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July 2013 Archives

‘Devious Maids’ Actress Roselyn Sanchez Creates Foundation to Help Animals & Kids

‘Devious Maids’ Actress Roselyn Sanchez Creates Foundation to Help Animals & Kids

Puerto Rican actress Roselyn Sanchez has created a foundation, RS Events for Life, for the purpose of collecting funds to help children and animals, her publicist said Monday. continue reading »

REPORT: Nearly Half of All Mexicans Living in Poverty, Sustained on $4 a Day

REPORT: Nearly Half of All Mexicans Living in Poverty, Sustained on $4 a Day

The proportion of Mexicans living below the poverty line was 45.5 percent in 2012, while 9.8 percent of the population was destitute, the National Council to Evaluate Social Development Policy, or Coneval, says in its latest report. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Houston Woman Injured in Spain Train Wreck Dies

JUST IN:  Houston Woman Injured in Spain Train Wreck Dies

According to the family and KHOU, Myrta Fariza of Houston has died from injuries sustained during the Spanish train wreck in Santiago de Compostela. continue reading »

MISSING: North Carolina Family Needs Help Locating Teen Brenda Hernandez

MISSING: North Carolina Family Needs Help Locating Teen Brenda Hernandez

A North Carolina family is desperately searching for a teen who went missing earlier this year. Police in Raleigh are asking for the public's help in locating 15-year-old Brenda Regules Hernandez, who went missing in February. continue reading »

Latina Mom’s First Visit to Six-Flags Turns Fatal as “Texas Giant” Flings Her to Death

Latina Mom’s First Visit to Six-Flags Turns Fatal as “Texas Giant” Flings Her to Death

It was Rosy Esparza’s first visit to Six Flags Over Texas and unfortunately it was her last when she plunged to her death on Friday from the Texas Giant roll coaster ride. continue reading »

Georgia Teen Missing After Fight with Parents About Instagram Friend

Georgia Teen Missing After Fight with Parents About Instagram Friend

A young Hispanic girl disappeared this week after an argument with her parents regarding meeting a boy she was talking to online.Beverly Knepper, 14, continue reading »

Teen Heroes Rescue Kidnapped 5-Year-old Jocelyn Rojas

Teen Heroes Rescue Kidnapped 5-Year-old Jocelyn Rojas

Authorities in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, are looking for a suspect in the kidnapping of 5-year-old Jocelyn Rojas, who was rescued by two teenagers who followed the kidnapper's vehicle on their bicycles, WGAL television said Monday. continue reading »

Latinos in Fort Worth, Texas being Targeted by Black Armed Robbers

Latinos in Fort Worth, Texas being Targeted by Black Armed Robbers

Fort Worth, Texas authorities are on the look out for armed gunmen who are targeting Latinos in their crimes. continue reading »

Raymond Rodriguez: Chronicler of Mass Mexican Deportations during Great Depression, Dies at 87

Raymond Rodriguez: Chronicler of Mass Mexican Deportations during Great Depression, Dies at 87

The chronicler of the mass deportation of over 1 million Mexican and Mexican-Americans during the Great Depression and author of “Decade of Betrayal” has died at 87. continue reading »

Over 70 Women Rescued in Mexico City from Sex-Slave Ring

Over 70 Women Rescued in Mexico City from Sex-Slave Ring

Mexican authorities have busted up a sex-slave ring operating out of Mexico City’s strip clubs freeing 74 women held against their will. continue reading »

Unemployment Rate Remains at 7.6%, Hispanic Unemployment Increases to 9.1%

Unemployment Rate Remains at 7.6%, Hispanic Unemployment Increases to 9.1%

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics June’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 7.6 percent. The rate is slight better than anticipated, market expectations were at 7.5 percent. continue reading »