CHCI

Service: Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

CHCI Serving U.S. Hispanics

CHCI was originally formed to serve as a legislative organization through which legislative action, as well as executive and judicial actions, could be monitored to ensure the needs of Hispanics were being met. »»» Read More

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Dignatario Hispana: Nicanor Duarte

Happy Birthday, Senator For Life Nicanor Duarte!

President of Paraguay
In office: 15 August 2003 – 14 August 2008
Vice President: Francisco Oviedo

Senator of Paraguay (Colorado Party)
In office: 26 August 2003 – 28 August 2008

President of the NRA-Colorado Party
In office: 2001–2004

Minister of Education and Culture
In office: 1993–1997

Personal Details
Born: 11 October 1956 (age 59)
Coronel Oviedo, Paraguay
Political party: ANR-PC
Spouse(s): María Gloria Penayo Solaeche

Óscar Nicanor Duarte Frutos (born 11 October 1956) is a Paraguayan politician who served as President of Paraguay from 2003 to 2008. »»» Read More

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LULAC – Fighting For Our Rights

League of United Latin American Citizens

Founded: 1929
Founder: Pedro and Maria L. Hernandez (La Orden Caballeros de America)
Focus: Civil and social rights organization to protect the rights of Latinos. »»» Read More

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Guayaquil Starts Ecuadorian War of Independence

Guayaquil – First Ecuadorian City to Declare Independence
October 9, 1820

The Ecuadorian War of Independence was fought from 1820 to 1822, starting in the city of Guayaquil, between several South American armies and Spain over control of the lands of the Royal Audience of Quito, a Spanish colonial administrative jurisdiction from which would eventually emerge the modern Republic of Ecuador. »»» Read More

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Nuestra Historia: The Colony of St. Augustine

St. Augustine: The Oldest Settlement in the United States
Founded by the Spanish

St. Augustine was founded in 1565–42 years before the English colonized Jamestown and 55 years before the Pilgrims set foot on Plymouth Rock — making it the oldest continuously occupied European settlement on the North American continent. »»» Read More

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Dignatario Hispano: Ezequiel Cabeza de Baca

Ezequiel Cabeza de Baca
By Anselmo F. Arellano

Many times during the historical course of a society, leaders emerge to represent their people and assist them in societal concerns. Much of the history of a people is thus manifest in the types, number and charisma of its leaders. »»» Read More

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Connecting Our Children To Their Roots

By Mari Hernandez-Tuten

“A tree without roots will fall over.” ~unknown

The colors, voices, faces, accents, and flavors of my country are some of the ties that are deeply rooted in me. »»» Read More

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Ten Important Events in the History of Latin America

Events That Shaped Modern Latin America
By Christopher Minster
Latin American History Expert

Latin America has been always shaped by events as much as by people and leaders. In the long and turbulent history of the region, there are wars, assassinations, conquests, rebellions, crackdowns and massacres. »»» Read More

Latino Outdoors

Step Out With Latino Outdoors ™

About Latino Outdoors

Latino Outdoors is a unique Latino-led organization. We are working to create a national community of leaders in conservation and outdoor education. As part of this work, we are focused on expanding and amplifying the Latino experience in the outdoors; providing greater opportunities for leadership, mentorship, professional opportunities and serving as a platform for sharing cultural connections and narratives that are often overlooked by the traditional outdoor movement. »»» Read More