Latino State News

Rare Mexican Iguana Illegally Enters U.S. – Not Sure if It’ll Be Deported or Given a Green Card

Rare Mexican Iguana Illegally Enters U.S. – Not Sure if It’ll Be Deported or Given a Green Card

Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists in Mobile caught an Iguana near the Rail Ferry Dock on the Alabama State Docks. It had been observed several times but was able to elude capture. The iguana had ostensibly come from a rail vessel arriving from Mexico. continue reading »

Vying for Obama’s Old Seat- Kirk and Giannoulias Differ on Immigration Reform

Vying for Obama’s Old Seat- Kirk and Giannoulias Differ on Immigration Reform

While both US Senate Candidates agree that there should be tougher border security, they do not agree on what to do with immigrants who are already in the country illegally. continue reading »

Immigrant Rights Groups Ask the FCC to Protect Their Right to Send Advocacy Text Messages

Immigrant Rights Groups Ask the FCC to Protect Their Right to Send Advocacy Text Messages

Yesterday, in a letter to the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), nearly thirty non-profit organizations representing people of color and/or working towards comprehensive immigration reform requested that the FCC swiftly exert authority over cell phone text messages. continue reading »

Know Your Rights on Election Day - Some Helpful Tips by NCLR

Know Your Rights on Election Day - Some Helpful Tips by NCLR

In light of news about various efforts to suppress the Latino vote in several states, the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) has put together the following list of suggestions to help you be prepared on Election Day. continue reading »

Latin American Leaders Arrive in Argentina to Pay Respects to Nestor Kirchner

Latin American Leaders Arrive in Argentina to Pay Respects to Nestor Kirchner

The presidents of Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay and Uruguay arrived in Buenos Aires to attend the wake at Government House. Regional leaders expressed their condolences to President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner continue reading »

Spain to Aid the Dominican Republic to Expand Access to Clean Water in Poorest Regions

Spain to Aid the Dominican Republic to Expand Access to Clean Water in Poorest Regions

The Dominican Republic will provide or improve water and sanitation services for at least 205,000 people in low-income rural and peri-urban communities using financial support from the Government of Spain and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). continue reading »

Harry Reid and Tea Party Darling Sharron Angle in Razor-Close Race

Harry Reid and Tea Party Darling Sharron Angle in Razor-Close Race

Despite Obama making several trips to Nevada to rally support for Harry Reid, anti- Washington ire leaves Reid in danger on Tuesday. If Reid looses, he will be the first US Senate majority leader in 58 years to be voted out by home-state voters. continue reading »

New Requirements for Passport Applicants with Puerto Rican Birth Certificates

New Requirements for Passport Applicants with Puerto Rican Birth Certificates

The Government of Puerto Rico recently passed a law invalidating all Puerto Rican birth certificates issued prior to July 1, 2010, and replacing them with enhanced security birth certificates with features to combat passport fraud and identity theft. continue reading »

Chicago Police Offer Tips for Safe Trick-or-Treating

The Chicago Police Department is reminding parents, adults and children to observe some simple, common-sense safety tips while trick-or-treating this Halloween. One of the safest ways to celebrate is to attend a sponsored, supervised event. continue reading »

Happy Halloween from HS-News!

HS-News tracked down numerous Latin American leaders to bring you an exclusive insight on their Halloween costumes. Can you spot the Presidents? continue reading »

Chico Would Cut His Salary 20 Percent If Elected

As Daley's chief of staff, Board of Education and park board president and City Colleges board chairman, Gery Chico believes he has shown he has what it takes to be Mayor of Chicago, and now, he’s adding a little honey to his mayoral candidate pot. If elected, Chico says he’ll cut his pay as mayor by 20 percent. continue reading »

Courts of Brazil Acknowledge McDonald’s Makes You Porky and Mad Enough to Sue (VIDEO)

Yesterday, a portly former, employee of Brazil McDonald’s won suit against the company for allegedly making him 65 pounds overweight during his tenure as a franchise manager. continue reading »

Order to Stop Loan Modifications

Thursday, eleven Chicago area companies have been ordered to stop "illegal and predatory activities" for allegedly providing loan modification services to homeowners without approval. continue reading »

Violence in Mexico appears to be Targeting Innocent Bystanders

Violence in Mexico appears to be Targeting Innocent Bystanders

Three separate incidents in Mexico yesterday are indicating that the violence from the drug cartels wars is now targeting innocent Mexican citizens without an attributable cause except to cause more fear and panic amongst ordinary Mexican citizens. continue reading »

Evo or Mahmoud. Who Handles Balls Better?

Last time we covered the soccer exploits of the Bolivian president, he kneed somebody in the groin. What is he up to this time in Tehran? continue reading »