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New America Media, Commentary, Louis E.V. Nevaer, Posted: Sep 03, 2011
MERIDA, Mexico – Five days before terrorists attacked the United States on Sept. 11, 2001, Mexican President Vicente Fox addressed a joint session of U.S. Congress.
George W. Bush’s first state dinner was in honor of Fox, a sign of the Bush administration’s determination to focus on greater economic, political and social integration with Mexico and Canada— strengthening the “NAFTA” nations—in part to respond to the emerging consolidation of the European Union. Continue reading
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El Diario La Prensa, News Report, Zaira Cortes, translated by Suzanne Manneh
NEW YORK—When Henry Fernández was young, his father went to Spain with the promise to return soon to Ecuador to give his family a better life. But he never returned.
That experience had such a profound impact on him that as soon as he turned 16, he decided to leave his hometown of Biblián to immigrate to New York. "Since he was a child, he said that he wanted to go to New York, and wanted to fulfill the promise that my ex-husband never did," said his mother from Ecuador, Cecilia Hidrovo. As soon as he came to the Big Apple, Henry worked various jobs, until a friend found him work at the Windows on the World luxury restaurant on the 106th and 107th floors of the World Trade Center’s North Tower.
by Mayra Barrios
SACRAMENTO, CA -The Federal National Mortgage Association known as Fannie Mae partnered with the non-profit organization NeighborWorks on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 10 Am for an open house gathering of a new Mortgage Help Center in Sacramento to help struggling homeowners throughout the San Joaquin Valley.
After the success of the nearest center in Los Angeles, the Sacramento center will provide free education and one on counseling services to families who have mortgages owned by Fannie Mae.