Saturday - Feb 23, 2019
  • Managua celebrates 28th Anniversary of Sandinista Revolution

    by the El Reportero news services

    MANAGUA -  Tens of thousands of Nicaraguans were at Plaza de la Fe in Managua Thursday, to celebrate a new anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution, which overthrew dictator Anastasio Somoza on July 19, 1979.

    The anniversary’s peculiarity this year is that the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) is in power for the first time in 16 years, thus a massive attendance was expected at the, which will be presided over by President Daniel Ortega.

  • Chinese wisdom can guide immigration’s future

    by José de la Isla

    HOUSTON — With the U.S. Senate’s refusal to act on an immigration reform bill this year, the old Chinese definition of “crisis” seems appropriate. “Crisis” in translation is generally held to mean “danger” and “opportunity.”  

  • Supreme Court decision brings worries

    by Marvin J Ramirez

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    The recent Tuesday, June 26 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that race cannot be a factor in the assignment of children in public school is slap in the face to African-North Americans and Latinos who have faced more than a century of discrimination in society.

  • Tap water is free and is healthy

    by Marvin J Ramirez

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    Not long ago, people got their water only from the tap. Now, almost most people buy water in a bottle, sometimes thinking the quality is better.

    A water seller came by my office sometimes ago. He offered me one of those big water gallons for free.

  • Boxing – The Sport of Gentlemen

    Saturday, July 14

    - at Hamburg, Germany, 12 rounds,

    heavyweights: Luan Krasniqi (30-2-1, 14 KOs) vs.

    Tony Thompson (29-1, 17 KOs).

    Saturday, July 14

    - at London, 12 rounds, featherweights:

    Nicky Cook (27-0, 15 KOs) vs. Steven Luevano (32-1, 14 KOs);

    12 rounds, lightweights: Willie Limond (28-1, 8 KOs) vs.

    Amir Khan (12-0, 9 KOs).

    Saturday, July 14

  • Pesticide leaves Latin American banana workers sterile

    by the El Reportero wire services

    Approximately 5,000 agricultural workers from Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and Panama have filed five lawsuits in the United States, claiming they were left sterile due to the exposure to the pesticide, DBCP, in the 1970s.

    Jury selection for the first of the lawsuits is scheduled to begin Tuesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court.