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Spanish Bank Requests $23.77 Billion Bailout and Admits to Lying About 2011 Profits

Spanish Bank Requests $23.77 Billion Bailout and Admits to Lying About 2011 Profits

Spain's fourth-largest financial institution said Friday that it needs an additional 19 billion euros ($23.77 billion) from the government to boost loss provisions. continue reading »

Expanding Hispanic Population to Play Major Role in Texas Elections

Expanding Hispanic Population to Play Major Role in Texas Elections

While Latino organizations point to Texas as a state where election results will be determined by Hispanics, the two Democrats vying to represent El Paso in Congress say that what they believe most important are border issues, apart from any ethnic differences. continue reading »

Wilmer Valderrama Being Sued By Neighbor For “Too Much Noise”

Wilmer Valderrama Being Sued By Neighbor For “Too Much Noise”

Of all the neighbors in the world to live by, Wilmer Valderrama isn’t one person’s first choice, reports state. continue reading »

Jessica Sanchez Hopes to Follow in Beyonce’s Footsteps

Jessica Sanchez Hopes to Follow in Beyonce’s Footsteps

Jessica Sanchez, the 16-year-old runner-up in the latest season of "American Idol", told Efe on Friday that she wants of model her career on what Beyonce has done, and that she doesn't rule out singing in Spanish in the future. continue reading »

Spanish Fishing Boats at Gibraltar Reportedly Being Harassed by Police

Spanish Fishing Boats at Gibraltar Reportedly Being Harassed by Police

The 1713 treaty that is the basis for Britain's claim to sovereignty over the Rock limits British maritime control to the port of Gibraltar, Garcia-Margallo said. continue reading »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Nintendo’s Father Of The Modern Video Game Wins Prominent Spanish Prize

Nintendo’s Father Of The Modern Video Game Wins Prominent Spanish Prize

Japan's Shigeru Miyamoto, who developed such popular video games as Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda and Donkey Kong, as well as creating the Brain Training and Wii Fit products, was awarded Spain's Prince of Asturias Prize for Communication and Humanities in Madrid on Wednesday, the jury told Efe. continue reading »

Colombian Striker Radamel Falcao of Atletico Madrid Scores Impressive Goal (VIDEO)

Colombian Striker Radamel Falcao of Atletico Madrid Scores Impressive Goal (VIDEO)

During Atletico Madrid's match against American de Cali over the weekend, Colombian futballer Radamel Falcao scored a goal that can only be described as the impressive. continue reading »

FC Barcelona Has Revealed the Look of the Team’s New Jerseys

FC Barcelona Has Revealed the Look of the Team’s New Jerseys

Lionel Messi and his teammates will have a new look next season. Coming in second after Spanish league rivals Real Madrid, FC Barcelona looks to be aiming for a fresh start. continue reading »

Spain’s Teide Observatory -Europe’s Largest Solar Telescope- Inaugurated

Spain’s Teide Observatory -Europe’s Largest Solar Telescope- Inaugurated

Europe's largest solar telescope was inaugurated Monday at Teide Observatory on the Spanish island of Tenerife, from where it will help researchers observe and better understand the activities of the Sun and also those of the majority of stars in the universe. continue reading »

Could Hispanic Women Represent New Healthcare Marketing Target? Survey Says Yes

Could Hispanic Women Represent New Healthcare Marketing Target? Survey Says Yes

A new national survey commissioned by Cultur Health shows healthcare marketers should target insured Hispanic women ages 25-35. These young Latinas, representing a rapidly growing Hispanic demographic, are key healthcare gatekeepers – managing their own health needs and frequently those of their families, parents, grandparents and other relatives as well. continue reading »

Social Security Releases Illinois’s Top Baby Names of 2011

Social Security Releases Illinois’s Top Baby Names of 2011

The Social Security Administration today announced the most popular baby names in Illinois for 2011. Alexander and Sophia topped the list. continue reading »

J.T. Ready: The Link Between White Supremacy and Anti-Immigration Groups in Arizona

J.T. Ready: The Link Between White Supremacy and Anti-Immigration Groups in Arizona

Jason Todd Ready was a neo-Nazi who didn’t try to hide the fact that he was ready and willing to use deadly force on the U.S.-Mexico border to stop the incursion of undocumented immigrants. That his life came to a violent end was no surprise to those who, over the years, had tried to raise awareness about the danger to society posed by Ready and his associates. continue reading »