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Esta Representante Latina impulsa un proyecto de ley para preservar la naturaleza y fortalecer las economías rurales

 06/08/2020 - 18:15
Rep. Xochitl Torres Small. Photo: Susan Walsh/AP

La diputada Xochitl Torres Small de Nuevo México, está impulsando la Ley del Gran Americano al Aire Libre, que ayudaría a generar ingresos para las comunidades rurales de su jurisdicción.

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Mark Diaz Truman: “Not everyone realizes that Latinos are behind some of their favourite games”

 03/29/2018 - 07:54
Mark Diaz Truman fundó MagpieGames en 2011 junto a su pareja, Melissa Kelly. Los dos son amantes de los juegos y querían trabajar juntos en algo más creativo. Tienen un equipo de trabajo diverso y procuran que en sus proyectos participen diseñadores de minorías. Foto: Magpie Games

Game developer Mark Diaz Truman talked with AL DÍA about the challenges of growing up as a fourth generation Latino in New Mexico and Arizona and becoming an entrepreneur in the game industry. His latest creation, "Cartel", is a role-playing game that encourages players to step in to the shoes of the narcos, sicarios, and esposas caught up in the Mexican drug war”

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Demonstrators gather at Texas Capitol to protest law prohibiting "sanctuary cities" in the state.

 05/30/2017 - 02:56
Demonstrators gather at Texas' Capitol, to protest a recently-passed law prohibiting "sanctuary cities" in the state, in Austin, United States, May 29, 2017. EFE/Alex Segura

About 1,000 demonstrators arrived from Washington, New York, Los Angeles, Arizona, North Carolina, New Mexico, Maryland and Virginia and protested with other Texas organizations to express their disagreement with SB4, which allows local authorities to question the immigration status of people who, for example, are detained or arrested for a traffic violation.

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[OP-ED]: The perils of assuming anything about the Latino vote

 05/18/2017 - 08:20
You don’t need to be a political scientist to figure out a few simple truths: In raw numbers, more and more Hispanics will cast ballots in upcoming elections -- as has been the case for the past 36 years.

At the outset of their new book, “Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign,” Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes note that adviser David Plouffe prioritized three goals for Clinton to win: “It was important to have the right culture and mission, to manage Bill Clinton, and to effectively target Latino voters.”

We know how well that turned out.

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Esther Cepeda