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By Latina Staff | 05/13/2013 - 12:30 | 0 Comments
Sunday was an important day in Colombia's history, as the first Colombian was canonized as a saint by Pope Francis. Mother Laura Montoya was named a saint by the Catholic Church, with livestreams broadcasting the moment to her hometown of Jerico, in the western state of Antioquia.
The nun, who was known as Mother Laura...
By Amaris Castillo | 05/10/2013 - 16:54 | 0 Comments
Latino immigrants are not as smart as white people. That’s the gist of a dissertation written by Jason Richwine, a senior policy analyst at the Heritage Foundation.
Ever since Dylan Matthews of...
By Sugey Palomares | 05/10/2013 - 09:43 | 0 Comments
While Ariel Castro remains on suicide watch in jail after being arraigned on Thursday and held at $8 million bail, Ohio prosecutors may try to seek the death penalty against the 52-year-old man who kidnapped, raped, and tortured three Cleveland women, ...
By Amaris Castillo | 05/09/2013 - 17:14 | 0 Comments
Disney tried to trademark Dia de los Muertos. Yes, the Mexican holiday. We wish we were kidding, but the mass media corporation had actually placed a trademark request earlier this month to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Disney’s reasoning? According to a story by...
By Sugey Palomares | 05/09/2013 - 10:24 | 0 Comments
Two of the three brothers, Onil Castro, 50, and Pedro Castro, 54, suspected of the kidnap and rape of three women have been released. Ariel Castro, 52, admitted to acting alone in the crime, which included a 10-year rape and torture of Amanda Berry, 27, Gina DeJesus, 23, and ...
By Amaris Castillo | 05/09/2013 - 10:03 | 0 Comments
Shortly after Jodi Arias was found guilty of first-degree murder for the killing of her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander on Wednesday, she spoke out about the verdict, stating that she’d prefer a death sentence.
By Amaris Castillo | 05/08/2013 - 17:10 | 0 Comments
Jodi Arias was found guilty of first-degree murder today.
The Arizona woman took in a sharp breath after the verdict was announced today in a courtroom. She is accused of killing her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander in June 2008.
The widely followed case has been in court since January 2, and has been wrought with twists and...
By Sugey Palomares | 05/08/2013 - 16:17 | 0 Comments
Amanda Berry, 27, Gina DeJesus, 23, and Michelle Knight, 32, who managed to escape their captors after being held in captivity and used as sex slaves for a decade, have finally been reunited with their families. The...
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