San Diego: Vessel Smuggling Migrants Capsizes, 3 Dead

Photo credit: KGTV By Nélida Tello On Sunday, a 40-foot vessel capsized near Point Loma in San Diego as 31 migrants were being smuggled into the US by sea. Three died in the wreck and the captain, a US citizen, was detained by US Immigrant and Customs Enforcement (ICE). One Guatemalan and 30 Mexican nationals were on board when the boat capsized—footage taken by onlookers … Continue reading San Diego: Vessel Smuggling Migrants Capsizes, 3 Dead

San Diego: Police Murder Leo Ibarra, Protesters Face Off with Police

By Nélida Tello On Saturday, San Diego Police Department (SDPD) officers Jonathon Lucas and Tevar Zaki shot 25-year-old Leonardo Hurtado Ibarra, 11 times including once to the head, near the intersection of 6th Avenue and A Street in downtown San Diego around 5:45pm. Ibarra was a father of three, ages 4, 6, and 8. He was pronounced braindead Sunday, and was pronounced dead Monday night … Continue reading San Diego: Police Murder Leo Ibarra, Protesters Face Off with Police

San Diego: Students Rebel Against UCSD Professor

By Nélida Tello Last week, students in an Introduction to African American Studies course at the University of California San Diego took control away from their instructor, Dr. Darwin Fishman, and demanded that they be given a no-fault final exam, as to not be penalized in their final grade, as many students were taking part in the nationwide rebellions and grieving the police murders of … Continue reading San Diego: Students Rebel Against UCSD Professor