President George W. Bush was able to defeat his democratic rival John Kerry in 2004 in states like New Mexico, thanks to the backing he received from Latino voters.
The candidates for President of the United States, Barack Obama and John McCain, had a match-up this Monday for the Hispanic vote, disputing who is the most committed to the minority group and migration reform.
Both gave speeches during the 79th convention of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) in a [Read more]
According to CNN, Obama has 47% and McCain 45%, and on average, 10% have not yet decided.
The polls-–CBS, Gallup, Pew, and Newsweek-–including those between May 21st and June 3rd, before Obama was assured of the democratic nomination.
Obama’s Running Mate
Members of the campaign said that Obama designated a [Read more]
Now that the Democratic nominee for president is clear, Colombia, the equal of many countries in the world, has begun to try to determine who they would want: Barack Obama or the Republican John McCain.
Considering the role, and realizing the agenda of the government of President Alvaro Uribe, there is no doubt that [Read more]
The Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez, warned this Wednesday that his colleague from Colombia, Alvaro Uribe, would be “playing with fire” if he cedes that the United States military base that is in Ecuador be transferred to the border of his country.
“I denounce the Colombian government of rendering a perverse [Read more]
The president of the World Bank, Robert Zoellick, highlighted the economic progress sustaining Colombia, although he recognized that the country pays more infrastructure cost compared to other nations that have the same investments. “Colombia has improved a lot in the competitiveness of its economy, but the [Read more]
Carlos Mario Jiménez, the ex-military leader of the Central Bolivian Block (Bcb, Bloque Central Bolívar), visibly nervous, went yesterday before Judge Alan Key, in the United States.
‘Macaco (the ape, bigwig),’ who was extradited Wednesday morning, didn’t accept the public defender, Gregory Spencer (from the [Read more]
Barack Obama’s victory in North Carolina and the stalemate between Obama and Clinton in Indiana has increased the number of those democrats calling for an end to her run.
Barack Obama defeated Hillary Clinton in North Carolina by 14 delegates, and the former First Lady won Indiana by just 2 delegates. [Read more]
The “unrestrained career” of the Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez, by nationalizing companies, shows that he is in a pinch and that he is trying to avoid a defeat in the regional municipal elections of November, according to the American newspaper The New York Times.
In an editorial, the New York newspaper [Read more]
It is not crazy to think that the governor of New Mexico has aspirations of being the Secretary of State if Obama wins.
One of the big dilemmas that those charged with establishing the politics of the United States towards Latin America have historically been faced with is if it will be necessary to limit the topics [Read more]