Friday, September 18th, 2015

Daughter: Mom, Arrested at Gynecology Office, ‘Doesn’t Deserve What’s Going On’

*Texas Observer update: At around 10 p.m. Tuesday night, Blanca Borrego was released from Harris County jail after her family posted her $35,000 bond. Though an immigration detainer was not placed on Borrego upon her release, the Houston mother of three still faces deportation. The first hearing for Borrego’s case is scheduled for September 29. VL By Alexa Garcia-Ditta, The

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Do Latino Neighborhoods Have More to Fear from Gentrification?

*A fascinating read! It turns out that traditional Latino neighborhoods are more prone to gentrification because new white residents are less likely to move into a neighborhood that has a majority of black people. VL By Daniel...

Friday, November 15th, 2013

JFK’s last night: The Kennedy mystique and Latino power

By Tony Castro, Voxxi Estoy muy contenta de estar en el gran estado de Texas y  estar con ustedes que forman parte de la noble tradición española que tanto ha contribuido a Texas. Esta tradición comenzó cien...

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Latinos Lag In New Business Creation

By: Victor Escalante, NewsTaco A survey from The University of Texas, released this past week in San Antonio, at the annual convention of The Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce showed that Latinos in Texas,...

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Morning NewsTaco

Friday August 17, 2012 Federal court gives 5 Florida counties extra early voting days (The Washington Post): A federal court on Thursday gave five Florida counties four extra days of early voting in this fall’s elections. The Republican-controlled...

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

One Young Latino Hopes To Change Houston For The Better

By Arthur D. Soto-Vásquez Joseph Carlos Madden, 28, is running for a seat in the Texas legislature. Originally from Houston, he already directs the Legislative Study Group and is the Chief of Staff for Rep. Garnet Coleman....