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By Samantha Leal | 09/26/2012 - 09:04 | 0 Comments
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez has been on a U.S. tour this week, and she has been sending a message to all naysayers in Washington and on Wall Street who say Argentina is headed for an economic disaster: you're wrong.
The Argentine government has racked up several "IOUs" as its tried to recover from its world-record debt default a decade ago...
By Samantha Leal | 09/19/2012 - 08:53 | 0 Comments
The University of California is shutting down the plan for National Dream University, a college program for undocumented immigrants and labor rights activists that would offer online courses as a...
By Samantha Leal | 09/18/2012 - 16:00 | 0 Comments
A family in Chajul, Guatamela, looking to start home renovations, discovered their home held quite the secret. Underneath their walls, they found paintings. Now, five years later, those paintings have been identified as an authentic Mayan mural by National Geographic, centuries old and preserved under layers of plaster.
Scientists are now racing against time to...
By Samantha Leal | 09/17/2012 - 14:00 | 0 Comments
A new poll released by the National Hispanic Media Coalition and Latino Decisions found that more than 30 percent of non-Hispanics believe that the majority (more than half) of Hispanics are undocmented. The truth? Around 18 percent of Hispanics in the U.S. are undocumented, while only 37 percent of U.S. Hispanics are actually immigrants,...
By Samantha Leal | 09/12/2012 - 08:41 | 0 Comments
The first round of approved applications for the delayed deportation program enacted by President Obama was announced, reports Fox News Latino. The move comes less than two months before the presidential election....
By Latina Staff | 09/11/2012 - 09:00 | 0 Comments
Eleven years after the tragic attacks, we are honoring Latina heroes who gave their all to help victims of 9/11. In the December 2001 issue of Latina, we spoke to seven extraordinary women who acted with courage, compassion, and hoped to help others on that historical day. We will never forget.
By Samantha Leal | 09/10/2012 - 08:45 | 0 Comments
Want to know what it's like illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border? You can experience a similar trek first-hand, for $18. El Alberto, Mexico has created a 'theme park' centered around border-crossing and has been running tours since 2004, reports the ...
By Samantha Leal | 09/07/2012 - 08:40 | 0 Comments
While many states debate the availability of public benefits for undocumented immigrants who qualify for Obama's executive order, some states have already been denying certain state benefits, including in-state tuition and scholarships, to American citizens who are the children of undocumented immigrants, reports the ...
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