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Monday, 8 October 2012

Monday, October 8, 2012
Jose Antonio Vargas may have reenergized the debate over whether to use the term "illegal immigrant," but Univision's taking it to a whole new level.

The nation's top-rated Spanish-language broadcast network took The New York Times to task last week in a series of articles on its English-language website, after The Times' Public Editor Margaret Sullivan defended the paper's decision to continue using the term "illegal immigrant," in its pages and online. Sullivan explained her decision as a matter of accuracy. Univision pointed out that Latinos largely find the term offensive and intimated that The New York Time's paper's decision may have more to do with lack of diversity than journalistic ethics.
Latino And Black Unemployment Rates Fall At Faster Clip, Boosting Obama's Election Chances
Park Reopened For Cross-Border Mexican Family Reunions
Mitt Romney Gaffes While Chasing The Latino Vote (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
Latino Jews, Combining Religious Traditions And Hispanic Heritage (VIDEO)
LOOK: Shakira Tweets First Baby Bump Pic
Marc Lamont Hill: The 15 Most Overrated White People
To honor the true spirit of Columbus Day, I have created my own list of overrated white people. Of course, this list is not exhaustive, as there are countless other White people who are equally underwhelming.
Yoani Sanchez: They Tried to Strip Me, I Resisted, and Paid the Price
By the time they told me I was "being transferred to Havana," I could barely raise my eyelids and my tongue was practically hanging out of my mouth from the effects of prolonged thirst. However, I felt that I had won.
José Fernando López: A Matter of Time: Latino Demographics Present Long Term Problem for GOP
This could be the last federal elections in which the Republican Party has any chance of winning if the GOP cannot find, in the coming years, an appropriate way to attract the Hispanic vote.
Federico Barriga: What to Expect From a New Chávez Term
Mr. Chávez was quick to emphasize his centrist position during his victory speech. But does this mean that we are likely to see a more moderate Chavismo in the next few years?
Terence Clarke: Trio Garufa
Contemporary Argentine tango dance has become a worldwide phenomenon. The music that accompanies the dance, though, is still thought to be mostly a Buenos Aires/Montevideo event. However, just as the dance is flourishing with new names and stellar talents in far-flung capitals, so is the music of tango.

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