As Venezuela's presidential election wraps up, Hugo Chavez is doing all he can to secure every vote. That includes chartering a bus to bring Venezuelan citizens across the border from Colombia in advance of Sunday's election. But his opponent, Henrique Capriles, is doing his best to recruit cross-border voters as well.
Richard Blanco is the first immigrant to be the poet for a US presidential inauguration. In his new memoir, he talks about Thanksgiving in his Cuban-American household, where it was treated more like San Giving — a saint's day.
The news about climate change comes rather like snowflakes in a blizzard-from all directions at once, and accumulating in such overwhelming amounts and impact that it can be hard to know where to start digging out [...]
When Ecuador-born Gaby Pacheco was in 8th grade in Miami, she realized she and her sisters weren't US citizens. But instead of hiding, Pacheco became an activist and at 28, she's still fighting to get immigration reform through Congress.
A United Nations group set out to clean up a Port-au-Prince neighborhood by converting trash to cooking fuel. It was a project with many goals, that ultimately wasn't sustainable financially. It seems many programs in Haiti suffer under their own weight.