Latino State News

UPDATE: Freemont Nebraska Votes to Suspend Anti-Immigration Ban

UPDATE: Freemont Nebraska Votes to Suspend Anti-Immigration Ban

UPDATE: Tuesday night the Fremont Nebraska City Council voted unanimously to suspend the ban on renting to or hiring undocumented immigrants. The action is seen as temporary while the city takes a step back to see if the courts support the ban's legality during several court challenges. continue reading »

A Great Divide in American Sentiment

Most media outlets and pundits report that the majority of American’s are in favor of the legislation and hope to see it enacted in their state. Some reports also claim that Hispanic American’s favor the legislation, continue reading »

Record Number of Undocumented Immigrant Deportations

Immigration officials are predicting that they will deport 400,000 undocumented individuals this year, a 25% increase from 2007. The majority of those deported have a criminal conviction same for minor offenses others for serious felonies. continue reading »

Racial And Ethnic Disparities In Dental Care For Publicly Insured Children

Current studies find that Latino and African American children in Medicaid experience higher rates to tooth decay and visit the dentist less often that other children in the program. continue reading »

MEXICO and PANAMA: AARP  Travel Magazine Selects Them As Top Places to Retire Abroad

MEXICO and PANAMA: AARP Travel Magazine Selects Them As Top Places to Retire Abroad

Experts in celebrating the next chapter in life, AARP The Magazine traveled the globe to discover the ultimate retirement destinations abroad. Factoring climate, expat community, cost of living, housing, health care, access to the U.S. and culture and leisure, AARP The Magazine reveals the top five locales in its September/October issue , available in homes and online today. See what regions in Mexico, France, Panama, Portugal and Italy have to offer—castles, palm trees, rain forests, grilled lobster—in their unique and unparalleled retirement experiences. continue reading »

Rains Displace Thousands in the Dominican Republican

The cluster of storms turned Tropical Storm Bonnie has forced 27,295 residents in the Dominican Republic to abandon their homes due to flooding rivers and a stressed containment wall. continue reading »

Fidel and Hugo No-Shows at Cuba’s Revolutionary Day Rally

Fidel and Hugo No-Shows at Cuba’s Revolutionary Day Rally

Fidel sightings have been abundant of late, but he was NOT at today’s rally in celebration of Cuba’s Revolution Day. Raul Castro was present but never spoke to the crowd estimated in the tens of thousands. Venezuela’s president Hugo Chavez had been scheduled to attend the rally as a special guest but he cancelled at the last minute. continue reading »

México, Sin Plan para Ley Arizona, Acusan

Especialistas aseguran que el problema inmediato sería que al menos 14 estados de la Unión Americana apliquen normas antiinmigrantes similares a la de Arizona continue reading »

English-Only in Lino Lakes Minnesota, WHY?

The small town has proposed an ordinance to convert their town to English-only as a "cost-savings" measure. The proposed ordinance would require all city actions and communications to be done in English, and bar the city from using public dollars to translate. continue reading »

Hispanic American’s with Disabilities Celebrate ADA’s 20-Year Anniversary

Hispanic American’s with Disabilities Celebrate ADA’s 20-Year Anniversary

Today, President Obama and the nation celebrate the signing of the groundbreaking legislation, the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), twenty years ago. ADA was signed by then President George H.W. Bush and prohibits continue reading »

MEXICO MORNING HEADLINE NEWS:

Morning headline news throughout Mexico continue reading »

GUATEMALA MORNING HEADLINE NEWS:

Morning headline news throughout Guatemala continue reading »

Travelers Killed in Southwest Colombia

Travelers Killed in Southwest Colombia

Five travelers were murdered near the hamlet of Timba while traveling through the rural area near the southwestern Colombian town of Suarez, police reported on Sunday. continue reading »

Mexican Prison Guards Release Inmates to Commit Crimes then Return to their Cells

Mexican Prison Guards Release Inmates to Commit Crimes then Return to their Cells

Even in a country where violence and corruption are commonplace, this is a shocking story. Guards and personnel at a prison in Northern Mexico are under house arrest for allowing inmates to temporarily leave the prison, loaning them guns and vehicles. Drug related revenge attacks were then carried out, leaving 17 people dead and the inmates returned to the prison. continue reading »

Southern Baptist Churches Reach out to the Hispanic Community

Southern Baptist Churches Reach out to the Hispanic Community

Cristo Vive translates to Christ Lives, the new church that just opened in Clearwater North Carolina with a second opening planned in Harlem this upcoming August. continue reading »