Latino State News

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s Herbert Chavez? Man Undergoes Plastic Surgery to Look Like Superman

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s Herbert Chavez? Man Undergoes Plastic Surgery to Look Like Superman

Like many children, Herbert Chavez had dreams of being Superman, flying through the air, saving the world from destruction time and time again, but Chavez took that dream to the extreme. continue reading »

Selena Gómez and Justin Bieber Duet at The Biebs’ Show in Rio de Janeiro (VIDEO)

Selena Gómez and Justin Bieber Duet at The Biebs’ Show in Rio de Janeiro (VIDEO)

Bieber and Gómez decided to treat Brazilian crowds with something special, check their performance of "Who Says." continue reading »

Romeo Santos Inks TV Deal with Will & Jada While Releasing Solo Album (VIDEO)

Romeo Santos Inks TV Deal with Will & Jada While Releasing Solo Album (VIDEO)

Listen to the new single by Romeo Santos, who will star in a comedy series produced by Will and Jada Pinkett Smith. continue reading »

Mexico: Corrupt Police Allow Prisoners to Keep Kidnap Victims in Jail, 32 Bodies Found in Veracruz

Mexico: Corrupt Police Allow Prisoners to Keep Kidnap Victims in Jail, 32 Bodies Found in Veracruz

Officials are saying that a number of officers at northern Mexico prisons allowed members of Los Zetas drug cartel to hold their kidnap victims in the local jails while they awaited the ransom payments from the victims' families continue reading »

JUST IN:  Fitch Downgrades Spain’s Credit Rating from AA-plus to AA-minus

JUST IN:  Fitch Downgrades Spain’s Credit Rating from AA-plus to AA-minus

Fitch, the international credit rating agency, has just downgraded Spain’s credit rating by two notches from AA-plus to AA-minus. This downgrade was done on the heals of the agency downgrading Italy’s rating from A+ to AA-. continue reading »

Global Violence Report Shows Homicide Rate Highest in Central and South America for Young Men

Global Violence Report Shows Homicide Rate Highest in Central and South America for Young Men

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has released its first Global Study on Homicide, which shows that young men, particularly in Central and South America continue reading »

Carnival Cruise Lines Hires George López as “Creative Director of Comedy”

Carnival Cruise Lines Hires George López as “Creative Director of Comedy”

George Lopez' as expected did not stay too long in the unemployment line. His new gig will be to design and manage luxury liner Carnival’s “Fun Ship's Punchliner Comedy Club.” continue reading »

JUST IN:  U.S. Gov’t Goes to Federal Court to Block Alabama Immigration Law from Going into Effect

JUST IN:  U.S. Gov’t Goes to Federal Court to Block Alabama Immigration Law from Going into Effect

Today the U.S. Justice Department has asked the Federal Appeals Court to block Alabama from enforcing its immigration law. continue reading »

Colonial City of Santo Domingo to Be Promoted as Key Tourist Destination for Dominican Republic

Colonial City of Santo Domingo to Be Promoted as Key Tourist Destination for Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic will promote tourism in the Colonial City of Santo Domingo to generate income and create jobs for the capital’s residents, in an program financed with a $30 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). continue reading »

Local Resident Killed When Trying to Load Lawnmower into Parked Car

Local resident, Tina Ramirez, was killed when she was pinned between two cars in the Brighton Park neighborhood yesterday. Apparently, Ramirez was trying to load a lawnmower into a car parked on the street when a car driven by Maria Castillo lost control and fatally struck her yesterday afternoon at 4400 S. Christiana Avenue. continue reading »

U.S. Dept. of Transportation Awards $196 Million to Create High Rail Between Chicago and Detroit

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today awarded a $196.5 million grant to the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) for track and signal improvements between Detroit and Kalamazoo, MI. These improvements will allow continue reading »

More State-of-the-Art Hospitals Coming to Underserved Areas of Mexico

More State-of-the-Art Hospitals Coming to Underserved Areas of Mexico

The new facility in Tepic has 40 beds and provides specialized services not available from primary care doctors or secondary care consulting physicians, such as diagnosis, treatment continue reading »

Listen to Daddy Yankee’s New Single “Lovumba”

Listen to Daddy Yankee’s New Single “Lovumba”

Puerto Rican reggaeton artist Daddy Yankee, born Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez, has just released his new new single "Lovumba" on El Cartel Records. Click, listen, and dance. continue reading »

Rhode Island and Conn. Towns Lead in Latino Unemployment

Rhode Island and Conn. Towns Lead in Latino Unemployment

Latinos in Hartford, Connecticut and Providence, Rhode Island have two of the highest rates of unemployment amongst Latinos according to a new study released Monday. continue reading »

Meet The Hispanics in ESPN’s “Body Issue” On Stands Friday

Meet The Hispanics in ESPN’s “Body Issue” On Stands Friday

ESPN releases a yearly “Body Issue,” famous for its steamy portraits of professional athletes. Meet the Hispanic sports personalities featured in this year’s edition. continue reading »