July 01, 2015
Six months after announcing an intention to ease relations between the embattled nations, President Obama and Raul Castro have announced that they will reestablish full diplomatic relations July 20th. An embassy will open in both Havana and Washington D.C. for the first time since 1960. It was then that president Kennedy cut off ties with….
June 26, 2015
For those of you that have never had the pleasure of knowing me, you may not know about my love…nay…obsession with Full House. Don’t get me wrong, I know it is a terrible show. But there is something about the show that I can’t resist. It’s like mental heroin. I can watch the adventures of….
June 03, 2015
The New York Cosmos soccer team became the first United States professional sports team to visit Cuba since the beginning of the thaw in relations between the two nations. They played an exhibition game in which Cosmos beat the Cuban team 4-1. The team received a huge reception when they touched down in Havana’s Jose….
May 20, 2015
Preemptive Democratic nominee Hilary Clinton named as former DREAMer Lorella Praeli as her Latino outreach director. She lived in the U.S. for 13 years undocumented. She was a DREAMer activist for several years and her sister is a recipient of President Obama’s DACA executive order. She received her green card in 2012. Amanda Renteria, Clinton’s national….
May 11, 2015
Cuban president Raul Castro traveled to the Vatican to meet with Pope Francis to thank him for his role in ending the American/Cuban detente. This is ahead of the Pope visiting the island nation in September on his way to the United States. Castro is, of course, a communist and therefore traditionally an atheist. Up….