Census 2010: New Mexico is the Most Latino State, North Dakota is the Least
Census 2010: New Mexico is the Most Latino State, North Dakota is the Least
By Mariela Rosario | 03/24/2011 - 15:30

Census results are being released today, along with the totals for the Latino population growth! The Census bureau has been sharing the results on a state-by-state basis, but today will be our first real look at what the numbers mean on a larger national scale.


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President Obama Leaving for First Diplomatic Trip to Latin America This Weekend
President Obama Leaving for First Diplomatic Trip to Latin America This Weekend
By Mariela Rosario | 03/17/2011 - 16:00

Despite many assumptions that President Barack Obama would cancel his Latin American tour after the terrible earthquake and tsunami that rocked Japan last week, the White House recently announced his intentions to move forward with the trip. “Every day you’re president there’s a world event somewhere. The American people understand and expect their president can walk and chew gum at the same time,” said White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer.


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Travel to Cuba Skyrockets
Travel to Cuba Skyrockets
By Mariela Rosario | 12/08/2010 - 11:15

Travel to Cuba has grown incredibly fast over the last year with over 1,000 American visitors entering the country every day!


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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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