Latino State News

Sites in China, Mexico, Brazil get World Heritage Status

Six sites located in Brazil, China, Mexico, France's Reunion Island and the South Pacific nation of Kiribati won World Heritage status yesterday from a Unesco panel meeting in Brazil. The Unesco World Heritage Committee, in a 10-day meeting in Brasilia that will wrap up tomorrow, has already added or extended 17 other sites to its list, bringing the total number of sites around the world with the prestigious stamp to 910. continue reading »

White Sox Ozzie Guillen Not Happy with Latino’s Treatment

White Sox Ozzie Guillen Not Happy with Latino’s Treatment

Always outspoken , Ozzie Guillen says he is the only person concerned with the use of performance enhancing drugs in Latin America, and disagrees strongly with the fact that translators are not provided for young recruits from Latin America like they are for other non-English speaking athletes. continue reading »

National Park’s Free Access on August 14 and 15 - Plan Your Visit Now

National Park’s Free Access on August 14 and 15 - Plan Your Visit Now

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that the National Park Service will waive entrance fees on August 14 and 15 to encourage all Americans to visit our national parks. continue reading »

Every Summer, Some 1.5 million Mexican Free-Tailed Bats Migrate from Mexico

Every Summer, Some 1.5 million Mexican Free-Tailed Bats Migrate from Mexico

Twenty years ago, Richard Phillip Eckert and Virginia Eckert Garrett donated to The Nature Conservancy a cave near the small Hill Country town of Mason that is the site of an amazing natural phenomenon. Every summer, some 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats migrate from Mexico to the cave to birth and raise their pups. And on most summer nights from roughly the middle of May through the middle of October, the public is invited to sit just a few feet from the bats as they emerge from the cave. continue reading »

Marc Anthony Announce U.S. Tour, Kicks off Latin American Run

Marc Anthony Announce U.S. Tour, Kicks off Latin American Run

Marc Anthony is set to entertain fans in North America and Latin America this summer. Tickets to the US tour go on sale today. Anthony will kick off his stateside tour at the Madison Square Garden in his native New York on September 10. continue reading »

Man shot standing on corner at 1100 block North Pulaski

A 36 year old man was shot as he stood on the corner of the 1100 block of North Pulaski at 4:30 pm Saturday. Two people approached the man, one took out a gun and shot the man twice, according to police. No one is in custody at this time. continue reading »

Chile to Return Ambassador to Honduras; Recognized President Lobo

Chile to Return Ambassador to Honduras; Recognized President Lobo

A year after the coup, Chile reestablishes relations with Honduras and recognizes President Porfirio Lobo was elected in a free and democratic process. Lobo was elected by over 56% of the vote in last November’s elections. continue reading »

Colombia y Venezuela No Logran Acuerdo por Crisis

Colombia y Venezuela no lograron el jueves limar asperezas para superar la ruptura de sus relaciones diplomáticas, en una cumbre mediada por cancilleres sudamericanos que dejó pocas promesas. continue reading »

Sacudida a la Estructura del Cártel de Sinaloa

La muerte de Ignacio Coronel afectará la operación del cártel de Sinaloa en todas sus vertientes: desde la adquisición de químicos para la elaboración de drogas sintéticas hasta la producción y tráfico de éstas a Estados Unidos continue reading »

Se Celebra Primera Boda Gay en Argentina

Dos hombres que llevan 27 años juntos forman la primera pareja que contrajo enlace civil este viernes en Argentina bajo el amparo de una ley aprobada por el Congreso, una legislación pionera a nivel nacional en América Latina. continue reading »

The City of LA Ushers in Immigrant Pride Month

The City of LA Ushers in Immigrant Pride Month

The city of LA has approved a resolution declaring August Immigrant Pride Month. With 40% of her 1.6 million population consisting of immigrants, the move is meant to be a “positive counter example” to continue reading »

Colombia y Venezuela No Logran Acuerdo por Crisis

Colombia y Venezuela no lograron el jueves limar asperezas para superar la ruptura de sus relaciones diplomáticas, en una cumbre mediada por cancilleres sudamericanos que dejó pocas promesas. continue reading »

Uruguay Receives $6.85 Million Grant for Water in Rural Communities

Uruguay Receives $6.85 Million Grant for Water in Rural Communities

The Inter-American Development Bank approved a $6.85 million grant to expand access to better sanitation and water services in Uruguayan rural communities and schools. The grant for the “Small Rural Communities Water Supply Program” comes from the Spanish Cooperation Fund for Water and Sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean. The government of Uruguay will provide an additional $6.85 million for the program administered by the IDB and executed by the state-owned utility OSE. continue reading »

Sherriff Joe Proves- No Rest for the Wicked

Sherriff Joe Proves- No Rest for the Wicked

Sheriff Joe Arpaio launched his 17th “crime suppression” sweep in Maricopa County vowing to have his deputies and volunteers check the immigration status of those arrested. Arpaio admits he timed his operation to send a message that nothing is continue reading »

Jueza que Bloqueó Parte de ley de Arizona Recibe Amenazas

La juez federal Susan Bolton, que bloqueó parte de la polémica ley SB1070, que criminaliza la inmigración ilegal en el estado de Arizona (EE.UU.), ha sido amenazada por grupos opuestos a su dictamen, informaron hoy las autoridades. continue reading »