The 10.2 percent reading represents 62 million people, and is the highest for the region since 2008.
La reciente ceremonia en el norte de Filadelfia con motivo del cambio de nombre de una sección de Glenwood Avenue fue un paso para retroceder la profunda pobreza que impregna a la ciudad.
The recent ceremony in North Philadelphia renaming a portion of Glenwood Avenue in honor of legendary heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier was a salient step in pushing back on a profound poverty that permeates the city.
While everybody remembers Martin Luther King Jr., few talk about the segregation that still haunts our communities.
Cuando todos conmemoran a Martin Luther King Jr., pocos hablan de la segregación aún latente en nuestras comunidades.
The Latino community will be the most affected by the Republican fiscal project.
Las comunidad Latina será la más afectada por el proyecto fiscal Republicano.
For Philadelphia filmmaker Gilberto Gonzales the mere mention of the name Donald Trump unleashes an inferno of verbal fire citing failures of the President coast to coast on issues of import to Latinos from Trump’s readiness to squander millions on building that border wall to Trump’s “mishandling” of recovery efforts in Puerto Rico.
Last week, I spent about $2 on a tube of ChapStick lip balm for one of my students who showed up to school with a mouth so dry and cracked that his bottom lip was bloody.
The struggle for a decent home is the day-to-day life of millions of Chileans. This is their story.
The spoils society advances.
The “spoils society” is a phrase I coined some years ago to illustrate a basic problem of wealthy societies, including, of course, the United States.
The hurricane's human cost is particularly apparent in Immokalee, a southwestern Florida town of around 20,000 inhabitants where approximately half of the population are undocumented farmworkers from Mexico, Guatemala and Haiti who work in tomato, cucumber, bell pepper and pumpkin fields.
Philadelphia is not only the City of Brotherly Love, it is also the City of Sisterly Effectiveness. The City now joins thirty-one other major American cities with women’s commissions, dedicated to shining a light on issues that women experience through intersectional data-collection and discourse, and tearing down the barriers of male dominance in a variety of fields, sectors, and categories.
As part of an effort to curb prison violence, the leftist government has imposed a militarized administration in roughly half of Venezuela's penal institutions. US Vice President Mike Pence said Monday in Cartagena, Colombia, that Venezuela is a failed state that threatens the security and prosperity of the entire hemisphere.
A última hora de la noche las autoridades estadounidenses acusaron formalmente de asesinato en segundo grado a James Alex Fields Jr., de 20 años y natural de Ohio, como presunto autor del atropello.
Interview with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos days before the visit of Vicepresident Mike Pence to the country
President Donald Trump announced today his support for a bill that would halve legal immigration to the country over the next decade and eliminate the annual international contest for which the US government raises residence permits.
The beneficiaries of the Fruit and Vegetables Prescription program (FVRx) in California are 95 per cent Hispanic.
The main task ahead for Afro-descendants is to "make definitive progress to close the economic gap since, in Latin America and the Caribbean, poverty has a face and a color, according to the coordinator of the Network of Afro-Latin American, Afro-Caribbean and Diaspora Women (RMAAD)
Each year, dozens of Latino transgenders immigrate to the U.S. seeking acceptance and stability. Often, their path is not smooth.
Disappointment is how Louis Cruz described his reaction to the closed door he encountered when he sought work for his company on the project City Hall and Conrail proudly announced recently to cleanup a section of railroad tracks in West Kensington where a filthy heroin abuse corridor has festered for nearly twenty years.
Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been sentenced to nine years and six months in prison for corruption and money laundering.
At the risk of setting off more fireworks, I’ve spent the days surrounding the Fourth of July trying to answer a question that has perplexed U.S. Latinos for generations. Whether the yardstick is starting businesses, creating jobs, spreading opportunity, serving in uniform or displaying optimism in hard times, America’s largest minority has shown time and again that we love this country.
But does the country love us back?
The only disagreement within the party is about how sharp-edged and left-wing that message should be. But it is increasingly clear that the problem for Democrats has little to do with economics and much more to do with a cluster of issues they would rather not revisit -- about culture, social mores and national identity.
The recent announcement that City Hall and Conrail cut a deal to cleanup the notorious heroin corridor along a section of railroad track running through Philadelphia’s Fairhill and West Kensington communities is welcomed removal of a dangerous blight that’s festered for nearly two decades.