Friday, May 24, 2024

Federal Lawsuit Filed by Estate of Slain Immigrant in New York

A federal lawsuit filed on Monday in New York by the estate of an Ecuadorean immigrant murdered in 2008, alleges that the civil rights of the victim were violated by Suffolk County, its Police Department and other agencies by their failure to provide equal protection to Hispanics as whites. Marcelo Lucero was stabbed to death […]

Teens Sentenced in NY Hate Crime Killing As Violence Against Hispanics Continues to Rise

Four teens faced sentencing on Wednesday in New York for their role in the killing of an Ecuadorean immigrant.   Meanwhile, as reported in La Plaza, a surge in violence against Hispanics in East Baltimore claimed the lives of three men. Marcelo Lucero, 37, was stabbed to death on Nov. 8, 2008 by a group of […]