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Mexico warns residents of increased activity on Popocatepetl

POSTED ON Sep 28, 2017

The death toll from Mexico's Sept. 19 earthquake increased to 344 on Thursday, with 205 of the deaths counted in the nation's capital, according to the Associated Press. Most of the capital's collapse sites have already been cleared of rubble, AP said. UPI repo

Soldiers deploy in support of Hurricane Maria Relief

POSTED ON Sep 27, 2017

An element of the 101st Airborne Division deployed to Puerto Rico Wednesday as part of the Defense Department’s Defense Support of Civil Authorities mission to support Hurricane Maria relief. In the photo, soldiers with the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st A

DACA Update: Open Letter from Leaders of American Industry

POSTED ON Sep 22, 2017

Entrepreneurs and business leaders representing every sector of the economy have released an open letter calling on Congress to pass the bipartisan Act that provides Dreamers raised in America the permanent solution they deserve. At least 72 percent of the top For

Automation helps Florida Power & Light restore power along grid

POSTED ON Sep 11, 2017

Florida Power & Light Company’s workforce is restoring power in between bands of severe weather. “Despite Irma’s exceedingly high winds, tornado activity, storm surge and severe flooding, FPL has restored power to hundreds of thousands of customers, du

FCA US ranks #11 on the annual Latina Style Top 50 Report

POSTED ON Sep 07, 2017

The editors of Latina Style magazine have named FCA US LLC to the list of the top 50 U.S. companies for Hispanic women to work. FCA US ranked #11 of 50 top employers named to the list. In addition to containing the Top 50 Report, the September issue of Latina m

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

POSTED ON Sep 06, 2017

Fifteen states and the District of Columbia on Wednesday sued to block President Donald Trump's plan to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation, according to the Associated Press. The lawsuit was filed in the Eastern District of New York, the

Latino enrollment reaches 25.7 percent at UC, Irvine

POSTED ON Jul 23, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education has named the University of California, Irvine a Hispanic-serving institution for 2017-18. UCI’s current Hispanic enrollment is 25.7 percent, double what it was a decade ago, and the campus received more Chicano/Latino freshman

New Latin American Studies at University of Alabama Huntsville

POSTED ON Jul 23, 2017

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences recently established a new Latin American Studies minor to encourage a deeper understanding of Hispanic heritage. The UAH Latin American Studies (LAS) program is an int

Samsung and America Movil partner to improve tech for Latin America

POSTED ON Jul 23, 2017

América Móvil, the leading provider of telecommunications services in Latin America, and Samsung Electronics have announced a partnership to improve the latest technology for Latin American customers. The two companies are partnering to bring 4.5G mobile netwo

Investing in America: MBDA Forms New Strategic Partnership with The Latino Coalition

POSTED ON Jul 13, 2017

The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency has partnered with The Latino Coalition through a Memorandum of Understanding. The new agreement, “designed to help enhance the overall business, economic and social objectives of the Hispani

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