By Jill Pankow | 10/17/2013 - 13:03
It’s always sunny in Florida, especially for these Latino stars with ties to the Sunshine State. Before they rocked stages and lit up screens with their larger than life talents, all of these Latinos called Florida home. If you’re a proud Floridian, find out which of your favorite celebs share your love of that sunlit Southern peninsula!
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/09/2013 - 15:19
George Zimmerman has been taken into custody by Florida police.
According to ABC News, Zimmerman is being held by police following a domestic altercation involving a gun. The neighborhood watchman has been placed in investigative detention after suspicion of domestic battery against his estranged wife, Shellie.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/03/2013 - 13:45
To say we are impressed by U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad's recent accomplishment would be an understatement!
According to Fox News Latino, Nyad reached the shore of Key West on Monday afternoon, making her the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the help of a shark cage.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/27/2013 - 11:25
George Zimmerman's case doesn't appear to be over just yet.
According to Fox News, Zimmerman's attorney Mark O'Mara says he plans to request that the state of Florida cover $200,000 to $300,000 of his client's legal expenses.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/26/2013 - 09:29
In a sad turn of events, the 12-year-old boy who was infected by a brain-eating amoeba, passed away on Saturday.
According to NBC Latino, the young Florida boy, Zachary Reyna, united a large community while battling a rare brain-eating infection.
“Even though Zac has passed, he will still be saving many lives,” said his father, Jesse Reyna, through a Facebook page created for Zachary.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/19/2013 - 09:12
Following Saturday's Zimmerman trial verdict, it was announced that George Zimmerman would be getting back the gun which was used to fatally shoot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. But it seems as though this has now changed.
By Samantha Leal | 11/05/2012 - 15:23
Ricky Martin will open for Michelle Obama in an event in Florida where the First Lady will speak to grassroots supporters. The event, which will be held in Orlando Park, will focus on getting all supporters out to the polls and encouraging them to get others to vote.
By Samantha Leal | 09/07/2012 - 09:40
While many states debate the availability of public benefits for undocumented immigrants who qualify for Obama's executive order, some states have already been denying certain state benefits, including in-state tuition and scholarships, to American citizens who are the children of undocumented immigrants, reports the New York Times.
By Jill Pankow | 02/02/2012 - 12:40
Lidiane Carmo, the 15-year-old illegal immigrant and sole survivor of a deadly crash in Florida on Sunday has been reassured that she will not be deported.
By Viviana Hurtado | 01/26/2012 - 16:43
In this week’s Tampa Bay, Florida Republican debate, the question was asked why candidates run ads in Spanish, ostensibly seeking the votes of Spanish speakers, but insist English be the only official language of the U.S. government.
This incident is a perfect example of the complicated relationship that politicians and monolingual Americans have with learning and flaunting that they know another language.