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Luis Ramirez

WATCH: Cop Saves Man From Train

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.24.2013 | World

A police officer in Colombia is being hailed as a hero after preventing a possible suicide. A security camera captured the moment when the officer...

After Fatal Beating, Racial Tension, and Police Corruption, Shenandoah Inches toward Justice

John Amaya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Amaya

In the case of the fatal beating of Luis Ramirez, a federal grand jury recently delivered indictments that included the commission of a hate crime, obstruction of justice, official misconduct, and extortion.

Holder Pushes Hate Crime Bill in Wake of Recent Wave of Hate

Janet Murguía | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Murguía

Hate has always been present. But the recent spike in violence against immigrants is being fanned by the flames of the anger and hateful rhetoric being voiced in the debate over immigration.

A Latino Rodney King?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cubias

The verdict would actually make more sense if the teens had been acquitted of all charges. In that case, the implication is that the boys had nothing to do with the fight or Luis Ramirez's death.

Weekly Immigration Wire: Fighting H1N1 Hype Immigration NewsLadder

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

The Ramirez murder is, like the H1N1 flu, another opportunity to examine what protections are in place to guard human health and life.