The State of the Union presented an opportunity for Microsoft to expand its reach with tech-savvy Latinos, as it launched the Spanish version of Microsoft Pulse in partnership with NBC Universo and Telemundo.
Latino business is getting a crack at some Presidential candidates early in the process, as Hillary Clinton is reportedly joining the pool of hopefuls planning to meet with members of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce soon.
The millennial generation is a powerful force, comprised of close to 90 million teens, twenty- and thirty-somethings. But these civically engaged and independent-leaning young people are heading to the ballot boxes at a lower rate than their elders. Latino millennials have the potential to become one of the most influential segments of the political system, yet Latino baby boomers continue to beat millennials to the ballot box.
Protestors in San Francisco blocked Google's busses again this week, while also making it personal - again. Rallying against evictions and the gentrification of historically Latino and Black neighborhoods, some of the same protestors also singled out another Google employee at his home.
Alberto Fujimori, the 75-year-old former Peruvian President, began his fifth trial for misuses of public funds last Thursday after being convicted in four previous trials, and is already serving 25 years in prison for corruption and the authorization of death squads.