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Tag Results for "Hispanic News"

Studies May Be Misrepresenting the Economic Progress of Mexican-Americans

Some researchers believe that certain studies have not accurately indicated the economic progress of descendants of Mexican immigrants in the United States, and actually underestimate the growth. continue reading »

ACLU Charges FL Foreclosure Courts Depriving Hispanics & Blacks Opportunity to Save Home

The American Civil Liberties Union today filed a petition in a Florida appellate court charging that the foreclosure court system in Lee County systematically denies homeowners a fair opportunity to defend their homes against foreclosure. The special “mass foreclosure docket” continue reading »

“Racist” Juror Sentenced to Indefinite Jury Duty After Outrageous Comments

Though apparently trying to avoid jury duty, one Brooklyn woman was sentenced to it indefinitely after making offensive comments about minorities and the NYPD, Tuesday. continue reading »

2nd Death Sentence in Racially Motivated Murder of 9 yr Old Brisenia Flores

An Arizona jury has handed down a second death sentence in the murder of a Latino man and his 9-year-old daughter, who were targeted by border vigilantes continue reading »

Increase in Pet Food and Product Sales in Latin America Indicate a Growing Middle Class

Latin Americans seem to really love their pets. In fact, sales of pet care products and food are seeing a surge, especially in Brazil. Between 2005 and 2010, according to Euromonitor International data, continue reading »

President’s Approval Amongst Hispanics and Blacks Slipped in March

A Gallup poll released today shows President Obama’s approval rating is slipped amongst Hispanics and Blacks in March. continue reading »

Kate Del Castillo and Rico Rodriguez to be Honored by St. Jude’s Hospital

Kate del Castillo, from the Telemundo show "La Reina del Sur" and Rico Rodriguez, from the Emmy award-winning show "Modern Family," will be honored at the 2nd Annual St. Jude 'Estrellas por la Vida' (Stars for Life) gala on April 15, 2011, continue reading »

Google Voice Search Now Available in Latin American Spanish Thanks to Crowdsourcing

Google has announced that its Voice Search product is now available in Indonesian, Malaysian, and Latin American Spanish, and it credits local users taking part in crowdsourcing for the new language availability. continue reading »

Activists Want Outside Investigation of Disappearances Linked to Top Police Official in Juarez

Mere weeks into his job, Lt. Col. Julian Leyzaola is being accused of human rights violations, much like those he faced as a Tijuana law enforcement official. Monday, human rights activists demanded that Ciudad Juarez’s secretary of public security be investigated continue reading »

Telenovelas Key to Spanish-language Networks’ Gain in the Primetime Race

In February and March, Univision was the fourth-rated broadcast network in primetime, topping even NBC. Now, Telemundo is racing to catch up with its Spanish-language rival, and in the process utilizing the proven (yet still risky) formula of putting out must-see telenovelas. continue reading »

Spaniards Looking for Work Abroad Running into Language Barrier

As Spaniards face high unemployment in their native country, many are looking abroad for work, but coming face-to-face with the issue of poor foreign-language skills. continue reading »

Expert says, “Catholicism is Destined to be Abandoned” in Mexico

Roberto Blancarte, a sociologist and historian, and one of the nation’s top specialists on religious on topics of religion, has said that each day of the last decade, more than 1,000 Mexicans left the Catholic Church. continue reading »

New York Governor: State’s Borders Will Remain Open, Immigrants Welcome

“…If you want to make New York your home, we want you,” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said at a Hispanic conference Saturday.As some say Cuomo, 53, is eying a presidential run in 2016, continue reading »

Colonias Not Restricted to Border Towns

Luz Almendarez lines the inside walls of her faded pink mobile home with old family photographs and images honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe. continue reading »

CDC Reports on Chicago Obesity and Inactivity Rates

A recently released national report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that surveyed inactivity and obesity rates on a county-by-county basis reinforces what doctors have long been saying. The inactive need to be more active. continue reading »

Comcast to Launch Several New Hispanic-Owned Television Channels

Comcast Corporation today announced that it is taking the first steps to launch ten new independent channels over the next eight years, including eight that are Hispanic and African American owned or operated. continue reading »

Hispanics “Lifeguards for Christianity in America”

Reverend Samuel Rodriguez, president of The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, America’s largest Hispanic Christian organization, spoke with The Christian Post on the increase of Hispanics in the country and their impact in terms of Christianity. continue reading »

Colombian Drug Traffickers Now Using Subs to Transport Drugs

Until last month, the boat of choice for Colombian drug traffickers was the semisubmersible, which would float just below the water’s surface and only have the air and exhaust pipes above water. Now, however, the smugglers have graduated to full on submarines to covertly transport their drugs. continue reading »

An Assessment of Aging Latino’s: ‘The Latino Age Wave’

Between 2008 and 2030 the Latino population aged 65 years and older will increase by 224 percent compared to a 65 percent increase for the white population aged 65 and older. continue reading »

Banks in Brazil Being Sued for Approving Loans for Deforestation

Two banks in Brazil are being accused of funding deforestation in Amazon, one of the banks being the country’s largest. State-run Banco do Brasil and Banco da Amazonia are being sued by the state of Para. continue reading »