Latin America

Trump Threatens to Close Border to Keep Out Migrant Caravan

Trump had already threatened to end U.S. aid to Honduras if the government did not halt the migrant caravan.

  • Oct 19, 2018
  • 2:39 pm

Stories From El Salvador: Our Son

Today we told our son that Salvadorans are Saints

  • Oct 18, 2018
  • 2:46 pm

On White Anxiety and the Fear of a ‘Migrant Caravan’

Today, a white other speaks. A particular white other.

  • Oct 18, 2018
  • 2:05 pm

Brazilian President Temer Charged With Corruption

Prosecutors still have two weeks to decide whether to bring a formal case against the president

  • Oct 18, 2018
  • 11:38 am

Stories From El Salvador: Pablo

I had been deprived from speaking Spanish because I was in an only-English mode.

  • Oct 17, 2018
  • 2:03 pm

President Trump Threatens Honduras to Stop Immigrant Caravan

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández has previously defended migrants, stating that “migration is a human right.”

  • Oct 17, 2018
  • 12:26 pm

Human Rights Groups Call for Release of Protesters Arrested in Nicaragua

The group  gathered to march under the motto “United for Liberty.”

  • Oct 16, 2018
  • 4:29 pm

To the Governments and People of Guatemala, Mexico, Honduras and the United States

We insist that the governments of the region not use repression, violence or force against the people who are fleeing as part of this mass exodus.

  • Oct 16, 2018
  • 12:25 pm

Stories From El Salvador: Willy Palomo

That makes this the first story in Mama’s mythology.

  • Oct 16, 2018
  • 9:51 am

Argentina Bets 60 Percent Interest Rates and $50B International Bailout Will Revive Its Economy

Could Argentina’s latest crisis turn out differently than the others?

  • Oct 16, 2018
  • 9:10 am

Honduras Migrant Caravan Marches North, Heads for US

The caravan is expected to reach the Guatemalan border today.

  • Oct 15, 2018
  • 1:00 pm

Migrant Money Could Be Keeping Nicaragua’s Uprising Alive

Roughly 16 percent of the country’s population lives abroad. Their remittances, which last year totaled $1.4 billion, have fueled consumption and tempered political pressure on Ortega’s government to reduce poverty.

  • Oct 15, 2018
  • 11:53 am

Don’t Forget About Honduras (PODCAST)

Latino Rebels Radio: October 14, 2018

  • Oct 14, 2018
  • 4:21 pm

Stories From El Salvador: Monsignor Romero

We celebrate the universal legacy of a man whose actions have left most Salvadorans knowing that love is real and is worth fighting for.

  • Oct 14, 2018
  • 2:26 pm

Poll: Far-Right Bolsonaro Leads Big in Brazil

The new poll suggests his support may still be growing, with 49 percent of respondents indicating they intend to vote for the extremist retired Army captain over center-left former São Paulo Mayor Fernando Haddad.

  • Oct 12, 2018
  • 2:07 pm

Stories From El Salvador: Rubén Reyes

Just because your parents are from a place it does not mean that you can also claim it fully as yours.

  • Oct 11, 2018
  • 10:13 pm

Peru’s Keiko Fujimori Detained for Money Laundering

Fujimori is the daughter of former president Alberto Fujimori who was last week ordered to return to jail for a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses.

  • Oct 11, 2018
  • 2:57 pm

A Refugee Community Gets Its Saint

Oscar Arnulfo Romero will be canonized this Sunday by the Pope, offering a reason to celebrate for the Salvadoran diaspora in the United States.

  • Oct 11, 2018
  • 9:38 am

Stories From El Salvador: Elmer

“I felt fear, anger, sadness, and the urge to hide under my bed that my grandmother had kept after all these years.”

  • Oct 10, 2018
  • 2:31 pm

Former Vice President of Guatemala Sentenced to Prison

Roxana Baldetti was charged with illicit association, fraud, and influence peddling.

  • Oct 10, 2018
  • 2:03 pm

Massacres, Disappearances and 1968: Mexicans Remember the Victims of a ‘Perfect Dictatorship’

The ghosts of Tlatelolco and Ayotzinapa are a reminder that all Mexicans should have their doubts.

  • Oct 9, 2018
  • 2:49 pm