Category: Dispatches

Rally For Immigration Reform Held in New York City; Immigration Organizations Want Comprehensive Law In 2010

New York — Protesters carrying signs declaring “Justice and Dignity for the Immigrants” and “Reform Not Raids” converged inside the Judson Memorial Church, in New York City’s Washington Square Park, […] Read More >

Cuban Musicians Resuming U.S. Performances

NEW YORK — New York City recently hosted its first Cuban band in five years, after the group Septeto Nacional became the first to win a visa that allowed it […] Read More >

Lofty Goals and a Long Way to Go; Sex Work and HIV Remain Steady in the Caribbean

NEW YORK — The going rate for unprotected sex with a prostitute in Haiti’s urban centers was less than one U.S. dollar in 2001, says an article posted by the […] Read More >

Fewer Voices, More Stories; How Thorough Is Coverage of Mexico’s Drug War?

NEW YORK—With recent shootouts and brutal massacres, drug-related violence in northern Mexico continues to increase in both blood and numbers. Marc Lacey, The New York Times bureau chief for Mexico, […] Read More >

Putting the Best Face on a Coup D’Etat

The government of Honduras – referred to these days as “de facto,” “interim” or “illegitimate” – is dealing with its public perception problem just like any tarnished ruling party would: […] Read More >