Pancho Villa
Pancho Villa Descendant Becomes Top Cop in Quintana Roo, Mexico
By Mariela Rosario | 05/05/2011 - 15:00

In a story so fantastical, it has to be true (because we seriously can not make this stuff up) Pancho Villa's great nephew Gen. Carlos Bibiano Villa Castillo has become the top cop in the coastal Quintana Roo state of Mexico.


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5 Things We Wish People Knew About Cinco de Mayo
5 Things We Wish People Knew About Cinco de Mayo
By Mariela Rosario | 05/05/2011 - 08:45

We love and embrace the fact that Cinco de Mayo is an opportunity to celebrate Mexican culture, but at the same time, it's sort of depressing how many people just go the "Drinko de Mayo" route!


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Navy SEAL, Son of Mexican Immigrants, Helped Kill Osama Bin Laden
Navy SEAL, Son of Mexican Immigrants, Helped Kill Osama Bin Laden
By Fox News Latino | 05/03/2011 - 11:05

One of the Navy SEALs who helped kill Osama Bin Laden is the son of Mexican immigrants, according to a published report.

U.S. soldier Ruben Mejía, whose parents were born in Guanajuato, was part of the now-famed elite Navy SEAL squad, Team Six, who killed the world's most notorious terrorist, El Universal reported.


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WATCH: Latinos Fight Back in Arizona
By Mariela Rosario | 04/15/2011 - 16:00

Over the last year, the situation in Arizona has become dire for many Latinos living in the South Western state. From SB 1070 to the brutal vigilante murder of little Brisenia Flores and her father, there have been so many injustices perpetrated against the Hispanic community.


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"Fan" Steals Shakira's Ring at Monterrey, Mexico Tour Stop
By Celestrellas | 04/13/2011 - 13:40

As our partners Celestrellas reports, Colombian pop singer Shakira was left with a bitter taste in her mouth after a concert last Friday in Monterrey, Mexico.


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Undercount
Texas Latinos Lose Out On Millions of Dollars in Census Undercount
By Amaris Castillo | 04/05/2011 - 16:00

As many as 300,000 residents who live along the Texas-Mexico border could lose millions of dollars over the next decade because they were not counted in the 2010 U.S. Census.  According to Equal Voice newspaper, 95 percent of these residents, many of whom are poverty-stricken and live in unincorporated subdivisions called "colonias", were not mailed census forms.  Hidalgo County has hired a lawyer and plans to sue the U.S. government for violating the protocol of mailing the forms.


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POLL: Jennifer Lopez
CELEB STYLE POLL: Jennifer Lopez's Turban Headband
By Mariela Rosario | 04/04/2011 - 18:15

Oh, J.Lo, we have no idea how you do it, but you manage to pull off every single look you try no matter how over the top it may seem for us mere mortals. Full on blue eye shadow? Check. Scandalous scarf dress? Check. It seems you just can't go wrong!

So, we weren't that surprised to see La Lopez rocking the super trendy turban headband to the fullest in Chichen Itza on the set of the video for her latest collaboration with Lil' Wayne, "I'm Into You."

She looked great, but we're still on the fence about this hair accessory. Tell us:


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Introducing Hello Seahorse
Introducing Hello Seahorse
By Smriti Mundhra | 04/04/2011 - 13:00

It seems like Mexican indie rock band Hello Seahorse! has been poised for a breakthrough to the mainstream forever. The Mexico City-based foursome created three critically acclaimed albums, collected a handful of awards (their 2009 album Bestia snagged them an iTunes “Best New Artist” nod, an MTV VMA Latinoamerica and two Latin Grammy nominations) and shared the stage with rock giants like the Beastie Boys and The Killers.


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Marisela Morales is Mexico's First Female Attorney General
Marisela Morales is Mexico's First Female Attorney General
By Fox News Latino | 04/01/2011 - 16:15

Mexican President Felipe Calderón has nominated his top organized crime prosecutor, Marisela Morales, to become attorney general. If confirmed, she would be the first woman to hold the post. 

In nominating Morales, Calderón said the current head of the organized crime special investigations unit "enjoys prestige inside and outside the country."


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WATCH: 'Cristiada' Trailer!
By Mariela Rosario | 04/01/2011 - 10:55

A trailer for the film, Cristiada, has finally dropped! The cast reads like a veritable who's who of Latin Hollywood so we've been looking forward to getting a peek at this production since news first broke that they were filming.


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