The Venezuelan crisis is not a myth. Just take a look at the numbers of Venezuelans seeking asylum throughout the world to understand that it is easier to abandon everything than to succumb to the Bolivarian Revolution.
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.
The concept of “executive function” was popularized by social science research showing that young children who can control their impulses, pay attention, remember details, manage their time and plan are more likely to be successful in school.
The US Department of Justice announced Wednesday the appointment of former FBI chief Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the investigation of alleged Russian efforts to affect the 2016 election in favor of now-President Donald Trump.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) approved by Obama in 2010, was, despite its failures, his greatest national political achievement which provided health insurance to tens of millions of people and saved as many millions of families who almost fell into bankruptcy because one of their family members were sick.
The former president, who avoided saying Donald Trump’s name during Chicago speech, vowed to help young people get more active in politics and public service.
The City of Philadelphia is looking to make the government look like the city it serves.
AL DÍA News' Women at the Top Awards honored six Latina women who were making an impact on their communities around the city.
Inequality is rising. Segregation by socioeconomic class, educational attainment and race is skyrocketing. The country is generally less dynamic and more risk-averse -- when people have the opportunity to move for a better quality of life or more rewarding job, they tend to settle for staying put.
Big Dreams of Vanessa Vasquez have become a reality. The Cuban/Colombian Soprano is one of the few winners of the National Audition competition at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.
The Hispanic immigrant community has played a fundamental role in the growth of the city in the last decade. In the streets it is more and more common to hear conversations held in Spanish. However, it seems that this important trend is not reflected in universities. Why? A general crisis in the study of the humanities would be the answer. AL DÍA News spoke with professors from three of the most prominent universities in the city.
My two sons used to come home from a day at high school complaining that ludicrous accusations of racism were as common as the desks in the classrooms. I chalked it up to adolescent exaggeration.
After having spent the current academic year as a teacher surrounded by rowdy high-schoolers, I can attest that they were right.
In the hallways, at assemblies, in my classroom, “That’s racist!” was a common refrain for most of the early fall.
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.
Sozi Tulante to speak at local event honoring lawyers.
La verdad es que hay más rusos en estas historias de Trump que en una novela de Dostoievski y, como dijimos antes, es muy fácil cansarse, aburrirse, frustrarse, insensibilizarse de tanta estupidez y mala fe.
In truth, there are more Russians in these Trump stories than in a Dostoyevsky novel and, as was said before, it’s easy to get tired, frustrated, numbed, bored about the never-ending stupidity and bad faith.
Los maestros protestaron alrededor de la ciudad por falta de contratos el día de hoy.
Teachers across the city protested a lack of contract today.
CHICAGO -- In retelling last week's revelation that Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas is an illegal immigrant, civil rights metaphors have been trotted out to describe the plight of a talented young man who got caught up in an immigration mess but, through his shocking confession, has become to some people a new American hero.
Chicago-- Last week, a 10-year-old boy in Riverside, Calif., who was
charged with his father's murder said he did it to stop the daily abuse that
he, his brothers, sisters and stepmother were living with.
I'm not ashamed
to admit that when I heard that an Arizona congresswoman had been shot, my
first thought was "Please, please don't let the shooter be Hispanic."
We're two years into the startlingly disappointing
presidency of a man who courted the Latino community with the campaign promise
to pass comprehensive immigration reform.