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OPINION: All Colombians Must Unite and Fight for the Legitimate Right to Protest

Until we all access these basic rights, la protesta y la lucha no deben de parar.

  • May 13, 2021
  • 4:10 PM

The Nicaraguan Opposition, a House Divided

A divided opposition at the ballot box, independent analysts widely believe, will pave the way for Ortega to secure his fourth consecutive five-year term.

  • May 13, 2021
  • 1:40 PM

US Envoy Expresses Concern to El Salvador President

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Hours after a “cordial” meeting with El Salvador President Nayib Bukele, White House Special Envoy Ricardo Zúñiga told Salvadorans that he conveyed a message of concern over the country’s direction.

  • May 12, 2021
  • 4:16 PM

New Polling Shows that US Needs to Move Beyond Racist Insular Cases

Essentially, the Insular Cases are the U.S. legal framework that justify a colonial relationship with territories like Puerto Rico American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam and the Virgin Islands.

  • May 12, 2021
  • 12:54 PM

OPINION: The Unsung Power of DREAMer Entrepreneurs  

As an undocumented immigrant, becoming my own boss was a necessity.

  • May 12, 2021
  • 11:18 AM

Number of Children Traveling Alone at Border Eases in April

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The number of unaccompanied children encountered on the U.S. border with Mexico in April eased from an all-time high a month earlier, while more adults were found coming without families, authorities said Tuesday.

  • May 12, 2021
  • 9:51 AM

#LatinoRebels10: From 2015, When a Puerto Rican Won the Powerball

Ignorance is everywhere but in February of 2015, it felt like it was solely focused on the Puerto Rican who was a Powerball winner.

  • May 11, 2021
  • 9:57 PM

OPINION: The Puerto Rico Self-Determination Act Is a Legislative Proposal Shrouded in Mendacity

Contrary to the arguments of some mainland elected officials of Puerto Rican descent, the Self-Determination Act confuses, complicates and delays approval of an honest self-determination process for Puerto Rico.

  • May 11, 2021
  • 5:21 PM

Migrant Children Held in Mass Shelters With Little Oversight

The Biden administration is holding tens of thousands of asylum-seeking children in an opaque network of some 200 facilities that The Associated Press has learned spans two dozen states and includes five shelters with more than 1,000 children packed inside.

  • May 11, 2021
  • 4:41 PM

Not Always About The Money (A Latino USA Podcast)

But, not every single medical tourist is crossing the border to save money. People like Maria Davis-Cherry are crossing the border in hopes of saving their own lives.

  • May 11, 2021
  • 11:41 AM

Rubio Stands With Colombian President, but Other Senators Not so Sure

Latino Rebels asked some senators on Monday afternoon at the Capitol if the United States should reconsider its relationship with Colombian President Iván Duque Márquez, who has been criticized for his lack of response towards the violence but has also called for dialogue with national strike leaders.

  • May 11, 2021
  • 9:40 AM

#LatinoRebels10: From 2015, the Ugly Anti-Blackness of Rodner Figueroa

No matter how you look at it, what Rodner Figueroa said on Univision’s “El Gordo y la Flaca” in the spring of 2015 about Michelle Obama was racist.

  • May 10, 2021
  • 9:15 PM

Mexican Mothers March for Disappeared Children

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hundreds of people observed Mothers Day in Mexico’s capital Monday by marching to demand authorities find their missing children.

  • May 10, 2021
  • 6:12 PM

OPINION: The Psychological Effects of Unauthorized Immigration

It seems infinitely more logical and practical to accept the reality of the situation, extend the hand of help and allow for a system that benefits all involved.

  • May 10, 2021
  • 3:58 PM

Alejandro Negrete and the Role of Family in Organizing

I want Latino organizers to have the space to talk and share their knowledge.

  • May 10, 2021
  • 11:24 AM

EXPLAINER: Why Are People Protesting Across Colombia?

BUCARAMANGA, Colombia (AP) — Thousands of Colombians have protested across the country against a government they feel has long ignored their needs, allowed corruption to run rampant and is so out of touch that it proposed tax increases during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • May 10, 2021
  • 10:25 AM

#LatinoRebels10: From 2015, About the Use of LATINX

Or the debate that never ends.

  • May 7, 2021
  • 5:24 PM

Unforgiving Repression of National Strike in Colombia

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — For a week, people from all over the world have looked on in horror as the Colombian government’s crackdown on a national strike has been unforgiving. Different organizations have different tallies, but they all indicate tragedy.

  • May 7, 2021
  • 3:51 PM

OPINION: New Mexico Leading the Nation on Early Childhood Education

This legislative victory shows that elections are crucial to pushing for social change.

  • May 7, 2021
  • 1:52 PM

The Wrongful Conviction Of Joseph Webster: Episode 2 (A Latino USA Podcast)

In episode two of Latino USA’s two-part series, we follow Joseph’s lawyer, Daniel Horwitz, as he refuses to accept the CRU’s denial, questioning what it would actually take for the unit to reinvestigate Joseph’s case

  • May 7, 2021
  • 10:57 AM

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