Saturday - Nov 17, 2018
  • Third migrants’ caravan scheduled to leave El Salvador within the next week

    Third migrants’ caravan scheduled to leave El Salvador within the next week

    The number of migrants traveling through Mexico could soon reach 10,000 by Mexico News Daily A third caravan of migrants is expected to leave Central America within the next week, which could bring the total number of people escaping poverty and violence by making the northward trek to nearly 10,000. The third wave, believed to

  • AMLO promises visa and work for Central American migrants

    AMLO promises visa and work for Central American migrants

    “We are going to offer employment, work for Central American migrants,” said the president-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador by Jorge Monroy “We are going to offer employment, work for Central American migrants,” said the president-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, reiterating that in order to reduce the migratory phenomenon, it is necessary to create welfare conditions.

  • El Chapo’s lawyers accuse government of ‘an inquisition’ as trial nears

    El Chapo’s lawyers accuse government of ‘an inquisition’ as trial nears

    Joaquín Guzmán Loera’s defense team complain that their client is being systematically denied due process Edward Helmore On the face of it, criminal complaint 1:09-cr-00466-BMC is a straightforward drug-conspiracy case based on 300,000 pages of seized documents, including drug ledgers and shipping manifests, wire-tap recordings and potentially dozens of cooperating witnesses. But the sheer abundance

  • Check with voter registrar for this big election — are you still on the rolls?

    Check with voter registrar for this big election — are you still on the rolls?

    by Mark Hedin U.S. citizens across the country soon will vote on all 435 seats in the House of Representatives, for 35 U.S. senators and three-dozen governorships. The House of Representatives and possibly the Senate are up for grabs. Given the high stakes, voters would do well to check at least a month ahead of

  • FDA warning: Popular diabetes drug causes flesh-eating bacteria to eat your genitals

    FDA warning: Popular diabetes drug causes flesh-eating bacteria to eat your genitals

    by Isabelle Z. Some medication side effects are easier to ignore than others. You might be willing to overlook the occasional headache, for example, but a bacterial infection that eats away at the flesh of your genitals? That’s a dealbreaker for most people. It sounds like the kind of obscure side effects you might expect

  • Bill giving judges the power to set aside sentence enhancement, passes

    Bill giving judges the power to set aside sentence enhancement, passes

    Statement from Eunisses Hernández of the Drug Policy Alliance September 1, 2018 – Friday night, with a vote of 41 to 31, the California Legislature passed SB 1393, authored by Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, which would restore judicial discretion to the application of a five-year sentence enhancement for each prior serious felony on a person’s

  • Trump may halt entry for nearly all migrants seeking asylum on southern border

    Trump may halt entry for nearly all migrants seeking asylum on southern border

    by the El Reportero’s wire services The Trump administration is drafting an executive action that would make it exceedingly difficult for Central American migrants seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border to gain entry, according to three sources familiar with the proposed measures. The exact details have not yet been finalized, the sources said, and some

  • Public charge rule change not final—stay enrolled, advocates urge

    Public charge rule change not final—stay enrolled, advocates urge

    by Mark Hedin Ethnic Media Services The Department of Homeland Security on Sept. 22 announced plans to drastically change the terms under which it bars people it deems likely to depend on government support from entering the country or getting green cards. The new proposal would expand the factors the government would use in deeming

  • Alfonso Cuarón’s Venice triumph highlights importance of Mexican filmmakers

    Alfonso Cuarón’s Venice triumph highlights importance of Mexican filmmakers

    Netflix will give broad exposure to a Mexican art film but many other Mexican directors will remain unknown by Deborah Shaw Alfonso Cuarón has won the Golden Lion at the 2018 Venice International Film Festival for Roma, his most personal film. The win highlights the importance of Mexican filmmakers in a film culture that is

  • Civic Alliance documents Ortega’s mistakes to bring him before international justice

    Civic Alliance documents Ortega’s mistakes to bring him before international justice

    by EFE The Civic Alliance for Justice and Democracy, said yesterday that the errors of justice during the socio-political crisis in Nicaragua are documented, to bring the Government of Daniel Ortega before international justice. “All the errors that have been made in the rigged judicial system that exists in Nicaragua are being documented to take