Tuesday - Oct 23, 2018
  • Colombia calls for a fresh election

    by the El Reportero wire services Álvaro Uribe COLOMBIA – Politicians both from the opposition and the ruling coalition have called for a new legislative election following the arrest of six congressmen last week for their links to the Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia (AUC). The last legislative election was held less than a year ago,

  • Two Mission residents fight for their lives after youth attack

    by Marvin J. Ramírez Two unseparable friends: L-R: Marvin Berroterán and Dennis Mendoza were savagely beaten in front of Berroterán’s house on South Van Ness Ave. and 24th St. house by gang members for no reason. For approximately five years, Dennis Mendoza and Marvin Berroterán were like two inseparable brothers, both from Nicaragua, about the

  • Federal ‘No Child’ rules leave immigrants students behind

    by James Crawford­

    A grassroots rebellion against the No Child Left Behind Act is sprouting all over the country. It’s long overdue. What’s surprising is that the most active opposition is growing in s conservative state. And it’s being waged on behalf of immigrant children.

  • Commonwealth Club hosts two distinguished speakers

    Richie Havens: ­PHOTO BY ACOUSTIC MUSICRichie Havens: ­PHOTO BY ACOUSTIC MUSIC

    The Commonwealth Club hosts Professor Emeritus, UC and author Chalmers Johnson in conversation with USF Visiting Professor Patrick Lloyd Hatcher on “America’s Imperial Overreach”. A high-profile critic of U.S.

  • Immigrant families protest Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids

    by Desiree Aquino­

    On February 28, hundreds of immigrant families gathered at the San Francisco Immigration Building on Sansome St. to protest the increase in ICE raids nationwide and in the Bay Area. This was the third day of the Week of Action Against ICE Raids for Immigrant Rights.

  • Hispanics merchants inaugurate Latino supermarket

    ­by Marvin J. Ramírez Carmen Ibarra, Anastacio Ibarra, Yanelly Ibarra, Audelio Maldonado, sobrinos (Tiffany, Miguel, David, Melanie, Carlos) Mario Ayar, Angel Ibarra,Mario C. Panoringan, Georgette Sarlers (cutting ribbon), Michael P. Guingona, Maggie Gómez (Daly City Mayor). After a mild battle with some merchant neighbors and a substantial financial effort, a San Mateo County Mexican-descent family