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In ‘Y Va Caer’ Featuring Ana Tijoux, Rap Duo Rebel Diaz Sends Message of Hope to Communities of Color

Latino Rebels caught up with Rebel Diaz in a phone interview, where they talked about the inspiration behind the single. Read it here:

  • Jul 20, 2018
  • 3:49 pm

Crisis in Peru’s Legal System Deepens

The head of Peru’s judicial branch, Judge Duberlí Rodríguez, resigned yesterday in the wake of the corruption scandal.

  • Jul 20, 2018
  • 2:51 pm

Before These DREAMers Spoke Out, Univision Told Them They Couldn’t Participate in Its Beauty Competition

Univision reached out to Latino USA to announce a tentative change to Nuestra Belleza Latina’s official program guidelines.

  • Jul 20, 2018
  • 1:37 pm

Migrant Woman Returns to Mexico, Sweeps 2018 Senate Race in Guerrero

My interview with MORENA Senator-Elect Nestora Salgado.

  • Jul 19, 2018
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Getting by in Venezuela: Chronicles of Survival and Hope

Venezuelanalysis goes to the street to hear the voices, struggles and hopes of regular Venezuelans in times of economic crisis.

  • Jul 19, 2018
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Puerto Rico Names Third Power Company CEO in a Week

Last week there was a controversy when CEO Walter Higgins, who was supposed to be making a $450,000 salary plus bonus, resigned.

  • Jul 19, 2018
  • 1:25 pm

Why Puerto Rican Statehood Is Not Anti-Colonial

Ricardo Rosselló used his platform to push one agenda rather than educate people on the actual legacy of colonialism.

  • Jul 19, 2018
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Guatemala’s History of Genocide Hurts Mayan Communities to This Day

July 18 marks 36 years since the Plan de Sánchez massacre. he search for justice Tfor the genocide’s victims continues.

  • Jul 18, 2018
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Nicaraguan Government Takes Back Rebel City of Masaya by Force

Bombs rained for hours on the indigenous neighborhood of Monimbó.

  • Jul 18, 2018
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Puerto Rico Begins Allowing Transgender People to Change Their Birth Certificates

“It is a huge relief to finally have an accurate birth certificate that is a true reflection of who I am. It makes me feel safer and like my country finally recognizes me.”

  • Jul 18, 2018
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Governor Rosselló’s Statehood for Puerto Rico Speech at 2018 NAACP National Convention

“Colonialism is political segregation and it has no place in our country,” the pro-statehood leader said.

  • Jul 17, 2018
  • 4:17 pm

Harvesting Rain Could Help Caribbean Countries Keep the Water on After Hurricanes

Our research on rainwater harvesting suggests this technique could be deployed across the Caribbean to improve these communities’ access to water both after storms and in everyday life.

  • Jul 17, 2018
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Colombian Former Rebel Rejects Congress Seat to Protest Unfulfilled Peace Process

In a letter made public yesterday, Iván Márquez said Colombian and U.S. authorities of had staged a “judicial set-up” against imprisoned FARC leader Jesús Santrich.

  • Jul 17, 2018
  • 12:13 pm

The Disgrace of Detaining Asylum Seekers and Other Migrants

As a detention expert, I argue that we must not lose sight of how the administration is steadily expanding its detention arsenal under the cover of massive changes to its immigration and asylum architecture.

  • Jul 16, 2018
  • 5:13 pm

Mexico’s Marichuy Is Weaving the Resistance Beyond Her Country’s Elections

Her plan was to focus attention on the troubling realities of land dispossession, environmental pollution, human rights violations and the everyday deprivations of her Indigenous followers

  • Jul 16, 2018
  • 4:42 pm

Turmoil Continues in Nicaragua: Up to 12 Died Over the Weekend

After a day of national strike, police forces tried to vacate the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua, which has been occupied by students during two months of protests.

  • Jul 16, 2018
  • 12:33 pm

Registro Demográfico advirtió a Pesquera sobre incongruencias en número de muertes

La directora ejecutiva, Wanda Llovet, confiesa que no hubo un trabajo en equipo con el Departamento de Seguridad Pública en la elaboración de la lista oficial de muertes, que se congeló en 64, y que incluso discrepó ante incongruencias en los datos de esa agencia.

  • Jul 16, 2018
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Brazil’s Lula Is Acquitted of One of Seven Remaining Corruption Charges

The prosecutors’ office finally asked the judge to acquit Lula of obstruction of justice as the witnesses against him weren’t sufficiently credible.

  • Jul 13, 2018
  • 11:52 am