Friday, July 19, 2024

Guest Blogger: Robert Valencia “Chilean Movie ‘No’ Teaches A Lesson to Progressive Latinos”

Chilean Movie “No” is the only Latin American film vying for an Academy Award in the Best Foreign Film category this year. Starring Gaél García Bernal, “No” recounts a story of actual events behind two opposite advertising campaigns during the 1988 plebiscite, which requested the Chilean citizenry to vote on the continuation of the then-Augusto […]

President Obama Named Forbes Magazine Most Powerful Person

Forbes magazine released their annual “World’s Most Powerful” list, naming United States President Barack Obama as the World’s Most Powerful Person in 2012. President Obama took the top spot in a list that includes over 71 powerful heads of state, philanthropists, financial tycoons, and entrepreneurs. “U.S. President Barack Obama emerged, unanimously, as the world’s most […]

Fatal Earthquake Hits Chile

This past Saturday, one of the biggest earthquakes in recorded history rocked Chile, killing more than 700 people. Untold numbers are missing and 2 million are displaced or wounded. Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said the death toll had jumped to 708 on Sunday, increasing sharply as rescue crews reached remote towns and were able to […]