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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.