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February 2013 Archives

Latino Heroes: Window Washers and Super Heroes All in One

Latino Heroes: Window Washers and Super Heroes All in One

When you ask Chicagoans Roberto Duran, Pedro Castro and Alejandro Pantoja what they do for a living be prepared for an answer that will put a smile on your face. continue reading »

Cost of College Said to be Keeping Minorities in Poverty

Cost of College Said to be Keeping Minorities in Poverty

Going to college has become a losing proposition for a growing number of minority youth in Colorado who find themselves burdened with student debt in an economy that is short on good-paying jobs continue reading »

9-Year-old That Gave Birth in Mexico, Raped by Step-Father

9-Year-old That Gave Birth in Mexico, Raped by Step-Father

The girl who gave birth last month at a hospital here is at least 12 years old - not 9 - and the pregnancy resulted from rape by her step-father, prosecutors in the western Mexican state of Jalisco said. continue reading »

Employees of Mexican Newspaper Briefly Kidnapped, All Returned Safely

Employees of Mexican Newspaper Briefly Kidnapped, All Returned Safely

A criminal group kidnapped five workers at Mexican daily El Siglo de Torreon and held them for several hours, a spokesman for the northern state of Coahuila's Attorney General's Office told Efe. continue reading »

Can You Help This Man Find his Birth Family?

Can You Help This Man Find his Birth Family?

"Help Me Find My Birth Family" reads a sign being held by a young man in a photo now circulating on the internet. The unidentified man was reportedly given up for adoption in continue reading »

Latin America News: Bus Crash in Colombia Leaves 6 Dead

Latin America News: Bus Crash in Colombia Leaves 6 Dead

Six people, including a child, died when a small bus crashed on a highway in Norte de Santander, a province on Colombia's border with Venezuela, the highway patrol said. continue reading »

Death in PEMEX Blast Rises to 32

Death in PEMEX Blast Rises to 32

A powerful explosion at the headquarters of state-owned oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos left at least 25 dead and 101 injured, according to the Mexican government's latest bulletin. continue reading »