By Amaris Castillo | 04/18/2013 - 15:48
TIME released its tenth annual “Time 100” list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World today and we were so proud to see some Latinos dotted throughout the list, which covers everyone from icons to arists and pioneers. Below are the Latinos who made the coveted list!
By Samantha Leal | 08/07/2012 - 14:02
Mitt Romney's vice presidential pick will not be New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez. Why? Because she's been tapped to speak at the Republican National Convention, reports Fox News Latino.
Martinez, the first Latina governor of New Mexico, will take the stage and put to rest all rumors of a run with Romney.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/04/2011 - 12:31
New Mexico's new governor Susana Martinez was sworn in on Saturday, January 1st, 2011—officially making her the first Latina elected governor of a U.S. state. Hundreds of constituents from all over New Mexico arrived in Santa Fe to witness the historic event and many have high hopes for Martinez's first term in office.
Watch the video of her ceremony below:
By Mariela Rosario | 11/17/2010 - 16:30
This last election cycle gave us several “firsts” for Latinos in politics. Susana Martinez became the first Latina governor of a U.S. state. Brian Sandoval became the first Latino governor of Nevada and Idaho elected its first Latino to congress with Raul Labrador. Marco Rubio won a senate seat once occupied by Sen. Mel Martinez, which isn’t a first—but being only one of eight Latino Republicans elected to congress is.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 11/10/2010 - 18:09
Last week, Susana Martinez became the first Latina to be elected governor in U.S. history, winning the top job in New Mexico. For the great-granddaughter of Toribio Ortega (the general credited with firing the first shot in the Mexican Revolution) it was a proud moment.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/03/2010 - 15:00
Susana Martinez made history yesterday, becoming the first ever Latina governor elect of a state in the U.S. But not everyone is excited. Martinez was a Tea Party darling and her ultra-conservative stance has some people refraining from celebrating her historical accomplishment.
We want to know what you think:
By Mariela Rosario | 11/03/2010 - 12:00
Susana Martinez of New Mexico is the first Latina governor in the United States, beating incumbent Gov. Bill Richardson's handpicked successor, Diane Denish with 54% of the vote.
We wanted to find out more about this woman who just made history. Here's what we found out about Martinez:
By Stacey Rivera | 11/03/2010 - 10:00
With Susana Martinez being elected the first Latina governor in the history of the United States and Brian Sandoval becoming the first Hispanic to win a gubernatorial seat in Nevada, we started thinking about the historical implications of these election results.