Latino State News

Costa Rican Nat’l Soccer Team on the Taxman’s Radar for Irregularities

Costa Rican Nat’l Soccer Team on the Taxman’s Radar for Irregularities

Costa Rica’s Ministry of Finance raided the nation’s Soccer Federation looking for proof that the federation withheld information about revenue from friendly matches. continue reading »

Feeling Helpless, Texas Teen Posts to Twitter 144 Times Before Taking Own Life

Feeling Helpless, Texas Teen Posts to Twitter 144 Times Before Taking Own Life

In the age of the internet, today’s young people often find themselves talking to no one, while constantly telling ‘no one’ anything and. Making public posts on Facebook and Twitter does not ensure that someone will read what you have to say, it simply ensures what you have to say is online. continue reading »

Cuban Doctors at the Forefront of Haiti’s Fight Against Cholera

Cuban Doctors at the Forefront of Haiti’s Fight Against Cholera

As Haiti’s fight against cholera continues, it appears Cuban doctors leading the way when it comes to aid. Over the last two years, Haiti’s earthquake and subsequent cholera epidemi continue reading »

Latino Silver Fox Jorge Ramos Celebrates 25 years with Univision (VIDEO)

Latino Silver Fox Jorge Ramos Celebrates 25 years with Univision (VIDEO)

HS-News wishes to congratulate veteran Univision anchorman Jorge Ramos on the 25th anniversary of his impressive and successful journalism career. continue reading »

PEW STUDY: Hispanics Make Up 28.6% of Country’s Poor, No Matter Which Measure Used

PEW STUDY: Hispanics Make Up 28.6% of Country’s Poor, No Matter Which Measure Used

For more than a decade, the Census Bureau has been developing an alternative measure of poverty that is intended to better reflect the costs of basic living continue reading »

Pitbull Sues Lindsey Lohan for Suing Him Over Lyrics

Pitbull Sues Lindsey Lohan for Suing Him Over Lyrics

Rapper Pitbull has filed a countersuit against Lindsay Lohan over the lawsuit she filed against him for using her name in his hit “Give me Everything” continue reading »

Arizona Recall Election Kicks SB 1070 Author Russell Pearce Out of Office

Arizona Recall Election Kicks SB 1070 Author Russell Pearce Out of Office

Controversial Arizona legislator Russell Pearce is now without a job after the recall election meant to kick him out of office succeeded. The now-former Arizona Senator Pearce lost the continue reading »

Mexican Scientist Susana Lopez Honored for Her Advances in Scientific Research

Mexican Scientist Susana Lopez Honored for Her Advances in Scientific Research

The United Nations and the cosmetics giant L’Oreal announced today the five women scientists who will receive their joint award for their advances in scientific research. continue reading »

South Carolina Immigration Law Seeing Opposition from 16 Latin American and Caribbean Countries

South Carolina Immigration Law Seeing Opposition from 16 Latin American and Caribbean Countries

South Carolina’s controversial immigration is getting international attention , as well as criticism. To date, more than a dozen Latin American and Caribbean countries have asked to join in the fight against the Arizona-style law. continue reading »

Shakira Becomes First Colombian to Have a Star on the Walk of Fame (VIDEO)

Shakira Becomes First Colombian to Have a Star on the Walk of Fame (VIDEO)

Colombian singer Shakira received a star on the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame surrounded by her parents s well as hundreds of fans. continue reading »

Crazy Cubano Brett Ratner Resigns Oscar Producer Gig (VIDEO)

Crazy Cubano Brett Ratner Resigns Oscar Producer Gig (VIDEO)

Brett Ratner quit after a series of foot-in-the-mouth comments about Latinos, the LGBT community, sex and Hollywood personalities while promoting the film “Tower Heist.” continue reading »

11-Year-Old Mexican Girl Gives Birth, 2nd Minor to Do So in Same Rural Hospital

11-Year-Old Mexican Girl Gives Birth, 2nd Minor to Do So in Same Rural Hospital

An 11-year-old Mexican girl gave birth after a 31-week pregnancy at a hospital in the central city of Puebla, where her infant son is recovering from pneumonia, officials said. continue reading »

California’s Mexican Museum Receives $800,000 Grant to Expand

California’s Mexican Museum Receives $800,000 Grant to Expand

The Mexican Museum has received an $800,000 planning grant from The California Cultural and Historical Endowment (CCHE) to design continue reading »

Drug Use Highest Among Native American, White & Latino Teens, Lower Among Blacks

Drug Use Highest Among Native American, White & Latino Teens, Lower Among Blacks

A national analysis of drug abuse among teens released yesterday – among the most comprehensive to date – found that Native American, Latino and white adolescents have the highest rates of drug-related disorders. continue reading »

Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council Launches Toy Drive Campaign

Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council Launches Toy Drive Campaign

In today’s economy, countless families in the Back of the Yards community are struggling to make ends meet while providing a memorable Christmas for their families. continue reading »