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All posts tagged "news and politics"

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    Can he or Can’t he? Sen. Marco Rubio announces intention to run for President, but could he face hurdles

    The United States Senator Marco Rubio of Florida announced on Monday that he will be trying to snag the Republican Party’s nomination to become the 45th President of the United States of America in the 2016 Elections. And while he is the lesser of two…candidates…compared to Ted Cruz, Rubio stands to have...

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    The Positive Effect: How the 7th Summit could make U.S. look good in Latin America

    Starting today and tomorrow, President Barack Obama will join the heads of state of 34 governments across Central America, South America, and the Caribbean in Panama City for the 7th Summits of the Americas. The summit is a panel where leaders come together in order to engage in an open discussion in-relation...

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    Summits of the 7 Americas: U.S. & Latin American Heads of Government & State come together to discuss important issues

    Every three years an event is held known as the The Summits of the Americas where the...

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    Friends with…Benefits? Sen. Robert Menendez charged with Corruption!

    Despite claiming his relationship to a Floridian ophthalmologist is merely a friendship and nothing more, New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez has been charged for corruption and eight counts of bribery due to possibly using his standing as Senator in dealings with Doctor Salomon Melgen. At a press conference on Wednesday, before being...

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    No Thank You, Cruz: Two Latino Groups Say No to Ted Cruz

    Last week started off with somewhat of a disappointment when Senator Ted Cruz of Texas announced that he would be seeking the Republican nomination to run for President of the United States of America in 2016. If all goes to plan for Cruz he could become the first Latino President of the...

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    How About No: Ted Cruz as First Latino President, an American Nightmare

    While it is always inspiring and encouraging when you hear about the accomplishment or success of other Latinos whether it be in education, entertainment, and/or politics, however this sentiment came to a somewhat halt on March 23, 2015 when learning of what one Latino in particular was looking to achieve. What should...

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    Getting Insured: Latinos are the highest group to get insured under the Affordable Care Act

    In a new report released by the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) there are an estimated 16.4 million Americans who now have health insurance thanks to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). And according to the report, Latinos are considered to be the highest within the...

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    What is funny and what is not? The possible racism on Latino television

    Last Wednesday, Rodner Figueroa fell under the spotlight after his comments regarding First Lady Michelle Obama were considered racist and earned him a swift firing from Univision’s popular television program El Gordo y La Flaca. However, aside from Figueroa earning sometime in the spotlight the incident has shown an ongoing, overlooked culture...

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    One Year Later: El Barrio honors those lost in Gas Leak Explosion

    Yesterday marked the one year anniversary since tragedy struck East Harlem after a gas leak led to an explosion that saw to the destruction of two buildings, the injuring of 70 people, and the deaths of eight. And to pay tribute to those lost, the residents and those wishing to honor the...

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    Meaning of Friendship or Meaning of Corruption: NJ Sen. Bob Menendez faces Corruption Charges

    He says he is not going anywhere, but if charges due prove he is just another corrupt senator a New Jersey senator may not be able to stand by his words. On Friday, controversy hit the garden state when it was revealed that the Department of Justice is planning on filing criminal...

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    Planning Ahead: City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito heads to Puerto Rico for Future Political Career?

    One year ago, Melissa Mark-Viverito became an even more well-known political figure within New York City when she became the 1st Latina City Council Speaker of New York City. Since her appointed, Mark-Viverito has become one of the prominent figures within Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration and it isn’t much of a...

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    Immigration Reform on Halt: Judge Blocks President Obama’s Executive Order on Immigration

    Three months ago, President Barack Obama announced his executive order regarding immigration reform in this country and while it appeared as a victory for millions of immigrants—who were also worried it wouldn’t go through—it seemed that the plans proposed by the president would eventually go through. Going so far as to tell...

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    Más Latinos en College: President Obama’s new plan for free College offered to Americans & how Latinos benefit

    It seems 2015 will possible be President Barack Obama year if the plans he are proposing are enacted upon. From his executive plans on immigration announced late last year earning him a favorable response among Latinos, the president has made another announcement that will possibly do him some good after earning himself...

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    Who’s To Blame: The City, The People, or The Shooter for the death of Two NYPD Officers?

    On the afternoon of December 21st while sitting in their marked patrol car police officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were struck down by Ismaaiyl Brinsley. Executing the officers in an execution-style murder, Brinsely committed the murders claiming it to be revenge for the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. Taking...

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    Workin’ 9 to 5: Latinos Unemployment Continues to Decline!

    Two months ago, LatinTRENDS reported on how the unemployment rate for Latinos were dropping. And now, after the month of November it appears the unemployment rate is still declining for the Latino community. “The news is good across the board,” said Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez when talking about the overall...

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    Latinos Approve!: President Obama’s approval rating rises among Latinos after plans on Immigration revealed

    It’s been a week since President Barack Obama revealed his executive action plans regarding immigration within this country. And while he has drawn criticism and threats from his opponents, it appears the president’s plans may have re-earned him support from the Latino community. According to a Gallup—an American research-based, global performance-management consulting...

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    Our Voices Matter: Latino, Black, & Asians NYC Council Members walkout for Justice

    Since last Monday, all over the United States, and the world afar, protests have been popping up in-regards to the St. Louis County’s grand jury decision to uphold Officer Darren Wilson to murder charges—or any charges at all—in the killing of teenager Michael Brown. Since the decision was announced people from various...

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    #MIKEBROWN: An Understanding of the power of Protest

    When you think of Ferguson it will not a surprise if your mind immediately goes to St. Louis, particularly to August 9th 2014 when the community became infamous after the murder of Michael Brown. Since the start of this summer there has been an increase in racial-profiling throughout the country regarding young...

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    [PHOTOS] LatinTrends Fashion Recap of the AMAs 2014

    Fashion at the 2014 American Music Awards was right on point. ‘High Slit Dresses‘ ruled the carpet...

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    Pass the Bill: President Barack Obama to Republicans on his executive action regarding Immigration

    Last Thursday, after a long awaited period to know what his plans are President Barack Obama announced his plans regarding his executive action on the immigration policy in our country. Promising to shield as many as 5 million immigrants from deportation while granting work permits to others, could President Obama’s executive action...

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    When & When: President Obama to announce plans for Immigration reform this week?

    Well according to various sources these are just rumors at the moment. Last Wednesday, a news source reported that President Barack Obama could be announcing his plan to overhaul this country’s current immigration policy through executive action sometime this week. According to this news source, the White House was prepping to unleash...

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    “Enough of Fear!”: Thousands of Mexicans protest against violence amidst 43 Students’ massacre

    A month ago, LatinTRENDS reported on the disappearance of 43 student-teachers who vanished back on September 26th after police and alleged gang members broke up a demonstration they were participating in. According to witness accounts and news reports, the students were said to have been carried off by both law enforcement and...

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    Did they or Didn’t They? Pt. II: The Sway of the Latino Vote

    Early last week, I wrote on LatinTRENDS about the ongoing question regarding the dilemma of the Latino vote and now after some time has passed since the November 2014 Elections the answer is beginning to come out. Despite the Republicans taking the Senate from the Democrats, Latinos did come out to vote...

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    Did they or Didn’t They? Pt. I: The Latino Voting Dilemma

    If you didn’t notice why your children or local schools were closed or why there was a flurry of red, white, and blue due to the flying of countless American flags or why your Facebook is abuzzed with “Get Out and Vote” well you should know it was Election Day. Yesterday, the...

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