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.
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?”
Interview with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos days before the visit of Vicepresident Mike Pence to the country
Immigration is a major league policy challenge. But Congress, having recently passed a pair of bills that will accomplish nothing, is stuck playing in the minors.
An exhibition at the Artspace 1241 gallery in Philadelphia explores the symbolism of sex from the point of view of four local artists.
The United States has made clear its position for a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, trying to prevent a foreign exchange manipulation.
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) announced today that it has launched a series of initiatives including the implementation of Spanish web pages for Latin American consulates in the country so that the Hispanic community can report incidents of hate or racism.
In Washington, there is a conventional wisdom on North Korea that spans both parties and much of elite opinion. It goes roughly like this: North Korea is the world’s most bizarre country, run by a crackpot dictator with a strange haircut. He is unpredictable and irrational and cannot be negotiated with. Eventually this weird and cruel regime will collapse. Meanwhile, the only solution is more and more pressure. But what if the conventional wisdom is wrong?
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.
Lawyers and activists fanned out to airports as President Trump’s travel ban went into effect. The State Department issued new guidelines on how to enforce the “close family” test on visitors from six predominantly Muslim countries.
During the vote today, Congress will evaluate two laws that aim to combat undocumented immigration from two fronts: sanctuary cities and deportation.
Financial experts at the 1st European Investment Forum in Uruguay agreed that investment trends worldwide and in Latin America depend on new factors, including worker training and interaction by governments.
Instead of working with Democrats in a bipartisan way to improve our current health care system, Republicans passed a bill that would allow insurers to bring back discrimination against people with pre-existing conditions.
Mexico"s Foreign Minister is determined to ensure that the upcoming final day of the General Assembly of the Organization of the American States (OAS) on Wednesday will not end without any agreement on the crisis in Venezuela, the key issue that will define the success or failure of the summit.
Both leaders met in Washington and agreed to work for peace and democracy in Venezuela. With an agenda focusing on security, fighting drug trafficking and controlling illegal immigration, Varela is expected to meet today with Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly.
Former Colombian President said Monday in Bolivia that rightist populist movements around the world demonize and criminalize migrants to gain favor with their voters.
Helping young people in Philadelphia go from homelessness to hope
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.
Dear white America, have you ever wondered what people of color think of you?
By “people of color,” I mean those of us non-white Americans who used to be called “minorities.” But that was before we started to become a plurality, and eventually a majority, of the U.S. population.
There was no need for President Trump to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement to achieve his goal of overturning the Obama administration’s global warming policy. This had already occurred through court rulings and executive orders, which effectively halted higher vehicle fuel economy standards (up to 54.5 miles per gallon) and ended the Clean Power Plan program, which pushed electric utilities to shift away from coal.
Junior Pastor and youth leader Jorge Garcia is an intricate part of the his Ministry. His spiritual leadership is sorely missed.
This week, Vladmir Putin, President of Russia, gave an interview with a pool of international journalists, in which he said that the policy of sanctions towards Cuba only worked to punish the Cubans, and that Obama was on the right path.
The fourth edition of eMerge Americas will be held in Miami Beach starting on June 12 and will feature speakers such as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. The forum is aiming to make Miami the meeting place for Latin American entrepreneurs and US investors.
The Ibero-American Telecommunications Organization (OTI) on Monday started their closed-door meetings in Miami to discuss issues such as threats to freedom of expression, the US immigration policy and the regulation of online services like Netflix.