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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
  • 5:13 pm

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
  • 4:42 pm

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
  • 9:18 am

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
  • 11:52 am

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
  • 10:19 am

American Generosity? (A POEM)

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

  • Jul 13, 2018
  • 9:51 am

REPORT: Selling Out New York’s Immigrants

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

  • Jul 12, 2018
  • 3:40 pm

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
  • 3:25 pm

Forest Preserve District of Cook County Vows to ‘Look Forward’ in Response to Puerto Rican Woman Being Harassed on Video

“I am sincerely sorry this happened. I’ve seen the video, and I am outraged that this would happen anywhere, but especially sad it happened in our Forest Preserves,” Arnold Randall told the media.

  • Jul 12, 2018
  • 12:32 pm

As Ecuador Upholds Sentence Against Chevron, New York State Disbars Representing Lawyer for Bribery

Oil operations between 1964 and 1992 caused environmental damages.

  • Jul 12, 2018
  • 12:20 pm

Rep. Gutiérrez on Puerto Rican Woman Getting Harassed in Viral Video: ‘If You See Hate, Stand Up and Speak’

“We all have to step up to defend the United States from this tide of bullying, misogyny, homophobia, and xenophobia, and stand up for what America is really all about.”

  • Jul 12, 2018
  • 11:57 am

New Infographic Shows Harmful Effect Fear of Deportation Has on Mental Health

Living under fear of deportation causes toxic stress which affects the body and mind by delaying development.

  • Jul 11, 2018
  • 5:01 pm

Colombia Signs Law to Allow Collective Demobilization of Criminal Gangs

Santos announced that Colombia’s largest illegal armed group will be demobilizing “in the coming days.” 

  • Jul 11, 2018
  • 1:24 pm

Undocumented and LGBTQ (PODCAST)

Latino Rebels Radio, July 11, 2018.

  • Jul 11, 2018
  • 9:50 am

How Overturning Roe v. Wade Would Hurt Latina Women

Kavanaugh previously voted against giving an undocumented teen access to abortion in a high profile case.

  • Jul 10, 2018
  • 6:27 pm

The US Menaced Ecuador Into Backing Off UN Breast-Milk Resolution

A spokesman for the Department of Health and Human Services denied the agency was involved in threatening Ecuador.

  • Jul 10, 2018
  • 1:53 pm

Government of Puerto Rico Did Not Follow Federal Guidelines to Certify Post-María Deaths

It took 36 days after the hurricane for the CDC to inform Puerto Rico’s government about a special form that needed to be used to certify deaths, and even then, it was not implemented.

  • Jul 10, 2018
  • 10:49 am