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December 9, 2008

Bush To Move to Dallas and Vecinos Say : ” There Goes the Neighborhood”

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On his way out the door President Bush has already got new digs for his post-presidential life, pero not all his soon to be neighbors are thrilled with the idea of having Georgie on their block. George Bush has bought a new house in a wealthy part of Dallas, called Preston Hollow. The impending pr...

Fidel Castro Says Obama is Someone to Converse With

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Could change really be coming with the Obama administration, especially in terms of U.S. - Cuba relations? Fidel Castro and his hermano, the actual president of Cuba Raul Castro seem to think so. Obama took alot of heat during his presidential campaign for saying that he would be wiling to sit dow...

Ugly Betty Really Wants Clinton in Obama White House

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Ugly Betty's America Ferrara, a longtime supporter of Secretary of State nominee Hillary Clinton, is putting her money where her mouth is. The Latina actress is hosting a "conversation" with the one time presidential candidate on December 15th, with the goal of getting rid of the $7.5 million debt ...

I.C.E Gets Served…..Deportation Papers

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Ay if only life would imitate art/activism and we could really boot those who terrorize and break human rights laws and the laws of simple humanity. The creative and bold move by FIRE is an example of ways people can defend their right to exist and confront those that strive to keep power. From Ne...

Naming the real problem of deportations…

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I have spoken often about how I think that the ICE deportation program exposes more about our system in the U.S. than simply the broken immigration system, namely our broken prison system. This essay by a brother of a deported gang member really speaks to that problem: This October 31st, I - along ...

December 5, 2008

What Latinos Want Michelle Obama to Wear on Innaguration Day

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A few Latino designers have submitted sketches of what their vision for Michelle Obama's inaugural gown is. My favorite is this one from Carolina Herrera. Post extendido - Leer más 'What Latinos Want Michelle Obama to Wear on Innaguration Day'... ...

December 4, 2008

Immigration on Colbertnation

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Stephen Colbert does in depth reporting on the 'radical web of terror' that exists on our nations borders: .cc_box a:hover .cc_home{background:url('http://www.comedycentral.com/comedycentral/video/assets/syndicated-logo-over.png') !important;}.cc_links a{color:#b9b9b9;text-decoration:none;}.cc_show...

Cubana Congresista Hangs Up On Obama Twice

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We're sure Florida Republican Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is feeling pretty boba this morning since she hung up on the President to be, not once, pero twice. According to Ros-Lehtinen's flack Alex Cruz, the congresswoman received the call on her cell phone from a Chicago-based number and an ...

Obama Latino Cabinet Picks : Cecilia Muñoz of NCLR

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With many Latinos in the mainstream blogosphere feeling snubbed by President Elect Obama passing over Bill Richardson as Secretary of State, the focus is shifting to who are the other Latinos in Obama's cabinet, feeling that a Latino in the cabinet will mean that our interests are looked out for. Ap...

Richardson Expected to be Named Commerce Secretary Today

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Today it's expected the President Elect Obama will name his once presidential rival, Bill Richardson, as Secretary of Commerce. Richardson was touted as a strong choice for Secretary of State, a position that went to another Obama once-rival, Hillary Clinton. Many feel that Obama's passing over G...