Volume XXIV Number 35 September 1, 2000

FrontPage Stories

Hispanic Heritage Awards 2000

Washington, DC- The Hispanic Heritage Awards foundation named the five recipients of its coveted Hispanic Heritage Awards. The announcement follows NBC's recent news to air the Hispanic Heritage Awards 2000 as a prime-time special on its entire network, for the first time this year.

Widely recognized as the most prestigious honor in the Hispanic community, the Hispanic Heritage Awards honor individuals have reached the pinnacle of their careers, achieving brilliant personal success while contributing to the Hispanic community.



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Premios Hispanic Heritage 2000
Washington D.C
.- La Fundación Hispanic Heritage Awards nombró hoy a los cinco ganadores de los codiciados Premios Hispanic Heritage. el anuncio se realizó poco después de que la NBC anunciara que transmitirá por primera vez la ceremonia de los Premios Hispanic Heritage 2000, como un especial en horario estelar y a través de todas sus estaciones. Los Primios Hispanic Heritage son ampliamente reconocidos como la distinción de mayor prestigio que se otorga en la comunidad hispana y honran a personas que se destacan en cinco categorías - artes, literatura, liderazgo, educación y deportes.

Ciudad Botero: Algo Más Que Una Idea Un Poco Alocada
Por Catalina Martelo
Medellín. Colombia
. El reportaje "Fernando Botero: Muchas gordas, muchas risas", realizado el 27 de abril de 1976 por el destacado periodista colombiano Darío Arizmendi y publicado en esa fecha por diario nacional El Colombiano, significó el gran paso para que se consolidara un proyecto cultural que toma como escenario a la ciudad de Medellín, capital del Departamento de Antioquia y cuya relevancia no sólo se manifiesta en el ámbito local, sino que goza de una trascendencia mundial en lo que a proyectos artísticos se refiere.

Colombia's Forgotten Victims — Those Hurt Most Difficult To See
By Paul Jeffrey
SANTA FE DE BOGOTA, COLOMBIA — The government has its spokespersons, the army its public relations experts, the guerrillas their spin doctors. Journalists had no problem finding sound bites from these highly visible participants in Colombia's unrelenting violence during U.S. President Bill Clinton's brief visit to Cartagena on August 30.

Number of Hispanics Who Vote Up "Sharply"
The Census Bureau reports more than one-half million more Hispanics voted in the congressional elections of 1998 than did in 1994, increasing this ethnic group's presence at the polls from 3.5 million to 4.1 million, according to new analysis by the Commerce Department's Census Bureau.

Noticias de Mexico
Acribillan a "El Willy"
Tijuana, B.C.- El subdelegado de Comercio y Fomento Industrial (Secofi) en Tijuana, Guillermo Castellanos Martínez, fue asesinado anoche al llegar a su domicilio, ubicado en Playas de Tijuana. Alredecor de las 20:00 horas de ayer el funcionario federal llegó a su domicilio, ubicado en la calle Risco 870 en Jardines de Playas de Tijuana, a bordo de un Tsuru verde, propiedad de la Secofi donde al parecer lo esperaban sus homicidas.

Stories

Operativo Guardián Combate el Acceso al Alcohol por Jóvenes
Por José A. Alvarez
El Día del Trabajo y la época de regresar a la escuela se aproximan. Y con ellos, la temporada en la que un mayor número de jóvenes intenta tener acceso al alcohol. Es por ello que desde el 25 de agosto y hasta el 4 de septiembre, más de 10 agencias de policía de todo el Condado de San Diego estarán realizando una serie de operativos para evitar que los menores de edad tengan acceso a bebidas alcohólicas.

Gates Scholarships Awarded to Two North County Residents
Two North County women are among approximately 4,000 students of minority backgrounds who will receive Gates Millennium Scholarships from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The scholarships are the first wave of a program that will provide $1 billion to minority students from low-income families during the next 20 years.

New $13.1 Million Preuss School Campus Opens Sept. 5 at UCSD for 431 Students
A total 431 new and returning Preuss School students will begin studies Sept. 5 on their sleek new 75,000-foot campus at the University of California, San Diego.

Quepasa.com Honors Hispanic Americans and Achievements in Technology by
Sponsoring National Latino Internet Month

Phoenix - Quepasa.com (Nasdaq: PASA), the premier online community for the US Hispanic market, today declared September 1-- September 30 Latino Internet Month, a nationwide initiative to celebrate the achievements made by U.S. Latinos in the area of technology and recognize the Month is to raise awareness in the Latino Internet community by empowering Hispanics to shape their own destiny through education and information.

San Diego County Libraries Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
Spring Valley Library
Schedule of Events:
The Spring Valley Library, 1043 Elkelton Blvd., Spring Valley will present several programs in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month:

Goldman talk to contextualize current problems with the Centro
"Globalization and the Privatization of Culture in the Americas: The Present Status of Alternative Cultural Centers (Chicano/Latino) from New York to California" will be the topic of noted author and lecturer Dr. Shifra M. Goldman on Thursday, September 7, 7:30 p.m., at San Diego City College, Room L-112 (northside of Curran Plaza). Dr. Goldman's presentation will contextualize current problems at San Diego's Centro Cultural de la Raza. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Food Page:
Barbecue Hawaiian-Style!
Juicy-sweet papayas, island-grown guavas, perfumed mangoes and tantalizing teriyaki-these are the seductive flavors of Hawaii. This summer, if you have a craving for tropical tastes but don't have any plans for an island vacation, then fire up the grill and host a Hawaiian-style party in your own backyard.

