Latino State News

Vevo and Univision Working Together to Reach Hispanics Music Lovers

Vevo, the popular music site and Univision have signed an agreement whereby Vevo will provide video content to Univision highlighting Latino performing artists. continue reading »

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics

The U.S. Department of Education kicked-off its National Education Summit yesterday with a call to action to raise awareness about the education disparity within the Hispanic community. continue reading »

Pope Reflects on Churches Role in Latin America

Pope Reflects on Churches Role in Latin America

In separate meetings yesterday with new ambassadors from Colombia and El Salvador to the Holy See, Pope Benedict XVI reflected on the role of the Catholic Church in Latin America, continue reading »

U.S. Diplomats Visting Guatemala and Honduras Focusing on Violence in Region

In Guatemala, Johnson will meet with Minister of Government Carlos Menocal, Attorney General Maria Mejia de Contreras, Police Reform Commissioner Helen Mack, International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) Commissioner Francisco Dall'Anese, and other members of the Guatemalan government to discuss law enforcement reform and pending legislation that will allow further security and justice efforts. continue reading »

Guatemala’s El Mirador One of the World’s Greatest Cultural Sites Endanger of Disappearing

Guatemala’s El Mirador One of the World’s Greatest Cultural Sites Endanger of Disappearing

Twenty-five world experts in conservation and cultural development have identified twelve cultural heritages sites on the verge of disappearing and Guatemala’s El Mirador is on that list. continue reading »

UN Visit to Mexico Concludes: “Strong Justice System is Needed”

UN Visit to Mexico Concludes: “Strong Justice System is Needed”

A strong and independent justice is a prerequisite for effectively fighting growing violence in Mexico, a United Nations human rights expert, who wrapped up a 15-day mission to the country last week, said today. continue reading »

BLOG:  Vintage Shopping in Pilsen

If I had to live in a neighborhood other than Ukrainian Village, where we currently reside, I would move to Pilsen in a heartbeat. It’s got a vibrant arts district, one of our favorite restaurants and really beautiful homes and apartments. continue reading »

CRIME:  Using The CPD ClearPath Crime Reports Feature

The CPD ClearPath system which includes ALL crimes, is a useful tool! IF you search by index crimes versus non-index crimes, you don't get an accurate picture about whats going on around you. continue reading »

CRIME: Introducting New Community Crime Blogger to Site

HS News is excited to announce that the 'Logan Square Crime Reporter' will be providing a blogging on crime issues effecting the Logan Square, Avondale, Wicker Park and Humboldt Park areas. continue reading »

CRIME:  (Marquette Park) 15-Year Old Shot to Death (VIDEO)

Last night 15-year old Cornell Henderson, a student at Chicago Vocational High School was shot and killed in the southwest side of Chicago. The young man was gunned down on the 2500 block of West Lithuanian Plaza Court in the Marquette Park neighborhood. He was rushed to Advocate Christ Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. continue reading »

ACCIDENT: (Brighton Park) Fiery Car Accident

Just before 11 p.m. on Sunday, a Ford truck crashed at the intersection of Western Avenue and Pershing Road in the Brighton Park neighborhood. It appears the unidentified driver continue reading »

POLITICAL:  Senatorial Candidate Mark Kirk Comes to Humboldt Park

Illinois Republican Senatorial candidate Mark Kirk came to Humboldt Park seeking Latino support and votes this November. continue reading »

COMMUNITY TOUR:  LISC Heads Walking Tour of Area

Join LISC/Chicago and NCP lead agency Bickerdike Redevelopment Corp. for a tour of the Humboldt Park community. continue reading »

Gang School Safety Team Aims to Help Students Resolve Conflicts and Avoid Gang Violence

Superintendent Jody P. Weis was joined by Gang Enforcement Commander Leo Schmitz and Sgt. Ken Boudreau in the announcement of a program today that aims towards the reduction of gang violence. Experienced Chicago Police Gang Officers interact with teenage students and explore alternatives to the perils of gang involvement. continue reading »

CRIME:  15-year Girl Wounded by Gunfire

An unidentified 15-year old female was shot as she walked at the 1400 block of North Washtenaw by a passing car. She was shot in the leg and taken to Children's Memorial Hospital in stable condition. Police are investigating. continue reading »