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Tag Results for "Hispanic News"

Police Report: Man Beheaded in Arizona Stole From Mexican Drug Cartel

Wednesday, police confirmed that a man found beheaded in an Arizona apartment in October was killed after stealing from Mexican drug smugglers. On October, 10th, 2010, Martin Alejandro Cota-Monroy’s body was discovered continue reading »

Texas Department of Public Safety Urges Spring Break Vacationers to Stay Out of Mexico

Reminds boaters of dangers on Falcon Lake. The Texas Department of Public Safety is urging Spring Breakers to avoid traveling to Mexico because of continued violence continue reading »

Is a New iPhone/iPad Game App Racist? See For Yourself

People have been calling a newly released game app for iPhones and iPads just plain racist, and to be honest, it’s really no surprise. Sure Mariachi Hero could be amusing to some random continue reading »

IRS Has $1.1 Billion for People Who Have Not Filed a 2007 Income Tax Return

Refunds totaling more than $1.1 billion may be waiting for nearly 1.1 million people who did not file a federal income tax return for 2007, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. However, to collect the money, a return for 2007 must be filed with the IRS no later than Monday, April 18, 2011. continue reading »

March Is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer screening saves lives. If everyone aged 50 years old or older were screened regularly, as many as 60% of deaths from this cancer could be avoided. continue reading »

BBC Latin America Goes Off the Air After More Than 7 Decades

After 73 years on the air, broadcasts of BBC Latin America have ended as a result of a 16 percent cut in the British government’s funding of World Service. Along with BBC Serbian and Portuguese for Africa services, continue reading »

Less Invasive Surgery Just as Effective for Some Breast Cancer Patients

When breast cancer has spread to nearby lymph nodes, many doctors believe that removing several more nodes provides better treatment. But a new study suggests otherwise. The finding may change the way early-stage breast cancer is treated in some patients. continue reading »

The Air We Breathe: The Chicago Clean Air Design Challenge

The Air We Breathe is a regional design contest to address issues of air quality in two of Chicago's most affected neighborhoods - Pilsen and Little Village. continue reading »

Border Agent Killed Last Month Was Shot With Gun From U.S.

It has been confirmed that the gun used to kill a U.S. border agent last month came from Texas. On February 15th, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent Jaime Zapata was shot at a roadblock in the central Mexican state of San Luis Potosi. Another agent, Victor Avila was injured as well. continue reading »

Carlos is Crazy! Love Him or Hate Him, Sheen’s Shit Is Hilarious, and A New Website Thinks So Too

Born Carlos Irwin Estévez, Charlie Sheen has been all over the place recently, in terms of the media, and emotionally. Last month, after reported heavy partying, Sheen was hospitalized for the second time in as many years. continue reading »

Humboldt Park Family: 3 Killed, Many Injured in Kentucky Car Accident

On its way home from a wedding in Florida, an SUV driving through Kentucky on its way home to Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood, was struck by a truck, killing three of its passengers. continue reading »

California Group’s TV Ads Say Immigrants Are Taking All the Jobs, Want Immigration Stopped

Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) has launched a TV campaign in Bakersfield, California calling for on the government to lower the number of legal immigrants and temporary workers allowed in until Californians are working again. continue reading »

Two Phoenix Men Arrested for Attempting to Have Sex With Dogs

Two men have been arrested in Arizona for allegedly arranging to have sex with dogs. Authorities say one of the men, Patrick Stephen Trejo of Phoenix, 25, is a music teacher at a middle school. continue reading »

Facebook Brings Nicaraguan Youth Together Against President Ortega in “Virtual March”

Friday, thousands of Nicaraguan youth activists came together to protest President Daniel Ortega’s reelection bid. Around 16,000 young people, following in the footsteps of Egypt’s revolutionaries, continue reading »

Justice Department Renewing Commitment to Reaching Individuals with Limited English Proficiency

Whether in an emergency or in the course of everyday business, government agencies must always be ready and able to communicate effectively with all members of the public. continue reading »

LatPro Hosts Job Fair for Bilingual Professionals in Chicago

LatPro (www.LatPro.com), the essential job board for bilingual professional candidates, is partnering with the National Society for Hispanic Professionals (www.NSHP.org), to produce a nationwide career fair series that connects bilingual professionals with diversity-conscious employers. continue reading »

Illinois Mom Who Stabbed Daughter to Death Will Spend Next 25 Years in Jail

On Wednesday, an Illinois woman was sentenced to 25 years in prison for killing her daughter she claimed was possessed by a demon. Nelly Vasquez-Salazar, then 25, of Waukegan, Illinois, was convicted of stabbing her six-year continue reading »

Government Announces Process to Resolve Discrimination Claims of Hispanic and Women Farmers

The claims process offers a streamlined alternative to litigation and provides at least $1.33 billion in compensation, plus up to $160 million in farm debt relief, to eligible Hispanic and women farmers and ranchers. continue reading »

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Meets with Hispanic Teens

The Senior Senator from Nevada, Harry Reid, came to the battle ground where his former senatorial opponent Sharon Angle was declared ‘finished’ – the Rancho High School. continue reading »

145% Hispanic Population Growth in Alabama

As more state census figures are released they are bearing true what the general census numbers indicated – population growth in the U.S. was triggered by the growth in the Hispanic population. continue reading »