In El Salvador: The left won! FMLN candidate wins election to president

Article describing the win in El Salvador, where the FMLN presidential candidate Mauricio Funes was elected on March 15, 2009. Includes video of Jorge Renderos, a musician from El Salvador, singing in Spanish about justice (archival footage.)

In Long Island…”The Vagina Monologues” in Spanish on Sat. March 28th

OLA of Eastern Long Island Presents… the Premiere East End Benefit Performance… in Spanish of… The Vagina Monologues written by Eve Ensler On Saturday, March 28th at 7pm, Eve Ensler’s award winning compilation of monologues finally comes to the Latino Community of The Hamptons. V-Day is a global movement to stop violence against women and […]

Incorrect Election Date given to Spanish Speakers in Westchester, NY

I now heard this from two sources: A person from the League of Women Voters and this Long Island immigrant support organization. (And, here is a story about the BOE’s attempts to correct the problem: here.) http://www.longislandwins.com/blog/in_the_news/elections_problems_begin_in_we.php By Patrick Young CARECEN October 31, 2008 2:44 PM On Fridays I work at the Westchester Hispanic Coalition […]