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Traveling on Coal’s Death Route: From Puerto Rico’s Jobos Bay to La Guajira, Colombia

Cerrejón’s motto, “responsible mining,” seems far removed from the realities we witnessed.

  • Aug 14, 2018
  • 12:27 pm

UndocuMedia: Humble Beginnings

The current iteration of UndocuMedia does not reflect the values and leadership that the original team had envisioned for the platform.

  • Aug 14, 2018
  • 10:46 am

Venezuelan Government Releases ‘Confession’ Video of Jailed Lawmaker Who Still Hasn’t Seen Lawyers

Juan Requesens was taken into custody without an arrest warrant on accusations of being involved in a drone attack.

  • Aug 13, 2018
  • 12:46 pm

Immigration Is Not a Racially Divisive Issue for Voters in 2018

Is the so-called “whitelash” over? The results of the Latino Decisions survey suggest that is indeed the case as White voters have softened their positions on immigration.

  • Aug 13, 2018
  • 11:52 am

A Police Officer Is Charged in the Shooting Death of Joey Santos (PODCAST)

Latino Rebels Radio: August 12, 2018

  • Aug 12, 2018
  • 2:49 pm

Woman Who Threw Coffee at Latino Worker in Viral Video Has Been Identified

Rhonda Michelle Polon, owner of Spin Gal Fitness in West Hollywood, CA, was identified quickly by her neighbors via the Nextdoor app after Miguel Sánchez, the man she threw coffee at, shared the recording on Facebook.

  • Aug 12, 2018
  • 11:21 am

Puerto Rico’s Department of Corrections Awards a Contract to CoreCivic That Would Transfer Inmates to Arizona

The agency expects the company to sign the contract and get the approval from the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico in two weeks.

  • Aug 11, 2018
  • 1:14 pm

Brazil Suffered Record Number of Murders in 2017, Says New Independent Data

Gender-based violence also increased.

  • Aug 10, 2018
  • 12:51 pm

To Those Criticizing Me for Inviting Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to a Panel: The Future Is Female and Makes No Apologies

I need not to ask permission to anyone outside our board to produce our events.

  • Aug 10, 2018
  • 10:43 am

Comedia de errores: Gobierno mantiene su cifra oficial de 64 muertes (COMENTARIO)

El Gobierno de Puerto Rico lo hizo otra vez.

  • Aug 9, 2018
  • 8:07 pm

Taco Showdown: Detroit Taqueros Deserve Better in Local Food Journalism

Do these people know ANYTHING about Mexican food?

  • Aug 9, 2018
  • 4:44 pm

Argentina Senate Rejects Controversial Bill to Legalize Abortion

The current law dates from 1921 and allows abortion only when pregnancy is the result of rape or when it poses grave risks to the woman’s health.

  • Aug 9, 2018
  • 1:16 pm

Border Apprehensions of Unaccompanied Minors and Family Units See Increases in FY2018

The vast majority of those apprehended are from Guatemala.

  • Aug 9, 2018
  • 12:19 pm

After Government of Puerto Rico Confirms Much Higher Hurricane María Death Count Estimate, Says GW Study Will Be Made Public Last Week of August

“The official number will be updated once the GW study is out,” Pedro Cerame, a spokesperson for the Puerto Rico’s Federal Affairs Administration, said.

  • Aug 9, 2018
  • 10:07 am

Texas Migrant Detention Centers Probed for Toxic Waste Threats

Bases slated to house families have a history of radioactive and chemical contamination.  

  • Aug 8, 2018
  • 5:03 pm

Bomba Estéreo’s ‘Amar Así’ Video Celebrates Love, As Band Opposes Colombia’s New President

“The new Colombian presidency is only an example of how lost we are politically in the world. The world is passing through a crazy time,” Simón Mejia said.

  • Aug 8, 2018
  • 2:33 pm

New Colombian President Iván Duque Takes Office Amid Polarization

Thousands gathered at public squares around the country to call for the preservation of the peace deal 

  • Aug 8, 2018
  • 1:25 pm

Departamento de Corrección adjudica contrato a CoreCivic para traslado de confinados a Estados Unidos

La agencia espera que la empresa firme el contrato y que en dos semanas la Junta de Control Fiscal lo apruebe.

  • Aug 8, 2018
  • 12:01 pm

To All Who Teach, How Do We Educate in the Midst of So Much Hate? (POEM)

Will we unpack lies/that stigmatize, criminalize and dehumanize

  • Aug 8, 2018
  • 11:47 am

Officer Involved in Shooting Death of Joey Santos Charged With Voluntary Manslaughter

The officer has been identified as 33-year-old Jonathan R. Roselle.

  • Aug 7, 2018
  • 5:39 pm

Brazil Closes and Then Reopens Its Northern Frontier to Venezuelan Migrants

Supreme Court Justice Rosa Weber said that the closure was unconstitutional.

  • Aug 7, 2018
  • 1:59 pm