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Puerto Rico Names Third Power Company CEO in a Week

Last week there was a controversy when CEO Walter Higgins, who was supposed to be making a $450,000 salary plus bonus, resigned.

  • Jul 19, 2018
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Why Puerto Rican Statehood Is Not Anti-Colonial

Ricardo Rosselló used his platform to push one agenda rather than educate people on the actual legacy of colonialism.

  • Jul 19, 2018
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Guatemala’s History of Genocide Hurts Mayan Communities to This Day

July 18 marks 36 years since the Plan de Sánchez massacre. he search for justice Tfor the genocide’s victims continues.

  • Jul 18, 2018
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Nicaraguan Government Takes Back Rebel City of Masaya by Force

Bombs rained for hours on the indigenous neighborhood of Monimbó.

  • Jul 18, 2018
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Puerto Rico Begins Allowing Transgender People to Change Their Birth Certificates

“It is a huge relief to finally have an accurate birth certificate that is a true reflection of who I am. It makes me feel safer and like my country finally recognizes me.”

  • Jul 18, 2018
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Governor Rosselló’s Statehood for Puerto Rico Speech at 2018 NAACP National Convention

“Colonialism is political segregation and it has no place in our country,” the pro-statehood leader said.

  • Jul 17, 2018
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Harvesting Rain Could Help Caribbean Countries Keep the Water on After Hurricanes

Our research on rainwater harvesting suggests this technique could be deployed across the Caribbean to improve these communities’ access to water both after storms and in everyday life.

  • Jul 17, 2018
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Colombian Former Rebel Rejects Congress Seat to Protest Unfulfilled Peace Process

In a letter made public yesterday, Iván Márquez said Colombian and U.S. authorities of had staged a “judicial set-up” against imprisoned FARC leader Jesús Santrich.

  • Jul 17, 2018
  • 12:13 pm

The Disgrace of Detaining Asylum Seekers and Other Migrants

As a detention expert, I argue that we must not lose sight of how the administration is steadily expanding its detention arsenal under the cover of massive changes to its immigration and asylum architecture.

  • Jul 16, 2018
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Mexico’s Marichuy Is Weaving the Resistance Beyond Her Country’s Elections

Her plan was to focus attention on the troubling realities of land dispossession, environmental pollution, human rights violations and the everyday deprivations of her Indigenous followers

  • Jul 16, 2018
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Turmoil Continues in Nicaragua: Up to 12 Died Over the Weekend

After a day of national strike, police forces tried to vacate the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua, which has been occupied by students during two months of protests.

  • Jul 16, 2018
  • 12:33 pm

Registro Demográfico advirtió a Pesquera sobre incongruencias en número de muertes

La directora ejecutiva, Wanda Llovet, confiesa que no hubo un trabajo en equipo con el Departamento de Seguridad Pública en la elaboración de la lista oficial de muertes, que se congeló en 64, y que incluso discrepó ante incongruencias en los datos de esa agencia.

  • Jul 16, 2018
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Brazil’s Lula Is Acquitted of One of Seven Remaining Corruption Charges

The prosecutors’ office finally asked the judge to acquit Lula of obstruction of justice as the witnesses against him weren’t sufficiently credible.

  • Jul 13, 2018
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Puerto Rican Actor/Comedian Suni Reyes Explains Why It Was Important to Create a WEST SIDE STORY Parody Video Now

“I had this crazy idea of using my skills as a comedian and a writer to do a parody of the holy grail of musical theatre and question the relevance of a revival,” she tells Latino Rebels.

  • Jul 13, 2018
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American Generosity? (A POEM)

Don’t sell us your mythology/Call it what it is

  • Jul 13, 2018
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REPORT: Selling Out New York’s Immigrants

How Andrew Cuomo’s donors and top associates profit from ICE.

  • Jul 12, 2018
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SAG-AFTRA and Telemundo Reach Historic Agreement

The contract marks a breakthrough after 15 months of negotiations that followed a vote by Telemundo performers to unionize on March 8, 2017.

  • Jul 12, 2018
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