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Election 2008: Introducing Tito the Builder!
By Mariela Rosario | 10/29/2008 - 07:17

By now, everyone in the country is familiar with Joe the Plumber. Unfortunately for Joe, Sarah Palin’s newest buddy, Tito the Builder, is seriously outshining him. First mentioned by Palin about a week ago, Tito represents the newest embodiment of the regular, everyday, hardworking middle class American the McCain/Palin ticket has been pushing hard to win over since they began their campaign.


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Message Control
By Monica Herrera | 10/07/2008 - 15:26


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Latina.com Exclusive Q&A: Senators John McCain & Barack Obama
By Mariela Rosario | 10/07/2008 - 12:54

Hispanics are more likely to be uninsured than all other major ethnic groups in the U.S. What would you do to ensure that health care is not a luxury?


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The Latino Vote
By Mariela Rosario | 10/06/2008 - 15:08

With 9.5 million registered voters, Latinos are poised to play a historically decisive role in the 2008 presidential election. The youth in particular find themselves in a position of power–with the population of young Latino voters exploding 60% from 2000 through 2004.


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UPDATE: The Financial Crisis & What It Means For You
By Mariela Rosario | 09/30/2008 - 15:24

UPDATE: A revised version of the Bailout bill was passed by the Senate on Wednesday evening and by the House Friday afternoon. President Bush signed the bill into law almost as soon as it was passed.


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Latino Politician Resigns Over Racist Remarks
By Mariela Rosario | 09/30/2008 - 11:28

Embattled Republican politician Fernando de Baca resigned yesterday amid allegations that he had injected racial politics and bigotry into the current presidential election. De Baca, chairman of the Republican Party in Bernalillo County, New Mexico was quoted on the BBC Blog Talking America as saying Hispanics "won't vote for a Black president".


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In This Corner: Hillary Clinton vs. Sarah Palin
By Mariela Rosario | 09/26/2008 - 11:31

In This Corner: Hillary Clinton vs. Sarah Palin

It was the VP selection that rocked this country’s presidential race. John McCain’s selection of Sarah Palin as his running mate definitely shook things up. Perhaps it was a decision made to draw Clinton supporters away from Obama’s camp, or maybe McCain chose her to energize the traditionally more conservative base of the Republican party. Who knows?


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The Kid Vote
By Mariela Rosario | 09/22/2008 - 13:03


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Inspiring Latina: Marisol Becerra Fights Against the Industrial Polluters
By Mariela Rosario | 09/19/2008 - 15:38

How did you first become interested in environmental issues?


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Crisis in Bolivia
By Mariela Rosario | 09/19/2008 - 15:36

Bolivia has the second largest natural gas reserves in South America, which are located in the eastern region. The opposition centers around these energy-rich regions and is calling for greater autonomy and control over their natural gas revenues.


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