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Top 10 Facts About the Hispanics in Nevada

Top 10 Facts About the Hispanics in Nevada: White eligible voters outnumber Hispanic eligible voters in Nevada five-to-one; 1.1 million Whites to 224000 Hispanics (Pew Hispanic Center, 2011). Nevada has the highest unemployment rate nationwide at 12.6%; among Hispanics the unemployment rate is ...

Romney's big win among Florida Hispanics hard to duplicate

Romney's big win among Florida Hispanics hard to duplicate: By Andres Oppenheimer A kind word of advice for Republican hopeful Mitt Romney: Don't read too much into your impressive victory among Hispanic voters in Tuesday's Florida primary. You will face an uphill battle to emulate it among Latino voters ...

Study: In low income 'food deserts,' the kind and size of food stores matters

Study: In low income 'food deserts,' the kind and size of food stores matters: As it has been for years, it's Los Angeles' working-class black and Latino neighborhoods (some of which have become increasingly Latino in recent years) that are among the most severely lacking in grocery outlets, as seen on the supermarket map above.

Latino Businesses Honored for Excellence

Latino Businesses Honored for Excellence:
Cordova noted that over 60 percent of the hospital's patients are low-income and receive Medi-Cal, yet they receive the highest standard of care available anywhere. The Latino Business Chamber had previously announced The Meruelo Group as the recipient ...

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A Case for Moving Away From the Death Penalty

A Case for Moving Away From the Death Penalty:
She argues in favor of moving away from the death penalty and makes a case for its unconstitutionality... As Americans, we would like to assume that each and every one of us is protected by the US Constitution. We want to assume that the police cannot ...

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Accused California killer linked to 2 more murders

Accused California killer linked to 2 more murders: Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas said former US Marine Itzcoatl Ocampo will be charged on Monday with murdering Raquel Estrada, 53, and her son Juan Herrera, 34, who were found stabbed to death in their home in October.

Jury Begins Hearing Penalty Phase of Convicted Triple-Murderer's Trial

Jury Begins Hearing Penalty Phase of Convicted Triple-Murderer's Trial: A prosecutor urged jurors Tuesday to recommend a death sentence for a man who killed a fellow inmate in 2005 while awaiting trial for the slayings of two Marymount College students gunned down in the parking lot of a San Pedro supermarket.

Insiders speak out on the death penalty

Insiders speak out on the death penalty: Since the US Supreme Court ruled that capital punishment was legal in 1976, the state of Texas has executed 978 people. For many Americans, the death penalty is seen as a part of a complex judicial system that ultimately protects the majority from a ...



California Chief Justice: Death penalty no longer effective

California Chief Justice: Death penalty no longer effective: by Henni Espinosa, ABS-CBN North America News Bureau SAN FRANCISCO--The state's top judge is taking on California's capital punishment. Filipino American Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye said the death penalty is no longer effective.

Court upholds death penalty despite errors


Court upholds death penalty despite errors

Convicted child killer Jeffrey Wogenstahl will stay on Ohio's Death Row even though Hamilton County prosecutors made mistakes and improper comments during his trial, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. The US 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in ...

Colorado rocky for Republicans in 2012

Colorado rocky for Republicans in 2012: Today, however, unemployment is near 8 percent, and Coloradans are gloomier about the economy and their elected officials. Republican front-runner Mitt Romney and his rivals in Tuesday's party caucuses are counting on that mood to redeliver Colorado to ...

Woman dies as yatch hits canoe in Tigre

Woman dies as yatch hits canoe in Tigre: A woman died and two of the other three underage girls on board were injured when a Uruguayan yatch hit the canoe they were travelling in, close to the Cuatro Bocas stream, in the Second Section of the Islas del Delta, in the Buenos Aires province.

Death penalty not in play in death of rookie cop

Death penalty not in play in death of rookie cop: His trial is scheduled Aug. 13. The US Supreme Court has barred execution of defendants with serious intellectual disabilities. Courts also have barred the death penalty for people found to have been insane when committing a crime.

Miss Bala movie provides look at Mexican drug war through eyes of a beauty queen


Miss Bala movie provides look at Mexican drug war through eyes of a beauty queen

But if you're looking for the sort of movie that turns an idea on its head, that challenges what you think you know about the Mexican Drug Wars, Miss Bala is it. Nearly 50000 people are estimated to have been killed in Mexico's drug war since 2006, ...

The persecution of Baltazar Garzón

The persecution of Baltazar Garzón: I cannot claim to know Garzón, but I followed his career long before I met him last year when he visited Buenos Aires. I have also read a voluminous official biography El hombre que veía amanecer (The Man who Saw the Sunrise) written by Pilar Urbano, ...

Campaigns against the Cuban Revolution


Campaigns against the Cuban Revolution

The First National Conference of the Communist Party of Cuba reaffirmed the organization's cardinal lines and the country's guidelines to reject the reintroduction of the multi-party system that prevailed until 1959, without simultaneously abandoning ...

Suffocating heat: temps hit 38 degrees, rains expected overnight

Suffocating heat: temps hit 38 degrees, rains expected overnight: While Europe suffers ''the big freeze'' residents of Buenos Aires and its surrounding areas endured another day of suffocating heat, as temperatures crept up to an astounding 38 degrees Celcius. Following the unpredictable weather forecast during the ...

Native American weaving demonstation in Northern Arizona ...

Native American weaving demonstation in Northern Arizona ...: My husband is taking his mother on a road trip around Northern Arizona, and she wants to see a weaving demonstration. They are driving from Tucson and will spend 2 days in Flagstaff and 2 days in Chinle. Does anybody have any ideas ...





Death penalty won't be sought


Death penalty won't be sought

The man accused of killing rookie Jackson police officer Glen Agee in 2010 won't face the death penalty because an evaluation has determined he may be mentally retarded. "We can't pursue the death penalty based upon the law," Hinds County District ...

Santiago: Poetry and motion in Chile's capital

Santiago: Poetry and motion in Chile's capital: Look at the map: Chile is a very long, thin country – from north to south it stretches further than the distance from London to Baghdad. Which means that the position of Santiago de Chile, at its geographical centre, is paramount.

Low-income, black and Latino kids suffer the most in Texas from ...


Low-income, black and Latino kids suffer the most in Texas from ...

I am a Hispanic/Latino News Expert running this Premier News Service mostly in English for over six years. Join me as I explore and share the best of the news to empower you. Knowledge is Power. Learn more about this site/service and why ...

Mexico nabs reputed cartel assassin wanted in US

Mexico nabs reputed cartel assassin wanted in US: A Mexican drug kingpin pleaded guilty on Wednesday to US federal charges of racketeering and conspiracy to launder money, and could face up to 25 years in prison, court officials said, as quoted by AFP. Benjamin Arellano Felix, former leader of the ...

Latin America conference brings guest speakers, showcases work ...

Latin America conference brings guest speakers, showcases work ...: The event presents research conducted by students at UT and other institutions, involving all aspects of Latin American Studies, including art, human rights, ...

11 dead as Dominican migrant boat capsizes

11 dead as Dominican migrant boat capsizes: SANTO DOMINGO – A boat carrying some 70 migrants bound for Puerto Rico capsized Saturday after sailing from the Dominican Republic, leaving at least 11 people dead, authorities said. “There were 72 people on the boat, and we have 11 dead – six men and ...

The Anti-Gay Starbucks Boycott

The Anti-Gay Starbucks Boycott: Well, it may be at the core of who Starbucks is, but it's not at the core of who America is. Voters overwhelmingly believe in man-woman marriage--and they've passed 30 straight amendments to prove it. If Starbucks thinks people like their radical ...