By Amaris Castillo | 11/18/2011 - 10:04
When images of President Barack Obama kissing Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez sprung up all over the Internet, we couldn’t believe our eyes. After some searching, we could relax; the photo is actually part of a new ad campaign by the United Colors of Benetton, and was expertly digitally manipulated. The campaign, which features other images of world leaders locking lips, has fueled much controversy.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/27/2011 - 09:00
President Barack Obama has recieved some major support from Hollywood in the past and Monday night was no different, except this time he had a different target demographic: Latinos. Our cover girl Eva Longoria (who recently declared her ongoing support for Obama) and Spanish actor Antonio Banderas co-hosted a fundraising party in Los Angeles for 120 people who paid anywhere from $5,000-$35,00 to attend.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/29/2011 - 10:00
Our cover girl Eva Longoria supports President Barack Obama, but would pass the opportunity to run for his position. Recently honored at Variety’s 3rd Annual “Women of Power” event, the 36-year-old Mexican American actress said she plans on supporting Obama on his second campaign trail.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/11/2011 - 10:00
In light of the United States’ great debt, a conservative fundraising group has launched a television advertisement aimed at Latino voters. The "Despertarse" ad, which was paid for by super-PAC American Crossroads, features a Latina mother losing sleep over the country’s unemployment rate. A super-PAC is a fundraising group that is able to accept unlimited contributions from individuals, corporations or unions.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/02/2011 - 18:00
Since Arizona’s passage of SB 1070 caused a frenzy last year (and was later ruled unconstitutional), it seems as though the topic of immigration has remained in the headlines and will likely stay a hot button issue until at least the 2012 election. Some states have made headlines with their own efforts to pass immigration laws or—on the other end of the spectrum—pass their own versions of the DREAM Act.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 07/25/2011 - 16:37
In a speech that touched on the economy and the debt crisis and acknowledged Latinos’ frustration with lack of federal comprehensive immigration reform, a mostly solemn and tired-looking President Barack Obama urged audience Hispanics on Monday to “keep the heat on me,” but not forget that it is Republicans who bear the blame for Latino issues not being addressed on a federal level.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/27/2011 - 15:08
President Barack Obama is under heat for not attending a major Latino convention for the third year in a row, CNN.com reports. According to the website, Obama declined to speak at the annual conference of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) this past weekend, which took place in San Antonio, Texas. NALEO is a nonprofit organization that promotes the participation of
By Miranda Noland | 06/13/2011 - 08:49
By Stacey Rivera | 05/25/2011 - 12:23
Our partners at FoxNewsLatino.com are reporting that the Governor of Puerto Rico,Luis Fortuño, has confirmed that President Barack Obama will visit the island on June 14th, fulfilling his campaign promise to return to Puerto Rico as President.
By Galina Espinoza | 03/18/2011 - 12:58
President Obama arrives in Latin America tomorrow—and not everyone thinks he should be there.
The objection is one of priorities: There are a number of global crises to deal with at the moment, like the nuclear situation in Japan and the continuing unrest in the Middle East. And so many pundits are asking, Shouldn’t the President stay home and focus on these matters, instead of heading off to meetings with the leaders of Brazil, Chile and El Salvador?