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2010-04-13 14:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® celebrated its inaugural Estrellas por la Vida (Stars for Life) Gala on Tuesday, April 6 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles by honoring Hollywood stars Daisy Fuentes, Kenny Ortega and Zoe Saldana for their philanthropic endeavors. Award presenters such as "High School Musical" stars Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens, actor Wilmer Valderrama, and actress Kellee Stewart from the show "My Boys" presented...

2009-05-07 15:47:00

WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Justice Department today announced the filing of a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Salt Lake City on behalf of Jose A. Ortega, a Utah National Guard member, against Synapse Data and Telecom Inc., and Matthew Mossbarger, Synapse's owner and operator, alleging violations of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA). Under USERRA, an employer is prohibited from terminating an employee if the employee's...

2008-08-02 12:00:20

Fernando Ortega, who specializes in contemporary Christian music, will present a concert today at 7:30 p.m., at Wolf Mountain Resort. The show is sponsored by People for Christ Ministry. Tickets are $15 and up. Call 1-801-814-4645 for tickets and more information. (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-07-14 03:00:21

Thank you for publishing "How They Voted" in your June 30 edition. On the federal Price Gouging Prevention Act, the vote was 225 Democrats "yes," and 51 Republicans "no." It shows you who your friends are, including Rep. David Drier, R- San Dimas. BETTY FREYMOND La Verne Ortega is rude I attended the Cucamonga School District's board meeting June 26 and was very disappointed in the behavior of some of the board members. I wish I could say that it was an isolated incident....

2006-08-13 20:34:33

CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan union leader Carlos Ortega has escaped from a military prison where he was serving a sentence of nearly 16 years for rebellion, the nation's defense minister said on Sunday. Ortega, still president of the Confederation of Venezuela Workers, led a two-month general strike launched in 2002 that nearly shuttered the nation's vital oil industry in a failed effort to oust President Hugo Chavez. Defense Minister Raul Baduel said Ortega had escaped...

2006-06-10 05:48:42

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (Reuters) - Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega told regional observers on Friday the U.S. and Nicaraguan governments were working together to try to disqualify him from November's presidential election. Ortega, a former president and leader of Nicaragua's leftist Sandinista revolution, is seeking to return to power and has clashed in recent months with the U.S. envoy and the country's main right-wing parties. "We see a coordinated action between the United States...

2006-06-09 20:20:00

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (Reuters) - Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega told regional observers on Friday the U.S. and Nicaraguan governments were working together to try to disqualify him from November's presidential election. Ortega, a former president and leader of Nicaragua's leftist Sandinista revolution, is seeking to return to power and has clashed in recent months with the U.S. envoy and the country's main right-wing parties. "We see a coordinated action between the United States government...

2005-12-13 20:12:26

By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - A Venezuelan labor leader who organized a strike against President Hugo Chavez three years ago was sentenced on Tuesday to nearly 16 years in prison after a trial critics said was political persecution. Carlos Ortega, one of Chavez's fiercest foes, is the first top opposition leader found guilty of rebellion and jailed for the two-month-long strike that battered the economy but failed to topple the left-wing president. Authorities are...

2005-12-13 17:25:22

By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - A Venezuelan labor leader who helped organize a strike against President Hugo Chavez three years ago was sentenced on Tuesday to more than 15 years in prison for civil rebellion. Carlos Ortega, one of Chavez's fiercest opponents during months of political turmoil, is the first top opposition leader jailed for the two-month-long strike that failed to topple the president. Hundreds of business and political figures are under...

2005-10-11 17:52:43

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (Reuters) - Nicaraguan President Enrique Bolanos and Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega have agreed to postpone controversial constitutional reforms, easing a political crisis that the United States called a "creeping coup." U.S. ally Bolanos has been under pressure from dissidents in his party and leftist Sandinistas to accept reforms that would weaken him by giving Congress jurisdiction to name officials to some influential posts. Bolanos said after a six-hour...


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