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Immigration Activists Arrested For Protesting in Chicago

A score of activists were arrested Friday in downtown Chicago during an act of civil disobedience to demand a voice in the negotiations on immigration reform now taking place behind closed doors in Washington. continue reading »

Mexican Man Brings Fresh Juice Concept to Chicago Commuters

The Mexican Jose Torres arrived in the United States undocumented and unable to speak English, but after 15 years he is an outstanding student, works in the Chicago Archdiocese and is getting ready to open a second store for selling juices and natural foods in another of the city's train stations. continue reading »

Chicago Police Discover 350 Pounds of Cannabis Stuffed in Frozen Strawberries

Chicago Police arrested a 41-year-old south suburban man involved in a cannabis trafficking operation that included a rental truck filled with numerous buckets of frozen strawberries concealing cannabis. Officers discovered the buckets contained a total of 350 pounds of cannabis with an estimated street value of more than $853,000. continue reading »

Chicago Family of Missing Undocumented Deaf-mute Reach Out to Mexican Consulate

The family of Juan de Dios Romero, an undocumented Mexican deaf-mute missing since April when he tried to cross the border into Arizona for the second time in a few days, asked the consul general of Mexico in Chicago to help them find him "dead or alive." continue reading »

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Thousands Apply for Deferred Action in Chicago

Thousands of undocumented immigrants jammed the installations of Chicago's Navy Pier, where some stood in line all night to be among the first to apply for a new program that promises protection from deportation. continue reading »

Mexico Shocks Bosnia Late

A last gasp winner from Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez was the difference in Mexico’s 2-1 victory over Bosnia this week. continue reading »

Chicago Suburb Files Civil Suit Against Latin Kings

The city of Aurora has joined several municipalities in the Chicago area who are appealing to the civil courts to try and limit the activities of gangs like the Latin Kings. continue reading »

Mexican Woman Supports Family By Selling Metal Recyclables in Chicago

Mexican immigrant Erika Lopez is known as "the iron lady" because for two years she has scoured the streets of Chicago in search of discarded metal objects, mattresses and all kinds of recyclable material that she later sells to support her four daughters and jobless husband. continue reading »

ACLU Charges Chicago Minority Neighborhoods Have Less Police Protection

The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois (ACLU) and a Chicago neighborhood organization have filed suit against the City of Chicago alleging minority neighborhoods receive less police protection versus white neighborhood. continue reading »

América Ferrara Joins the London Cast of “Chicago”

Emmy winning actress América Ferrara will star as Roxie Hart from November 7 in The West End production of Chicago in London. América Ferrera will step on to the stage at the Garrick Theatre, for an eight-week run. continue reading »

Mexican Legend Goalie Jorge Campos Stops by Chicago to Teach KIds About Soccer

Watch pictures of last Weekend’s Soccer Clinic at RIIS Park inside! continue reading »

April 2-3 2011. Lollapalooza goes to Chile!

Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell has confirmed that the music festival will be traveling South of the border next year. continue reading »

How to Save Money and Avoid Storm Damage

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Park Of Mexican Heroes to be Inaugurated in Pilsen

Next November 20th at 11:00 am, will be the inauguration of the Park of Mexican Heroes, next to the Benito Juárez Community Academy continue reading »

How to Save Money and Avoid Storm Damage

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Bored Chicago? HS-News has the Perfect Solution for the Weekend Blues

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Department Of Tourism Releases New Chicago Neighborhoods eBook: “Eat Play Love Our Neighborhoods”

In an attempt to keep visitors and locals in the loop (no pun intended) with the best of the city's many neighborhoods, the Department of Tourism has released "Eat Play Love Our Neighborhoods," a free e-book that includes descriptions, history, cultural information and the most relevant foods in 75 neighborhoods throughout Chicagoland. continue reading »

NCLR to Host First-Ever Latino Focused Workforce Development Conference

NCLR (National Council of La Raza), the largest national Latino civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States, will hold its 2010 Workforce Development Conference—“¡Listo! Preparing Latino Workers for the New Economy” continue reading »

Chicago’s Latino Theater Company “Teatro Vista” Celebrates 20 Years

The award winning theater group Teatro Vista, Chicago's largest equity Latino company, is celebrating its 20th season, with an original performance entitled "26 Miles." continue reading »