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In Trump’s War on Immigrants, His Greatest Foes Are Immigrants Themselves (OPINION)

In the end, what Trump is intellectually and morally incapable of understanding is that long after he’s gone, immigrants will keep coming, keep dreaming, and keep helping make America as great as it will ever be.

  • Aug 7, 2020
  • 11:27 AM

How California’s COVID-19 Surge Widens Health Inequalities for Black, Latino and Low-Income Residents

While everyone is at risk, low-income, Black and Latino Californians are dying at higher rates than high-income and non-Latino whites, and analyses suggest these gaps are widening.

  • Aug 7, 2020
  • 11:06 AM

4 Poultry Plant Execs Indicted After 2019 Immigration Raid

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Four executives from two Mississippi poultry processing plants have been indicted on federal charges tied to one of the largest workplace immigration raids in the U.S. in the past decade.

  • Aug 7, 2020
  • 9:18 AM

Presidential Candidate Joe Biden Clarifies Comments About Blacks and Latinos

“By the way, what you all know, but most people don’t know, unlike the African-American community, with notable exceptions, the Latino community is an incredibly diverse community with incredibly different attitudes about different things,” Biden said.

  • Aug 6, 2020
  • 10:06 PM

Seeking Refuge in US, Children Fleeing Danger Are Expelled

HOUSTON (AP) — When officers led them out of a detention facility near the U.S.-Mexico border and onto a bus last month, the 12-year-old from Honduras and his 9-year-old sister believed they were going to a shelter so they could be reunited with their mother in the Midwest.

  • Aug 6, 2020
  • 5:32 PM

Latest Census Deadline Will Weaken Latino Political Representation, Advocates Say

After first extending the deadline in response to the pandemic, the Trump administration now says the Census Bureau will stop collecting data next month.

  • Aug 6, 2020
  • 4:30 PM

Brazilian Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Special Measures to Protect Indigenous Peoples From COVID-19

Most of the measures the court ruled on had already been introduced by top officials last month and were vetoed by Bolsonaro.

  • Aug 6, 2020
  • 1:02 PM

Economy Tanking, Cuba Launches Some Long-Delayed Reforms

HAVANA (AP) — With its airports closed to commercial flights and its economy tanking, Cuba has launched the first in a series of long-promised reforms meant to bolster the country’s struggling private sector.

  • Aug 6, 2020
  • 12:58 PM

Never Forget Trump’s Outright Contempt of Puerto Ricans (OPINION)

Boricua Freedom Writer Norma Iris Lafé chronicles how Trump has failed Puerto Rico at every turn, beginning with September of 2017.

  • Aug 6, 2020
  • 12:11 PM

NABJ and NAHJ Interview Joe Biden During Virtual Conference

“And by the way,” Biden said at one point. “ICE is going to back to school.

  • Aug 6, 2020
  • 10:22 AM

Top Court Rules Brazil Must Protect Indigenous in Pandemic

By DÉBORA ÁLVARES, Associated Press BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — The Brazilian Supreme Court ordered President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration Wednesday to adopt measures to shield Indigenous peoples from the new coronavirus, in a vote that came hours after a prominent Indigenous leader died from COVID-19. The justices voted unanimously in favor of forcing the government to […]

  • Aug 5, 2020
  • 8:52 PM

Colombia’s Long Virus Lockdown Fuels Anxiety and Depression

BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — Like much of the world, Colombia shut down in March as coronavirus cases surged in Europe and began trickling into the South American country.

  • Aug 5, 2020
  • 8:33 PM

Transgender Activists Gather to Fight Against Trans Violence

“We are gathering today to remember the lives of the trans Black women who have died in the hands of bigotry, racism, discrimination, and misogyny,” said Mariah López, Executive Director of STARR. “Enough is enough!”

  • Aug 5, 2020
  • 5:39 PM

NALEO Predicts That at Least 14.6 Million U.S. Latinos Will Cast Ballots in November Elections

The organization said that this would be 15 percent increase in Latino turnout from the 2016 Election, when nearly 12.7 million Latinos cast ballots.

  • Aug 5, 2020
  • 5:12 PM

Latest PBS UNLADYLIKE2020 Episode Chronicles Life of Mexican-American Journalist Jovita Idar

The documentary features an interview with Futuro Media’s own Maria Hinojosa, who says learning about Idar has been “life-changing.”

  • Aug 5, 2020
  • 5:05 PM

New Telemundo/BuzzFeed News Poll Says 60% of Young Latino Voters Would Vote for Biden

That finding is one of many that provide a look into one of the country’s fastest-growing electorates.

  • Aug 5, 2020
  • 3:55 PM

Former Colombian President Uribe Placed on House Arrest

President Iván Duque announced that former President Álvaro Uribe will be held in custody as the Supreme Court investigates allegations of witness tampering

  • Aug 5, 2020
  • 1:01 PM

Ensuring Puerto Rico’s Long-Term Economic Development (OPINION)

A return to old and failed policies is not the option if Puerto Rico is to succeed in the world economy.

  • Aug 5, 2020
  • 11:58 AM

Skepticism, Fear Help Fuel Virus on Mexico City’s Outskirts

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Only after a neighbor died of the coronavirus did Juan José and Esther Serralde begin to believe that the threat was real, but it was too late. Soon, the older couple, their son and daughter-in-law, and two of their grandchildren were infected.

  • Aug 5, 2020
  • 10:53 AM

Latest Pew Data Shows How COVID-19 Pandemic Has Decimated Finances of US Latino Community

As for their views of the economy, only 18% of U.S. Latinos rated the nation’s economy as either excellent or good in June.

  • Aug 4, 2020
  • 6:11 PM

Latino USA Presents: Alice Bag And A Quinceañera Reimagined

In this episode of Latino USA’s “How I Made It” series, Alice Bag looks back at her own growth as an artist, reflecting on how she came to be the fearless musician and feminist she is today.

  • Aug 4, 2020
  • 5:14 PM

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