Divulgando la cultura en dos idiómas.

Numbers of femicides on the rise

Femicide total for 2022 tops 4,000 in Latin America, CaribbeanBy Roberta Pardo Thousands of women are victims of femicide every year in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to a report by the U.N. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) published at the end of 2023.Femicide is defined by the World Health […]

More than 100 killed by Israeli fire in Gaza

More than 100 Palestinians were killed and hundreds more injured on Feb. 29, when Israeli troops opened fire on hundreds waiting for food aid in Gaza, multiple media outlets reported.Health officials confirmed that day that at least 112 people died and 750-plus wounded. The Health Ministry described the attack as a “massacre.”The people were reportedly […]

Pope Francis approves blessings of same-sex couples

By Chara Pope Francis recently announced that the Catholic Church would begin blessing same-sex couples.The decision was formalized through a document issued by the Vatican. The document states that those seeking God’s love and mercy should not be subjected to exhaustive moral examination to receive it. As The Associated Press and other media outlets reported, […]

Recordando el 2023

By Angie Baldelomar JanuaryThe year started with an increase of COVID-19 cases in Asia, forcing the United States to require passengers traveling from China, Hong Kong and Macau to undergo a COVID-19 viral test no more than two days before date of travel.In international news, thousands of supporters of far-right former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro […]

Jorge Ramos: AMLO; 5 años, 161,518 muertos

Los abrazos no funcionaron.Y no es cuestión de cómo se presentan los datos. El gran fracaso del gobierno del presidente Andrés Manuel López Orador es la violencia, la impunidad, los feminicidios, los asesinatos de periodistas y los desaparecidos.Su gobierno – lo he dicho antes – es el más violento de la era moderna, desde la […]

Individuals, organizations working to help Hurricane Otis victims

By Chara Acapulco, Mexico, continues to feel the effects of Hurricane Otis.Thousands of families remain without shelter since the Category 5 hurricane pounded Acapulco in October. In addition, a recent report from the Associated Press put the death toll at a minimum of 48 people.Individuals and organizations have visited – and continue to visit – […]

Mexico sets February as deadline for registering to vote abroad

By Chara With the 2024 Mexican elections, voters have the opportunity to help elect the president of Mexico; national senators; and in some cases, governors, government chiefs and migrant representatives in some federal entities.To vote from abroad, Mexicans must be 18 or older, reside outside Mexico and possess a valid voter ID (INE). And as […]

Rebuild after Hurricane Otis

By Jorge Coromac Rebuilding a community goes beyond the infrastructure: It is about restoring hope and dignity to its inhabitants “Hurricane Otis took my roof, destroyed my home… there is no food, no water service, there is no electricity, there is so much trash, sewer system collapsed, there are still families that cannot access to […]

Hurricane Otis death toll reaches 48; search, recovery efforts continue

By Roberta PardoAt least 48 people have died after Hurricane Otis hit the Mexican coastal state of Guerrero recently, according to a report by Mexican authorities and reported by multiple media outlets.Mexican authorities said 43 people had died in the tourist city of Acapulco, with five deaths reported in the smaller town of Coyuca de […]

Jorge Ramos: La vida entre misiles

ASHKELON, ISRAEL, CERCA DE LA FRONTERA CON GAZA — Esto no es vida. Ni para los israelíes ni para los palestinos. Es en lo único en que los dos pueblos están de acuerdo.Una mañana salí de Tel Aviv, hacia el sur, cuando de pronto el cielo se llenó de puntitos blancos. Eran misiles. Y luego […]