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Marc Anthony to Break Ground on New Orphanage in Dominican Republic

Marc Anthony to Break Ground on New Orphanage in Dominican Republic

The Maestro Cares Foundation (MC), founded by international pop icon Marc Anthony and entrepreneur Henry Cardenas, announced today details for its groundbreaking ceremony in La Romana Dominican Republic, where it will help provide a new residence hall and learning center for more than 150 orphaned children. continue reading »

U.S. Archdiocese Sends Aid for Cuba’s Sandy Victims

U.S. Archdiocese Sends Aid for Cuba’s Sandy Victims

The Catholic Archdiocese of Miami sent Monday to Cuba a shipment of more than 4 tons of provisions for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Archbishop Thomas Wenski told a press conference that continue reading »

NHCLC Partners with Food For The Hungry to Alleviate Poverty

NHCLC Partners with Food For The Hungry to Alleviate Poverty

It was announced this week that the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference has formed a strategic partnership with Food for the Hungry (FH). The NHCLC, known as the Hispanic Evangelical Association, the nation's largest Christian Hispanic organization, underscores its Justice directive through its partnership with FH by working through the Church to alleviate poverty. continue reading »

Heavy Rains in Dominican Republic Displace Over 10,000 People

Heavy Rains in Dominican Republic Displace Over 10,000 People

Dominican emergency authorities reported Sunday that 12,365 people have been forced from their homes and more than 3,000 houses have been destroyed in flooding from intense rains across the northern part of the country over the past two days. continue reading »

Thalia Helping Mexican Immigrants in New York After Hurricane Sandy

Thalia Helping Mexican Immigrants in New York After Hurricane Sandy

Mexican singer and actress Thalia took humanitarian aid and comfort Friday to compatriots in New York affected by Hurricane Sandy. "When I started seeing the destruction of Sandy I thought it was incredible, continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Deby Mejia Beats Sister, 10, Over a Bag of Cheetos

LATINO BLOTTER: Deby Mejia Beats Sister, 10, Over a Bag of Cheetos

A Texas woman is scheduled to appear in court on November 13 for allegedly beating her little sister over snack food. Police say Deby Mejia’s dislike for her little sister is so intense that something like seeing her e continue reading »

GUATEMALA: 29 Dead Following Major Earthquake

GUATEMALA: 29 Dead Following Major Earthquake

The death toll in the magnitude-7.4 earthquake that struck Guatemala on Wednesday rose to 29 and local authorities said that it could go higher. continue reading »

Mexico to Improve Country’s Neonatal Health Services with $350 Million Loan

Mexico to Improve Country’s Neonatal Health Services with $350 Million Loan

Mexico will improve its maternal, neonatal and post-neonatal health services with a loan of up to $350 million from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). continue reading »

Welcome to Latinos in Need

Welcome to our new Latinos in Need blog. continue reading »