Latino State News

Report: 100,000 Fewer Hispanics in Arizona Than Before SB 1070 Was Signed Last Year

Report: 100,000 Fewer Hispanics in Arizona Than Before SB 1070 Was Signed Last Year

According to a BBVA Bancomer report, there are 100,000 fewer Hispanics in Arizona than their were at the start of 2010, when the controversial immigration bill SB 1070 was signed into law. continue reading »

Mexican Legend Goalie Jorge Campos Stops by Chicago to Teach KIds About Soccer

Mexican Legend Goalie Jorge Campos Stops by Chicago to Teach KIds About Soccer

Watch pictures of last Weekend’s Soccer Clinic at RIIS Park inside! continue reading »

Sen. Grassley Vows to Hold Up All Obama Nominees Until We Know How Mexican Cartels Got U.S. Guns

Sen. Grassley Vows to Hold Up All Obama Nominees Until We Know How Mexican Cartels Got U.S. Guns

Senator Chuck Grassley (R) is unsettled and angry that the Senate and the American people don’t know how U.S. guns got into the hands of Mexican drug cartels via U.S. sponsored programs. continue reading »

Majority of Brazilians in Debt, Countrys Economic Growth Fueled by Credit Experts Say

Recent research is showing that over half of Brazilian families are in debt with high rates of debt default being predicted. This is fueling the feeling that Brazil’s sky rocketing growth is mostly due to credit markets. continue reading »

STUDY: Race or Immigrant Status Doesn’t Put You at Higher Risk for Suicide, Mental Illness Does

STUDY: Race or Immigrant Status Doesn’t Put You at Higher Risk for Suicide, Mental Illness Does

Native Americans may have higher rates of attempted suicide than other ethnic groups, but differences disappear when controlling for mental illness and sociodemographic factors, researchers said here. continue reading »

Church Concerned About Rising Violence Against Women in Panama

Church Concerned About Rising Violence Against Women in Panama

Concerned about the high number of women in Panama killed by their husbands or partners or former partners, the Archbishop of Panama, Mgr.José Domingo Ulloa Mendieta, urged the authorities to enforce the law more effectively and priests to address the issue of domestic violence as a transversal issue in all catechesis. continue reading »

Wi Rep Introduces Arizona Style Immigration Bill

Wi Rep Introduces Arizona Style Immigration Bill

A Wisconsin state Republican legislator has introduced a bill that would mirror some of the tough enforcement measures of Arizona's controversial Immigration bill. continue reading »

Nonprofits File Suit Against North Carolina Courts, Saying Lack of Interpreters Is Illegal

Nonprofits File Suit Against North Carolina Courts, Saying Lack of Interpreters Is Illegal

A federal complaint filed against North Carolina’s courts state that they are violating the rights of those who do not speak English by not providing free interpreter in civil cases. continue reading »

Hispanic Federation Tackles The Issue of Homophobia in the Hispanic Community

Hispanic Federation Tackles The Issue of Homophobia in the Hispanic Community

Homophobia is generally defined as hostility towards or fear of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals (LGBTs). continue reading »

JUST IN: Juanes Fires Manager, Puts Singing Career in Hiatus

JUST IN: Juanes Fires Manager, Puts Singing Career in Hiatus

Through a series of Tweets, the Colombian musician unexpectedly canceled three US tour dates, to “take some time off for my family and myself” continue reading »

With Few Exceptions Hispanics Earn Less, No Matter Their Undergraduate Major

With Few Exceptions Hispanics Earn Less, No Matter Their Undergraduate Major

A new study confirms that Hispanics make less—in some cases, much less—than their White and Asian counterparts, no matter what their undergraduate major. continue reading »

Latin American Population in London Nearly Quadruples.

Latin American Population in London Nearly Quadruples.

As news of the increasing Latino population in the United States continues to make headlines – especially with elections recently past and upcoming – London, England continue reading »

Oldest Mine in the World Found in Chile

Oldest Mine in the World Found in Chile

Archaeologists have reportedly discovered a 12,000 year old mine, the oldest in the New World. continue reading »

Criminal Organizations in Mexico Gain Majority of Money from Pirated Merchandise Not Drugs

Criminal Organizations in Mexico Gain Majority of Money from Pirated Merchandise Not Drugs

When thinking about criminal organizations in Mexico, one would likely assume that they majority of their money is made from illegal drug trafficking, but today, less than half of these organizations’ money is derived from the drug trade. continue reading »

Mexican President Calderon Looks to Bring Additional Tourism to Mexico

Mexican President Calderon Looks to Bring Additional Tourism to Mexico

According to a trade publication, travelers appear to be ignoring travel warning from the State Department, and continue to head to Mexico, Saudi Arabia, and Haiti. continue reading »