By Viviana Hurtado | 10/17/2012 - 15:00
This was the debate between the two men vying to be President Americans were waiting for. President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney sparred on domestic and foreign policy, at times interrupting and talking over each other, hurling accusations of their alleged respective failures and even getting in each other’s faces. Moderator Candy Crowley from CNN acted much like an older sister letting younger brothers resolve their differences, but heading off a fight with firm “if I could have you sit down!”
By Viviana Hurtado | 10/04/2012 - 13:05
The pressure was on Mitt Romney to deliver a strong performance at the first presidential debate before the millions of Americans who tuned in. He showed up with his “A” game. President Obama, some would say, did not.
By Viviana Hurtado | 05/13/2012 - 09:25
President Barack Obama was pushed to take his “principled” stand after his gaffe-prone VP Joe Biden came out this week in support of same-sex marriage, as opposed to civil unions. Mr. Obama told ABC’s Robin Roberts that his evolution on this political hot potato issue is due to not wanting to explain to his daughters that some Americans, such as same sex couples, aren’t allowed the same legal protections as everyone else.
By Sugey Palomares | 04/16/2012 - 17:40
Every month at least 50,000 U.S. Latinos turn 18 and are legally allowed to vote, and that key statistic is greatly shaping the political discourse among Republicans and Democrats leading up to the 2012 Election Day. As February’s Time Magazine issue reported, the power of the Latino vote can ultimately decide who will win the upcoming presidential election.
By Sugey Palomares | 02/23/2012 - 12:20
President Barack Obama is gathering up his A-team and biggest loyalists to help increase his approval numbers for the 2012 Presidential Election. One of the thirty-five nominees is Mexican actress and big-time Obama supporter, Eva Longoria.
By Sugey Palomares | 02/23/2012 - 09:38
Two powerful words adorn the latest Time Magazine cover related to Election 2012 - “Yo Decido” (“I Decide”). The cover story’s symbolic headline, accompanied by a montage of Latino headshots, reveals the importance of the Latino vote. The piece written by Michael Scherer especially zooms in on Arizona’s primary elections taking place Feb.
By Latina Staff | 02/22/2012 - 16:12
We can't get enough of the "Sh*t (Fill in the Blank) Say" videos that have been springing up, and this edition is by far one of the funniest.
Univision News posted their hilarious twist on the theme by highlighting funny comments politicians say geared toward Latinos. Be prepared to laugh until it hurts!
By Jill Pankow | 02/09/2012 - 10:43
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is most recently using her vast knowledge and experience to dole out guidance and make rulings not in a courtroom, but on Sesame Street. Currently serving as the first Hispanic on the high court since President Barack Obama appointed her in 2009, this Puerto Rican is lending herself to the popular children’s show’s Youtube page according to Huffington Post.
By Amaris Castillo | 12/12/2011 - 11:30
For one night, Antonio Banderas was back to being Zorro.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, that’s the code name given to the 51-year-old Spanish actor during his fall fundraising event for President Barack Obama. The president’s U.S. Secret Service agents dubbed Banderas that, in reference to his role as Zorro in 1998’s The Mask of Zorro film.