Issues and Answers

Issue

Too many corporations think about marketing to the 55 million strong Latino Market during Hispanic Heritage month or try on Cinco de Mayo.

However, these companies have put their money where their mouth is for Latino market. We'd like to call them our top "Three Amigos" aka The Three Caballeros 1944
AT&T “Between Two Worlds”
AT&T’s #BetweenTwoWorlds is the Hispanic movement in their expansive social media campaign #TheMobileMovement, which launched earlier this year. The company began the Hispanic operation in July 2014 as an opportunity to connect and engage bicultural Latinos, particularly digital-savvy millennials.
#BetweenTwoWorlds focuses on the lives of young acculturated Hispanics between their teens and mid-30s, who easily identify with both mainstream U.S. culture and their Latino background. Accompanying the #TheMobileMovement is a Tumblr page similarly featuring Spanglish posts. The two hashtags can also be found on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
http://www.att.com/global-search/search.jsp?App_ID=HOME&autoSuggest=FALSE&tabPressed=FALSE&q=spanish#!/All/

Dunkin Donuts “Dunkin' Latino”
As of June 2014, Dunkin’ Donuts launched its Latino Twitter page, looking to cater to the company’s Spanish speakers. Last year, Dunkin’ Donuts also claimed to be the first national coffee retailer to make its website, mobile, and Facebook platforms available in Spanish and English.
With the social media campaign launch, there was a brief sweepstakes. Fans could follow @DunkinLatino and use the hashtag #MiDunkinEsTuDunkin to enter a chance to win a $100 Dunkin’ Donuts gift card for themselves and a friend. The brand is now supporting their digital Hispanic movement with hashtags such as #MiDunkin and #DunkinLatino.
https://www.dunkindonuts.com/content/dunkindonuts/es.html

McDonald’s “Me Encanta”
Back in 2011, McDonald’s introduced its Spanish-language Twitter campaign. @MeEncanta is a Spanglish-based account used to interact with fans about promotional deals through music, sports and education.
McDonald’s Latino movement is currently engaging its online audience with its hashtag #MiMomento. The hashtag, however, has not seemed to catch on yet with many of the posts coming from unrelated tweets.
http://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en/promotions.html

http://youtu.be/8ZRuAWoYCzo

Tracking Santa

Solution

Back on Dec. 24, 1955, according to official accounts, a phone call was made to the Continental Air Defense Command Operations Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. However, this call was not from the president or a general. It was a young child in Colorado Springs who was following the directions in an advertisement printed in the local paper. The boy wanted to know the whereabouts of Santa Claus.

The ad said “Hey, Kiddies! Call me direct and be sure and dial the correct number.” However, the number was printed incorrectly in the advertisement and rang into the CONAD operations center.

Déjà vu All Over Again?

Solution

Déjà vu is a feeling of familiarity, of having "already lived through" something is a feeling of recollection.
Will this upcoming weekends' free-speech demonstrations be peaceful or develop into Charlottesville continued?

The city of Boston has granted a permit for a “free speech” rally today that is expected to turn into a gathering of white supremacists. But the mayor is trying to prevent a second consecutive weekend of violence by prohibiting all weapons and backpacks at the event. https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2017/08/16/city-officials-meet-with-or...

Ku Klux Klan to attend Boston rally http://www.bostonherald.com/news/local_coverage/2017/08/ku_klux_klan_to_...

Trump faces backlash in wake of Charlottesville, US braces for more https://america.cgtn.com/2017/08/18/trump-faces-backlash-in-wake-of-char... via @cgtnamerica

A white supremacist who gained instant notoriety from VICE News’ coverage of the Charlottesville unrest is now wanted on felony charges in Virginia. https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2017/08/17/facebook-bans-white-n...

Marist Mission

Solution

MARIST BROTHERS are a Catholic congregation of religious men with a mission of Christian education for young people, especially the most neglected. They share a vocation living simple lives in communities that serve others.

