Hector Luis Alamo

El Chapo in Prison Changes Nothing

If it’s a waste of time for Mexico, then it’s a waste of money here.

  • Feb 14, 2019
  • 10:50 am

The US Wants to Intervene in Venezuela: We Won’t Get Fooled Again?

Just read the writing on the wall.

  • Feb 6, 2019
  • 9:53 am

The Puerto Rican Revolution Will Not Have Corporate Sponsors

The only thing shocking about all the corporate sponsors pulling their support for the 60th annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade is that people are actually shocked.

  • May 25, 2017
  • 1:18 pm

A Bad Puerto Rican

Everyone seems to understand that Oscar López Rivera, as with the late Fidel Castro and Nelson Mandela, is no saint, and yet he’s still being treated as such.

  • Jan 26, 2017
  • 12:21 pm

Deported to Death

The blood of Central Americans is on President Obama’s hands.

  • Jun 28, 2016
  • 2:32 pm

The Lies About Venezuela

As one viral video recently put it, “Venezuela is a total disaster.” But what’s the truth?

  • Jun 27, 2016
  • 1:42 pm

Congressman Vendepatria of Idaho

Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Congressman Raúl Labrador of Idaho says he wasn’t elected to Congress to solve his homeland’s problems.

  • May 26, 2016
  • 8:56 am

Operation Bootstrap Redux

Latin America, send us your poor, your violent, your drug-addicted.

  • May 18, 2016
  • 10:03 am

Why Young People of Color Are Rejecting Hillary Clinton

Even if it means a Donald Trump presidency.

  • May 11, 2016
  • 9:14 am

Saving Puerto Rico

Enough talk. Here’s what must be done.

  • May 2, 2016
  • 2:50 pm

Narco-State of Mind

This is gritty journalism.

  • Apr 28, 2016
  • 12:04 pm

Hillary’s Next Coup

Clinton will find a way to win, no matter how, it seems. And that’s not really democracy.

  • Apr 19, 2016
  • 12:49 pm

Time for Puerto Rico to Fly and Be Free

Puerto Ricans are the sleepwalkers of Latin America.

  • Apr 15, 2016
  • 9:16 am

Hillary Rodham Trump

Why some people on the left will never vote for the presumptive Democratic nominee.

  • Apr 6, 2016
  • 9:32 am

How Hillary’s Honduras Policy Killed Berta Cáceres (VIDEO)

When a military coup removed the president of Honduras in 2009, Sec. Clinton was forced to choose between democracy and business interests. You already know which she chose.

  • Mar 15, 2016
  • 1:27 pm

Nothing New Under the Puerto Rican Sun

Ninety-nine years after Puerto Ricans were granted second-class citizenship, why should anyone be surprised that many of the rights of U.S. citizenship don’t apply in Puerto Rico?

  • Mar 9, 2016
  • 12:11 pm

Fear and Loathing and the Supreme Court

If the rumors are true, Pres. Obama plans to nominate Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, a moderate Republican, to the Supreme Court. What’s behind the president’s pick?

  • Feb 25, 2016
  • 1:17 pm

Dolores Huerta Is Wrong

As a defender of workers’ rights, a champion of women and a true Latina icon, Dolores Huerta deserves the status of living legend. She’s also wrong about Hillary Clinton.

  • Feb 24, 2016
  • 10:32 am

Close Gitmo. All of It.

On Tuesday Pres. Obama announced plans to close the military detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, ignoring the issue of the much larger U.S. naval base there.

  • Feb 23, 2016
  • 12:52 pm

The Black History of Latinos

How Latinos should celebrate Black History Month.

  • Feb 21, 2016
  • 12:09 pm

What Being a Bernie Sanders Supporter Means (and What It Doesn’t)

Backing a candidate doesn’t mean you think he or she is the best person for the job. It also doesn’t mean those who don’t support your candidate are evil.

  • Feb 19, 2016
  • 10:27 am