Latino State News

How Will Growing Hispanic Population Impact the 2012 Election ? (VIDEO)

How Will Growing Hispanic Population Impact the 2012 Election ? (VIDEO)

The Hispanic Vote will shape and determine the 2012 national elections. How both the Democratic and Republican Parties respond to the new reality will be interesting. continue reading »

Venezuelan Students Stitch Lips in Hunger Strike Protest

Venezuelan Students Stitch Lips in Hunger Strike Protest

Four students in Venezuela in protest of funding for public universities have sewn part of their lips together. The growing hunger strike began on February 23 continue reading »

Thousands Infected with Dengue in Paraguay and Bolivia, Deaths on Rise

Thousands Infected with Dengue in Paraguay and Bolivia, Deaths on Rise

There are 18 confirmed deaths from Dengue in Paraguay and 20 confirmed deaths in Bolivia. Dengue is transmitted by the mosquito and causes high fever, headaches, fainting, vomiting, and skin eruptions. continue reading »

Peru Police: Van der Sloot Lying about Stephany Flores Murder

Jordan Van de Sloot has been maintaining that he killed the young Peruvian women in a fit of rage because she discovered his connection to Natalee Halloways disappearance while using his computer. continue reading »

Argentines March Under Slogan “Memory, Truth and Justice” 35 Years Later

Argentines March Under Slogan “Memory, Truth and Justice” 35 Years Later

Thousands of Argentines marched in downtown Buenos Aires as a reminder of when the Junta ousted the government on March 24, 1976, marking one of the countries darkest periods. 35 years ago, the coup left an estimated 30,000 killed or unaccounted for. continue reading »

Humboldt Park Community Garden Looking for Volunteers

The Thomas Street Garden, located at 2655 W Thomas Street in Humboldt Park, will be having two work days coming up soon, on April 23 and May 14. Both work days will start at 9 a.m. and run until some time past noon. continue reading »

2010 Census - Hispanic Populations Grew Fastest During the Decade -1/6 Americans is Hispanic (VIDEO)

2010 Census - Hispanic Populations Grew Fastest During the Decade -1/6 Americans is Hispanic (VIDEO)

The U.S. Census Bureau released today the second in a series of 2010 Census briefs, Overview of Race and Hispanic Origin: 2010, which looks at our nation's changing racial and ethnic diversity and provides a snapshot of the racial and Hispanic origin composition of the United States. continue reading »

Interim Police Superintendent Hillard Discusses Department Initiatives

Chicago Police Interim Superintendent Terry G. Hillard has implemented force deployment s designed to increase police visibility and enhance District law enforcement in advance of spring break and warm weather. continue reading »

Mother Sues to Get Baby Back After She Says Adoptive Parents Stole Her

A New York mother who gave her child up for adoption is now suing the adoptive parents to get the child back. Vilma Ramirez, 35, from Brentwood, Long Island is now saying that Andrew and Kelley Grant stole her baby continue reading »

Latin America Strives to Develop New Standard for Sustainable Urban Development

Latin America Strives to Develop New Standard for Sustainable Urban Development

Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno today announced a plan to partner with intermediate cities in Latin America and the Caribbean that aspire to set a new standard for sustainable urban development. continue reading »

Does Justin Bieber Have Latina Fever? Tabloids: He’s Cheating on Selena With Jasmine Villegas

Does Justin Bieber Have Latina Fever? Tabloids: He’s Cheating on Selena With Jasmine Villegas

Okay, okay, so it’s just a rumor, but it’s a spicy one. Is Justin Bieber cheating on Selena Gomez with fellow Latina Jasmine Villegas? The oh so credible National Enquirer is reporting that Biebs is “caught up in a teeny-bopper love triangle continue reading »

Community Wants Miami Police to Answer for Hispanic Officers Shooting African-American Suspects

Community Wants Miami Police to Answer for Hispanic Officers Shooting African-American Suspects

A familiar pattern is once again showing itself in Miami as shootings by police officers are being questioned due to the fact that all involved Hispanic officers killing African-American suspects. continue reading »

PENELOPE CRUZ: Johnny Depp Has A Fart Machine! (VIDEO)

PENELOPE CRUZ: Johnny Depp Has A Fart Machine! (VIDEO)

Apparently, Señor Depp is a prankster and has his own state of the art, remote controlled Fart Machine, as disclosed by Penélope Cruz on Jimmy Kimmel's talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live" continue reading »

“Border Fence” on University of Arizona Campus Serves to Force Awareness on Border Issues

University of Arizona students and advocates have put up a “border fence” in the school’s mall in hopes of bringing awareness to the problems of border issues, by forcing a change in students’ daily routines. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal:  Global Responsibility Ambassador for Bacardi’s “Champions Drink Responsibly” (VIDEO)

Rafael Nadal:  Global Responsibility Ambassador for Bacardi’s “Champions Drink Responsibly” (VIDEO)

Rafael Nadal has been announced as the Bacardi Limited new Global Social Responsibility Ambassador for the Champions Drink Responsibly campaign. continue reading »