To be labeled “cool” — in the classic sense of the word — is a big compliment. In fact, being cool is much better than being smart, handsome, rich, respected or influential.
ROME — One person with a cellphone can save so many lives.
VATICAN CITY — If you had 10 seconds with Pope Francis, what would you tell him? In the past, I’ve wondered what I would say. Now I know.
Jorge Ramos with Pope Francis (December 2016).
Jorge Ramos talks to Father Mussie Zerai, the “Angel of the Sea” about his efforts to save immigrants coming to Europe. (Fortune + Time Global Forum) (October 2016).
MIAMI — Many times during the 30 years that I’ve lived in Miami, I’ve heard that Cuban dictator Fidel Castro was dead. In fact, Castro died two or three times a year, on average. Rumors would spread; I would get calls and texts about his death. These reports, of course, always turned out to be false.
That’s the question that millions of undocumented immigrants in the United States are now asking themselves. The fear is understandable. The Hispanic community is responding to months of Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric on the campaign trail.
Act on immigration first, please.
The Dreamers are, in fact, the leaders of a new immigration movement. The strategy of their parents was to hide and be silent; theirs is to be openly proud of who they are and to be in your face.
This isn’t the column I had planned to write this week. We got it wrong about Donald Trump.
With apologies to Carlos Gardel, the famous Argentine singer, 30 years is not nothing.