Jenni Rivera in Filly Brown
Jenni Rivera’s Film 'Filly Brown' Hitting Big Screen in April
By Fox News Latino | 12/20/2012 - 15:53

Jenni Rivera’s film Filly Brown, her debut in the big screen, will be hitting theaters in April of next year, entertainment site Enelbrasero.com. is reporting.

The movie, which was a hit during last year’s Sundance and HBO Latino International Film Festivals, also stars Hollywood veteran actor Edward James Olmos.

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Penn State Chi Omega sorority Mexican-themed party
Penn State Students Plan March Following Sorority's Mexican Costume Choice
By Fox News Latino | 12/12/2012 - 12:34

Last week sorority members at Penn State University made national headlines – and were publicly scorned – after they posted photos of themselves in Mexican sombreros and holding up racially charged placards.

Now students at the school are planning a rally to call attention to the “real issues” the university needs to address, including minority students and faculty retention. They feel that a lack of minorities at the school has made it insensitive to important issues.


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Hollywood's Real Star: Walk of Fame Guru Ana Martinez
Hollywood's Real Star: Walk of Fame Guru Ana Martinez
By Latina Staff | 12/06/2012 - 14:04

She’s not God, but she does wield the power of the stars.

As un-Hollywood as it gets, the very down-to-earth Latina who worked her way up from receptionist to VP, with everyone telling her she was too shy and too nice for the job, now controls the second largest tourist attraction in the U.S.

Ana Martinez, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce’s VP of Media Relations, has laid over 600 stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame – she chooses the spot where Hollywood’s elite will live on the ground forever.


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Occupy Wall Street Wants To Recruit Immigrants
Occupy Wall Street Seeks To Recruit Immigrants
By Fox News Latino | 12/14/2011 - 15:00

Occupy Wall Street’s latest effort to attract immigrants is a march for immigrant workers planned this weekend in New York City.

The rally, organized for Sunday, aims to raise awareness on immigrant issues and to draw immigrants to a social movement that has largely focused on corporate greed. It takes place on International Migrants Day, a U.N. designated day in honor of migrant rights.


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Hispanic Man Sought in Shooting at White House
Hispanic Man Sought in Shooting at White House
By Fox News Latino | 11/16/2011 - 08:30

The Secret Service has found a bullet that smashed a glass window at the White House before being stopped by special anti-ballistic glass shielding the building's interior, WRC-TV reported late Tuesday night.

US Park Police spokesman Sgt. David Schlosser said Sunday officers had obtained an arrest warrant for 21-year-old Oscar Ramiro Ortega, on a felony charge of carrying a dangerous weapon, in connection with the incident.


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The U.S. Hispanic Market is the World's 11th Largest Economy!
The U.S. Hispanic Market Will Soon Be the World's 11th Largest Economy!
By Fox News Latino | 11/02/2011 - 13:30

At yesterday's Wall Street Summit in New York City, global CEO and corporate director Solomon "Sol" Trujillo gave a landmark, paradigm-shifting keynote speech called "Follow The Money," which put the $1.1 trillion dollar U.S. Hispanic market into a global perspective.


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Shakira Appointed to President Obama's Education Advisory Board
Shakira Appointed to President Obama's Education Advisory Board
By Fox News Latino | 10/05/2011 - 18:19

President Barack Obama appointed Shakira to his education advisory board in the hopes of assisting children in need throughout Latin America, The Associated Press reported.


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Alabama
Key Parts of Alabama Immigration Law Stand
By Fox News Latino | 09/29/2011 - 16:00

A federal judge refused to block key parts of Alabama's immigration law on Wednesday, which some call the nation's toughest, including a measure that requires immigration status checks of public school students.

U.S. District Judge Sharon Blackburn, appointed by Republican President George H.W. Bush, wrote in her 115-page opinion that some parts of the law are in conflict with federal statutes, but others aren't.


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This Week in Latino News
This Week in Latino News
By Fox News Latino | 07/15/2011 - 13:00

Meet Christian Lopez: The Yankees' diehard who caught Derek Jeter's 300th hit and returned it to his idol.


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Georgia
Georgia Judge Hears Arguments on Immigration Debate
By Fox News Latino | 06/21/2011 - 10:00

Two sides of a closely watched immigration debate in Georgia were presented on Monday to a federal judge, who said he would not make an immediate ruling.

Carlos Santana Speaks Out Against Immigration Laws in Arizona, Georgia

The judge, Thomas Thrash, heard arguments on a request by civil liberties groups to block Georgia's law cracking down on illegal immigration from taking effect until a legal challenge is resolved.


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