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 »