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Tag Results for "Hispanic Current Events"

Antonio Banderas, Alejandro Sanz to Sing Duet at Gala

Antonio Banderas on Tuesday in this capital announced the fourth Starlite benefit gala, which will be held on Aug. 10 in the southern Spanish resort city of Marbella and at which the actor will sing with Alejandro Sanz. continue reading »

Latina Cop Reprimanded for Speaking Spanish, English-Only Says NYC

New York police officer Jessenia Guzman filed two complaints with the U.S. Labor Department after she was reprimanded at work for having uttered a phrase in Spanish while on the job. continue reading »

JUST IN: Supreme Court Makes NO Decision on Affirmative Action, Sends Case Back to Lower Court

The Supreme Court will not make a decision on the affirmative action case of Fisher v. University of Texas instead it will send the case back to the lower court. continue reading »

STUDY: Kids Exposed to More Fast Food Ads on Spanish-Language TV

Hispanic preschoolers, children and adolescents viewed, on average about 12 foods ads per day on television in 2010, with the majority of these ads appearing on English-language TV, whereas fast-food represented a higher proportion of the food ads on Spanish-language television, according to a study published Online First by JAMA Pediatrics, a JAMA Network publication. continue reading »

Mexico’s Gendarmerie to Have 5,000 Members

Mexico's new National Gendarmerie will have 5,000 members, who will receive military and police training to help the states deal with public safety problems, Government Secretary Miguel Angel Osorio Chong said. continue reading »

Julio Iglesias Kicks Off Summer Concert Series in Spain

Julio Iglesias filled the ancient Teatro Romano in Merida, Spain, where a devoted crowd sang along with the artist, with the strains of his greatest hits on the weekend. continue reading »

STUDY: Hispanic Culture Protects Latino Teens from Violence

Latino kids who spend unstructured leisure time with friends, participate in certain nonschool activities and have part-time jobs may encounter high levels of violence in their communities. continue reading »

U.S. Concerned About Restrictive Communications Law in Ecuador

The United States is concerned by the Ecuadorian National Assembly’s passage last Friday of a Communications Law that could restrict freedom of the press and limit the ability of independent media to carry out its functions as a critical part of Ecuador’s democracy. continue reading »

The Supreme Court Decisions That Didn’t Come… Yet

Mark your calendar, today will go down in history as the day that nothing significant happened. All bets were that it wouldn’t be that way. In fact at approximately 8:59:55 this morning I held my breath. Then, nothing. continue reading »

STUDY: For Hispanics and Black George Zimmerman Shows Criminal Injustice

Blacks and Hispanics are more likely than whites to believe that George Zimmerman would have been arrested immediately had he shot a white person, according to a newly published study. continue reading »

U.S. Reaffirms Commitment to LatAm Security, Development

The United States remains committed to Latin America's security and development through multiple bilateral cooperation accords and within the framework of a "pragmatic" and mutually respectful relationship, a senior Obama administration official told Efe. continue reading »

Vigilantes Take Mexico’s Safety Into Their Own Hands

A vigilante group in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero on Friday blocked the highway between the Mexican port of Acapulco and Zihuatanejo to demand that the federal government enact measures to restore safety to the region. continue reading »

Andres Calamaro Says Next Album Will be “More Classical”

Andres Calamaro's next work will be "more classical," close to the original rock and roll, and with lyrics closely reflecting "reality," the Argentine singer said while presenting the press with some of the numbers from the disc, which only awaits a few finishing touches. continue reading »

Migrants Crossing Through Mexico to Be Eligible for Health Care

Mexico promised to offer medical care to migrants crossing its territory at a meeting in which that country, Central America, Colombia and the Dominican Republic worked on an integration plan that goes well beyond economic accords. continue reading »

How did Luis de la Garza Go from Latino Leader to the “Mesh Mask Bandit” Bank Robber?

This week Texas FBI captured the prolific bank robber dubbed the “Mesh Mask Bandit” who is tied to at least 19 bank robberies in northern Texas. continue reading »

TS Barry Kills 1, Injures 3 in Mexico

Barry, which made landfall in Mexico as a tropical storm but has since weakened to a low-pressure system, left one dead and three injured and caused damage in at least 19 municipalities in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, authorities said. continue reading »

Fertility or Birth Rate? What Jeb Bush Really Meant

Jeb Bush got the Twitter to flutter over the weekend because of something he said. He was speaking at the Faith & Freedom Coalition conference in Washington when he made this statement: continue reading »

Police Arrest 8 on Terrorism Charges in Spain

Eight people of Spanish nationality were arrested in the city of Ceuta for suspected ties with a terrorist network close to al-Qaeda that enlists jihadists in Spain to send them to fight in Syria, the Interior Ministry said Friday. continue reading »

Nicaraguan Air Force Chief Killed in Helicopter Crash

Air force chief of staff Col. Manuel Lopez and nine other military personnel died in the crash of a military helicopter, the Nicaraguan armed forces said. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Arrest 12 Suspected People Traffickers

Police arrested 11 Central Americans and a Mexican on people trafficking charges in Hidalgo, a state in central Mexico, officials said. continue reading »