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On Being More Polite: Making Requests in English

On Being More Polite: Making Requests in English

David Gonzales / El Observador Suppose you’ve been in the United States for only several weeks from Mexico or any other country, and just started learning English. You have a job, and work in a place where many of your co-workers are native speakers...
Take a Hike: Enjoying the  Great Outdoors Year-Round

Take a Hike: Enjoying the Great Outdoors Year-Round

PHOTO SOURCE: (c) Kapulya – iStock.com StatePoint Just because the weather is cooler, doesn’t mean it’s time to hibernate. With the proper equipment, preparation and motivation, any time of year is the perfect time to get outdoors for an adventure....
What’s Really Behind Obama’s Cuba Move

What’s Really Behind Obama’s Cuba Move

Earl Ofari Hutchinson / NAM There were two big takeaways from President Obama’s Cuban opening. The first is obvious. After 55 years of U.S.-backed invasions, covert efforts to sabotage and overthrow Fidel Castro, an embargo, and a Cold War freeze...
Why Americans Should Be Outraged by Peña Nieto’s Visit

Why Americans Should Be Outraged by Peña Nieto’s Visit

Should we as Americans be outraged by the Mexican Presidents arrival into the White House this week? José Angel N /NAM A clear difference between our political expectations is this – Americans want to believe in the moral qualities of their leaders,...
Slain Mexican students identified

Slain Mexican students identified

‣Demonstrators march in protest for the disappearance of 43 students from the Isidro Burgos rural teachers college, in Mexico City, Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte) Rosana Ubanell / NAM Gov. Angel Aguirre on Thursday asked for a leave...
Human Overpopulation: Still an Issue of Concern?

Human Overpopulation: Still an Issue of Concern?

Roddy Scheer and Doug Moss EarthTalk Ever since Thomas Malthus published “An Essay on the Principle of Population” in 1798, positing incorrectly that humans’ proclivity for procreation would exhaust the global food supply within a matter of decades,...
Cómo les ésta yendo a las mariposas monarcas de hoy?

Cómo les ésta yendo a las mariposas monarcas de hoy?

PHOTO: Credit: iStockPhoto Roddy Scheer y Doug Moss E/La Revista Ecológica La mariposa monarca, magníficamente adornada en color negro, blanco y anaranjado-rojizo y capaces de migrar hasta 2.800 millas, es una auténtica maravilla de la naturaleza....
El Golfo de México tres años después de BP

El Golfo de México tres años después de BP

 Roddy Scheer y Doug Moss E – La Revista Ecológica Cuando reventó un pozo de petróleo 50 millas de la costa de Luisiana el 20 abril de 2010 provocando una explosión en la plataforma de perforación Deepwater Horizon por encima de él (matando...
Pide Fidel Castro evitar guerra nuclear en Península de Corea

Pide Fidel Castro evitar guerra nuclear en Península de Corea

Miami, (Notimex).- El líder cubano Fidel Castro destacó “el deber” de las autoridades de Corea del Norte y de Estados Unidos de evitar una guerra nuclear en la Península de Corea, conflicto que afectaría “a más del 70 por ciento...
Afirma Calderón que deja las bases para un México más moderno

Afirma Calderón que deja las bases para un México más moderno

Presidente de México Felipe Calderón. Xicotepec de Juárez, Pue., (Notimex).- El presidente Felipe Calderón afirmó que, independientemente de los errores y las insuficiencias que pueda tener como ser humano, en el cumplimiento de su deber dio el máximo...

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