Global leaders congregate in Mexico for Nobel Peace Summit

Story and photos by Tere Siqueira From Sept. 19 to 22, 1,200 youth and 30 Nobel Peace Prize recipients gathered in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, for the Nobel Peace Summit. Prize-winners who attended the mix of education, dialogue and networking activities included Juan Manuel Santos, former president of Colombia; F.W. De Klerk, former president of South […]

Domestic violence survivor shares her struggles

By Roberta Pardo For Marina Carrillo, domestic violence is more than statistics. For nine years, it was her life. Born in Chihuahua, Mexico, Carrillo moved to the United States when she was in her early 20s, where she met her now ex-husband. That was when her torment started. Carrillo lived in Kansas City for 10 […]

U.S. government sets record on deportation filings

By Chara The Trump administration has set a record for the number of deportation filings for one fiscal year. According to Newsweek, the Trump administration has filed 385,000 deportation proceedings during fiscal year 2019. A report from Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse stated that, between October 2018 and August 2019, there were 384,977 deportation […]