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Hedge Clippers Statement: ‘The Fiscal Control Board Finally Agrees That the Debt Is Illegal’

It has the power to stop this abuse by allowing a citizen and democratic audit of all the debt.

  • Jan 15, 2019
  • 10:31 am

Board Seeks to Invalidate $6B Worth of Puerto Rico’s Debt

It said late Monday the debt includes all general obligation bonds that were issued in 2012 and 2014 in “clear violation” of debt limits established by the island’s Constitution.

  • Jan 15, 2019
  • 10:20 am

Trump’s Cuba Policy Hurts Private Sector, New Figures Say

It has had a devastating effect on owners and employees of the country’s 24,185 private bed-and-breakfasts and 2,170 private restaurants known as paladares.

  • Jan 15, 2019
  • 10:11 am

How Julián Castro Must Change to Be a Viable Presidential Candidate (OPINION)

Look, I like me some 60s rock and have belted out The Byrd’s “Turn, Turn, Turn” with my kids in the car. And we’ve ridden around bouncing to Selena’s cumbias. But hearing that 60s classic and “Baila esta cumbia” as Julián Castro’s entrance and exit themes on Saturday seemed… soooooo… awkward. Before you start, I […]

  • Jan 14, 2019
  • 8:05 pm

Witnesses: Men in Police Garb Massacred Civilians in Haiti

Some residents and local rights groups say the killers were gang members working with corrupt police to seize territory in the La Saline gang war.

  • Jan 14, 2019
  • 7:21 pm

The Strike Is On! Updates from the LA Teachers Strike

It began officially at 7am local time on Monday, January 14. Rain and tacos greeted picketers.

  • Jan 14, 2019
  • 4:06 pm

Julián Castro and the Democrats’ Catastrophic Accent (and Immigration) Problem

Candidates like the former San Antonio mayor will need to exercise greater moral and political clarity.

  • Jan 14, 2019
  • 1:36 pm

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Arrested Amid Standoff With Maduro

Venezuela’s National Assembly president Juan Guaidó, accompanied by his wife Fabiana Rosales gestures before a crowd of opposition supporters during an open meeting in Caraballeda, Vargas State, Venezuela, on January 13, 2019. (Photo by Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Jan 14, 2019
  • 1:18 pm

Chilean Bishops Meet Francis Year After Disastrous Pope Trip

Last year, Francis defended a bishop accused of covering for a notorious sexual predator in Chile.

  • Jan 14, 2019
  • 11:21 am

Why Did NYTimes’ THE DAILY Podcast Feel Like It Had to Record a Manufactured Border Swim?

Swimming across the Río Grande and broadcasting it? This is just exploitative and wrong.

  • Jan 14, 2019
  • 9:38 am

Steve Treviño, a 21st Century Mexican American Comic

Latino Rebels Radio: January 13, 2019

  • Jan 13, 2019
  • 7:43 pm

To Ovations, Hamilton’s Star Reprises Role in Puerto Rico

The audience giggled, hooted, clapped and tapped their feet throughout Friday’s night’s performance.

  • Jan 13, 2019
  • 2:57 pm

Venezuelan Congress Leader Briefly Detained Amid Standoff

A video circulating on social media purports to show the moment in which Juan Guaidó is intercepted on his way to an anti-government “Citizens’ Meeting” in the port city of La Guaira.

  • Jan 13, 2019
  • 2:24 pm

The Full Julián Castro Presidential Campaign Announcement Event

He will very likely be the only Latino candidate in the cycle.

  • Jan 12, 2019
  • 4:42 pm

These Teen Girls Are Sharing Their Guatemalan Culture Through Photos

“No one should be ashamed of who they are, what they wear, how they speak.”

  • Jan 12, 2019
  • 9:56 am

Puerto Rican and Allied Groups Decry Trump’s Plan to Raid Disaster Funds

“Trump’s proposal is an abominable sleight of hand.”

  • Jan 11, 2019
  • 3:34 pm

Nicaraguan Supreme Court Justice Resigns in Protest

The letter, circulating widely on social media, was accompanied by a photograph of judge Rafael Solís Cerda’s government-issued ID.

  • Jan 11, 2019
  • 1:56 pm

Venezuela’s Maduro Begins 2nd Term Amid Widespread Criticism

The governments of Paraguay and Peru announced they will withdraw diplomats from Venezuela.

  • Jan 11, 2019
  • 1:34 pm

Portrait Of: Immortal Technique

Fans are holding their breath for the release of his first album in over a decade.

  • Jan 11, 2019
  • 1:19 pm