Latino’s haven’t always had it easy in America, some were luckier than others. Hector Garcia growing up was one of the lucky ones. His parents were educators but their credentials were denied. They resorted to teaching their kids inside the home. The Garcia kids were pushed by their parents to become doctors, so they could have a better future. Hector Garcia graduated from the University of Texas and did his residency in Omaha, Nebraska. Garcia volunteered as a infantry officer during world war two, but was denied to practice medicine while in the army. He was eventually able to serve as a medical corps officer before he was dismissed
Ruben Salazar was born on March 3, 1928, in Ciudad Juarez, and moved to El Paso, Texas where he grew up. Ruben Salazar was a well-known journalist and activist who brought together Chicanos and Americans. He was one of the first non-white journalists in an all-white male profession and proved that he was just as capable of journalism as all of them. Salazar brought together Americans and Chicanos in many ways, he reported on Chicano events and put himself in between a very tense boundary. Salazar began as a journalist for The Los Angeles Times and became a foreign correspondent until a new more powerful Chicano movement brought him back. Salazar was the Times’ best choice to report on the movement and brought him back to Los Angeles to report
David was satisfied when he became a major leaguer. He became the top notch even when he in the minor league. Everyone knew his name. Everyone bought his baseball shirts. He was in the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame.
When we think of a Texas hero, we think of people with important titles, like Sam Houston or Stephen F. Austin, but never once do we think about those people who gave up a pleasurable future just for us. We never think about those people like José Antonio Navarro, who never even gave a second thought to abandon Texas.
Ruben Hinojosa is a democrat politician with a liberal ideology, he was born and educated in south Texas. To be more precise, he was born in Edcouch TX in a wealthy family owner of H&H foods, a food processing company. He graduated from the university of Austin and from UTPA with business degrees.
Ruben Villa IV was born on April 16, 1997, in Salinas California. To his parents Ruben Villa III and Jessica Villa, both Salinas Natives. Being the only son out of 4 sisters. Ruben Villa III introduced his son to a gym in a recreation center for his 5th birthday. Since that day Ruben knew boxing was his passion. Ruben enjoyed throwing punches at the speed bags every time he stepped a foot in the gym with his coach Rudy Puga. In his corner for 12 years. Ruben’s father and his coach decided to take their passion for boxing to the next level. They started a boxing gym in Rudy’s backyard and this is where the beginning of Ruben’s legacy was birthed. Positive guidance has been important to Ruben, having his uncle George Villa as his strength and
Mariano Mejia Arias, life and death ... The incident occurred Tuesday, January 20, 1981 in the village of San Jose primero, City of San Martin. Around 6:30 pm, suddenly some 60 gunmen with rifles AK 47of the Farabundo Marty front, (FPL). Surrounded the house of Mariano Mejia Arias while he was about to eat supper on the porch Of his house his favorite place for dinner., he was a civilian man who never belonged to any political party or participated in groups or any force of government. When he married my grandma Catalina Cabrera on behalf of her family, they received as a wedding gift, one pair of oxen and a small piece of land., He spent his life working hard to inherit a better future for his family, created jobs and employed people of the
Valeria Hernandez was born May 9th, 1999 in Fort Collins, Colorado. After six weeks of her birth, her family decided to move back home to Temosachic, Chihuahua MX. After two years of being there, they returned to Fort Collins. By this time, she was fluent in Spanish and beginning her life in the United States. Going into classes for preschoolers she began to understand the difficulties that lay ahead. During the first few months of her education, it was difficult being social by having a translator help her around in this new institution. After a few weeks, she learned enough English to understand directions on her own and to enjoy playtime with her new friends. Then came elementary school; attending a bilingual institution, for English and
