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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 »

Two Men Charged for Stashing 115 Undocumented Immigrants in Texas

Two Men Charged for Stashing 115 Undocumented Immigrants in Texas

A cluster of three stash houses containing 115 undocumented immigrants was uncovered in Edinberg, Texas and two men were charged with conspiracy of harboring them. continue reading »

First Ladies of Latin America Combating Number of Minor Children Immigrating Alone to Find Parents

First Ladies of Latin America Combating Number of Minor Children Immigrating Alone to Find Parents

During a conference sponsored by the United States Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, first ladies from Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala joined forces to raise awareness of the growing numbers of illegal immigration of unaccompanied children. continue reading »

TV Personality Noel Valladares Gunned Down in Honduras

TV Personality Noel Valladares Gunned Down in Honduras

Television personality Noel Valladares and two companions were gunned down Monday in Tegucigalpa, Honduran police said. continue reading »

Honduras Set to Jail Teens and Rape Victims if They Use Morning After Pill

Honduras Set to Jail Teens and Rape Victims if They Use Morning After Pill

A human rights group is advocating members of Honduran congress to not pass a law which would jail teens and possibly rape victims for use of the contraceptive, ‘the morning after pill.’ continue reading »

Maya 2012 Exhibit at Penn Museum to be Inaugurated by Honduran President Sosa

Maya 2012 Exhibit at Penn Museum to be Inaugurated by Honduran President Sosa

Did the Maya believe the world would end in December 2012? continue reading »

UN Urges Honduras to Stop the Killing of Lawyers, 74 Killed Past 3 Years

UN Urges Honduras to Stop the Killing of Lawyers, 74 Killed Past 3 Years

Two United Nations independent experts today called on the Government of Honduras to adopt concrete measures to stop the killing of lawyers in the country, stressing that they should be able to carry out their functions without risking their lives. continue reading »

Honduran Marital Art Champ Arrested for Strangling Five People

Honduran Marital Art Champ Arrested for Strangling Five People

A martial arts expert who has been a fugitive from justice since May 2010 and is accused of strangling five people was arrested by Honduran police, authorities said. continue reading »

U.S. Revokes Visas of Dominican Republic Presidential Advisors, Narco Ties are Alleged

U.S. Revokes Visas of Dominican Republic Presidential Advisors, Narco Ties are Alleged

The government of the United States revoked the visas of three close advisors to the Dominican Republic’s President Leonel Fernández, as well as the Dominican Chief of Border Security according to Univision. continue reading »

More Fires in Honduras - This Time Three Public Markets Burn to the Ground

More Fires in Honduras - This Time Three Public Markets Burn to the Ground

At least eight people were injured in a terrifying trio of fires that broke out in three public markets in this capital, the local fire department said. continue reading »