Puerto Rico has Filed what is Expected to be the Largest Local Government Bankruptcy in U.S. History

The U.S. territory of Puerto Rico is looking to restructure its public debt because several major creditors are suing Puerto Rico over defaults on its bonds. It is not yet known how much of Puerto Rico’s $70 billion debt will be a part of the bankruptcy filing. The filing was made by Puerto Rico’s financial

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Latinos are Driving the New Mainstream Economy

The impact that Latinos have in the U.S. is often overlooked, which has happened all throughout the history of the United States. But some people like Sol Trujillo, a global executive and former CEO of telecom giants like Orange S.A. and Telstra, would argue that Latinos play a major role in the United States, especially

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John Leguizamo Opens up About his lack of Latino History Growing up

John Leguizamo did an interview with Vogue to promote his new one-man show, titled “Latin History for Morons.” In the show, Leguizamo discusses how Latinos should get credit for their contributions to the United States’ history. Even though he was treated differently growing up for being Latino, Leguizamo did not delve into his Latino heritage

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USPS adds Latino Cuisine to its Stamps

The U.S. Postal Service has added a fun new collection to its Forever stamps. Roy Betts, a spokesperson for the U.S. Postal Service, states: With the release of the new Delicioso Forever stamps, the U.S. Postal Service celebrates the influence of Central and South American, Mexican and Caribbean foods and flavors on American cuisine The

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Here Comes Another Car Tax

By Familias Unidas de California Governor Jerry Brown and the California Democrat leadership have a new gift for us as we approach tax day: Another New Car Tax. Not just any new car tax, but the biggest gas tax in  California’s history. Besides this historic gas tax increase, this new plan will also raise the

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Gas Powered Gardening Blowers – Biggest Polluters in California

Michael Benjamin, division chief at the California Air Resources Board states that gas powered gardening equipment produce more pollution than all the cars in California. The reason for this dramatic shift is the regulations on car exhaust over the past decade. KQED reports: According to state air quality officials, those machines are some of the biggest

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Confusion Takes Over, Immigration Officials Release Details of Arrests

According to Joel Rubin, Los Angeles Times: Federal officials on Monday released details about an immigration sweep in Los Angeles and surrounding counties last week that resulted in the arrest of 161 people living in the country illegally. In response to the protests and panic in immigrant communities that erupted as word spread of U.S. Immigration

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Cubans No Longer Accepted in the United States – Residency Revoked

In a report by the Associated Press, the Obama administration has revoked the long standing practice known as “wet foot, dry foot” where any Cuban who makes it to the United States soil are allowed to stay and after one year can be given legal residency. This Cuban immigration policy has been revoked immediately. Since

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Will California Proposition 58 Bring About The Return of Bilingual Education in California?

In 1998, California voters passed Proposition 227, which required parents to sign a waiver if they wanted to keep their children in a bilingual classroom, without that waiver, English Leaner Students were automatically placed in English only classrooms. The argument in 1998 was that bilingual education delayed a students’ ability to read, write and understand

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The Billionaire Behind The Early Release of Prisoners

George Soros is one of the nation’s biggest campaign contributors to Democratic causes. In 2016, George Soros has donated and committed more than $25 million to Hillary Clinton and other Democratic candidates and causes. But in addition to straight campaign contributions, Soros is looking to rewrite what he sees as a racial disparity in sentencing

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