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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 »

3 Mexican Brothers Sentenced for Running Prostitution Ring in U.S.

3 Mexican Brothers Sentenced for Running Prostitution Ring in U.S.

Three Mexican brothers were sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to conspiring to operate an interstate prostitution ring that relied on women who were smuggled in from Mexico and Central America and coerced into working for the trio. 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 »

Latin Grammy Award Winning Molotov Looking to Sharpen Their Message

Latin Grammy Award Winning Molotov Looking to Sharpen Their Message

Mexican rock band Molotov, known for taking overtly political stances on social issues in its songs, says it now prefers to seek more subtle and intelligent ways to convey its message. "We have to find a smart way to express ourselves in terms of what's happening right now," vocalist and guitarist Tito Fuentes said at a press conference. continue reading »

Mexico To Use French Soccer Tournament to Finalize its Olympic Roster

Mexico To Use French Soccer Tournament to Finalize its Olympic Roster

Mexico's under-23 national soccer team will compete in a tournament this month in Toulon, France, fielding a squad of 20 players under consideration for the Olympic roster. continue reading »

Students Take Over University of Michoacán

Students Take Over University of Michoacán

Members of the 'Coordinator of Struggling University Students' organization or CUL took over University of Michoacan campus facilities as well as the San Nicolás de Hidalgo preparatory school. The take over is in protest to the detention order issued to the ten students allegedly involved in the burning of officials vehicles. continue reading »

Joseph Rodriguez Beautifully Photographs Mexican Families Coming to America in “Migrantes”

Joseph Rodriguez Beautifully Photographs Mexican Families Coming to America in “Migrantes”

Award-winning photographer Joseph Rodriguez recently revealed the stunningly heartwarming and heartbreaking images of his long-term project he calls “Migrantes”. continue reading »

Mexican 6th-Graders Make Porno in School

Mexican 6th-Graders Make Porno in School

According to police, a group of six-graders in Mexico reportedly filmed a pornographic movie at their school during a recess in late April. The teacher whose classroom was used was not in the video, 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 »

Mexican News Source Obtains Video of Cartel Murders

Mexican News Source Obtains Video of Cartel Murders

The perpetrators shot video and still photos of the torture, murder and dismemberment of four Mexican navy personnel and a female civilian who were found dead last month in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, capital daily Milenio said Wednesday. continue reading »

Mexico’s Pemex Denies $30 billion Accounting Fraud

Mexico’s Pemex Denies $30 billion Accounting Fraud

Mexico's state-owned oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos has denied any accounting irregularity after a congressional oversight body said it had identified a possible $30 billion fraud. 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 »

LATINO BLOTTER:  Hanging ‘Large Fleshy Testicles’ Gets Jose Rodriguez Arrested

LATINO BLOTTER:  Hanging ‘Large Fleshy Testicles’ Gets Jose Rodriguez Arrested

Jose Rodriguez-Cervantes was arrested in South Carolina displaying 'large fleshy testicles' from rear bumper of his car, and he also did not have a valid drivers license. continue reading »

U.S. Treasury Targets Sons of El Chapo Guzman and Other Sinaloa Cartel Members

U.S. Treasury Targets Sons of El Chapo Guzman and Other Sinaloa Cartel Members

U.S. Treasury’s Office today announced that four key Sinaloa Cartel narcos, including two sons of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, would be targeted. Therefore the assets of Ivan Archivaldo Guzman and Ovidio Guzman are being sought and all U.S. citizens are prohibited from doing business with these individuals. continue reading »