Manuel Roig-Franzia

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Sen. Marco Rubio Announces Run for President

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The GOP pool of presidential candidates keeps growing bigger, with Florida Senator Marco Rubio being the latest Republican politician to throw his hat into the ring.

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Rubio "High Risk, High Reward" as Possible Romney VP

Monday, June 25, 2012

There’s no doubt that a charismatic Latino and Tea Party favorite in a battleground state could be attractive to the Romney campaign, but Rubio comes with some baggage, including misl...

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Tough Times for Mexican Musicians

Friday, November 05, 2010

Back in late June, Mexican singer Sergio Vega was found shot to death on a highway in Sinaloa. No official motive has been determined, but many are speculating he was killed because of his music. Vega was a singer of “narcocorridos” – Mexican ranchera songs with lyrics about the drug trade – and he’s only the latest of a dozen such singers to be murdered in recent years.

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Tough Times for Mexican Musicians

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Late last month, Mexican singer Sergio Vega was found shot to death on a highway in Sinaloa. No official motive has been determined, but many are speculating he was killed because of his music. Vega was a singer of “narcocorridos” – Mexican ranchera songs with lyrics about the drug trade – and he’s only the latest of a dozen such singers to be murdered in recent years.

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