Friday - May 24, 2019

Calendar & Tourism

  • 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.

  • Take a bow, Bill

    by José de la Isla

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    Here’s a movie treatment worth pitching Hollywood.

  • Life Sentence

    by Javier Sierra

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    The brush of destiny painted a very bad stroke on Olga Argüelles’s town. One hundred years of toxic bombardment have devastated Anapra, New Mexico, with a life sentence of an endless source of inmates for the state’s prisons.

  • FOES RENEW EFFORTS TO SHUT DOWN ‘SCHOOL OF AMERICAS’

    por­ Andrés Caballero

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    Hispanic­ Link News Service

    Los opositores a una escuela del Departamento de Defensa de los EE.UU. que entrena a soldados latinoamericanos han dicho que continuarán presionando a que se apruebe legislación destinada a cerrar el instituto en el 2008.

  • How Hillary deserted Hispanics

    by Anthony M. Stevens-Arroyo

    I don’t usually worry much about party politics until the general election. The many debates and a good deal of the media attention try to reduce serious issues to controversies. The focus is on "the horse race" and not on the role of government.

    But I have to react against how Senator Hi­llary Clinton has rolled the dice against Latinos and Latinas.  She did it at the televised debate in Las Vegas, possibly betting we wouldn’t notice.