Editorials

Editorial
Political Wake Up Call For Latinos
The just released Census Bureau Population estimates should serve as a wake up call to all Latinos. According to the recently released figures, Whites (minus Latinos) now total 49.9% (16,526,103) of the state's 31.3 million residents. Latinos are now 31.6% (10,459,616) of the states population! Asians follow with 11.4% (3,763,072), Blacks have dropped to less than 6.7% (2,205,359), and American Indians to less than 1% (190,971).

PROP 38 - PROS & CONS
The Attorney General of California prepared the following title and summary of the proposed measure (PROP 38)

Commentary
Key Votes In November
By Raoul Lowery Contreras
Democrat Al Gore has reinvented himself into an "us versus them" candidate. Surveys show that much of the American public (54%) is invested in the stock market, so will it buy a Marxist-Leninist-Communist like class warfare campaign?

Commentary
Social Security: Bush vs Gore
By Robert Linnell
Both Governor Bush and Vice President Gore have announced major plans for changing Social Security (SS). Neither candidate has provided details although the Gore plan, as announced, includes more detailed features. We need to keep in mind the old saying, "the devil is in the details". However, we can make some meaningful comparisons based on published information.

Commentary
A Balance of Powers Emerges in Mexico
By Enrique Davis-Mazlum
Mexico City - El LVIII Congreso de la Union (The 58th Congress in Mexico) was sworn in on August 28th, 2000. Mexico has a Bicameralism Congress divided in two legislative houses: Camara de Diputados (Chamber of Deputies / Representatives) elected for a period of three years and Camara de Senadores (Chamber of Senators) elected for a period of six years.

Perspective
The most shameful moment
by Mark Draper
It was one of those unbelievable moments, one which captured and revealed starkly the essence of an entire movement, convention, and campaign. Consider the following contrasting events:

El Foro Público... ....The Public Forum
Nader should be included in the Presidential debates
Ralph Nader should be included in the upcoming presidential debates. No matter who you support, it's a question of democracy.


Etc. Etc. Etc.
Entertainment,
Reviews, Sporting news, and other tid bits

THE RAINBOW CHRONICLES
Chapter XIII
By Jeannine Diego
Second Chorus
Dear Kees,
I hope you're doing wonderfully. Just the other night, we watched, probably for the twentieth time, the video you and Diego made.

Reseña
"... Y Que Lo Comente El Pueblo"
Por: Paco Zavala
Hemos leído con sumo interés la obra unipersonal de poemas y cuentos escritos por el compositor Tony Medina y que intituló "... Y que lo comente el pueblo". Esta obra la está imprimiendo y publicando la Editorial Angel Azul e Hispani Publishing, es una impresión que consta de doscientas diez páginas.

CLICK... DE LOS ESPECTÁCULOS
Por Lucero Luna Campos
CON EL ALBUM "LO GRANDE DE LOS GRANDES", PEPE AGUILAR ESPERA PROLONGAR SU GRANDIOSO EXITO

Presencia de Yemanjá, la diosa Del mar, en Woman On Top
Creencia y tradición familiar en América Latina
Filmada en los hermosos paisajes de dos ciudades donde la tradición es tan importante como la belleza la película Woman On Top, protagonizada por Penélope Cruz, permite que el espectador realice un emotivo viaje por las calles de Bahía, en el noreste de Brasil; y por San Francisco, en la costa oeste de Estados Unidos, donde el personaje central de este relato cinematográfico vive sus increíbles aventuras de amor y de aroma, de sabor y de éxito, en una trama de mágica expresión visual.

Gloria Estefan, Andy Garcia, Jennifer López and Jimmy Smits will Co-Host the
Inaugural Latin Grammy Awards
Gloria Estefan, Andy Garcia, Jennifer López and Jimmy Smits have been named as the first set of co-hosts for the first Latin GRAMMY Awards, it was announced today be Michael Greene, President/CEO of the Recording academy. To best exemplify the diversity of Latin music, multiple hosts with unique backgrounds will guide the historic celebration of Latin music.

Presentó Concierto
Por: Paco Zavala
La Orquesta de Baja California, presentó el día de ayer en el Teatro del Cecut, en Tijuana, B.C. el Concierto denominado "Paris, Fin de Siglo".

New York: City of Angles Spotlighted at the Museum of Photographic Arts
Highlighting New York City, the Museum of Photographic Arts' (MoPA) film program showcases New York: City of Angles. Additional series are a Robert Frank three-film series, FILMOUT 2000, a continuation of the popular The Great Female Performers Series of classical music documentaries and a Halloween 3-D festival. All programs are offered in the new Joan & Irwin Jacobs Theater at MoPA, Sept. 1 through Oct. 29, 2000.

Calendar of Events
by Berenice Cisneros:
Flag Football
Register now to play men's 5X5 all-passing flag football. Evening and weekend leagues start in October. We offer inter-league playoffs with 4 neighboring counties. Call toll-free (877) 846-3178 or direct to (714) 773-4829, or visit our website@ www.topgunflagfootball.com. Must be 18+.

Anuncian Apertura de Cursos
Por: Paco Zavala -
El Instituto "Andrés Soler" anuncia la apertura de cursos en la carrera de Arte Dramático, misma que consta de seis semestres (3 años), dividida en clases diarias de lunes a viernes de 4:00 P.M. a 8:00 P.M.

NFL Kicks Off A New Century
The National Football League will kick off a new century this weekend — literally.

Bullfight World:
Another Goring in Tijuana
By Lynn Sherwood
Matador Guillermo Gonzalez "Chilolo" was gored, last Sunday, as he entered to kill. Actually, it was a re-goring, for it opened a wound that he had recently received in the upper torso. After preliminary medical attention in the infirmary, Chilolo returned to accept the ear that had been cut, took his turn of the ring, then immediately returned to the infirmary of Plaza Monumental de Tijuana, according to Tijuana correspondent Gerry Campos.

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