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The Mormon Church Issues Position Statement on Immigration

The Mormon Church Issues Position Statement on Immigration

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints today issued the following official statement on immigration: Around the world, debate on the immigration question has become intense. That is especially so in the United States. Most Americans agree that the federal continue reading »

Murders in the LGBT Community in Puerto Rico Continue as Officials Do Nothing

Murders in the LGBT Community in Puerto Rico Continue as Officials Do Nothing

In just a year and a half, the LGBTQ community of Puerto Rico has been rocked by the deaths of 18 of its members, with three murdered in the last week alone. continue reading »

What’s Wrong With Selena?

What’s Wrong With Selena?

Some sources say food poisoning, some blood pressure issues. But is still not clear what sent the singer to the ER over the weekend. continue reading »

Students Take Over at Least 100 High Schools Throughout Chile

Students Take Over at Least 100 High Schools Throughout Chile

According to Chilean news source “El Mercurio” at least 100 high schools have been taken over by disgruntled students. continue reading »

Despite Latino Population Surge, Number of Hispanics Working for Federal Gov’t Not Increasing

Despite Latino Population Surge, Number of Hispanics Working for Federal Gov’t Not Increasing

The Hispanic population maybe the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population but that fact is not represented in the newest employment figures for the federal government. continue reading »

Hispanic Population Jumps Ahead of African-American Causing Shift in Influence

Hispanic Population Jumps Ahead of African-American Causing Shift in Influence

As the number of Hispanics in the U.S. continues to grow, the influence the community has is over shadowing that of another minority group, African-Americans. continue reading »

Spanish Police Make Arrests in Sony Hacking Case

Spanish Police Make Arrests in Sony Hacking Case

Back in April, hackers managed to take down the Sony PlayStation Network, and were so successful that the gaming network is still down. However, three alleged hackers hav continue reading »

Massachusetts Rep. on Undocumented Immigrant Rape Victims: They Should be Afraid to Come Forward

Massachusetts Rep. on Undocumented Immigrant Rape Victims: They Should be Afraid to Come Forward

A Massachusetts government official recently told a reporter that undocumented immigrant rape victims should be afraid to come forward, and speak with police after an attack. continue reading »

Silvio Horta Signs Deal With Sony Pictures Television

Silvio Horta Signs Deal With Sony Pictures Television

The “Ugly Betty” Executive Producer is already developing a new TV show about a Latino Family in Miami. continue reading »

Another Trailer Truck in Mexico Found with Migrants Crammed Inside, 213 This Time

Another Trailer Truck in Mexico Found with Migrants Crammed Inside, 213 This Time

This weekend Mexican authorities stopped a trailer truck near Vera Cruz that contained over 200 migrants crammed inside. The incident comes on the heels of the May, 2011 incident were 513 migrants were found in two trailers in the same area. continue reading »

Latinos the Target Audience for L.A. Anti-Abortion Billboards

Latinos the Target Audience for L.A. Anti-Abortion Billboards

In Los Angeles, California, anti-abortion billboards targeting Latinos will soon be going up, as pro-choice advocates say Latinos are far more likely to end their pregnancies than their white counterparts. continue reading »

Ozzie Guillén Calls Sean Penn a Clown

Ozzie Guillén Calls Sean Penn a Clown

After Penn published a pro-Chávez editorial in the Huffington Post, Ozzie called him a clown! continue reading »

Highlighting One of Honduras’ Major Social Ills – Child Labour

Highlighting One of Honduras’ Major Social Ills – Child Labour

The National Institute for Professional Training in Honduras carried out various activities for the World Day Against Child Labour, held on Sunday, June 12. continue reading »

Racial Profiling is Alleged to Be Happening at a U.S. Airport Targeting Hispanic Passengers

Racial Profiling is Alleged to Be Happening at a U.S. Airport Targeting Hispanic Passengers

An internal federal report has just concluded that TSA officers and their managers working security at the Newark International Airport were acting like “Mexican hunters” targeting Hispanic flyers for extra security screenings. continue reading »

Colombia Commended for New Legislation Compensating Victims of Human Rights Abuses

Colombia Commended for New Legislation Compensating Victims of Human Rights Abuses

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has commended Colombia for enacting a law that seeks to compensate victims of human rights violations, injustice and deprivation in the South American country, saying the legislation is a fundamental step towards resolving the conflicts that Colombians have endured for decades. continue reading »