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Entries by Cristina Costantini from 09/2011

Katt Williams Apologizes For Anti-Mexican Statements

Posted 09.01.2011 | Latino Voices

Comedian Katt Williams has released an apology for remarks he made to an audience member of Mexican descent last weekend. "My remarks were not mea...

U.S. Border Patrol Officers Encounter Emotional Paradox

Posted 09.06.2011 | Latino Voices

While "La Migra" agents are often demonized as heartless or unfeeling, in a series of interviews with HuffPost LatinoVoices, a more diverse picture o...

City In Mexico Will Train Its Citizens To Fire Guns

Posted 09.08.2011 | Huffington Post

"Officials in a northern Mexican city plagued by violence say a new course will take a fresh approach toward protecting citizens: Training people to h...

Manu Chao Talks About Growing Up In Exile

Posted 09.08.2011 | Latino Voices
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"Manu Chao stopped by earlier this week to visit Alt.Latino and proved to be as lively a talker as he is a musician. He spoke to us about growing up i...

No Place To Mourn: The Remains Of 9/11 That Were Never Found

Posted 09.09.2011 | Latino Voices

Whenever she wants to feel close to her son Paul, who died in the Sept. 11 attacks, Sophie Ortiz pulls out her journal and writes to him, usually the ...

Latinos And Terrorism: In The Name Of National Security

Posted 09.09.2011 | Latino Voices

In an analysis of post 9/11 security measures, journalist Michelle Garcia looks at the intersection of fear and national security and its impact on La...

In Venezuela Crime Spree, Even Hospitals Are Hit

Posted 09.11.2011 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — A young man dies of gunshot wounds, and enraged friends and relatives react by shooting up the hospital. A medical student ...

Jon Stewart Mocks MSNBC's Choice To Use José Díaz-Balart As Interviewer In GOP Debate

Posted 09.11.2011 | Latino Voices

On Thursday night's episode of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart mocked MSNBC's choice to use Latino journalist José Díaz-Balart to ask candidates a quest...

5 Surprising Facts About Latino Life Insurance

Posted 09.12.2011 | Latino Voices

According to a recent study by two insurance industry groups, less than 60% of Americans have life insurance these days—the lowest percent since the...

WATCH: Manny Pacquiao And Juan Manuel Marquez Face-Off In Karaoke Challenge On Mexican Variety Show

Posted 09.12.2011 | Latino Voices

As a preview of their big fight being held on November 12th in Las Vegas, Nevada, championship boxer Manny Pacquiao and his long-time rival, Juan Manu...

Kattia Liebers Reunited With Her Son After 12 Years Apart

Posted 09.12.2011 | Latino Voices

LANSDALE, Pa. – It's been 12 years since a Montgomery County mother spent a day with her son. He was taken from her when he was just 5-years-old. ...

Latinos In 2011: By The Numbers

Posted 09.14.2011 | Latino Voices

September 15th to October 15th marks National Hispanic Heritage Month in the US. Hispanic Heritage Week was approved by President Lyndon Johnson and w...

PHOTOS: Latino Fashion Icons

Posted 09.19.2011 | Latino Voices

At HuffPost LatinoVoices we live Hispanic Heritage Month every day; obviously! But as it is time to celebrate our rich and varied history, we've be...

Undocumented Women Forced To Give Birth While Shackled And In Police Custody

Posted 09.20.2011 | Latino Voices

"When I was in bed, I was begging the sheriff, 'Please let me free -- at least one hand,' and he said, no, he didn't want to," Juana Villegas said in ...

Soledad O'Brien Talks About Race And Boxing In 'Latino In America 2: In Her Corner'

Posted 09.21.2011 | Latino Voices

Soledad O’Brien believes America has changed radically in terms of race during her lifetime and she's devoted her most recent project to documenting...

The Colbert Report's 'The Word' Addresses 'Undocumented Shackled Mothers' (VIDEO)

Posted 09.29.2011 | Latino Voices

On last night's episode of "The Colbert Report", Stephen Colbert addressed the legality of chaining undocumented women as they give birth, a topic rep...

Lucha Libre USA: Wrestling Series Spins Anti-Immigrant Storyline To Connect With Latino Fans (VIDEO)

Posted 09.29.2011 | Latino Voices

John Stagikas isn't a xenophobe, but he plays one on TV. In real life, he's a former real estate agent and dog trainer from Massachusetts. But unlike ...