domingo, noviembre 29, 2020

El español, no el inglés, es el idioma más americano y lo ha sido...

Is it dangerous to speak Spanish in public in Trump's America? Well, sí! Just this month, we've seen a lawyer threaten to call ICE after he overheard people in a restaurant in Manhattan speak in...

El problema de la contaminación en San Ysidro (inglés)

San Ysidro has an air-pollution problem. The small, predominantly low-income and Latino community is perched at the world’s busiest land border crossing – and all that border traffic is causing some problems. In 2017, roughly 13.8...

House of Mexico has new fundraising date for construction

Organizers have until December to raise enough money to start construction on a House of Mexico in Balboa Park before construction permits expire. The House of Mexico nonprofit is one of 34 organizations representing countries,...

El drama ‘Starz ‘Vida’ pretende destruir los estereotipos mexicanos de TV (inglés)

https://youtu.be/c0ttPSaqhF0 Mexican-Americans are often portrayed as stereotypes on TV, but the new Starz show “Vida” aims to change that. “What attracted me to the project was having Latin characters at the forefront and having them not...

A Estados Unidos le encanta vilipendiar y deshumanizar a los mexicanos, a pesar de...

We've been here before. America has had a love-hate relationship with its Mexican population for centuries. Whether it is not being able to find a permanent solution to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), separating immigrant...

Hispanic Poverty Rate Hit an All-Time Low in 2017

The poverty rate declined overall in 2017 but the rate among Hispanics had one of the largest year-to-year drops across demographic groups and was the lowest since poverty estimates for Hispanics were first published...

Alfonso Cuarón’s ‘Roma’ is considered one the best films of the year. Here’s why

Plenty of filmmakers have made personal films, but not many have gone to the lengths Mexican director Alfonso Cuarón did to recreate his family home from childhood for his latest movie, “Roma.” But “Roma” is...

Mientras damos la bienvenida a madres y niños, la Patrulla Fronteriza cierra la...

Since 2013, the Border Angels has convinced the border patrol  (previous local chiefs Beeson and Barlow) six times to open "the door of hope" at Friendship Park. However, this past weekend, Local Border Patrol chief Rodney Scott...

Instead of a wall, what if we built an energy corridor?

Instead of a wall, build a first-of-its-kind energy park that spans the 1,954 miles of the border between the United States and Mexico to bring energy, water, jobs and border security to the region. That's...

Passport denials reflect long history of racist attacks on Mexican Americans

The Washington Post and Texas Tribune have reported the U.S. State Department has begun denying passport applications, or annulling existing passports, from American citizens, largely Mexican Americans in South Texas. In some cases, applicants...

‘Why Did You Leave Me?’ The Migrant Children Left Behind as Parents Are Deported

Adayanci Perez Chavez, who was separated from her father when they crossed the border from Guatemala more than two months ago, has watched as one playmate after another has checked out of the migrant...

Washington construye muros. Mientras San Diego-Tijuana construyen puentes (inglés)

When the Cross-Border Express, the pedestrian bridge linking San Diego to Tijuana’s airport, opened in late 2015, it quickly became a powerful, tangible sign of San Diego’s evolving relationship with Tijuana, a symbol of...