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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

Youth Living in Settlements at US Border Suffer Poverty and Lack of Health Care

Many small towns lack the most basic public services and utilities such as paved roads and adequate drainage.

  • Oct 15, 2018
  • 6:15 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

Immigration Will Drive Latino Voting This November

Perhaps one of the more contentious aspects of U.S. politics is securing the 2,000-mile U.S.-Mexico border.

  • Oct 12, 2018
  • 11:59 am

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 Look Into the Lives of Undocumented Retail Workers

“I did not want people to know my identity because I knew I was going to be judged so I lied about my identity by saying I was Italian due to my physical features,” Franco said.

  • Oct 11, 2018
  • 2:38 pm

‘You Don’t Have Any Rights Here:’ New Amnesty International Report on Family Separations at US-Mexico Border

“The Trump administration is waging a deliberate campaign of human rights violations against asylum- seekers, in order to broadcast globally that the United States no longer welcomes refugees.”

  • Oct 11, 2018
  • 11:08 am

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

Supreme Court Denies Review, Federal Officials Defend Disenfranchisement in U.S. Territories Before Human Rights Commission

“Absent full enjoyment of the right to vote, Americans in the territories are too easily ignored by all three branches of the federal government,” Neil Weare of Equally American said.

  • Oct 10, 2018
  • 1:03 pm

How Can the UN Better Include Indigenous Peoples in Its Development Goals? There’s an App for That

“If we as the indigenous communities can use this data ourselves, directly and without intermediaries, this could be an extremely groundbreaking and useful tool,” environmental activist Ruth Alipaz said.

  • Oct 10, 2018
  • 9:37 am

New Poll Says Consumer Confidence Among US Latinos Improves

The poll also said that President Trump’s job approval is at 37 percent among Latinos.

  • Oct 10, 2018
  • 9:08 am

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

Transgender and Indigenous Candidates Break Glass Ceiling in Brazilian Elections

Erica Malunguinho was elected as a state representative in São Paulo, becoming the first transgender candidate elected to that position.

  • Oct 9, 2018
  • 2:35 pm

Stories From El Salvador: Jessica Alegría

I am the actions, hopes, triumphs, and pain of my ancestors.

  • Oct 9, 2018
  • 1:21 pm