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Levantan voz de alerta debido al poder otorgado a funcionarios federales para arrestar en Puerto Rico

La creación del “Cuerpo de Oficiales de Paz” provocó la reacción de la comunidad legal debido al lenguaje genérico que no demarca los detalles de su implementación ni define el marco de jurisdicción que aplicaría en caso de que una persona sea arresta

  • Jan 26, 2020
  • 8:50 PM

Peruvians Choose New Lawmakers to Replace Ousted Congress

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra urged citizens to “show love” for their country and vote Sunday for a new slate of legislators nearly four months after his polemical decision to dissolve Congress.

  • Jan 26, 2020
  • 8:40 PM

Myriam Gurba on AMERICAN DIRT and a Revolution to Change Publishing

Latino Rebels Radio: January 26, 2020.

  • Jan 26, 2020
  • 12:16 PM

Mexican Women Protest Murders of Activists, Target Monuments

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Several hundred feminist activists warmed up with chants Saturday next to a monument to murdered Mexican women before filling a street in the capital and dousing female police officers with red paint.

  • Jan 26, 2020
  • 10:00 AM

Why Does the Government of Puerto Rico Keep Giving Trump Excuses to Mistreat the Island? (OPINION)

The money Congress approved to rebuild Puerto Rico two years ago is needed now more than ever.

  • Jan 25, 2020
  • 8:46 AM

Use of ‘Rescues’ by Mexican Migration Officials Criticized

Defenders of migrants’ rights say rescues typically don’t involve spraying those being rescued with pepper spray. Those requiring rescue usually don’t run away from their rescuers.

  • Jan 25, 2020
  • 8:05 AM

Why Are Puerto Ricans Angry at Governor Wanda Vázquez and Her Administration?

As American audiences focus on the symbolic and not functioning guillotines Puerto Rican protesters carried on Thursday, the news cycle on the island is telling a totally different story.

  • Jan 25, 2020
  • 7:44 AM

Democrats Struggle to Build Broad Support on Eve of Voting

OSAGE, Iowa (AP) — As Joe Biden wrapped a bus tour of Iowa this week, the elderly crowd gathered at VFW Hall 7920 was a stark reminder of the former vice president’s struggle to attract young people.

  • Jan 24, 2020
  • 3:13 PM

How I Made It: Jessie Reyez (A Latino USA Podcast)

Jessie Reyez talks about the role that music played in her childhood, how she writes through her own emotional pain, and how even when her fans sing along to her saddest songs—she feels more connected to them than ever.

  • Jan 24, 2020
  • 1:46 PM

US and Cuba Spar Over Jailed Dissident, But Is José Daniel Ferrer Really a Political Prisoner?

The two countries are in dispute over the prolonged detention of a Cuban dissident.

  • Jan 24, 2020
  • 1:23 PM

Crime Victims March to Mexico City to Protest Violence

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hundreds of crime victims and their relatives began a four-day march to Mexico City Thursday to protest a wave of killings and disappearances that left 35,588 people dead in 2019.

  • Jan 24, 2020
  • 11:40 AM

Protesters Call for Puerto Rico Governor to Step Down

Protests have been mounting against the current Puerto Rican government following a 6.4 magnitude earthquake.

  • Jan 24, 2020
  • 11:00 AM

Guillotines, Illusionism and Protest in Contemporary Puerto Rico

Going beyond symbolism, we need to be inspired by the times during which the Puerto Rican independence movement organized in favor of specific causes with explicit demands.

  • Jan 24, 2020
  • 9:03 AM

El Salvador Holds Man on Charge of Promoting Migrant Caravan

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — In one of the first cases of its kind, a court in El Salvador ordered a man held in jail Thursday pending trial on charges he promoted the formation of a migrant caravan.

  • Jan 23, 2020
  • 8:05 PM

Puerto Ricans Protest in Anger Over Unused Emergency Aid

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hundreds of people joined a protest Thursday organized by Puerto Rican singer René Pérez of Calle 13 fame in a demonstration reminiscent of those that ousted the island’s former governor last year. Anger is growing over emergency aid that until recently sat unused in a warehouse amid ongoing earthquakes.

  • Jan 23, 2020
  • 7:32 PM

Mexican Guardsmen Break Up Migrant Caravan Along Highway

FRONTERA HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants were hauled onto buses by Mexican national guardsmen and immigration agents after crossing into the country early Thursday and walking for hours along a rural highway.

  • Jan 23, 2020
  • 5:50 PM

Latino USA and Code Switch Present: ‘Death Of A Blood Sport’

A special episode from NPR’s Code Switch, reporter Adrian Florido headed down to Puerto Rico and attended many cockfights to understand what the ban means for locals.

  • Jan 23, 2020
  • 4:32 PM

Trump’s Rhetoric and Policies Are Threatening the Health of US Latinos (OPINION)

If the “pro-life” movement is truly “pro-child” and “pro-family,” its supporters should no longer tolerate, let alone support, Trump’s anti-immigrant stance.

  • Jan 23, 2020
  • 3:42 PM

It’s Been Over 20 Years Since Oprah’s Book Club Has Picked a Novel by a U.S.-Based Latino Author

Of the 82 books in Oprah’s book club, the list has only featured books from three Latin American writers, and only one of those was about the U.S. immigrant experience. 

  • Jan 23, 2020
  • 1:08 PM

The Economist’s Democracy Index Places Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua at the Bottom

The Economist’s Intelligence Unit creates the report annually by analyzing each country’s electoral process, civil liberties and political participation.

  • Jan 23, 2020
  • 12:00 PM