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2014-03-20 12:34:52

The Cesar Chavez biopic is a depiction of Cesar Chavez's unification of farm workers to achieve better working conditions and social justice for the less fortunate LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pastor Rodriguez has seen the upcoming biopic CESAR CHAVEZ and shares his thoughts on the film, the icon, and why it is important we support this film at this moment in our nation's history. "The movie is a long overdue tribute to a man who was willing to be a martyr for those who could...

2012-06-25 06:24:39

DETROIT, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy's Vice President and Chief Tax Officer, JoAnn Chavez, has been appointed by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to serve on the Hispanic/Latino Commission. Chavez will join the 15-member commission that works to develop a unified policy and plan of action to serve the needs of Michigan's Hispanic and Latino residents."I couldn't be more pleased with JoAnn's appointment to the Commission," said Dave Meador, DTE Energy executive vice president and CFO....

2012-03-22 18:20:03

Retaliatory Firing Spree Coincides with Upcoming Union Election, High-profile TWU Visit to Los Angeles Worksite LOS ANGELES, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Toll Group has stepped up its retaliation against union supporters and has fired another one of its workers within less than two weeks, earning the company further international condemnation from high-powered government officials. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO ) Steven Chavez' sacking...

2012-03-05 11:42:00

BOULDER, Colo., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Noted public servant, author, commentator and columnist Linda Chavez has joined the REO Board of Directors. Chavez has a long and distinguished record in both public service and private enterprise. She was the highest ranking woman to serve in the Reagan White House (as Director of Public Liaison), and was the first Latina ever nominated to the United States Cabinet. She has also been Staff Director of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights,...

2012-01-09 14:50:00

Iran's Ahmadinejad Arrives In Venezuela to Celebrate Chavez WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite only verbal warnings from the State Department to avoid close ties with Iran, Venezuela's Hugo Chavez welcomed Iranian dictator Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Caracas over the weekend where a grinning Hugo Chavez stated, "A spokesman or spokeswoman in Washington from the State Department or the White House said it was not convenient for any country to get close to Iran. Well,...

2011-12-22 15:46:00

Mack Calls On Kennedy Yet Again To Stop Citizens Energy Pro Chavez Ad Campaign, Urges Kennedy To Back Keystone XL Pipeline To Help Meet America's Energy Needs Instead Of Relying On Terrorist-Supporting Chavez WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In what has become an all too predictable pattern, former Massachusetts Congressman and Hugo Chavez sympathizer Joe Kennedy has once again launched television and radio advertisements praising Venezuela's socialist dictator,...

2011-07-05 07:30:00

Well-known opposition leader JJ Rendon asked to analyze unusual speech presented by Hugo Chavez Frias on CNN Espanol (www.cnn.com) CARACAS, Venezuela and WASHINGTON, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following a rather unusual and alarming press conference held in an undisclosed location by Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez Frias concerning his health and his diagnosis of cancer, leading political strategist and Venezuelan JJ Rendon (Juan Jose Rendon) was asked to present a full...

2011-05-26 16:46:00

WASHINGTON, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to Hugo Chavez's threats against the U.S. for taking action to eliminate Chavez's support of the Iranian terrorist regime, Chairman of the Western hemisphere Subcommittee Connie Mack (FL-14) made the following statement: "The insulting and arrogant comments of the Chavez government in response to the U.S. which finally called out Venezuela for aiding Iran, by illegally selling prohibited materials, is unacceptable. "Hugo...

2010-03-31 18:10:00

WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DNC Chairman Tim Kaine released the following statement commemorating Cesar Chavez's 83rd birthday: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/DNCLOGO) "As we celebrate what would have been Cesar Chavez's 83rd birthday, we pay homage to a leader who devoted his life to service and whose legacy is still with us today. Cesar Chavez was a pillar of the American labor movement, a champion of education, and a community organizer. He...

2010-02-02 14:26:00

MESA, Ariz., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- By attending Julio Cesar Chavez Campeones' Knock Out Extravaganza this Sunday, February 7, 2010, Arizona's Families will find themselves ring-center for the football action. The excitement will begin when the bell rings at 1:00 pm, inside Julio Cesar Chavez Campeones' Restaurant and Family Entertainment Center with delicious Mexican food, impressive 125" HD televisions, and spacious Children's arcade. All will experience a fun-filled day of valuable...