Colombian President Santos reopens peace talks with FARC

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Colombian President Santos reopens peace talks with FARC

Colombia to restart peace talks with insurgents ELN: “We don’t give up” (c) 2012, Newscom.co.uk Photos: Peter Brickell & Martin Egan. After more than three months of talks, Colombia’s president decided last week to…

The Woman Who Suffers Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

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The Woman Who Suffers Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Latino media grapples with how to cover the Nury Martinez scandal. (Eduardo Contreras/AP) As the drama over the National Football League’s investigation into possible domestic abuse allegations against Patriots quarterback Tom Brady intensified over…

Los Angeles’ Housing Crisis Is a Human Crisis

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Los Angeles’ Housing Crisis Is a Human Crisis

Packed In: Overcrowded housing in Los Angeles has brought death by design For decades, Los Angeles has been the nation’s most crowded place for apartments to live, according to census data from 2013. It’s…

Why Republicans Aren’t Getting Away With The Vote

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Why Republicans Aren’t Getting Away With The Vote

Amazon workers in Albany, New York, vote against unionization with a vote of 8 to 1. (Photo: Tim Ryding/Flickr) New York is a blue state — in electoral history, blue states usually vote for…

Dogs and pedestrians get along

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Dogs and pedestrians get along

Op-Ed: L.A. invented jaywalking tickets to serve cars. It’s time to give streets back to walkers I was riding downtown today when I saw an interesting thing: a guy and his dog in the…

The Bank of Uganda’s ‘Finance for Everyone’ Program

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The Bank of Uganda’s ‘Finance for Everyone’ Program

Inside Uganda’s emerging fintech ecosystem The country has been experiencing a fintech revolution in the last four to five years. It was no exception in Kenya where M-PESA mobile money platform had successfully launched…

September 11 Memorial & Museum chairman steps down

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September 11 Memorial & Museum chairman steps down

After 30 years, chairman and CEO Joe Daniels is stepping down and will depart the 9/11 Memorial & Museum in 2022, the museum announced Thursday. He will be succeeded by president and chief executive…

Why We Are Driving in Los Angeles

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Why We Are Driving in Los Angeles

Letters to the Editor: L.A.’s fundamental traffic safety problem? Road users hate each other with a passion. We are not in the habit of sharing our road space in peace. We are a city…