President ...

WASHINGTON – President Obama today signed into law S. 614, a bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP). WASP was established during World War II with the primary mission of flying non-combat military …

Escrito el 01 Jul 2009

NLCR ...

WASHINGTON, DC—Calling the reaction of some prominent conservative commentators and politicians to Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination to the Supreme Court “an intense character assault,” Janet Murguía, President and CEO of NCLR (National Council of La Raza), the largest national Hispanic …

Escrito el 30 Jun 2009

Supreme ...

WASHINGTON, June 29 The United States Supreme Court reversed Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor in the now-famous New Haven firefighters case. Although Judge Sotomayor and two of her colleagues did not even think the case worthy of a published opinion, …

Escrito el 29 Jun 2009

The Ricci ...

In anticipation of a ruling by the Supreme Court in Ricci v. DeStefano today, People For the American Way Executive Vice President Marge Baker issued the following statement:

Opponents of Judge Sotomayor have gone to great lengths to use the …

Escrito el 29 Jun 2009

Statement ...

“I am pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached between Senator Max Baucus and the nation’s pharmaceutical companies that will bring down health care costs and reduce the price of prescription drugs for millions of America’s seniors. As …

Escrito el 22 Jun 2009

Caso ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Los dos adolescentes anglosajones que mataron a golpes al inmigrante indocumentado mexicano Luis Ramírez en Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, el 12 de julio de 2008, sólo fueron sentenciados a cumplir de seis a 23 meses en una cárcel del …

Escrito el 18 Jun 2009

Land Rover ...

En 1947, los hermanos Wilks, directivos de la fábrica inglesa de Rover, tuvieron la idea de producir un vehículo todo terreno para el público civil.

Para ello, al robusto chasis de un Jeep Willys de la segunda guerra mundial (¿Quién …

Escrito el 15 Jun 2009

Hyundai ...

En coreano, la palabra Hyundai significa “modernidad”.

La marca fue introducida en 1947 por Chung Ju-yung, figura dominante de la economía coreana desde 1960 hasta su muerte, en 2001. Hyundai construyó su primer automóvil en 1968, el sedán compacto Cortina, …

Escrito el 08 Jun 2009

GM Files ...

NEW YORK (AP)- General Motors filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday as part of the Obama administration’s plan to shrink the automaker to a sustainable size and give a majority ownership stake to the federal government.

GM’s bankruptcy filing …

Escrito el 01 Jun 2009

La Juez ...

Washington- El Presidente Barack Obama ha nominada a la Juez Sonia Sotomayor como candidata para ocupar la posición de David Souter.

De ser aprobada su candidatura, sería la primera latina en el Tribunal Supremo de los Estados Unidos. Nacida en …

Escrito el 26 May 2009

Ford Flex ...

Como previniendo la recesión que se le venía venir, Ford se sacó de encima a la Jaguar y la Range Rover, vendiéndolas a la Tata Motors de India, para tener liquidez y poder afrontar los difíciles momentos que se les …

Escrito el 17 May 2009

Mailing ...

WASHINGTON — The Governors of the U.S. Postal Service approved new prices for mailing services, including a 2-cent increase in the price of a First-Class Mail stamp to 44 cents. Prices for mailing services are reviewed annually and adjusted each …

Escrito el 12 May 2009