Once again, we learn about what police do thanks to videos recorded on cell phones. On Monday, May 4, around 9:30 pm, Giovanni López, a 30-year-old bricklayer, was in front of his home in Ixtlahuacán de los Membrillos in the Mexican state of Jalisco when he was detained by municipal police who arrived aboard several white pick-up trucks.
When it comes to our dead, Mexicans have deeply ingrained cultural traditions, which involves bringing them back to the place where they were born.
This year is practically done for. And 2021 will be the year of a transition to the new normal. That’s why 2022 seems more realistic for remaking our lives: touching, kissing and hugging without fear.
I’m scared. Like everyone. As long as there is no effective coronavirus vaccine or treatment, leaving home will remain a risk.
MIAMI — With decades of effort and dedication, Arturo Morales built a life for himself in the United States. In a matter of days, the coronavirus nearly destroyed it all.
Even before the coronavirus pandemic, many of us were already living in our own distinct bubbles: private universes filled with the people, places and ideas that define us.
How many times will you touch your face while reading this article? The answer is: a lot. It’s normal to touch your face, or at least it was.
MIAMI — The door of Carlota’s room is ajar, so I peek inside to see what she’s doing. She’s sitting upright at her desk with her laptop in front of her. On the screen are a dozen of her schoolmates, all of them, like Carlota, participating in a virtual class.
Yes, we are in the throes of a global health emergency. But political leaders shouldn’t expect journalists to suddenly roll over and support their every policy or proposal.
“Stop the world, I want to get off!” So goes the famous phrase often (though falsely) attributed to Mafalda, the little girl in the much-beloved Argentine comic strip of the same name published in the 1960s and ’70s.