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LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Guilty of Running Both Maid Service and Brothel with Undocumented Women

Luiz M. Gutierrez, 56, of Marietta, pleaded guilty today in federal district court to conspiracy to entice individuals to cross state lines to engage in prostitution and to encourage and induce aliens to reside unlawfully in the United States. continue reading »

The Alignment Process

A project I am doing at work has me thinking. I am working on a curriculum project that I think of as an alignment process. In looking at individual courses, whether in grammar school or high school continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Two Tortured and Executed in Nuevo Leon

The bodies of two young men were found tortured and executed by soldiers yesterday in the back of a pickup truck in Cadereyta. On the west side of the road, the soldiers spotted a Ford Ranger abandoned white plates RG 11925, outside of 2 Brothers Ranch, where previously had been held the Western Rodeo El Mezcal. continue reading »

Jennifer Hudson Testifies at Murder Trial of Man Suspected of Killing 3 Members of Her Family

Monday, singer and actress Jennifer Hudson took the stand in a Cook County court room for the trial of the man accused of killing multiple members of her family. continue reading »

Cuban Actors Disappear after Arriving in U.S. For Tribeca Film Festival

Two Cuban actors, stars of a film about the adventures of three young people trying to leave Cuba, disappeared over the weekend after setting foot on U.S. soil on their trip from the island to present the movie at New York's Tribeca Film Festival, U.S. media outlets reported. continue reading »

Boston to Ensure Equal Opportunities for English Language Learner Students

The Department of Justice and the Department of Education reached agreement with the Boston Public Schools (the district) and its superintendent today to ensure that English Language Learner (ELL) students in Boston receive the services and supports they need to overcome language barriers. continue reading »

Five Puerto Rican High School Students Prepare for National Science Bowl

Five students from Notre Dame High School in the San Juan suburb of Caguas will travel to Washington this week to represent Puerto Rico in the National Science Bowl. continue reading »

Latina Teen Who Faked Deadly Cancer and Raised $17,000 Arrested

Angie Gomez, 19, has been arrested by El Paso, Texas authorities on charged of theft-by-deception stemming from her fraudulent fundraising for her cancer, which she never had. Last year the teen told classmates at Horizon High School her childhood leukemia had return and it was fatal. Everyone in school and the community rallied around her and her 'Achieve the Dream Foundation' raising money. It is not known if she ever returned the $17,000 raised. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Miguel Fernandez Annicaert Admits to Using Phone Camera to Look Under Skirts

A sworn complaint has been filed against Florida man who has admitted to using his cellphone camera to photograph and record video up women’s skirts and dresses. continue reading »

Dawn at Tepeyac

Zimmerman’s Release Strikes a Chord Wth Many- Twitter Erupts with “Kill that Mexican” Posts

It would appear that some on Twitter have not read one rather important rule: You may not publish or post direct, specific threats of violence against others. continue reading »

Rebecca Restrepo Named Elizabeth Arden’s First Global Makeup Artist

Elizabeth Arden, Inc. names Colombian Rebecca Restrepo as the brand's first ever Global Makeup Artist. Restrepo will serve as a spokesperson and the brand's ambassador for global employee, consumer and customer marketing communications. continue reading »

Help Find Missing Arizona 6-Year-Old Isabel Celis, Last Seen in Tucson on Friday

The search for a 6-year-old Arizona girl has intensified after FBI-trained dogs found something said to have interesting investigators. At around 8 a.m. Saturday, April 21, Isabel Celis was reported missing by her fat continue reading »

Selena Gomez Announced as Charity Ambassador for Ryan Seacrest Foundation (VIDEO)

On April 20, the Ryan Seacrest Foundation announced Selena Gomez as their first celebrity ambassador. During a visit to “On Air with Ryan Seacrest” Friday, Gomez and Seacrest made th continue reading »

5,000 Protest Urging Mexico City to Ban Bullfighting

Thousands of people took part in a demonstration over the weekend to urge Mexico City's Legislative Assembly to ban bullfighting, joining people in 26 other cities across the country who took part in protests to promote the same cause. continue reading »

Reaction to Senator Marco Rubio’s DREAM Act Proposal

This is in response to Rubio’s and Romney’s DREAM Act proposal. No call has to be raised and it is reasonable to ask Republicans to support Republican Orrin Hatch’s version of the DREAM Act. continue reading »

Mixtec Indians Give Concert Blending Ancient Melodies with Beatles Tunes

More than 50 young Mixtec Indians gave a concert in the western Mexican city of Guadalajara, in which they fused their ancestral musical tradition with melodies made famous by the legendary British rock group The Beatles. continue reading »

Latina Institute Applauds Move to Restore Care for Undocumented Pregnant Women

On Wednesday, Nebraska lawmakers voted to override the governor’s veto when they restored funding for maternity care for undocumented women—based on the premise that while a pregnant woman herself is ineligible for benefits, the fetus she carries can be enrolled in public health insurance. continue reading »

Harvard’s Latino Problem: After Forty Years, a Latino Studies Center is Still Missing on Campus

This weekend’s 15th Annual Latino Law Policy and Business Conference celebrated the rise of Latinos in the U.S. and Latin America, but also revealed Harvard’s most glaring weakness: After forty years, a Latino Studies Center is still missing on campus. continue reading »

CESAR MILLAN ‘DOG WHISPERER’ Divorce Settled- Cesar rakes in $170,000/month

Cesar Milan is divorced now and the details are out. The final divorce docs which were just filed, and they show Cesar pulls in an impressive $170,000 a month. Cesar must now pay ex-wife Ilusion a one-time payout of $400,000, as well as $23,000 a month in spousal suppor, plus another $10,000 in child support. continue reading »