As harsh as the Great Recession has been for Idaho, it would have been worse except for the resilience of the state's Latino economy. That's the conclusion of a study by the Selig Center for Economic Growth at the University of Georgia for the Idaho Department of Labor.
Former Clinton administration staffer Alejandra Castillo has been appointed to serve as National Deputy Director of the Minority Business Development Agency.
Christina Aguilera is back, and though she supposedly isn't herself, she doesn't seem to be in any danger of losing her knack for hit making.
Colombian pop star Shakira on Sunday visited the site in Haiti where her foundation will build a school for child survivors of the devastating earthquake.
A couple months after sparking controversy in Mexico, Mel Gibson is making nice with Mexican state of Veracruz, where he will donate the set to a movie he's filming there for a yet-to-be-built museum.
The Greenlining Institute, a Berkeley-based multi-ethnic public policy, research and advocacy group, met today in downtown Los Angeles for its 17th annual economic summit, an all-day event titled, "Rebuilding the American Dream." Economic problems on a national scale often disproportionately affect minorities, was a theme commented on by the panelists.