By Kamren Curiel | 01/29/2013 - 15:06 | 0 Comments
In an attempt to make swift moves on immigration reform, President Obama will unveil his plan in Las Vegas, Nevada today. After winning a historical 71% of the Latino vote in November, Obama chose to lay down his proposal in a state where over a quarter of the population is Latino.
The president's plan will come a day after a group of influential...
By Kamren Curiel | 01/28/2013 - 15:23 | 0 Comments
A new bill being considered by Puerto Rico’s House of Representatives would penalize the use of the American flag in the absence of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico’s flag on any state and municipal government building or any public corporation.
According to Puerto Rico's Primera Hora, the proposed flag law filed by Rep. Charlie...
By Kamren Curiel | 01/24/2013 - 12:39 | 0 Comments
Last week, the office of California Gov. Jerry Brown released a section of the state's budget report, revealing that by July, California’s Latino population will make up about 39%, which is the same as the state’s non-Hispanic white population. By the end of December, Latinos will outnumber non-...
By Samantha Leal | 01/22/2013 - 12:12 | 0 Comments
The 2013 Presidential Inauguration weekend was a momentous occasion – and a hugely significant one for us! From the first Latino inaugural poet to the first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice swearing in Vice President Biden, Latinos took center stage and a more prominent role in Obama’s second inauguration. Here’s a look at some of our favorite moments of the weekend.
By Viviana Hurtado | 01/21/2013 - 11:59 | 0 Comments
I had to get "celebrity-ready" to work my first red carpet at the Latino Inaugural Ball at the Kennedy Center.
Miss Texas hair. Check.
Photographer extraordinaire Tricia O. Ortiz. Check....
By Kamren Curiel | 01/09/2013 - 14:34 | 0 Comments
There’s no doubt about Latinos impact on last year’s election—we made up a historical 10% of the electorate—which is why President Obama chose avid supporter Eva Longoria to co-chair his presidential inauguration events at the Kennedy Center.
Longoria will be joined by George Lopez, Mario Lopez,...
By Samantha Leal | 12/06/2012 - 17:41 | 0 Comments
Senator Marco Rubio answered a question that many people had been wondering about the conservative politician who had been trying to draw moderate voters: Does he think homosexuality is a sin?
In response to a question by Politico's Mike Allen at a breakfast event Wednesday morning, Rubio responded, "I can tell you what faith teaches,...
By Amaris Castillo | 12/04/2012 - 17:42 | 0 Comments
Marie Lopez Rogers has come a long way since childhood, often spent in the cotton fields of scorching Arizona.
The Mexican-American mayor of her Arizona’s Avondale has been recently named the new president of the National League of Cities (NLC), ...
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