Impeachment and Health Care Dominate Democratic Debate; No Mention of Immigration - The impeachment proceedings against President Trump was the issue that united the Democratic candidates during the fourth presidential debate, which was held this week in Ohio. On the other hand, the presidential hopefuls clashed on issues such as the proposal to offer Medicare to the whole population. Meanwhile, some resented the fact that the issue of the crisis of the country’s immigration system went ignored. José López Zamorano brings us the details from Washington.
Hate Crimes Watch in Los Angeles County – Hate crimes against Latinos increased dramatically in Los Angeles county last year, according to a recent official report. In light of this, authorities launched an initiative to facilitate citizen reporting of these crimes, especially when these crimes affect immigrant families. Our correspondent Rubén Tapia reports on this and the efforts of a young activist in the San Pedro area of Los Angeles to help a group of Latino families whose homes were defaced with swastikas, a symbol of Nazis and white supremacists.
National Strike Planned to Demand Resignation of Embattled Honduran President - The ongoing drug trafficking trial in the United States of the brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández, in which the head of state himself is implicated, was the straw that broke the camel’s back for many Honduran civil society groups. In recent days, civic leaders have joined together in calling for a national strike to demand Hernández’s resignation. María Martín brings us the details from the capital city of Tegucigalpa.