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Carlos Slim Meets Resistance in Las Vegas.

Carlos Slim is the richest man in the world according to Forbes. He is worth some $73 Billion dollars (that we know of). So what’s wrong with being wealthy? Nothing really… Bill Gates is a great man. He has defined philanthropy for the ages. He’s made a great product that’s used globally. Carlos Slim didn’t […]

The Precarious Situation of Nevada’s ELL Students

(or “Why Nevada is Going to Get Sued for Millions.“) With recent headlines like “Conference attendees say Nevada isn’t doing enough to educate ELL students,” and “GOP lawmaker seeks more state funding for English language learners,” it should come as no surprise that Nevada has an English Language Learner problem in its grade schools. What such […]

UNLV Student Attacked for Immigration Status

To the Editor, I write this letter with a heavy heart and deep concern for UNLV students, the campus, the community, and my safety. I was recently informed by three current UNLV CSUN (Consolidated Students of the University of Nevada) Student Government members that a CSUN Senator had plans to file a legal case with […]

Las Vegas Latin Chamber Thanks Obama for Supporting Public Lands

Outside Canyon Springs High School in North Las Vegas where President Obama was making a visit today, the Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce positioned a few mobile billboards with a message for the President:  “Thanks for protecting our national monuments.  Up next… Gold Butte.”  There were billboards in English and Spanish.  Similar ads also […]

Dean Heller Votes Against Hispanic Ambassador – Asks For Hispanic Vote

Dean Heller has been trying real hard lately to massage his image with Hispanic voters in Nevada.  He wants Latinos to forget his long record of unfriendly rhetoric, votes against bills like the DREAM Act, and general disregard for the issues that matter most to their community.  The latest evidence is a no vote for […]

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