Latino State News

Perú President Elect Ollanta Humala Meets With Secretary Clinton & Other Washington Officials

Perú President Elect Ollanta Humala Meets With Secretary Clinton & Other Washington Officials

The newly elected Peruvian leader arrived to Washington yesterday for a slew of meeting that are met to introduce him to Washington and President Obama's key international representatives. President Ollanta Humala and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are due to meet today at 2:45pm. continue reading »

Mexico’s President Calderon:  “Every Life Lost is a Human Being Not a Statistic”

Mexico’s President Calderon:  “Every Life Lost is a Human Being Not a Statistic”

Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon addressed the National Public Safety Council meeting, which he also heads, where he said: "Every one of those who have lost their lives must be seen as a human being and not as a statistic." continue reading »

Rhode Island Embraces Voter ID

Rhode Island Embraces Voter ID

The Rhode Island Tea Party is praising the Democratic-led General Assembly and Governor Lincoln Chafee, an independent, for requiring voters in future elections to show identification at the polls. continue reading »

Dominican Republic on High Alert for Disease Due to Continuous Rainfall

Dominican Republic on High Alert for Disease Due to Continuous Rainfall

The Ministry of Public Health has once more ordered a maximum alert for the Dominican Republic and its National Epidemiological System in response to the increased rainfall that is affecting the entire country, which up to yesterday had caused the displacement of 45 people and cut off one area. continue reading »

On the Fourth of July Illinois Welcomes New Citizens at Great Lakes Naval Station

On the Fourth of July Illinois Welcomes New Citizens at Great Lakes Naval Station

This week, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) celebrated America’s 235th birthday by welcoming more than 24,000 new citizens in nearly 350 naturalization ceremonies around the globe. continue reading »

Small Farmers in Latin America to Get International Loan Assistance

Small Farmers in Latin America to Get International Loan Assistance

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has closed a $3.6 million loan to provide access to finance for smallholder producer groups and farmers associations in nine Latin American countries through a loan to the “Fund for Small Small Rural Producers in Latin America” or “Fondo para los Pequeños Productores en América Latina (FOPEPRO)." continue reading »

Carlos Ponce Named Interim Chicago Housing Authority Chief

It was announced July 1 that veteran City Hall administrator Carlos Ponce has been named interim CEO of the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA). He will replace Lewis Jordan, who had held the top job since 2007 and resigned after weeks in the hot seat due to questionable charges on his agency credit card continue reading »

State Dept Honors Mexican Fulbright Scholar as Outstanding State Alumni Member

State Dept Honors Mexican Fulbright Scholar as Outstanding State Alumni Member

The U.S. Department of State has named Adriana Labardini Inzunza, a Mexican alumna of the Fulbright, Humphrey, and Voluntary Visitor programs, as State Alumni Member of the Month continue reading »

More U.S. Hispanics Indentifying Themselves as American Indian

More U.S. Hispanics Indentifying Themselves as American Indian

As the number of Hispanics continue to grow, so too is the number of Hispanics identifying as “American Indian”. Since 2000, the number of Hispanics who identify themselves as Amerindians has triple continue reading »

Meet Johnny Gómez, a LATIN AMERICAN HERO

Meet Johnny Gómez, a LATIN AMERICAN HERO

Technical Sgt. Johnny Gómez has served the nation he calls home since even before becoming a US Citizen! continue reading »

Messy Fan Base: Argentina’s Messi Loved Everywhere, Except at Home

Messy Fan Base: Argentina’s Messi Loved Everywhere, Except at Home

The soccer star who has won everything there is to win with the Barça is booed at home. Why? No goals wearing the Argentine jersey. continue reading »

Verizon’s My Fabulous Quince Contest Offers Teens The Opportunity to Win Quinceanera of Their Dreams

Verizon’s My Fabulous Quince Contest Offers Teens The Opportunity to Win Quinceanera of Their Dreams

Latin Music Hottest New Artist, Prince Royce, to Perform at Grand Prize Winner's Party. From July 1 through August 31, teens across the United States will have the chance to enter to win the Quince of their dreams as part of Verizon's continue reading »

Archaeologists Hawass and Martinez Believe They May Have Found the Tomb of Antony and Cleoptra

Archaeologists Hawass and Martinez Believe They May Have Found the Tomb of Antony and Cleoptra

A radar survey of the temple of Taposiris Magna, west of Alexandria, Egypt, was completed last month as part of the search for the tomb of Cleopatra and Mark Antony. The Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) expedition excavating the temple and its surrounding area is headed by Zahi Hawass, continue reading »

Argentine Model Launches Controversial Anti-Abortion Campaign

Argentine Model Launches Controversial Anti-Abortion Campaign

Argentine model, Natalia Fassi, who is actually eight-months pregnant posed for a set of unsettling anti-abortion photographs to get her pro-life message out. continue reading »

Attorney Jose Baez Proves His Critics Wrong:  Casey Anthony Found Not Guilty

Attorney Jose Baez Proves His Critics Wrong:  Casey Anthony Found Not Guilty

After deliberating for no more than 10 hours the Casey Anthony jury have found her not guilty of killing her daughter, 2-year old Caylee. continue reading »