Latino State News

Rep. Luis Gutierrez Staying in Washington, Not Running for Mayor of Chicago

Rep. Luis Gutierrez Staying in Washington, Not Running for Mayor of Chicago

Rep. Luis Gutierrez the Democrat from Illinois announced today he has decided not to run for Mayor of Chicago. Soon after Mayor Richard Daley announced he would not seek another term, Gutierrez starting looking into the viability of launching a campaign. continue reading »

Court Rules Arizona’s Sheriff Arpaio Violated Detainees Rights

Court Rules Arizona’s Sheriff Arpaio Violated Detainees Rights

In Arizona, Maricopa Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been found, by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, to be violating the constitutional rights of his detainees by holding them in overcrowded and dangerous conditions, and feeding them inadequate and often moldy food. continue reading »

Latin America Businesses Lag in Using Social Media

Latin American companies are not as involved in social media compared to their global counterparts, according to a new study from Burson-Marsteller. continue reading »

¡Adios! Say the Jonas Brothers to their Concert in Mexico

¡Adios! Say the Jonas Brothers to their Concert in Mexico

The scheduled concert performance of the Jonas Brothers on October 21, 2010 in Monterrey, Mexico has been cancelled due to security concerns. continue reading »

Record Number of Hispanic Males Entering Medical School

Record Number of Hispanic Males Entering Medical School

The number of minorities who applied for and enrolled in medical schools grew in 2010, a trend that was most pronounced among Hispanic males, according to data released by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). continue reading »

CRIME: Home Invasion in Humboldt Park

CRIME: Home Invasion in Humboldt Park

Thursday morning, on the 900 block of North Lawler Ave, a home invasion was reported. The 911 call from the Humboldt Park area residence was received at 1:51a.m. after a man witnessed someone forcing their way into his neighbor’s home and holding several children at gunpoint. continue reading »

Paraguayan Soccer Player’s Sister Fakes Own Abduction to get his Money (BILINGUAL)

Paraguayan Soccer Player’s Sister Fakes Own Abduction to get his Money (BILINGUAL)

The sister of defense Éder Líder Mármol-- married and mother of five, faked to be kidnapped, demanding 38,000 in "ransom" from the player. continue reading »

Government Financing for Small Businesses Tops $1.59 Billion

At a time when capital was scarce for small business, financing from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) increased 23 percent in fiscal year 2010, providing a record $1.59 billion to help small businesses grow and create jobs. continue reading »

Mistress, not Wife Welcomes Rescued Miner ( VIDEO)

Mistress, not Wife Welcomes Rescued Miner ( VIDEO)

Johnny Barrios Rojas rescue was perhaps one of the most anticipated of the 33, if only to see who would greet him. Barrios is known as the man who had two women waiting for him at Camp Hope. Marta Salinas has been his wife for 28 continue reading »

Georgia Universities Ban Undocumented Immigrants From Attending

Georgia Universities Ban Undocumented Immigrants From Attending

Wednesday, a decision by the Georgia State Board of Regents banned unauthorized immigrants from attending the 35 schools that make up the University System of Georgia that includes Georgia Tech and Georgia State regardless of their ability to pay continue reading »

Sara Lee Launches Hispanic Mobile Site Promoting Healthier Living

Sara Lee Launches Hispanic Mobile Site Promoting Healthier Living

Sara Lee Corporation debuted "More Choices. Healthier Lives." a dual-language mobile site designed for Hispanic moms who are looking to discover more choices for their family meal times. continue reading »

En Rodaje Desde Hace 10 Dias Película Para TV Acerca del Rescate de los Mineros Chilenos

La productora Española Antena 3 Films y la Colombiana Dynamo Factory serían los productores de la película para TV. continue reading »

Miracle At The Mine- What is Next for the Miners (VIDEO)

Miracle At The Mine- What is Next for the Miners (VIDEO)

With the last miner having been rescued, the 33 miners are preparing for the next phase of their lives. In less than 24 hours all the miners had made it to the surface looking healthy and in great spirits. The miners were all extremely grateful to those who had helped rescue them. continue reading »

Arizona Has Two Types of “Illegal Immigrants”

Arizona Has Two Types of “Illegal Immigrants”

With tempers flaring, propaganda flying, and media catching every second of the Arizona immigration controversy, you’d think all immigrants would be hiding and/or steering clear of Arizona all together, but immigrants arriving as refugees are being welcomed and treated rather well despite all the “hoopla”. continue reading »

Nuevo Disco de Shakira Estaría Inspirado en Artistas como Nirvana y The Cure

La cantautora Colombiana explica que la produccion de su nuevo álbum estuvo inspirada en los artistas que escuchaba en la adolesencia. continue reading »