PAMPLONA, Spain - The penultimate bull run of Spain's San Fermin festival left at least 23 people injured Saturday, when thrill-seekers fleeing the beasts were crushed at the narrow entrance to the bullring, officials said. An American citizen from Ohio was one of two runners gored. As the huge animals... more »
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a chlorine gas leak at an Arkansas poultry plant last year that sickened nearly 200 people occurred because a worker couldn't read English. The CDC said in a report released Thursday that a Spanish-speaking worker at the Tyson... more »
BATON ROUGE- The Red Cross is working to break the language barrier during emergencies.
Today, several Spanish speaking volunteers learned how to set up, run, and close a relief shelter.
The volunteers told News 2 they're ready to put their training to work.
Reverend Carlos Rosales says,... more »
BATON ROUGE - The start time of tomorrow's Spanish Town Mardi Gras Parade has been pushed back from noon.
Parade organizers said they are now scheduled to roll at 4 p.m.
Bruce Childers, a parade organizer, said the city and police gave them a window to start between... more »
NEW ORLEANS - The wave of Hispanics who flooded the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina doesn't appear to have dampened Louisiana families' demand for their children to get a French education.
There's a waiting list at all 29 of the state's public French immersion programs. At least one school... more »
Loyola University in New Orleans got a $106,000 grant to translate four courses into Spanish. Loyola says its Institute for Ministry will offer its graduate certificate in theology and ministry to Spanish-speaking adults. The Institute for Ministry undertook the translation project in response to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops'... more »