Youre in Bali, Indonesia, and everything just stops. Everything. The airport is closed. The streets are empty. You cant go outside. Nor can you watch TV, or listen to the radio, or use your cellphone. The lights are off and you cant use any electronic devices. Anyone who dares to break these rules and leave the house is taken back home or otherwise detained.
2019 may well turn out be one of the hottest years on record. Unfortunately, the coming years could be even worse.
“If the devil offered me an interview, I’d go to hell.” — Julio Scherer García, Mexican editor and journalist.
I interviewed Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro in Caracas recently. Unfortunately, it’s quite possible that nobody will ever see the footage. Just 17 minutes into our conversation at the Miraflores presidential palace, Maduro stood up and called the interview off.
Nicolás Maduro stole my television crew’s cameras and expelled me from the country, all because he was afraid of an interview.
Andrés Manuel López Obrador, Mexicos new president, has gotten off to a fast start. This is a dramatic change from past administrations, but its no surprise, given that AMLO, as he is known, has been waiting for over 12 years for this moment. Now that hes in power, López Obrador hasnt hesitated to shake things up.
This week on Real America, Jorge Ramos travels to San Antonio, Texas to chat with Julián Castro, a HUD Secretary in the Obama administration seeking to become the first Latino president of the United States.
The nation is seeing a surge in teacher walkouts that started last February with educators in West Virginia. Since then, there have been strikes in Arizona, California, Colorado, Kentucky, North Carolina and Oklahoma demanding for pay increases, smaller class sizes and more support staff.
The inside story of how Jorge Ramos and his team were granted an interview with Nicolás Maduro, and how the Venezuelan dictator walked out of the interview, confiscated their equipment, detained for more than 2 hours and later forced to leave the country.
ROMACuaron is shedding a light on the plight of domestic workers on the big screen. There are currently more than 2 million domestic workers in the United States and only 8 states protect them.
This week, Jorge Ramos talks with a domestic worker and Alicia Garza about a new bill giving protection to these people across the country.
Joaquin "Guac" Oliver was killed in Parkland. His parents created a statue in his likeness so he could protest the cause of his own death.
Jorge Ramos with the story of Manuel and Patricia Oliver’s powerful activism.
Jorge Ramos and Nacho sit down to talk about the Venezuelan refugee crisis.
John Legend and Jorge Ramos talk politics and criminal justice reform in Los Angeles.
John Kasich speaks to a different side of the republican party.
Jorge Ramos scrubs in for surgery with Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, or Dr. Q, a world-renowned neurosurgeon, as he tries to remove a brain tumor from a patient who will be awake the entire time.
Jorge Ramos has been called “Star newscaster of Hispanic TV” and “Hispanic TV’s No. 1 correspondent and key to a huge voting bloc” by The Wall Street Journal. Time magazine put him on one of the covers for its “100 most influential people in the world” (2015 issue) and on the list of “the 25 most influential Hispanics in the United States”.
He has interviewed some of the most influential leaders in the world: Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin, Harry Reid, Newt Gingrich, John McCain, John Edwards, Al Gore, George Bush Sr., John Kerry, Fidel Castro, Hugo Chávez, Felipe Calderon and dozens of Latin American presidents.
A survey conducted by the Pew Hispanic Center found that Ramos is the second most recognized Latino leader in the country. Latino Leaders magazine chose him as one of “The Ten Most Admired Latinos” and “101 Top Leaders of the Latino Community in the U.S.”
The Miami Herald said, “As household names go, Jorge Ramos is huge…in Miami, Los Angeles and Houston, his newscast consistently beats out all the other networks for the top ratings”. TIME magazine included him in the list of The 140 Best Twitter Feeds of 2012 (@jorgeramosnews)
Ramos has been the anchorman for Noticiero Univision since 1986. In addition, Ramos hosts “Al Punto”, Univision’s weekly public affairs program offering in-depth analysis of the week’s top-stories and exclusive interviews with newsmakers. Also, he is the anchor for the program “Show Me Something” for the English-language network Fusion.