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Mexico -- The New Destination Country
Jan 23, 2013
U.S. media coverage of Mexican migration themes focuses on the outflow of people from south of the border to north of the border. But for some, Mexico is viewed as a land of opportunity and a promising new home. Despite...
The Breast Club -- Victoria Finds Sisterhood and Hope
Dec 18, 2012
Editor's Note: When Victoria Contreras was diagnosed with breast cancer, she felt frightened and isolated. She rediscovered hope and community at the Breast Club, a local support group in Lima, Peru. This video is part of the series "Cancer's New Battleground...
Peru Reverses Ban on Police in Same-Sex Relationships
Dec 17, 2012
The Peruvian government on Friday reversed a ban on police officers being in same-sex relationships just days after the ban was passed, El Peruanu reports.The legislative decree stated that officers in same-sex relationships that "scandalized" the Peruvian police forces and...
Years Later, Human Trafficking Survivors at Risk of Re-Exploitation
Aug 30, 2012
Pictured above: Lili Samad, a survivor of international labor trafficking, holds her three-year-old daughter. Photo by Jason Winshell/ SF Public PressWhen Lili Samad came to the Bay Area to work as a nanny for an Egyptian government official, she thought it was...
Asian American Athletes Represent U.S. at 2012 Olympics
Jul 25, 2012
 More than a dozen Asian and Pacific Islander American athletes will represent Team USA at the Summer Olympic Games in London, and several more will serve as back-ups or replacements. The competitors will join hundreds of fellow Americans in their...
Latin American Imams and Rabbis Strengthen Muslim-Jewish Relations
Mar 27, 2012
As Jews and Muslims in France mourn together the savage murders of three children and a rabbi at a Jewish school in Toulouse and the earlier killings of three French soldiers, including two Muslims, a delegation of 14 imams and...
A Tale of Two Undocumented Graduates
Mar 20, 2012
Raul Rodriguez and Alberto Ledesma live parallel lives. Both proudly claim UC Berkeley as their alma mater. Both have worked hard academically. And both have published personal essays about the stigma of being an undocumented student. But that’s where their...
U.S. Visas Aid Trafficking Victims, At Their Peril
Feb 22, 2012
Zoraida Peña Canal, left, was trafficked from Peru to be a domestic servant in Walnut Creek. Lawyer Avantika Rao guided her through the complex T visa program. Peña Canal prevailed, without law enforcement certification of her case. Photo courtesy of...
Mexican Media Question Secret U.S. Military Actions
Jan 15, 2012
Traducción al españolMEXICO CITY — Opinion pieces appeared in two of this city’s daily newspapers that would not normally reach U.S. audiences and are worth mentioning.One by Luís Gutiérrez Esparza, appearing Dec. 28 in the Excelsior newspaper, recaps disclosures that...
It's Easier to be Gay than Undocumented
Dec 29, 2011
Inspired by the recently released film "Pariah," Salon teamed up with New America Media to run a series of coming out stories by minority and immigrant LGBT youth. A new story will be published each day throughout the week. This...
Planeta o Muerte -- Evo Morales and the Revolutionary Politics of Mother Earth
New America Media, News Report, By: Roberto Lovato//Photo: Alexandra Corazza, Apr 21, 2010
By convening the World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth (CMPCC), Evo Morales, the president of Bolivia, has established himself as the leader of a hybrid global movement that links the rights of humans to what organizers have coined the universal rights of Mother Earth.
Dream act
New Bill May Save Undocumented Students From Deportation
IExaminer, News report, Paul Kim, Feb 24, 2010
The DREAM Act (Development, Relief and Education of Alien Minors) would give undocumented minors a chance to enlist in the military or go to school in the U.S., thus preparing a way for them to become citizens.
New America Now: The Power of Women
New America Now, Audio, Jan 29, 2010
New America Now presents A Woman's Special featuring the only female Prime Minister of Peru, a rare example of a woman completing a Torah, and the reality of emerging roles for Muslim women today.
An Old American Tradition: Celebrating Mexican Independence Day
New America Media, New Feature, David E. Hayes-Bautista , Sep 16, 2009
Celebrating Mexican Independence Day on Sept. 16 is an old American tradition, one that stretches back to the American Civil War.
Louder Than Words: Ann Kaneko Tackles Controversial Documentaries
Audrey Magazine, News report , Jennifer Chen, Aug 19, 2009
Award-winning filmmaker Ann Kaneko isnt afraid to tackle the controversial in her documentaries, making statements that resonate long after the screen goes black.
Ecuadors Amazonian Indian confederation faces varied threats
Indian Country Today, News report , Aug 12, 2009
Approximately 100 representatives of Ecuadors Amazonian Indian nations recently gathered in the community of Union Base, to celebrate the inauguration of new leadership for the Confederation of Indigenous Nations of the Ecuadorian Amazon.
Honduran Violence, U.S. Aid Test Obama's Global Image
New America Media, News Analysis, Roberto Lovato, Jul 06, 2009
The whole Latin American world is watching Honduras and President Obama, who still has not heeded calls to suspend U.S. military aid to Honduras. In fact, Latin America may well be where the decline and fall of Obamas global rock star status begins.
Voices Raised Against Violence in Peru
OneWorld.net, News Report, Jun 12, 2009
Violent confrontations broke out Friday as approximately 400 Peruvian riot police used force to dismantle a blockade built by indigenous protesters on a highway in northern Peru, near the town of Bagua Grande.
The Virus in South America
EFE - El Diario/La Prensa, May 01, 2009
Across South America, governments are urging their citizens to take precautions to avoid swine flu, report EFE and El Diario/La Prensa.

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