Category: History

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight
October 2, 2019 Hispanic Heritage Month,History,RNHA News Articles RNHA NEWS

The Republican National Hispanic Assembly is honored to recognize one of its own, Richard S. Figueroa, our RNHA National Business Executive Director. Rick Figueroa was raised by a single mother in public housing in Bay City, TX, the youngest of 8 children. In addition to serving on the Trump-Pence 2020 Campaign’s Latinos for Trump Advisory
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National Hispanic Heritage Spotlight
October 1, 2019 Faith,Hispanic Heritage Month,History,Latest,RNHA News Articles RNHA NEWS

The RNHA is honored to recognize during National Hispanic Heritage Month, the lifelong achievement of one of our distinguished leaders, Elisa Marie Slider. Elisa M. Slider is the Vice Chairwoman of the Republican National Hispanic Assembly.  She also serves as Advisory Board Member for President Trump at his Latinos for Trump Board. She also serves
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Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight
September 28, 2019 Hispanic Heritage Month,History,Latest RNHA NEWS

The Republican National Hispanic Assembly acknowledges the achievement in history of Jenniffer “JGO” González-Colón, Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico, USA. Jenniffer “JGO” González-Colón was elected November 8th, 2016 as Puerto Rico’s sole Representative to the U.S. Congress, known as Resident Commissioner. The first woman to hold the office, Ms. Gonzalez-Colón received the most votes (over
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Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight
September 25, 2019 Hispanic Heritage Month,History,Latest,RNHA News Articles RNHA NEWS

The Republican National Hispanic Assembly proudly acknowledges Jeanette M. Núñez.  Of Cuban-American descent, Jeanette was born and raised in Miami, Florida. She was elected as Florida’s First Hispanic Female Lieutenant Governor of Florida in 2018. She previously served as a State Representative of the Florida House of Representatives from 2010 to 2018 and was named
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Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight
September 23, 2019 Hispanic Heritage Month,History,Latest,RNHA News Articles RNHA NEWS

The first Latino Presidential candidate was Benjamin ‘Ben’ Fernandez, who was none other than the First Chairman and Co-Founder of the Republican National Hispanic Assembly.  Ben Fernandez was an American politician, financial consultant, and special ambassador. He was a renown Republican Leader who ran for President of the United States three times; once in 1980,
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Hispanic Heritage Spotlight
September 23, 2019 Hispanic Heritage Month,History,Latest,RNHA News Articles RNHA NEWS

The Republican National Hispanic Assembly is honored to recognize the memory and heroism of one of our own, MSG. Roy P. Benavidez. On one fateful day in Vietnam, Master Sergeant Roy P. Benavidez became special operations legend with actions that ultimately resulted in him receiving the Medal of Honor, awarded by our beloved Republican President,
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Hispanic Heritage Spotlight
September 22, 2019 Hispanic Heritage Month,History,Latest,RNHA News Articles,Videos RNHA NEWS

The lives of Marco’s parents were forever changed in 1956 when they came to America from Cuba. Early on, Mario and Oria Rubio struggled being in the United States and wondered whether they had made the right decision. But in the decades that followed, America proved to be that shining city on the hill as
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Hispanic Heritage Spotlight
September 20, 2019 Hispanic Heritage Month,History,Latest,RNHA News Articles RNHA NEWS

José Celso Barbosa, a doctor and a politician, was born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico in 1857. He received his medical degree from the University of Michigan.  In 1899, he founded the Republican Party of Puerto Rico making him known within Puerto Rico as the “father of the Statehood for Puerto Rico movement.” He was a
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Hispanic Heritage Spotlight
September 16, 2019 Hispanic Heritage Month,History,Latest,Press Releases,RNHA News Articles RNHA NEWS

Foremost, Daniel is a Christian, a family man and a passionate defender of the American dream – he is a tireless champion for economic freedom and a defender of the individual rights enumerated in America’s Founding Charters.   Hispanic culture means a spirit of service to others (especially the vulnerable, the outcast and the least
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Conservative Hispanic Spotlight
September 15, 2019 Hispanic Heritage Month,History,Latest,Press Releases,RNHA News Articles,White House RNHA NEWS

Jennifer S. Korn is Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of the Office of Public Liaison.  In this role, Jennifer ensures the White House is building and strengthening coalitions with constituencies across the country, including the Hispanic community. Formerly, Jennifer served as Deputy Political Director at the Republican National Committee (RNC), managing the
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