by Juliana Birnbaum Fox
WASHINGTON, D.C.- President Bush signed June 30 a $162 billion war funding bill that included $465 million to fund the Merida Initiative to help Mexico and Central America combat drug traffi cking.
Fontana, CA—Plug In America, the nation’s leading plug-in car advocacy organization, announces availability of grants for California student teams to design, build and race plug-in hybrid electric cars for 2009’s Formula Hybrid International Competition.
The U.S. District Court in Phoenix issued a preliminaryorderJune 2 stopping the town of Cave Creek, Arizona from enforcing an anti-solicitation rule passed in September 2007 claiming a vielatiQn of free speeeh rights of day laborers who were trying to express their availabilityto work by standing in public areas.
The Ecuadorian government suspended requirements to acquire visas to all individuals of all nationalities that wish to visit this South American country beginning June 20 2008, announced the Ecuadorian consulate in San Francisco.
Last week it was noted that Ecuador seeks to improve its relationship with other countries around the world and to promote truism.
The Mexican community will be provided with the “Health of Window” of free medical attention that was recently inaugurated at the San Francisco Mexican Consulate.
Through this office the community will be able to freely solicit complete information about their health, medical insurance, family planning, detection of diabetes and hypertension.
by Margine Quintanilla Gerardo Sandoval poses with members of the Latino community in the Mission District. (photos by Marvin J. Ramirez) The panic of being judged in a courtroom leads many Latinos to allow abuses and get blackmailed by others. In addition to not understanding the judicial system, many faced judges who do not understand …