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By Fox News Latino | 11/29/2010 - 10:02 | 0 Comments
A New York City public high school teacher is suing after he was suspended and fined $15,000 for what school officials say was misconduct for using the Spanish curse, “coño”, in his classroom.
The word can be offensive. But that sometimes depends on how it's used and which ethnic group is using it. Its literal translation refers to the female sexual organs, according...
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 11/24/2010 - 15:50 | 1 Comment
The race is officially on to get the Dream Act passed this year, before newly elected members of Congress (mostly Republicans) are sworn in in January.
After meeting with Hispanic Congressional Caucus members last week, the White House is in full gear, trying to get the word out about an upcoming Senate vote.
Members of the cabinet, including Secretary of...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/23/2010 - 18:00 | 0 Comments
Jorge Ramos has put his money where his mouth is an offered up $20 thousand of his own hard-earned cash to support scholarships for future generation who he hopes will be able to stay and study in the U.S. once the DREAM Act is passed.
Arguably the most recognizable face in Spanish-language journalism, Ramos released a public statement saying, “The...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/23/2010 - 16:00 | 0 Comments
There's a new sheriff in town and apparently his name is...Lou Ferrigno? Ferrigno is one of a few stars who have chosen to join Maricopa County's Joe Arpaio to form a posse to combat illegal immigration on the border.
Wait, did we say stars? We meant washed-up celebs. Ferrigno will be joined by the illustrious Steven Seagal...
By Fox News Latino | 11/22/2010 - 17:00 | 0 Comments
The President of the Dominican Republic called an emergency meeting today to address the spread of cholera that has crossed over the border from Haiti into the neighboring country.
According to the Listin Diario, President Leonel Fernández met with the country's health, agriculture and tourism ministers. Officials are reportedly considering...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/19/2010 - 17:25 | 0 Comments
Rep. Charlie Gonzalez (D-TX) was unanimously selected to become the chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus this week. Latino Democrats met to select their new leadership in the hopes of starting to plan legislative strategy for 2011.
Gonzalez acknowledged that both he and the caucus are "faced with unique challenges and opportunities to work...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/19/2010 - 15:22 | 4 Comments
Some Latino Republicans are planning on crossing the aisle in order to support a vote on the DREAM act that Sen. Harry Reid, President Obama and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus want to push through during the lame-duck congress.
Republican U.S. Reps. Lincoln Diaz-Balart (FL) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen...
By Stacey Rivera | 11/19/2010 - 14:40 | 0 Comments
Clorox released a press release this week explaining the findings of a study by Garcia Research (commissioned and paid for by Clorox) that finds that, for Latinas, “cleaning is a rite of passage, taught by mothers and grandmothers and meant to influence present-day routines and brand choices.” Huh?
The study goes on to claim:
- 93 percent of Latinas helped...
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