By Samantha Leal | 08/21/2013 - 11:58
A federal judge has ordered a new trial for two Mexican restaurant owners who were accused of hiring undocumented workers, after he learned a juror refered to the defendants as "wetbacks," according to the Bangor Daily News.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/21/2013 - 10:05
Ana Maria Jimenez Ortiz has set her stance on gay marriage.
According to The Huffington Post, during a marriage equality forum called "Matrimonio Igualitario" in Puebla, Mexico this month, the conservative Mexican Congresswoman gave her reasoning as to why same sex couples should not marry.
By Latina Staff | 08/20/2013 - 15:00
It's never too late to go after a dream, and Elia Guzman de Estrada shows us that. The 99-year-old Mexican immigrant was recently sworn in as a U.S. citizen in Texas, reports KVEO newscenter.
"I am very emotional. I have so much joy that the emotion makes me cry," said Estrada.
Family members including daughters, granddaughters, grandsons and great-granddaughters joined Elia as she was given citizenship.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/20/2013 - 09:36
These women are certainly inspiring!
According to Fox News Latino, over 100 women living in the Mexican town of Xaltianguis have taken it upon themselves to protect the people in their community from organized crime groups.
By Tanisha Ramirez | 08/19/2013 - 14:33
Oopsie! Let’s hope Mexico’s school children learn from their education department’s mistakes.
As Mexico’s elementary school children prepare to return to school this Monday, the country’s teachers are scrambling to manually correct at least 177 grammatical errors found in the 235 million new elementary school textbooks recently printed by the Department of Education, reports the Associated Press.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/24/2013 - 10:06
Eight DREAMers, who left the United States to travel to Mexico, were detained on Monday upon trying to return to the states.
According to Fox News Latino, the undocumented activists left the U.S. in order to draw attention to the rise in deportations which have been carried out under the Obama administration.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/22/2013 - 16:40
It's crazy to think a teenager would actually fake their own kidnapping in order to nab a lot of cash from their parents, but it's true.
According to ABC News, 19-year-old Mexican Arely Soto faked her own kidnapping so that she could get money to go on vacations with her ex-boyfriend and four other friends.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/22/2013 - 15:17
The leader of the Mexican drug cartel Los Zetas, Miguel Angel Treviño Morales, has been transported to a maximum-security prison in central Mexico.
According to Fox News Latino, Morales was captured in northern Mexico on Monday and was transferred by navy helicopter at around 1:00 p.m. on Friday.