One of the most intriguing mysteries of Latin American culture is what happened to the Maya civilization. How come after over 3,000 years of history, from about 2, 500 BC to 950 AD, most of the glorious Maya centers in Mesoamerica were abandoned? Before the arrival of the Europeans in the 1500’s magnificent cities like Tikal in Guatemala and Copán in Honduras had all but disappeared; left uninhabited, they were covered by thick jungle growth, hidden throughout the mountains and the lowlands.
Riddle me this: How can the so-called elite media be so self-absorbed and still have so little self-awareness?
Today’s journalists too often make themselves the story. If a reporter gets arrested at a protest, he’ll be on the Sunday shows doing what he is not supposed to be doing: expressing his opinion.
More emphasis is placed on the financial bottom line instead of the cultural and historical meaning of the holiday
There was bound to be a political commotion when the Trump administration released its 2018 budget.
As President Donald Trump touts job creation for Americans as a top priority, his son's Virginia winery is seeking permission to hire foreign workers to cultivate its grapes.
The Banana Growers Association of Colombia (Augura) is applying a strategy to restore Uraba, the country's principal producer of the fruit and a region stigmatized by violence.
Suffragettes, protesters, speakers and leaders - from Ana Roqué Géigel de Duprey and Luisa Capetillo in the late 1800s to Mariposa Fernández and Monica Carrillo in our current times - since the beginning of the 20th century, women have had to fight for their place in society as equal individuals, in front of a oppressive masculine society and a convenient feminine one.
Among President Donald Trump’s first acts was an order withdrawing from the TPP. This fulfilled Trump’s campaign promise to torpedo the high-profile agreement between the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries, led by Japan and Mexico. As important, it symbolized Trump’s conviction that ineptly negotiated trade agreements are at the core of America’s economy’s problems.
Bruce Langhorne, habitual colaborador de Bob Dylan y conocido como el hombre que inspiró al célebre artista a componer su clásico "Mr. Tambourine Man", falleció a los 78 años el pasado viernes en Venice (California) de un fallo renal, informó hoy la web especializada Rolling Stone.
CHICAGO -- Last week the White House announced it was forming what it called the first-ever council to address the unique challenges of rural America. The best news coverage the proclamation got was a mock story at the top of Comedy Central's political website.