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NY TIMES: Futuro Fund raises cash from wealthy Hispanic donors, including Cuban-American trial lawyer from Miami

Cuban-American trial lawyer, Ralph G. Patino, of Miami, is mentioned in a NY Times article as a big donor to the Futuro Fund, a group that seeks to raise the profile of Hispanics nationwide by giving big bucks to politicians. The group is led by a trio of prominent Hispanics: Henry R. Muñoz III, of San Antonio, Andrés W. López, a Puerto Rican lawyer with two Harvard degrees and "Desperate Houswives" actress Eva Longorio, reports the Times.