By Amaris Castillo | 07/26/2011 - 15:00
Latino families experienced the largest decline of any other racial or ethnic in wealth during the recession. These finding are based on a study published today by the Pew Foundation that used data collected by the United States Census Bureau.
By Fox News Latino | 03/14/2011 - 12:00
The recession has disproportionately affected Hispanic children in Colorado; driving up the number of Latino children in poverty, exacerbating both nutritional issues and higher rates of attempted suicides among Latino kids.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 02/11/2011 - 15:00
The past year has seen an unprecedented backlash against undocumented immigrants. Proposed measures targeting them include Arizona’s SB 1070 law, which inspired other states to follow suit with similar bills that would allow local police to enforce immigration laws; conservatives have called for a repeal of the 14th amendment, which guarantees citizenship to anyone born in the United States, regardless of their parents’ status; and still others are calling for a return to massive workplace raids.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/01/2010 - 12:25
Much noise has been made recently about President Barack Obama's delay in passing immigration reform—with some special interest groups going so far as to suggest that Latinos refrain from voting since the "Do-Nothing" Democrats haven't, well, done anything for us.
By Mariela Rosario | 10/29/2010 - 11:43
Next Tuesday is election day and the nation is watching the Latino community to see what our impact will be. Here is a round up of the important races and issues that affect our community.
Senate candidate Marco Rubio is ahead of Democrat Kendrick Meek and independent Charlie Crist in the race for congressional office. Rubio has been making waves as the Tea Party's Latino darling and it looks like he just might run away with the seat because Democrats are split between Crist and Meek.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 05/05/2009 - 17:30
A gripping fear of crime has put many Brazilians in the market for armored cars. The NY Times spoke to João Neves, the owner of a small marketing agency, who said that after being robbed twice in traffic he decided to purchase an armored vehicle as extra protection. “Even though the [economic] crisis does exist, I consider my well-being and my security a priority,” Mr. Neves told The Times.
By Monica Herrera | 03/09/2009 - 16:05
Hugo Chavez took to Venezuelan state television on Friday to lament the state of the U.S. economy and urge President Barack Obama to join the socialist movement.
By Mariela Rosario | 02/12/2009 - 17:55
In a recent interview with Pedro Cevcec on Telemundo, President Barack Obama stated plainly that the Latino community has been disproportionately affected by the current economic recession in the U.S. He also told Cevcec that he recognizes that the Latino population is the fastest growing in the U.S., and that many are without jobs or medical insurance and may be facing foreclosure.
By Monica Herrera | 02/04/2009 - 10:55
Even TV stars are having money problems. América Ferrera owns two homes—one on the West Coast and one on the East—but the actress recently put her Hollywood Hills pad on the market for $1.5 million after Ugly Betty moved its set to New York City.
“She’s sad about it, but she doesn’t want to pay for two places,” says a source to Life & Style.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/22/2009 - 12:30
The New York Times announced this week that it had accepted a 250 million dollar loan from Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim Helú. The money is intended to help the ailing newspaper giant keep its multiple businesses afloat.
Mr. Slim already owns 6.9% of the Times Company, and according to the terms of the contract will invest $250 million more in the form of six-year notes.