California is facing off with the Trump administration over a total fantasy that has survived this long only because both political parties have an interest in keeping it alive.
Environmentalists and human rights protesters gathered in front of Miami Seaquarium on Tuesday, which marked the 47th anniversary of the capture of Lolita, a killer whale that has long been at the center of an international animal rights campaign.
With the ceremony of installation of the Constituent Assembly in Venezuela this Friday, the unconstitutionality and arrogance of the Chavez regime condemn the country to international political isolation.
The career accomplishments of Kelley Hodge situate her well for the vital mission she volunteered to undertake over the next five-plus months.
Kelley B. Hodge fue designada la semana pasada Fiscal de Distrito de Filadelfia de forma provisional.
El drama que muchas mujeres viven en los burdeles de Ciudad Juárez visto por el lente de la artista hispana Ada Trillo.
Artist Ada Luisa Trillo’s latest exhibit, photographs in the brothels of Juarez, Mexico, examines how women become entangled in sex work and what can be done to get them where they want to be.
Sharon López ha dedicado su vida al servicio de causas nobles: de activista por los derechos de las comunidades excluidas pasó a ser una abogada que desde los tribunales ha promovido la excelencia, inclusión y diversificación de su profesión. Este año asumió como presidenta de la PBA, la organización de abogados más importante de Pensilvania.
The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) has decided to change its name to "UnidosUS".
The tough dispute over House Bill 2281 has reached the Federal Court in Arizona, where a lawsuit alleges that the law prohibiting the Mexican-American public school curriculum is discriminatory.
El pomposo y vicioso fiscal se declara culpable de cargos de corrupción en el octavo día de un proceso penal federal sin precedentes. Las autoridades se llevan al fiscal en cuestión a prisión, enmanillado... Así transcurrió otro capítulo de la sórdida saga de Seth Williams, el ex fiscal de distrito (D.A.) de Filadelfia.
The pompous, pilfering prosecutor pleads guilty to corruption charges on the eighth day of his unprecedented federal criminal trial. Authorities haul this prosecutor off to prison in handcuffs…another segment in the sordid saga of Seth Williams – Philadelphia’s now former District Attorney.
El País interviewed American entrepeneur and Internet activist Eli Pariser about fake news and the use of viral content in social media.
Si usted siente que después de las elecciones pasadas son los pacientes los que dirigen el manicomio, créame, no es el único. El lunático número uno es, sin duda, el mismo presidente, quien la semana pasada en Miami demostró una vez más que su concepto (o su comprensión) de la realidad no pasa de los “reality shows”.
If you feel that after the last election the inmates are running the asylum, you are not alone. The main lunatic seems to be the president himself, who last week in Miami showed once again that his concept (or his grasp) of reality does not go beyond, well, very bad “reality shows.”
Bernardo Cuero Bravo, a prosecutor of the National Association of Afro Descendants (Afrodes), was murdered in Malambo, a city in the northern province of Atlantico. He was an activist who defended victims of the armed conflict.
When the next financial crisis hits -- an event that may be years or decades away -- we will learn whether this Congress and the president drew the right lessons from the 2008-09 financial crisis. Congress is arguing over whether government can avoid “bailouts” of large financial institutions and still prevent a full-blown crisis. With all of President Trump’s trials and tribulations, hardly anyone is paying attention.
“Elián,” a recently released documentary about the saga of Elián González, the little Cuban castaway that became a worldwide cause célèbre 17 years ago, is bringing back painful memories of the Cold War-induced bitter political battle between South Florida Cuban-Americans and Cubans on the island. At a time when President Trump seems poised to reverse Barack Obama’s measures and go back to a Cuba policy of hostility and irrationality, the film becomes even more distressing.
Nine scientists have been dismissed from the EPA’s 18-person Board of Scientific Counselors—ostensibly to include more voices from regulated industries, though the scientists say their work was apolitical and did not involve regulations. The US government has also postponed an important meeting scheduled for Tuesday to determine whether the country should or should not withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change, a matter that President Donald Trump promised to decide this month.
The best thing about President Barack Obama’s historic presidency is that it’s over. We can now look back on it -- and him -- in far fonder terms than it was experienced live.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania honors a National Book Award winner, history advocates, while revealing a new exhibit
Mensaje a todos esos que en Puerto Rico se rasgaron las vestiduras escandalizados, según ellos, por las piedras lanzadas --sabrá Dios por quién—durante la marcha del 1ro. de mayo en San Juan, y que son los mismos que trataron de restar importancia a las 200,000 personas que protestaron pacíficamente las extremas medidas de austeridad y la junta imperial de control fiscal que decide su futuro: ustedes, o vergonzosamente desconocen la realidad de su nación o han sido cómplices en su creación.
Puerto Rico on Wednesday sought relief under a law enacted to help the United States commonwealth restructure its massive debt load, paving the way for what could be the largest-ever bankruptcy case involving a US local government entity.
Message to all those self-righteous individuals in Puerto Rico who made a show of being scandalized by the stones thrown –God knows by whom—during the May 1st march in San Juan, while minimizing the 200,000 people who peacefully protested the extreme austerity measures and the imperial federal control board deciding their future: You must either ignore your nation’s reality or be complicit in its creation. In either case, shame on you.
The COSCO Development, a huge container vessel, on Tuesday became the largest ship to date to traverse the newly expanded locks of the Panama Canal.