Category: United States

Appeals Court Upholds Injunction Against Obama Immigration Order

Top Story — A federal appeals panel on Tuesday barred an executive order by President Barack Obama granting deportation protection and expanded rights to undocumented immigrants from taking immediate effect. […] Read More >

In New York, a Home for the Latino Experience

NEW YORK — The four actresses playing the Mirabal sisters wore light blue dresses, braids and buns decorating their hair, and teased each other in Spanish. They acted like kids, […] Read More >

U.S. Anti-Drug Chief to Retire After Colombia ‘Sex Party’ Allegations

Top Story — Michelle Leonhart, the head of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, will soon resign, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Tuesday, as controversy endures over her handling of a […] Read More >

New York Governor Visits Cuba to Build Business Ties

Top Story — Andrew Cuomo, the governor of New York state, visited Cuba Monday to lobby for increased commercial ties between his state’s businesses and the island nation, despite the […] Read More >

U.S. to Take Cuba Off Terror List

Top Story — U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced his intention to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, the latest step taken toward the […] Read More >

U.S., Cuban Leaders Meet, A First Since 1959

Top Story — U.S. President Barack Obama met with Cuban leader Raúl Castro on Saturday, the first time the two countries’ heads of state have been face-to-face since Cuba’s 1959 […] Read More >

Great Reads Round-Up: April 6-12

As Colombian Oil Money Flowed to Clintons, State Department Took No Action to Prevent Labor Violations Matthew Cunningham-Cook, David Sirota and Andrew Perez. International Business Times. April 8, 2015. (2,695 […] Read More >

Summit of the Americas Begins, U.S.-Cuba Relations Take Center Stage

Top Story — The Summit of The Americas begins today in Panama, and historic diplomatic talks between the United States and Cuba are at the center of attention as the […] Read More >

US Deports Salvadoran ‘Dirty War’ General

Top Story — U.S. authorities on Wednesday deported a ex-army general from El Salvador for his alleged role in human rights abuses during that country’s civil war, which ran from […] Read More >

Gunmen Ambush Mexico Police, Killing 15

An ambush by criminal gunmen against police in the western Mexican state of Jalisco killed 15 officers and injured five, authorities announced on Tuesday — the deadliest attack targeting the […] Read More >