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Immigration Judges Sue Trump Administration Alleging Their Free Speech Rights Have Been Violated

The lawsuit cites a 2020 Department of Justice policy that prohibits judges from speaking about policy or law, even in their personal capacities.

  • Jul 2, 2020
  • 2:54 PM

24 Killed, 7 Injured During Shooting in Mexico

Local authorities say that the attack was perpetrated by a group of men who arrived at the center in a red van. No arrests have been made.

  • Jul 2, 2020
  • 12:30 PM

Judge Deals Setback to Key Trump Policy Limiting Asylum

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge has knocked down a cornerstone border policy of the Trump administration that denies asylum to people who travel through other countries to reach the U.S.-Mexico border without first seeking protection in those countries.

  • Jul 2, 2020
  • 10:20 AM

Despite COVID Surge, Mexico Avoids Overwhelmed Hospitals

Despite recording nearly three times more deaths than health officials initially predicted, beds are widely available.

  • Jul 1, 2020
  • 6:17 PM

My Latino Essential Worker Family Is at Greater Risk of Contracting COVID-19 (OPINION)

I am an essential worker. So are my parents. I know that we are at greater risk from contracting COVID-19 because we cannot stay home. We must go out to work like many other Latino families.

  • Jul 1, 2020
  • 4:36 PM

Service Members and Veterans Use Hashtag #IAmVanessaGuillen to Share Their Stories of Sexual Abuse in the Military

The story of Vanessa Guillén has captured the nation today, following reports that unidentified body remains were found—and some suspect they are hers.

  • Jul 1, 2020
  • 3:34 PM

Giant of Chicano Literature Rudolfo Anaya Has Died

His most famous work is Bless Me, Ultima, a coming of age story about a Chicano boy who befriends a curandera —a folk healer— in 1940s rural New Mexico.

  • Jul 1, 2020
  • 2:27 PM

Suspect Arrested, New Warrants Issued in Ayotzinapa Case

The attorney general announced yesterday that he requested arrest warrants for 46 officials in the reopened investigation into the disappearance of 43 Mexican students from Iguala, Guerrero in 2014.

  • Jul 1, 2020
  • 12:21 PM

Mexican President to Visit Trump in US on July 8, 9

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador will visit U.S. President Donald Trump on July 8 and 9 in his first trip abroad as the country’s leader, the foreign relations secretary confirmed Tuesday.

  • Jul 1, 2020
  • 10:18 AM

Sixteen-Year-Old’s Death at Nashville Construction Site Raises Questions About Worker Safety

Ramirez wasn’t wearing a harness at the time of his death, which advocates say is a sign of the cost-saving measures that contractors take that lead to exploitation, abuse and sometimes death.

  • Jun 30, 2020
  • 4:17 PM

New Arrest Warrants Issued in Case of Mexico’s Missing 43

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nearly six years after 43 students disappeared in Mexico’s southern Guerrero state, Attorney General Alejandro Gertz Manero said Tuesday that prosecutors had requested 46 arrest warrants for municipal officials in the state in relation to the case.

  • Jun 30, 2020
  • 3:51 PM

Puerto Rico Governor Declares State of Emergency Due to Drought

The U.S. Drought Monitor reported last week that over a quarter of Puerto Rico, mostly in the south, is experiencing severe drought and nearly 60% is in drought.

  • Jun 30, 2020
  • 12:31 PM

Mexico City Begins Reopening Amid High Coronavirus Case Load

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City began allowing more businesses to reopen Monday, after almost three months of various types of lockdowns.

  • Jun 30, 2020
  • 10:20 AM

How I Made It: Partying All Day With ‘Body Hack’ (A Latino USA Segment)

In this Latino USA segment, organizer Oscar Diaz tells us how Body Hack became an international, all-day virtual extravaganza that embodies a world where trans and queer communities can thrive.

  • Jun 29, 2020
  • 4:55 PM

Worsening Drought Forces State of Emergency in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor on Monday declared a state of emergency as a worsening drought creeps across the U.S. territory amid a coronavirus pandemic.

  • Jun 29, 2020
  • 3:33 PM

COVID-19 Cases Swell in Latin America as Worldwide Infections Reach 10 Million

The Financial Times reported that the region accounted for half of the world’s deaths from COVID-19, even though it has only 8% of the world’s population.

  • Jun 29, 2020
  • 1:22 PM

A Genocide of Black Brazilians

Latino Rebels Radio: June 29, 2020.

  • Jun 29, 2020
  • 12:13 PM

Latin America’s Critical Food Markets Fuel Virus Spread

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City’s main wholesale market detects dozens of coronavirus cases every week. A covered food market in Venezuela was the source of one of the largest outbreaks in the country. And every single merchant in a vast market in Peru has tested positive for the virus.

  • Jun 29, 2020
  • 10:03 AM

Welcome to Our Latino Rebels Summer Hours

We need to take a little break.

  • Jun 26, 2020
  • 4:32 PM

Latino USA Presents: How Brazil Became The Epicenter Of COVID-19

In this episode of Latino USA, we explore why one of the largest economies in the world has failed to combat the pandemic.

  • Jun 26, 2020
  • 4:11 PM

Dominican Artist Rita Indiana Releases New Single ‘Miedo’ to Celebrate Pride Month

Rita makes a connection between the latest track about a passionate love so strong it’s scary and the feeling of fear the LGBTQ community overcomes and conquers daily.

  • Jun 26, 2020
  • 3:49 PM

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