Sunday - Apr 18, 2021
  • Latino newsroom representation dips for the first time

    by Tracie Morales

    Rafael OlmedaRafael Olmeda

    The percentage of Hispanic journalists employed in the nation’s English-language newsrooms declined slightly in 2006 from the year before for the first time in 29 years that the American Society of Newspaper Editors has been keeping track.

  • Amnesty International honors Mexican advocate for women and children’s rigts

    by Juliana Birnbaum Fox A struggle without giving in:Mexican human rights activista Lydia Cacho Ribeiro takes a moment with the children of Mexican Ballet Folklórico Infantil at the Women’s Building in San Francisco after being honored by Amnesty International. Addressing a crowd that filled the San Francisco Women’s Building on the evening of March 28,

  • Home ownership workshop in Hunter’s Point

    by Desiree Aquino

    Lennar/BVHP and the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency are sponsoring a homeowner opportunity workshop in Hunters Point. Holders of a San Francisco Redevelopment Agency Residential Certificate of Preference have top priority in the sale of the new homes at Hunters Point Shipyard.

    The Market Rate & Limited Equity Presentation is Wednesday, January 24 from 6-8 p.m. at the Lennar/BVHP Trailer in Hunters Point Shipyard. Refreshments will be served. RSVP for the workshop by calling 415-822-4847 x201.

  • DGA Awards announced

    by Alejandro Meneses Miyashita

    James OlmosJames Olmos

    Mexican directorAlejandro González If iarritu was nominated Jan. 9 by the Directors Guild of America for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for his production Babel.

    The awards will be presented Feb. 3 at the Hyatt Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.

  • Are butterflies illegal intruders?

    by José de la Isla

    HOUSTON – If a butterflyʼs fluttering wings in Africa can cause a hurricane in Louisiana, why is it hard to understand that when making a living ends in one place, people migrate to earn a living some place else?

    David Baconʼs book, Communities Without Borders: Images and Voices from the World of Migration, makes the connection. His book shows how calamity in one place leads to consequences in another.

  • Bolivia succumbs to social conflict as Morales loses control

    by the El Reporteroʼs wire services

    Evo MoralesEvo Morales

    BOLIVIA: Both President Evo Morales and the governor of Cochabamba, Manfred Reyes Villa, pulled back from the brink to try and find a negotiated settlement to violent protests that erupted in the second city last week leaving two dead and hundreds injured.

  • Ortega’s promises a new road during presidencial ceremony

    by Marvin J. Ramírez Sandinista commander Daniel Ortega Saavedra receives the presidential sash from Assambly President René Núñez, while out going President Enrique Bolaños (right, wearing suit) observes. Managua, the capital of Nicaragua looked like a militarily-occupied city on Jan. 10. It had the resemblance of a street in Bagdad, with convoys full of military

  • House passes minimum wage; bipartisan AgJOBS introduced

    by Alex Meneses Miyashita

    Rep. lleana Ros-LehtinenRep. lleana Ros-Lehtinen

    The Democratic-led 110th Congress got off to a quick start during its first week of session, moving forward on two piecesof legislation it says will benefit the Hispanic community: minimum wage and AgJOBS.