LPM Staff

Shooting for the stars

Shooting for the stars

Sky is the limit for recent graduate of United States Air Force Academy whose dream is to become an astronaut

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Head of the class

Head of the class

Latino students emerge as largest segment in schools

 Julie Amparano

Mixed message

Mixed message

Snapshop of Latino health in Arizona fuzzy image at best

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Faces to watch: Jose Benavidez Jr.

Faces to watch: Jose Benavidez Jr.

Phoenix • Boxing

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2-minute drill… Rob Camacho

2-minute drill… Rob Camacho

Instructor, coach • Rio Salado Golf Course, Tempe

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LPM 5th Anniversary Celebration 2009

LPM 5th Anniversary Celebration 2009

More than 400 people – including a host of special guests – helped Latino Perspectives Magazine celebrate its fifth anniversary last month at Stoudemire’s in downtown Phoenix. The anniversary bash was preceded by the annual Valle del Sol Profiles of Success awards celebration and some of those honored were at the LPM event. They included […]

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McCain’s mixed mensaje

One day, Sen. John McCain is praising the virtues of Latino voters. The next he’s slapping down the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court. Sounds like McCain wants to have his pastel and eat it, too. Dig a little deeper and we find that these seemingly contradictory stances represent the GOP’s […]

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On immigration enforcement, 287 (g), civil rights violations

President Barack Obama’s smooth ride with Latino voters recently hit a rough patch. A number of Latino leaders across the country haven’t been too happy with the Obama administration’s decision to expand “Bush-era” immigration policies. Independent researchers and pro-immigrant activists have been increasingly critical of the federal government’s 287 (g) program. The main criticism is […]

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Dinner with Gascón?

Dinner with Gascón?

It would be an understatement of gargantuan proportions to say there’s no love lost between ex-Mesa Police Chief George Gascón and Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Gascón, now the top cop in San Francisco, apparently didn’t take it too personally when Arpaio tweeted (that’s right, Joe tweets), “I wish the Mesa police chief a safe […]

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California broke and losing clout

For the first time since Joaquin Murrieta (AKA, the Mexican Robin Hood) roamed the California hills – or wherever he roamed – the Golden State may not gain a seat in Congress. Some experts think it could lose a seat, according to The Los Angeles Times. That’s not good for anyone in California, which already […]

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