How Working Hard and Saying 'Yes' Paid Off

How did Luis Aguilar go from corporate lawyer to savvy businessman to SEC commissioner? Here's his story.

SEC Commissioner Luis Aguilar told DiversityInc how he used his experiences and skills as a lawyer to run the Latin America division of a large asset-management firm, where he broke out of the mold of attorney and built a reputation as a savvy businessman.


Houston Astros All-Stars from Puerto Rico Skip White House Visit

Carlos Correa and Carlos Beltrán did not join the team to meet with President Trump.

Houston Astros' Carlos Correa holds the Puerto Rican flag following the World Series win.

Major League Baseball's Houston Astros visited President Trump at the White House on Monday to celebrate the 2017 World Series victory, but All-Star shortstop Carlos Correa didn't join them.

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Big Names, High Hopes for Multi-Racial 'Wrinkle in Time'

"It's wonderful that we're reflecting the world that we're living in today, and in the wake of 'Black Panther,' I feel like we could be the spiritual sister," said British actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw, who plays Meg's mother in "A Wrinkle in Time."

Cast members (L-R) Oprah Winfrey, Storm Reid, Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling pose at the premiere of "A Wrinkle in Time." / REUTERS

(Reuters) — A month after "Black Panther" showcased Black excellence in the form of a superhero movie, "A Wrinkle in Time" is hoping to do the same through a beloved American children's novel.

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Puerto Rican Beltran to Skip Astros' White House Visit

Beltran, a native of Puerto Rico, said that he was disappointed in the U.S. response to Hurricane Maria.

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(Reuters) — Recently retired Carlos Beltran will skip the Major League champion Houston Astros' visit to the White House, he said on Tuesday, citing family reasons while also criticising the United States government and agencies.

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U.S. Border Agents Detain Mexican Girl Being Rushed to Hospital

A 10-year-old Mexican girl with cerebral palsy living undocumented in Texas was in federal custody on Thursday after the ambulance rushing her to surgery had to pass through a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint.

Rosa Maria Hernandez / Courtesy of De La Cruz family via ABC News

(Reuters) — A 10-year-old Mexican girl with cerebral palsy living illegally in Texas was in federal custody on Thursday after the ambulance rushing her to surgery had to pass through a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint, a family attorney and government officials said.

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Discrimination Against Latinos in United States Has Risen, Study Says

Correlation between discrimination and anti-immigrant policies "chilling" following President-elect Donald Trump's hard-line immigration proposals.

Protesters hold up signs during a march and rally against the United States President-elect Donald Trump in Los Angeles, California, December 18, 2016. / REUTERS

(Reuters) — Most Latinos in the United States say they have suffered discrimination, more than twice as many who said so a decade earlier, according to recent research.

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Trump Won More Latino Votes than Romney in 2012

Unexpectedly, Latino voters in Florida, a critical state to win the election, favored Trump in a greater margin than in other states.

Donald Trump secured more Latino votes than Republican candidate Mitt Romney did in his 2012 presidential bid, reports show.

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National Hispanic Heritage Month Timeline and Facts & Figures

How can Latinos, one of America's fastest growing demographics, influence your business success? View our Hispanic Heritage timeline and facts to find out.

National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated annually from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 by recognizing the history, culture and contributions of Latino Americans. Hispanic Heritage Week was commemorated in 1968 by President Lyndon Johnson and expanded to a month in 1988.

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