The departure of the Venezuelan caminantes, or walkers, began slowly in 2017 with young men hoping to find jobs and send money home. Now entire families are among the 5,000 people fleeing through Colombia every day.
Memorial services begin in Mexico for Mormon family members killed this week.
Mitchell LandsbergAs Americans in Mexico bury their dead, they reflect on the country's scourge of cartel violence. “The cartels had always respected the family. But they’ve become more ruthless,” one relative of the victims said. h/t @katelinthicum
The deadly attack Monday on U.S.-Mexican citizens in northern Mexico has brought renewed attention to the history of fundamentalist Mormon communities that settled in northern Mexico in the 19th century.
The singer, who plays the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday, has always enjoyed a special bond with his SoCal fans. But could hateful remarks about immigrants spoil that?
Mitchell LandsbergResponding to allegations that he’s a racist, Morrissey replied, in part, “Everyone ultimately prefers their own race. … Does this make everyone racist?” If that's true, then yes.
After the El Paso massacre, Latinos wrestle with a history of racism in the U.S. that repeats itself.
Mitchell LandsbergHow many centuries does your family have to be in the United States to be considered truly American? As @LATBermudez and @palomaesquivel explore, it seems to have a lot to do with skin color and the vowels in your surname.
A message to our readers from Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, owner and executive chairman, and Norman Pearlstine, executive editor, of the Los Angeles Times
Mitchell LandsbergUnder the hood, it's a whole new L.A. Times today. Among other things: fewer ads cluttering the site. And here in El Segundo, we're using a new writing, editing program, so what could *(* (&hjadKJhU(n8ebg-809w74eroih? You're rght. Absolutely nothing.
Temperatures break records in several cities, including the state's largest, Anchorage, which hit 90 Thursday, exceeding the previous all-time high of 85
Mitchell LandsbergYour basic baked Alaska: Anchorage hit 90 degrees this week. Moose and bears frolicked under lawn sprinklers. People considered air conditioning. And yes, this is what global warming looks like.
For one Sikh trucker driver, long hours on the road provide time for reflection. “When I’m driving,” he says, “I see God through his creation.”
Mitchell LandsbergICYMI: Ever wonder why there are Indian restaurants at truck stops in seemingly random parts of America? Put it this way: if "Smoky and the Bandit" were made today, Burt Reynolds would wear a turban. h/t @jaweedkaleem@latfoto
Nathan Ivie came out last month, making him Utah's first openly gay GOP politician.
Mitchell LandsbergIncredibly powerful, moving story about Utah's first openly gay Republican officeholder. By @davemontero, with gorgeous photos by @bvdbrug. I also recommend cicking on the link to the video.