Wednesday - Sep 19, 2018
  • The real story of brutal arrest by ICE on TV show

    by Tracie Morales

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    REALITY TV: Journalist
    Cristina Saralegui reveals the nightmarish tales of immigration raids, arrests and deportations during
    the April 30 episode of El Show de Cristina, airing on Univisión. During the program, Saralegui will interview

  • The Puerto Rican diáspora of Frank Espada

    by José de la Isla

    HOUSTON — In the early 1980s, Frank Espada set out to capture, through pictures and words, the story about why so many people left their Caribbean homeland and where they went. The result is a traveling gallery of photographs that has toured much of the United States. Now there’s the book, “The Puerto Rican Diaspora: Themes in the Survival of a People.”

  • Does the ability of a president to speak a second language, makes a difference?

    ­by Frank Gómez

    Few U.S. presidents have had second language skills. Does it matter? Beyond appealing to the Hispanic vote in the 2008 elections, is a second language important to our global leadership and competitiveness?

    Thomas Jefferson, onetime envoy to France, spoke French well. Did his language skill and understanding of the French people help in negotiating the Louisiana Purchase? We may never know; but since Jefferson no U.S. president has had a command of a second language.

  • Salma Hayek flying high with film company

    by Tracie Morales

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    LATINA POWERHOUSE:

    Academy Award nominee Salma Hayek will head Ventanazul, a film company devoted to bringing Latino-themed works to the screen. She will partner with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., and serve as the company’s president and CEO.