EN ESPAÑOL Virginia Rivera woke up early to catch a bus to see Bernie Sanders speak in Sparks, Nevada – more than 200 miles from her home in Daly City, California. Forty-four-year old Rivera immigrated to the U.S. 27 years ago from El Salvador. She became a citizen in 2004, voting for Obama in her… [Read More]
Nevada is the first western state to caucus and third behind the New Hampshire primaries. If you happened to follow the Iowa caucus on February first, you may have heard people questioning the legitimacy of precinct chairs, who, by the way, are volunteers. In Iowa, Clinton’s two delegate win over Sanders was decided by a coin… [Read More]
By Natalie Van Hoozer The Nevada presidential caucuses are fast approaching with the Democratic caucus on Feb. 20 and the Republican caucus on Feb. 23. Washoe County political volunteers have spent months preparing for the big events, including some like Taslima Shams who won’t be able to vote. In this video, Shams shares what motivates her political… [Read More]
Reno is a National Model for Addressing Community Health By Luka Starmer Once or twice a week, a man named Elmer sits and enjoys a cerveza in the same seat near the window at Asi Es Mi Tierra, a Mexican/El Salvadorian restaurant on Wells Avenue in Reno. Elmer is undocumented. His story of entry into… [Read More]
By Alex Mosher Presidential candidate Donald Trump held a rally at the Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks, Nevada on October 29, 2015. We sought to meet attendees and understand what attracted them to the event, asking each one “Why are you here today?”
Murdering women simply because of their gender has a name – femicide, and it isn’t uncommon in Latin America. The violent, horrific acts range from women being set on fire, raped, and attacked with acid. Fourteen of the 25 countries with the worst femicide rates are in the Americas, according to data from 2004 to 2009. A few… [Read More]
Video by: Nico Colombant October 5, 2015 In this video report, Noticiero Movil reporter Monica Gomez visits the the Hillary Clinton campaign office in Reno to learn more about the Latino-to-Latino phone bank and how volunteers are educating the community about the February 20 caucus. “I found out when I was 13 that I wasn’t… [Read More]
Mexican-American comedian and actor Paul Rodriguez had a three-year run of delivering the same sitcom pitch to networks, which he wrote and wished to star in alongside his son Paul Rodriguez Jr. and longtime friend and actor Edward James Olmos.