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Argentina takes the first step to legalize abortion amid social pressure

The Argentine society is changing at an unexpected speed. The homosexual marriage, unthinkable a few years ago, when it suffered the harsh opposition of the then Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, is absolutely...

Trump militarizes schools

In one of his characteristic outbursts of pyromaniac oratory, President Trump denied yesterday that he wants to arm the masters. No and no. In fact, and in response to the frequent...

For Central Florida’s growing Latino population, ‘welcome workshops’ are invaluable tool

In 2014, Gamalier Roche was a 26-year old newlywed with a one-year old son when he decided to move to Central Florida from his native Puerto Rico looking to provide a...

Republican anti-immigrant ads, messaging can drive voter attitudes, studies show

Some Republican candidates' campaigns have defended their use of controversial immigration-related ads and messaging by saying it reflects their voters' hard line stances on the issues, but two studies find it also works...

Another judge blocks Trump administration from ending DACA program

(Reuters) - A second U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump’s decision to end a program that protects immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children from deportation. U.S. District...

One of our best American playwrights, María Irene Fornés is featured in new documentary

María Irene Fornés, is probably the greatest living Cuban-American playwright you’ve never heard of. A pillar of the 1960’s NYC Off-Off Broadway avant garde, the 87-year-old is a nine-time Obie award...

Canada put a deadline to one of its most important immigration programs

This week, people working as Caregivers in Canada were surprised to find that in November 2019 those who do not comply with all the requirements of that program will not be...

Cartoon depicting armed criminals as ‘Dreamers’ spurs outrage among Latinos

A national Latino group is calling on the leading New Mexico newspaper to examine its editorial practices after it published a controversial cartoon that portrayed armed criminals as Dreamers at a...

New head of U.S. embassy in Cuba, Philip Goldberg, faces critical road ahead

MIAMI, Florida - A new business manager begins his role at the US Embassy in Cuba on Saturday, as relations between the United States and Cuba are at a low point...

Botánicas, offering folk remedies and spiritual healing, attract old and new clients

At the botánica Los Siete Arcángeles 2 in the Bronx, New York, visitors browse aisles offering herbs for a variety of ailments, aerosols that promise to ward off evil spirits and...