Monday - May 20, 2019

COLUMN

  • The Hispanic celebrations of Christmas

    by Santos C. Vega
    Hispanic Link News Service

    Bundled up against the cold, they carry candles and sing traditional songs as they make their way in procession along winding barrio streets. They stop at designated homes. With one cupped hand, each protects a candle’s fragile flame from the cold night breeze. The illumination dances, reflecting their joyous faces.

    Among them, they carry the figures of the Holy Family. Mary and Joseph again are in search of a shelter, re-enacting the Bible story set in Bethlehem.

  • Did they understand the Latino vote?

    by José de la Isla
    Hispanic Link News Service

    MEXICO CITY —John M. Ackerman warned about political quicksand in a Los Angeles Times essay. Ackerman edits the Mexican Law Review, he is a professor at the Autonomous University of Mexico and currently a visiting scholar at American University in Washington, D.C.

  • Democracy and Vote

    by Richard Anthony

    “Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself! There never was a democracy that did not commit suicide!” – Samuel Adams.