The Hispanic celebration begins this month and this Colombian-Venezuelan journalist asks himself what the hell is "Hispanic Heritage" about?
For Latin Americans, it is clear that they share a common history, mixing conquest, colonization, state formation, Catholic imaginary, Christmas ... when one travels to a city, it is normal to see Latinos going together.
Hispanic Heritage Month starts on September 15th. This is the chance to discuss about the role of Latinos in the USA.
Empieza la celebración de la hispanidad y este periodista colombovenezolano se pregunta qué carajos es eso de la “herencia hispana”.
Español, Latinoamericano o Latino de EEUU. Una reflexión sobre lo que significa ser Latino, más allá de saber hablar español.
Este 15 de septiembre empieza oficialmente el Mes de la Herencia Hispana, una fecha para discutir sobre el papel de la población hispana del país.
Según estudio reciente, la población latina de Estados Unidos representaría la 7ª economía del mundo en términos de PIB.
El sheriff Joe Arpaio logró notoriedad pública cuando estableció la polémica cárcel de la "Ciudad de las Carpas", donde los reos cumplen sus condenas al aire libre y soportan las extremas temperaturas del desierto de Arizona.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio became a notorious public figure when he established "Tent City", a temporary jail where inmates served their sentences outdoors in the extreme weather conditions of Arizona's desert.
The America First march, organized by a Hispanic man called Johnny Benitez, who has set up similar gatherings in the past, was held to honor victims of crimes committed by undocumented migrants and refugees and to protest against undocumented immigration.
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?”
Philadelphia City Councilman Derek Green credits the barrier breaking Latino lawyer and jurist Nelson Diaz as one of his key mentors.
When people my age look back on their college days, they often recall being “starving” students. But, back in a time when it was possible to complete a university education with some scholarships, a modest student loan and a part-time job, few of my peers were ever truly hungry.
News headlines are screaming about how fearful Latinos are due to moves the Trump administration is making toward stepping up deportations. These are valid concerns for many Hispanics, a majority of whom have acquaintances or family members who could be at risk.
A group of Hispanic Congressional Democrats introduced today a new project to protect “dreamers” - or undocumented youth who came to the United States as minors - from the deportation, under the name of the American Hope Act.
The new White House administration is considering a new policy that could extend the powers of the Department of Homeland Security to deportations of undocumented immigrants across the nation.
National Security Secretary John Kelly is considering denying Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to hundreds of thousands of immigrants in the United States.
El Secretario de Seguridad Nacional, John Kelly, contempla la posibilidad de negar el Estatus de Protegido Temporal (TPS) a cientos de miles de inmigrantes en Estados Unidos.
Pew Research Center Survey confirms that more and more people are supporting marital union among members of the LGBT community.
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.
Coherente con su misión desde los inicios de su carrera dentro de la compañía y con un gran conocimiento de la estructura básica y el funcionamiento de ésta, el director general de SEPTA, Jeffrey D. Knueppel, habló en exclusiva con AL DIA sobre la transformación de la empresa de transporte público de Filadelfia de cara a los retos del siglo XXI.
SEPTA has overcome a series of setbacks over the years but despite this, the city’s transit system is going toward the future. Read below for an overview of recent changes and an in-depth interview with SEPTA's General Manager Jeffrey D. Knueppel.
Juan Cartagena, president of the Puerto Rico Legal Defense and Education Fund (PRLDEF) thinks the war on drugs has had a multiplying effect on racial discrimination against Latinos.
The independent Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates that under the bill drafted by Republican senators, roughly 22 million Americans would lose their health insurance by 2026. That number includes some 6 million Latinos, 1 million of them children, according to La Raza.
My brother-in-law, a volunteer constable in a small Arkansas town, once said that the answer to the tensions and violence between motorists of color and the police was for law enforcement to treat those they are sworn to protect with respect and politeness.