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UPDATE: Arrest Warrant Issued for Salvadorean Immigrant in Chandra Levy Murder Case
By Mariela Rosario | 03/04/2009 - 11:55

Washington D.C. police recently announced that they will be issuing an arrest warrant for Salvadorean Ingmar Guandique, 27, in connection to the eight-year-old murder of Chandra Levy; one of the most famous unsolved crimes in Washington D.C.’s history.

Levy was a 24-year-old intern for the federal Bureau of Prisons at the time of her murder. A series of missteps by the D.C. police department as well as intense media scrutiny involving congressman Gary Condit—who was involved in an extramarital affair with the intern—all served to complicate the case.


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Adolfo Carrión Appointed Director of Office on Urban Policy
By Mariela Rosario | 02/20/2009 - 16:30

Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrión is moving to Washington! President Barack Obama recently tapped the NYC politico to be the first director of the newly created Office on Urban Policy. After months of speculation about a possible appointment for Carrión, Obama put the doubters to rest with the announcement this past Wednesday.


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Hilda Solis's Confirmation Vote Finally Moves to Senate
By Dorkys Ramos | 02/12/2009 - 15:00

Rep. Hilda Solis (D-Calif.) is one step closer to joining President Obama’s Cabinet as Secretary of Labor. After being stalled for weeks, the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Senate committee voted to send Solis’s nomination to the full Senate yesterday.


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