By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/24/2013 - 09:39 | 0 Comments
A recent poll conducted by Gallup revealed that for the first time, a large portion of Americans are in favor of legalizing marijuana.
According to the poll, 58 percent of Americans feel marijuana should be legalized, in comparison to only 12 percent who were in favor of it in 1969 -- the year the question was first asked by Gallup.
By Latina Staff | 10/21/2013 - 09:06 | 0 Comments
The U.S. Census Bureau released a data visualization gallery to highlight the distribution of the Latino population by specific origin throughout the United States.
The census mapped 22 different groups of origin for those who identified as Hispanic or Latino on the 2010...
By Latina Staff | 10/17/2013 - 10:21 | 0 Comments
Despite its shaky economy, Puerto Rico's government is denying claims that it is headed for bankruptcy.
"There seems to be a lot of misinformation out there," said Jose Coleman, executive vice president of the Government Development Bank. "Bankruptcy is completely out of the question concerning Puerto Rico."
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/04/2013 - 09:14 | 0 Comments
At approximately 2:00 p.m. Thursday, a woman driving a black luxury sedan, with her child in the back seat, rammed through a barrier at the White House, then sped to Capitol Hill.
According to Fox News Latino, this led to a police...
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/03/2013 - 14:00 | 0 Comments
According to a new report by the UCLA Williams Institute, an estimated 1.4 million of adult Latinos in the United States consider themselves lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) and 29...
By Latina Staff | 09/26/2013 - 10:23 | 0 Comments
Puerto Rico has brought on a human rights violation case against the United States.
According to The Huffington Post, the National Lawyers Guild along with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights...
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/10/2013 - 14:51 | 0 Comments
Great news for everyone!
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has reported that the teen birth rate in the U.S. has reached a historic low, especially among Latinas.
According to the CDC's report, since 2007, birth rates for Latina teens has dropped by 39 percent. This was the...
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