Saturday - Apr 20, 2019
  • Bomb scare at Mexico’s tallest building

    by the El Reportero news services

    The authorities had to evacuate 10,800 people from Mexico’s tallest building on 30 August after being warned that there was a bomb in its car park.

  • Latino national groups slow to react on resignation of González

    ­by Alex Meneses Miyashita

    Alberto GonzálezAlberto González

    The resignation announcement of Attorney General Alberto González produced quick praise from civil rights advocates and some Latino commentators, but not so from some of the nation’s largest Hispanic5organizations.

  • California reinvestment coalition calls to protect homeowners from predatory lending

    by Juliana Birnbaum Fox Frank Ayala (center) welcomes the new Consul of Nicaragua Denis Galeano, during a reception on his honor sponsored by the American-Nicaraguan Chamber of Commerce. L-R: Martha Vaughn, Carlos Solórzano, Elsa Cristina Jirón (the consul’s wife), consul Galeano, and his son and daughter Héctor and Anahely (PHOTO BY MARVIN J. RAMIREZ) The

  • Rudy’s promise: he’ll end illegal immigration

    by Andy Porras

    What’s next, Rudy? Selling us the Brooklyn Bridge?

    GOP presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani has promised a Southern group that he will end “illegal immigration.”

    We have news for him and anyone else who thinks “illegal immigration” can be stopped.

    It can’t.

    Could this land afford the consequences? Hey, remember that the business of the United States is business. And the business of U.S. business is profit. By whatever means necessary.

  • Immigration debate rancor threatens everyone

    by Janet Murguía

    It was hard not to notice the tone of the uproar which led to the demise of immigration reform legislation earlier this summer. Immigrants were accused of everything from crime to loose morals to bringing leprosy to our shores.

    But when concerns are raised that the air was becoming ugly and dangerously anti-Latino, talk-show hosts and legislators took pains to say that their problem is with illegal immigrants, that they have nothing against those here legally or with the larger ethnic groups that they are a part of.

  • Emeryville orders Woodfin Hotel to pay workers back wages

    by Juliana Birnbaum Fox Workers score a win – ­Workers and labor activists celebrate after a judge ruled in their favor against Woodfin Hotel (photo courtesy of working East Bay)­ The Emeryville City Council voted unanimously in a special hearing on August 27th, ordering the Woodfin Suites Hotel to pay about $300,000 in fines and

  • Chávez unveils constitutional reform in Venezuela

    by the El Reportero news services

    Hugo ChávezHugo Chávez

    After months of speculation since his decisive electoral triumph in December 2006, Venezuela’s President Hugo Chávez finally presented the details of his proposed constitutional reform last week.