Hector Luis Alamo

Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz Are Hypocrites

Both Republican senators have come out against the U.S. taking in Syrian refugees after last week’s Paris attacks, even as tens of thousands of Cuban refugees stream across the Texas border.

  • Nov 17, 2015
  • 2:13 pm

Je ne suis pas un pacifiste

Last week’s Paris attacks are the mark of a religious threat willing to do anything to destroy democracy wherever it exists.

  • Nov 16, 2015
  • 12:44 pm

For Hillary, the Less Latinos Know, the Better

Hillary Clinton is hawkish on immigration and Latin America. But will Latino voters care?

  • Nov 10, 2015
  • 2:15 pm

Hurricane Sam

In Honduras, Cuba is proving to be the antidote to years of U.S. policies.

  • Nov 9, 2015
  • 2:10 pm

The People of Puerto Rico Are Marching

A centuries-long battle has raged over the future of Puerto Rico, and now is as good a time as any to choose sides.

  • Nov 5, 2015
  • 12:38 pm

Keep Calm and Vote

Why Latinos should be more afraid of their sleeping giant than of big bad Trump.

  • Nov 3, 2015
  • 12:29 pm

Keep Your Inner Werebigot at Bay: Don’t Dress Up as a ‘Mexican’

The Univ. of Louisville’s president is forced to apology after his inner werebigot was revealed when he dressed up as a “Mexican.”

  • Oct 30, 2015
  • 1:22 pm

Marco Rubio is a Hypocrite (or Just Another Latino Republican)

The senator from Florida, like many Latino Republicans, opposes the same programs that helped him and his family succeed.

  • Oct 29, 2015
  • 11:23 am

Always Quoted, Never Read

A review of ‘José Martí: A Revolutionary Life,’ the latest biography of the 19th-century Cuban writer and revolutionary by Alfred J. López.

  • Oct 28, 2015
  • 1:09 pm

Democracy Is Dead in Guatemala

The election of military-backed conservative comedian Jimmy Morales as president of Guatemala proves the system of corruption is alive and kicking.

  • Oct 26, 2015
  • 1:46 pm

The Time Congress Almost Passed Immigration Reform

‘Immigration Battle’ details how a bipartisan push to pass reform almost reached a deal — before it collapsed in June 2014.

  • Oct 22, 2015
  • 3:49 pm

How Puerto Ricans Are ‘Born Losers’

When Puerto Rico’s chief economist calls Puerto Ricans who oppose the island’s policies “born losers,” he has a point — though it isn’t the one he was trying to make.

  • Oct 20, 2015
  • 3:59 pm

Citizens of Texas v. State of Texas

By allowing Texas officials to continue denying birth certificates to the U.S.-born children of undocumented parents, a federal judge places the rights of the state over the rights of citizens.

  • Oct 19, 2015
  • 2:38 pm

I Should Be in Puerto Rico

If colonialism finally wins in Puerto Rico, it’ll be because the United States succeeded in getting rid of all the Puerto Ricans.

  • Oct 16, 2015
  • 3:35 pm

Vota! Is the App That Helps Get Out the Vote

Want to make sure your friends and family members are not only registered to vote but actually get to the polling place on Election Day? Now there’s an app for that.

  • Oct 13, 2015
  • 6:22 am

What We Owe Columbus (And What We Don’t)

By still celebrating Columbus Day, we focus our reverence on the wrong people and actions. October 12 belongs not to the conquistadors, but to the people of the Americas.

  • Oct 12, 2015
  • 10:59 am

Brown Lives (Now) Matter

The National Council of La Raza is finally taking on the issue of police brutality against Latinos. What took them so long, and how serious are they?

  • Oct 6, 2015
  • 11:42 am

Scheming in Cuban

An exposé on how Cuban immigrants are gaming the U.S. welfare system also reveals that life under socialism is not nearly as bad as the Cuba lobby would have us believe.

  • Oct 5, 2015
  • 12:21 pm

Meet LAK6, the Newest Latina Superhero by Darryl Makes Comics

DMC editor-in-chief Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez discusses their latest crime fighter, and why it’s important for kids of color to see themselves reflected in comics.

  • Oct 4, 2015
  • 12:42 pm

It Isn’t Fun When People Can’t Name Latino Celebrities (VIDEO)

In a game dubbed “LaTina Fey,” the comedian and writer only manages to name eight Latino performers.

  • Sep 29, 2015
  • 5:11 pm

One Year Later, What Really Happened in Iguala (VIDEO)

The real, unofficial story of what happened to 43 students who went missing in Iguala, Mexico on September 26, 2014

  • Sep 25, 2015
  • 1:45 pm