Latino State News

Homeland Secretary Napolitano Meets with Honduras’ Secretary of Security

Homeland Secretary Napolitano Meets with Honduras’ Secretary of Security

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano met yesterday with Honduran Secretary of Security Oscar Alvarez to discuss joint U.S.-Honduras security strategies and to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on the bilateral use of traveler information to strengthen international air transportation security. continue reading »

Playboy Club Looking to Come Back to Chicago

Fifty one years ago, the first Playboy Club opened in Chicago, after 31 years, the last of the Playboy Clubs in the U.S. closed. However, it was recently announced that just blocks from the founding club’s location, a new one is being planned for Chicago’s Near North Side. continue reading »

Justice Dept Settles With Puerto Rican Government on Charges of Disability Discrimination

Justice Dept Settles With Puerto Rican Government on Charges of Disability Discrimination

The Justice Department today settled a lawsuit with the Puerto Rico Department of Justice (PRDOJ) to protect the rights of employees with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). continue reading »

Miami’s Cuban-Exiles Celebrate the Feast of the Virgin for the Legend of Our Lady of Charity

Miami’s Cuban-Exiles Celebrate the Feast of the Virgin for the Legend of Our Lady of Charity

Sunday, a number of Cuban-American Catholics in Florida’s Biscayne Bay came together in a pre-celebration parade, to honor the arrival of the statue of Our Lady of Charity. continue reading »

Watch Comedian Katt Williams Latino Racist Rant in Phoenix (VIDEO)

Watch Comedian Katt Williams Latino Racist Rant in Phoenix (VIDEO)

Not the calmest of summers for the comedian who despite dodging jail time, was kicked out of his own show in CA, and was the a-hole in two separate Phoenix altercations. continue reading »

Is This the Next Cast of ‘Dancing With the Stars’?

Is This the Next Cast of ‘Dancing With the Stars’?

Though there hasn't been an official announcement from 'Dancing With the Stars' on who will be in the next cast there is plenty of speculation. continue reading »

Pedro Almodóvar To Be American Film Institute’s Next Guest Artistic Director

Pedro Almodóvar To Be American Film Institute’s Next Guest Artistic Director

The Spanish director will succeed David Lynch as the next Guest Artistic Director at the American Film Institute's (AFI) annual film festival. This year’s AFI’s film festival, will run from November 3rd to the 10th in Hollywood, CA. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Alabama’s Immigration Law, Toughest in Nation, Temporarily Blocked by Judge

JUST IN:  Alabama’s Immigration Law, Toughest in Nation, Temporarily Blocked by Judge

Today, a federal judge has blocked Alabama’s controversial anti-immigration law from going into effect on Thursday – however the stay is temporary. Judge Sharon L. Blackburn stated she needs more time to look at the various suits filed against HB 56 including the suit brought by the U.S. government. continue reading »

Dominican Conjoined Twins Coming to the States for Possible Separation Surgery

Dominican Conjoined Twins Coming to the States for Possible Separation Surgery

Dominican Republican conjoined twins Maria Teresa and Teresa Maria will travel to Virginia to the Children's Richmond Hospital for a final test prior to possible separation surgery. The case is described as complex because they share a liver and small intestine. continue reading »

PETA Entering Fight to Stop Pamplona-Style Bull Run in Arizona, Permit Recently Revoked

PETA Entering Fight to Stop Pamplona-Style Bull Run in Arizona, Permit Recently Revoked

Arizona has built up it’s reputation as being hard on undocumented immigrants, namely Hispanics, so it’s decision to hold an event like Spain’s running of the bulls seems a rather odd choice. continue reading »

Camila Vallejo, the Face of Chile’s Student Revolution (VIDEO)

Camila Vallejo, the Face of Chile’s Student Revolution (VIDEO)

In only 2 months, the 23 year-old leader of the student protests in Chile has received countless death threats while keeping Chile’s government in check. continue reading »

During Hurricane Irene Many Wondered, Who Is Miguel Bloombito and What Does ‘He’ Want? (VIDEO)

During Hurricane Irene Many Wondered, Who Is Miguel Bloombito and What Does ‘He’ Want? (VIDEO)

Just as New York and the rest of the East Coast were preparing for Hurricane Irene, with announcements from NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg coming out in both Spanish and English, one person was having a little fun at the mayor’s expense. continue reading »

To Commemorate LA’s “Immigrant Pride Month,” Immigrant Rights Activists Celebrate at Dodger Stadium

To Commemorate LA’s “Immigrant Pride Month,” Immigrant Rights Activists Celebrate at Dodger Stadium

Earlier this month, the Los Angeles City Council passed a resolution making August 2011 “Immigrant Pride Month” in to provide “a positive counter example to the current anti-immigrant policies in many states like Arizona, Georgia, and Alabama.” continue reading »

5 Arrested in Casino Royale Firebombing in Mexico, More Suspects Sought

5 Arrested in Casino Royale Firebombing in Mexico, More Suspects Sought

The government of the state of Nuevo Leon is announcing the arrest of five suspects in the firebombing of the Casino Royale in Monterrey, Mexico. The police have yet to site a motive and continue to search for other suspects. continue reading »

Meet Amado Boudou. Argentina’s Next Rock ‘n’ Roll Vice-President (VIDEO)

Meet Amado Boudou. Argentina’s Next Rock ‘n’ Roll Vice-President (VIDEO)

Don’t be fooled by his Harley-Davidson enthusiast outfit, this 47 year-old rock star and current Economic Minister has been chosen to be the next Vice-President of Argentina! continue reading »