“The Parade will continue to serve as educational platform, as it works alongside the community in a productive and positive manner.”
“This year’s views and values of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade committee do not conform with the society’s mission of promoting peace and unity.”
“The first thing we need to do, because it generates all of the problems, and that is the drug demand in the United States.”
“Latino workers, like all workers, have the right to a workplace free of racial targeting and stereotyping.”
The 2016 Latino voter rate was 47.6% and the 2012 Latino voter rate was 48%. In 2008, the rate was 49.9%.
Two more Venezuelans died Wednesday amid ongoing unrest, with officials in Caracas calling for an official investigation into the role of right-wing snipers in the violence.