1. Skip to navigation
  2. Skip to content
  3. Skip to secondary content



Latino State News

January 2013 Archives

LATINO BLOTTER: Child with Developmental Disabilities Locked in Cage, Family Goes to Movie

LATINO BLOTTER: Child with Developmental Disabilities Locked in Cage, Family Goes to Movie

A mother in New Mexico was arrested and charged with child abuse after she a developmentally disabled was found locked in a wooden cage while the family went to a movie. continue reading »

British Archaeologist Says Neanderthals Sang Opera

British Archaeologist Says Neanderthals Sang Opera

Neanderthals sang opera, British archaeologist Steven Mithen, originator of the theory that music was used as a form of pre-linguistic communication by these pre-historic people, told Efe. continue reading »

Nets Center Brook Lopez Names to NBA All-Star Reserve List

Nets Center Brook Lopez Names to NBA All-Star Reserve List

Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez has been named by NBA Commissioner David Stern as an Eastern Conference All-Star reserve. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING : Women Attempt to Smuggle Cocaine in Duct Tape Diapers

EXTREME TRAFFICKING : Women Attempt to Smuggle Cocaine in Duct Tape Diapers

Does this drug diaper make my butt look big? Two woman returning to New York after a trip to the Dominican Republic were arrested after Customs continue reading »

Spain Remembers 40th Anniversary of Late Author Miguel Delibes’s Election to RAE

Spain Remembers 40th Anniversary of Late Author Miguel Delibes’s Election to RAE

A writer who was skeptical, reticent, disillusioned and, above all, aware of his scant influence within the Royal Spanish Academy, or RAE, the late Miguel Delibes always sought in his novels depicting provincial life to enrich his native tongue. continue reading »

Mexico Cracks Down on “Narco-Miners”

Mexico Cracks Down on “Narco-Miners”

Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office (Procuraduría General de la República, PGR) this month has frozen the finances of the Coahuila-based mining company Materiales Industrializados, an alleged narco-miner continue reading »

Agencies seize more than $13.6 million in fake NFL merchandise during ‘Operation Red Zone’

Agencies seize more than $13.6 million in fake NFL merchandise during ‘Operation Red Zone’

Speaking at a National Football League (NFL) news conference Thursday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton and NFL Vice President for Legal Affairs Anastasia Danias announced the record-breaking results of a nationwide enforcement operation. The initiative, dubbed 'Operation Red Zone,' commenced Sept. 1, 2012 continue reading »

Chinese Dissident Ai Weiwei’s Work Being Exhibited at Spanish Musem

Chinese Dissident Ai Weiwei’s Work Being Exhibited at Spanish Musem

The first exhibition in a Spanish museum of the work of Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei, under house arrest in his homeland and stripped of his passport for his criticism of the government, shows his obsession for truth and falsehood. continue reading »

Miami Heat Defeat Brooklyn Nets 105-85 in NYC

Miami Heat Defeat Brooklyn Nets 105-85 in NYC

LeBron James let his game do the talking after some brash comments by a Brooklyn Nets player, leading his defending-champion Miami Heat to a 105-85 road victory over the New York City team at the Barclays Center. continue reading »

Celcilia Munoz - The Four Things President Obama Wants to Do to Fix Immigration

Celcilia Munoz - The Four Things President Obama Wants to Do to Fix Immigration

Right now, there are 11 million people living in a shadow economy. There are Americans waiting in long lines to reunite with their families. There are employers who are exploiting the system by hiring undocumented workers, and that threatens the wages and working conditions of American workers. None of this is good for the economy, and it isn’t fair for the middle class. continue reading »

Justice Dept Sues to Block Anheuser-Busch Purchase of Mexico’s Grupo Modelo Beer

Justice Dept Sues to Block Anheuser-Busch Purchase of Mexico’s Grupo Modelo Beer

The Department of Justice filed a civil antitrust lawsuit today challenging Anheuser-Busch InBev’s (ABI) proposed acquisition of total ownership and control of Grupo Modelo. continue reading »

Spainish Archaeologists in Egypt Find 3550-Year-Old Sarcophagus

Spainish Archaeologists in Egypt Find 3550-Year-Old Sarcophagus

The discovery of a 3,550-year-old child's sarcophagus near the southern Egyptian city of Luxor could shed light on a little-known period of Ancient Egypt, Jose Manuel Galan, continue reading »

NGO Launches Campaign to Save 500,000 Slave Laborers in Argentina

NGO Launches Campaign to Save 500,000 Slave Laborers in Argentina

The non-governmental organization La Alameda has launched a campaign against slave labor in Argentina, alleging that 200 years after the foundation was laid for the abolition of slavery in the South American nation, the practice had "changed form" and affected nearly 500,000 people. continue reading »

Mexican President Peña Nieto Says No To Privatizing PEMEX

Mexican President Peña Nieto Says No To Privatizing PEMEX

State-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, will not be privatized and the public should be wary of those who seek to "mislead or confuse" this issue, President Enrique Peña Nieto said. continue reading »

Are Alec Baldwin and Spanish Wife, Hilaria Thomas, Expecting a Child?

Are Alec Baldwin and Spanish Wife, Hilaria Thomas, Expecting a Child?

According to multiple sources, including In Touch magazine, Alec Baldwin and his Spanish-born wife, Hilaria Thomas, are expecting their first child together. Baldwin and Thomas were married in New York in June of 2012, and it continue reading »