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Venezuela Industries Declining

Elisha Sese-Khalid Venezuelan Industries have gradually been taken a hit since 1999, affecting employment, GDP, and payroll. Level of production is said to have decreased to 50% of that the year prior. Employment has decreased from 48% in 2014 to 55% in 2015, depending on the industry. Industrial capacity is …

Children crossing the border to the US

This article caught my attention because the first thing it does is introduce children.  In all the articles i have read thus far for this course, children have not seemed to be the main topic of concern.  In this article, 15 children, ages 5 to 8, were picked up by …

Falling Growth Rate in U.S. Latino Population

In this LA Times article, Lee and Trounson discuss major demographic shifts among the Latino population in the United States.  During the last decade, the Latino population in the U.S. grew a tremendous 43%, reaching 50.5 million by 2010.  According to the article, Latino populations grew most significantly in metropolitan …

Play Celebrates Diego Rivera in Detroit

CBS Detroit published Thursday that in honor of the 79th anniversary of Rivera unveiling his controversial murals, a local theater will perform a play depicting his time spent in America.  The play, titled “The Troublemakers: Frida and Diego in Detroit” will run March 20th through the 22nd at the Elizabeth …

Republican Party Woes Among Latino Voters in U.S.

In this Michael A. Cohen article in Foreign Policy Magazine , the irony of recent issues the Republican Party faces among Latino voters in the United States is exemplified by the discrepancy between rhetoric coming from the party and the overall opinions of the American electorate.  Cohen discusses the concerns among …

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