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.
Brightening the cells inside Nelson Hungria Prison with the true Christmas spirit of love and togetherness is the purpose of the Shining Cell Contest, which for the past seven years has awarded a prize to the cell with the best Yuletide decorations in the women"s prison in Rio de Janeiro.
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La periodista y empresaria portorriqueña Miriam Ramírez acaba de publicar Qué rayos quiero hacer con mi vida, un libro dirigido a orientar a la juventud latina en la selección de su carrera profesional. Tras el asesinato de su marido, Ramírez se dedica a un negocio de agricultura sostenible en el sur de Puerto Rico.
Latino communities are keeping tradition alive with lavish, professionally planned celebrations, reports El País
Not many Latino women can say they won a gold medal in their first Olympic Games. But Laurie Hernández, a 16-year-old gymnast born in a Puerto Rican family from New Jersey, did it. Five months after the US team won the gold in Rio Olympic Games Laurie comes out with a book to explain her fans the secret of her success.
Actress Meryl Streep renews harsh criticism of Trump in emotional speech
An exploration of the love between mother and daughter is both affecting and wise
Crítica de libro: "Me llamo Lucy Barton," de Elizabeth Strout (Premio Pulitzer de Ficción 2009)
Mexico's Jose Cuervo raised more than $900 million as the world's biggest tequila maker launched the first IPO in the country since Donald Trump won the U.S. presidency in November.
Tras años de trabajo en poesía y educación, Denice Frohman, a sus 31 años, habla sobre inmigración, raza, etnicidad y lo que significa estar activa y presente en la nueva política de los Estados Unidos.
After years of working in poetry and education, 31-year-old Denice Frohman speaks about immigration, race, ethnicity and what it means to be active and present in America’s new politics.
According to intelligence from the White House, the president believes his staff should “have a certain look” and aspire to “be sharply dressed”, reports The Financial Times.
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.
Roads and Kingdoms reports on a soccer federation for unrecognized nations.
Un estudio reciente de 31.000 pacientes con diabetes en el norte de California ha determinado que el 60% de los pacientes Latinos hispanohablantes no llenaron sus prescripciones el 20% de las veces. Esto sucedió en un período de dos años después de que les fue indicada la medicación para controlar la enfermedad.
A research study of 31,000 patients with diabetes in Northern California found that sixty percent of Spanish-speaking Latino patients did not fill their prescriptions around twenty percent of the time. This was during a two-year period after they were told they needed the medication to control the disease.
Milongas, the places where Argentines go to tango, are a casualty of the weak economy, reports The Economist.
Danilo Maldonado, better known as El Sexto, has been freed after spending two months in prison without trial. El Sexto was arrested and jailed for his attempt to draw counter-revolutionary graffiti after Fidel Castro's death.
Many artists and world celebrities will not be performing at Donald Trump's inauguration.
CityLab spoke with Alan Morgan, the director of the National Rural Health Association, about why housing infrastructure will be a key player in solutions to the opioid epidemic in the years to come.
As much as popping a bottle of champagne or watching the ball drop in Times Square at the stroke of midnight is a very traditional American custom. There are several Latino customs done on December 31st that you might not have known existed.
Tras 116 casos de trata de personas reportados este año, la Comisión de la Mujer en Filadelfia ha decidido llevar a cabo el primer panel sobre el caso en la región.
With 116 cases of human trafficking reported this year, the Philadelphia Commission for Women decided to host its first panel
Donald Trump will be deposed for seven hours in New York over lawsuit against celebrity chef José Andrés, co-owner of The Think Food Group, two weeks before he is inaugurated as President. Donald Trump is suing chef José Andrés for $10m over a 'breach of contract'. The well-known Spanish chef backed out of a job at Trump's Washington DC hotel in 2015 after hearing his racist comments against Mexican immigrants.
Mitú, a digitial network for Latino Millennials, Partners With Snapchat To Create Content For Latino Youth
In 2000, Herman and Candelaria Zapp set out on a 16-month trip from their home in Argentina to backpack around Alaska in an old vintage car. They haven't come back to Argentina yet. In the way, they got four children.