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  • The scream in the streets of Nicaragua: “Go Ortega!”

    The scream in the streets of Nicaragua: “Go Ortega!”

    Popular pressure increases for the Nicaraguan president to leave the government. Massive demonstrations in Nicaragua challenge the power of the Sandinista ex-guerrilla by Carlos Salinas Maldonado At 17, Max says he has lost his fear. This young student of Tourism Administration at the University of Managua participated on Wednesday in a massive demonstration in the

  • YouTube is not safe for your children

    YouTube is not safe for your children

    The video platform “data mines” information from its young users by Jayson Veley Facebook has been at the center of controversy lately for, among other things, acquiring the personal data of users without their knowledge or consent and then distributing that information to third parties. But as it turns out, Mark Zuckerberg and his team

  • The city and the community come together in historic plan

    by Fernando A. Torres Three years after the historic protests of thousands of people, mostly residents of the Mission District in San Francisco, against displacement and evictions, the city and community organizations are finalizing a joint strategy: the Action Plan for the Mission 2020 (MAP2020). In an informative meeting at the Women’s Building on Wednesday,

  • Human rights in Mexico, from crisis to catastrophe

    Human rights in Mexico, from crisis to catastrophe

    Two recent reports reveal that Mexico’s institutions are simply unable or unwilling to actually protect human rights and rampant incompetence denies justice to victims by José Luis Granados Ceja MEXICO CITY — Thirty-one-year-old photojournalist Ruben Espinosa was murdered the first time in July of 2015, when he and four women were fatally shot, execution style,

  • Human rights in Mexico, from crisis to catastrophe

    Two recent reports reveal that Mexico’s institutions are simply unable or unwilling to actually protect human rights and rampant incompetence denies justice to victims by José Luis Granados Ceja MEXICO CITY — Thirty-one-year-old photojournalist Ruben Espinosa was murdered the first time in July of 2015, when he and four women were fatally shot, execution style,

  • Honduras: Arrest in Cáceres murder a feeble attempt at image rehab

    Honduras: Arrest in Cáceres murder a feeble attempt at image rehab

    El comportamiento del régimen de Hernández es en muchos sentidos similar al de las dictaduras violentas que existieron en toda la región en el siglo XX – regímenes que se mantuvieron en el poder a través del terror por José Luis Granados Ceja TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS – Según un activista, el arresto el 3 de marzo

  • Trump links NAFTA to steel, aluminum tariffs

    Trump links NAFTA to steel, aluminum tariffs

    No tariffs for Mexico and Canada if ‘fair’ NAFTA negotiated by Mexico News Daily United States President Donald Trump suggested today that Mexico and Canada could be exempt from new tariffs on aluminum and steel if the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is renegotiated to better favor the U.S. Trump flagged the possible exemption

  • Mexico-US relations ‘frozen’ after testy call

    Mexico-US relations ‘frozen’ after testy call

    Plans for a March meeting are scrapped after Trump loses his temper: report by the El Reportero’s wire services A testy phone call between Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and his United States counterpart Donald Trump was the catalyst for a joint decision to call off a planned meeting between the pair, according to a

  • With each attack, life itself is attacked, advocates say

    With each attack, life itself is attacked, advocates say

    Immigration is not a political problem, it is a human problem by Fernando A. Torres While the Senate rejected four immigration proposals last Thursday, a group of experts discussed in a national conference the effects that the issue and the actions are having on the diverse communities of the country. The panelists agreed that the

  • Venezuela watching US military deployment

    Venezuela watching US military deployment

    by Luis Beatón The recent visit of Kurt Tidd, head of the Southern Command of the United States, to Colombia, arouses suspicions and leads some to think that the order to attack Venezuela has already been given. General Tidd said that Bogota and Washington must continue working to overcome ‘security threats’ that require mutual work