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Decision on Marriage Equality Guarantees a Constitutional Right for Same Sex Marriage

The Democratic Hispanic Caucus of Florida celebrates the victory of love and equality for all Americans in today’s 5 to 4 Supreme Court ruling in support of Marriage Equality. It is time to hear the voices of all Americans who wish to exercise their civil right to marry who they love no matter what gender they may be. We, the Hispanic Caucus, believe in diversity and inclusion and today was a victory for the 1.4 million Latino members of the LGBT community and their families. “Decisions about marriage are among the most intimate that an individual can make.

Corte Suprema Garantiza el Derecho Constitucional al Matrimonio a Personas del Mismo Sexo

El Caucus Hispano Demócrata de la Florida celebra la victoria del amor y la igualdad para todos los estadounidenses con la decisión 5-4 de la Corte Suprema en apoyo a la igualdad de matrimonio. Es el momento de escuchar las voces de todos los estadounidenses que deseen ejercer su derecho civil de casarse con quien ellos aman, sin importar su orientación sexual. Nosotros, el Caucus Hispano, creemos en la diversidad y la inclusión, y hoy fue una victoria para los 1.4 millones de latinos miembros de la comunidad LGBT y sus familias.

Winn Dixie to Donate All Profits on 4th of July to Wounded Warrior Project®

• Every cent of every dollar of profit raised this Independence Day across Southeastern Grocers will help support Wounded Warrior Project’s (WWP) Independence Program • Customers donate simply by shopping on 4th of July at all BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie stores • Customers also can make personal donations at every checkout across all stores • Southeastern Grocers operates nearly 800 grocery stores in eight states – Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, North and South Carolina

Winn Dixie Donará Todas las Ganancias del 4 de julio a Wounded Warrior Project®

• Cada centavo de cada dólar de las ganancias recaudadas este Día de la Independencia en todas las tiendas de Southeastern Grocers serán destinados a apoyar el programa del Día de la Independencia de la asociación Wounded Warrior Project (WWP)®. • Simplemente con comprar el 4 de julio en todos los supermercados BI-LO, Harveys y Winn-Dixie los clientes están donando • Los clientes también pueden hacer donaciones en cada caja registradora de todos los supermercados

U.S. Census data: Florida's growth last year driven by Hispanics

ORLANDO, Fla. — Hispanic residents made up almost half of Florida's population growth last year, and the age gap between Florida's white and minority residents continued to widen, according to figures released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Florida grew by more than 290,000 residents from July 2013 to July 2014, and more than 141,000 of those new residents were Hispanic.

Backing into your own driveway could cost you under proposed bill before Jacksonville Council

For those who prefer to back vehicles into their driveways, a proposal pending before City Council would make it illegal to park their cars that way unless their license plate information is clearly visible from the street. The proposed bill is aimed at cracking down on the visual blight that occurs when vehicle owners store cars that don’t work on their property.

Armada vs. Boca Juniors

The Jacksonville Armada FC will host their first-ever international friendly match at EverBank Field at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 27 against world-renowned Argentinian soccer club Boca Juniors. The match, which will be broadcast locally on CW17, will also be shown to a potential TV audience of 20 million Boca Juniors fans throughout South America by Boca Juniors’ television partners as well as internationally and on the North American Soccer League and Armada FC web streams. The clubs will play for the International Community Cup, presented by Community First Credit Union.

Armada vs. Boca Juniors

El Jacksonville Armada FC será anfitrión de su primer amistoso internacional en el EverBank Field en 18:00 el sábado, 27 de junio contra un club de fútbol argentino de renombre mundial, Boca Juniors.

Patricia Elvir

This column, “Who’s who?” by Colombian author Mario Bahamón Dussán seeks to highlight and make widely known the work of North Florida’s Hispanic residents who are involved in outstanding activities in our society. Eco Latino: Where were you born and who are the members of your family?

¿Quién es quién? Patricia Elvir

Esta columna, “¿Quién es quién?”, a cargo del escritor colombiano Mario Bahamón Dussán, busca resaltar y divulgar la labor de los latinos residentes en el Norte de Florida, destacados en actividades útiles a nuestra sociedad: Empresarios, doctores, artistas, deportistas, industriales, intelectuales, militares, educadores, científicos, periodistas, servidores públicos, comunicadores sociales, etc. En esta edición, Eco Latino, quiere destacar a la pediatra, Patricia Elvir, residente en San Agustín. Eco Latino: ¿De dónde eres y cómo está conformado tu grupo familiar?