Latino Times

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Top Stories December 17th, 2014 by

Different destinations for U.S. Hispanics, Latin Americans who leave Catholic Church

The share of Catholics in Latin America and among U.S. Hispanics is declining, according to two major Pew Research surveys, including a new poll on religion in 18 Latin American countries and Puerto Rico. But the two surveys also show that while Latin Americans leaving the Catholic Church largely have migrated to evangelical or Protestant churches, many […]

Can Hispanics Survive Obama’s Political Suicide?

By Raoul Lowery Contreras Is it a “Clash of Titans,” or a Titanic crash? President Barack Obama is about to test the limits of the U. S. Constitution-backed government “of the people, by the people and for the peop[...]

Special Training Prepares Nurses for Growing Senior Population

FORT WAYNE, Ind.–Shirley Davis walks three miles a day to stay fit and active. But a few days ago, the 79-year-old tripped over a table leg in her Fort Wayne home. The injury required hospitalization. It’s a [...]

La vida en América: ¿Un peligro para la salud del inmigrante?

América es una nación de inmigrantes que provienen de todas partes del mundo atraídos por la promesa de libertad y de una buena vida. Pero un cuerpo de pruebas considerable sugiere que para los recién llegados, la vi[...]

The National Republican Congressional Committee’s Epic Failure in California

By Jon Fleischman Nationally, Republicans had an outstanding election earlier this month. Besides the huge gains in the U.S. Senate, House Republicans made modest gains (12 seats), bringing their majority to an impressiv[...]

Financial Center Credit Union to Open South Stockton Branch

Financial Center Credit Union is venturing where few financial institutions are willing to go — South Stockton. Although South Stockton is home to roughly 100,000 residents, only one financial institution exists there,[...]

Humphreys College to Continue Family Tradition with New President

The adage “like father, like son” takes on a whole new meaning at Humphreys College. For more than a century, fathers and sons of the Humphreys family have been running the small, private institution, which is its na[...]

Record Number of Latinos to Serve in House

A record-setting 29 Latinos will take seats in the U.S. House of Representatives following the results of this year’s midterm elections, according to the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials ([...]

La Opinión: Democracy at Risk

The midterm election marked a new record in the amount of money spent in a political cycle. What’s more worrying, the amount of money in political campaigns from individual donors diminished for the first time, being e[...]

Immigration dispute erupts at White House lunch

A White House lunch aiming for cooperation boiled into a fresh dispute with newly empowered Republicans over immigration reform Friday, with GOP leaders warning President Barack Obama to his face not to take unilateral a[...]