Obama Cracks Down On Companies That Employ Illegal Immigrants
Obama Cracks Down On Companies That Employ Illegal Immigrants
By Amaris Castillo | 05/31/2011 - 17:43

During the Obama administrations recent crackdown on the hiring of illegal immigrants, increasingly tough criminal charges have been pressed against employers who hire illegal immgrants while less emphasis has been placed on criminal arrests of the workers themselves reports The New York Times.  The long-running investigations of employers have resulted in a combination of exponentially increased jail sentences and fines, convictions, and indict


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In Defense of the Coca Leaf: Evo Morales's NY Times Op-Ed
By Mariela Rosario | 03/16/2009 - 18:00

In a recent editorial written for the New York Times, Bolivian President Evo Morales vehemently defends the ancient tradition of chewing coca leaves, saying, "It is an important symbol of the history and identity of the indigenous cultures of the Andes." Morales then goes on to explain how the custom of chewing coca has been around since 3000 B.C.


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Billionaire Carlos Slim Helú Invests $250 Million in NY Times
By Mariela Rosario | 01/22/2009 - 12:30

The New York Times announced this week that it had accepted a 250 million dollar loan from Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim Helú. The money is intended to help the ailing newspaper giant keep its multiple businesses afloat.

Mr. Slim already owns 6.9% of the Times Company, and according to the terms of the contract will invest $250 million more in the form of six-year notes.


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