Saturday - Sep 22, 2018

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  • PBS, Latinos still at loggerheads over Burns’s exclusion of Latinos

    by Alex Meneses Miyashita

    Maggie RivasMaggie Rivas

    Hispanic advocates and executives from the Public Broadcasting System came to no resolution after 90 minutes of discussion and debate March 6 regarding a seven-part World War 11 documentary by Ken Burns that ignores the role of Latinos in the conflict.

  • Emervyville march for immigrants rights the biggest in city history

    by Juliana Birnbaum Fox Woodfin Suites workers: ­- including advocates, Emeryville residents, and faith leaders – march on April 10 asking their boss not to take away their jobs In the biggest protest in Emeryville history, over 300 union members, students, musicians, community activists, faith leaders, elected officials and local residents rallied for immigrant and

  • Latino newsroom representation dips for the first time

    by Tracie Morales

    Rafael OlmedaRafael Olmeda

    The percentage of Hispanic journalists employed in the nation’s English-language newsrooms declined slightly in 2006 from the year before for the first time in 29 years that the American Society of Newspaper Editors has been keeping track.

  • Amnesty International honors Mexican advocate for women and children’s rigts

    by Juliana Birnbaum Fox A struggle without giving in:Mexican human rights activista Lydia Cacho Ribeiro takes a moment with the children of Mexican Ballet Folklórico Infantil at the Women’s Building in San Francisco after being honored by Amnesty International. Addressing a crowd that filled the San Francisco Women’s Building on the evening of March 28,

  • Bolivia succumbs to social conflict as Morales loses control

    by the El Reporteroʼs wire services

    Evo MoralesEvo Morales

    BOLIVIA: Both President Evo Morales and the governor of Cochabamba, Manfred Reyes Villa, pulled back from the brink to try and find a negotiated settlement to violent protests that erupted in the second city last week leaving two dead and hundreds injured.

  • Ortega’s promises a new road during presidencial ceremony

    by Marvin J. Ramírez Sandinista commander Daniel Ortega Saavedra receives the presidential sash from Assambly President René Núñez, while out going President Enrique Bolaños (right, wearing suit) observes. Managua, the capital of Nicaragua looked like a militarily-occupied city on Jan. 10. It had the resemblance of a street in Bagdad, with convoys full of military