LATINOPIA THIS WEEK: 33 RESCUED CHILEAN MINERS, LATINOS AND CLIMATE CHANGE, THE FUTURE OF AMERICA AND CENTRAL AMERICAN CHILDREN, BARRIO DOGS, AND ANGELA ORTIZ.
This week Latinopia is proud to showcase a new novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Hector Tobar. “Deep Down Dark,” tells the story of the mine cave-in and rescue of thirty-three miners in Copiapó, Chile. The book is released this week by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Check out this fascinating interview with Hector Tobar.
Also this week, Don Felípe de Ortega returns with his Bravo Road blog. This week Don Felípe comments on the changing face of America and how it impacts the recent arrival of thousands of children traveling alone from Central America. Learn about the continued “browning” of the United States this week on Bravo Road.
Eduardo Diaz returns with this Mirándolo Bien blog. This week he looks at climate change as it affects Latinos in the United States and introduces us to a new word, “Anthropocene.” Check it out!
Sergio Hernandez’s Arnie and Porfi this week looks at barrio dog letters tot he editor and Angela Ortiz’s Photo of the Week is “Lovely in the Garden.”
Enjoy this week at Latinopia!