By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/22/2013 - 18:00
Houston suburb, Pasadena, is reportedly taking steps to make it harder for voters to elect Latino candidates.
The Huffington Post reports that the mayor of the town, Johnny Isabel, is proposing Pasadena make demographic changes to its current voting system.
By Valerie Tejeda | 08/20/2013 - 11:47
Dr. Juliana Rangel-Posada, Ph.D., is the associate professor for Texas A&M's Entomology Department. Only in her early thirties, this native Colombian has quite the impressive resume!
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/23/2013 - 16:52
The passing of the new Texas abortion law last week has left many women in the state feeling worried when it comes to reproductive health.
According to The Huffington Post, the restrictive abortion law is now forcing the community to be faced with several challenges.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/22/2013 - 10:17
A Texas woman died on Friday while riding a roller coaster at a Six Flags in Dallas.
According to NBC Latino, Rosy Esparza was killed when she was ejected from a roller coaster at the Dallas theme park. It was Esparza's first trip to the park.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/18/2013 - 12:16
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/15/2013 - 12:29
Texas will soon have a new abortion law to follow.
According to The New York Times, on Friday, the Texas Senate approved the abortion bill which was passed by the Texas House last week. With the Senate's passage, the bill can now be signed into law by Gov. Rick Perry.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/12/2013 - 13:34
After the House approved a bill on Tuesday to ban abortion, flea market abortions have been on the rise in Texas.
According to MSN Now, women who want abortions can buy drugs to induce miscarriages at an open-air flea market on the Mexican border town of McAllen. Most women who choose to buy these drugs are often too poor to afford an abortion at a clinic or are deterred by some states' 24-hour waiting period.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/10/2013 - 10:16
More than 1,000 Texans rallied in Houston on Tuesday for Planned Parenthood's "Stand with Texas Women' bus tour stop in a final attempt to stop legislators from passing a bill that could virtually ban abortion. But, their continued protests were unsuccessful.
By Sugey Palomares | 05/16/2013 - 10:44
At least six people were killed and dozens were injured after a string of powerful tornadoes hit two neighborhoods in North Texas on Wednesday evening. Authorities are searching for seven missing adults in the town of Granbury, just outside of Fort Worth.