Mexico's Illegal Immigration Problem
Mexico's Illegal Immigration Problem
By Mariela Rosario | 10/05/2010 - 16:00

Most Americans would probably find it hard to believe that Mexico has a problem with illegal immigration. At best, they may think that it stems from Central and South American's overstaying their welcome in the country en route to the United States. But the majority of illegal immigrants in Mexico are actually from the United States.


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Crazy Stuff Racists Say, Volume One
By Mariela Rosario | 04/30/2010 - 17:00

Have you noticed that ever since Arizona passed its new immigration laws, racists across this great nation of ours have felt emboldened to let everyone know how they really feel about us Latinos? OK, we know this is a matter of opinion, but watch the videos below and you decide.


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Raul Castro Says Cuba is Open to Talk to the United States About "Anything"
By Mariela Rosario | 02/26/2010 - 09:35

Cuba'n president, Raul Castro, recently told reporters for Brazil’s official Estado news agency that his government is open to talks with the United States about any and all topics, as long as the condition of "equality" is fulfilled.


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UPDATE: President Obama Responds to Generación Y Blogger Yoani Sanchez
By Mariela Rosario | 11/20/2009 - 17:05

Cuban Generación Y blogger Yoani Sanchez is putting her media spotlight to good use and recently posed a series of questions to both President Barack Obama and Raul Castro challenging the current state of US/Cuban relations.

President Obama agreed to answer her questions, which Sanchez posted yesterday. Sanchez also developed a questionnaire for Cuban president Raul Castro, but she does not know whether or not he will answer.


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Did You Watch "Latino in America" on CNN Last Night?
By Mariela Rosario | 10/22/2009 - 12:47

Part one of Soledad O'Brien's new documentary series Latino in America aired last night. In it she focused on the story of Latinos who share the last name Garcia, which has become the eighth most popular last name in the United States.


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Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya Moves Across Border
By Mariela Rosario | 07/27/2009 - 18:00

After weeks of negotiations, it finally looked as though Oscar Arias, the UN appointed mediator and Costa Rican president was making some headway and perhaps had reached a resolution that both ousted President Manuel Zelaya and interim acting President Roberto Micheletti could agree on.


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Hugo Chavez Says CIA Assassination Plot Kept Him From Mauricio Funes Inauguration
By Mariela Rosario | 06/04/2009 - 10:25

Hugo Chavez declared that he was unable to fly to San Salvador, El Salvador for the inauguration of former FMLN leader Mauricio Funes earlier this week due to an assassination plot uncovered by Venezuelan intelligence. 


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Four Latino Tourists Found Murdered in Tijuana
By Mariela Rosario | 05/15/2009 - 11:30

Four young Latinos who crossed into Tijuana for a night of partying were found murdered in the border city, U.S. officials confirmed yesterday.


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Obama Begins Outreach to Latin America
By Mariela Rosario | 03/17/2009 - 18:00

President Obama met with Brazilian head of state Lula da Silva on Saturday as part of a new effort to open up dialogue with Latin America. Over the 8 years that President Bush was in power in the United States, South America saw an explosion of leftist leadership.


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The Steep Price of Immigration for Latin American Women
By Mariela Rosario | 03/17/2009 - 14:15

After the overwhelming response to the article about rape trees published last week, we decided to take a more in-depth look at the perils women face as they attempt to immigrate into America. The journey is dangerous—from the malevolent coyotes transporting their human cargo, to the harsh conditions faced in the desert—and many women are realistic about crossing the border.


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