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  • Interpreter accused of soliciting bribes from illegal immigrants

    August 11, 2014 3:38 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The U.S. attorney in New Orleans says a Spanish-language interpreter for the Terrebonne Parish public defender's office is accused of soliciting bribes from immigrants who arrived in this country without legal permission. Kenneth Polite Jr. says 45-year-old Trina Marie Bourg of Houma allegedly said she would use... more »
  • 23 injured during stampede at Spanish bull run

    July 13, 2013 11:31 AM

    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 »
  • CDC: Language barrier caused chlorine gas leak

    December 6, 2012 12:25 PM

    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 »
  • Red Cross trains Spanish speakers to aid with relief Play Video

    August 25, 2012 5:48 PM

    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 »
  • Spanish Town Mardi Gras parade moves start time Play Video

    February 17, 2012 10:30 AM

    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 »
  • French education in demand in Louisiana

    November 16, 2011 4:04 PM

    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 to offer ministry programs in Spanish

    June 9, 2010 5:16 AM

    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 »

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