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Wonderful World: Discover Puerto Rico

By Tom Sawyer Welcome tourists! In this edition, we will talk about Puerto Rico, one of the Free Associated States of the U.S. It is an archipelago that has the main island and other islands, islets, and smaller cays. Since 1917 all 4 million Puerto Ricans became American citizens. Since the arrival of Christopher Columbus in 1493 to 1898, they …

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Plan to tackle gender violence

By Angie Baldelomar The government of Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador presented a plan to combat gender violence on March 6, after authorities acknowledged Mexico has failed to do enough to protect women. According to The Associated Press (AP), the plan includes efforts to identify and fix holes in active murder investigations; to standardize femicide — the killings of …

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Wonderful World: Discover La Paz

By Tom Sawyer Welcome tourists! In this edition we will talk about La Paz, Bolivia. The city was founded in 1548 by the Spanish conqueror Alonso de Mendoza. Officially named Nuestra Señora de La Paz, it has about 800 thousand citizens, while its metropolitan area has a population density of almost 2 million.  Considered a global city of “Gamma” class, …

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Mexímetro 02.28.19

02/21/19 Un delincuente que había sido arrestado por haber robado dinero a un cliente de un banco, escapó del hospital donde era atendido. Según versiones de las autoridades, el hombre se encontraba custodiado en un hospital de la Ciudad de México pero el policía que lo vigilaba no se percató de la fuga. Autoridades investigan los hechos y al oficial …

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Mexican girl wins prestigious science award

By Angie Baldelomar An 8-year-old Mexican girl has become the first child to win a prestigious science prize from Mexico’s National Autonomous University (UNAM) for demonstrating outstanding skills on science diffusion. Xochitl Guadalupe Cruz Lopez, who lives in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, created a solar water heater made from discarded objects, including hoses, and glass panels from a …

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Wonderful World: Discover Puerto Escondido

By Tom Sawyer Welcome tourists, in this edition we will talk about Puerto Escondido a beautiful port of Mexico. For many years was a small fishing village but because of the beauty of it has become one of the main tourist centers of the state of Oaxaca. It has a very small population of just under 50 thousand residents. There …

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Ramos, Univision crew freed after brief detention in Venezuela

By Angie Baldelomar Univision anchor Jorge Ramos and his five-person TV crew were briefly detained on Monday (Feb. 25) at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, during an interview with President Nicolas Maduro. Ramos told Univision they were detained for two hours on Monday night after asking a question Maduro did not approve of. After being released, they were sent …

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Mexímetro – Noticias de México

By Chara 02/14/19 Autoridades de la Ciudad de México están alarmadas pues los asaltos afuera de los bancos siguen incrementándose. El modo de operación de estos criminales es robar ya sea la persona a pie a punta de arma de fuego o bien llegar a bordo de una motocicleta y quitarles el dinero. Autoridades informaron que las colonias con más …

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Wonderful World: Discover San José Part 2

Welcome tourists! In this edition we will talk again about San José the capital of Costa Rica, which in case you missed it in the previous chapter is considered one of the most attractive capitals of Central America. The foundation dates back to 1848, although most of the population already habited the area since 1737. The name of the city …

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Dra. Nancy Álarez: I don’t understand Pope Francis

“Against the judgment of the Venezuelan church itself, the Vatican has wanted to be present at the inauguration of Nicolas Maduro, which has been almost universally catalogued as illegitimate and with very few representatives from other countries.” —Carlos Esteban (Infovaticana). When Pope Francis was chosen and began to take certain measures, show his simplicity and pretend to make changes that …

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