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By Cristina Arreola | 11/18/2013 - 11:25
One Louisiana official doesn't want Mexicans to speak English, and he's trying to deny funds to a local library in order to keep Latinos from accessing the resources.
Lindel Toups, who sits on the Lafourche Parish City Council, wants to route funding away from a library and into an area prison. His justification? Well, the Biblioteca Hispana section helps Spanish-speakers learn English. According to him, that’s a bad thing.
By Cristina Arreola | 11/18/2013 - 09:19
New Jersey waitress and former Marine, Dayna Morales, was expecting a tip after doing her job and serving a party of four last Wednesday.
Instead, she received a hateful handwritten note from the patrons. It read: “I’m sorry, but I cannot tip because I do not agree with your lifestyle and the way you live your life.”
By Fox News Latino | 11/15/2013 - 10:42
Bowing to pressure, President Barack Obama on Thursday announced changes to his health care law in order to give insurance companies the option to keep offering consumers plans that would otherwise be canceled.
"This fix won't solve every problem for every person, but it's going to help a lot of people." - President Barack Obama
The administrative changes are good for just one year, though senior administration officials said they could be extended if problems with the law persist.
By Cristina Arreola | 11/14/2013 - 09:14
A Latina saleswoman at a New York City Alexander McQueen store is suing the retailer for racial discrimination.
By Cristina Arreola | 11/13/2013 - 09:17
A large sign outside of a Burger King is causing outrage in the town of Ephrate, Washington. The billboard reads: “Now Hiring Must Be Mexican.”
The image was posted on KFFM 1073’s website, a radio station based in Yakima, Washington, alongside a poll which asked: “What do you think? Do you find this sign offensive or are you okay with their honesty?”
By Cristina Arreola | 11/11/2013 - 09:52
Typhoon Haiyan roared through the central islands of the Philippines, causing mass devastation and wiping out entire neighborhoods.
By Fox News Latino | 11/08/2013 - 14:21
Alex Rodriguez's legal team has gathered extensive additional evidence since he filed a lawsuit accusing Major League Baseball and Commissioner Bud Selig of trying to polish their images and destroy the third baseman's career and reputation, his lawyer said Thursday.
At a Manhattan federal court hearing, attorney Jordan Siev said his law office has gotten more evidence nearly every day to support its lawsuit accusing MLB and Selig of going on a "witch hunt" to ruin Rodriguez's reputation and career. He said the defendants went "way over the line."
By Latina Staff | 11/08/2013 - 14:16
According to The New York Times, the head of the Miss Venezuela pageant, Osmel Sousa, is taking credit for the plastic surgery trend seen throughout Venezuela. “When there is a defect, I correct it,” he said. “If it can be easily fixed with surgery, then why not do it?” He also adds that these surgical body enhancements are often necessary if you want to be considered beautiful. "I say that inner beauty doesn’t exist," he added.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 11/07/2013 - 09:15
Elizabeth Vargas, co-anchor of ABC's 20/20, has checked herself into rehab for alcohol abuse, reports People.
The 51-year-old anchor confirmed to People that she is currently undergoing treatment for her addiction.
"Like so many people, I am dealing with addiction. I realized I was becoming increasingly dependent on alcohol. And feel fortunate to have recognized it for the problem it was becoming," Vargas told People in a statement.