Texas Gov. Greg Abbott set to challenge decades-old Supreme Court ruling that ensures free public education for all children
Elizabeth Alba Santos is a proud daughter of Mexican-immigrant parents who is currently the first vice president of District I of the Houston Independent School District. Santos has been active with the district since 1986. Santos believes that free public education is essential for all students regardless of their citizenship status. However, Gov. Greg Abbott is set to challenge Plyler v. Doe, the 1982 Supreme Court ruling that ensures free public education for all children, including undocumented students.news.yahoo.com
‘Why can’t we rebuild?’ Some Surfside condo owners tell judge they want to stay at property
Yadira Santos, who survived the Surfside condo collapse along with her 8-year-old son, stood at the courtroom podium, overcome with emotion. Many of her neighbors and friends perished in the collapse of Champlain Towers South. So did her condo unit — which she worked for years to pay off.news.yahoo.com
Carnaval de Brasil pasa a la internet debido a COVID-19
Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. No soy muy emocional, pero esto (la cancelación del Carnaval) remueve las emociones", dijo Jonas dos Santos, que ha estado a cargo de un grupo de bate-bolas durante 31 años. La gente acude, la calle está llena, pero este año no tendremos esto. Sentimos un vacío; la gente dice que algo falta". Copyright 2021 The Associated Press.
Palmeiras beats Santos to win Copa Libertadores final
Coach Abel Ferreira of Brazil's Palmeiras celebrates with the trophy after winning the Copa Libertadores final soccer match against Brazil's Santos at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021. (Mauro Pimentel/Pool via AP)RIO DE JANEIRO – Substitute Breno Lopes scored deep into stoppage time as Palmeiras won its second Copa Libertadores title on Saturday with a 1-0 victory against Santos in an all-Brazilian final. Palmeiras won with its first shot on goal in a dull and disappointing match. The Copa Libertadores title was also the first title for 42-year-old Ferreira as a manager. The Copa Libertadores final was the third to feature two Brazilian teams.
Hurricane Delta, with its 115 mph winds, approaching southwest Louisiana as residents flee or hunker down
Accordingly, the NHC is also watching an area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms in the far eastern Atlantic. The area has a near-zero chance of development in the next 48 hours and a 20% of development in the next 5 days, the hurricane center said.sun-sentinel.com
Lawsuit says candidate doesn’t live in her district, but knock on the door and there she is
HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Local 10 News went unannounced Thursday morning to the house Miami-Dade School Board candidate Luisa Santos allegedly doesn’t live in. Luisa Santos. A lawsuit just filed wants Santos disqualified from running for the District 9 school board seat in Miami-Dade County. His name is nowhere in the lawsuit against Luisa Santos. As of now, Luisa Santos remains a very qualified candidate.
Puerto Rico Legislator and Two Capitol Employees Indicted for Theft and Bribery
On Wednesday, a federal grand jury in the District of Puerto Rico returned an eight-count indictment against legislator Nelson Del Valle Colon (Del Valle Colon), a member of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives, as well as two of his employees, Nickolle Santos-Estrada (Santos) and her mother Mildred Estrada-Rojas (Estrada), for their alleged participation in a multi-year theft, bribery, and kickback conspiracy. The indictment charges Del Valle Colon, Santos, and Estrada with conspiracy as well as theft, bribery, and kickbacks concerning programs receiving federal funds. Puerto Rico legislator Nelson Del Valle Colon and his employees allegedly embarked on a years-long conspiracy to enrich themselves by embezzling funds and using bribes and kickbacks to defraud the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, said Acting Assistant Attorney General Brian C. Rabbitt of the Justice Departments Criminal Division. Allegedly, Santos, Estrada, and the other individual would sometimes transfer cash by hand to Del Valle Colon. The honest services wire fraud counts against Del Valle Colon involve WhatsApp messages sent by Del Valle Colon that furthered the scheme to defraud and deprive the citizens and the government of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico of their right to Del Valle Colons honest services.justice.gov
Under Trump policy, U.S. plays custody keep-away with migrant children
AdvertisementAlmost simultaneously, the Guatemalan government put a brief moratorium on deportations from the U.S., forcing the Trump administration to cancel the Friday flight. Without explanation, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials then transferred the teen from Louisiana back to Texas, where shed crossed the border in March. On Saturday, when her lawyers were finally able to locate and reach her, she couldnt tell them where she was, and security wouldnt provide the name of the hotel, Soliman said. This child has been moved from city to city and hotel to hotel, Soliman said. The Guatemalan girls case illustrates how the system often leaves children alone to bear the brunt of the unpredictable swings of fate in their cases.latimes.com
Michael Bloomberg is betting on Florida. But can he make it to March 17 primary?
Bloomberg enjoys the support of many in Florida like Santos former New Yorkers who have moved south. Hes trying to gain new fans by pouring money and resources into the state. Hes opened 14 offices up and down the state and his campaign says it will open at least six more. Hes hired about 200 paid staffers. And Florida voters cant escape his ads on television and social media, part of a nationwide effort that already has cost more than $500 million.sun-sentinel.com
Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Boeing, Facebook, Nike, Lyft, Kohl's, GM & more
Facebook Facebook's planned libra cryptocurrency is seeing more defections, with Visa and MasterCard pullout out of their planned participation. ConocoPhillips ConocoPhillips announced the sale of its northern Australian business for $1.4 billion to Australian business partner Santos. AECOM AECOM announced a deal to sell its management services unit to a consortium of private-equity firms for $2.4 billion. The engineering and design firm had announced plans to spin off the unit in June. Planet Fitness Imperial Capital upgraded the fitness center operator to "outperform" from "in-line," calling Planet Fitness a "best in class" fitness operator and a premium consumer growth stock.cnbc.com