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INFOGRAPHIC: Abortions: Latin America and the Great Debate

In a region known for it's devout Catholics, the abortion debate is currently playing out amongst lawmakers across Latin America. While legal in some countries in others doctors and their patients who undergo the procedure may face criminal charges. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: The Calderon Administration

Felipe Calderon was in office December 1, 2006 - November 30, 2012. During this period Mexico, and the world, dealt with various events ranging from the financial crisis to swine flu. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: If The World Were 100 People

What would the Earth's population look like if there were only 100 people? What percentage of the population would Latin Americans make up? How many would speak Spanish? What about literacy rates? continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: A Hispanic Thanksgiving

As with many traditional American holidays, Hispanics have added their own touch. In Hispanic households Pavohcòn, Calabaza en Tacha, and Tostones have found their place on the Thanksgiving dinner table. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC- Campaign Funding for 2012 Presidential Election

According to the census estimates, there are 2.4 million more potential Hispanic voters in the 2012 election than back in 2008. Both political parties have made huge efforts to appeal to this massive number of new voters as shown, in part, by the increased ad spend. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: What Influences Latino and African Youth Voters

With just 4 days until the 2012 general election, the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning & Education (CIRCLE), the premiere youth think tank based at Tufts University, released an infographic and key summary of polling data, which was released over the last week on youth and the 2012 election. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: The History of Hispanics in Hollywood

Hispanics have had a long history in Hollywood. Latino actors range from Rita Hayworth to Javier Bardem and have had roles in silent films to 3D. Even though Hispanic actors have been acting since the 1920s, only recently have they had more prominent roles. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: U.S. Immigration Enforcement

Immigration and immigration enforcement have been covered daily in the news as well as a hot topic for both parties' 2012 platforms. Many misconceptions and "statistics" have been thrown around. Here are the facts. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Hispanics and Higher Education

Today, Latinos are the fastest growing demographic in the United States. They represent 1 out of every 6 people in the country and have an estimated annual buying power that exceeds $1 trillion. It is also expected that one in four children enrolled in K-12 public schools will be Latino by 2020. While these numbers are projected to increase substantially in the years ahead, they are expected to fall short in one critical area—the number of Latino college graduates. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Hispanics and Higher Education

Today, Latinos are the fastest growing demographic in the United States. They represent 1 out of every 6 people in the country and have an estimated annual buying power that exceeds $1 trillion. It is also expected that one in four children enrolled in K-12 public schools will be Latino by 2020. While these numbers are projected to increase substantially in the years ahead, they are expected to fall short in one critical area—the number of Latino college graduates. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Immigration Integration by the Numbers

From wage disparities to insurance coverage, the National Immigrant Integration Conference (NIIC) takes a look at immigration integration by the numbers. NIIC is designed to take the public dialogue on immigration beyond the border enforcement headlines and dive deep into the effort to diversify the American Dream by ensuring that immigrants have the opportunity to become integral members of the U.S. communities they call home. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Education Rates for U.S. Latinos on the Rise

The Pew Hispanic Center recently reported that Hispanics are now the largest minority group on college campuses as well as in public schools. Colleges have seen a 20% increase in Hispanic students enrolling between 2010 and 11. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Latin America’s Final Medal Count at the 2012 Olympics

Of the 962 medals awarded, Latin America won 56. Ranging from Mexico's gold in soccer to Guatemala's first olympic medal, Latin America did very well at the 2012 Olympics. Check out HS News' infographic to see which LatAm country had the highest medal count. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Housing Quality in Latin America

How many families are homeless or live in poor quality houses? Despite the strong economic performance Latin America and the Caribbean has enjoyed in the past decade, the lack of adequate housing for low income people remains a serious development problem for the region. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Mexican Cartels (Sinaloa vs Los Zetas)

Currently, the Sinaloa and Los Zetas Cartels are in a war, forcing other cartels to take sides and new alliances are forming. Unfortunately, 60,000 people have died since President Calderón (PAN) declared war on drug traffickers in 2006. Hispanically Speaking News does a side-by-side comparison of Mexico's most ruthless cartels, Sinaloa and Los Zetas. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Latin America’s Best Cities to Live In

The ranking system is based on a report by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) using a spatial adjusted livability index. The EIU ranked 70 cities internationally, Hong Kong ranked the highest and Harare, Zimbabwe ranked the lowest. The other scores (ie- education) are out of 100. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Peru’s Commitment to Child Survival

In Peru, the number of children dying before their fifth birthday has dropped by an amazing 76% in the last 20 years. But their under 5 mortality rate is one of highest in the region and challenges remain - find out more by checking out UNICEF's infographic on child survival. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Where is Innovation Happening in Latin America?

The Global Innovation Index (GII), a composite indicator that ranks countries/economies in terms of their enabling environment to innovation and their innovation outputs. Globally, Latin America ranked between 39 and 118 (out of 141). continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: How Does Latin America Rank in Happiness?

Latin America proves to be home to some of the happiest places on earth. While Costa Rica is the global leader, some other countries did not fare as well. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: 2012 Mexican Presidential Elections

Sunday, July 1st, is election day in Mexico. Nearly 80 million Mexicans are registered to vote, but far less will make it to the polls. Hispanically Speaking News's infographic takes a look at the candidates, election statistics, and why the 2012 elections will differ from years past. continue reading »