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Latino State News

June 2013 Archives

New York City Welcomes Spanish Fashion

New York City Welcomes Spanish Fashion

The Spanish SoHo Mile once again put the New York City spotlight back on the Iberian nation's fashion industry, whose stores are increasingly numerous in that neighborhood of Lower Manhattan. continue reading »

Cleveland Indian’s Chris Perez & Wife Face Narco Possession Charges

Cleveland Indian’s Chris Perez & Wife Face Narco Possession Charges

Cleveland Indian’s relief pitcher Chris Perez, and his wife Melanie, 29, have been charged with misdemeanor drug charges, which indicates the possession of low-levels of pot. continue reading »

Mexican: No Concessions Given to China for Trade Accords

Mexican: No Concessions Given to China for Trade Accords

A senior Mexican trade official said agreements with China to bolster bilateral relations, open the Asian giant's market to certain Mexican products and resolve trade disputes were reached without "any concessions or compensation." continue reading »

Illinois Dream Fund To Give $100,000 in Scholarships to Undocumented

Illinois Dream Fund To Give $100,000 in Scholarships to Undocumented

The privately financed Illinois Dream Fund announced Friday the awarding of the first college scholarships, for a total of $100,000, to undocumented immigrants who have been accepted to universities in the state. continue reading »

Shakira is a GENIUS says MENSA with 140 IQ

Shakira is a GENIUS says MENSA with 140 IQ

Everyone who has followed Shakira’s career, her rise from Barranquilla, Colombia club singer to cross-over international superstar, assumes she’s got some brains. Now its official not only is Shakira, 36, smart she is a certified genius. continue reading »

U.S. Gov’t Sanctions Significant Members of MS-13 Gang

U.S. Gov’t Sanctions Significant Members of MS-13 Gang

The U.S. Department of the Treasury with the assistance of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), designated six members of the notorious El Salvadoran gang Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) Wednesday, pursuant to Executive Order, which targets transnational criminal organizations (TCOs) and their supporters. continue reading »

FC Barcelona Doctors Give “Okay” to Messi for World Cup Qualifiers

FC Barcelona Doctors Give “Okay” to Messi for World Cup Qualifiers

FC Barcelona's team doctors on Friday gave striker Leo Messi the all-clear to play in the Argentine national squad's upcoming World Cup qualifiers. continue reading »

1.4 Million Latino Voters Are Not Asleep

1.4 Million Latino Voters Are Not Asleep

1.4 million more Latinos voted in the 2012 presidential election than in 2008. The number seems to be lost in the latest round of national political speculation. continue reading »

Eva Longoria’s “Devious Maids” Gets Ready for Premiere

Eva Longoria’s “Devious Maids” Gets Ready for Premiere

Actress Eva Longoria is executive producer of "Devious Maids," the Lifetime TV series about Hispanic domestic help working in Beverly Hills. continue reading »

Luis Miguel’s Daughter Michelle Salas Happy with Modeling Career

Luis Miguel’s Daughter Michelle Salas Happy with Modeling Career

Model Michelle Salas, daughter of Mexican singer Luis Miguel, said in the cover story of the latest People en Español magazine that she's happy with her career and her economic independence. continue reading »

Puerto Rico’s Eduardo Lalo Wins Literary Award in Venezuela

Puerto Rico’s Eduardo Lalo Wins Literary Award in Venezuela

Puerto Rican author Eduardo Lalo was named Thursday as the winner of Venezuela's Romulo Gallegos International Novel Prize for "Simone." continue reading »

Chinese President Praises Latin America

Chinese President Praises Latin America

Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a message of praise to the countries of Latin America and hailed the promising moment they are enjoying in their relations with Beijing. continue reading »

19th Century Shipwreck Located Off Of Mexico

19th Century Shipwreck Located Off Of Mexico

Mexican marine archaeologists have located the wreck of the 19th-century British ship HMS Forth, which sank off the Yucatan Peninsula 164 years ago, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Chile has Most Broadband Connections in LatAm, Argentina No. 2

Chile has Most Broadband Connections in LatAm, Argentina No. 2

Chile has the highest 2-megabyte broadband Internet penetration rate for landline and mobile connections in Latin America, a report released in Bogota said. continue reading »

Public Relations Group Launches Scholarship Program for Hispanic Undergrads

Public Relations Group Launches Scholarship Program for Hispanic Undergrads

The Hispanic Public Relations Association's New York Chapter announced the creation of the HPRA-NY Scholarship Program to assist New York area students of Hispanic descent (origin) achieve their educational goals. continue reading »