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Man, 25, Shot and Killed in Humboldt Park

Wednesday afternoon, a man was killed in Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood in what police believe was a gang-related shooting. continue reading »

President Obama Meets with Hispanic Public Figures to Discuss Immigration

President Obama Meets with Hispanic Public Figures to Discuss Immigration

Thursday, President Obama hosted a number of "influential Hispanics from across the country to discuss the importance of fixing the broken immigration system." continue reading »

Mortgages Scare for Minorities According to Most Recent Study

Mortgages Scare for Minorities According to Most Recent Study

The report, Paying More for the American Dream V, examines the most recent home mortgage data available to the public, for New York City and six other metropolitan areas, continue reading »

American Learns the Importance of Knowing Spanish Slang

American Learns the Importance of Knowing Spanish Slang

No matter which you speak, nearly all languages have their own slang. For one American starting a new life in Chile, it took some getting used to. continue reading »

$15,000 Fine for Owl Kicking Soccer Player Luis Moreno

$15,000 Fine for Owl Kicking Soccer Player Luis Moreno

Panamanian soccer player Luis Moreno was sanctioned by the Environment Department of Barranquilla. continue reading »

Mexico’s Contribution to Pope John Paul II Beatification: A Miracle and Mangos

Mexico’s Contribution to Pope John Paul II Beatification: A Miracle and Mangos

This May 1st, the late Pope John Paul II will be beatified as México embraces the memory of one of the most charismatic religious leaders. continue reading »

Southern California Considers Financing Mexico Desalinization Plant

Southern California Considers Financing Mexico Desalinization Plant

Southern California water officials are now considering looking to Mexico to aid in the state’s on-going water issues by financing desalinization plants. continue reading »

Obama Meets with Panamanian President After Release of Revealing Wikileaks Documents

Obama Meets with Panamanian President After Release of Revealing Wikileaks Documents

President Obama will be meeting with Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli Thursday to discuss security and trade. This meeting comes after Wikileaks released State Department cables in which Martinelli was not spoken of favorably. continue reading »

Catholic Church in Colombia Continues to Garner Support for Right to Life Legislation

Catholic Church in Colombia Continues to Garner Support for Right to Life Legislation

The Catholic Church has extended until the first week of June, the deadline for collecting signatures throughout Colombia, in support of the request of some senators who wish to present continue reading »

Archie, Veronica, Betty and Jughead Now Digital and In Spanish

Archie, Veronica, Betty and Jughead Now Digital and In Spanish

Archie Comics is offering digital editions of their comics in Spanish, at www.archiedigital.com continue reading »

Study Finds Surgeons With Higher Proportions of Hispanic Patients Less Happy at Work

Study Finds Surgeons With Higher Proportions of Hispanic Patients Less Happy at Work

A study submitted to the Annals of Surgery suggests that surgeons “treating a large proportion of Hispanic patients were significantly less likely to be satisfied with their careers.” continue reading »

Man Pleads Guilty to Crimes Against Hispanics and Racial Intimidation

Man Pleads Guilty to Crimes Against Hispanics and Racial Intimidation

The Justice Department announced today that Johnny Mathis, 47, of Lecompte, La., pleaded guilty to two federal crimes for shooting at the home of three Hispanic men living across the street from him because of the victims’ race and national origin. continue reading »

Mexican Rock Band Maná Calls for Immigration Reform On the Eve of Their First Album in 5 Years

Mexican Rock Band Maná Calls for Immigration Reform On the Eve of Their First Album in 5 Years

Mexican rock band, Mana, calls for “justice for the undocumented” while attending Billboard’s Latin Music Conference in Miami. continue reading »

Massachusetts Workplace Fatalities Highest for Hispanics

Massachusetts Workplace Fatalities Highest for Hispanics

In a timely report titled “Dying for Work in Massachusetts: The Loss of Life and Limb in Massachusetts Workplaces” the state is finding out that Hispanics workers die on the job at a much higher rate than anyone else. continue reading »

Mayor Daley Breaks Ground on New Back of the Yards High School

Mayor Richard M. Daley, Alderman Cardenas and other community representatives today participated in a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Back of the Yards High School located at 2111 W. 47th Street in the New City community on the City’s southwest side. continue reading »