Hispolitica
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    Female Murder Rate in Honduras Soars

    By JAVIER MANJARRES   Honduras– A recent report by the Central American country’s non-governmental organizations states that between the years of 2005 and 2012, 2,851 women between the ages of  16 and 30 were murdered. In addition, there report states that 1,118 of Honduras’ 2,851 murders took place between the years of 2011 and 2012,….

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    Venezuela’s Anti-Chavista Vote in Florida

    By JAVIER MANJARRES New Orleans, Louisiana will be ‘ground zero’ for Venezuelans looking to vote in the Venezuelan Presidential special election between ‘Chavista’ and interim president Nicolas Madura and Henrique Capriles. In October 2012, the late Venezuelan strongman, Hugo Chavez defeated Capriles in Venezuela’s presidential election, but not before closing the Venezuela’s Miami consulate after…

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    FL Democrat Breaks From Wasserman Schultz and Others-“Lift the U.S.-Cuban Embargo”

    By JAVIER MANJARRES Florida Democratic Congresswoman Kathy Castor has broken ranks with her fellow Florida Congressional Democrats by proposing that the U.S. embargo to Cuba is lifted.  DNC Chair and Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz, who has been one of the most outspoken proponents of the embargo, along with other Democrats, Rep. Frederica Wilson, Senator Bob Menendez,…

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    Vial of Venezuela’s Deadly Guanarito Virus Lost on U.S. Soil

    By JAVIER MANJARRES A vile of the deadly Guanarito virus has been misplaced or lost at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. The virus, which is described as being similar to the Ebola virus, originates in  a particular rat indigenous to Venezuela, but is said to not be transferrable to U.S. rats…

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    Colombia’s Ongoing War on Terror Could Reach Capitol HIll

    By JAVIER MANJARRES  While both Colombia and the U.S. stand to gain from the 2012 free trade agreement passed by the U.S. Congress, Colombia continues to struggle with a decades-long war against Leftists and paramilitary forces within the country. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), which is considered a terrorist organization by Colombia and…

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    Venezuela’s ‘Chavistas’ Engage in Voter Intimidation

    By JAVIER MANJARRES It seems as if Venezuela’s  upcoming Presidential election could bring much of the same dirty political campaigning and elections corruption the country is known for partaking in.  Venezuela’s current Chavista government is not about to concede power, and will most likely pull out all of the political stops to ensure that the…

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    Rubio’s Big Labor Immigration Problem

    By JAVIER MANJARRES When Senator Marco Rubio spearheaded his bipartisan immigration reform “Gang of 8” in the Senate earlier this year, conservatives took pause with the principles the group offered, saying that the “statement of principles” was nothing less than amnesty for millions of illegal immigrants currently residing in the United States. It was inevitable…

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    Immigration Reform Should Stipulate English as Official Language

    By JAVIER MANJARRES Last January, Senator Marco Rubio’s and his ‘Gang of 8’  U.S. senators set forth a ‘statement of principles’ as the framework for a potential immigration reform bill that could surface as early as April or May of this year. The bipartisan effort identified several conditions that illegal immigrants must meet in order…

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    Venezuela Thrusts Towards Socialism, Shuts Down Communications With U.S.

    By JAVIER MANJARRES The rocky relationship between Venezuela and the United States just  got bumpier, as Venezuela’s  Foreign Minister Elias Jaua said that Venezuela would suspend any and all  formal channels of communication with the U.S. Jaua made the statement after taking issue with the comments made by a U.S. diplomat over Venezuela’s upcoming special…

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    Ted Cruz Gives His Take on the GOP and Hispanic Voters

    By JAVIER MANJARRES Miami-  Texas Senator Ted Cruz addressed the attendees at the annual Cuba-Democracy PAC luncheon and covered a wide range of issues of interest to Hispanics as well as the Republican party’s prospects of making greater inroads with this increasingly important voter demographic that has been trending Democrat of late.  I asked Cruz…

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    Rubio Doubts “Chavista” Gov’t In Venezuela Will Respect its People

    By JAVIER MANJARRES Senator Marco Rubio was recently confronted by the Spanish-language television network Telemundo and was asked to give his opinion on the recent death of Venezuelan strong-man Hugo Chavez, Venezuela’s “Chavista” electoral future, and the ongoing scandal in which his colleague in the U.S. Senate, Senator Bob Menendez is currently involved in. When…

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