Latino State News

INTRODUCING: HS-News “Matinee” Featuring Up and Coming Latino Filmmakers

INTRODUCING: HS-News “Matinee” Featuring Up and Coming Latino Filmmakers

Celebrating, supporting and promoting Hispanic and Latin America's new generation of Filmmakers. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Locks 5-year-old Daughter in Closet, Starves Her for Looking Like Her Father

LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Locks 5-year-old Daughter in Closet, Starves Her for Looking Like Her Father

Social workers found a severely malnourished 5-year-old girl in a closet in her mother’s house July 18. The child is reported to have been starved and beaten due to her resemblance to her father. continue reading »

Chatty Chihuahuas Scare World’s Tallest Dog

Chatty Chihuahuas Scare World’s Tallest Dog

The world’s tallest dog has realized what many little dog owners have long known. Chihuahuas may be tiny, but they can be mighty scary. George the Great Dane, is the largest the dog in the world. continue reading »

Labor of Love: Argentine Man Fulfills Late Wife Dream Guitar Garden

Labor of Love: Argentine Man Fulfills Late Wife Dream Guitar Garden

Using over 7,000 cypress and eucalyptus trees, Pedro Martín Ureta built a giant guitar visible from space on his property. continue reading »

Mexico Cartels Equipping Themselves with Crudely-Armored Vehicles

Mexico Cartels Equipping Themselves with Crudely-Armored Vehicles

As the drug war rages in Mexico, the cartels are increasing their number of crudely-armored assault vehicles. “Narco-tanks” known as narotanques, “rhino trucks” and “monster trucks” known as monstruos are evidence that the narcos are extending their infantry operations. continue reading »

La Ladrona of El Cajon, California – Have You Seen Her?

La Ladrona of El Cajon, California – Have You Seen Her?

The FBI and police from El Cajon, California are seeking your help to find and identify this unknown female. The ladrona of El Cajon is responsible for robbing a Bank of the West this past Friday. continue reading »

“Black Swan” Producer Buys Rights to Chilean Miners Film

“Black Swan” Producer Buys Rights to Chilean Miners Film

“Black Swan” and “Shutter Island” producer Mike Medavoy has purchased the rights to the extraordinary story of the 33 Chilean miners who spent 69 days underground. The script will be written by José Rivera (“Motorcycle Diaries”) and production is expected to start next year. continue reading »

A Quiet 42nd Birthday Weekend for Jennifer Lopez in Miami

A Quiet 42nd Birthday Weekend for Jennifer Lopez in Miami

Jennifer Lopez celebrated her 42nd birthday yesterday quietly amongst family and friends and no Marc Anthony. She started celebrating on Friday when she was joined at The Forge Restaurant in Miami with her mom, sister, manager Benny Medina, and some girlfriends. continue reading »

New Mexico Gov. Tells 10,000 People to Verify their Residency

New Mexico Gov. Tells 10,000 People to Verify their Residency

In new Mexico, Gov. Susana Martinez is continuing to work against undocumented immigrants. The governor is fighting against the state issuing driver’s licenses to the undocumented, and has now asked 10,000 foreign nationals to verify their New Mexico residency. continue reading »

Mexican Inmate Caught Raffling 5 Star Prison Cells, Decorated by Prison Guards

Mexican Inmate Caught Raffling 5 Star Prison Cells, Decorated by Prison Guards

An inmate in Sonora, Mexico, was caught holding sweepstakes for 3 “luxury suite” prison cells! continue reading »

Mexican Police Arrest Over 1,000 for Human Trafficking in Country, Majority Arrested Were Women

Mexican Police Arrest Over 1,000 for Human Trafficking in Country, Majority Arrested Were Women

Federal police agents in the state of Chihuahua have arrested over 1,030 in the border city of Juarez on charges of human trafficking and sexual exploitation. continue reading »

Chávez Returns to Venezuela Determined to Rule Until 2031

Chávez Returns to Venezuela Determined to Rule Until 2031

Hugo said he was free of cancer cells, and that the illness would not mar his 2012 campaign. continue reading »

U.S. Recall of Papayas Imported from Mexico, Possibly Linked to 97 Cases of Salmonella

U.S. Recall of Papayas Imported from Mexico, Possibly Linked to 97 Cases of Salmonella

Agromod Produce, Inc. of McAllen, Texas is recalling all Papayas, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. continue reading »

Weekend Shootings Leaves 4 dead, 13 Wounded – One Victim from Humboldt Park

Police are reporting that last night in separate shooting incidents 4 people were killed while another 13 were wounded. The Back of the Yards murder victim has been identified as 28 year old Beto Rodriguez. He was shot Sunday morning at approximately 3:00 a.m. at the 4900 block of South Wolcott. He was pronounced dead at the Stein Institute. continue reading »

75 Democrats Sign Letter to Obama Against HALT Act, That Strips His Right to Administer Deportations

75 Democrats Sign Letter to Obama Against HALT Act, That Strips His Right to Administer Deportations

A dozen pro-immigrant Democratic Members of Congress gathered for a press conference today to release a letter to President Obama saying they are opposed to the HALT Act, which they described to the President as "an attack on your integrity that should not pass unnoticed or unopposed." The letter was signed by 75 Democrats. continue reading »