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LATINOS OUT LOUD Interviews Our Digital Media Editor Amanda Alcántara About Her Upcoming Book ‘Chula’

During the interview, they discuss some of the surprising inspirations behind the book and facing the fear of publishing independently.

  • Mar 18, 2019
  • 2:37 pm

107 Detained in Anti-Government Protests in Nicaragua

Since the first anti-government student protests erupted in April 2018, more than 300 people have died while mobilizing.

  • Mar 18, 2019
  • 12:26 pm

Remembering Marielle Franco a Year After Her Assassination

The latest from the Latin America News Dispatch podcast.

  • Mar 18, 2019
  • 10:57 am

Stranded in Tijuana

FROM LATINO USA: Inside a shelter for unaccompanied minors.

  • Mar 18, 2019
  • 10:26 am

‘Números bajitos’ del Gobierno inspiraron al grupo de Harvard a continuar su estudio de mortalidad

La falta de acceso a los datos del Gobierno sobre mortalidad para el 2017 fue lo que llevó al grupo de Harvard a hacer su estudio mediante encuestas al azar en el que estimaron 4,645 muertes luego del huracán.

  • Mar 18, 2019
  • 9:10 am

Comedian Gabe Pacheco’s RISKY BEHAVIOR

Latino Rebels Radio: March 17, 2019

  • Mar 17, 2019
  • 10:12 pm

Mexico’s Frontera Sur: Life Carries On in This Place of Permanent Mobility

The day we arrive in Ciudad Hidalgo, Chiapas, the southern Mexican state that borders Guatemala, all is quiet.

  • Mar 16, 2019
  • 10:25 am

UnidosUS Releases ‘Beyond the Border: Family Separation in the Trump Era’ Report

Organization says Trump immigration policies demonstrate devastating impact on more than six million U.S.-citizen children.

  • Mar 15, 2019
  • 5:01 pm

Read. Write. Buy Books. (Part 1)

Our young believe there are no books by or about Latinos.

  • Mar 15, 2019
  • 4:20 pm

24 Hours at the Border

As Congress and the White House continue to clash over the funding of the border wall, Latino USA heads down to the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas to visit the communities affected by the government’s decisions about the border and immigration.

  • Mar 15, 2019
  • 2:02 pm

Living Through Venezuela’s Blackout

An account of what I was able to report.

  • Mar 15, 2019
  • 1:37 pm

Senate Blocks Trump’s National Emergency Declaration

The resolution now heads to the president’s desk, where he is expected to use his first veto.

  • Mar 15, 2019
  • 12:41 pm

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Leadership Calls on the FBI and DHS OIG to Investigate the Trump Organization’s Systemic Practice of Hiring Undocumented Workers

The CHC says that DHS has failed to initiate an investigation despite multiple complaints.

  • Mar 15, 2019
  • 12:07 pm

From Street Vendors to SXSW Stars: How a Group of Salvadoran Women Fights Machismo Through Theatre

Ruth, Wendy, Magda, Chileno and Magaly are five Salvadoran women who started their own theatre company and aspired for a better life in a male-dominated culture.

  • Mar 15, 2019
  • 9:20 am

VALOR Y CAMBIO: Uplifting Puerto Rico With Value and Change

Puerto Rican artists and scholars Dr. Frances Negrón-Muntaner and Sarabel Santos Negrón launched the project in early February to research what Puerto Ricans value the most and how the economy can respond to their needs of people on the island.

  • Mar 14, 2019
  • 4:59 pm

Netflix Announces ONE DAY AT A TIME Is Cancelled, and as Expected, Twitter Users Let Them Have It

“Please don’t take this as an indication that your story is not important,” Netflix said.

  • Mar 14, 2019
  • 2:55 pm

How Our Family Stories Shape Us: Identity, Cultural Memory, and the Central American Diaspora

Although I am glad to see attention finally given to the current plight of Central American refugees and migrants, I am appalled by the ways we continue to overlook decades of U.S. policy intervention in Central America and fail to connect how it has fueled migration since the 1980s.

  • Mar 14, 2019
  • 1:13 pm

School Shooting Leaves 10 Dead in São Paulo Suburb

The last major school shooting in Brazil occurred in 2011.

  • Mar 14, 2019
  • 12:25 pm