The Marist Brothers work all over the world. Every day more than 3,000 Marist Brothers improve the lives of thousands through spirituality and education in 79 countries.

North America:
Canada, Mexico, United States
Central America:
Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico
South America:

We Need Young Leaders

Issue

During the last few months, I've been pondering the following thoughts. How old is too old to serve as President, Prime Minister and, or Royalty?

It is a somewhat curious and unexplained paradox that during earlier times, when life expectancy was much lower than it is nowadays, politicians were generally much older, whereas today, when life expectancy is much greater, it's my belief, that leaders worldwide ought to be younger. In fact, leaders should consider retiring at age 70 in order to make room for younger blood. Earth is in Urgent Care.

TAKING WAY TOO LONG

Issue

It has now been three weeks since prisoners escaped from NY State penitentiary. Officials estimate there have been more than 1,000 members of law enforcement involved in the massive manhunt for the convicted murderers who escaped from a New York State prison three weeks ago.

At an estimated $1 million dollars a day, that is a lot of money, folks. NY state police is leading in the search, but other law enforcement agencies are involved in the effort, which includes US Marshals Service, FBI, the New York Department of Correction and local law enforcement.

Hillary Feels The Bern

Issue

Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton and asks all his supporters to vote for a woman President.

The long, and winding road that caused a dreadfully divisive presidential primary officially closes for the Democrats, as Senator Sanders endorses Hillary in New Hampshire.

So far, Hillary had struggled to attract young voters and its a worrisome sign as the first female Democratic presidential candidate prepares for the general election. Hoping his endorsement will turn voters around, Bernie Sanders is now offering his long-awaited endorsement.

We Don't Need No Education?

Issue

According to Chronicle conducted research, Donald J. Trump has discussed higher-education policy sparingly. That tendency has largely continued since his inauguration as President Trump and appears to be shared by Betsy DeVos, his Cabinet member and Secretary of Education. http://www.chronicle.com

October 13, 2016: Mr. Trump gives his most substantive speech on higher education, at a rally in Columbus, Ohio, where he suggests his own income-based repayment plan, and says he will “reconsider” tax-exempt endowments.

OUR INTERNET

Issue

There has been a lot of excitement surrounding the transition of the internet's critical functions from US government hand to ICANN. The Internet belongs to everyone.

Federal government bureaucrats handed the last vestiges of control to the ICANN, an Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.

The membership of this independent organization includes a myriad of governments and corporations as well as individual Internet users.

Trump Budget

Issue

President Trump's budget cuts necessary funding for Amtrak by half despite a string of deadly crashes. But it gets worse. Are you sitting down? Well, lay down for this one because there is a $554 billion cut in the US Medicare program in his released a $4.4 Trillion dollar budget.

Thos following are stories from the world's oldest news organizations and what they're reporting about the greatest and latest #Trump spending bill.

Trump's $4.4 trillion budget moves deficit sharply higher https://www.apnews.com/e50aec4820da4e30aed4bea9ff440e86

Trump budget cuts domestic programs, favors military and wall https://reut.rs/2G80m12

Trump says 'OK with me' if plan to rebuild roads founders https://www.apnews.com/d3ae66b59c8f461388d584a4bb33a322

Trump unveils infrastructure plan; uphill battle awaits in Congress https://reut.rs/2Bt54XU

Agency-by-agency highlights of Trump's 2019 budget https://www.apnews.com/56c0cf072a5446c295b179d069198e1b

Register to avoid political disaster

Issue

Federal, state and local public servants have joined political inaction committees, which are wasting our tax dollars and courting political disaster.

Voter registration is the responsibility of all the citizens of The United State of America, but only 70 percent of those who are eligible to vote have been registered.

RegistertoVote.org is committed to reaching the remaining 30 percent. They simplify the voter registration process, making it faster and easier for US citizens to get involved and become an active voice in the democratic system..