With so much sad news coming from the U.S.-Mexico border, AL DÍA News has selected three books that tell us the immigrant stories that illustrate the humanitarian crisis enveloping the area.
Janet N. Gold arrived in Honduras for the first time in 1971 to teach at the American School. She new almost nothing about the country. Forty years later, she has published a new book about modern Honduran literature.
All across the West, we’re seeing the rise of angry, resentful, nationalist, xenophobic and racist movements — movements made up mostly of low-information voters, says Jason Brennan, professor of Philosophy at Georgetown university, in his book, "Against Democracy".
The United Nations has launched “HERstory,” a book that pays tribute to women’s participation in the development of the global organization.
Writer and activist Darnell L. Moore is in Philadelphia presenting his book, “No Ashes in the Fire,” an autobiography inspired by his traumatic experience growing up black and gay in Camden, New Jersey.
AL DÍA News has selected four books that will provide the leader a closer look into the experience of migration in the United States.
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the murder of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy as he campaigned for the presidency.
In Alfredo Corchado’s latest work, "Homelands: Four Friends, Two Countries, and the Fate of the Great Mexican-American Migration," the author traces the Mexican-American migration story through his own experience and that of three friends he first met in Philadelphia 30 years ago.
In her latest book, California reporter Lauren Markham tells the odyssey of twins Ernesto and Raúl Flores, who fled violence in El Salvador and crossed the border alone to reach the United States.
El próximo sábado 28 de abril varias librerías independientes de Filadelfia celebrarán el Día Nacional de las Librerías Independientes. AL DÍA habló con algunas de ellas sobre el reto de promover la afición a la lectura, especialmente entre los latinos.
Next Saturday, April 28, is Independent Bookstore Day. AL DIA News spoke to indie bookstores in Philadelphia about their efforts to promote reading books among our communities, especially among Latinos.
A Spanish family will tour Latin America in a library-school on wheels, which will allow them to discover the educational modes in the most remote areas of the South American continent and serve as an inspiration to other teachers.
The Muslim community of Catalunya expressed on Monday its repulsion towards the terrorist attacks last Thursday. Hours earlier, Catalan police confirmed the death of the author of the attack on the Rambla, which killed 15 people and left more than 100 injured.
Seen as a symbol of Feminism in Mexico, acclaimed Mexican novelist Angeles Mastretta admits she is active on the social networks and writes practically every day, even when she doesn't have any ideas for a possible new novel.
A day or so after Sonia Sotomayor’s biography, “My Beloved World” was released, I got a call from a New York Times reporter asking me how well the book would sell. She jumped in to the first question: “Why don’t Latinos read?”
A manifestation of white supremacists in Virginia reveals that words are the most sensitive weapon of politics.
Del Rio is considered one of the deans of political cartooning, and in the 1960s and 1970s he published "Los Supermachos", and "Los Agachados," two humorous strips with critical views on Mexican politics and the regime dominated by the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI).
Trump destituyó a Comey en mayo, cuando este lideraba la investigación del FBI para esclarecer los presuntos nexos entre funcionarios rusos y la campaña presidencial del magnate, un asunto que el Congreso también aborda. Su sucesor, Cristopher Wray, juró su cargo este miércoles ante el Senado.
I savored the recent news that Immigration and Customs Enforcement plans to send thousands of immigration agents to so-called “sanctuary cities” to round up illegal immigrants.
El poeta llegó a México con sus padres cuando tenía 15 años, tras la caída del ejército republicano en la guerra civil española. Considerado uno de los máximos exponentes de la poesía y el pensamiento mexicanos, Xirau fue, según su amigo Octavio Paz, "un puente entre América y Europa."
The Barcelona native was 15 when his family fled Spain for Mexico following the defeat of the Republican side in the 1936-1939 civil war. He was considered one of the most profound scholars of Mexican poetry.
An exhibition at the Artspace 1241 gallery in Philadelphia explores the symbolism of sex from the point of view of four local artists.
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.
If US and Cuba make a step backwards in their diplomatic relations, Hemingway's legacy can be "in danger" , warn the academics at the 16th International Colloquium Ernest Hemingway in Havana.
Argentine reporter Leila Guerriero knows how to deal with writing feature stories, that style often being used in Latin America to write about conflict and more marginal stories, but she is now bringing that kind of writing to science and innovation.