López Obrador: "I am not corrupt"
López Obrador believes that his own ideals and his battle against corruption are what distinguishes him from other Mexican politicians. That's what will eventually lead him to the National Palace in 2018. "The third time’s the charm," he says.
How Trump is becoming a model of excellence for banana republic autocrats
Some say Trump's latest moves have made the United States resemble Nicaragua, led by strongman Daniel Ortega.
A Q&A with Laura Bay, President of National PTA
Re. Samuel Rodriguez asks what Spanish-language resources are available from the PTA that can help Hispanic parents better understand the status of their child’s education.
79,344 Deaths Under Peña Nieto
Since Peña Nieto took office in 2012, 79,344 Mexicans have been murdered, according to Mexico’s Department of the Interior.
In restless Venezuela, the military will determine how long Maduro's regime can last
Will the current demonstrations end differently than the 2014 protest movement or last year’s failed attempt to remove the president via referendum?
The First 100 Days of Fear
"In Trump’s first 100 days in office, a climate of fear has taken hold among the country’s 11 million undocumented immigrants, the vast majority of whom come from Latin America," writes Jorge Ramos. "Every day there are new reasons for dread."
What Trump's first 100 days has meant for Latinos
The White House refuses to understand the critical importance of engaging the largest minority in the country and the fastest growing segment of the population.
Experts call Ted Cruz's plan to fund border wall with Chapo's drug money 'delusional'
Just when it seemed like Donald Trump's border wall plans couldn't get any more absurd, Texas Senator Ted Cruz found a way to take the farce to the next level with a payment scheme that analysts are calling "delusional."
First Hispanic Democratic Chairman at Odds with Hispanics View on Abortion
Tom Pérez should know that religion is deeply important for many Latinos living in the United States. And while there is public polling suggesting that Latinos are becoming a lot more open to same-sex marriage, this trend has not translated over to abortion.
What the story of Dreamer Juan Manuel Montes can teach us all
Those of us advocating for comprehensive immigration reform must not allow ourselves to get embroiled in the wrong battles. It's important to get the facts straight.
How to steal $3.5 billion
People are not happy with the Mexican government because the scope of crimes allegedly committed by a host of state governors. It's hardly surprising when you add up the amount of money they may have stolen.
Russia Won! How Putin succeeded in dividing America
Our political, racial, religious and economic rifts are glaringly obvious for all to see and they constantly assault our sense of national identity. What it means to be American is as fragile today as it’s ever been and this presents an easy opening for those who wish to do us harm.
450 Ways to Divide Us
"That’s how many companies have presented bids to build President Donald Trump’s wall along the border between Mexico and the United States," writes Jorge Ramos.
Is the US immigration court system broken?
Since 2002, funding for immigration enforcement has more than quadrupled. During the same time period, resources for immigration courts have increased by much less – 74 percent. A backlog of cases has arisen largely because of an increase in the number of Central American women and children seeking asylum. More judges and asylum officers are needed.
The Children Caught in Syria’s War
"Trump has done what Obama would not by entering one of the most complicated conflicts in the world," writes Jorge Ramos.