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A Path To Success For Latino Students
(NAPSI)—There’s good news for Hispanic high school students who want to pursue a goal of higher education.
Members of St. Jude Catholic Church call the selection of Pope Francis I, "A wonderful surprise."
Healthy Ingredients May Be Key to Latino Paradox
(NewsUSA) - According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Latinos in the U.S. have a longer life expectancy than the non-Latino white population.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is aggressively pursuing lawsuits over minority voting rights in Texas and North Carolina. But the Justice Department has not moved in connection with evidence that the latest round of redistricting in Los Angeles County unfairly reduces the influence of Latino voters.
PASSAIC, N.J. (AP) — Byzantine Catholics in 84 parishes from Maine to Florida have a new bishop.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The president of Puerto Rico's Senate has been chosen as the new leader of the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators.
MIAMI (AP) — It seems like every day a new company is looking to target the growing Hispanic market.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Labor unions are spending more than $1 million on new television ads criticizing House Republicans for refusing to back comprehensive immigration reform.
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2013--Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) today announced it has signed a multi-year agreement for an exclusive new women’s fashion brand inspired by Thalía, an internationally recognized actor, recording artist, music producer, author and philanthropist.
FILE - In this June 28, 2011, file photo, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and immigration reform activist Jose Antonio Vargas, listens as Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Education Secretary Arne Duncan testify at a hearing regarding immigration reform and the DREAM Act on Capitol Hill in Washington. Legal immigrants living in the U.S. now surpass in number those who entered the country illegally, reflecting a dwindling inflow of Latino migrants that is creating political pressure for an immigration fix that gives legal status to the millions of undocumented already here. "The priority now is to push a vigorous debate about the undocumented people already here. We want to become citizens and not face the threat of deportation or be treated as second class," said Vargas. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
MIAMI (AP) — In the three weeks Richard Blanco had to write the poetry he recited at President Barack Obama's inauguration last January, he was forced to re-examine his relationship with his family's adopted country.
Some 100 years after the Emancipation Proclamation freed America's slaves, many Americans embraced the ideal of racial equality but were frustrated with the glacial pace of change. Organizers were making plans to bring people from across the country to the nation's capital to express their exasperation in a peaceful, nonviolent manner.
(NAPSI)—A 2012 Horowitz Associates study reveals that only 37 percent of Hispanic TV viewers surveyed say mainstream media does a good job of accurately representing ethnic and racial groups, but there’s encouraging news about diversity in television programs and films this Hispanic Heritage Month.
Senior Couple in Hot Tub
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says President Barack Obama and Democrats are "eight to 10 years ahead" of the Republican Party in understanding the rapidly changing face of the American electorate.
A Sarasota native is celebrating his role in President Obama's re-election by catching up on some sleep and the college football season.
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 15, 2013--On Saturday, November 9 th, the U.S.-Mexico Foundation’s (USMF) Mexican American Leadership Initiative (MALI) honored former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at its second annual MALI Awards event.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A bipartisan group of leading senators has reached agreement on the principles for a sweeping overhaul of the nation's immigration laws, including a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants already in this country.