Two of the least popular politicians among Mexicans — on both sides of the border — met Wednesday.
They are the kind of party we all want to attend, but the bouncers will only let in the people they know. I’m talking about this fall’s three scheduled presidential debates. The bouncers are from the nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates, which since 1987 has rather successfully managed the logistics of these forums. The first debate of this new round is Monday, Sept. 26.
Jorge Ramos, a TIME 100 honoree, is the author of the upcoming book Take A Stand and a news anchor for Univision and Fusion.
What makes one of the most celebrated American writers — and a living legend of the Chicano literary genre — decide to pack up and move to Mexico?
Once again, Enrique Peña Nieto and his family appear to be benefiting from his position as president of Mexico. Once again, a scandal has been sparked by reporters asking questions. And once again, the whole situation reeks of corruption.
There they were, two of my musical idols, just a few feet away: Joan Manuel Serrat, whose music has been part of my life’s soundtrack, and Joaquin Sabina, whose lyrical realism and irony have inspired me for about a decade. I had great seats for their show in Miami, and I was delighted to be there. But something felt off.
PHILADELPHIA — You’ll have to forgive me, but I’ve spent the last two weeks listening to too many speeches at the Republican and Democratic national conventions.
On a sad day last week, after the Supreme Court announced that President Obama’s executive orders on immigration would remain blocked, I saw some politicians cheering.
Miguel Carrasquillo, 35, didn’t die as he wanted. He died in pain after enduring months of agony.
Dictators — and their imitators, petty dictators — never yield power in an orderly fashion. They have to be forcibly removed.