Thursday, December 18, 2014

First Hispanic Superior Court in Georgia


ATLANTA, GA (PR) - Following Governor Nathan Deal's appointment of Dallas lawyer Dean Bucci to the Superior Court within the Paulding Judicial Circuit, the Georgia Republican Party issued the following statements:

Cuba-EE.UU: Sorpresa Indignante y Euforia Mundial

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Anibal Ibarra) - “Estados Unidos está dando pasos históricos para trazar un nuevo rumbo en nuestras relaciones con Cuba y además atraer y empoderar al pueblo cubano. Estamos separados por 90 millas de agua, pero hemos estado unidos a través de las relaciones entre el descenso de 2 millones de cubanos y los americanos de cubanos que viven en los Estados Unidos y los 11 millones de cubanos quienes comparten similares esperanzas para un futuro más positivo para Cuba.” empieza el comunicado oficial de la Casa Blanca.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Reports on African Heritage Delegation to Israel/Palestine


AUGUSTA, GA (PR) - Ajamu Baraka just returned from Palestine as a member of the “African Heritage” delegation which spent two weeks in Palestine between October 27 and early November. Mr. Baraka shared his observations and experiences, including the attack on the delegation by the Israeli army in the village of Bil`in, during his presentation “Peoples in Resistance from Ferguson to Palestine: A Report Back.”

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Maduro Espera Respeto de Estados Unidos


El Presidente de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, aseguró –desde el Panteón Nacional, donde conmemoró los 190 años de la Batalla de Ayacucho- que no acepta las sanciones ni amenazas que el Senado estadounidense pretende aplicar a Venezuela, según el reporte oficial.

Utilities Customer Service and Tag Office Moving

AUGUSTA, GA (PR) - The South Augusta Tag Office located at 2029 Lumpkin Road and the Augusta Utilities Customer Service Office at 2760 Peach Orchard Road will serve its last citizens at their current locations on Wednesday, December 10th.

Anti-war Movement Silenced by Drones?

This week marks the 73rd anniversary of the last time Congress formally declared war – December 8th, 1941. As the U.S. escalates its latest military campaign in Iraq without Congressional approval, Liberty Tree Foundation president Ben Manski writes in Al Jazeera that the lack of major anti-war street protests in response signifies not consent, but rather a deliberate tactical choice.  Movement organizers, he argues, are in fact signaling to the government that they no longer believe that "Congress and the presidency can provide effective redress for the grievances of the American people."

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

In the Market to Park It?



AUGUSTA, GA (Anibal Ibarra) - Downtown that is. A community forum was held at the public library to gather feedback from businesses, workers and property owners regarding downtown parking management. The meeting was facilitated by Dr. Anthony Robinson from Georgia Regents University (GRU) and hosted by local government.

Monday, December 8, 2014

President Clements: Message to the Clemson Family

"At a time of year when our thoughts are turning to family, holidays and the start of a new year – all the things that unite us and bring us joy — it is discouraging that so many events and issues are causing division and hurt, and making many students feel unwanted at this great university. It hurts to read disrespectful and just plain mean comments in social media.  Last night’s “Cripmas” party, which the university did not sanction, raised more concerns about the campus climate. Clemson is better than this.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

ACHA Renueva Directiva


AUGUSTA, GA (Anibal Ibarra) - La Asociación Cultural Hispanoamericana de Augusta (A.C.H.A.) ha renovado su directiva que servirá durante los años 2015 y 2016. El nuevo presidente del grupo que organiza anualmente el Festival Hispano, Edmundo Acevedo, informó que su administración será más incluyente al enfocar otros aspectos de interés comunitario, a más del festival.

Georgia Latinas Achievements Awarded


ATLANTA, GA (PR) - In celebration of the achievements and accomplishments of our nation's most inspiring Latina Tech and Business women, Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association (LISTA) Georgia Tech Council announced "Latinos/as Tech Forum and the Latina Tech and Leader Luncheon” on December 10th 2014 at the Georgia Tech Research Center in Atlanta, Georgia.  

Friday, December 5, 2014

Sheriff Rejects Unconstitutional Detention per ICE Requests


Georgia #Not1More Looks to Prevent Future Abuses


ATLANTA, GA (PR) - Members of the Georgia #Not1More coalition today announced the latest victory in their efforts to end unconstitutional detention per ICE detainer requests in Georgia. DeKalb County Sheriff Jeffrey L. Mann (Photo) has announced that, effective immediately, he will end submission to federal detainer requests, a centerpiece of the failed Secure Communities deportation quota program, without a warrant or other sufficient probable cause.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Congreso Republicano Planteará Inmigración



Por Anibal Ibarra - Los republicanos de Estados Unidos, indignados con el Presidente Barack Obama por frenar las expulsiones de millones de residentes indocumentados, propondrá una legislación en el 2015 para fortalecer aún más el control fronterizo entre México-Estados Unidos y con el fin de desalentar la inmigración ilegal. El informe fue proporcionado por la agencia noticiosa Reuters.