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Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim: Trump presidency Might Be Good For Mexico

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Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said a Donald Trump presidency could be good news for Mexico — and warned that the president-elect could cost the U.S. its place as the world’s leader.

“I would be more worried if I were an American,” he said in an interview with Bloomberg Television on Thursday. “If you are going to close the economy, it is bad. He has the risk to lose the international leadership of the United States,” said Slim, who is one of the world’s richest people.

The U.S.’s main challenge today, he said, is losing its leading position in the global tech arena.

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Rep. Rosario Is The Only CT Latino To Vote In The Election That Counts – The Electoral College

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When a new president is officially elected on Dec. 19, Christopher Rosario, a Bridgeport resident who until three years ago had never run for office, will be the only Hispanic in Connecticut casting a vote.

“It is definitely an honor,” said Rosario, a Bridgeport native who was one of the state’s seven Democratic state party leaders nominated to the Electoral College to represent Hillary Clinton.

On Nov. 8, Rosario was re-elected to the state House of Representatives, but his name did not appear on the general election ballot under the presidential column. However, every vote cast for Democrat Hillary Clinton and her vice presidential running mate Tim Kaine ...

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CT Democrats Groom Latinos For Political Arena

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Their interests, backgrounds and where they live are diverse, but Isabel Ceballos of Simsbury, Maria Nazario of Chaplin, Emilio Estrella of South Windsor, Leopoldo Nazzaro of New London and Nitza Diaz-Candelo of New Haven share a common aspiration.

Each wants to play a significant role in fields such as education, public service, human resources and government to help move the state’s growing Latino population toward greater economic, social and political empowerment.

Nazario, who is of Puerto Rican descent and works for the Windham schools, cited the “importance of being a Latino in Connecticut now” as motivation for wanting to effectively contribute to the conversation when issues of concern ...

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