Posts tagged "2016 Olympics"

A concert, a coup and Brazil's bid for the Olympics

Juanes, the Colombian rocker, held a concert for peace in Cuba. The ousted president of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya, is now holed up in the Brazilian embassy basically a hostage in his own country after he was ousted in a coup. And the president of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, said his country needs the... Read more »

Would the Olympics benefit Chicago's Latino community?

I was asked to look into this question for Contratiempo magazine, a local Spanish-language publication here in Chicago. I interviewed Hispanic community leaders and politicians for this story. You can link to my story here in Spanish or read it here in English. One of the biggest champions of the 2016 Olympics in the Latino... Read more »