By Amaris Castillo | 08/09/2013 - 12:18
Hearty congratulations are in order for two Latinos who will soon receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama.
Grammy Award-winning musician Arturo Sandoval and Nobel Prize-winning environmental scientist Mario Molina join 14 other honorees who will receive the presidential award, known as the nation’s highest civilian honor.
Other recipients include former president Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey.
By Fox News Latino | 07/19/2013 - 10:36
Despite strong opposition from Republicans, former Department of Justice official Thomas Perez became the Labor Secretary – and the only Latino currently serving in President Barack Obama’s cabinet.
Dominican-Americans expressed pride over the first one from their community serving in a cabinet-level post.
By Amaris Castillo | 05/06/2013 - 10:28
Sounds like President Barack Obama’s eldest daughter Malia is on her way to becoming fluent in Spanish.
During his recent visit to Mexico last Friday, the 51-year-old Prez addressed Mexican high school and university students at Mexico City’s National Museum of Anthropology.
By Sugey Palomares | 05/02/2013 - 15:42
President Barack Obama is currently in Mexico for a highly publicized meeting with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. According to NPR, talks about immigration, drug violence, and economic trade are on Obama’s agenda. This is the President’s first trip to Latin America since winning his re-election and his fourth trip to Mexico since his Presidency.
By Sugey Palomares | 04/08/2013 - 15:11
Congress is back from recess today and looking closely at President Barack Obama’s second term agenda, including his proposed budget cuts. In a previous appearance on NBC’s Meet the Press, Obama stated that his top priorities were developing immigration reform and creating harsher gun laws.
By Viviana Hurtado | 02/13/2013 - 16:31
I was one a few dozen people invited to an exclusive State of the Union Social at the White House with an “enhanced” speech. Staffers, interns, and techies made graphics for the TV monitor that illustrated with data key parts of President Barack Obama’s address.
By Kamren Curiel | 01/29/2013 - 14:06
In an attempt to make swift moves on immigration reform, President Obama will unveil his plan in Las Vegas, Nevada today. After winning a historical 71% of the Latino vote in November, Obama chose to lay down his proposal in a state where over a quarter of the population is Latino.
By Fox News Latino | 01/17/2013 - 11:39
Outgoing Labor Secretary Hilda Solis regrets that more people were not hired under her leadership.
She's confident that President Barack Obama will address concerns over diversity in his second-term cabinet.
And now that she's stepping down from her cabinet post as Labor Secretary, she clarified she's still very much in the political game and weighing various options as she returns to her native California.
By Fox News Latino | 01/11/2013 - 12:29
Hilda Solis, who resigned Wednesday as the nation's first Hispanic labor secretary, plans to head back to her native California where, Los Angeles political experts say, she is set to hold one of the most powerful legislative positions in the country.
By Amaris Castillo | 01/10/2013 - 11:44
The country’s first Hispanic labor secretary has backed down from her post.