Latinos

6:16am

Sat September 15, 2012
Around the Nation

It's Hard To Tell La Familia You're Gay

Originally published on Fri September 14, 2012 3:50 pm

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Samantha Moreno, in pink, with her family. "The hardest part of coming out is to know that you're about to hurt someone that you love," she says in a video featured on the website of Familia es Familia, which aims to help Latino families accept their LGBT loved ones.
Courtesy of Samantha Moreno

12:19pm

Wed September 12, 2012
It's All Politics

With No Latino Moderators For Debates, Univision Announces Its 'Own Party'

Originally published on Wed September 12, 2012 12:54 pm

Univision host Jorge Ramos will be one of the moderators at the "Meet the Candidate" events featuring President Obama and rival Mitt Romney.
Lynne Sladky AP
  • Jorge Ramos Talks To 'Tell Me More'

Spanish-language network Univision announced Wednesday that, along with Facebook, it will host discussions with the presidential candidates next week, calling them "the first-ever events of their kind targeting Hispanic Americans."

The "Meet the Candidate" events — featuring Republican nominee Mitt Romney on Sept. 19 and President Obama on Sept. 20 — will be held at the University of Miami and will be broadcast on Univision and streamed online in English.

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7:53am

Sun September 9, 2012
It's All Politics

For Both Parties, Spanglish Is The Unofficial Convention Language

Originally published on Mon September 10, 2012 9:34 am

Cristina Saralegui waves at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday.
Joe Raedle Getty Images

If you grew up in a bilingual Hispanic household, listening to the Democratic and Republican conventions may have sounded a lot like home.

It's no coincidence that both parties highlighted politicians like Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro.

Rubio, whose parents are from Cuba, introduced Mitt Romney at the Republican convention; Castro, whose grandmother immigrated from Mexico, became the first Latino to give the Democrats' keynote address.

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10:20am

Fri September 7, 2012
Politics

Latino Voter Push Heads to Battleground Colorado

Luis Toro Creative Commons/Flickr

5:17am

Fri September 7, 2012
Politics

In Battleground Colorado, Republicans Courting Hispanic Voters

Mitt Romney supporters Eleanor and Frank Carrillo attended a small business forum his campaign sponsored in Lakewood this week.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

In 2008, more than 60% of Colorado’s Hispanic electorate voted for Barack Obama who campaigned on a platform that included an overhaul to the country’s immigration system.

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