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Tag Results for "Hispanic Current Events"

U.S. Army, USHLI to Reinforce Education for Hispanic Youth

The U.S. Army is once again joining forces with the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) to ensure Hispanic youth are prepared to attend college and become leaders in their communities. continue reading »

Bill to Stop Evictions Gets Top Priority in Spain

Spain's governing conservative Popular Party and main opposition Socialists agreed Wednesday to expedite a citizens' bill that would halt evictions of homeowners who are behind on their mortgage payments. continue reading »

Pope Benedict Made Personal Decision to Step Down

Pope Benedict XVI said here Wednesday that he decided to resign the papacy "in full freedom for the good of the Church." continue reading »

Russian Ballet to Perform “Sleeping Beauty” Throughout Mexico

The Russian Ballet of St. Petersburg is in Mexico for an 18-city tour that will feature "Sleeping Beauty," with the first performance scheduled for Wednesday in Mexico City, organizers said. continue reading »

Archaeologists Discover Pre-Hispanic Sculptures at Sun Pyramid in Mexico

Mexican archaeologists found several sculptures in a ditch at the Sun Pyramid in Teotihuacan that were used to decorate the temple about 1,500 years ago, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Toy Industry Hopes to Entice Hispanic Market with Spanish Speaking Toys

The 110th American International Toy Fair has brought the latest in playthings to New York, with the $22 billion toy industry using the event to showcase new creations that incorporate the latest technology and even use Spanish. continue reading »

Carnival Cruise’s Floating Human Waste Disposal Cancels More Sailings to Mexico

Carnival Cruise has announced more cancelled sailings on its floating sh*t house, also known as, Carnival Triumph. The company has now cancelled a total of 14 planned sailings from February 11 through April 13, 2013. continue reading »

Negative Reaction to Sen. Marco Rubio’s Response to SOTU

The following is a response by ‘Somos Indpendents’ to Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s Republican response to President Obama’s State of the Union. The group apparently is not pleased with Rubio’s lack of passion for immigration reform especially in light of his own's family benefiting from a very generous immigration policy. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Sets Sights on Rio 2016

Spain's Rafael Nadal, the world No. 5, said Tuesday that his long-term goal was to play in the tennis tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. continue reading »

Christian Fashion Show Touts Modesty with Style

While New York City may be hosting the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, this weekend Tampa, Fla. opened its doors to Christian Fashion Week. continue reading »

Senate Committee Approves Hagel for Defense Secretary

The Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday approved the nomination of former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel as the country's new defense secretary. continue reading »

Python Challenge: 50 Captured Out of 100,000 Living in Everglades

At least 50 snakes were captured in Florida's Python Challenge, part of an effort to control an invasive species that has been ravaging native wildlife in the Everglades. continue reading »

Police Narrow in on ex-LAPD Officer Suspected of Killing Cops

Christopher Dorner, the former Los Angeles police officer being sought by police for murdering three people, opened fire Tuesday on sheriff's deputies pursuing him near Big Bear Lake, California, wounding two of them, media outlets said. continue reading »

Republican Party Rolls Out New Spanish Twitter Feed

The Republican Party rolled out a new Spanish-language Twitter feed on Tuesday, hours before President Barack Obama was set to deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. continue reading »

Honduran Agriculture School Prepares Its Students For Agro-Industry

Escuela Agricola Panamericana, whose motto has been "learning by doing" since it was founded 71 years ago, started its 2013 term with 1,290 students, the majority of them Latin Americans, from 15 countries. continue reading »

Spanish Socialists Want to Stop Corporate Giving to Political Parties

The head of the PSOE - Spain's main opposition party - Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba, on the weekend as a way to prevent corruption proposed that companies not be allowed to give money to political parties and that the government be prohibited from hiring firms implicated in cases of financial irregularity. continue reading »

Ecuador Looking for Major International Support for Environmental Project

Ecuador's government hopes to raise about $240 million this year for the Yasuni-ITT environmental project, which would place large oil reserves in a section of the Amazon off limits to development, acting President Lenin Moreno said. continue reading »

Lacoste’s Snow Inspired Collection Wows Fashion Week

French design house Lacoste was a hit at New York's Fashion Week with its fall-winter collection, featuring a polar look, while Max Azria unveiled his second Herve Leger line for urban professional women. continue reading »

5 Cruise Crew Members Die During Lifeboat Drill in Spain

Five crewmen from a British cruise ship docked in Santa Cruz de La Palma, a city in Spain's Canary Islands, were killed and three others injured Sunday when a lifeboat plunged into the water during an evacuation drill, the emergency management office said. continue reading »

Spanish King Thanks Peña Nieto’s Efforts in Rape Case

Spain's King Juan Carlos called Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to thank him for his efforts in helping catch the individuals who raped six Spanish tourists last week in the Pacific resort of Acapulco, Royal Household officials told Efe. continue reading »