Mexico

Indigenous Mayans find community in East Oakland

When it comes to Mayan culture, most people tend to think of the ancient civilization…

5 Best Latin American Players to Appear at This Year’s World Cup

Latin America has always had a strong showing at the World Cup and this year…

Aristegui believes immigrants will overcome Trump

Berkeley, Calif.—Like a rock star, journalist Carmen Aristegui was received with a long applause in…

Vicente Fox visits Bay Area, offers Trump some advice

Former Mexican president Vicente Fox (2000-2006) travelled to the Bay Area recently, paying a visit…

Bittersweet Sixteen: Reflections on 16 years as an American

I moved from Mexico to the United States 16 years ago, on March 1, 2001.…

Tijuana’s Haitian refugee crisis

It was a rainy day in January when I drove from San Francisco to Tijuana,…

Oaxaca violence a symptom of a much deeper problems

Understanding everything that is happening in the state of Oaxaca is not easy, and as…

Homeless street artist brushes pain away one stroke at a time

San Francisco’s Mission District is historically home to numerous murals and creative spaces, and artists—many…

Latina recognized for helping immigrant youth find asylum in the U.S.

When Sister Norma Pimentel asked the pregnant mother fleeing Honduras with her 3-year-old daughter when…

Bay Area Latina develops scholarship app for undocumented students

Former DREAMer and East Palo Alto resident Sarahi Espinoza Salamanca was one of four Latinas…