• Alternatives to Facebook

    Shelly Palmer  Facebook has been under relentless attack since the Cambridge Analytica scandal in early 2018. Broadcasters and news publishers have declared open season on Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg, and other senior executives at the company. And while not quite ubiquitous, #deletefacebook pops up every time there’s a story...
  • Feliz semana de San Patricio

    Mario Jiménez Castillo El Observador   El día 17 de marzo se celebra en el mundo católico, el día de San Patricio, fiesta de origen irlandés que honra al Santo, quien fuera el misionero que evangelizó y llevó el Cristianismo a la Isla en el siglo 400 DC. Durante...
  • Cinequest Film Review: Clean Hands

    Jose Posadas El Observador “Clean Hands”, a documentary from director Michael Dominic, tells the story of the Lopez family surviving off the largest dump, known as La Chureca, in Nicaragua. Filmed over 7 years we are introduced to Blanca and her partner Javier and their 4 young children. Shot...
  • Report: Biofuels Policy Backfires, Hurts Environment

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A new report on the nation’s Renewable Fuel Standard shows multiple ways the policy has had major unintended consequences for the environment. Researchers from University of California-Davis, Kansas State University and the University of Wisconsin found that promoting the biofuel ethanol drove up...
  • Community Grant Program Seeks CA Projects to Improve Livability

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SAN FRANCISCO – Community improvements don’t have to be big projects to make a big difference in people’s lives. AARP is looking for ideas that will improve local neighborhoods. The 3rd annual AARP Community Challenge grant program is taking applications from government agencies and nonprofits now...
  • Conociendo A “Allison”

    Hablamos con Erik Canales de la banda pop-rock, Allison Arturo Hilario El Observador A partir de 2002, la banda Allison de México ha progresado en el género pop-rock, acumulando varios éxitos y admiradores a lo largo de casi dos décadas. Recientemente tuvimos la oportunidad de hablar con el líder...
  • Mexican tequila being made to resist climate change

    EFE Mexico City – Fine tequila, the symbol of Mexico so popular at parties and friendly get-togethers, is not exempt from the effects of climate change, which is leading scientists to apply their technology to protect the Aztec nation’s signature alcoholic beverage. Miguel Angel Dominguez, chairman of the Tequila...
  • “ROMA” O COMO TRANSFORMAR AL MUNDO

    José López Zamorano La Red Hispana    No todo el arte debe tener como objetivo transformar al mundo. Existen grandes obras maestras de la música o de la pintura que son la expresión más pura del espíritu humano y que nos conectan misteriosamente con las fibras más sensibles de...
  • UNCHALLENGED OPERATIONS NORMS

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR A NORM is a pattern of behavior within an organization, or its society; A “NORM” is an accepted unchallenged model. The progressive development of human civil rights would not have occurred without the challenge of certain norms being practiced and accepted as the way we...

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