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President Obama to Deliver Speech At NALEO Conference

President Obama to Deliver Speech At NALEO Conference

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) announced today that President Barack Obama will address the nation’s Latino leadership at the organization’s 29th Annual Conference on Friday, June 22, in Orlando, Florida. continue reading »

Innovative Program for Latino Students: 100 Role Models in 100 Hours

Innovative Program for Latino Students: 100 Role Models in 100 Hours

A tried and tested role model program for Hispanic middle school students will begin in San Antonio, Texas with an initiative to recruit 100 role models in 100 hours. The HISPA Role Model Bureau, a national non-profit organization that provides professional Hispanic role models for young students, is hosting a recruiting event on May 25 at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). continue reading »

Undocumented Law Graduate Awaits California Supreme Court Decision

Undocumented Law Graduate Awaits California Supreme Court Decision

Sergio Garcia graduated from law school three years ago, but he cannot practice his profession because he is undocumented, and so the California Bar Association is asking the state Supreme Court to make an exception and approve his license. continue reading »

iPhone Thief Doesn’t Know About iCloud, Sends Photos to Victim Who Posts on Facebook (PHOTOS)

iPhone Thief Doesn’t Know About iCloud, Sends Photos to Victim Who Posts on Facebook (PHOTOS)

“This is Nelson,” Katy McCaffrey posts on Facebook. “Nelson has my stolen iPhone.” During a Disney Wonder cruise last month, Katy says her iPhone was stolen. At first sh continue reading »

Mexican Team Has Potential For Success At London Olympics

Mexican Team Has Potential For Success At London Olympics

The Mexican athletes competing in the Summer Olympics have the potential to make a good showing, 2012 London Olympics delegation head and Mexican Olympic Committee member Jaime Cadaval said. continue reading »

Juarez Back on Tourist Attraction Maps for Visitors to U.S.-Mexico Border Area

Ciudad Juarez is returning to maps featuring attractions for visitors to the U.S.-Mexico border region around El Paso after two years of being excluded due to a wave of drug-related violence. continue reading »

Mexican Students Lead Protest Against Political System On The Streets And On the Web

Mexican Students Lead Protest Against Political System On The Streets And On the Web

Thousands of university students took to the streets of cities across Mexico to protest against the manipulation of the political system by the media and politicians, saying that they will no longer keep quiet about the situation in the country. continue reading »

Gloria Trevi’s Bodyguards Allegedly Attacked Fan

Gloria Trevi’s Bodyguards Allegedly Attacked Fan

A fan filed a lawsuit against Gloria Trevi's security team for an alleged attack that occurred during one of the Mexican singer's concerts in Los Angeles, Web site TMZ reported. continue reading »

Spanish region and Mexico’s Pemex in Talks Over New Ship Deal

Spanish region and Mexico’s Pemex in Talks Over New Ship Deal

Talks between the northwestern Spanish region of Galicia and Mexican oil giant Pemex for the construction of several ships are "advancing" and a deal could be reached "soon," the head of the regional government, Alberto Nuñez Feijoo, said. continue reading »

Oaxacans in California Prepare for Guelaguetza Festival

Oaxacans in California Prepare for Guelaguetza Festival

Some communities of people from the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca are preserving their roots in California with festivals that emphasize their rich cultural tradition. continue reading »

Mexican Firefighters Save 300 From Burning Building

Mexican Firefighters Save 300 From Burning Building

Some 300 people were rescued Tuesday from a burning building in the Mexican capital's upscale Santa Fe neighborhood, officials said. continue reading »

Amnesty International Criticizes Journalists’ Protection in Mexico

Amnesty International Criticizes Journalists’ Protection in Mexico

Amnesty International on Monday severely criticized what it said was the Mexican government's lack of action to protect journalists in the country, adding that proof of that are the murders of six members of the media in less than a month. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Four Left Dead on Basketball Court in Guerrero

Blog del Narco: Four Left Dead on Basketball Court in Guerrero

Four young men were shot to death on the basketball court at the colony Machine. Thursday, gunmen killed the four young men after they were attacked. The four men between 17 and 25 years old were found with bullet wounds and their hands tied behind their backs, at about three o'clock. continue reading »

Mexicans in Malaysia Sentenced to Death by Hanging for Involvement in Drug Trade

Mexicans in Malaysia Sentenced to Death by Hanging for Involvement in Drug Trade

Malaysian Judge Mohamad Zawawi Salleh has convicted five people – three of them brothers from Mexico– of drug trafficking and sentenced them to death. The defense made the claim that the evidence against the defendants h continue reading »

Wanted for Fleeing A Murder Charge, Mexican Man Deported by ICE

Wanted for Fleeing A Murder Charge, Mexican Man Deported by ICE

A Mexican national wanted for fleeing a homicide charge in his native country was deported Tuesday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). continue reading »