Jorge Ramos : El tirano de Managua

Daniel Ortega estaba llorando.Era febrero de 1990 y el Frente Sandinista de Revolución Nacional acababa de perder las elecciones presidenciales frente a Violeta Barrios de Chamorro, viuda del legendario periodista Pedro Joaquín Chamorro. “Yo fui testigo de ese llanto de Daniel Ortega y de que mi mamá le dijo: ‘Ay, muchachito, no te preocupés, que […]

Latin American, Caribbean countries struggle to contain COVID-19

By Roberta PardoWhile the COVID-19 pandemic is receding in many parts of the world, including the United States and Europe, the pandemic is raging through Latin America and the Caribbean.By May, the official death toll for Latin American countries combined was nearing 1 million people, though experts believe the actual number is much higher. With […]

Black fungus cases spreading in India

By CharaThe Indian government has reported thousands of cases of black fungus over the past few months, according to multiple media outlets.Known in the medical community as mucormycosis, black fungus is a serious fungal infection. According to Healthline, it occurs when the immune system is weakened from health conditions or illness, generally appearing in people […]

Pope toughens church laws on sexual abuse

By Roberta Pardo Pope Francis issued the most extensive revision to Catholic Church law in four decades on Tuesday (June 1), insisting that bishops take action against clerics who abuse minors and vulnerable adults, commit fraud or attempt to ordain women.In the works since 2009, the revision involves all of Section 6 of the church’s […]

Peru has world’s worst per capita COVID death toll

By Roberta PardoPeru has more than doubled its COVID death toll following a review, making it the country with the world’s highest death rate per capita, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.The official death toll is 180,764, up from 69,342 in a country of about 33 million people, Peruvian health officials announced Monday (May […]

Mexico’s Andrea Meza crowned Miss Universe

By Roberta PardoMiss Mexico Andrea Meza was crowned Miss Universe at the 69th annual pageant, which was delayed a year because of COVID-19, Sunday night (May 16) at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida.“I am so honored to have been selected among the 73 other amazing women I stood with tonight,” […]

Televisa-Univision merger sets stage for Spanish-language streaming giant

By Roberta Pardo Newly unveiled Televisa-Univision is heading worldwide to beat out Spanish-language pay TV rivals.The deal, announced on April 13, will see Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa and Univision combine media, production and company personnel into a new company to be called Televisa-Univision. The company will launch its own streaming platform in early 2022, hoping […]

Jorge Ramos: El fin de la guerra sin fin

Es una de las cosas más peligrosas que he hecho en mi vida. En diciembre de 2001 viajé a Afganistán. La guerra había empezado unos meses antes. Estados Unidos buscaba desesperadamente a Osama bin Laden, el responsable de los actos terroristas del 11 de septiembre de 2001 (9/11) en los que murieron casi 3000 personas. […]

Migrant crisis deepens at the border

By Roberta Pardo The migrant crisis continues to deepen at the border.For the past several weeks, the Biden administration’s attention along the Mexico border has been consumed by the record numbers of migrant teens and children crossing into the country without their parents. The rate far exceeds the government’s ability to care for them.As they […]

CDC issues travel recommendations for fully vaccinated people

By Chara On April 2, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new travel guidelines for people who have received the COVID-19 vaccine.People are considered fully vaccinated once they have received their two shots of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or 1 shot of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, and have waited two […]