes into School Bus to be Deported

Undocumented Guatemalan Who Crashes into School Bus to be Deported

Victor Velasquez, an undocumented immigrant from Guatemala, soon will face deportation after his release from jail following his accident with a school bus carrying eight high school students in February. continue reading »

80 Tons of Drug Precursors Confiscated by Guatemalan Police

80 Tons of Drug Precursors Confiscated by Guatemalan Police

At least 80 tons of drug precursors were seized in two separate operations in Guatemala and one person was arrested, the National Civilian Police, or PNC, said. continue reading »

Experts Say Gay Marriage Will Not Alienate Hispanic Voters

Experts Say Gay Marriage Will Not Alienate Hispanic Voters

The historic and politically risky announcement by President Barack Obama supporting same-sex marriage comes at a time when the largely Catholic Hispanic community is also evolving its opinion on the matter, experts consulted on the subject on Thursday told Efe. continue reading »

Eva Mendes Disproves Early Hollywood Critics

Eva Mendes Disproves Early Hollywood Critics

Hispanic film star Eva Mendes is proud of her career after many initially said of her that her look was not "commercial," she told Efe at the U.S. screening of the comedy "Girl in Progress." continue reading »

Oldest-Known Mayan Calendar Found by U.S. Archaeologists in Guatemala

Oldest-Known Mayan Calendar Found by U.S. Archaeologists in Guatemala

A team of U.S. archaeologists announced Thursday the discovery of the oldest Mayan calendar to date, a ninth-century artifact amid the ruins of an ancient city in Guatemala. continue reading »

Gloria Estefan to Appear on “Glee” Season Finale

Gloria Estefan to Appear on “Glee” Season Finale

Cuban American singer Gloria Estefan confirmed Wednesday, via Twitter, her upcoming participation in the successful musical television series "Glee" in the role of the mother of Cheerio Santana, played by Naya Rivera. continue reading »

49 Guatemalan Migrants Detained by Mexican Authorities

49 Guatemalan Migrants Detained by Mexican Authorities

Mexican police arrested 49 undocumented Guatemalan migrants in the southern border state of Chiapas, authorities said. continue reading »

New Accusations of Discrimination Against Latinos in North Carolina School District

New Accusations of Discrimination Against Latinos in North Carolina School District

A North Carolina school system is defending itself against the accusations of two civil rights defense groups that it discriminates against the families of Hispanic students by not providing information in Spanish. continue reading »

Supermodel Bar Refaeli Bares All For Her Lingerie Line

Supermodel Bar Refaeli Bares All For Her Lingerie Line

Bar Refaeli is completely naked in a new ad campaign for her underwear company, Under.Me. continue reading »

Univision Stations Are Most Watched Local Newscasts in the Country

Univision Stations Are Most Watched Local Newscasts in the Country

Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America, today announced that for the second consecutive sweep month, its owned-and-operated (O&O) television stations in Los Angeles and New York led all other stations in the country with the most watched early and late local newscasts, among Adults 18-34 and 18-49, regardless of language. continue reading »

New Film Starring Oscar Winner Ernest Borgnine Hopes to Unite Latinos and Anglos

New Film Starring Oscar Winner Ernest Borgnine Hopes to Unite Latinos and Anglos

"The Man Who Shook the Hand of Vicente Fernandez," starring Ernest Borgnine, Barry Corbin and Carla Ortiz is, according to its actors, a bridge of respect between the Latino and Anglo cultures. continue reading »

RUBIO WATCH:  Marco Rubio on Anniversary of Osama Bin Laden’s Death

RUBIO WATCH:  Marco Rubio on Anniversary of Osama Bin Laden’s Death

This week in Marco Rubio's weekly newsletter the Senator from Florida noted the anniversary of Osama Bin Laden's death by reflecting on the future of the country's national security. He also called for passage of The Down Payment to Protect National Security Act, a bill he cosponsored, which stops the automatic, across-the-board cuts to our nation’s defense capabilities. continue reading »