Latino State News

Lois Weisberg honored with Community Spirit Lifetime Achievement Award

Lois Weisberg honored with Community Spirit Lifetime Achievement Award

All Stars Project of Chicago held its 2011 Partners with Youth Benefit Luncheon on Tuesday June 7 at The Metropolitan Club at the Willis Tower. Lois Weisberg, former Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Cultural continue reading »

DREAM ON this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

DREAM ON this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

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

Alabama Brings Back Troubled Racial History With New Immigration Law

Alabama Brings Back Troubled Racial History With New Immigration Law

Alabama has joined other states in the Deep South on the immigration battleground, with its troubled racial history not far from the surface. The state signed the nation’s harshest immigration bill into law last week, with HB 56 containing almost every significant anti-immigrant provision that has been introduced in the past few years. continue reading »

Protect Your Identity at ‘Shred It & Forget It’ Free Event

On Saturday, June 25, 2011, the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection joins the Better Business Bureau serving Chicago and Northern Illinois, in conjunction continue reading »

34% of Hispanic Children Live Without Dad at Home, New PSAs Trying to Change That

34% of Hispanic Children Live Without Dad at Home, New PSAs Trying to Change That

The smallest moments can have the biggest impact on a child's life. Take time to be a dad today." That's the campaign message of new public service advertisements (PSAs) launching today nationwide continue reading »

TxDOT Creates Original “Mini” Telenovelas Series to Reach Hispanic Families

TxDOT Creates Original “Mini” Telenovelas Series to Reach Hispanic Families

Culturally relevant telenovela episodes illustrate the serious consequences of drinking and driving. This month the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will be airing an educational campaign in a mini telenovelas series continue reading »

Guatemala launches Women Only Buses

Guatemala launches Women Only Buses

The first woman-only routes of the public transportation system in the capital, have been operating since Wednesday. continue reading »

Brazil: Super Saturday Visa Program

Brazil: Super Saturday Visa Program

The U.S. Embassy in Brasilia, along with the U.S. consulates in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Recife, will open on Saturday, June 18, to accommodate Brazilian travelers continue reading »

Mexican Journalists Fear for Their Lives, Seek Asylum in U.S.

Mexican Journalists Fear for Their Lives, Seek Asylum in U.S.

A group of Mexican journalists are desperately asking the U.S. government to approve their asylum petitions, as they constantly fear for their lives for their depictions of drug cartels and the country’s military. continue reading »

WATCH: La 33’s Biographic Video Comic (VIDEO)

WATCH: La 33’s Biographic Video Comic (VIDEO)

This super neat Video Comic tells the ten salsa band's ten years of history, in 3 spicy minutes! continue reading »

Father Locks Up Son in a Wooden Box for 2 Months in Bolivia!  (VIDEO)

Father Locks Up Son in a Wooden Box for 2 Months in Bolivia!  (VIDEO)

The Canadian youth and his father belong to a Mennonite community in the Tres Cruces region of Bolivia. continue reading »

Arizona School Official Says Ethnic Studies Programs Promote Resentment Against Whites

Arizona School Official Says Ethnic Studies Programs Promote Resentment Against Whites

As the debate over ethnic studies programs in Tucson, Arizona schools continues, the state’s schools chief has stated that programs like these promote resentment towards whites. continue reading »

WATCH: Selena Gómez in Good Morning América!

WATCH: Selena Gómez in Good Morning América!

The 18 year-old singer-actress graced the Central Park’s Rumsey Playfield this morning, performing on Good Morning America. continue reading »

Victims of Nicaragua’s 1972 Eartquake Will Finally Have Permanent Housing

Victims of Nicaragua’s 1972 Eartquake Will Finally Have Permanent Housing

In 1972, a 6.5-magnitude earthquake devastated Nicaragua’s capital city. In the wake of the tragedy, 10,000 people lost their lives and 50,000 buildings – many of them homes – were leveled continue reading »

WATCH The Infamous Photos That got Chilean Press Banned from Soccer!

WATCH The Infamous Photos That got Chilean Press Banned from Soccer!

The Chilean soccer team has banned the press after pictures of a naughty prank got published in newspapers and the Internet. continue reading »