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President Manuel Zelaya Vows to Return to Honduras and Reclaim the Office
By Christine Estevez | 06/30/2009 - 11:15

Various leaders are calling for the return to power of Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, who was exiled by a military coup last weekend after he expressed interest in changing the constitution to allow him to seek another term in office. The country’s Congress has appointed a new president, Roberto Micheletti, who is insisting that Zelaya was removed legally for violating Honduras's constitution and attempting to extend his own rule.


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President Obama Names Sonia Sotomayor as Supreme Court Justice Pick
By Mariela Rosario | 05/26/2009 - 10:00

President Barack Obama has chosen Puerto Rican Judge Sonia Sotomayor as his pick for the Supreme Court seat being vacated by Justice David Souter. The President is making his announcement this morning, but finalized his decision over the weekend while at Camp David and alerted White House officials. 

Sotomayor will be the first Hispanic, and only the third woman, to become a U.S. Supreme Court justice if she is successfully confirmed.


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Senate Votes Against Funding Guantanamo Closure
By Mariela Rosario | 05/20/2009 - 14:00

The Senate has denied President Barack Obama's request for 80 million dollars to be alloted to facilitate the closure of the Guantanamo Bay Prison Camp located on the Eastern coast of Cuba.


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POLL: 81% of Latinos Approve of President Barack Obama After 100 Days
By Mariela Rosario | 05/11/2009 - 17:15

President Barack Obama has overwhelming support from the Latino community, according to a new study conducted by the University of Washington.

Matt Barreto, an assistant professor of political science who is the poll's lead researcher, says, "President Obama campaigned heavily for the Latino vote in 2008 and remains very popular. In his first 100 days, he has appointed two Latinos to his inner circle and said immigration reform will be a priority in year one."


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Video: Dan Rather Talks Burritos and Presidents on "The Daily Show"
By Mariela Rosario | 05/07/2009 - 14:00

The world was rocked the other day when President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden headed out among all us regular people to...eat lunch! It was an event that is sure to go down in the annals of history as totally epic. Ever the elitest, President Obama even had the audacity to ask for dijon mustard on his hamburger. DIJON MUSTARD!


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Chavez Reaches Out and Touches Obama
By Mariela Rosario | 04/20/2009 - 12:45

Over the weekend, the Summit of the Americas provided a stage for some highly anticipated interaction between President Obama and left-leaning leaders of Latin America, who have sharply criticized the United States in the past.


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Dozens Die in Guerrero, Mexico On Eve of President Obama's Visit
By Mariela Rosario | 04/16/2009 - 17:30

President Obama was expected to focus heavily on helping Mexico curtail the drug-related violence that has been plaguing the country for the last few years during his visit to the beleaguered country today. It was obviously an appropriate topic to be discussing as on the eve of Obama's visit, soldiers were forced into a deadly gun battle with heavily armed drug gangsters in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, resulting in the deaths of dozens of people. 


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DOH! Patti Solis Doyle's Email Error
By Mariela Rosario | 04/01/2009 - 15:45

We love Patti Solis Doyle and are proud of her for being the first Latina EVER to head up a presidential campaign. After being fired and blamed (unfairly, we might add) for the demise of Hillary Clinton's presidential aspirations, she wisely joined up with President Barack Obama's camp when he secured the Democratic Party's nomination. Unfortunately for Solis Doyle, there didn't seem to be much room left at the top when Obama took office and she once again found herself out of work.


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Premio Lo Nuestro: The Night's Biggest Winners and Losers
By Monica Herrera | 03/27/2009 - 15:43

From Aventura's steamy performance to Elvis Crespo's red carpet shame, there were plenty of wild, wacky moments to see during last night's Premio Lo Nuestro. Below, a roundup of the Univision award show's biggest winners and losers.

Red Carpet Winner: Gloria Trevi

 

The Mexican pop star was a glam goddess in this silver, one-shouldered gown and chic waves.

 

Red Carpet Loser: Olga Tañon


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Obama Vows to Take Action Against "Out of Hand" Violence in Mexico
By Monica Herrera | 03/25/2009 - 10:03

When it comes to the burgeoning crisis in Mexico, Barack Obama will no longer rest on his laurels.


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