When Vargas died in 1705 after repossessing the governorship in 1703, he was succeeded by Governor Francisco Cuervo y Valdes. Governor Cuervo y Valdes campaigned for a more militant approach against the indigenous tribes, predominantly the Navajos, whose troublesome acts were thought to be influencing the Pueblos to resist the Spanish’s reoccupation. Cuervo in June 1705 launched successive offensive attacks against the Gila Apaches, coming back to the Navajos, who were stealing cattle from settlers and missionaries. Cuervo stated that the Navajos were troublesome because of the “continuous wars that they have carried on from the conquest of this kingdom  until the general uprising of the year 1680 and which they have continued from
In 1891 a boy named Rafael Trujillo was born by a middle aged family in San Cristobal on October 24, 1891. Another thing was that he was one of 11 children and was the third of them all. When he started growing up Trujillo wanted a job so what he decided to do was go and take a job as a Telephone Operator at the age of 16 years after attending a formal elementary school and a private middle school. So after he had his job for a little while Trujillo decided to forge a check from his family bank and because of that he lost his job and also was served time in jail. Also in 1916 Trujillo was known to be in a gang that had also supported him to his criminal ways and was part of the reason that he had forged the check in the first place. After
1. Name of individual, where are they from, where do they currently live. (2-3 sentences) Edgar Morales, also known as Ricardo Arjona, was born on January 19, 1964 in Jocotenango, Guatemala. When he was three years old his family moved to Guatemala City, where he lived during the remainder of his childhood (“Ricardo Arjona Biography” 2016). Arjona currently lives in Mexico and has since the 1990’s (Quintana, 2017)
I was born at seven-thirty in Manhattan, New York on October 14th, 2002 to seventeen-year-old, Samantha Souchet and eighteen-year-old, Luis Soto. They were kids having a kid. I was raised by many women on one block. Such as my two great-grandmothers, my grandmother, my mother and my three aunts. I was the only child in the house so I kind of grew up acting like a little adult, which I still kind of act like. You tend to learn a lot of things from living with a bunch of women your whole life. I always speak of all the lessons they taught me but I hardly ever speak of my father. My father is my hero and role model.
I, Roberto Daniel Vanegas, born on October 24, 1992, promise to you (whichever daemon, demon or god accepting this pact) both my body and soul. In return, you must fulfill all of the detailed requests of this pact. Please Do Not Accept or sign this pact if you are not going to deliver, grant, and fulfill the requests of this pact. Once you have read or have had this pact read to you, and you have agreed and signed this pact (acceptance of this pact) You become bound to this pact, and the responsibility of granting, delivering and fulfilling every request detailed on this pact within the set time frame. You also, by signing this pact vow, promise and swear to Emperor Lucifer (the morning star, Emperor of hell) and I that you will grant, deliver, and fulfill all the requests of this pact and that you will fulfill the requests of this
The dictator, Rafael Loenidas Trujillo Molina, simply known as Rafael Trujillo was born October 24,1891 in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic. Though, he only attained an elementary education, Trujillo entered in the military in 1918. By 1929, Trujillo became The Commander and Chief of the National Army of the Dominican Republic. Trujillo then assumed the presidency in 1930 after eliminating any major threat to his presidency. Rafael Trujillo commenced his brutal era in the 1930’s in the Dominican Republic expanding his brutality across the island of Hispaniola. Hispaniola consists of two countries; Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The Dominican Republic was the first country to face Trujillo’s wrath. Due to the fact that he was the elected
On October 24, 1981, Rafael Leónidas Trujillo was born in the city of San Cristobal, Dominican Republic and was the third child of eleven. At the age of sixteen, he got a job as a telegraph operator and stayed with that job for about three years until he diverted to a life of crime by stealing and creating a gang called “ The 42.” (Wikipedia) Later in his life, Trujillo enrolled in the Dominican Army in 1918 and was trained by the U.S Marines during their occupation in 1916-1924 because of threats of “defaulting on foreign debts”.(Wikipedia) He quickly began to gain power as he moved up the ranks. According to Britannica, it states “He rose from lieutenant to commanding colonel of the national police between 1919 and 1925, becoming a general in 1927.”