Archive | November, 2011
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2 Albuquerque Officers Fired After Beating Caught on Video

by Efrain Nieves Two Albuquerque police officers were fired yesterday after one was caught on video repeatedly kicking a car thief suspect in the head while the other held him down.  The two officers celebrated in a belly bump after the beating which is caught on another tape in the parking garage. Here’s the video: To read more on […]

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Calle 13 Ticket Sales Change from Cash to Food Donations

by Efrain Nieves According to Mun2.tv, Calle 13 is asking El Salvador fans who will be attending the groups concert to donate food instead of paying for tickets. The donations will go to flood victims in El Salvador. Thousands have sought shelter as rain and swollen rivers swept away  homes, crops of corn, rice and beans. […]

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FBI: 66.6 Percent of Hate Crimes are Against Latinos

by Efrain Nieves According to the Huffington Post “66.6% of victims of ethnically motivated hate crimes in 2010 were “targeted because of an anti-Hispanic bias” — the highest percentage of such victims in at least the past decade.” The article also suggest the number may be higher since undocumented immigrants are less likely to call police. […]

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