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Hispanic Achievers License Plate Available in Florida

Hispanic Achievers License Plate Available in Florida

National Hispanic Corporate Achievers, a Not-For-Profit Organization, is the founder of the first Hispanic License Plate in the US. Proceeds from the plate sales will benefit community services and scholarships throughout Florida. continue reading »

Florida Shooter Posed Possible Security Threat Before Attack

Florida Shooter Posed Possible Security Threat Before Attack

The man who murdered six people in the Miami suburb of Hialeah was a solitary person who had left his job at Miami Dade College when he learned of plans to fire him over concerns he might engage in violence. continue reading »

Zimmerman, Wetbacks, and Being Latino in the U.S.

Zimmerman, Wetbacks, and Being Latino in the U.S.

If George Zimmerman wants to downplay his Latino side, so be it. We wouldn’t know about it if not for his notoriety. We wouldn’t care if he were George “who?” If he were just another random son of a Peruvian immigrant we’d grant him the option to self-identify as a Latino, or not, or Peruvian-American, or Hispanic, or whatever suited his personal point of view. continue reading »

High Speed Boat Chase near Miami Beach Results in $35 Million Cocaine Seizure

High Speed Boat Chase near Miami Beach Results in $35 Million Cocaine Seizure

The Coast Guard is reporting the seizure of 2,300 pounds of cocaine, with a street value of $35 million, after a high-speed boat chase on the Caribbean Sea near Miami Beach. continue reading »

Gold Coins from Sunken 1715 Spanish Galleon Found at Ocean’s Bottom near Florida

Gold Coins from Sunken 1715 Spanish Galleon Found at Ocean’s Bottom near Florida

A total of 48 gold "escudos" making up part of the treasure from a 17th-century galleon have been recovered on Florida's east coast, the media reported Monday. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Gun-Toting Felon Arrested Thanks to Facebook Photos

LATINO BLOTTER: Gun-Toting Felon Arrested Thanks to Facebook Photos

A Florida man was arrested and plead guilty to illegally possessing firearms after being caught on Facebook. Alain Ramirez, 28, was convicted of felony burglary in 2008, and was therefore not allowed to possess firearms or ammunition. continue reading »

Miami’s Casa Casuarina, aka Versace Mansion, Faces Uncertain Future

Miami’s Casa Casuarina, aka Versace Mansion, Faces Uncertain Future

Casa Casuarina, the South Beach mansion where Italian designer Gianni Versace was murdered in 1997, faces an uncertain future after its current owner filed for bankrutpcy protection. continue reading »

Man Steals $2M in Merchandise from Toys-R-Us Stores Across the Country

Man Steals $2M in Merchandise from Toys-R-Us Stores Across the Country

A man named Ignatius "Michael" Pollara is accused of stealing more than $2 million in merchandise from Toys-R-Us stores across the country. According to Florida investigators, Pollara is one of the continue reading »

People With Money Could Buy Visa Under Immigration Reform

People With Money Could Buy Visa Under Immigration Reform

The U.S. Senate wants to create an “investor visa,” which would expand the current EB-5 program by lowering the investment threshold for foreign nationals seeking U.S. residency. continue reading »

STUDY: For Hispanics and Black George Zimmerman Shows Criminal Injustice

STUDY: For Hispanics and Black George Zimmerman Shows Criminal Injustice

Blacks and Hispanics are more likely than whites to believe that George Zimmerman would have been arrested immediately had he shot a white person, according to a newly published study. continue reading »

Fertility or Birth Rate? What Jeb Bush Really Meant

Fertility or Birth Rate? What Jeb Bush Really Meant

Jeb Bush got the Twitter to flutter over the weekend because of something he said. He was speaking at the Faith & Freedom Coalition conference in Washington when he made this statement: continue reading »

One Ethnic Minority Part of All Woman Jury Deciding George Zimmerman’s Fate

One Ethnic Minority Part of All Woman Jury Deciding George Zimmerman’s Fate

The state of Florida has chosen an all woman jury to determine the fate of George Zimmerman on charges of murdering African-American teen Trayvon Martin. continue reading »

POLL:  Florida Voters Not Thrilled with Rubio’s Work on Immigration

POLL:  Florida Voters Not Thrilled with Rubio’s Work on Immigration

Florida voters give Sen. Marco Rubio negative ratings for his work on immigration reform and strongly disagree with his vote in the U.S. Senate against requiring background checks for those buying gun continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Police Find Cocaine Between Man’s Toes, He Claims “Not Mine”

LATINO BLOTTER: Police Find Cocaine Between Man’s Toes, He Claims “Not Mine”

A Florida man was arrested earlier this month after police discovered cocaine between the man's toes. Martin Perez, 33, was arrested on a battery charge in St. Lucie County, Florida on June 2. continue reading »

Spanish-Language CNN Latino Now Available in Miami

Spanish-Language CNN Latino Now Available in Miami

CNN Latino, a Spanish-language programming block tailored for the U.S. broadcast market, will be available in South Florida starting next August. continue reading »