MEXICO CITY -- Migratory monarch butterflies, which flock to the mountains of central Mexico every winter, are severely endangered because of herbicides, extreme weather and climate change. Now, a Mexican mining company with a terrible environmental record plans to reopen a mine in the heart of a protected monarch reserve.
The American public has had enough of wars, doesn't know what to believe when politicians speak, and is more interested in taking care of things at home. This is not likely to change when the next president takes office, and Clinton and Trump know it.
Before we pour ourselves some sparkling Topo Chico or exquisite tequila and partake of the festivities, we need to know: What is the historical background of this holiday? A common misconception is that Cinco de Mayo, is a celebration of Mexican Independence. In fact, September 16th marks Mexican Independence day.
Outdated gender misconceptions spread worldwide continue to prevent women from taking on key leadership roles in every aspect of our daily lives. For this reason, we must join efforts to reverse this tendency and make sure their voices are heard.
I was surprised to find the gate unlatched when I got home. And it's strangely quiet, I thought, as I walked into the pasture. Normally, my three goats came running when I arrived home each day, bleating, and baaaahhh-ing for their dinner.
Today, drug cartels are playing the political activism game and are increasing their support base by appealing to the hearts and minds of millions of people through the widespread social discontent and the ideal of social justice.
No, I am not Mexican, but I am of Latin American descent and a native-born U.S. citizen. If you follow the recent political madness you would know that regardless of my natural-born state Trump still hates me.