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Puerto Rico to Lock Down Sundays, Close Marinas for Holidays

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor on Thursday announced stricter measures to fight COVID-19, including a lockdown on Sundays and the closure of all marinas as the U.S. territory grapples with an increase in cases and deaths.

  • Dec 3, 2020
  • 2:02 PM

Guía antirracista para periodistas hispanohablantes en los Estados Unidos

El reclamo inició un proceso de redacción y edición colectiva a cargo de expertas afrolatinas que acaba de concluir.

  • Dec 3, 2020
  • 12:49 PM

Ok, One More ‘Latino Vote’ Show

Latino Rebels Radio: December 3, 2020

  • Dec 3, 2020
  • 12:30 PM

Cuban Security Forces Detain Artists Who Organized Protest

Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara, Claudia Genlui Hidalgo and Iliana Hernández were detained for allegedly attempting to destabilize the government via their San Isidro Movement.

  • Dec 3, 2020
  • 12:17 PM

Electric Wheelchair Tours Show Colombian City From New Angle

The hand-cycles, built and designed with the help of local bike workshops, are powered by rechargeable batteries and latch on to wheelchairs with metal bars and hooks. The steering and brakes are like those on a regular bicycle, while accelerating only requires pushing a button on one of the handles.

  • Dec 2, 2020
  • 5:50 PM

THE LIBERATOR and the Continued Myths of This Nation’s Founding (OPINION)

Netflix’s new show The Liberator is yet another chapter in a larger attempt to make World War II the new multicultural founding myth of the nation.

  • Dec 2, 2020
  • 4:58 PM

A Latino Neighborhood in Oklahoma Is Honored for Its Vibrancy

In October, the National Main Street Center, a part of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, announced Kendall Whittier Main Street (KWMS) as one of three community winners of the Great American Main Street Awards, which recognizes preservation-based commercial district revitalization.

  • Dec 2, 2020
  • 12:31 PM

Mexican Officials Aren’t Reporting COVID-19 Cases in Migrant Detention Centers

Mexico’s National Immigration Institute (INM) has dodged questions regarding the number of COVID-19 cases at its detention facilities.

  • Dec 2, 2020
  • 11:07 AM

Pop-up School for US Asylum Seekers Thrives Despite Pandemic

MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — It started out simply: A pop-up school on a sidewalk to teach reading, writing, math and art to Central American children living in a camp of asylum seekers stuck at America’s doorstep.

  • Dec 1, 2020
  • 5:48 PM

Argentina Cops Search Office of 2nd Doctor in Maradona Case

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The investigation into Diego Maradona’s death continued Tuesday with police raids on the office and home of the psychiatrist who cared for the soccer star and is being investigated for possible medical negligence.

  • Dec 1, 2020
  • 5:19 PM

Paleo Your Mind (Henry Cadena)

Hector Luis Alamo chats with guest Henry Cadena, a brand strategist and cultural researcher based in Houston, Texas

  • Dec 1, 2020
  • 2:45 PM

Peru’s Democracy Faces Greatest Trial Since Fujimori Dictatorship After Two Presidents Are Ousted in One Week

During Fujimori’s corrupt military-backed rule between 1990 and 2000, Peru’s democratic institutions were dismantled and its democratic values subverted. Dissenters faced death, disappearance and torture.

  • Dec 1, 2020
  • 2:39 PM

How I Made It: La Doña (A Latino USA Podcast)

In this segment of “How I Made It” —which looks at Latino creators and the work they make— La Doña breaks down her new song “Cuando Se Van” and talks about taking her fears and turning them into a powerful anthem for a gentrifying city.

  • Dec 1, 2020
  • 11:59 AM

Brazil Reports Record Amount of Deforestation

Over 2.7 million acres were cut down in 2020, a 9.5% increase compared to the previous year.

  • Dec 1, 2020
  • 9:54 AM

Huge Puerto Rico Radio Telescope, Already Damaged, Collapses

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A huge, already damaged radio telescope in Puerto Rico that has played a key role in astronomical discoveries for more than half a century completely collapsed on Tuesday.

  • Dec 1, 2020
  • 9:17 AM

Judge: Detained Immigrants Must See a Judge Within 10 Days

NEW YORK (AP) — Newly detained immigrants must appear before a judge within 10 days, rather than the weeks or months they’ve sometimes had to endure in recent years, a judge said Monday.

  • Dec 1, 2020
  • 8:37 AM

Supreme Court Seems Skeptical of Trump’s Census Plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court sounded skeptical Monday that President Donald Trump could categorically exclude people living in the country illegally from the population count used to allot seats among the states in the House of Representatives.

  • Nov 30, 2020
  • 4:59 PM

Moving Maps: Puerto Ricans Struggle for Their Place in Philadelphia

The diaspora faces inequity and gentrification in the second U.S. city with the largest Puerto Rican population.

  • Nov 30, 2020
  • 4:29 PM

Hunger Strike in Havana Sparks a New Level of Protest for Cuban Artists

The arrest and subsequent eight month sentence of Cuban rapper and activist Denis Solís González has set off an escalating protest movement in Havana and abroad. 

  • Nov 30, 2020
  • 1:29 PM

California Vetoed Ethnic Studies Requirements for Public High School Students, But the Movement Grows

Despite the veto, California’s struggle highlights a growing national movement to teach ethnic studies in K-12 classrooms.

  • Nov 30, 2020
  • 11:17 AM

To Court Latinos, Democrats Have to Expand Strategy in 2022

“It was extremely important and extremely helpful to the campaign to be able to tap into that enthusiasm, to be able to tap into that incredible network. I think it made all the difference into turning Arizona blue,” said Jessica Mejia, Arizona director for Biden’s campaign.

  • Nov 30, 2020
  • 10:31 AM

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