Latino State News

Predominantly Latino Church Sues City for Discrimination When Its Not Allowed to Operate

Predominantly Latino Church Sues City for Discrimination When Its Not Allowed to Operate

What is going on in Lynn city, Massachussetts with the Iglesia Cristina Renacer – is it racial discrimination or a simple case of bureaucracy? continue reading »

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Your backstage pass to HS-News showcase of emerging and established Latino musical talent. Introducing This Week From Honduras, Tropa de Baco continue reading »

STUDY:  Latinos and Blacks Will be the Most Hurt With Medicaid Cuts

STUDY:  Latinos and Blacks Will be the Most Hurt With Medicaid Cuts

A new report, Medicaid: A Lifeline for Blacks and Latinos, shows how the state and federally funded health insurance program for low- income people, has historically played a critical role for people of color, providing coverage for millions of blacks and Latinos of all ages. continue reading »

POLL:  Latinos Overwhelmingly Support Stronger Gun Laws

POLL:  Latinos Overwhelmingly Support Stronger Gun Laws

The bipartisan coalition of Mayors Against Illegal Guns today announced the results of a new public opinion survey showing overwhelming support among Latino voters for strong gun laws continue reading »

Humanitarian Emergency Due to Floods Only Beginning in Central America UN Warns

Humanitarian Emergency Due to Floods Only Beginning in Central America UN Warns

The humanitarian emergency caused by last month's devastating floods in Central America is only just beginning, a top United Nations relief official said today continue reading »

Book Signing for Thalia’s New book “Growing Stronger” at Giron Books

Book Signing for Thalia’s New book “Growing Stronger” at Giron Books

In Growing Stronger, THALÍA shares for the first time her memories as an actress, singer and celebrity, both in her native Mexico City and in the US, where she currently lives (New York City) continue reading »

FBI Breaks Up Major Fake ID Ring Supplying to Undocumented Aliens in Over 40 States & Mexico

FBI Breaks Up Major Fake ID Ring Supplying to Undocumented Aliens in Over 40 States & Mexico

More than 300 law enforcement officers from federal and local agencies executed dozens of arrest and search warrants this week relative to multiple fraudulent document rings operating in continue reading »

Bolivia Sets Out to Reduce Infant & Maternal Mortality

Bolivia Sets Out to Reduce Infant & Maternal Mortality

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $35 million loan to Bolivia for a program to reduce infant and maternal mortality by improving the health services network in the department of Potosí. continue reading »

Pastport: Panama Follows Actress/Singer Tatyana Ali on an Emotional Journey

Pastport: Panama Follows Actress/Singer Tatyana Ali on an Emotional Journey

Tatyana grew up in a household that spoke Spanish and fully embraced Panamanian culture, often indulging in the country's food, music, and dance. However, Tatyana knew continue reading »

Benicio Del Toro May Play Villain in ‘Star Trek’ Sequel

Benicio Del Toro May Play Villain in ‘Star Trek’ Sequel

Variety reports the director has met with Del Toro to discuss the role, which has been kept under wraps, with Del Toro not even knowing what playing the character would exactly entail. It is expected that the actor will be officially offered the part by the end of the weekend. continue reading »

House Member Likens Undocumented Immigrants to Vagrants, Animals

House Member Likens Undocumented Immigrants to Vagrants, Animals

A South Carolina congressman recently likened undocumented immigrants to vagrants and animals in an awfully misguided comparison during an event with college students. continue reading »

Mass Unites Mexicans, Americans Separated by Border Fence

Mass Unites Mexicans, Americans Separated by Border Fence

The Mexican bishop often exchanged glances with his American counterpart as they celebrated the All Souls' Day Mass. But instead of embracing at the kiss of peace, they touched palms -- though the chain-link fence. continue reading »

Did Selena Gomez Really Dump Justin Bieber?

Did Selena Gomez Really Dump Justin Bieber?

After 20-year-old Mariah Yeater made claims that Justin Bieber was the father of her baby, rumors started that Disney starlet Selena Gomez broke-up with the heartthrob. continue reading »

Lesbian Torture Clinics in Ecuador- Claiming to “Cure” Them

Lesbian Torture Clinics in Ecuador- Claiming to “Cure” Them

Paola lives in Ecuador, where these so-called clinics are terrifyingly common -- although the government shut down 27 this year, 180 clinics remain open, and most of the continue reading »

More than 8 million Hispanics are Eligible to Vote, But Have Not Registered to Do So

More than 8 million Hispanics are Eligible to Vote, But Have Not Registered to Do So

Telemundo launched today its multiplatform public service campaign “Vota por tu Futuro” (Vote for Your Future) which aims to boost electoral participation among Hispanics in continue reading »