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Challenges Facing the ABC/Univision Hispanic Programming Venture

In Melissa Pitts’ recent Huffington Post article “Here Are Five Ways to Turn Off Latinos,” regarding the recently announced partnership between ABC News and Univision to create a news channel targeting Hispanics, the author outlines her thoughts on what would make for a successful English language television channel for Latinos. I believe her opinions are … Continue reading

America / Politics / U.S. Domestic Policy

Hispanics have spoken. How will the GOP respond?

On Monday, under the direction of Latin Insights, Fox News Latino conducted a poll that showed that President Barack Obama has begun to gain more support among Hispanic voters. The poll demonstrated that Obama was favored six-to-one over any of the GOP presidential hopefuls. As the election nears, the GOP and its candidates should be … Continue reading

America / Foreign Policy / Politics / Rule of Law

US Allies Recognizing the Losing Nature of the Current “War on Drugs”

Earlier this week, Guatemala’s newly elected President Otto Perez Molina said that the US’s inability to decrease illegal drug consumption has left Guatemala in a position where it must consider legalizing the use and transport of drugs. He plans to raise the issue of legalization of illicit drugs at an upcoming summit of Central American … Continue reading

America / Politics / U.S. Domestic Policy

A Relationship in Need of Repair: GOP Candidates and Hispanic Evangelical Voters

Religion tends to be a delicate subject, and its place in politics can be described as such. However, the growth of the Evangelical movement has led to an increased political presence in the United States. A substantial number of Hispanics has joined the movement during its expansion. In general, Evangelicals have supported conservative policies and … Continue reading