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Hispanics in Chicago are Moving

According to the 2010 census, the number of Hispanics in Chicago has gone up, but the neighborhoods in which they live are changing, as many are moving further from the downtown area. continue reading »

Hispanics in Chicago are Moving

According to the 2010 census, the number of Hispanics in Chicago has gone up, but the neighborhoods in which they live are changing, as many are moving further from the downtown area. continue reading »

Chile Plans to Build New Prisons and Grant Pardons to Ease Overcrowding

Just last year, in an overcrowded Chilean prison, 81 inmates burned to death after a prison riot erupted. Now, to ease said overcrowding, Chile’s government will grant as many 10,000 pardons. continue reading »

Immigrant Advocate Faces Deportation to a Country in Which He Was Tortured By Those in Power

In the 1970s, a leader of Chile’s Revolutionary Left Movement (MIR) was tortured by the then-dictator, Augusto Pinochet’s government. He was expelled from the country after the torture, continue reading »

Latinos Pivotal to Population Growth in Arizona for the Last Decade

Latinos were pivotal to the population growth in Arizona in the last decade, comprising nearly half (48%) of the overall increase in residents since 2000, according to a National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund analysis of newly released Census 2010 data. continue reading »

Hispanic Standout:  Chicago’s Marty Castro Appointed Chair of U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

On the heels of President Barack Obama appointing Chicago attorney and prominent Hispanic business man, Marty Castro to the Commission on Civil Rights, he was appointed the chair person of the Commission via an affirmation vote at the Commission's first meeting. continue reading »

COMMUNITY ALERT: Wanted for Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault, Robbery, Vehicular Hijacking

On March 7th 2011 at approximately 8:22 p.m. a 34 year old female victim returned home and pulled her vehicle inside her garage in the 2500 block of North Avers. continue reading »

Latino parents to travel to Springfield, tell legislators: “Invest in our communities, invest in o

In the wake of devastating funding cuts to Latino-serving early care programs, the Latino Policy Forum organizes second annual Advocacy Day to state capitol. continue reading »

La seguridad hospitalaria varía en todo el país, según un informe

Según los investigadores, el lugar al que acuden los pacientes a recibir tratamiento puede significar la diferencia entre la vida y la muerte. continue reading »

Hollywood Studios Aren’t Tapping the Hispanic Market Very Well, With Some Exceptions

It appears that the more Hollywood tries to get the attention of Hispanics, the worse they are at, and they’re missing out on a huge opportunity that the release of 2009’s Fast & Furious nailed. continue reading »

USDA Offers Hispanic Female Workers an Over $1 Billion Lawsuit Settlement

The USDA is offering a up a billion dollar settlement in hopes of ending a years-long lawsuit in which hundreds of Hispanic female farmers say they were discriminated against when applying for loans and other assistance between 1981 and 2000. continue reading »

US Cancer Survivors Grows to Nearly 12 Million

The number of cancer survivors in the United States increased to 11.7 million in 2007, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health. continue reading »

Justice Sonia Sotomayor Opens Up About Dating, Double Standards and the Finality of Her Decisions

During her recent visit to Northwestern University, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor was rather candid in her responses to the university’s law students. continue reading »

Maryland DREAM Act Moves to the State Senate, Would Give Undocumented In-State Tuition Rates

In Maryland, an amended DREAM Act is moving along to the state senate, and if passed, will give undocumented immigrant students in-state college tuition rates. continue reading »

Wounded Fisherman Says Travel Agency Should Have Warned Him of Violence in Mexico

A man who took part in a fishing trip/tour in Mexico is now suing the company that arranged the vacation for negligence after he was shot. His negligence lawsuit states that the tour company failed to warn its customers about the dangers of certain destinations. continue reading »

United Southwest Chamber of Commerce Event

Promote your business, meet new contacts, build business relationships in the community and enjoy appetizers and refreshments. continue reading »

Classroom Environment May Affect Kids’ Mental Health

First-graders suffer when teacher support and material resources are lacking, study suggests. First-grade classrooms with poor environments -- not enough resources, teachers who feel disrespected by colleagues continue reading »

Latinos Represent Significant Number of California Youth

More than half (51%) of Californians under 18 are Latino, according to a National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund analysis of newly released Census 2010 data. continue reading »

Republican Lawmakers in Texas Attempt to Repeal State’s DREAM Act

Just months after the federal DREAM Act failed to pass in the U.S. Senate, Republicans in Texas are looking to repeal the state’s version, stating the economic impact of the DREAM Act is costing the state millions of dollars. continue reading »

U.S. Extraditions from Mexico Increasing

As Mexico’s drug war spills into the United States, authorities are having more violent encounters with criminals. As a result, the number of extradition requests being sent to Mexico are increasing, but so too are the number granted, says a new report. continue reading »