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Tag Results for "Chicago Hispanic News"

Chicago Aritsts Month Offer Lunch With A Featured Artist

Contest Information Available in this Week’s Time Out Chicago - Chicago Artists Month offers aspiring artists an opportunity to have lunch with one of the 19 Featured Artists, highli continue reading »

Juan Ochoa Wants to End “Fear and Intimdation” in Cicero

Mexican immigrant Juan Ochoa arrived without papers in the United States as a child, served in the Marines, was a social worker and successful businessman and now is entering pol continue reading »

Prosecutor: Fight Over Unpaid Rent Led to Attempted Murder of Landlord

Though Oscar Hernandez has no apparent criminal record, he is currently being charged with attempted murder for allegedly slicing his landlord's through over a rent payment dispute. continue reading »

Halloween in Chicago 2012 - Five For Frightening

Chicagoween’s Franken Plaza Extends to Five Days, October 26-30 -- When Daley Plaza’s fountain turns a festive shade of orange, it can only mean the return of Franken Plaza, the city’s Halloween continue reading »

Looking for Something to Do in Chicago this Weekend? We’ve Got You Covered!

As always, Chicago has lots of Latin flavor to offer this weekend, with Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernández and Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán. Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernández continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel To Replace Entire Board of Ethics

Seven New Nominees Include Two Former Judges, Respected Attorney and Community Leaders - Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced the replacement of the entire Board of Ethics, an continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Major Expansion of After-School, Summer Program Opportunities for Children

Expansion Leads to Opportunity for A Total of 13,000 Children Across the City and Increases 2013 Budget Investment in Children's Programs by An Additional $9 Million continue reading »

Henry Cervantes Promotes Message of Peaces to Chicago Students

Amid the violence in low-income Chicago neighborhoods such as Little Village/La Villita, a Latino is teaching young people in several Catholic schools to be the bearers of a message of peace. continue reading »

Madigan Announces $1.4 Million Grant for Free Legal Help for IL Renters

Attorney General Distributes Funds from National Foreclosure Settlement - Attorney General Lisa Madigan today announced that nearly $1.4 million in fundin continue reading »

City Colleges’ Men’s Soccer Teams Face Off for the First Time This Season

Daley College Bulldogs to play Truman College Falcons at Kennedy-King College - A freshman trio will lead Daley College men’s soccer team as it faces off the first time this seas continue reading »

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on the Results of the Teachers Strike (VIDEO)

Following the Chicago Teachers Union strike, Mayor Rahm Emanuel released a video reflecting on the changes and status of the new contract. continue reading »

Gov. Quinn Announces IL Exports to Mexico Topped $3 Billion

Recently, Governor Quinn announced that Illinois exports to Mexico in the first half of 2012 topped $3 billion, a 13.7 percent increase. Mexico has played a key role in Illinois’ rise in exports with 20 percent growth in 2010 and 34 percent growth in 2011. continue reading »

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Alderman Ray Suarez Rally to End Violence

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Alderman Ray Suarez will rally residents in the 31st Ward to march against gang and gun violence on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 5:30 p.m continue reading »

U of I Study: Chicago Carwashes Taking Advantage of Immigrant Workers

Workers at Chicago carwashes, by and large Latino immigrants, are victims of labor abuse and wage theft, according to a study released Friday by the University of Illinois. continue reading »

Chicago Environmental Groups Look Into Land Reuse After Coal Plants are Decommissioned

Both of Chicago’s Coal Power Plants have been officially decommissioned. A Mayoral Task Force convened to discuss the reuse of the sites releases report highlighting common ground reached between community organizations, the City of Chicago and Midwest Generation. But community concerns over remediation are yet to be addressed. continue reading »

Governor Quinn to Lead Trade Mission To Brazil

Trip to Focus on Manufacturing, Agriculture, Biotechnology, Education and Tourism - Governor Pat Quinn will lead a trade mission to Brazil Sunday in an effort to increase eco continue reading »

COMMUNITY ALERT: Hispanic Male Wanted for Attempted Kidnapping - 10th District

10th District (Marquette) - About This Crime - On Wednesday, September 19, 2012, at approximately 5:30 pm, a juvenile was approached by a male Hispanic in the 3500 continue reading »

UNO Sets Grand Opening Celebration for Its Newest School

Thousands of Students, Parents, Community LeadersExpected at Festivities for $21 Million School on Northwest Side - The United Neighborhood Organization (UNO) will hold a grand continue reading »

Chicago Teachers’ Strike Ends: Classes to Resume Wednesday

The Chicago Teachers Union has reportedly called off their strike. Classes are to resume Wednesday after the Union's roughly 800 delegates agreed to the latest continue reading »

Governor Quinn Announces Record High of Illinois Exports to Mexico

Calls Mexican Independence Day a time to honor a century of friendship, trade - On the eve of Mexican Independence Day, Governor Pat Quinn today announced that Illinois continue reading »