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June 2016

Three LDZ Week Concludes With Historic Linkup

Posted: June 29, 2016 at 4:40 pm   /   LDZ, NHI Programs

Last week was incredibly eventful for the National Hispanic Institute, as it held three of its Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Sessions simultaneously, as the University of San Diego, Colorado State University, and Ciudad del Saber in Panama City all hosted programs. But it was also historic, as for the first time in NHI history, […]

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LDZ Las Americas Adds Judicial Branch for First Time

Posted: June 25, 2016 at 12:52 pm   /   LDZ, NHI Programs

This report from LDZ Las Americas is from Christopher Burge. Unlike other LDZs, Las Americas has never had a judicial branch due to its small size. However, with the program growing to 120 participants in 2016, Las Americas finally had the numbers to sustain all three branches of government. During General Convention, 2016 Las Americas […]

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LDZ Las Americas Brings Multinational Leadership Together

Posted: June 23, 2016 at 4:32 pm   /   LDZ, NHI Programs

This year’s LDZ Las Americas program has brought together a distinctly international coalition to its top three posts. Kevin Zamora Gonzalez (Prepa Tec Campus Estado de México, Monterrey) was elected President, while a pair of Panama City-based students, Franco Melis Castello (Colegio Real) and Guillermo Ferrer (Colegio Isaac Rabin) won the President of the Senate […]

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