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Academics Teofilo Ruiz and Ramon Saldivar Receive National Humanities Medal

Latino academics Teofilo Ruiz and Ramon Saldivar were among nine people to receive the National Humanities Medal from President Barack Obama in a ceremony on Monday at the White House. continue reading »

Christmas Letters to Obama by Immigrant Children - Stop Deporting our Parents

Most kids at this time of year get ready to write letters to Santa Claus, but many children of undocumented immigrants now prefer to write President Barack Obama continue reading »

Alleged White House Shooter Made Tape for Oprah, Calls Himself “Modern Day Jesus” (VIDEO)

Believing he had an important message to share, the man suspected of shooting at the White House, Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez, made a tape for Oprah. continue reading »

President Obama’s Donated Nobel Prize Money Provides Scholarships for Hispanic Students

Thanks to the money President Obama received from his Nobel Peace Prize in 2009, 12 Hispanic students are being given the opportunity to advance their education. continue reading »

President Obama’s Donated Nobel Prize Money Provides Scholarships for Hispanic Students

Thanks to the money President Obama received from his Nobel Peace Prize in 2009, 12 Hispanic students are being given the opportunity to advance their education. continue reading »

President Obama Recognizes Goya Foods for 75 Years of Success and Their Contribution to U.S.

Representatives of Goya Foods, Inc., America's largest Hispanic-owned food company, paid a special visit this past Friday, September 30, to meet President Barack Obama in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. continue reading »

Watch The President’s Answers to Hispanic Roundtable Questions (VIDEO)

Yesterday, President Obama answered questions on a vast range of subjects, asked by a panel of reps from three Hispanic online media outlets. continue reading »

Get Ready to Participate in Hispanic Roundtable Hosted by President Obama

Today, at 11:25 a.m. EDT, President Obama will participate in an Open for Questions roundtable with Yahoo!, MSN Latino, AOL Latino and HuffPost Latino Voices live from the White House. continue reading »

White House to Host First-Ever Hispanic-Focused Online Roundtable

Next week President Obama and the White House will host the first-ever Hispanic-focused online roundtable in partnership with Yahoo! media that will be live streamed. The event is slated for Wednesday, September 28 continue reading »

Seventy Percent of Obama Federal Judge Nominations Minorities or Women

President Obama has made history in more than one way – namely becoming the nation’s first black president – but he has also become the first president to not select continue reading »

Romney to Republican National Hispanic Assembly: As President, I’d Crack Down on Illegal Immigration

Friday, presidential candidate Mitt Romney criticized President Obama’s immigration policies, saying, “Our country must do a better job of securing its borders and as president, continue reading »

President and First Lady to Attend Congressional Hispanic Caucus Gala

CHCI Chair Rep. Charles A. Gonzalez announced today that President Barack Obama, joined by First Lady Michelle Obama, will address the largest Latino gala in the country at CHCI's 34th Annual Awards Gala on Wednesday, September 14, 2011, continue reading »

Emergency Aid Coming to Puerto Rico After President Declares An Emergency

President Obama has declared an ‘emergency’ exists in Puerto Rico after the island was hit by Hurricane Irene on Sunday. Now the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Homeland Security can coordinate aid to all 78 municipalities affected. continue reading »

‘People to People’ Travel Tours Start to Cuba

On January 28th President Obama reinstated ‘people-to-people’ travel to Cuba and yesterday inaugural trips started leaving Miami. Now everyday American can travel to the island nation if they are affiliated with a travel group promoting direction relations with the people of Cuba. continue reading »

President Obama to Travel to Midwest on Three-Day Economic Bus Tour

On August 15-17, President Obama will travel to the Midwest on a three-day economic bus tour, making stops in southern Minnesota, northeastern Iowa and western Illinois. continue reading »

Lawsuit to Allow Non-U.S. Citizens to Donate to U.S. Politcal Campaigns Shot Down

Monday, a three-judge court ruled that the ban on the majority of foreign donations to U.S. political campaigns is constitutional. Federal law states that donations continue reading »

Republican Presidential Candidates Turn Down Chance to Speak at NCLR Conference

Monday, President Obama spoke at the National Council of La Raza annual conference and recommitted himself to working towards getting the DREAM Act passed and work towards immigration reform, but along with the President, Republican presidential candidates were invited to address the conference. However, NCLR’s President said all nine turned down the invitation. continue reading »

President Warmly Receives New Dominican Republic Ambassador to U.S.

The new Dominican Republic ambassador to the US, Anibal de Castro, presented his credentials yesterday to President Barack Obama in the United States. Meanwhile the President lauded the great relations both countries enjoy and the contribution from Dominicans living in the US. continue reading »

President Obama Visits Puerto Rico Becoming First to Do So Since JFK in 1961

Tuesday, President Obama will be in Puerto Rico for a short day trip. This will be the first trip by a sitting U.S. president since 1961, when President John F. Kennedy took the trip. continue reading »

President Obama This Week to Deliver Keynote Address at National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast

Esperanza, one of the nation’s largest faith-based Hispanic organizations, announced today that President Barack Obama will deliver the keynote address at the Ninth National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, May 12, in Washington, D.C. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) will speak at the Prayer Breakfast, as well. continue reading »