Cuba makes Good Friday an official holiday Since Pope Benedict’s visit to Cuba in 2012 the Cuban government has been easing it’s restrictions against religion. It’s interesting to note that this year the national holiday commemorating Fidel Castro’s defeat of the 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion coincides with holy week. The kids get a day off from school anyway.
Texas Twins Campaign, but They Aren’t Sure for What Is a lack of Spanish fluency a “drawback” for Latino politicians in the U.S.? Jason Horowitz says as much in this NYT article. The idea, buried in the 7th paragraph, says a lot about how observers at large define Latino leadership, and how the Latino electorate is expected to act within a narrow set of assumptions.
Don’t forget about Hispanic fathers when it comes to paternal depression Research published in “Pediatrics ” shows that Latino fathers, 25 years old, are more likely to suffer from paternal depression. This leads to more corporal punishment, less interaction, more stress among their children.
'It was like a horror movie' – the undocumented Latinos living in fear A fascinating story about how a 100 mile limit, a surge in border security spending and idle Border Patrol agents caused split families, broken dreams and affected the floral industry. A spotlight on some of the 2 million deported.