By Mariela Rosario | 11/05/2008 - 13:02
We joined Remezcla.com and Voto Latino for their Election Night party held at SOB's in downtown NYC. What we found were hundreds of engaged and excited Latinos, some political junkies and others first time voters, but all absolutely energized by this historic presidential race.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/05/2008 - 12:02
All eyes were on the Unites States last night, awaiting the results of the most historic election of our lifetime. When Obama was officially declared the 44th president of the USA, celebrations spanned the globe from the streets of Harlem to the slums of Kibera, Nairobi! Here's what global leaders and everyday people all around the world had to say about President Elect Barack Obama's resounding success in the 2008 presidential election:
By Mariela Rosario | 10/24/2008 - 13:35
You've certainly heard about ACORN, but have you been keeping tabs on the voter suppression techniques that are being exploited to keep Latinos out of the booths? A perfect example of this can be found in New Mexico, a state that is approximately 40% Latino, giving it the honor of being the most "Latin" state of the union. Among those 1 million Latino residents, almost 70% will be supporting Barack Obama come Nov. 4th. This may be scaring some Republican operatives in the state who have launched a campaign of voter intimidation.
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.
By Mariela Rosario | 09/11/2008 - 11:57
By Mariela Rosario | 06/12/2008 - 11:00
Word gets out fast—especially if you’re J.Lo! Jennifer graced Senator Obama with her presence at his office in D.C. yesterday. The Latina wore a black cocktail dress and carried a big orange handbag as she strutted her stuff right into the Hart Senate building without a word as to why she was there, shocking most of the staff. Lopez had an hour and a half long meeting with the newly declared democratic presidential candidate. Security upped the anti from two guards to four while Jennifer chatted up Barack.
By admin | 01/09/2008 - 16:01
Huh? A Venezuelan poll voted Hugo Chavez the fifth sexiest man in the nation, reports Reuters. At first, we thought maybe dictator Huey commissioned the poll himself, but no: It was done by Fedecamaras, Venezuela's top business group that pretty much hates Chavez and even backed the 2002 coup against him.