The story of education in lower income neighborhoods is an all too familiar one. The struggle to obtain a stable education is a story of overcoming conditions that are less than favorable, much like the swamp plant. What is causing these students, especially Latinos, to fall behind? How can they grow from these meager and impoverished conditions?
With an unemployment rate of barely 2%, a paradox can be seen in Guatemala: Can a country be an economic "paradise" on paper and a living hell at the same time?
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La popular actriz latina es la protagonista de "Lowriders", un filme centrado en la comunidad latina, que se estrena este viernes. Según las estadísticas de la Asociación del Cine de EEUU (MPAA), los hispanos son la minoría que ve más películas en el país. En 2016, el 23 por ciento de los espectadores que compraron entradas en los cines era de origen hispano.
Medellin has now a very special subway car on its rails: the one signed by musician Juanes, who grew up and became an artist in this Colombian city.
Mexican Juan Pedro Franco believed to be the most obese man in the world, is preparing for an operation that will reduce his stomach size and hopes that this will enable him to enjoy his hobbies, something he could not do weighing 595 kilos.
Hernández, que ya tiene el título de Miss San Juan, fue elegida entre 37 candidatas de diferentes partes de la isla Miss Universo Puerto Rico, en una ceremonia celebrada en el Centro de Bellas Artes Luis A. Ferré en el sector Santurce de San Juan.
How has the assimilation of first generation immigrants impacted their children and grandchildren? Younger Latinos are now faced with the task of finding themselves between their American and Native culture identities.
The Supreme Court late Monday blocked the first of at least six executions planned in Arkansas over the next two weeks after a dizzying day of state and federal court disputes about lethal injection drugs, mental health claims and the right to legal representation.
Con la suspensión de dos ejecuciones, la Justicia de Estados Unidos frustró en las últimas horas el inicio de una maratón sin precedentes con la que el estado de Arkansas pretendía acabar con la vida de 8 presos en un lapso de apenas 10 días.
En una conferencia en la Universidad de Columbia, la activista Alicia Garza se mostró crítica con la Administración Trump, acusándola de incluir "verdaderos racistas blancos."
Hablar de odio es hablar de un tema difícil, porque el odio está hecho de una materia amorfa misteriosa, desordenada. ¿Cómo desentrañar las obscuras fuerzas del odio en la especie humana con el objeto de neutralizarlas?
The thick jungles of the Colombian province of Choco on the Panamanian border was paradise to 117 Embera Indians until the violence of Colombia's armed conflict forced them to flee.
The cruise ship Marina, with the Florida-based Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., arrived Thursday at the port of Havana with 1,250 passengers on its first trip to Cuba.
Reaching the top is nothing without reaching back to help those behind you according to Yasseline Díaz. From her early college career to the present, Díaz felt that her mission has always been to help those who need it most. Though she is far from her original goal of being a Physical Therapist, Díaz has managed to transform lives on a daily basis. From her charity work to her position in the Community Affairs department of Independence Blue Cross, she still manages to impact neighborhoods throughout the city.
Cuéntenos más sobre su carrera actual. ¿Cómo ha llegado hasta aquí?
Tijuana based Turista Libre found a special way to attract tourists to its city: by offering the chance to live the experience of being local.
Every day, a group of tourists. mostly Americans, arrives at the crosswalk of San Ysidro (California) to enter Mexico, where an old school bus that is part of the public transport of Tijuana is waiting for them.
Ciudad Juarez, the border city in northern Mexico which between 2008 and 2011 had the dubious reputation of being the murder capital of the world, has seen its homicide rate fall since 2012. But as the BBC reports, the city's high levels of violence have had long-term psychological effects on its residents, especially its youth.
Students in St Louis propose to help millions of ‘food insecure’ people and reduce America’s food waste by using the vehicles and shuttered offices of the United States Postal Service, reports The Guardian,
Sandwich bread or nachos? Ketchup or salsa? In the US, the answers prove Trump's wall not culinary, reports El País.
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.
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.
In rural California town where Trump won, Latino minority says goodwill prevails as always, reports the Los Angeles Times.
The Guardian reports about Mexico's decision to allow babiesto be registered with maternal surnames for first time. Tradition in Latin America, like in Spain, had been to give babies two last names — the father’s surname, followed by the mother’s paternal surname.
The New York Times about how Americans have been clustering themselves into cultural bubbles just as they have clustered in political bubbles. Their TV preferences confirm that.
El País reports about about a tiny town of Sinaloa, in Mexico, where a young teacher is trying to fight violence and crime through teaching art to children.
The Atlantic reports about an explosion at a Florida nylon factory that has left American grocery stores with a sudden Reddi-wip shortage. Though this incident will make it harder to find the popular whipped cream topping this year, it also serves as an important reminder to appreciate the vast network of people and machines that go into making the treat possible to find.