Latino State News

¿Is Pancho Villa’s Trigger Finger at a Pawn Shop in Texas?

¿Is Pancho Villa’s Trigger Finger at a Pawn Shop in Texas?

How much would you pay for the finger of one of the most prominent Mexican Revolutionary generals? If your answer is $9,500 then you just may have a new center piece to put out for those family dinners. continue reading »

Caifanes REUNITED Plays Coachella 2011  (VIDEO)

Caifanes REUNITED Plays Coachella 2011 (VIDEO)

It’s a fest first for the Mexicans who played their first reunited show last week at Vive Latino. continue reading »

McCain and Kyl Introduce Plan for Increased Border Security

McCain and Kyl Introduce Plan for Increased Border Security

Last week, U.S. Senators John McCain and Jon Kyl introduced a new border security plan. They hope new legislation will help combat drug and immigrant smuggling, undocumented immigration, and stop violence at the U.S.-Mexico border. continue reading »

Documentary on Latino Motorcycling Culture Premieres

Documentary on Latino Motorcycling Culture Premieres

La Banda Films today announced the release of the documentary film, Harlistas: An American Journey, premiering April 2011. The film is directed by award-winning filmmaker Alfredo de Villa and follows the emotional journeys of real-life Harlistas continue reading »

“Rio” Flies to the Top, Debuting at No.1 at the Box Office

“Rio” Flies to the Top, Debuting at No.1 at the Box Office

A vibrant movie from the makers of “Ice Age” about overcoming your fears and making friends, “Rio” soared to the number one spot at the box office bringing in about $40 million in its debut weekend. continue reading »

Brazilian Police Going RoboCop (VIDEO)

Brazilian Police Going RoboCop (VIDEO)

Ahead of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, police debuted hi-tech RoboCop glasses able to recognize criminals in large crowds. continue reading »

Unauthorized Immigrants Pay Taxes Too

Unauthorized Immigrants Pay Taxes Too

Tax Day is an appropriate time to underscore the often-overlooked fact that unauthorized immigrants pay taxes. The unauthorized, like everyone else in the United States, pay sales taxes. continue reading »

Google Won’t Release Minority Hiring Numbers, Claiming it As a Trade Secret

Google Won’t Release Minority Hiring Numbers, Claiming it As a Trade Secret

Several minority organizations are asking and protesting for Google to release its minority hiring statistics much like other telecom companies have. continue reading »

Latin American Drug Cartels Have Reached Australia

Latin American Drug Cartels Have Reached Australia

A new report from the Australian Crime Commission has noted that Latin American drug cartels have stretched their arms all the way to the island continent. continue reading »

Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim Fined $1 Billion for Monopolistic Practices

Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim Fined $1 Billion for Monopolistic Practices

Mexican billionaire and the world’s richest man, Carlos Slim, is confirming that the telephone operator controlled by him has been fined $1 billion for ‘monopolistic practices’. continue reading »

LISTEN To J-lo’s New Single “Papi” (VIDEO)

LISTEN To J-lo’s New Single “Papi” (VIDEO)

This song is available now on iTunes, unlocked after thousands of fans "liked it" on Facebook continue reading »

Ronaldo and Bono had a Karaoke Duel in Sao Paulo (VIDEO)

Ronaldo and Bono had a Karaoke Duel in Sao Paulo (VIDEO)

The former soccer player, and the lead singer from U2 sang Rolling Stones and Talking Heads tunes at Sao Paulo's Secret Bar. continue reading »

On Palm Sunday Pope Addresses Violence in Colombia

On Palm Sunday Pope Addresses Violence in Colombia

At the end of the celebration of the solemnity of Palm Sunday and the Lord's Passion, the Holy Father prayed the Angelus with the faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square continue reading »

Brighton Park Alley Scene of Fatal Shooting

This weekend a 19-year old male was fatally shot in a Brighton Park alley. Luis Cordova, identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner, was shot in the head and shoulder late Friday night at the 2600 block of West 47th St. continue reading »

STUDY: Hispanic Car Buyers Prefer Imports

STUDY: Hispanic Car Buyers Prefer Imports

TrueCar.com, the authoritative voice in new car pricing and industry trend information, today released a study based on Hispanic car-buying behavior in 2010 that shows import brands and models dominating the top 10 list. Hispanic car-buyers in 2010 made up seven percent of all new vehicle retail purchases in the U.S. continue reading »