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By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/19/2013 - 17:26
The chance for Latinos to become a majority seems to get bigger by the minute. According to new U.S. Census figures, the Latino population in Nevada increased by 5.1 percent in the state's two largest counties from 2010 to 2012.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/18/2013 - 14:25
Well, this is surely disappointing, chicas. Texas Gov. Rick Perry has decided to veto $1.5 million in funding that would have expanded the Center for Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas.
According to the Huffington Post, the veto dashed hopes for those who want to develop the center into a full-fledged academic department.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/18/2013 - 14:20
As many as 15 7-Eleven stores in New York and Virginia were raided by the Department of Homeland Security early Monday morning, according to HuffPost Business.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/18/2013 - 11:46
Puerto Rico's current commonwealth status has been a hot topic of debate for quite some time. Now Puerto Rico pro-statehood leader Pedro Pierluisi is saying that La Isla del Encanto's commonwealth status is “the root cause of the economic and social problems that impair quality of life on the island."
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/18/2013 - 09:45
It's been 50 years since direct mail between U.S. and Cuba was suspended. Now the two countries are set to resume discussion that could bring on the end of this suspension.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/17/2013 - 14:33
Cuban ballerinas -- the latest flock of immigrants to cross the border and enter the U.S. through Texas. In April, while on tour in Mexico, these six dancers fled from the Cuban National Ballet.
These Cuban ballerinas are talented dancers who would be perfect for any ballet company, but at the moment they are busy trying to learn English and navigate cultural differences in a very unfamiliar place. Fortunately for them, Pedro Pablo Pena, a Cuban exiled dancer, has taken them under his wing.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/17/2013 - 14:22
Whole Foods Market has changed its employee language policy after a recent incident involving two employees being suspended for speaking Spanish. According to Fox News Latino, the organic supermarket chain’s Co-CEO Walter Robb said that the “unfortunate incident” prompted the company to revise a policy that “does not reflect and is not in alignment with the spirit of this company.”
By Fox News Latino | 06/14/2013 - 14:18
An appeals court justice under fire for saying Hispanics and African-Americans were “predisposed to crime” is under investigation for her comments.
A council of federal judges in Washington said it will review a misconduct complaint against Judge Edith Jones of the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for allegedly making inflammatory comments during a speech in February.