A Primer on Cuba and Fidel Castro and Dispelling Myths

I decided to write this post because I found so many friends and acquaintances were confused about other people’s opinions on Fidel Castro after his death was reported. Many asked me why some people thought he was a hero or unjustly criticized. Let me give you a brief history of the Cuban Revolution along with […]

Debates, Corridos, BLM and Brangelina

As I grab my second cup of cafecito, I look out on an expansive field of green here is Williamsburg, Virginia and think about the past week. The Presidential Debate As you can imagine, this political junkie is super excited about the debates tomorrow night. Then again, I’m also not expecting the moderators to get […]

This Latina loves politics

Alright, I’ll say it. I love politics. I know that it’s more politically correct to say that one hates politics, but I seriously like it. I like learning the process, the candidates’ positions, and just everything about it. That’s not to say that I love our current system and the way it has evolved into […]

School politics and grower title 1 parent stuff

Well who knew that elementary schools were so burdened with politics? I almost miss the ignorance I was experiencing pre PTA. Now that I’m involved with the org, I’m learning about the red tape first hand. I also attended title 1 parent meeting, which was enlightening to say the least. The title 1 thing had […]

Sheeple sheeple everywhere

So I’m reading up on the comments to the cnn story on Obama’s jobs speech, and, as usual, the sheeple come out to play. http://www.cnn.com/2011/POLITICS/09/08/obama.jobs.plan/index.html?hpt=hp_c1 Some of my favorites are:   instantkrma The only way we are getting out of this mess permanently is if we permanently reform the tax system in this country but […]

Latin America says Adios to Colombia’s Uribe with Virtual Serenade

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Was it nostalgia or was it spite? Was it relief? Or was it simple courtesy? Or perhaps the novelty of the service. No one knows for sure what led four Latin American presidents to serenade the outgoing Alvaro Uribe of Colombia. Four traditional Mexican mariachi were sent […]

Latin America pleased at Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize

Benjamín Acosta Thursday, Oct. 15 LATIN AMERICA- Latin America reacted with pleasure to news of the awarding of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize to US President Barack Obama. Latin American leaders and winners of the prize from previous years offered words of support and recognition to the US leader. Most Central and South American presidents, […]