Latino News Roundup: Nochebuena 2012 Edition

The Christmas Eve/Nochebuena Latino News Roundup Edition from HispanicTips:

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Obama administration sets U.S. deportation record: Deports Nearly 410,000 Noncitizens (Presumably 75%-plus from Mexico)
     From: lawprofessors.typepad.com

The Justice Department’ and Puerto Rico agreed Friday to sweeping changes to the commonwealth’s large and troubled Police Department intended to help overcome a history of discrimination, violence and corruption.
     From: www.nytimes.com

REVISITING POSADAS – The Christmas story of Mary and Joseph seeking refuge in a strange land has a special significance for Mexican immigrants in the United States. Latino USA host Maria Hinojosa visits Spanish Harlem for Las Posadas, the reenactment of the Nativity story among friends and neighbors.
     From: www.futuromediagroup.org

Café Tacuba, Juanes, Romeo Santos keep the beat in 2012 – With a few notable exceptions, there was little new this year from commercial Latin music, which seems stuck in replay
     From: www.miamiherald.com

Poinsettia: the Christmas flower and the racist history behind La Cuetlaxochitl
     From: threesonorans.com

Employer audits skyrocket in ICE’s hunt for those hiring undocumented immigrants
     From: www.miamiherald.com

¡Feliz Navidad! Hispanic Christmas Traditions
     From: politic365.com

Songs That Rocked 2012: Alt.Latino’s Listener Picks
     From: www.npr.org

Media drive negative Hispanic narrative – Judging by news coverage of the nation’s fastest-growing ethnic minority, you’d think that “the Hispanic condition” was a pathology.
     From: www.mysanantonio.com

Latin Americans rank as happiest people on planet – A poll released Wednesday of nearly 150,000 people around the world says seven of the world’s 10 countries with the most upbeat attitudes are in Latin America.
     From: www.tampabay.com

Culled from these HispanicTips’ Reports

TOP STORIES Hispanic Report for December 24th, 2012

CULTURA Hispanic Report for December 24th, 2012

BUSINESS Hispanic Report for December 24th, 2012

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