New releases and invaluable discoveries in the Latin American music scene.
The Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce held the "State of Hispanic Business," a symposium dedicated to the current business climate for Latino-owned businesses in the Philadelphia region.
If you want to understand why the tax code is so hard to overhaul, consider the case of the mortgage interest deduction. The issue is so sensitive that the House and Senate are dealing with it in completely opposite ways.
According to Department of Homeland Security figures, of the 154,000 Dreamers, between 21,000 and 22,000 did not renew their DACA eligibility or did not renew it in time, and now the program's protection against deportation and the authorization to work have lapsed.
A new survey revealed that 45 percent of educational institutions in the country have registered a drop in enrollment of international students for the period that is just beginning.
Since last September 5, when President Trump repealed DACA, thousands of "dreamers" have lost the protection of the program.
According to information provided by the Office of Emergency Management of Philadelphia (OEM), a shelter is the most pressing need that families from Puerto Rico are facing.
The Daily Pennsylvanian, a media made up of students from the University of Pennsylvania, wants its Alma Mater to stand in solidarity with the victims of Hurricane Maria.
The COP23, attended by 25,000 participants from 200 countries, started on the 6th and will close on the 17th. One of the dominant slogans has been denouncing the decision of the president of the United States, Donald Trump, to abandon the Paris Agreement.
The Venezuelan economic crisis has reached the point of no return when the rating agency Standard & Poors declared the Caribbean country in credit default, better known as "partial default", given the government's inability to settle debts with its investors.
On a sunny Friday afternoon 50-years ago this week two monumental events occurred in Philadelphia, one distinctive, the other despicable.
Myanmar denies citizenship to the Rohingyas, a Muslim minority - considering them illegal immigrants from Bangladesh - and imposes multiple restrictions on them including restrictions on their movement. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday is scheduled to visit Myanmar to meet with the country's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to discuss the conflict.
More than 90 percent of countries with higher-income populations offer treatment to cancer patients, while in low-income countries the proportion is less than 30 percent, Mexican president said at the World Cancer Leaders' Summit, the first to be held in Latin America, has brought together 300 experts from 70 countries to discuss ways to combat this plague in the future.
A Pew Research Center analysis finds a decrease in the share of U.S. Latinos who speak Spanish at home.
Last week, I spent about $2 on a tube of ChapStick lip balm for one of my students who showed up to school with a mouth so dry and cracked that his bottom lip was bloody.
For Latinos, the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s election marks the day when a demagogue who treated the nation’s largest minority like a pinata was rewarded with the highest office in the land.
The mass media corporation has launched its Latino-focused digital platform.
John Fetterman has earned national recognition for his efforts to revitalize Braddock, Pennsylvania, where he has been mayor since 2005.
These are terrible, uncertain times in which horrific, senseless violence has become a matter of routine. Mass shootings, despite the unbearable pain and terror they inflict on families and communities, are rapidly turning into some kind of horrible “new normal.”
“At the time, I said to myself what I was doing was O.K. because I never showed a woman my dick without asking first, which is also true.” - Louis C.K.
Violence against women in Mexico has motivated one young college student to design high heel shoes with canisters of pepper spray incorporated into the heels as a self-defense accessory.
Since it became a free country moving away from the old Yugoslavia in the early nineties, Croatia has had a national team that has been amongst planet’s football top entertainers.
"Bullets at the Border" aims to bring renewed attention to two fatal shootings by Border Patrol agents and to a third death blamed on negligence by US Customs and Border Protection personnel.
Pope Francis took the decision on the grounds that no benefit derived from the sale of tobacco can be justified if it is costing people their lives.
This weekend, find out why Philadelphia isn’t a cultural wasteland.