Wednesday - Nov 14, 2018

Latin Briefs

  • Court decisión prevents Cave Creek from enforcing anti-solicitation law

    by Virginia Torres

    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.

  • Visa requirement to visit Ecuador suspended

    by the El Reportero’s staff

    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.

  • Mexican Consulate installs “Window of Health”

    by Rigoberto Hernández

    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.

  • Candidate tries to be a judge to give real justice

    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

  • California legislators honor Felix Elizalde

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    The Hispanic Caucus of the State Assembly recently honored Felix Elizalde with a resolution, for his arduous work and promotion in pro of the health and well-being of Latinos ones and in the occasion to have finished the Program of Leadership in Health of California.

  • Coast Guard refusing FOIA request on cargo ships in Cal

    by the El Reportero’s staff

    More than fi ve months after the devastating Cosco Busan accident, the US Coast Guard is still refusing to comply with an October 11, 2008 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.

    The FOIA filed by the marine conservation organization Seafl ow, is asking for a list of vessels previously cited by the Coast Guard for regulatory violations and environmental crimes, says an statement form Vessel Watch Project.

  • Coast Guard refusing FOIA request on cargo ships in Cal

    by the El Reportero’s staff

    More than five months after the devastating Cosco Busan accident, the US Coast Guard is still refusing to comply with an October 11, 2008 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.

    The FOIA filed by the marine conservation organization Seafl ow, is asking for a list of vessels previously cited by the Coast Guard for regulatory violations and environmental crimes, says an statement form Vessel Watch Project.