Matthew McConaughey Habla Español Muy Bien!
By Stacey Rivera | 03/28/2011 - 13:44

We knew we liked him for a reason (besides the always on display six pack)! Watch as All American boy Matthew McConaughey explains to George Lopez—en Español— that he learned Spanish because he grew up in a town in Texas that was more than 80% Mexican.


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Elizabeth Taylor's Love Affair with Mexico
Elizabeth Taylor's History with Mexico
By Miranda Noland | 03/23/2011 - 12:45

Elizabeth Taylor loved many things in her full life (1932-2011), including men, diamonds and Mexico. She fell in love with Mexico as much for its tropical climate as for the escape it provided her from Hollywood. She got married in Acapulco, filmed in Cuernavaca and had a home with Richard Burton in Puerto Vallarta.


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Spring Break for Adults: Four Swimsuit-Ready Destinations
Spring Break for Adults: Four Swimsuit-Ready Destinations
By Grace Bastidas | 03/17/2011 - 14:30

Just because it’s been years since you were a college co-ed, doesn’t mean you can’t partake in the age-old ritual of spring break and take advantage of all the sun and fun. We’ve found some more adult versions of beach spots popular with adolescents. Tequila shots and booty shaking are up to you.

Florida

Daytona Beach and Panama City Beach both lure thousands of rowdy students for nonstop partying and wet t-shirt contests galore.


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Norteño Group Named Immigrants’ Rights Ambassadors
By Amaris Castillo | 03/16/2011 - 12:00

The popular norteño music band El Gigante de America has been named Immigrants’ Rights Ambassadors by Mexico’s National Commission on Human Rights (CNDH). 


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UPDATE: Mexican Police Chief Marisol Valles Garcia Flees Country, Seeks Asylum in the U.S.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 03/08/2011 - 15:45

UPDATE: After being hailed as “the bravest woman in Mexico” for becoming a 20-year-old female police chief in a town where drug cartels had beheaded her predecessor, Marisol Valles Garcia of drug-embattled Pradexis Guerrero apparently crossed the border and is seeking asylum in the United States for herself and her infant son. Local officials fired her on Monday for not returning to work.


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Get Your Dancing Shoes! Carnival is Here!
Get Your Dancing Shoes! Carnival is Here!
By Grace Bastidas | 03/07/2011 - 14:00

Carnival kicked off this weekend, which means it’s time to let loose before Lent rolls around. Not that you have to be Catholic to indulge in a little church-sanctioned debauchery. Hedonists of all stripes can party at celebrations all across Latin America. Just pick your destination.

Barranquilla, Colombia


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This Week in Latino News
By Fox News Latino | 03/04/2011 - 12:07

The Week in Latino news starts off with a much-talked about summit between President Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderón.

barack obama felipe calderon


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Is Mexican Band Camila Breaking Up?
Is Mexican Band Camila Breaking Up?
By Johanna Ferreira | 03/02/2011 - 14:05

Mexican band Camila won three Latin Grammys, a Premios Lo Nuestro award and has generally achieved a phenomenal level of success since the release of their debut studio album Todo Cambio. So why would the rock group decide to break up at the peak of their career?


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Braceros
Mexican Government Owes Back Payments to Braceros
By Erika Ramirez | 02/08/2011 - 16:16

Imagine working your hands to the bone and not getting paid for it. Well, around 35,000 braceros are still waiting to be compensated for work they completed close to 50 years ago. During World War II, an agreement between Mexico and the United States created the Bracero program, which brought thousands of Mexican men to the U.S. to do manual work on farms and building railroads.


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First Latino Studies Class Deemed Illegal in Arizona
First Latino Studies Class Deemed Illegal in Arizona
By Mariela Rosario | 01/26/2011 - 12:34

At Tucson High Magnet School, almost all of teacher Curtis Acosta's students are Mexican-American. But Tom Horne, Arizona's newly elected attorney general (and former superintendent) says Acosta's Latino Literature class is "propagandizing and brainwashing." So, Horne declared the program in violation of a new state law that went into effect on January 1 that outlaws ethnic studies classes in the state of Arizona.


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