The Latin Heritage of American Speech

October 18, 2011 by

Recently released 2010 Census data indicates that Latin-American immigration to the United States continues to surge since 2001, the year that Latinos became the largest minority in the country. About half of recent births in the U.S. are minorities; more than a quarter of infants are Hispanic. Hispanics account for more than half of all infants in California, Texas, and New Mexico. They are the largest source of births in Nevada and Arizona.

Human Rights NGOs welcome White House decision to deploy US military advisers to LRA-affected areas

October 18, 2011 by

A coalition of human rights and anti-genocide NGOs welcomed the announcement today by the White House that the United States will be deploying military advisers to areas of central Africa decimated by Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) violence. The White House announced that the advisers will seek to assist ongoing regional efforts to protect civilians from rebel atrocities and to apprehend Joseph Kony and senior LRA commanders.