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By Amaris Castillo | 06/25/2013 - 10:34
Carlos Fuentes had been watched closely for years. According to NBC Latino, the late Mexican author was monitored closely by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the U.S. State Department for more than 20 years.
The reason? The author, who died in 2012 from an internal hemorrhage, was apparently considered to a communist and sympathizer of Cuba's Fidel Castro.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/25/2013 - 09:38
Monday evening the Senate took a big step forward in the push to overhaul the nation's immigration laws. Enough senators have come to endorse a proposal that will increase the amount of security currently at United States' borders.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/24/2013 - 18:23
Uruguay’s abortion law was challenged on Sunday. According to the Huffington Post, opponents of the most liberal abortion law in South America were unable to attract enough votes in a consultation ballot to force a national referendum on repealing it.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/24/2013 - 16:24
Catholic schools continue to face closure and besides the students, Justice Sonia Sotomayor, also finds herself feeling highly affected by the news.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/24/2013 - 16:23
After Republican Mitt Romney's presidential loss, the GOP must develop a new strategy to win presidential elections. The key? Latinos.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/24/2013 - 14:09
There’s a new Latina in the White House; according to Mediabistro, First Lady Michelle Obama has chosen Maria Cristina González Noguera as her new Communications Director. Known as MC, the native of San Juan, Puerto Rico begins her new job on July and will replace Kristina Schake.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/24/2013 - 14:00
It was just a mere three weeks ago that we heard about a pair of Whole Foods workers being suspended for speaking Spanish while on the job. Whole Foods has since stated that they would be revising their language policy. Now a similar case appears to be going on in New York.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/24/2013 - 12:42
The National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower may end up in Ecuador. Edward Snowden, the former undercover employee for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) accused of espionage, has requested asylum in the South American country.
By Fox News Latino | 06/21/2013 - 12:54
He burst onto the national stage as the “Tea Party Darling” du jour.
It was nothing short of a stellar national entrance for Marco Rubio, the Republican senator from Florida.
But now, Tea Party members are among the Florida lawmaker’s most passionate, most resentful critics. Many have completely turned on Rubio, feeling betrayed by his push for immigration reform.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/21/2013 - 10:25
When news broke in February 2012 that unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin had been fatally shot by a Sanford, FL neighboorhood watch volunteer named George Zimmerman; it rocked the nation. Many people had a hard time understanding why Zimmerman chose to go to the extremes he did.