Born in Venezuela and naturalized American, Carolina Herrera came to design by chance when she was 42. Now she is the head of a billion-dollar global fashion empire, reports El País.
Immigration on aldianews.com
Mientras el Presidente Trump se dirigía a los Republicanos que asistieron al retiro del Gran Viejo Partido (GOP por sus siglas en inglés) en Filadelfia, varios miles de manifestantes tomaron las calles para expresar su descontento.
Mientras el presidente se enfocaba en tocar temas familiares a los de su campaña, incluyendo el ayudar a los trabajadores Americanos, acabar con la inmigración ilegal y reconstruir la fuerza armada nacional, los manifestantes estaban afuera protestando por todo: desde los derechos migratorios hasta los reproductivos.
UK prime minister launches charm offensive on arrival in Philadelphia, suggesting she will get on well with US president, reports The Guardian.
This project from NPR about life on the U.S.-Mexico border is a couple of years old, but holds up well.
Thousands booed Trump during visit to the city.
El estandarte de la campaña electoral de Trump fue la promesa de un muro que atravesara toda la frontera entre los Estados Unidos y México, cuyo costo sería tomado por el país centroamericano.
Tras su sorpresiva victoria en los comicios presidenciales, el ahora Presidente Donald Trump, demuestra ser un hombre de palabra.
The Ladies in White (Damas de Blanco), an opposition movement in Cuba founded in 2003 by wives of jailed dissidents, say that political repression is on the rise in Cuba.
President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday to strip federal funds from sanctuary cities. As Philadelphia maintains its status as a "4th Amendment" or sanctuary city, the order will prevent cities such as Philadelphia from getting access to any federal grants, blocked by the Department of Homeland Security.
In the mid 19th century, 60% of the "slave" ships crossing the Atlantic from Africa to America were owned by Spanish -mainly from Catalonia and the tiny island of Menorca. Money from illegal slave trade had a key rol in financing the banking system and industrialization of Spain.
El País interviewed Yunieski Marcos, the last Cuban immigrant to benefit from the "wet foot, dry foot" policy. The law was abolished by president Obama just days before stepping off.
La participación de empresarios españoles, principalmente catalanes, en el comercio ilegal de esclavos, permitió amasar grandes fortunas que sirvieron más tarde para financiar la banca y la industrialización de España.
Spanish newspaper El Mundo reports about the origins of Mary Anne MacLeod Trump, the mother of Donald Trump, who escaped from poverty in Scotland to find a job as house cleaner in the US, and the German roots of his father's family.
Deportations from the U.S. have fuelled the call-center industry in El Salvador by bringing an influx of English-speaking job-seekers, reports The New Yorker.
Announcement of Carlos Slim's TV channel Nuestra Visión comes as Donald Trump vows to enact protectionist policies that could plunge Mexico into economic turmoil.
Democratic Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva not only rules out the possibility of approving immigration reform under the incoming Donald Trump administration but also believes that Republican lawmakers will toughen immigration laws.Grijalva is among approximately 50 US lawmakers who have said they will not attend Trump's inauguration
Donald Trump will be sworn in today as the 45th president of the United States and face immediate pressure to deliver an inaugural address that can start to heal a divided nation and reassure an anxious world. As reported in The Guardian.
California Sunday Magazine explores how California has become a bastion of resistance to Trump.
President-elect Donald Trump has promised to make America great again and Mexico smaller. "Mexit" is coming, reports El País.
Manuel Pastor writes about Latinos and the future of American Politics in The American Prospect magazine. Defending immigrants and championing progressive economics are an imperative.
Book Review. In "The Arab of the Future", French illustrator Riad Sattouf exposes his childhood and youth in the Siria under Hafez Al-Assad using irony and a sagacious sincerity.
Crítica de libro. En "El Árabe del Futuro", el ilustrador sirio-francés Riad Sattouf narra su infancia y juventud en la Siria de Hafez Al-Assad con sagaz irionía y con la verdad siempre por delante.
The practice of slavery during Colonial times brought many African people to the Latin American continent. In countries like Brazil, Colombia and Uruguay, Blacks account for a big proportion of the population. But why are there no black people in Argentina?
The elimination of the "Wet foot, dry foot" policy is causing massive uncertainty, confusion and frustration.
Obama Ends Exemption for Cubans Who Arrive Without Visas
The Guardian visited an immigration detention center in Pennsylvannia and asked the children incarcerated about their Christmas wishes. They all wish the same: freedom.