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Study: ‘Havana Syndrome’ May Have Been Caused by Mosquito Fumigation

The incidents took place between 2016 and 2018, with diplomats describing symptoms including memory loss and sleep disturbance after hearing a ringing noise.

  • Sep 20, 2019
  • 12:00 PM

Central America’s Dengue Epidemic Deadly in Honduras

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — In a ward usually reserved for juvenile burn victims, children lay listlessly under mosquito nets next to worried parents. On a recent day, 9-year-old Carlos Benítez was headed home after enduring several days of intravenous fluids while doctors waited for his dengue fever to break.

  • Sep 20, 2019
  • 9:09 AM

Stopping Homophobic Violence in Schools

Homophobia in schools assaults LGBTQ+ students’ right to exist.

  • Sep 19, 2019
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Daymé Arocena’s ‘Sonocardiogram’ Is a Soulful Tribute to Love and Santería

She spoke with Futuro Media Group’s Latino USA about her trajectory thus far, her music-making process, her personal life and what inspired her latest creation.

  • Sep 19, 2019
  • 4:12 PM

Mexican Women Rise Up (Again)

For the latest In The Thick, human rights lawyer and journalist, Gisela Pérez De Acha and journalist with El Universal Mexico, Melissa Amezcua join Maria and Julio to discuss the recent wave of feminist protests in Mexico.

  • Sep 19, 2019
  • 3:01 PM

Trump Closes Doors to Immigrants, Some US Citizens Open Them

NEW YORK (AP) — As news of immigrant parents being separated from their children at the border filled headlines last summer, Vivien Tartter became distraught.

So the 67-year-old psychology professor took action: She opened the doors of her Manhattan apartment to a Guatemalan family of three who had been separated at a detention center in Colorado, reunited in New York and had no place to stay.

  • Sep 19, 2019
  • 2:47 PM

Category 3 Hurricane Humberto Lashes Bermuda

With reports of strong winds of up to 104 mph across the island and forecasts of up to 6 inches of rain, Governor John Rankin urged residents to stay indoors.

  • Sep 19, 2019
  • 12:35 PM

Mexico Still Has Much Rebuilding to Do From 2017 Quake

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico marked the Sept. 19 anniversaries of 2017 earthquakes that killed more than 500 people and a devastating 1985 temblor that left at least 9,500 dead.

  • Sep 19, 2019
  • 11:03 AM

AP Interview: Nicaragua Opposition Leader Sees Long Road

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Opposition leader Félix Maradiaga said Thursday after returning to Nicaragua from 14 months in exile that he will not leave again, even though he believes President Daniel Ortega has imposed a “peace of the graveyard.”

  • Sep 19, 2019
  • 9:55 AM

A Museum in Bolivia Pays Homage to President Evo Morales

ORINOCA, Bolivia (AP) — From the air, it stands like a concrete fortress amid the humble adobe and brick homes in the remote town of Orinoca high up in the desert of the Bolivian altiplano.

  • Sep 19, 2019
  • 9:27 AM

Two Years After Hurricane María, a New Doc Project Explores How Young People in Comerío Are Activating Their Community

Titled “We Still Here/Aquí estamos,” the project highlights the “story of a group of young people in Puerto Rico realizing their power.”

  • Sep 19, 2019
  • 9:05 AM

US, Latin America Allies to Weigh Sanctions on Venezuela

WASHINGTON (AP) — Colombia’s ambassador to the U.S. says 18 countries of the Americas will meet Monday to consider multilateral sanctions against Venezuela.

  • Sep 18, 2019
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Amazon Tribe in Brazil Patrols Territory, Braces for Fight

ALTO RIO GUAMA INDIGENOUS RESERVE, Brazil (AP) — Deep in the Amazon rainforest, there is talk of a looming conflict over land.

  • Sep 18, 2019
  • 3:33 PM

More Than 300 Land Activists Killed in Brazil Over Last Decade, Rights Group Says

The report documented how illegal logging and forest fires are linked to violence against activists in the region.

  • Sep 18, 2019
  • 12:39 PM

The Failure of Reuniting Migrant Families

This is about cruelty and nothing else.

  • Sep 18, 2019
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Alejandro Sanz and His #DREAMERTeam Are a Beacon of Tangible Hope for These Fearful Times

I am thankful beyond words that Alejandro, and all his very famous friends, have chosen to put a spotlight on the challenges facing DREAMers.

  • Sep 18, 2019
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Federales investigan a empresario que maneja inversiones de agencias de Gobierno

A Michael Williams, fundador de Kinetic Investment, se le imputa haber usado el dinero de sus clientes inversionistas para beneficio personal.

  • Sep 18, 2019
  • 9:28 AM

Cries in the Night: Life in the Limbo of a Mexican Shelter

JUÁREZ, Mexico (AP) — Long after midnight, when the heat has finally relented and the walled courtyard is scattered with men sleeping in the open, someone begins to sob.

  • Sep 18, 2019
  • 8:51 AM

Nurses Speak Out About Border Conditions

RN Response Network/National Nurses United release 20-page report called “Compassion Without Borders: RNs Report on the Public Health Crisis at the Border.”

  • Sep 17, 2019
  • 1:19 PM

Migrants Anxious Before Court Dates in Texas Tents

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (AP) — Abel Oset was seized with panic. After an 11-country odyssey that began when he and his namesake son fled Cuba, and a brief moment on U.S. soil, he was crossing back into America.

  • Sep 17, 2019
  • 1:05 PM