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2014-02-18 16:23:35

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Aqua Foundation for Women celebrates its 10th anniversary, Lamell McMorris, founder and CEO of the D.C. based companies bearing the Perennial name, announces its newest philanthropic effort. After several meetings with Robin Schwartz, the Foundation's executive director, McMorris, a dynamic entrepreneur known for his advocacy of civil and human rights, pledged financial support for the Foundation. (Photo:...

2013-08-07 16:24:41

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty-five years have passed since the summer 1988 massacre of some 30,000 political prisoners in Iran. To mark the occasion and highlight this manifest case of crime against humanity, Organization of Iranian American Communities (OIAC), its network of Iranian exile communities, and Members of Congress sponsored an exhibition in the United States House of Representatives. The regime's Supreme Leader at the time Ruhollah...

2013-02-21 16:26:52

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart and City of Miami Mayor Tomas P. Regalado to serve as tributors at the Feb. 26 event in Washington D.C. WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) announced today that Florida U.S. Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen will be presented with the prestigious Edward R. Roybal Award for Outstanding Public Service at the organization's annual NALEO Edward R....

2012-07-31 14:21:39

NEW YORK, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Jewish Congress today applauded the introduction of bi-partisan legislation by Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Howard Berman (D-CA), Ted Poe (R-TX), Joe Crowley (D-NY), and Bob Turner (R-NY) that seeks to recognize the fact that 850,000 Jewish refugees were expelled from Arab countries during the past 60 years. Among other actions, the bill would require the President and members of the...

2012-05-22 06:22:23

Mariela Castro Espin's Visit "Sends the Wrong Message" WASHINGTON, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama is welcoming Mariela Castro Espin, the daughter of Cuban dictator Raul Castro and well-known communist, to visit the U.S. With this action, the Obama Administration has managed to offend both Americans and the international community. "The Obama Administration's decision to grant a visa for Mariela Castro Espin sends the wrong message to pro-democracy...

2012-01-12 14:32:00

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich to join gathering of Hispanics WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hispanic Leadership Network (HLN), a center-right advocacy action group, today announced the agenda for its "Inspiring Action" conference to be held on Thursday, January 26th, and Friday, January 27th, at the Doral Golf Resort and Spa Hotel in Miami, Florida. Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez will serve as...

2011-11-21 13:20:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GWHCC) and Events DC will host their third annual Embassy Celebration Dinner Series on Tuesday, November 29th at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. This year, the Chamber will honor Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Chair of the United States House of Representatives' Committee on Foreign Affairs with the GWHCC Public Service Award. Mrs. Jane Lee Garcia, wife of former...

2010-01-28 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Fundacion Azteca and the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) are pleased to announce the presentation of an "Outstanding Achievement Award" to Arthur Estopinan, Chief of Staff of the office of Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, for over two decades of dedication to congressional service. "Arthur is not only my Chief of Staff, but also a friend and trusted counselor. His many years working on the Hill have shown me that his...

2009-07-20 13:35:00

WASHINGTON, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) is pleased to announce the successful completion of its 3rd annual Future Leaders Conference. Participants included six members of Congress: CHLI Chairman Lincoln Diaz-Balart (FL-21); CHLI Vice-Chair Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28); Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-18); Congressman Mike Pence (IN-6); Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25); and Congressman Albio Sires (NJ-13), as well as...

2009-05-12 13:43:00

Program's author Philip Leitman draws from personal experience with American private care system and distinct single-payer systems in two Canadian provinces MIAMI, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Republican Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) and a Democratic constituent in her Florida district are enthusiastically sharing their prescription for health care reform in America in a personal letter to every member of the Senate. Both Rep. Ros-Lehtinen and her constituent Philip Leitman,...