Congress was the scene on Wednesday of a bitter start to the debate on the new healthcare law with which Republicans hope to replace the healthcare reform of former President Barack Obama, and the acrimony among lawmakers presages a tough road toward approval for the plan, which is backed by President Donald Trump.
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Harvard scholar and professor of preventive medicine Miguel Ángel Martínez-González explains El País the challenge of keeping society healthy in face of aggressive food industry tactics
American Health Care Act would shrink government role in healthcare and could leave more people without insurance despite Trump administration promises
According to a recent United Nations report on Narcotics, South America continues to lead global cocaine production and consumption. But the situation is expected to improve thanks to the peace process in Colombia, reported El País.
In his speech to Congress, the president finally clarified his views on replacing the Affordable Care Act, laying out four cornerstones of a new plan
President Donald Trump on Wednesday reversed a regulation proclaimed by his predecessor, Barack Obama, obligating public schools around the country to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms and dressing rooms they prefer according to the gender with which they identify.
When an anonymous Mexican man was taken to an American hospital after a car crash, a 16-year quest began. Lying in a persistent vegetative state, he became a source of hope for thousands of families looking for lost loved ones. As reported in The Guardian.
If culture can be used as a currency to understand and serve a community, it can also be a trap, if the culture is painted with too broad a brush. We think we “know” the so-called Hispanic community -- generalizing to certain tropes about language, love of family, deference to authority figures, etc. -- and we rarely stop to question whether our initial assessments still hold true.
Si la cultura puede utilizarse como una moneda para comprender y servir a una comunidad, también puede ser una trampa, si se pinta esa cultura con una brocha demasiado gorda. Pensamos que “conocemos” a la así llamada comunidad hispana--generalizando ciertos rasgos como la lengua, el amor a la familia y la deferencia a ciertas figuras de autoridad, etc.--y nunca nos detenemos a preguntarnos si nuestras evaluaciones iniciales aún son verdaderas.
Spyware targeted proponents of Mexico's soda tax. There are worries the government used spy tools to fight policy changes.
Led by President Michelle Bachelet's administration, the "historic" initiative legalizes abortion in case of fetal infeasibility, danger to women's life or health, and pregnancy from rape. Until yesterday, Chile was one of the few countries in the world that barred abortion under all circumstances.