He is also a frequent contributor to The Nation and the Huffington Post and his work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, Salon, Der Spiegel, Utne Magazine, La Opinion, and other national and international media outlets. Roberto has also appeared as a source and commentator in the New York Times, the Washington Post and Le Monde and in English and Spanish language network news shows on Univision, CNN, Democracy Now and Al-Jazeera. Lovato was also featured on PBS, where he made a recent appearance on Bill Moyers Journal and figured prominently in an hour-long PBS documentary, 'Latinos 08'
Roberto is also a founding member of Presente.org Prior to becoming a writer, Roberto was the Executive Director of the Central American Resource Center (CARECEN), then the country's largest immigrant rights organization. More information is available at his blog www.ofamerica.wordpress.org.
Craig McComb contributed a piece about the upcoming 40th annual Institute of Desert Ecology which will be held at the Catalina State Park. The park is one of only nine which will avoid closure from state budget cuts.