Tuesday - Dec 11, 2018

Calendar & Tourism

  • Anabelle and the political fountain of youth

    by José de la Isla

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    HOUSTON — I went to see the best pundit I know to understand what the primaries mean so far. Of course, she must remain anonymous. Otherwise, everyone would consult her too, and I would lose my best source.

  • Memo to media: stop using hate groups as, ‘experts in immigration

    by Janet Murguía

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    “Janet is a lying, fact-misrepresenting Mexican jerk. There will come a day when the average American has had enough of her and her lies and runs her back to Mexico with the rest of the diseased, ignorant, budget ruining, crime causing scum they are.”

  • Border homesteading

    by José de la Isla

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    ­RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS– I met Marta Sánchez at her office, in a strip center next door to El Paraiso café, in Alton, just north of Mission, Texas. Marta heads La Union del Pueblo Entero (LUPE) in Alton, a non-profit organization of the United Farm Workers union.

  • What’s Felipe Calderón up to?

    by José de la Isla

    HOUSTON - An unexpected factor in the presidential election this year might not come from a primary. Instead, Mexico President Felipe Calderón might play that role. Calderón’s mid-February visit to the United States could set the stage.

    He is scheduled to meet with immigration reform leaders in New York, Los Angeles, Boston and Chicago.-

  • Our lady of Guadalupe brings a small miracle to Tennessee

    ­by Tim Chávez

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – My mother married my father more than a half century ago in a church dedicated to Our Lady of Guadalupe. It was located in a Topeka, Kansas, barrio populated with a growing number of Latinos recruited to fill meat-packing jobs and keep the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad running across this nation.

  • Tortillas need a mealtime friend

    by Janet Murguía

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    Over the holidays, families gathered to share traditional meals, stories and laughter. Now that they are over, it is time to take a closer look at what is on the table.