Stories tagged: "crime"


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Mexican Journalists Aren’t Giving Up in the Face of Death and Kidnappings

Even journalists who do not report on drug-trafficking, especially women, have been victims of violence and intimidation in Mexico.

Roberto, a 24-year-old street vendor, said he continues to work because he hasn’t been able to find another job.
Being a Street Vendor Is Becoming a Dangerous Job for Latinos Across the Country

“We are good people, we come here to work. We don’t do bad things. Please help us by purchasing something.”

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Beloved Activist Nilda Álvarez Took a Stand Against Femicide in Puerto Rico. Now She’s One of the Latest Victims.

As of Nov. 18th, 42 women have been murdered on the island so far this year.

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WATCH: Federal Judge Esther Salas Speaks for the First Time Since Her Son’s Murder

The son and husband of an esteemed Latina federal judge were shot last month by a man who later committed suicide. Her son did not survive the shooting.

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Fort Hood: Seventh Soldier from Base Where Vanessa Guillén Was Stationed Found Dead

Rep. Sylvia García (D-TX) has called on an independent investigation into Fort Hood and the murder of Guillén.

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What We Know About Esther Salas, the Federal Judge Whose Son and Husband Were Shot in NJ Ambush

Federal Judge Esther Salas, the first Latina to serve in New Jersey's federal courts, lost her son tragically in a brutal attack in her home.

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UPDATED: Gunman Shoots Son and Husband Of Federal Judge In New Jersey

The suspected gunman involved in the shooting of Judge Esther Salas' son and husband has been found dead, new reports indicate.