Latino State News

Los Angeles Hate Radio Show Loses Advertisers as Latinos Boycott

Los Angeles Hate Radio Show Loses Advertisers as Latinos Boycott

Verizon and AT&T Wireless have pulled their advertising off KFI's "John and Ken" show in response to a campaign by several Latino groups to drive the controversial radio talk hosts off the air. continue reading »

Mexico City Celebrates “Halloween” with a Marriage of Traditional and Contemporary Style

Mexico City Celebrates “Halloween” with a Marriage of Traditional and Contemporary Style

Leave plastic pumpkins and wizard costumes, synonymous with the American Halloween, behind and embrace the traditional Mexico City "Day of the Dead" (Dia de los Muertos). On the annual holiday, Nov. 1 (Dia de todos los santos) and Nov. 2 (Dia de los fieles difuntos) continue reading »

Pan American Games Teams up with Children International, a U.S. Charity, to Help Poor Children in MX

Pan American Games Teams up with Children International, a U.S. Charity, to Help Poor Children in MX

Children International, a U.S.-based humanitarian organization working in Mexico, has been named the Pan American Games' sole charity partner. "Sponsored children through Children International are leading the Pan Am Games as a symbol of identity to future generations of Mexicans continue reading »

UNWIND This Weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

UNWIND This Weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

UNWIND this weekend with a Latin American natural wonder. Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

Lost in Detention - A FRONTLINE Documentary With Correspondent Maria Hinojosa (VIDEO)

Lost in Detention - A FRONTLINE Documentary With Correspondent Maria Hinojosa (VIDEO)

The documentary, "Lost in Detention," will air on the evening of October 18th on PBS. Immigration has been a key issue across the political arena, but despite all the promises, the prospects for comprehensive immigration reform are scarce. continue reading »

Madigan Sues Waukegan Woman for Immigration Fraud

Attorney General Lisa Madigan today filed suit against a Waukegan woman for fraudulently posing as a licensed attorney to immigrants seeking help with their status. continue reading »

Zetas No. 3 Commander Captured in Coahuila, Mexico

Zetas No. 3 Commander Captured in Coahuila, Mexico

Thursday, Mexican officials announced that the No. 3 leader of the notorious Los Zetas drug cartel has been captured. Mexican soldiers captured Carlos Oliva-Castillo known as “La Rana” or “The Frog”, in the Coahuila capital city, Saltillo, about 250 miles south of Texas. continue reading »

WATCH Rafael Nadal in Brand New Armani Short (VIDEO)

WATCH Rafael Nadal in Brand New Armani Short (VIDEO)

Spanish tennis master Rafael Nadal ran on a tux, stripped and got dressed again for this brand new Armani short film. CALIENTE!!!! continue reading »

Harley-Davidson Opens New Latin America Headquarters

Harley-Davidson Opens New Latin America Headquarters

In recognition of the growing opportunity to introduce the unique Harley-Davidson experience to more customers worldwide, Harley-Davidson announced today the opening of a new permanent Latin America headquarters in Miami, Florida, USA. continue reading »

Famous Costa Rican Crocodile “Pocho” Dies (VIDEO)

Famous Costa Rican Crocodile “Pocho” Dies (VIDEO)

TThe 50 year old "Poncho" the Crocodile was tame and performed tricks and stunts for passersby, directed by fisherman Gilberto Shedden until he passed away on Tuesday. Costa Rican fisherman Gilberto Shedden, known as “Chito” lost his best friend this week: a 980 pound crocodile, almost 16 feet long. continue reading »

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day 2011 Promotes AIDS Awareness & HIV Testing Nationwide

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day 2011 Promotes AIDS Awareness & HIV Testing Nationwide

Latinos/Hispanics testing late for HIV represents a major challenge. Community based organizations, elected officials, community leaders, health departments, Health and Human Services Regions, health educators, advocates and people living with HIV/AIDS call on the importance of HIV testing and the urgent need to respond to the growing HIV/AIDS continue reading »

Court Upholds Key Parts of Alabama Immigration Law

Court Upholds Key Parts of Alabama Immigration Law

A federal appeals court has temporarily restricted enforcement of some parts of the controversial Alabama HB 56 Law. The 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Atlanta issued a restriction today, after the U.S. Justice Department and a coalition of immigrant right continue reading »

Honduras Likely to Break World Murder Rate Record

Honduras Likely to Break World Murder Rate Record

One Latin American country is about to break a world record that no country is ever proud to break, the world murder record. A report released Thursday says Honduras, w continue reading »

Colombian Women End Sex Strike After Govt. Builds New Road

Colombian Women End Sex Strike After Govt. Builds New Road

Women from the Colombian town of Barbacoas withheld sex from their partners, until a road connecting the town to the city of Pasto was built. continue reading »

Domincan Republic Unveils Country’s First Wind Farm

Domincan Republic Unveils Country’s First Wind Farm

As part of the country’s plan to put up $770 million worth of wind farms through 2015 , the Dominican Republic unveiled its first on Tuesday. continue reading »