Latinos

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Milwaukee’s Latino, or Hispanic community has grown to represent an increasingly important segment of the Milwaukee-area’s population at large. In fact, its population growth is responsible for the region’s modest overall increase.

But while we know that, there are a lot of gaps in our knowledge of how some of the region’s newest residents are faring in the overall economy. Those are questions that the Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee organization wanted to explore.

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Camacho's Bar, a watering hole in Milwaukee's Walker’s Point, was the place of reunion for about 15 locals last Friday night. Many were shouting in Spanish at the TV as Cuban American Gio Gonzalez threw the pitch to kick off the Brewers first game of the National League Championship Series. 

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Next spring, a giant mural celebrating the history and culture of Milwaukee’s Latino community will be unveiled on 1st and Mitchell on the city's south side.

Gov. Scott Walker says the Mexican Consulate office in Chicago, that serves Wisconsin residents, has too long of a wait.