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April 2013 Archives

Mexican Grandfather and Youth Coach Wins Deportation Reprieve

Mexican Grandfather and Youth Coach Wins Deportation Reprieve

U.S. immigration authorities lifted a deportation order against Eduardo Mireles, an undocumented Mexican immigrant who coaches youth soccer teams in North Carolina. continue reading »

Earth Day 2013: Honoring Nohra Padilla’s Earth Saving Work in Colombia

Earth Day 2013: Honoring Nohra Padilla’s Earth Saving Work in Colombia

As the U.S. joins others countries around the world celebrating Earth Day 2013 today, Colombia is celebrating one of their country’s great informal environmentalists, Nohra Padilla. continue reading »

A “Keeping Families Together” Story- But I Never Lost Hope.. ( VIDEO)

A “Keeping Families Together” Story- But I Never Lost Hope.. ( VIDEO)

I am from Ecuador and I came to this country 15 years ago. When I was a kid I was a victim of domestic violence at home and then when I was 16 I had encountered another domestic violence experience. I came to this country was to escape that life. continue reading »

Boston Marathon Bombings Being Investigated - No Suspects Yet

Boston Marathon Bombings Being Investigated - No Suspects Yet

Boston authorities investigating the double-bombing at the Boston Marathon continue to look for suspects. Three people are confirmed dead and over hundred have been injured some with life threatening injuries. continue reading »

Mexico Says No to Emergency Contraception for Rape Victims

Mexico Says No to Emergency Contraception for Rape Victims

Women who are rape victims in Mexico lack any sure way to get the emergency contraception they have a right to, the Information Group on Reproductive Choice, or GIRE, said Monday. continue reading »

$338 Million Powerball Winner Pedro Quezada to Pay Neighbors Rent

$338 Million Powerball Winner Pedro Quezada to Pay Neighbors Rent

Dominican immigrant and recent $338 Million Powerball winner Pedro Quezada is going to pay the rent of his Passaic, New Jersey neighbors for a couple of months, one of his close friends announced to the NY Daily News. continue reading »

National Program to Fight Hunger in Mexico Launches Today

National Program to Fight Hunger in Mexico Launches Today

The Mexican government under the leadership of President Enrique Peña Nieto launched a national program to combat hunger in the country. The program, The National Crusade Against Hunger, will received over $23 billion funding to combat hunger of which one in every four Mexican suffers with. continue reading »