Latino State News

Man Charged with 1st Degree Murder for Killing One, Attempted 1st Degree Murder for Shooting Another

Francisco Martinez, 28, of the 2300 block of North Harding, was charged with 1 count of First Degree Murder and 1 count of Attempted First Degree Murder for a domestic incident which occurred in the 2300 block of North Harding. continue reading »

CULO by Mazzucco - Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Latest Passion Captured in Book of Photos by Raphael Mazzucco

CULO by Mazzucco - Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Latest Passion Captured in Book of Photos by Raphael Mazzucco

Music impresario Sean "Diddy" Combs has collaborated with Interscope Geffen A&M Chairman Jimmy Iovine and fashion photographer and visual artist Raphael Mazzucco to become the vanguards of an art movement featuring the female backside. continue reading »

Study Shows Black and Latino Students Suspended from School More Often

Study Shows Black and Latino Students Suspended from School More Often

A recent report by the National Education Policy Center revealed that within public schools, suspension rates of black and Latino students were much higher than their white counterparts. continue reading »

Where Does Latin América Stand in Terms of Income Inequality?

Where Does Latin América Stand in Terms of Income Inequality?

Take a look at which Latin American nations have the largest gap between the richest rich, and the poorest poor. continue reading »

Former Monterrey Mayor Arrested in Connection to Casino Royale Fire Started by Los Zetas

Former Monterrey Mayor Arrested in Connection to Casino Royale Fire Started by Los Zetas

Adalberto Madero, former Mayor of Monterrey, Mexico, has been arrested in connection with the fire at the Casino Royale in August that killed 52 people. continue reading »

Chagas Disease, Common in South America, Now Spreading in Texas

Chagas Disease, Common in South America, Now Spreading in Texas

According to research from The University of Texas at Austin, a disease common in rural Latin America, which causes life-threatening digestive and heart disorders, has south Texas at greater risk than previously thought. continue reading »

WATCH Martin Sheen and Emilio Estévez Together in “The Way” (VIDEO)

WATCH Martin Sheen and Emilio Estévez Together in “The Way” (VIDEO)

Father and son Martin Sheen and Emilio Estévez star in this powerful drama, about the difference between the life we live and the life we choose. continue reading »

Chilean Miners: One Year Later, We Still Remember (VIDEO)

Chilean Miners: One Year Later, We Still Remember (VIDEO)

The first anniversary of the accident in a Copiapó mine that trapped 33 Chilean miners underground for 69 days, coincided with the release of the documentary "17 days Buried Alive," about those days before the miners had contact with the surface. continue reading »

Gov. Jerry Brown Says No to Affirmative Action-Like Bill for California Colleges and Universities

Gov. Jerry Brown Says No to Affirmative Action-Like Bill for California Colleges and Universities

California Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed Senate Bill 185, which would have allowed public universities in his state to consider race, gender, and ethnicity during the admissions process. Though Gov. Brown vetoed the affirmative action-type bill, he said he did not di continue reading »

Aztec Temple Platform Found in Mexico City (VIDEO)

Aztec Temple Platform Found in Mexico City (VIDEO)

The discovery of an Aztec ceremonial platform during remodeling work around Downtown México city’s Templo Mayor ruins, could lead experts to the unearthing of a royal tomb in the Templo Mayor area continue reading »

Join The Daily Show’s Jason Jones in a Quest to Get Our Mexicans Back! (VIDEO)

Join The Daily Show’s Jason Jones in a Quest to Get Our Mexicans Back! (VIDEO)

As immigration laws get tougher and deportation rates augment, there are less and less Hispanics to do the jobs Americans won’t do. continue reading »

More Mayhem in Veracruz, Mexico

More Mayhem in Veracruz, Mexico

Just two days after the signing of the plan "Veracruz Seguro" between the federal government and the state government of Veracruz, 32 bodies were found in 3 houses, and another 4 bodies were found on the same day, continue reading »

Mexico Kicks Out One of ‘America’s Most Wanted’ Back to U.S.

Mexico Kicks Out One of ‘America’s Most Wanted’ Back to U.S.

Emmanuel Matthew “Manny” Mendoza, 20, of Tracy, California, was expelled from the Republic of Mexico at the El Paso Port of Entry into the hands of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force this past week after an international investigation culminated in Mendoza’s detention by Mexican authorities in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua. continue reading »

Coming to Little Village: Chicago Architecture Foundation Tours

The Chicago Architecture Foundation is going to host an “Open House Chicago 2011” tour that includes some of Chicago’s best neighborhoods including Little Village and Garfield Park continue reading »

More and More Children Found as Decoys in Drug Smuggling Operations

More and More Children Found as Decoys in Drug Smuggling Operations

In what has become a disturbing recent trend, criminals are using children as decoys in drug smuggling vehicles. In the last two days, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Tucson Sector, a component of the Joint Field Command – Arizona, have removed five children from vehicles in two failed smuggling attempts. continue reading »