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‘Tonight Show’ to Air Episode in Puerto Rico With ‘Hamilton’

The telecast will focus on Puerto Rico’s recovery efforts to rebuild and raise awareness after Hurricane María massively struck the island in 2017.

  • Dec 18, 2018
  • 10:55 am

Vote for the Latino Rebels 2018 #NoMames Award

Let’s do this.

  • Dec 17, 2018
  • 10:52 pm

Tucson Panel Rejects Request to Remove Pancho Villa Statue

“We don’t want to forget that history, that history that is grounded in Mexican-ness,” said Lydia Otero, a professor of Mexican-American studies at the University of Arizona.

  • Dec 17, 2018
  • 9:43 pm

Lawsuit: ICE Detention Centers Deny Detainees Contact With Attorneys

The American Civil Liberties Foundation of Southern California and the Immigrants’ Rights Clinic at Stanford Law School have filed a class action lawsuit against ICE, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, and private prison operator Geo Group, Inc. for creating unlawful barriers to attorney-client communications.

  • Dec 17, 2018
  • 9:35 pm

Rio Official Says Councilwoman Killed by Militia Members

Gen. Richard Nunes made the comments about the case of Councilwoman Marielle Franco in an interview published Friday in newspaper Estadao. He did not name any suspects.

  • Dec 17, 2018
  • 11:21 am

The Suppression of Religious Freedom in Colonial Latin America

History should never be forgotten.

  • Dec 17, 2018
  • 11:03 am

Protests Arise After Guatemalan Girl Dies in US Custody

Nery Caal disputes the claim that his daughter had not had anything to drink or eat.

  • Dec 17, 2018
  • 9:29 am

White House Closer to Partial Shutdown With Wall Demand

Without a resolution, parts of the federal government will shut down at midnight Friday.

  • Dec 17, 2018
  • 8:43 am

Checking In With Simón Mejía of Bomba Estéreo EN ESPAÑOL

Latino Rebels Radio: December 16, 2018

  • Dec 16, 2018
  • 10:43 pm

The Return

Poet Javier Zamora is forced to return to El Salvador to apply for a visa, his first trip back in nearly 20 years.

  • Dec 16, 2018
  • 12:08 pm

Family of Migrant Girl Disputes Official Story on Her Death

In a statement released by lawyers, the parents of Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin said the girl had been given food and water and appeared to be in good health as she traveled through Mexico with her father.

  • Dec 16, 2018
  • 10:14 am

Stories From El Salvador: Pedro

Our apartment in Queens, New York, was adorned by at least 10 rosaries, five portraits of the Virgin Mary and seven crosses.

  • Dec 14, 2018
  • 4:30 pm

US Says 7-Year-Old Who Died in Custody Had Not Appeared Ill

The girl, identified by a Guatemalan official as Jackeline Caal, had gone days without food and water, a Department of Homeland Security statement said. Yet immigration officials said she did not appear to be ill when detained.

  • Dec 14, 2018
  • 3:57 pm

You Can’t Be 25% Dominican

The question “Where are you from?” can be quite confusing for children of immigrants.

  • Dec 14, 2018
  • 3:09 pm

NAHJ Meets With NPR to Discuss Diversity and Inclusion

“A culture of framing stories where Latinos are the protagonists as niche must change,” Hugo Balta said. “Newsroom managers need to appreciate that ‘Latino’ stories and ‘American’ stories are one in the same, that inclusion of different voices is increasingly relevant to the changing multiethnic, multicultural, multilingual nation.”

  • Dec 14, 2018
  • 12:43 pm

Warrants Served on Eve of 9-Month Anniversary of Marielle Franco’s Murder

Details of the “extremely complex” investigation have yet to be released, but police did say the warrants cover 15 locations throughout the state of Rio, as well as a municipality in neighboring Minas Gerais.

  • Dec 14, 2018
  • 11:46 am

‘The Fight Belongs to Everyone:’ Former Domestic Workers in Mexico See Themselves in Alfonso Cuarón’s ROMA

“So many domestic workers could be Cleo,” said Marcelina Bautista in the offices of Mexico’s first union for domestic workers, Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores y Trabajadoras del Hogar (SINACTRAHO).

  • Dec 14, 2018
  • 9:13 am

Autopsy Set for Migrant Girl, 7, Who Died in Border Custody

Officials say the girl was found December 6 near Lordsburg, New Mexico, by U.S. Border Patrol agents.

  • Dec 14, 2018
  • 8:21 am

Activist Alejandra Pablos Says She’ll Keep Fighting

Latino Rebels Radio: December 13, 2018

  • Dec 13, 2018
  • 5:09 pm

McKinsey: Puerto Rico Bondholder and Fiscal Board’s Lead Adviser

The world’s largest financial consulting firm leads the operations of Puerto Rico’s federally-appointed Fiscal Control Board, as evidenced by emails obtained by the Center for Investigative Journalism.

  • Dec 13, 2018
  • 3:01 pm

Medical Results From Cuban Sonic Attacks Reveal Inner-Ear Damage

The incident led to the close of the U.S. embassy in Havana.

  • Dec 13, 2018
  • 2:26 pm