The Honduran-born and Philly-based author, Allan Fajardo, talked to AL DÍA about his recently published novel that reveals the history of Honduras and the experience of being an immigrant.
There has been an explosion of apprehension of family units from Central America during the Trump presidency and this is leading to great strain on the system.
El Hondureño y residente de Filadelfia, Allan Fajardo, nos habló de su novela, en la cual revela la historia de Honduras y la experiencia de ser inmigrante.
Fox News sees us like this and so do their bosses of the Trump administration, arrogant in their bottomless ignorance and contempt for other nations, immigrants, women and people of color.
Fox News nos ve así y también lo hacen sus jefes, es decir la administración de Trump, arrogantes en su ignorancia y desprecio hacia otras naciones, los inmigrantes, las mujeres y las personas de color.
La autora cubanoamericana Alexandra Díaz ofrece una ventana al viaje migratorio de niños desde América Central con su novela, ‘The Only Road’.
Cuban-American author Alexandra Diaz provides a window into the migrant journey of children from Central America with her award-winning novel for middle grades, “The Only Road.”
A new website and lesson resource guide gives teachers the necessary resources to be able to teach students about the social and historical context of Central American immigration.
Thanks to President Trump’s racist rhetoric, the media's focus has returned to the well-known international criminal organization known as MS-13, or Mara Salvatrucha. This is its story.
Gracias al discurso racista del presidente Trump, el foco ha vuelto a instalarse sobre la conocida organización criminal internacional conocida como MS-13, o Mara Salvatrucha. Esta es su historia.
In her latest book, California reporter Lauren Markham tells the odyssey of twins Ernesto and Raúl Flores, who fled violence in El Salvador and crossed the border alone to reach the United States.
Dozens of minors do everything they can to fulfill their Christmas dream: to cross the border and meet their families.
Decenas de menores de edad hacen hasta lo imposible por cumplir su sueño de Navidad: cruzar la frontera y reunirse con sus familiares.
Last summer, President Hernandez signed an agreement with Trump’s Secretary of Homeland Security, General John Kelly, to secure more military support in Central America (Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala).
Among the persons that provided poignant testimonials on positive benefits from DACA during the recent ceremony in Philadelphia’s City Hall commemorating the fifth anniversary of that fair-minded initiative instituted by former President Obama were two persons from countries that few ever connect with the controversy around undocumented immigrants in the United States.
Philadelphia City Councilman Derek Green credits the barrier breaking Latino lawyer and jurist Nelson Diaz as one of his key mentors.
The mother of the siblings said she made the decision to have them brought to the US by a female "coyote" because of the lack of security in Guatemala.
María Sotomayor, is the deputy director of the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition. She came to the US in 2002, when she was 10. In 2012 became recipient of DACA. Just a few weeks ago, María got her 'green card". These are her views on the DACA issue in times of Trump.
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.
One of the most intriguing mysteries of Latin American culture is what happened to the Maya civilization. How come after over 3,000 years of history, from about 2, 500 BC to 950 AD, most of the glorious Maya centers in Mesoamerica were abandoned? Before the arrival of the Europeans in the 1500’s magnificent cities like Tikal in Guatemala and Copán in Honduras had all but disappeared; left uninhabited, they were covered by thick jungle growth, hidden throughout the mountains and the lowlands.
The regional representative for Central America, Cuba and Mexico of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the Ecuadorian Jose Samaniego, said that "year after year" the number of refugees, applicants for asylum and displaced persons "continues to rise because of conflicts, violence and human rights violations."
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.
US Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with the presidents of Guatemala and Honduras and the vice president of El Salvador within the framework of the economic and security conference on Central America being held in Miami. The Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle was created in 2014 by the US, Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador due to the wave of US arrivals of undocumented and unaccompanied Central American minors.
When it comes to food, Philadelphia has little to envy to cities like New York. The culinary scene here is a reflection of the demographic explosion in which Latino immigrants have played a revolutionary role. With this article, AL DÍA News presents the series "Latino Food Revolution", a recognition to a social, cultural and economic phenomenom that creates employment and wealth in the city of brotherly love.
Tucked down in some news coverage about the recent death of Manuel Noriega, the former dictator of Panama, were accounts of the 1989 U.S. invasion of that Central American country to arrest Noriega, a longtime CIA asset turned collaborator with mega drug dealers.
Presidents of both countries, which share a land frontier of more than 595 miles, agreed to continue working to modernize infrastructure in the border zone to facilitate the safe and humane passage of migrants, as well as cross-border trade.