Latino State News

Lied-to Latino Sues MLB for $12 Million After Being Promised Security Position but Made Chauffeur

Lied-to Latino Sues MLB for $12 Million After Being Promised Security Position but Made Chauffeur

William Diaz is claiming that Major League Baseball (MLB) is anti-Latino after he was hired under a phony job title and paid less than what was agreed upon, all in an attempt “to create the appearance that it continue reading »

Rubén Blades Announces Book of Daily Poetic Observations

Rubén Blades Announces Book of Daily Poetic Observations

The Panamanian singer/actor wrote a poetic observation every day for a year, now with more than 365, he wants to publish them in a book format. continue reading »

2011 Teen Choice Award Nominees: Enrique, Bruno & Selena Make the Cut.  VOTE HERE.

2011 Teen Choice Award Nominees: Enrique, Bruno & Selena Make the Cut.  VOTE HERE.

Hurray for all you teen fans, the nominations are out for this year's Teen Choice Awards and we are excited that Enrique, Bruno, Selena amongst other Latino stars made the cut. continue reading »

Agriculture Tech Company to Help Boost Puerto Rico’s Economy

Agriculture Tech Company to Help Boost Puerto Rico’s Economy

Puerto Rico’s economy looks to get a boost when Monsanto, an agriculture technology company, expands its research and development laboratories. continue reading »

Madoff Offends Hispanic Cultural Icon: Calls Himself the “Human Piñata” of Wall Street

Madoff Offends Hispanic Cultural Icon: Calls Himself the “Human Piñata” of Wall Street

Bernie Madoff has not only robbed and pillaged monies from friends and family he has now offended a critical Hispanic cultural icon the beloved pinata. continue reading »

Mexican Soccer Players Suspended For Having Sex With Prostitutes

Mexican Soccer Players Suspended For Having Sex With Prostitutes

Eight players from Mexico’s national team have reportedly been suspended after being caught with prostitutes. The players have been suspended for six months continue reading »

Nearly 80 People Injured in Cuba Train Crash

Nearly 80 People Injured in Cuba Train Crash

A local newspaper is reporting that two trains collided in the Cuba province of Guantanamo Tuesday, injuring at least 79 people. The driver of the smaller of the of the two continue reading »

America Ferrera Marries Boyfriend Ryan Piers Williams

America Ferrera Marries Boyfriend Ryan Piers Williams

Ugly Betty star America Ferrera married her longtime boyfriend, Ryan Piers Williams, on Monday after announcing their engagement last June. The two met when Ryan cast America in a student film while attending the University of Southern California. continue reading »

Hugo Chávez Resurfaces Alive and Well and Still in Cuba (VIDEO)

Hugo Chávez Resurfaces Alive and Well and Still in Cuba (VIDEO)

Eager to put an end to speculations about the current condition of president Chávez, Cuban and Venezuelan state TV stations release video proof. continue reading »

Spanish Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan by Road Bombs, Making It Deadliest NATO Mission for Spain

Spanish Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan by Road Bombs, Making It Deadliest NATO Mission for Spain

Two Spanish armed force members in there 20’s are amongst the dead in a deadly bombing in Afghanistan while three other Spaniards were injured. The roadside land mine was tripped when the military vehicle the Spaniards were riding triggered it. continue reading »

Mexico’s Peace Movement and Poet Sicilia Meets with Mexican President Calderon

Mexico’s Peace Movement and Poet Sicilia Meets with Mexican President Calderon

Mexican President Felipe Calderón met with representatives of the Peace Movement, including founder and poet Javier Sicilia, Julián LeBaron and María Herrera. continue reading »

Leon Cathedral in Nicaragua Added to Distinguished UNESCO World Heritage Site List

Leon Cathedral in Nicaragua Added to Distinguished UNESCO World Heritage Site List

The United Nations has added cultural sites in Ukraine, Mongolia, France and Nicaragua to the World Heritage List, closing out this year’s selection with a total of 25 sites, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) reported today. continue reading »

Justice Department Files Lawsuit Alleging Immigration-Related Employment Discrimination by Farmland

Justice Department Files Lawsuit Alleging Immigration-Related Employment Discrimination by Farmland

The Justice Department today filed a lawsuit against Farmland Foods Inc., a major producer of pork products in the United States, alleging that it engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination by imposing unnecessary documentary requirements on non-U.S. citizens when establishing their authority to work in the United States. Farmland Foods, a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods Inc., is headquartered in Kansas City, Mo. continue reading »

Walmart Exec Discusses New Urban Retail Strategy, Plans to Roll Out Minority Supplier Program

At its 2011 Annual Luncheon, Metropolitan Planning Council also awards the Burnham Award for Excellence in Planning to Magellan Development Group for Lakeshore East continue reading »

Madrid Gets Its Own Walk Of Fame (VIDEO)

Madrid Gets Its Own Walk Of Fame (VIDEO)

Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz and Pedro Almodóvar inaugurated on Monday Madrid’s Walk of Fame, showcasing its first 25 stars! continue reading »