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Bahamians Look for Loved Ones as 1,300 Missing After Dorian

MCLEAN’S TOWN, Bahamas (AP) — They scan social media, peer under rubble, or try to follow the smell of death in an attempt to find family and friends.

  • Sep 13, 2019
  • 8:01 AM

Supreme Court Action on Asylum Rule Denounced as Inhumane

CIUDAD JUÁREZ, Mexico (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court’s clearing of the way for the Trump administration to deny nearly all asylum requests from Central Americans and other migrants caused despair along the border Thursday and was denounced by activists as a “death sentence” for those trying to escape poverty and violence in their homelands.

  • Sep 12, 2019
  • 4:21 PM

El Paso: A Reason for the Latinx Community to Push for Impeachment (OPINION)

A President who incites violence against citizens and residents has no legitimate or moral claim to the authority of the office.

  • Sep 12, 2019
  • 3:56 PM

Study: Major Newspapers Uncritically Echo Trump Administration Anti-Immigrant Language

Influential media outlets have legitimized dehumanizing language aimed at immigrants, according to Define American.

  • Sep 12, 2019
  • 3:13 PM

Destroy the Hispanic Industrial Complex

I’ve always said that community is about reciprocity. The Hispanic industrial complex only takes, takes, takes. That’s why it deserves to be destroyed.

  • Sep 12, 2019
  • 2:49 PM

Mexico Says It Disagrees With US Supreme Court Order

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said Thursday that Mexico’s government doesn’t agree with an “astonishing” U.S. Supreme Court order that would block migrants from countries other than Mexico and Canada from applying for asylum at U.S. borders.

  • Sep 12, 2019
  • 12:22 PM

Supreme Court Accepts New Asylum Restrictions on Central Americans

Asylum will only be granted to immigrants who have been denied asylum in another country or who have been victims of “severe” human trafficking.

  • Sep 12, 2019
  • 10:36 AM

Ex-Venezuelan Spymaster Won’t Waive Extradition to US

MADRID (AP) — Venezuela’s former military spy chief told a Spanish court on Thursday that he won’t waive extradition to the United States, claiming that the drug smuggling and other charges against him are politically motivated.

  • Sep 12, 2019
  • 8:50 AM

Supreme Court Allows Broad Enforcement of Trump Asylum Rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing nationwide enforcement of a new Trump administration rule that prevents most Central American migrants from seeking asylum in the United States.

  • Sep 12, 2019
  • 7:45 AM

Why I Turned Down a $70K Graduate School Scholarship

Graduate school in the United States is a capitalist scam.

  • Sep 11, 2019
  • 4:15 PM

New Film Explores Legacy of Puerto Rican Actor Raúl Juliá

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Members of Generation X may know Raúl Juliá for his energetic and playful role as Gomez Addams in the 1991 movie adaptation of “The Addams Family.” Others may think of Juliá in his critically acclaimed role in the 1985 “Kiss of the Spider Woman” as revolutionary Valentin Arregui.

  • Sep 11, 2019
  • 3:26 PM

Sixth Colombian Mayoral Candidate Killed Weeks Before Election

Police in Colombia arrested two people yesterday in connection with the killing of mayoral candidate Orley García.

  • Sep 11, 2019
  • 11:34 AM

In Brazil’s Rainforests, the Worst Fires Are Likely Still to Come

The prospects of slowing deforestation remain dim, an issue that matters to people around the world.

  • Sep 11, 2019
  • 10:11 AM

Colombia Threatens to Denounce Cuba as Sponsor of Terrorism

BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — Colombia threatened Tuesday to denounce Cuba at the United Nations unless it immediately turns over two guerrilla commanders believed to be living on the communist island.

  • Sep 11, 2019
  • 9:54 AM

Tent Courts Set to Open on Border for US Asylum Seekers

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Trump administration is ready to open a tent court on the border to help handle tens of thousands of cases of asylum seekers forced to wait in Mexico, with hearings held entirely by videoconference.

  • Sep 11, 2019
  • 9:43 AM

Dominican Activists Launch Campaign #HablemosDeIgualdad to Raise Awareness About Gender Equality

The issue has taken the country by storm, particularly following the assassination of Anibel González Ureña.

  • Sep 10, 2019
  • 3:46 PM

FEMA Officials, Contractor Accused of Hurricane Relief Fraud

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Federal authorities said Tuesday they have arrested two former officials of the Federal Emergency Management Authority and the former president of a major disaster relief contractor, accusing them of bribery and fraud in the efforts to restore electricity to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane María.

  • Sep 10, 2019
  • 3:19 PM

Colombia Gathers Alleged Proof That Venezuela Is Sheltering FARC Members

President Iván Duque will present the information his government has collected to the UN General Assembly this month.

  • Sep 10, 2019
  • 2:09 PM

An Episode of Democracy: Puerto Rico After the Protests

The RadioLAND podcast for September 6, 2019.

  • Sep 10, 2019
  • 11:21 AM

Local Nashville Report Says One of ICE Agents Involved in Shooting Was Part of Previous Settled Lawsuits

WTVF reported that the city of Nashville and the federal government agreed to pay $310,000 to dismiss one of the lawsuits.

  • Sep 10, 2019
  • 10:10 AM