Latinos among hardest hit in California wildfires
The Latino population in the California wine country of Sonoma and Napa counties grew by more than 60 percent between 2000 and 2015, according to U.S. Census data. Gusty winds continue to fan wildfires, forcing more evacuations.
Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda talks about coming to the U.S. mainland to play baseball
A scene form the new documentary A Long Way From Home about the desegregation of professional baseball.
The untold story of baseball’s desegregation
Miami-based filmmaker Gaspar González discusses his latest documentary, A Long Way from Home, on the prolonged fight to desegregate professional baseball, and explains why Latinos are part of the story.
Cristina Jiménez Moreta: from undocumented immigrant to winner of 'genius' award
Born in Ecuador, she is one of the three Latinos who were awarded a MacArthur Foundation 'genius grant' this week, for her work in defense of immigrants.
Here's how much the National Rifle Association donates to politicians in heavily Hispanic districts
Hispanic lawmakers and those from districts with large Latino populations received money from the pro-gun organization, which spends $4.5 million a year in a country pummeled by mass shootings.
'Nasty': the combative t-shirt worn by the mayor of San Juan that went viral
"What is truly nasty is turning your back on the people of Puerto Rico," said Carmen Yulin Cruz, in response to Trump's criticism of her in advance of his presidential visit to the island.
One crisis too many: Puerto Ricans ponder abandoning the island after Maria
Without electricity, water, or communications, some Puerto Ricans are considering joining the diaspora. They survived the island's long-running economic crisis, but Maria is too much. In the last three days more than 10,000 Puerto Ricans have arrived in Florida.
Trump says Puerto Rico hurricane not a "real disaster like Katrina," but shakes hands with San Juan mayor
“Now I hate to tell you, Puerto Rico, but you’ve thrown our budget a little out of whack because we’ve spent a lot of money on Puerto Rico," Trump tells hurricane-ravaged island.
US expels half Cuba's diplomats over sonic "attacks"
The Trump administration ordered the expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats from Washington, the State Department announced on Tuesday. It said the move was necessary to ensure "equitable staffing levels" after last week’s U.S. move to cut its own embassy staff in Havana. Cuba protested the expulsion calling it "unfounded and unacceptable."
No cemeteries or power. The difficulties of burying the dead after Maria
Without phones, relatives must walk to police stations to report deaths in Puerto Rico. Without power, funeral homes cannot hold bodies or wakes
In photos: The complicated task of burying a relative in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
In Lares, a municipality in the northwest, residents have nowhere to take their loved ones after the municipal cemetery was destroyed. With basic services down to a minimum, burying a recently deceased releatives has turned into an odyssey.
Puerto Rican mayor's response to Trump: "I only have one goal, to save lives"
Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz reacted to comments on Twitter by President Trump in which he said Puerto Ricans “want everything done for them."
Lin-Manuel Miranda To Trump: ‘You’re Going Straight To Hell’ For Blasting San Juan Mayor “No long lines for you,” he said. “They’ll clear a path.”
“No long lines for you,” the Hamilton creator said on Twitter. “They’ll clear a path.” Trump earlier bashed Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz on Saturday calling her "nasty" for criticizing the administration's slow response to Hurricane Maria.
Why so 'Despacito' Donald? Rubio and Florida politicians react quicker than Trump on Puerto Rico
Senator Marco Rubio and Governor Rick Scott are trying not to be associated with the president's slow response. The crisis caused by Hurricane Maria is expected to accelerate the exodus of Puerto Ricans to Florida, and potentially shake politics in the most coveted swing state in the nation.
This is how some designers wanted the Trump border wall to look like, but they were turned down
About 200 prototypes were presented to build the border wall proposed by President Donald Trump. Some by way of protest and others quite serious, were rejected by the federal administration when the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency announced the start of construction of eight selected models. The chosen prototypes belonging to six construction companies have not been revealed. These are some of the designs that were rejected.