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By Latina Staff | 03/06/2014 - 09:45
A video game that allows players to shoot undocumented immigrants, including children and pregnant women?
According to the Huffington Post, federal prosecutors say deputies of North Carolina Alamance County Sheriff Terry S. Johnson, shared links to the described bloody video game.
By Cristina Arreola | 03/05/2014 - 15:01
Arizona Sen. Steve Gallardo announced he is gay during a news conference today, saying the national controversy over anti-LGBT legislation in his state pushed him to make the revelation.
"I am gay, I'm a Latino, I'm a state senator and it's OK," Gallardo, 44, announced at the press conference.
Last week, Senate Bill 1062 in Arizona was vetoed by Gov. Jan Brewer. The controversial religious freedom legislation would have led to widespread discrimination, particularly against the LGBT community.
By Fox News Latino | 03/05/2014 - 10:48
In a stark reversal of its diplomatic approach to the Obama administration’s controversial handling of immigration, the largest and oldest Latino civil rights group in the United States is attacking the president for deporting more immigrants than any other in the nation’s history.
By Latina Staff | 03/04/2014 - 09:12
Mexican Congressman Andres Eloy Martinez -- an amateur astronomer who supports science education -- could be granted the chance to head to Mars, according to Fox News Latino.
By Cristina Arreola | 03/03/2014 - 15:59
Carnival (Carnaval!) is in full swing in Brazil, drawing hundreds of thousands of people out onto the streets for nights of debauchery and festivity.
The celebrations reached their height on Monday when the samba schools of Rio de Janeiro hit the streets in massive, extravagant, glitzy parades.
By Cristina Arreola | 02/27/2014 - 09:50
King City, Calif. is grappling with a profound violation of trust, after four police officers were arrested in a scheme in which cars belonging to poor Hispanics were impounded, towed, and later sold when the owners couldn’t pay the fees.
By Latina Staff | 02/26/2014 - 13:48
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman became Mexico's top drug kingpin in 2003. Known as the CEO of the Sinaloa cartel, El Chapo is the world's most powerful drug trafficker. He was long considered mythical-like because no one could track him down. That was until this past weekend when Mexican and U.S. authorities came together and captured the infamous drug lord.
By Fox News Latino | 02/26/2014 - 13:38
Ricky Martin is not one to shy away from offering messages of support and peace to his fans around the world. The latest example has time dedicating a message to Venezuela during his recent appearance at the international music festival in Viña del Mar, Chile.
“A lot of love for Venezuela; Venezuelans, I love you,” the Puerto Rican superstar said at the festival’s kickoff event this weekend.
By Latina Staff | 02/25/2014 - 12:30
Sigh. Will they ever learn?
Even after a Penn State sorority was shut down because of a photo they posted in which they dressed up in sombreros and mustaches to resemble Mexicans, a sorority at Columbia still doesn't seem to realize just how offensive these types of photos can be.