The Obama administration recently proposed a “regulatory change” that would keep families intact longer while loved ones file for legal residency, and the entire Latino community has praised the gesture – or, at least, that’s what members of the mainstream media who claim to know the heart and mind of the Latino community would have Read More
As we all know, there are few absolutes in life. Yes, water freezes at thirty-two degrees, inertia affects all objects in motion, and the Chicago Cubs will find a way to lose. But most other things are open to exceptions and nuance. However, let’s add another axiom to that short list of truisms – there Read More
- via NorthJersey.com Richard Diaz made history Tuesday when he became the first Latino appointed chief of police in Passaic County. Diaz, 47, a career police officer of Puerto Rican descent, was sworn in as chief of the Passaic Police Department on Tuesday night at a ceremony in the City Council chambers.
- via Fox News Latino Cecilia Muñoz, the president’s point person on immigration, is being named as director of the Domestic Policy Council, the White House said Tuesday. The new position will place Muñoz among the president’s top aides, overseeing policy making on issues including education, health care, and immigration.
It’s great to want to change the world and make it a better place, but what are we prepared to change in our lives that would actually lead to that result? In an independently organized TED event, Nate Garvis (founder of Naked Civics) touches on how we could change the use of the tools that Read More
The United States has expelled a Venezuelan diplomat amidst a scandal that has all the makings of a high-stakes action thriller. U.S. officials have forced Livia Acosta Noguera to leave her post as Venezuelan consul general in Miami because she was allegedly recorded recruiting a Mexican computer hacker to obtain access codes for nuclear facilities Read More
I’ve been traveling Colombia for the last three weeks now, going through Bogotá, Cartagena, Santa Marta and Medellin. In every town, there’s a center or a road named after Simon Bolivar. He was ‘The Liberator.’ He led the region to victory against the Spanish. This man created Latin America. The only way you achieve that Read More
As most of us celebrated the new year, I’m sure some looked at the changing of calendars to 2012 as an ominous event. I’m talking, of course, about the preposterous belief that the world will come to its cataclysmic end this year per some Mayan prophecy, a fiction that inextricably lives on in the popular Read More