chavez chavez  /ˈʃɑ vɛz/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) Mexican composer of nationalistic works using themes from Indian folk music (1899-1978)
  2. (n) United States labor leader who organized farm workers (born 1927)

News

  1. Detective believed Tera Chavez was executed

    In 2007, then-APD Officer Levi Chavez walked into the Valencia County Sheriff's Office and sat down with Detective Aaron Jones. Jones recorded that interview. Prosecutors played the recording for jurors in court Wednesday as Chavez kept his head down. "Who do you think would have had any motive to kill her?" Jones asked Chavez in the recording. "Nobody," Chavez said.  "On my side?  Nobody." The ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KOAT Albuquerque

  2. Cesar Chavez Film to Avoid Immigration Debate

    The backers of a new film about the Mexican-American activist Cesar Chavez are largely avoiding the overriding Latino issue of the moment — immigration reform.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. Chavez sues over insurance settlement

    Jockey Jorge Chavez, who has not ridden since going down in a spill on Dec. 4, 2011, at Aqueduct in New York, has filed a lawsuit against the insurance company covering riders at New York racetracks seeking a lump sum payout of nearly $1 million.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

Quotes

  1. "It's unlikely that as a consequence of me shaking hands or that having a polite conversation with Mr. Chavez that we endanger the strategic interests of the United States," Obama added over the weekend.
    on Apr 20, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

  2. "President Hugo Chavez, I think there is an essential principle to dialogue, and that is, to respect and be respected, we should be careful not to fall into insults," Zapatero said.
    on Nov 12, 2007 By: Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero Source: FOXNews

  3. On Monday, Robertson told his audience, "You know, I don't know about this doctrine of assassination, but if [Chavez] thinks we're trying to assassinate him, I think that we really ought to go ahead and do it. It's a whole lot cheaper than starting...
    on Aug 24, 2005 By: Pat Robertson Source: Feminist Majority Foundation

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