Latino State News

2,500 People Join in for the First MP3 Experimental Flashmob in Mexico

2,500 People Join in for the First MP3 Experimental Flashmob in Mexico

2,500 people downloaded and simultaneously played the same MP3 of instructions provided by ImprovEverywhere. Watch what happened next. continue reading »

Celebrate National Coffee Day with Colombia, Just Recognized as One of the Best Coffee Providers

Celebrate National Coffee Day with Colombia, Just Recognized as One of the Best Coffee Providers

The Specialty Coffee Association of America’s (SCAA’s) said the best coffee in the world comes from Aguadas, Colombia. The coffee beans that were just awarded the prestigious “Rainforest Alliance” seal in Houston, Texas, grow in a Colombian town by the name of Aguadas, buried in the Andean northern coffee zone in Colombia. continue reading »

Report: Latino Households Are Larger and Use More Household Products than Others

Report: Latino Households Are Larger and Use More Household Products than Others

Fifty-one million strong and with households that spend more than any other population segment on laundry and household cleaning supplies, Latinos have an especially significant impact on the market for household products continue reading »

Arizona Latina Fights to Afford Health Care for Her Brain Damaged Husband and Keep Him in US

Arizona Latina Fights to Afford Health Care for Her Brain Damaged Husband and Keep Him in US

On September 19, Jesus Armando Cornelio collapsed while playing soccer at a park with his brother. Today, his wife fights to afford the health care he needs, as Arizona’s laws state that Medicaid is only for those who have been legal permanent residents for five years. continue reading »

Watch The President’s Answers to Hispanic Roundtable Questions (VIDEO)

Watch The President’s Answers to Hispanic Roundtable Questions (VIDEO)

Yesterday, President Obama answered questions on a vast range of subjects, asked by a panel of reps from three Hispanic online media outlets. continue reading »

Latino Children Are Living in Poverty More than Any Other Racial or Ethnic Group

Latino Children Are Living in Poverty More than Any Other Racial or Ethnic Group

The spread of poverty across the United States that began at the onset of the Great Recession of 2007-2009 and accelerated last year hit one fast-growing demographic group especially hard: Latino children. continue reading »

Brazil Seeks to Ban Gisele Bundchen’s Sexy Lingerie Ad on TV

Brazil Seeks to Ban Gisele Bundchen’s Sexy Lingerie Ad on TV

Brazilian Ministry for Women is pushing to get a TV ad featuring an underwear clad Gisele Bundchen, removed from the air. continue reading »

As Narco Extortionists Demand Money From Teachers, Teachers Demand Government Protection

As Narco Extortionists Demand Money From Teachers, Teachers Demand Government Protection

Teachers in Mexico have begun striking against the continuing crime and violence against them in their own schools. Tuesday, roughly 7,000 teachers marched in Aca continue reading »

U.S. Breaks Ground on New Embassy in the Dominican Republic

U.S. Breaks Ground on New Embassy in the Dominican Republic

In an important symbol of the enduring friendship with the Dominican Republic, Dominican Republic President, Leonel Fernandez; U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Raul Yzaguirre; and Leo Hession, Managing Director for Operations of the Department’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO), broke ground on the New Embassy Compound (NEC) in Santo Domingo. continue reading »

Check Out J Lo’s New Hamptons Bachelorette Pad!

Check Out J Lo’s New Hamptons Bachelorette Pad!

Jennifer López bought herself a $18 million, seven bedroom mansion in the Water Mill area of The Hamptons, NY. continue reading »

U.S., Mexico and Canada Join Forces to Address Consumer Product Safety Issues

U.S., Mexico and Canada Join Forces to Address Consumer Product Safety Issues

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada, and the Consumer Protection Federal Agency of the United Mexican States (Profeco) concluded a first-of-its-kind consumer product safety Summit that was aimed at strengthening the protections for children and consumers throughout North America. continue reading »

JUST IN:  President Hugo Chavez Reportedly Suffers Kidney Failure Rushed to Hospital

JUST IN:  President Hugo Chavez Reportedly Suffers Kidney Failure Rushed to Hospital

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who has been battled an undisclosed cancer since this summer, has reportedly been rushed to the hospital with kidney failure. continue reading »

National Latina Institute Stands with Georgia’s Immigrant Women & Children

National Latina Institute Stands with Georgia’s Immigrant Women & Children

The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH), a founding member of the National Coalition for Immigrant Women’s Rights, stands in solidarity with immigrant women and children as part of the “We Belong Together: Women’s Delegation to Georgia”. continue reading »

UN Urges More Protection for Mexican Journalists

UN Urges More Protection for Mexican Journalists

Condemning the murders of three women journalists in Mexico over the past month, the United Nations agency that defends press freedom today pressed for stronger measures to halt the frequent violence against reporters in the Latin American country. continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Reforms to Chicago’s Approach to Early Childhood Education Across the City

New system will create higher standards so that all children start kindergarten ready to learn, and will provide parents with easy access to information about the best programs continue reading »