Betsy DeVos was confirmed on Wednesday as Education Secretary despite education activists and concerned citizens see her as an enemy of publich schools, with no experience and with questionable religious and conservative views.
Eight out of 10 pharmaceuticals are lacking in Venezuela. Under the scheme of this campaign, which started on Saturday in Caracas, if a donor provides a painkiller they get one point while an antibiotic is worth three and an expensive medication is five. Donors can choose from hundreds of compact discs and vinyl records of any genre.
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Tras años de trabajo en poesía y educación, Denice Frohman, a sus 31 años, habla sobre inmigración, raza, etnicidad y lo que significa estar activa y presente en la nueva política de los Estados Unidos.
After years of working in poetry and education, 31-year-old Denice Frohman speaks about immigration, race, ethnicity and what it means to be active and present in America’s new politics.
La Mega 105.7 FM celebró su sexta “Ahora Sí Show” gala anual en el Crystal Tea Ballroom en el Centro de Filadelfia el pasado fin de semana. La anfitriona del shor radial Marilyn Rodríguez utiliza las ondas de frecuencia para llegarle a su comunidad: "mi misión siempre ha sido darle voz a la comunidad Latinoamericana en el Delaware Valle, desde celebridades, actores, cantantes hasta el abordaje de asuntos sociales y económicos, solución de problemas y opciones de trabajo".
Due to digital deprivation, in Cuba app stores are brick and mortar stores, where technicians transfer apps to customers’ smartphones via USB cables attached to the shop’s computers. As reported in The Economist.
After Malaga and Brussels, Pompidou Center mulls branch in Colombia. "Artists have contributed to pacifying social life in Colombia,” says institution’s head Serge Lasvignes in El País.
One of the founders of Mexican multinational baker Grupo Bimbo died Friday in this capital. He was 98.
Mega 105.7 FM held their sixth annual "Ahora Si Show" Gala at the Crystal Tea Ballroom in Center City Philadelphia this past weekend. Host of the radio show Marilyn Rodriguez uses the airwaves to reach out to her community. "My mission has been to empower the Latino community throughout the Delaware Valley from celebrities, actors, singers to dealing with the social and economic issues, problem solving and finding employment."
Latino rhythms are gaining space in Barcelona nights. Proof of this is the growing number of clubs and discos that program sessions and concerts of salsa, bachata, reggaeton, cumbia, merengue and mambo.
Corruptour aims to show Mexicans economic fraud is not inevitable and can be stopped, reports El País
Wunderkind, written by Bulgarian author Nikolai Grozni, is a novel about the obsession with music and a cry for freedom against authoritarian regimes.
Wunderkind, del búlgaro Nikolai Grozni, es una novela sobre la obsesión por la música y un grito de libertad contra los regímenes autoritaritos y el pensamiento único.
The Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce held its annual Alegría Ball at the Curtis Center by Independence Hall this past weekend. The Alegría Ball is the GPHCC’s signature fundraising event benefiting the Small Business Development and Education programs, which offer workshops, seminars, minority business services, technical assistance, and business development opportunities throughout the year for Latino businesses across the region.
El eco alentador del grito “Sin odio ni temor” podía escucharse a través del estacionamiento y las afueras del terminal Internacional del aeropuerto de Filadelfia el día Domingo por la tarde. Más de 5000 personas se juntaron en una demostración organizada por Reclama Filadelfia, 215 People’s Alliance, El Colectivo Surasiático de Filadelfia, la Voz Judía por la Paz y el HIAS Pennsylvania, en oposición a la prohibición de viaje de los refugiados promulgada por el Presidente Trump.
The echo of cheering as well as "No Hate, No Fear" can be heard throughout the parking garage and outside of the International terminal at Philadelphia international Airport Sunday afternoon. Over 5,000 people joined in the demonstration organized by Reclaim Philadelphia, 215 People's Alliance, Philadelphia South Asian Collective, Jewish Voice for Peace, and HIAS Pennsylvania opposing the travel ban of refugees made by President Trump.
2017 Pura Belpré Awards from the American Library Association Honor Latino Authors for Cultural Literature. The awarded authors highlight the importance of cultural diversity and integration.
Sandwich bread or nachos? Ketchup or salsa? In the US, the answers prove Trump's wall not culinary, reports El País.
Born in Venezuela and naturalized American, Carolina Herrera came to design by chance when she was 42. Now she is the head of a billion-dollar global fashion empire, reports El País.
The 2017 Philadelphia Auto Show is celebrating its 116th year at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. It is one of the largest auto shows in the country with an annual attendance of 250,000 people every year and brings en economic boost of at least $50 million to the city.
This project from NPR about life on the U.S.-Mexico border is a couple of years old, but holds up well.
For the upcoming 2017 season, the Philadelphia Phillies will not only have more new faces but will be a predominantly Latino team. Last year, the Phillies had 12 players of Latino origin who played throughout the season.
The Opening Day roster could have at least 13 Latinos. That is about 48 percent of the 25-man roster. The percentage of players born outside the United States that are part of the Opening Day roster was 27.5 percent.
Each category of statistics within the Phillies were all led by Latino players:
Batting Average – Cesar Hernandez, Venezuela
Un estudio reciente de 31.000 pacientes con diabetes en el norte de California ha determinado que el 60% de los pacientes Latinos hispanohablantes no llenaron sus prescripciones el 20% de las veces. Esto sucedió en un período de dos años después de que les fue indicada la medicación para controlar la enfermedad.
In "I Love Dick", Chris Kraus turned her failures as a filmmaker and in her romantic relationships into a boundary-breaking autobiographical novel. Truned into a feminist cult book, “I Love Dick" has been the inspiration for a new Amazon TV Series, created by Jill Solloway.
La novela, que pasó desapercibida cuando se publicó por primera vez, en 1997, se ha convertido en un referente de la literatura feminista y ha servido de inspiración para la serie de televisión con el mismo nombre. "I Love Dick", dirigida por Jill Soloway y producida por Amazon, tendrá a Kevin Bacon y Kathryn Hahn como actores principales.
In the mid 19th century, 60% of the "slave" ships crossing the Atlantic from Africa to America were owned by Spanish -mainly from Catalonia and the tiny island of Menorca. Money from illegal slave trade had a key rol in financing the banking system and industrialization of Spain.