June 29, 1988 |
Former North American Boxing Federation bantamweight champion Frankie Duarte, who has not fought since a successful title defense 366 days ago, returns to action tonight at the Country Club in Reseda against Ron Cisneros of Denver in a scheduled 10-round bout. Duarte retained his NABF crown last June with a bloody and controversial 10th-round TKO over Albert Davila at the Forum. He was stripped of the title by the NABF for refusing to defend it.
January 15, 1998 |
A federal judge in Lubbock ruled that the ex-mistress of former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Henry G. Cisneros is mentally fit to stand trial on fraud and conspiracy charges. U.S. District Judge Sam Cummings rejected defense attorney David Guinn's motion that the trial should be postponed for three months so a distraught Linda Jones could go to a mental hospital.
July 7, 1999 |
Bolstering the government's case against former Housing Secretary Henry G. Cisneros, a federal judge said Tuesday that he plans to allow prosecutors to present crucial segments of recorded phone conversations to try to show Cisneros conspired to conceal payments he made to his former mistress. Ruling from the bench after two weeks of pretrial hearings, U.S.
December 18, 1992 |
A decade ago, he was hailed as the perfect politician for the '80s--an energetic, young Latino with Harvard credentials, populist appeal and movie-idol looks. His future was never in doubt. He would be mayor, senator, vice president and--maybe, in time--President of the United States. But Henry G. Cisneros--now designated to be secretary of Housing and Urban Development--has never gotten further in elected office than his four terms as mayor of San Antonio.
December 23, 1998 |
Playboy Enterprises Inc., an adult entertainment company, said it will form a venture worth at least $100 million with Cisneros Television Group to offer its adult television channels outside North America. Playboy TV International, the venture between Chicago-based Playboy's entertainment group and the unit of Venezuela's Cisneros Group, will pay Playboy $100 million over five years for its international TV programming and trademark rights.
March 10, 1995 |
Sources familiar with the case say that Atty. Gen. Janet Reno's decision on whether to seek an independent counsel to investigate Housing and Urban Development Secretary Henry G. Cisneros hinges primarily on a legal question: What role did his allegedly misleading statements play in his appointment?
October 15, 1994 |
Atty. Gen. Janet Reno on Friday opened a "preliminary inquiry" into whether Housing and Urban Development Secretary Henry G. Cisneros misled the FBI about the amounts and timing of payments he made to a former mistress, who now is suing him for breach of contract. Cono R. Namorato, Cisneros' attorney, announced the step, which gives the government 90 days to investigate and decide whether to seek appointment of an independent counsel to pursue a full investigation.
April 28, 1993 |
The Clinton Administration asked lawmakers on Tuesday for an additional $450 million for moving poor families out of decayed housing projects and experimental efforts to aid the homeless. Housing Secretary Henry G. Cisneros said $250 million would be used to create 5,000 homes for tenants of "severely distressed" public housing. He said the remaining money would finance pilot projects for the homeless.
October 15, 1988 |
San Antonio Mayor Henry G. Cisneros, the popular Latino leader once considered as a potential Democratic vice presidential candidate, on Friday acknowledged a close, personal relationship with a woman outside his marriage but said he will try to serve the remainder of his term with dignity.
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October 20, 1988 |
1988 was supposed to be an inspiring political year for this nation's fast-growing Latino population. But it is turning out to be a year of disillusionment instead. It's bad enough that the two major presidential campaigns are doing little to bring out Latino voters or address the issues that concern them--beyond media events designed to show that Michael Dukakis speaks Spanish and George Bush has half-Latino grandchildren.