All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Hispanic’

Google Launches .SOY, Its First U.S. TLD

Google announced the launch of its first US top-level domain – .SOY. The company is targeting a U.S. Hispanic audience, saying the TLD “opens up a new place on the web for everyone to celebrate Hispanic culture – regardless of country of origin or language preference.” Soy means “I am” in Spanish. Google says in a blog post: .SOY is …

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George P. Bush: Beacon For Latino Voters?

George P. Bush, son of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and nephew and grandson of presidents, has put his hat in the political ring as a candidate for Texas Land Comissioner. What’s so special about that? Well, besides being the latest Bush to boldly step into the political arena, Bush is of mixed race. His father, Jeb is married to …

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Heart Disease Risks Higher, But Varied For Hispanics/Latinos

A new study shows that heart disease risk factors, such as high colesterol and obesity, are far higher for U.S. Hispanic/Latino adults than for the general U.S. population. However, the results also show that those risk factors vary greatly for Hispanics and Latinos of different backgrounds. The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL), funded by the National Institutes of …

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George Zimmerman To Be Charged In Trayvon Martin Shooting

According to the Washington Post, Florida special prosecutor Angela Corey plans to announce as early as Wednesday afternoon that she is charging neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in the shooting of Trayvon Martin. The announcement will be made at 7:30pm EST at either Jacksonville or Sanford. If he is in fact charged with anything of substance it will put to …

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Trayvon Martin Case Sparks Racial Debate

With new details of the Trayvon Martin case emerging every day, speculation as to whether or not the shooting was racially motivated is growing within the African American community. The incident, which involved self-appointed neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman following 17-year old Trayvon Martin–who was unarmed and walking home from the store–before confronting him for looking suspicious, led to Zimmerman …

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