Latino State News

USGBC Launches Illinois Green Building Information Gateway Pilot

New app features a map-centric website that allows users to explore and compare hundreds of LEED projects across the Chicago region. At its Greenbuild Annual Conference & Expo today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the launch of the Green Building continue reading »

Haiti Cholera Spreads to Neighboring Dominican Republic

Close sanitary monitoring aimed at preventing the spread of cholera from Haiti to the Dominican Republic (DR) has resulted in the authorities isolating the first case of the disease at a local hospital. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS: 33 Chilean Women Start Hunger Strike and Make Demands (BILINGUAL) (VIDEO)

BREAKING NEWS: 33 Chilean Women Start Hunger Strike and Make Demands (BILINGUAL) (VIDEO)

HS-News brings you the letter the new Chilean 33 sent to government authorities. continue reading »

HS News’ Friend, Andres Cantor in Geico Ad - GOOOOOOAL! (VIDEO)

HS News’ Friend, Andres Cantor in Geico Ad - GOOOOOOAL! (VIDEO)

Can fútbol announcer Andres Cantor make any sport exciting? Visit 'Andrés Cantor Reportando' to read his blogs at HS News on the world of fútbol. continue reading »

Fewer Latino Children Attending Pre-school

A new study released Tuesday, says that in Illinois, just over one in three Latino children attend pre-school. This is compared to more than half of African-American children and about two-thirds of white and Asian children. The national average is 48 percent overall. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS:  Dramatic Rescue of Three-Year Old Argentinean Toddler from 69-Foot Well (VIDEO)

BREAKING NEWS:  Dramatic Rescue of Three-Year Old Argentinean Toddler from 69-Foot Well (VIDEO)

After heroic efforts by Argentinean fire fighters a three-year old was dramatically rescued from a 69 foot deep well unscathed. The unidentified toddler fell in the open well in the province of Florencio Varela outside to Buenos Aires. continue reading »

Multiple Scholarship Opportunities for Latino Students Becoming Available Today

Hispanic and Latino students seeking funding for higher education have numerous opportunities that are becoming available that HS News wants to share with you. continue reading »

National Hispana Leadership Providing Financial Literacy Tools

National Hispana Leadership Providing Financial Literacy Tools

Former United States Treasurer and AARP Brand Ambassador for Family Finance, Anna Escobedo Cabral, will join the National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI), a national leadership organization for Latinas, continue reading »

Most People Worldwide Have No Social Security

Most People Worldwide Have No Social Security

Basic social security remains out of reach for most people across the world, especially in poorer countries, despite the crucial role it plays in cushioning people from the consequences of economic crises, according to a United Nations report unveiled today. continue reading »

CPS announces Bilingual and World Language Initiative

CPS announces Bilingual and World Language Initiative

Program will seek to redefine traditional language education. Chicago Public Schools today announced the launch of the Bilingual Education and World Language (BEWL) initiative continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS: 33 Chilean Women Lock Themselves In 9,000 ft Deep Mine

BREAKING NEWS: 33 Chilean Women Lock Themselves In 9,000 ft Deep Mine

A group of 33 women has taken over the coal mine "Chiflón del Diablo" in Lota, close to Santiago de Chile. continue reading »

Local Artists Needed!

The Little Village Environmental Justice Organization is putting a call out to artisans for this year's Little Village Artisans Market. The Little Village Artisans Market is a great way to allow local artists to market and sell their products within the community continue reading »

Florida Cuban American Republicans Support DREAM Act

Florida Cuban American Republicans Support DREAM Act

Cuban American Republicans from Miami are standing up to say they support the DREAM Act. Going agaist the current conservative trending of their party, these Republicans are backing a bill that would give a break to children of illegal immigrants. Comments by Republican U.S. Reps. Lincoln Diaz-Balart and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Cuban-Americans from Miami, in support of the proposed DREAM Act have encouraged reform advocates. continue reading »

HS-News Wishes to Congratulate Prince William on his Engagement

HS-News Wishes to Congratulate Prince William on his Engagement

A propos the recently announced royal wedding, HS-News wants to suggest the prince an exciting venue for a truly memorable (and hispanic!) nuptial ceremony. The Palma Aquarium in Mallorca offers a unique way to tie the knot. continue reading »

COMMUNITY ALERT: Wanted for Hit and Run/Personal Injury

The hit and run incident resulting in personal injury occurred on Monday, November 8, 2010 at the address of 6200 block of S. California. Some time during the time span of 7:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. continue reading »