Politics
Marijuana

Use of Medicinal Marijuana Approved in Florida: Report

A few days after legislators in the District of Columbia voted in favor of decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana, the House of Representatives of Florida approved on Wednesday the use of cannabis with medicinal purposes in the state.
Marijuana

District of Columbia Passes Law that Decriminalizes Marijuana in Washington: Report

On Tuesday, legislators of the District of Columbia in Washington voted in favor of the decriminalization of the possession of small amounts of marijuana in the state, in what many consider to be a new victory on the road to the legalization of consumption of this drug.
Immigrants

US Supreme Court Rejects Anti Immigrant Ordinances in Hazleton and Farmers Branch

In a symbolic victory for the undocumented immigrant community residing in the United States, the country's Supreme Court refused to listen to appeals on two ordinances against illegal immigrants in Pennsylvania and a Dallas suburb.
Bike

2014 Immigration Reform: Mexican Undocumented Immigrant Pedals Bike from Florida to Washington in Favor of the Immigration Reform

A few days after the approval of the Dream Act in New York once more put the immigration issue on the spotlight of public debate in the United States, a Mexican undocumented immigrant has traveled in his bike from Florida to Washington to ask President Obama for the approval of the immigration reform.
Dream Act

2014 Immigration Reform: New York Assembly Approves the Dream Act

A law project approved by New York's Assembly, which would grant financial support to students who are sons of undocumented immigrant parents in the United States, was sent to the state Senate on Tuesday where it will be finally be approved or not.
Governor Jan Brewer

US Companies Ask Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to Veto Anti-Gay Law

Companies such as Apple, Marriot and American Airlines have come together to ask Arizona's Governor, Jan Brewer, to veto the controversial SB-162 law initiative, approved last Thursday, a measure backed by republicans that allows individuals and businesses to refuse service to homosexual people and other groups based on their religious beliefs.
George Soros

2014 Immigration Reform: Billionaire George Soros Donated $11 Million in Support to the US Immigration Reform

After the long awaited immigration reform in the United States was suspended by the House of Representatives in 2013, a report published on Tuesday revealed that businessman George Soros increased the amount of donations to political groups who favor legislation in immigration matters in the United States.
Venezuela Protests

Pope Francis Asks for the End of Violence in Venezuela, Asks Government to Dialogue in Peace

Pope Francis made a call to the government of Venezuela to end the violence which has increased in recent days against protesters who have invaded the streets of the country's main cities, asking that the government maintain peace dialogues with the opposition.
Nicolás Maduro

Nicolás Maduro Challenges The Opposition To Gather Signatures To Revoke His Term In 2016

The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, said on Tuesday, October 29 that he is ready to face his political rivals in a revoking referendum of his term in 2016 and asked his followers to abandon "internal wars" to focus on December's elections.
Venezuela Protests

U.S. Expels Three Venezuelan Diplomats as a Reprisal for Maduro's Accusations

On Tuesday, the government of the United States of America ordered the expulsion of three Venezuelan diplomats after Venezuela's President, Nicolás Maduro, ordered the expulsion of three American consuls from Caracas last week.
Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama Proposes Eliminating Junk Funk Advertising in Schools [Video]

The First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, announced on Tuesday an initiative to ban advertising for junk food and sugary drinks in the country's schools.
Venezuela Protests

Venezuela Protests Update: Brother of Maduro Sympathizer Dies During Protest. Protests Reach Mérida and San Cristóbal

The anti-government protests and the official demonstrations in favor of President Nicolás Maduro's government once more filled the streets of Venezuela's main cities on Thursday, showing a divided Venezuela, wrapped in a wave of violence that has killed six people and left dozens injured.
Venezuela Protests

Venezuela Protests Update: Nicolás Maduro Threatens to Expel CNN for Their Coverage of the Protests in Venezuela

President Nicolás Maduro threatened to expel CNN from Venezuelan soil if it doesn't comply to "ratify" the information it has broadcast regarding the wave of political protests in the country.
Venezuela Protests

Venezuela Protests Update: Beauty Queen Génesis Carmona Dies of Bullet Wound During Protests. Leopoldo López Sends Message to Opposition [Video]

The protests in Venezuela against the government of President Nicolás Maduro continue on Wednesday, increasing in intensity after news broke out about the death of a young marketing student and beauty queen, Génesis Carmona, who was interned at a hospital on Tuesday night because she was shot in the head.
Time Magazine

President Enrique Peña Nieto Is 'Saving Mexico': Time Magazine

President Enrique Peña Nieto and his team of close collaborators are "saving Mexico", according to Time Magazine, who dedicated their Feb. edition cover to the Mexican President, which includes a report on the policies his administration has made since Dec. 2012.

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