Set in the context of the Sandinista government in Nicaragua and their battle with the U.S. backed Contra rebels. Eddie Guerrero (Robert Beltran) is a Vietnam vet sent to help U.S. Special Forces train Contra rebels. Eddie falls for a local girl, Marlena (Annette Charles). However, when her father is killed by the Contras things change.
Latino (/læˈtinoʊ/ or /ləˈtinoʊ/) is a cultural heritage used to refer to people with cultural ties to Latin America and people of nationalities within the bounds of Latin America, in contrast to Hispanic which is a demonym that includes Iberians and other speakers of the Spanish language as well as Brazil and Latinos. The term Latino can be used to refer to males or females, whereas the term Latina is used to refer to females only.
The US Government's OMB has defined Hispanic or Latino people as being those who "trace their origin or descent to Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Central and South America, and other Spanish cultures." The United States Census uses the ethnonymHispanic or Latino to refer to "a person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin regardless of race." The Census Bureau also explains that "[o]rigin can be viewed as the heritage, nationality group, lineage, or country of birth of the person or the person’s ancestors before their arrival in the United States. People who identify their origin as Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish may be of any race." Hence the US Census and the OMB are using the terms differently. The US Census and the OMB use the terms in an interchangeable manner, where both terms are synonyms. The AP Stylebook's recommended usage of Latino in Latin America includes not only persons of Spanish-speaking ancestry, but also more generally includes persons "from — or whose ancestors were from — . . . Latin America, including Brazilians."
He is banking on the Latino vote and angst about public safety to carry him to reelection on June 7 in the reliably left-leaning area — and he could avoid a general election if he wins more than 50 percent of the primary votes ... Roughly 40 percent of Los Angeles County residents of voting age are Latino, according to data from the U.S.
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To help them, Adams and his new schools chancellor, DavidBanks, are staking a middle ground that embraces both competitive academics and diversity ... Even before the pandemic, according to Banks, families were leaving the troubled system in which 65% of black and Latino students never achieve reading proficiency.
“He (his father) purchased a stolen computer, as they do with Latinos... Constantly, the Latino has to be the impostor,” said Torres, who had previously worked in a bank but did not like the experience ... Torres’ motivational speech during the 23rd Latinos Unidos Luncheon raised the bar.
Without any Latino policymakers at the central bank, "the voices of one-fifth of the citizens of America are repeatedly drowned out when the Fed is making critical decisions on economic policy," Menendez said in announcing his "no" vote against Powell's ...
Without any Latino policymakers at the central bank, “the voices of one-fifth of the citizens of America are repeatedly drowned out when the Fed is making critical decisions on economic policy,” Menendez said in announcing his “no” vote against Powell’s confirmation on Thursday even as a wide majority of other senators backed the Fed chief.
CUEN & CUENW) is a fintech e-finance and e-commerce service provider with proprietary technology that delivers digital financial services to the underbanked and un-banked Hispanic, Latino and immigrant populations including mobile and financial services, prepaid debit card, ...
The bank says it wants to have 7% of its employees with the title vice president to be Black and 9% to be Latino in the Americas, while it plans to have women accounting for 40% globally by 2025. Vice presidents are typically senior roles at Wall Street banks ... The bank said it also aimed for 14% to be Latino and half to be women.
To that end, StemCyte has successfully banked thousands of cord blood units from Latino, Asian and African American communities ... StemCyte is a regenerative cell therapy company that is developing cell therapy pipeline products as well as providing both public and private umbilical cord blood banking services.
... have received far more in home loans than Latino homebuyers. They were then presented with hypothetical policy proposals for banks to increase, decrease, or maintain loans to Latino homebuyers — and they were told that the amount being loaned to white homebuyers would not change.
The shortage has been a challenge for families across the country, but it is especially palpable at grocery stores and food banks in San Antonio, a Latino-majority city in South Texas where many mothers lack health insurance and work at low-wage jobs that give them little opportunity to breastfeed.
Greenwood, the digital banking platform for Black and Latino individuals and business owners, has announced the acquisition of The GatheringSpot, a private membership network focused on the Black community... Greenwood is a digital banking services platform for Black and Latino individuals and businesses.
Twenty-two Democratic members of Congress are urging the Federal ReserveBank of Dallas to appoint the first Latino regional president to fill the top position that’s been vacant since October ... Of the nine members of the Dallas Fed board of directors, three are Latino. Of the six directors who will select the next president, two are Latino.