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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
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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

EXCLUSIVE: Young Puerto Rican Woman Harassed by Man in Viral Video Speaks Out For First Time

“I want people to realize that racism is very much alive and we need to do better as a country,” Mia Irizarry told Latino Rebels.

  • Jul 10, 2018
  • 8:11 am

Nicaragua Government Opens Blocked Roads But Leaves 14 Dead After Day of Confrontations

The State Department of the United States ordered on Friday the evacuation of all non-essential staff from its embassy.

  • Jul 9, 2018
  • 1:17 pm

Why Mexico’s Historic Elections May Bring About Big Change

The election of a leftist party in Mexico for the first time in decades has the potential to transform the country as it dislodges its ruling elite.

  • Jul 9, 2018
  • 9:55 am

El gobierno de Puerto Rico no siguió la guía federal para certificar muertes tras María

No fue hasta 36 días después del huracán que el CDC informó al gobierno de Puerto Rico sobre la guía que contiene un formulario especial que debía usarse para certificar muertes tras el desastre, y a pesar de esto, no se implementó. Ya entrada la temporada de huracanes de 2018, todavía no hay un protocolo eficiente para contabilizar las muertes relacionadas a los desastres.

  • Jul 9, 2018
  • 8:11 am

The Deportation Industry (PODCAST)

Latino Rebels Radio: July 8, 2018

  • Jul 8, 2018
  • 10:12 am

The Secret History of Mexican Women’s Fútbol (PODCAST)

Latino Rebels Radio, June 6, 2018

  • Jul 6, 2018
  • 4:56 pm

Ecuadorean Judge Issues International Capture Order for Ex-President Correa

The former president has dismissed the accusations and the arrest order as a plot against him by the government of his former ally and handpicked successor President Lenín Moreno.

  • Jul 6, 2018
  • 11:05 am

Seven People Murdered in Southwestern Colombia, Raising Questions About Why They Were Killed

Initial reports pointed responsibility towards a new group that called itself Popular Commando of Social Cleansing which had put out a menacing pamphlet some days before. Newer reports point towards the ELN rebels.

  • Jul 5, 2018
  • 12:14 pm

Wells Fargo, JP Morgan Stand to Profit from Trump’s ‘Zero Tolerance’ Policies, Report Says

Calculations show that in the next two years, there can be an estimated increase between 290-580 percent for the private prison industry.

  • Jul 5, 2018
  • 11:15 am

The United States of America: The Land of a Thousand (or More) Dystopias

I will stand up, but I will not put my hand over my heart.

  • Jul 4, 2018
  • 11:37 am

Judge Extends FEMA Aid for Hurricane María Evacuees, Pending Formal Hearing

“This ruling reaffirms the importance of Puerto Rican evacuees having their day in the court and the need for aid that services the needs of our community beyond FEMA’s current understanding.”

  • Jul 3, 2018
  • 2:56 pm

Investigación CPI+CNN: Puerto Rico tuvo un brote de leptospirosis tras el huracán María, pero el gobierno no lo dice

El gobierno de Puerto Rico registró tantos casos de leptospirosis después del huracán María según sus propios récords, que debió de haber declarado una epidemia o un brote, en lugar de negar que esto ocurrió.

  • Jul 3, 2018
  • 2:36 pm