The novel Bless Me, Ultima inspired an entire generation of Mexican-American authors in the 1970s.
Until her death on March 25, Alatorre asserted that division was the worst enemy of the underprivileged. A legend of the Chicano movement is gone.
It is the 50th anniversary of the writer’s death, a traveler and a beat rebel who crossing the border was a hallucinated path to a lost paradise for. What was Kerouac’s Mexican refuge?
The Ballet legend that gave life to "Giselle," dies at 98.
Trump faces again the consequences of his insensitivity.
Trump se enfrenta de nuevo a las consecuencias de su insensibilidad.
Candido Rios Vazquez became the 10th journalist killed in Mexico so far this year. Most were working on uncovering political corruption and organized crime issues.
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.
Congressman Adriano Espaillat (New York) and Rep. Dwight Evans of Pennsylvania have introduced a bill that will fight the resurgence of racial hatred in the United States.
El futuro de la estatua del polémico ex comisario de policía y alcalde Frank Rizzo está en el banquillo, especialmente después de las manifestaciones de la semana pasada en Charlottesville, Virginia, que empezaron como una protesta en contra de la retirada de un monumento al general Confederado Robert E. Lee.
The future of a statue in the likeness of highly contentious former police commissioner and mayor Frank Rizzo is on the fritz, particularly after this past week’s rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia which began as a protest to keep a memorial to Confederate General Robert E. Lee from being removed.
As part of an effort to curb prison violence, the leftist government has imposed a militarized administration in roughly half of Venezuela's penal institutions. US Vice President Mike Pence said Monday in Cartagena, Colombia, that Venezuela is a failed state that threatens the security and prosperity of the entire hemisphere.
Mexican-American musician and activist Alejandro Escovedo elucidates on his immigrant roots, his take on the government, his brush with death, and how the stories he feels compelled to compose transcend the genre of rock and roll. Escovedo will be strumming alongside Texan legend Joe Ely at Ardmore Music Hall on August 19th, 2017.
Peruvian writer Diego Trelles presented his new book "The Infinite Procession", a political novel that explores the backdrop of post-dictatorship Peru.
Before 11-month-old Charlie Gard died in Britain last week from complications of a rare disease, his short life triggered debate about when it’s appropriate to stop treating patients and allow them to die.
For those of us who had hoped that American attitudes toward death were shifting in ways that would promote a wider reconstruction of the health care system, there’s discouraging news from Health Affairs, the pre-eminent journal of health policy. It devotes its latest issue to “end-of-life” care and finds that -- at least so far -- the power to make health care more compassionate and cost-effective is limited.
El poeta llegó a México con sus padres cuando tenía 15 años, tras la caída del ejército republicano en la guerra civil española. Considerado uno de los máximos exponentes de la poesía y el pensamiento mexicanos, Xirau fue, según su amigo Octavio Paz, "un puente entre América y Europa."
The Barcelona native was 15 when his family fled Spain for Mexico following the defeat of the Republican side in the 1936-1939 civil war. He was considered one of the most profound scholars of Mexican poetry.
The career accomplishments of Kelley Hodge situate her well for the vital mission she volunteered to undertake over the next five-plus months.
Entre los diez inmigrantes fallecidos se ha identificado a un 'Dreamer' de 20 años que había sido deportado a Guatemala por cometer crímenes.
Among the dead was a so-called Dreamer, a migrant brought to the United States as a young child. Another 30 undocumented immigrants packed in the trailer were still alive but gasping from the lack of oxygen and the sweltering heat. They were taken to nearby hospitals where 17 are in critical condition.
I’ve given birth to three babies, shattered my wrist, broken my tailbone twice, gotten tattooed, and, once, when I was suspected of having contracted West Nile Virus, had two consecutive spinal taps (one failed) in the name of advancing medical students’ knowledge while securing a diagnosis.
Chester Bennington allegedly committed suicide.
A recent survey on the public’s view of national institutions elicited headlines that suggested a tale of backwardness and ignorance. One example: “Majority of Republicans Think Higher Education is Bad for America.”
The reality is more complex.
Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace Prize winner in 2010, suffered from an aggressive cancer at age 61 while in prison.