Politics & Elections
(Español) En los documentos de la corte que se sometieron a la jueza Ramos y en varias audiencias los demandantes sostienen además que “el verdadero propósito de la ley era ayudar a los republicanos a mantener su control sobre el poder en medio del rápido crecimiento de los votantes negros y latinos”.
MONDAY, APRIL 10PROGRAM # 8038 12:00 PM PST. Mexico Deadly for Journalists. Mexico is the most dangerous country in the world for journalists and the murders keep rising. After the murder of well-known journalist Miroslava Breach in Chihuahua, Cd Juarez newspaper Norte announced its closure in protest against insecurity for journalists and impunity. Two other […]
Senate Republicans deployed the “nuclear option” after Democrats blocked the controversial confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.
(Español) Esta no es la primera, ni va a ser la última vez que ocurre. Dibujar los mapas distritales tiene la intensión de excluir a negros y latinos.
THURSDAY, APRIL 6 PROGRAM # 8036 12:00 PM PT Gorsuch Vote. Republicans in the Senate responded with the nuclear option and altered the rules to pave the way for a vote to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court after Democrats filibustered his nomination. Analysts comment on the meaning of the repeal of the need for a […]
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5 PROGRAM # 8035 12:00 PM PST. Vote Supression, Voter Turnout. Texas intentionally discriminated against black and Latino voters when it redrew the map of congressional districts in 2011. That’s what three federal judges found, in a decision that may have profound state and national repercussions. The judges said Texas’ map dilutes the […]
TUESDAY, APRIL 4 PROGRAM # 8034 12:00 PM PST. Sanctuary State, Caravan vs Fear. Challenging Trump’s mass deportation plans, the California senate passed a sanctuary state bill, as well as a bill providing millions of dollars to fund legal aid for immigrants in deportation proceedings. Immigrant-rights organizers also comment on preparations for May Day rallies […]
FRIDAY, MARCH 31 PROGRAM # 8032 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Although the Mexican Supreme Court limited some of the abuses of the law regulating the use of public force in the state of Mexico, it did endorse the use of firearms to dissolve demonstrations and public protests. The resolution will increase the risk for […]
The U.S. Congress has begun its battle over the first budget proposal by President Trump. The draft budget includes $1.5 billion for the initial construction of the wall on the U.S.-Mexican border and more than $1 billion to finance deportation efforts.